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Highland Heights




Nestled in the quiet hills just a few miles south of the Ohio River, Highland Heights has grown since its founding in the 1920s from a small farming community to home of one of the fast-growing postsecondary institutions in the state, Northern Kentucky University (NKU).
 
The city’s motto — Growth Through Progress — is apparent not only in the ongoing expansion of NKU’s campus but in the growing diversity of Highland Heights residents and its broad range of real estate and commercial offerings. Visitors to the city will find walkable streets with quick access to retail and restaurants as well as quieter subdivisions adjacent to family-friendly parks and recreational facilities.
 
K-12 students in Highland Heights attend the consistently high-ranking Campbell County School District.
 

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NKU, local tech firms lead region in cybersecurity efforts

Through its award-winning Center for Information Security, NKU is partnering with regional cybersecurity experts to produce career-ready students for the fight against cyber crime.

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NKU celebrates era of transformation, looks ahead to bright future

Northern Kentucky University is in the midst of a significant makeover, adding new degree programs and iconic buildings while fighting for fair state funding.

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Year in Review: Highlights show growth for NKY businesses, communities, education and health

As 2015 comes to a close, Northern Kentucky leaders suggest highlights of the region's civic achievements, notable milestones, new businesses and emerging trends for the year.

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African Professionals Network got started at NKU, continues to spread connections

The African Professionals Network, the area's go-to organization for anything related to continental Africa, hosted its annual symposium Oct. 10 with a keynote address from the Northern Kentucky Chamber's Trey Grayson.

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The sky's the limit for myNKY

After receiving 15,000 ideas from a community engagement campaign, the "myNKY" plan produced a five-year playbook for achieving long-term prosperity in Northern Kentucky and a new name for the lead organization: Skyward.
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