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2002 Academics

Published 12/27/02
Free GED Orientation Offered at Owens Findlay Workforce and Community Services Division
FINDLAY - Are you considering enhancing your basic skills in English or math, or improving your employment skills? Sign up today...more

Published 12/20/02
Owens Community College Receives Grant To Initiate Physical Therapist Assistant Degree Online
A state grant worth more than $122,000 has been awarded to Owens Community College for the development of an online Physical Therapist Assistant Program...more

Published 12/11/02
Owens Community College Receives State Funding Approval and Purchases Land For New Findlay-area Campus
FINDLAY - Owens Community College took a major step in enhancing academic opportunities for its students by receiving legislative approval on $8.7 million in state funding and securing land for the future site of the new $25.7 million Owens Findlay-area Campus...more

Published 12/11/02
Ohio Legislature Approves State Funding For Fire, Police and Homeland Security Training Center At Owens Community College
Owens Community College received legislative approval on nearly $10 million in capital funding for the future construction of state-of-the-art facilities on its Toledo-area and Findlay-area Campuses...more

Owens Community College Health Technology Program Awarded Initial Accreditation
Committed to heightening academic programs available to the Northwest Ohio community, Owens Community College's Health Information Technology program recently was awarded....

Free GED Orientation Offered at Owens Findlay Workforce and Community Services Division
FINDLAY - Are you considering enhancing your basic skills in English or math, or improving your employment ....

Owens Community College and Penta Career Center Establish New Online IT Academy
Owens Community College's Workforce and Community Services Division and Penta Career Center's Adult Education Division are entering into a ....

Basic Computer Courses Offered Free at Owens Findlay Workforce and Community Services Division
FINDLAY- Want to learn the basics of how to operate a computer as a first-time user? Sign up today for free....

Police Academy Program Offered at Owens Community College
Students considering a career in law enforcement can pursue an opportunity by participating in the Basic Peace Officer Training Program at....

Police Academy Program Offered at Owens Findlay-area Campus
FINDLAY - Students considering a career in law enforcement can pursue an opportunity by participating in the Basic Peace Officer Training Program at the....

Owens Community College Names Foundation Board of Directors
Committed to enhancing educational opportunities available to its students, Owens Community College has named 12 of Northwest Ohio's community leaders to serve as Board of Directors on the....

Owens Community College Opens New Haas Technical Center
Owens Community College's Industrial and Engineering Technologies Division and Haas Automation Inc. unveiled more than $256,000 in state-of-the-art.....

Owens Community College Opens New Haas Technical Center, Oct. 8
Owens Community College's Industrial and Engineering Technologies Division and Haas Automation Inc. will unveil more than $256,000 in state-of-the-art .....

Owens Community College Receives Grant To Initiate New High-Tech Training Program
A federal grant worth nearly $1.18 million has been awarded to support Owens Community College in continuing to make.....

Owens Community College and Ohio Fire Academy Form Partnership
Owens Community College and the Ohio Fire Academy are entering into a unique agreement, allowing fire academy students to earn an associate's degree, while simultaneously receiving.....

Owens Community College Selects New Alumni Affairs Manager
Owens Community College named Laura Moore as the new Manager for Alumni Affairs. Her responsibilities will include coordinating the production of.....

Owens Community College Names Provost
Committed to enhancing its academic mission of providing high quality education, Owens Community College has named Dr. Paul V. Unger, Vice President of Academic Services, to serve as .....

Record-Setting Enrollment - Owens Community College Doubles Size In Eight Years
The fastest growing community college of its size in the United States, Owens Community College has set yet another record with 18,467 students.....

Free GED Orientation Offered at Owens Findlay Workforce and Community Services Division
FINDLAY - Are you considering enhancing your basic skills in English or math, or improving your employment skills? Sign up today.....

Basic Computer Courses Offered Free at Owens Findlay Workforce and Community Services Division
FINDLAY - Want to learn the basics of how to operate a computer as a first-time user? Sign up today for.....

Term Ends for Owens Chairman of the Board
Patricia A. Wise's six-year term on the Owens Community College Board of Trustees will be fulfilled as of September 22, 2002.....

Writers' Workshop for New Members Forming at Owens Community College
Area residents who enjoy writing short prose or poetry are invited to join a Writers' Workshop at.....

Owens Community College Selects New Director of Institutional Research
Owens Community College named Debra Rathke as the new Director of Institutional Research, Planning and Grants.....

Owens Community College Selects New Chair for Fine and Performing Arts
Owens Community College named Dr. Brian Bethune as the new Chair for Fine and Performing Arts.....

Free GED Orientation Offered at Owens Workforce and Community Services Division
Are you considering enhancing your basic skills in English or math, or improving your employment skills? Sign up today for a free GED.....

ESOL Course Offered Free at Owens Workforce and Community Services Division
Want to enhance your basic English speaking and writing skills? Sign up today for the free.....

