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1998 Awards & Honors

Owens Students Inducted into Technology Honor Society
Fourteen Owens Community College students recently were recognized for their outstanding academic achievements and inducted into Epsilon Pi Tau, an international technology honor society.

Owens Health Coordinator Honored with Gerontological Scholarship
Joyce Ellerbrock, R.N., coordinator of health continuing education for the Center for Development and Training (CDT) at Owens Community College, is the recipient of the 1998 Northwest Ohio Gerontological Association Undergraduate Student Scholarship.

Owens Trustees' Merit Scholarship Winners Announced
The Owens Community College Board of Trustees has made available thousands of dollars in new scholarships for area high school graduates through the Trustees' Merit Scholarship program.

Owens Students Receive Scholarships from National Association of Women in Construction"
Carol Meidt of Toledo, a 1996 honors graduate of Owens Community College, has been named the "1998 Ohio Recognized Young Dietetic Technician of the Year".

Owens Graduate Named "Young Dietetic Technician of the Year"
Four Owens Community College students are the recipients of scholarships from the National Association of Women in Construction.

Owens Executive Director of CDT to Contribute to National Project
Bill Deffenbaugh, Executive Director of Economic and Workforce Development at Owens Community College's Center for Development and Training (CDT), has been invited to be part of a national effort to establish National Skill Standards for the Construction Trades.

Owens Students Inducted into Phi Theta Kappa Honorary Society
Fifty-four Owens Community College students recently were recognized for their superior academic achievements and inducted into the prestigious two-year college honorary society, Phi Theta Kappa...

38 Students Graduate from Owens Basic Peace Officer Academy
Graduates of the Ohio Peace Officer Academies on the Owens Community College Toledo-area and Findlay campuses recently were recognized at a special ceremony...

Owens Students Awarded Agribusiness Scholarships
Eleven local Owens Community College students have been awarded Agribusiness scholarships for 1997-98....

Owens Faculty Member Elected President of Ohio Business Teachers Association
Rose Kuceyeski, an Office Administration Technology professor at Owens Community College for 13 years, has been elected president of the Ohio Business Teachers Association (OBTA)...

Owens Automotive Technology Program Named No. 1 in Nation
The Automotive Technology Program at Owens Community College has been selected the national winner of the 1997 American Vocational Association/American Automobile Manufacturers Association Industry Planning Council's "Award for Excellence"...

Owens Honors Graduate Nominated for All-USA Academic Team
Sarah Black of Bowling Green, an honors graduate of Owens Community College, has been nominated for the All-USA Community and Junior College Academic Team...

Maumee Woman Receives Nursing Honor
Paulette M. DiCesare of Maumee has been named the recipient of the Dr. Peggy A. Bensman Nursing Honor Award at Owens Community College...

Owens Webmaster Recognized Internationally for Developing Computer Software
Jim Specht, webmaster for Owens Community College, is receiving international kudos for writing a computer software program, known as "Lightning HTML Editor," used to design web pages...

George Pollauf earns Certification as a CPP
George A. Pollauf, payroll coordinator for Owens Community College, has earned his certification as a CPP, certified payroll professional, from the American Payroll Association...

Owens Financial Aid Manager Elected President of OASFAA
Brian Paskvan, Financial Aid Manager at Owens Community College, has been elected President of the Ohio Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (OASFAA)...

Owens Receives $480,000 Technology Grant From Ohio Board of Regents
The "classroom of the future" at Owens Community College is spreading across campus thanks to a recent $480,000 grant from the Ohio Board of Regents...

Owens Community College Announces Summer Academic Honors List
More than 900 students have been named to the Academic Honors List at Owens Community College for the 1997 Summer Semester...

Owens Community College Registrar Honored for Presentation
The Ohio Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers has received a national award for a presentation on "Records Fraud and Misrepresentation" which Lorinda Bishop, Registrar at Owens Community College, helped to design and coordinate...


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