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2002 Campus Events

Published 12/27/02
Registration for Spring Semester Underway At Owens Community College
Registration for Spring Semester classes at Owens Community College is underway for all new students...more

Published 12/27/02
Registration for Spring Semester Underway At Owens Community College Findlay-area Campus
FINDLAY - Registration for Spring Semester classes at the Owens Community College Findlay-area Campus is underway for all new students...more

Published 12/20/02
Owens Corning President and CEO Addresses Life Choices With Owens Graduates During Fall Commencement Ceremony
Challenging graduates to build upon their positive choices, David T. Brown, President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Owens Corning, addressed the Owens Community College graduating class as the College held its 24th annual Fall Commencement on Thursday, December 19...more

Published 12/17/02
Owens Community College Board of Trustees Approve Fall Graduates
The Owens Community College Board of Trustees met Tuesday on the Toledo-area Campus and approved the Fall Semester 2002 graduating class...more

Published 12/16/02
Holiday Closings At Owens Community College
Owens Community College will be closed Tuesday-Wednesday, December 24-25 and December 31-January 1, as well as Saturday-Sunday, December 28-29 for the Holiday Season...more

Published 11/18/02
Owens Community College Closed Thanksgiving Weekend
Owens Community College Toledo-area and Findlay-area campuses will be closed Wednesday through Sunday, November 27 - December 1 for the Thanksgiving holiday...more

Owens Community College Hosts Volleyball Clinic For Elementary and Junior High Students, Nov. 16
Owens Community College will offer area elementary and junior high volleyball players and teams the opportunity to learn about....

Antique Appraisal Class Offered, Monday, Oct. 28 at Owens Workforce and Community Services Division
Want to know if one of your keepsakes is worth more than just sentimental value? Sign up today to learn about....

Owens Community College Hosts "Care Fair for Health"
Area residents and more than 500 high schools students learned about ways to make their lives healthier as Owens Community College recently hosted....

"Care Fair for Health" Wednesday, October 9 at Owens Community College
Owens Community College offers area residents the opportunity to learn about ways to make their lives healthier as the College hosts "Care Fair for Health 2002" on Wednesday, October 9....

Owens Community College Hosts Substitute Educational Recruitment Job Fair, October 3
The Lucas County Educational Service Center will offer a SchoolWork consortium recruitment job fair for anyone interested in a substitute position in....

Transportation Career Day, Saturday, October 19 at Owens Workforce and Community Services Division
Owens Community College will offer area residents the opportunity to learn about exciting careers available within the growing....

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....

Owens Observes September 11 Tragedy
Owens Community College faculty, staff and students, as well as members of the community, gathered outside Administration Hall at 8:46 a.m. on Wednesday, September 11 to observe a moment of silence, followed by....

Owens Findlay-area Campus Observes September 11 Tragedy
On the first anniversary of the September 11, 2001 tragedy, the Owens Community College Findlay-area Campus will be honoring the victims and heroes of that day....

Owens Community College Observes September 11 Tragedy
On the first anniversary of the September 11, 2001 tragedy, Owens Community College will be honoring the victims and heroes of that day....

Owens Findlay Campus Welcomes Thousands of Students Monday for Fall Semester
FINDLAY - More than 18,500 students will start their success by pursuing a high quality college education at Owens Community College as....

Owens Welcomes Thousands of Students Monday for Fall Semester
More than 18,500 students will start their success by pursuing a high quality college education at Owens Community College as its doors open for....

Owens Community College Closed for Labor Day Weekend
The Owens Community College Toledo-area and Findlay-area campuses will be closed Saturday through Monday, August 31 - September 2 for the Labor Day holiday....

Owens Community College Trustees Approve New Administrators, Faculty and Staff
The Owens Community College Board of Trustees approved a number of organizational and personnel changes for the College at their meeting Tuesday....

Registration for Fall Semester Under Way at Owens Community College Findlay Campus
FINDLAY - Registration for Fall Semester classes at the Owens Community College Findlay Campus is under way for all new students. Fall classes begin on August 26....

Registration for Fall Semester Under Way at Owens Community College
Registration for Fall Semester classes at the Owens Community College is under way for all new students. Fall classes begin on August 26....

Owens Community College Hosts "SuccessFest" August 1-3
Anyone interested in taking college classes or starting a new career is invited to "SuccessFest" Thursday-Saturday, August 1-3 at Owens Community College....

Owens Community College Findlay Campus Hosts "SuccessFest" August 1-3
FINDLAY - Anyone interested in taking college classes or starting a new career is invited to "SuccessFest" Thursday-Saturday, August 1-3 at the Owens Community College Findlay Campus.....

Owens Community College Trustees Review Recommendation for New Findlay Campus Architect
Continuing to move forward with the relocation of the Owens Community College Findlay Campus, the College's administrators, Owens Findlay Planning Council and the State of Ohio Architect's Office reported....

