Future Undergraduate Students

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University of Cincinnati’s College of Arts and Sciences (A&S) enrolls over 8,000 undergraduate students and 1,000 graduate students, making the college the mainstay of an urban, thriving top-25 research university. At A&S, you gain all the benefits a liberal arts education can offer, and the skills that will set you apart in the job market.

As one of Reuter’s Top 100 Most Innovative Universities, we empower our students to uncover new ideas, and become key influencers—in whichever path they choose. Join the largest student body on campus to learn from our award-winning faculty and access state-of-the-art research facilities.

What makes A&S right for you?

  • Flexible degree paths
  • Top research school
  • Internship, study abroad opportunities
  • Student support network
  • Urban environment named by Forbes Magazine as one the world's most beautiful college campuses

Meet your A&S Recruitment Staff

Have questions? Ready to meet with one of our A&S Recruitment Staff and get answers? Schedule a meeting now with Derrick Robertson if you are an incoming freshman and with LaDreka KariKari if you are a transfer or transition student. 

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Derrick Robertson

Director of Recruitment, College of Arts & Sciences

2110 French Hall

513-556-9160

Derrick Robertson is the Director of Recruitment for the College of Arts & Sciences, providing support to prospective student and families throughout their transition to the A&S community.

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LaDreka Karikari

Associate Director, Undergraduate Recruitment, College of Arts & Sciences

2142 French Hall

513-556-5860

For over twelve years, LaDreka has been an advocate in assisting the enrollment of freshmen, transfer and transition students to higher education.

Meet the A&S Ambassadors

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Tyler Benson

President

Tyler Benson (he/him) is a third-year Political Science and Law & Society double-major on the Pre-Law track with an English minor from Brunswick, Ohio.

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Hannah Poorman

Vice-President

Hannah Poorman (she/her) is a fourth-year Biological Sciences major concentrating in Biomedical Sciences with a Global Health certificate from Coshocton, Ohio.

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Dan Freeman

Treasurer

Dan Freeman (he/him) is a third-year English Literary & Cultural Studies major from Cincinnati, Ohio.

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AJ Rao

Director of Programming

AJ Rao (he/him) is a third-year Neuropsychology major with a Pre-Med and EMS certificate from Mason, Ohio.

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Julia Parrey

Director of Recruitment

Julia Parrey (she/her) is a second-year Neuroscience and Political Science double-major with a certificate in Bioethics from Hershey, Pennsylvania.

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Madison Walls

Director of Training

Madison Walls (she/her) is a third-year Biological Sciences major on a pre-dental track from Marysville, Ohio.

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Amelia Koch

Director of Public Relations

Amelia Koch (she/her) is a fourth-year Psychology major (BS) with minors in Spanish and Early Childhood Education & Development from Findlay, Ohio.

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Anshya Tewari

Secretary

Anshya Tewari (she/her) is a second-year Neurobiology major on the Pre-Med track with a Medical Humanities certificate from Cincinnati, Ohio.