Mount St. Joseph University

Mount to Host 2017 Candidates Forum

Press Releases, Student Life

By: Keith Lanser


Cincinnati, OH (October 5, 2017) --The Mount will host a 2017 Candidates Forum on Monday, October 16, at 6:00 p.m. in the University Theatre. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. The event will feature a “candidate fast pitch” segment as well as a meet-and-greet session with the candidates. Rosemary Oglesby-Henry, a Mount alumna, will serve as emcee. Oglesby-Henry is the founder and CEO of Rosemary’s Babies Co., and is a member of the Cincinnati Business Courier’s 2017 Forty Under 40 Class. 

More than 35 candidates from the offices of Cincinnati City Council, Cincinnati School Board, Cincinnati Mayor, Delhi Township Trustee, and Hamilton County Municipal Court are expected to participate in the 2017 Candidates Forum.

This event is open to the public and free of charge. Guests are asked to RSVP. For questions about the 2017 Candidates Forum, please contact Keith Lanser, manager of service learning & civic engagement at or call 513-244-4634.

Mount St. Joseph University is a Catholic academic community grounded in the spiritual values and vision of its founders, the Sisters of Charity. The University educates its students through interdisciplinary liberal arts and professional curricula emphasizing values, integrity, and social responsibility. The Mount’s hallmark has always been smaller class sizes and personalized attention for all its undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students, along with a commitment to preparing graduates who are career-ready and leadership-focused. As a Section 501(c)(3) organization, Mount St. Joseph University engages in activities to promote voter registration, encourage voter participation, and provide voter education through activities and events that do not favor, oppose, or endorse any particular candidate for office.