"College for Kids" Offered this Summer at Owens Community College Findlay Campus
FINDLAY - Youth in grades 1 through 12 looking for something fun to do this summer are invited to participate in the "College for Kids" program at the Owens Community College Findlay Campus....

"College for Kids" Offered this Summer at Owens Community College
Youth in grades 1 through 7 looking for something fun to do this summer are invited to participate in the "College for Kids" program at Owens Community College....

Owens Community College Closed for Holiday
The Owens Community College Toledo-area and Findlay campuses will be closed Thursday, July 4. There will be no classes and the College offices will be closed for business....

Owens Community College and the Bowling Green Evening Lions Club Collaborate for "Save Your Vision Week"
Owens Community College recently celebrated "Save Your Vision Week" collecting 150 eyeglasses from the Toledo-area and Findlay campuses through a combined effort between the College and Bowling Green Evening Lions Club....

Students Explore Careers During "Day in Industrial and Engineering Technologies" at Owens Findlay Campus
More than 120 high school students from Northwest Ohio recently explored careers and took a look inside the world of industrial and engineering technologies at "Day in Industrial and Engineering Technologies" hosted by the Owens Community College Findlay Campus....

Registration for Summer Semester Under Way at Owens Community College Findlay Campus
FINDLAY - Registration for classes at the Owens Community College Findlay Campus is under way for all new students. Five-week and eight-week classes begin June 10 and July 1....

Registration for Summer Semester Under Way at Owens Community College
Registration for classes at the Owens Community College is under way for all new students. Five-week and eight-week classes begin June 10 and July 1....

Owens Community College Closed For Memorial Day Weekend
Owens Community College will be closed Saturday through Monday, May 25-27 for the Memorial Day holiday....

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....

562 Students to Graduate Thursday at Owens Spring Commencement
Owens Community College will graduate 562 students - including 91 from the Findlay Campus - at the 36th annual Spring Commencement Thursday, May 16 at 7 p.m. in the Student Health and Activities Center on the Toledo-area Campus, Oregon Road....

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. CEO to Address Owens Graduates at Spring Commencement
Thomas A. Dattilo, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Cooper Tire and Rubber Company, a Fortune 500 company headquartered in Findlay, will serve as the keynote speaker at Owens Community College's 36th annual Spring Commencement Thursday, May 16....

Owens Community College Health Technologies Division Celebrates the Past, Present and Future of Nursing, May 8
Everyone's experienced a trip to the doctor's office, whether for an unfamiliar illness, a headache or for a routine checkup. During that visit to the Northwest Ohio hospital or medical clinic, there is a good chance you....

Owens Community College Hosts "SuccessFest", May 14-15
Anyone interested in taking college classes or starting a new career is invited to "SuccessFest" Tuesday-Wednesday, May 14-15 at Owens Community College....

Owens Community College Findlay Campus Hosts "SuccessFest", May 14-15
FINDLAY - Anyone interested in taking college classes or starting a new career is invited to "SuccessFest" Tuesday-Wednesday, May 14-15 at the Owens Community College Findlay Campus....

Owens Community College Health Technologies Division Unveils Latest Innovative Technology, April 24
Owens Community College's Health Technologies Division will unveil its latest state-of-the-art technology Wednesday, April 24, as the Nursing Department introduces the Human Patient Simulator, a lifelike mannequin which will allow registered nursing students to practice realistic scenarios....

Up-And-Coming Group Bandoleros to Perform in Concert at Owens Community College, Friday, May 3
One of the most up-and-coming bands in the United States, Bandoleros will bring their energized world music to Northwest Ohio performing in concert at Owens Community College on Friday, May 3....

High School Students Learn About Public Service Careers at "Fire Science/Criminal Justice Day" Wednesday at Owens
Over 150 high school students from Northwest Ohio will explore careers in public service as Owens Community College hosts "Fire Science/Criminal Justice Career Day" Wednesday, April 24 at the College's Fire Science/Law Enforcement Center....

Nationally-Recognized Hypnotist to Perform at Owens Community College, Thursday, April 18
One of the most sought after hypnotists in the United States, Frederick Winters will bring his hypnotic antics to Northwest Ohio performing at Owens Community College on Thursday, April 18....

Elementary Students Learn about Improving the World at "Literacy Exploration Day" Monday at Owens
Approximately 55 elementary students from Newbury Elementary (1040 Newbury St.) will learn about ways to improve the world inspired through literature as Owens Community College hosts "Literacy Exploration Day" Monday, April 15....

'Pay It Forward' Author to Visit Owens Community College, Thursday, April 11
Catherine Ryan Hyde, nationally-renowned author of Pay It Forward will visit Owens Community College on Thursday, April 11 to highlight Literacy Week....

Owens Community College is proud to celebrate April as "National Community College Month"!
This month recalls the contribution community colleges have made across the country in educating and training people for the future....

Owens Community College Hosts "Battle of the Bands" Concert, Saturday, April 27th
Music lovers are invited to participate or attend a fun evening of entertainment as the Owens Community College Student Government hosts the first-ever "Battle of the Bands" Concert....

