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2002 Awards & Honors

Published 12/30/02
Owens Community College Students Construct Gingerbread Houses to Benefit Local Charity
Eleven Owens Community College students recently put their architectural and construction skills to the test, building gingerbread houses for competition in the 7th Annual Gingerbread Family Festival...more

Published 12/10/02
Owens Community College Professor Selected to National Committee Exploring Student Success Through Developmental Education
Owens Community College Arts and Sciences Professor, Dr. Carol O'Shea, has been chosen from among developmental education experts nationwide to help lead a new initiative examining the transition of students from high school to college...more

Published 12/9/02
President of Dana International and Global Initiatives Named to Owens Community College Foundation Board of Directors
Owens Community College has named Gus Franklin, President of Dana International and Global Initiatives, to serve on the Board of Directors for Owens State Community College Foundation Inc...more

Published 12/4/02
Ohio Governor Appoints Owens Community College Board of Trustees Members
Ohio Governor Bob Taft has appointed Diana H. (Dee) Talmage, a retired educator and known community leader from Toledo, to the Owens Community College Board of Trustees...more

Owens Corning CEO to Address Graduates During Fall Commencement at Owens Community College
David T. Brown, President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Owens Corning, a Fortune 500 company headquartered in Toledo, will serve as the....

Owens Community College Administrator Elected President for Ohio Association of Two-Year Colleges
Owens Community College Assistant Chair of Math, Life and Natural Sciences, Dr. Jim Perry, has been chosen by the Ohio Association of Two-Year Colleges (OATYC) to serve....

Owens Community College Adjunct Professor Receives Ohio Association of Two-Year Colleges Award
Owens Community College Adjunct Faculty Professor, Dr. Pam Bensman, has been chosen by the Ohio Association of Two-Year Colleges (OATYC) to receive the....

Owens Community College Foundation Awards Student Scholarships
Committed to enhancing educational opportunities available to its students, Owens State Community College Foundation Inc. has awarded....

Owens Community College Announces Summer Academic Honors
More than 1,600 students have been named to the Academic Honors List at Owens Community College for Summer Semester 2002....

"The Power of Two" Owens Community College and Lourdes College Partnership Receives Regional Award for Marketing Excellence
Owens Community College continues to pave the way in marketing higher education at an award-winning....

562 Students Graduate at Owens Community College Spring Commencement
Owens Community College graduated 562 students - including 91 from the Findlay Campus - at the 36th annual Spring Commencement Thursday, May 16. ....

Impressive Numbers Owens Community College Ranks First in Enrollment Among Northwest Ohio Colleges and Universities
Continuing to surpass record-breaking enrollment figures, Owens Community College now ranks as the leader in the number of ....

39 Students Graduate from Owens Basic Peace Officer Academy
Graduates of the Ohio Peace Officer Academy on the Owens Community College Toledo-area Campus recently were recognized at special ceremonies on July 23....

Owens Community College Announces Spring Academic Honors
More than 4,600 students have been named to the Academic Honors List at Owens Community College for the Spring Semester 2002....

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

Owens 2002 Trustees' Academic Excellence Scholarship Winners Announced
The Owens Community College Board of Trustees again has made available thousands of dollars in new scholarships for area high school graduates through the Trustees' Academic Excellence Scholarship program....

Owens Community College and Perrysburg Rotary Offer Joint Scholarships to Penta Career Center Grads
Continuing in the mission of providing students the opportunity to pursue higher education aspirations, Owens State Community College Foundation Inc. and the Perrysburg Rotary Club have partnered to offer $4,000 in scholarships to....

Owens Community College Professor John Bruning Receives Distinguished Teaching Award
Owens Community College Marketing and Sales Professor John Bruning has been chosen by the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs, Region 4 (ACBSP) to receive the prestigious Teaching Excellence Award for Associate Degree Institutions for his...

Owens Community College President Hosts Community Appreciation Breakfast
More than 250 area community and business leaders recently attended the annual "Community Appreciation Breakfast" hosted by Owens Community College President Christa Adams, Ph.D., on the College's Toledo-area Campus...

Owens Community College President Hosts Community Appreciation Breakfast in Findlay
FINDLAY - More than 100 area community and business leaders recently attended the annual "Community Appreciation Breakfast" hosted by Owens Community College President Christa Adams, Ph.D., in Findlay. President Adams also hosted a...

A Tip of the Hat World Trade Center Rescue Worker Returns Perrysburg Girl's Donation From Owens Supply Drive
As the excavation of the New York City's World Trade Center site comes to a halt this week, the memory of the tragic events on September 11 and what transpired during the rescue efforts for one Perrysburg family can be...

Owens Community College Alumnus George Brymer Receives Distinguished Alumnus Award by Ohio Association of Community Colleges
Owens Community College alumnus George A. Brymer has been chosen by the Ohio Association of Community Colleges (OACC) to receive one of two prestigious Distinguished Alumnus Awards for his contributions and dedication to the community and professional leadership...

Owens Chair of Nursing and Surgical Technologies Chosen to Participate in National Leadership Program
Dawn Wetmore, Chair of Nursing and Surgical Technologies at Owens Community College, has been chosen among college officials nationwide to participate in the National Institute for Leadership Development (LEADERS) program for administrators and faculty in higher education....

Acting Economic and Workforce Development Executive Director Assumes New Position as Vice President
Bringing a wealth of professional experience in higher education and the business community, Linda Stacy, Acting Executive Director for Economic and Workforce Development at Owens Community College, has been hired as the new Vice President of the Workforce and Community Services Division....

Perrysburg Man Receives Skilled Trades Technologies Award at Owens
Fred Friess of Perrysburg recently was honored as the Skilled Trades Technologies Outstanding Graduate at Owens Community College, recognizing his outstanding academic achievement and involvement in skilled trades....

Owens Community College Students Awarded Agribusiness Scholarships
Eight Owens Community College students have been awarded Agribusiness scholarships for the 2001-2002 academic year....

Owens Community College Recognizes Employees for Years of Service to the College
Owens Community College full-time employees recently were honored for continuous years of service as the College hosted its 12th annual Employee Recognition Dinner, Saturday, February 2....

Owens Community College Selects New Vice President of College Advancement
Owens Community College has named Gary Dettling as the new Vice President of College Advancement to oversee fundraising, marketing, public relations and web development.....

Owens Financial Aid Director Assumes New Position as Executive Assistant to the President
Bringing a wealth of professional experience in higher education, Brian Paskvan, Financial Aid Director at Owens Community College, has been hired as the new Executive Assistant to the President.....

Owens Students Honored for Coordinating Disaster Relief Efforts to Aid New York City
Owens Community College students Carrie McMullen of Perrysburg and Sean Gregory of Toledo, both Arts and Science majors, recently were honored by the College's Board of Trustees.....


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