Basic Computer Courses Offered Free at Owens Workforce and Community Services Division
Want to learn the basics of how to operate a computer as a first-time user? Sign up today for.....

Owens Community College Submits Land Purchase Request for New Findlay Campus
Continuing to meet the needs of the Northwest Ohio community, Owens Community College is investing more than $35.7 million in the region.....

Owens Community College Hosts Dedication Ceremony for New Child Care Center
Continuing to provide the highest quality in child care services and education, Owens Community College has appropriated more than $54,000 in capital funding to purchase.....

Owens Student Blazes Trail. Curtice Resident Earns Three Years of Education at the Two-Year Community College
For Melissa Kapp of Curtice, being raised on a farm meant agriculture was a logical choice for a career when considering a college or university.....

Proposed Licensed Practical Nursing Program Offered at Owens Community College
Due to the acute shortage of nursing personnel in Northwest Ohio and nationwide, Owens Community College is responding to this ever-increasing need by expanding its Nursing Programs to include a new Licensed Practical Nursing Certificate Program on the Toledo-area and Findlay-area Campuses.....

New Sterile Processing Certificate Program Offered at Owens Community College
Students interested in a career in the health technology field now can pursue such an opportunity by participating in a new Sterile Processing Certificate Program offered at the Owens Community College Toledo-area Campus.....

Owens Community College Uses Increase in Federal Grant Allocation to Support Academic Programs and Student Services
As a result of an increase in the number of technical students enrolled full-time at Owens Community College, coupled with the large number of students at the College who gain access to .....

Free GED Orientation Offered at Owens Findlay Workforce and Community Services Division
FINDLAY - Are you considering enhancing your basic skills in English or math, or improving your employment skills?.....

Owens Community College and FirstEnergy Form Training Partnership
Students interested in a career as an electrical line worker now can pursue such an opportunity through a partnership program offered between Owens Community College and FirstEnergy Corp.....

Command Spanish Courses Offered at Owens Workforce and Community Services Division
Want to learn the basics of the Spanish language or need to communicate in Spanish to meet your occupational needs? Sign up today for a two-day Command Spanish class that.....

Real Estate Certificate Program Classes Offered This Summer at Owens Findlay Campus
FINDLAY - Considering a career in real estate? Sign up today for just 12 Saturday real estate courses at the Owens Community College Findlay Campus.....

Owens Community College Selects New Director of Public Relations and Marketing
Owens Community College named Jennifer Fehnrich as the new Director of Public Relations and Marketing. Her responsibilities will include directing public relations efforts and developing and coordinating the College's advertising and marketing campaigns....

Owens Community College Enrollment Continues to Climb, Eclipsing All-Time Records
Owens Community College - the fastest-growing community college of its size in the United States - has achieved yet another record-breaking enrollment with 6,070 students enrolled for the Summer Semester....

Nurse Assistant Training Offered at Owens Workforce and Community Services Division
A new career in the health care field can start with a three-week class in certified nurse assistant training at Owens Community College....

Nurse Assistant Training Offered at Owens Findlay Workforce and Community Services Division
FINDLAY - Students can start on a new career in the health care field this summer and fall through a three week class in certified nurse assistant training at the Owens Community College Findlay Campus....

Truck Driving Classes Offered at Owens Workforce and Community Services Division
Students can learn to drive a truck in less than six weeks and start a new career through the Truck Driving classes offered this summer and fall at Owens Community College....

Basic Computer Courses Offered Free at Owens Findlay Workforce and Community Services Division
FINDLAY - Want to learn the basics of how to operate a computer as a first-time user? Sign up today for free, two-week Computer Basic Skills: "Get to Know Your Computer" courses at the Owens Community College Findlay Campus....

Basic Computer Courses Offered Free at Owens Workforce and Community Services Division
Want to learn the basics of how to operate a computer as a first-time user? Sign up today for free, three-week Computer Basic Skills: "Get to Know Your Computer" courses at Owens Community College....

Owens Community College Health Technologies Division Unveils Latest Innovative Technology
Owens Community College's Health Technologies Division recently unveiled its latest state-of-the-art technology as the Nursing Department introduced the Human Patient Simulator....

ESOL Course Offered Free at Owens Workforce and Community Services Division
Want to enhance your basic English speaking and writing skills? Sign up today for the free English Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) course at Owens Community College....

Owens Community College and Franklin University Form Partnership to Offer Bachelor's Degree On-line
Busy students who want to schedule college classes around their job, family and other activities now have more options for earning a bachelor's degree through a unique partnership formed between Owens Community College and Franklin University....

Free GED Orientation Offered at Owens Findlay Workforce and Community Services Division
FINDLAY - Are you considering enhancing your basic skills in English or math, or improving your employment skills? Sign up today for a free GED orientation at the Owens Community College Workforce and Community Services Division, 1200 Commerce Parkway, Findlay....