Owens Community College Hosts "Lincoln Motorsports Welding Night"
Owens Community College will host the sixth annual "Lincoln Motorsports Welding Night" Tuesday, April 9 where area residents can meet race car drivers and check out competition race cars, including Ron Hemelgarn's Indy car....

Toledo City Council and Mayor to Visit Owens Community College
Toledo City Council and Mayor Jack Ford will visit Owens Community College Tuesday, April 2....

Owens Community College Closed For Easter Weekend
Owens Community College will be closed Friday through Sunday, March 29-31 for the Easter holiday. There will be no classes Friday, Saturday or Sunday and all administrative offices also will be closed....

Owens Community College Findlay Campus Hosts "Registration Rocks!"
FINDLAY- Area high school seniors are invited to a fun and informative college information day, "Registration Rocks!" at the Owens Community College Findlay Campus. Last year's event drew more than 500 students....

Owens Community College Hosts "Registration Rocks!"
Area high school seniors are invited to a fun and informative college information day, "Registration Rocks!" at Owens Community College. Last year's event drew more than 500 students....

Owens Community College Welcomes U.S. Representative Paul Gillmor
United States Representative Paul Gillmor (R-Old Fort) will make Toledo one of his stops during visits to Northwest Ohio counties as he meets with leaders of Owens Community College on Friday, March 15....

Agricultural Careers Showcased at "Natural Sciences Day" at Owens
Over 300 high school students from Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan recently explored careers in agriculture at "Natural Sciences Day" hosted by Owens Community College....

High School Sophomores Learn about Careers at Hancock County Career Forum Tuesday at Owens
FINDLAY-More than 1,400 sophomore high school students from Hancock County are expected to visit the Owens Community College Findlay Campus Tuesday, March 12 to learn about career opportunities at the fourth annual "Hancock County Career Forum"....

Owens Hosts Largest College Preview Night In Northwest Ohio
More than 100 colleges and universities from Ohio, Michigan, Indiana and Pennsylvania will gather at the Toledo-area Campus of Owens Community College Wednesday, March 13 for the largest College Preview Night in Northwest Ohio....

High School Students Learn about Different Cultures at "Foreign Language Day" Friday at Owens
Over 250 high school students from Northwest Ohio will learn what it would be like living in another country for a day as Owens Community College hosts "Foreign Language Day" Friday, March 8....

Owens Community College Findlay Campus Sponsors Hancock County College Night
FINDLAY - More than 100 colleges and universities from Ohio, Michigan, Indiana and Pennsylvania will gather Monday, March 11 at Findlay High School for Hancock County College Night....

Comedian Offers Insight on Racial Issues During Tour Stop at Owens Community College
Armed with sincerity, intellect and rare comedic ability, Preacher Moss continued his "End of Racism" Comedy and Lecture Tour as he recently spoke to students, faculty and staff of Owens Community College and the community....

Girl Scouts of Maumee Valley Participate in Foul Shooting Contest at Owens
Hundreds of area Girl Scouts will compete to be named a top free throw shooter, while also cheering on and meeting their favorite Owens Community College women's basketball players at the Girl Scouts of Maumee Valley's Second Annual Foul Shooting Contest Saturday, February 23 at the Owens Student Health and Activities Center (SHAC) on the Toledo-area Campus....

Owens Community College Welcomes New Board of Trustees Member
The Owens Community College Board of Trustees welcomed a new Trustee at their monthly meeting today at the Owens Toledo-area Campus and heard details of the unique "open entry, open exit" curriculum in Skilled Trades Technologies that eliminates structured class meeting times....

Owens Celebrates Groundbreaking for New Fine and Performing Arts Center
Owens employees and the media are invited to attend the groundbreaking ceremony for the new $10 million Center for Fine and Performing Arts at 9 a.m. Friday, February 22 at Owens Community College....

Agricultural Careers Showcased at "Natural Sciences Day" Tuesday at Owens
Over 300 high school students from Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan will explore careers in agriculture at "Natural Sciences Day" Tuesday, February 19 at Owens Community College....

Comedian Offers Insight on Race Issues During Tour Stop at Owens Community College
Armed with sincerity, intellect and rare comedic ability, Preacher Moss will continue the "End of Racism" Comedy and Lecture Tour at Owens Community College at 12 p.m. Tuesday, February 12....

Girl Scouts Learn about "Car Sense" at Owens Community College
Careers for women in automotive technology and preventative car maintenance will be the focus of a fun, hands-on day for 30 Girl Scouts Saturday, January 26 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Owens Community College....

Owens Community College Celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Black History Month
Barry Scott, a nationally recognized lecturer and motivational speaker will pay tribute to the life and works of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Wednesday, January 23 at Owens Community College....

Owens Community College Closed for Holiday
In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the Toledo-area and Findlay campuses of Owens Community College will be closed Monday, January 21....


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