About Utica College
UC History... A Timeline
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Karl Wernert calls the first meeting of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) at UC. John Tallmadge elected first president.
Utica College adds Syracuse University upper-level courses to its two-year academic structure.
The college drama group, the Gaslighters, presents the first UC play, Death Takes a Holiday, in the Village Theatre, New Hartford. Lucy Case directs the play.
Utica College organizes an Athletic Council. Athletic Director Henry Varhely launches golf, baseball, basketball, and tennis teams.
Dr. Ralph F. Strebel becomes the second dean of Utica College (second chief executive officer).
First evening classes at Utica College begin.
Syracuse University announces opening of Utica College of Syracuse University at Oneida Square. Dr. Winton Tolles serves as the first dean of Utica College (first chief executive officer).
Dr. Robert Willard of Syracuse University organizes and directs three University extension centers in Utica, Rome, and Herkimer.
Founded in 1946, UC is a comprehensive private institution that offers bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees.
UC enrolls more than 5,000 full- and part-time students, on campus and online.
The College offers 38 undergraduate majors and 31 minors.
The College offers 21 graduate programs, including master's degrees, doctoral programs, and graduate-level certificates. Options include:
- business administration
- cybersecurity - intelligence and forensics
- financial crime and compliance management
- health care administration
- occupational therapy
- physical therapy