Free GED Orientation Offered at Owens Workforce and Community Services Division
Are you considering enhancing your basic skills in English or math, or improving your employment skills? Sign up today for a free GED orientation at Owens Community College....

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. CEO Celebrates Success With Owens Graduates During Spring Commencement Ceremony
Challenging graduates to set their sights high and take risks, Thomas A. Dattilo, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Cooper Tire and Rubber Company, addressed the Owens Community College graduating class as the College held its 36th annual Spring Commencement Thursday, May 16 in the Student Health and Activities Center on the Toledo-area Campus, Oregon Road....

Owens Community College Trustees Approve Spring Graduates
The Owens Community College Board of Trustees met Tuesday at the College's Toledo-area Campus and approved the Spring Semester 2002 graduating class....

Owens Community College Students Selected to All-Ohio Academic Team
Two Owens Community College honor students have been selected to the 2002 All-Ohio Academic Team....

Ohio Board of Regents Awards Capital Grant For Construction of new Owens Findlay Campus Building
FINDLAY - The Ohio Board of Regents has awarded a $250,600 Capital Grant to Owens Community College for the construction of a new Child Care Center to be located on the new Owens Findlay Campus....

Police Academy Program Offered at the Owens Findlay Campus
FINDLAY - If you ever considered a career in law enforcement, this is your opportunity to register for the Basic Peace Officer Training Program at the Owens Community College Findlay Campus....

Police Academy Program Offered at Owens Community College
If you ever considered a career in law enforcement, this is your opportunity to register for the Basic Peace Officer Training Program at Owens Community College....

Heart Saver Pediatric CPR Course Offered Free at Owens Community College, Monday, April 22
Want to learn life saving techniques related to CPR? Sign up today for a free four-hour Heart Saver Pediatric CPR course offered by Owens Community College's Safety and Security Office....

UPS Helps Students Pursue College Dreams With Donation to Owens Community College
Continuing in the mission of providing students the opportunity to pursue higher educational aspirations through tuition assistance, United Parcel Service (UPS) recently made a $3,300 contribution to Owens Community College for scholarships....

Groundbreaking Celebrated for New Center for Fine and Performing Arts at Owens Community College
Owens Community College students aspiring to be musicians, artists, dancers, performers or photographers will have the opportunity to pursue their educational dreams at the future Owens Center for Fine and Performing Arts....

UPS Helps Students Pursue College Dreams With Donation to Owens Community College
Continuing in the mission of providing students the opportunity to pursue higher educational aspirations through tuition assistance, United Parcel Service (UPS) recently made a $3,300 contribution to Owens Community College for scholarships....

Basic Computer Courses Offered at Owens Findlay Workforce and Community Services Division
FINDLAY - Want to learn the basics of how to operate a computer as a first-time user? Sign up today for a free, two-week Computer Basic Skills: "Get to Know Your Computer" course at the Owens Community College Findlay Campus....

Free GED Orientation Offered at Owens Findlay Workforce and Community Services Division
Are you considering enhancing your basic skills in English, math or employment skills? Sign up today for a free GED orientation at the Owens Community College's Workforce and Community Services Division, 1200 Commerce Parkway, Findlay....

Owens Teams up with TMACOG for Life-Changing Program
Even a teenager with a brand new driver's license knows that owning a car is about more than just dependable transportation to and from work. It's about freedom....

Pharmacy Technician Course Offered at Owens Community College's CDT
Students interested in a career as a pharmacy technician now can pursue such an opportunity through the Owens Community College Center for Development and Training (CDT), 2249 Tracy Road, Northwood....

Pharmacy Technician Course Offered at the Owens Center for Development and Training in Findlay
FINDLAY- Students interested in a career as a pharmacy technician now can pursue such an opportunity through the Owens Community College Center for Development and Training (CDT), 1200 Commerce Parkway, Findlay....

Owens Community College: Breaking National Enrollment Records - and Still Growing
Owens Community College - the fastest-growing community college of its size in the United States - has achieved another record-breaking enrollment with 17,157 students enrolled for Spring Semester....

Basic Computer Courses Offered at Owens Community College
Want to learn the basics of how to operate a computer as a first-time user? Sign up today for a free, three-week Computer Basic Skills: "Get to Know Your Computer" course at Owens Community College.....

Owens Community College Fall Commencement
Owens Community College graduated 302 students - including 43 from the Findlay Campus - at the 23rd annual Fall Commencement Thursday, December 20.....

Owens Nursing Students "Shoo the Flu"
Owens Community College Registered Nursing students recently gained clinical experience giving flu and pneumonia vaccination shots to Northwest Ohio communities as part of "Shoo the Flu".....

Owens Community College Announces Fall Academic Honors
More than 4,000 students have been named to the Academic Honors List at Owens Community College for the Fall Semester 2001.....

Free GED Orientation Offered at Owens Community College
Are you considering enhancing your basic skills in English, math or employment skills? Sign up today for a free GED orientation at Owens Community College.....


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