New Fifth Third scholarship program benefits at-risk students of Cincinnati Arts & Technology Studios

First-year scholarships to be awarded during OTR International Film Festival; area businesses invited to participate in program Cincinnati, September 26, 2018 — “I want to make something of my life. I want to go to college, which my parents didn’t get to do,” says Rose Thompson. “Without this scholarship, I wouldn’t be going to college.” […]


CATS students prepare for Yellowstone, win DAAPcamps scholarships, train for careers

It’s summer break, but not for Cincinnati Arts & Technology Studios students Cincinnati, June 21, 2018 — School may be out for the summer but not for students and recent graduates of Cincinnati Arts & Technology Studios. CATS, a Cincinnati Public Schools partner, uses a variety of programs to help at-risk students stay in school, […]


Cincinnati Arts and Technology Center becomes Cincinnati Arts & Technology Studios

New name, new look, reflects evolved mission. The Cincinnati Arts and Technology Center (CATC) announced that it is now Cincinnati Arts and Technology Studios (CATS). The name change is supported by evolved branding that reflects the organization’s proven success in helping at-risk high school students stay in school, graduate and launch successful careers and lives. […]


CATC welcomes three new members to board of directors

The Cincinnati Arts & Technology Center is pleased to announce the addition of three new members to its board of directors, deepening the agency’s expertise in development, marketing and customer experience. Scott Enders, senior vice president and director of customer experience, Bancorp, Fifth Third Bank brings a 25-year track record in the financial services industry. […]


Students return to CATC, have 93% chance to graduate

Cincinnati Arts & Technology Center continues 93% graduation rate as students return Cincinnati, September 12, 2016 — Students of the Cincinnati Arts& Technology Center, (CATC) return to their art studios at Longworth Hall this week. CATC serves Cincinnati Public Schools juniors, seniors, and overage underclassmen, most of whom are at risk of not graduating. CATC […]


CATC announces 94% graduation rate

Students return this week to their studios at the Cincinnati Arts & Technology Center  Cincinnati, September 14, 2015 — Students of the Cincinnati Arts& Technology Center, (CATC) return to their art studios at Longworth Hall this week. The program serves Cincinnati Public Schools juniors, seniors, and overage underclassmen, most of whom are at risk of […]


Yellowstone expedition will open eyes, open doors for 10 Cincinnati teens

Preparatory trips include Thane Maynard-led tour of Cincinnati Zoo    Cincinnati, July 7, 2015 —  Ten high school students will soon be winging their way West for the adventure of their young lives: an expedition to Yellowstone National Park. The students participate in programs at the Cincinnati Arts & Technology Center.  which uses  a variety […]


CATC Opportunity Summer: Yellowstone expedition, DAAPCamps scholarships, training for careers

Cincinnati, June 2015 – School may be out for summer but not for students and recent graduates of the  Cincinnati Arts & Technology Center.  CATC  uses  a variety of programs to help at-risk students stay in school, graduate and launch careers. “Opportunity Summer” at CATC offers a full slate of adventures and work opportunities designed […]


CATC announces board of directors changes

Deloitte executive Karen Bowman takes over as chairwoman, CATC co-founder Lee Carter becomes chairman emeritus Cincinnati, January 19, 2015 —  The new year brings new leadership to the Cincinnati Arts & Technology Center  board of directors. Lee Carter,  who more than a decade ago championed the concept of building the center in Cincinnati, has turned […]


CATC welcomes three new staff members

CATC welcomes three new staff members Cincinnati, December 9,  2014 —  The Cincinnati Arts and Technology Center welcomes two new arts instructors and a new workforce development coordinator.  A combination of quality arts programming plus “wraparound” services that include the career preparation Bridging the Gap provides, has proven to work for even the most at-risk […]