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2003 Awards & Honors

Published 12/22/2003
Mercy Health Partners President and CEO Challenges Graduates During Fall Commencement Ceremony
Challenging graduates to identify needs and fill them, Steven L. Mickus, President and CEO of Mercy Health Partners addressed the Owens Community College graduating class as the College held...more

Published 12/18/2003
Owens Recognizes Students For Creative Excellence in Artistic Expression
Three Owens Community College students were recently honored for their creative excellence in art as the Walter E. Terhune Art Gallery held its inaugural Juried Student Art...more

Published 12/16/2003
Owens Students Receive Northwest Ohio Restaurant Association Scholarships
Two Owens Community College students have been chosen by the Northwest Ohio Restaurant Association (NWORA) to receive $2,000 scholarships for excellence within the classroom and...more

Published 12/15/2003
Owens Honors 62 Registered Nursing Program Graduates
Sixty-two Owens Community College students were recently bestowed honorary pins by the Health Technologies Division signifying their graduation from the...more

Published 12/8/2003
Four Owens Community College Faculty Honored for Excellence in Education
Four Owens Community College faculty members have been chosen among educators statewide to receive the "Ohio Magazine's" inaugural Excellence in Education Award for...more

Published 12/8/2003
Giving Back: Owens Student Builds Community Support
For Magaly Vasquez-Serrano of Toledo, the idea of serving piping, hot java over stimulating conversations in a quaint coffee shop has always been a dream...more

Published 12/2/2003
Owens Community College Dean Appointed to National Board
Owens Community College Health Technologies Dean, Janell Lang, has been chosen by her peers to serve on the National Network of Health Care Programs in...more

Published 11/14/2003
Owens Students Take Part In National Make a Difference Day
A group of Owens Community College students recently took it upon themselves to give back in their community through...more

Published 11/10/2003
Owens Ranks First in Enrollment Growth Among All Ohio Colleges and Universities
Continuing to serve as Northwest Ohio's number choice in higher education, Owens Community College is once again recognized as the fastest-growing academic institution in the state...more

Published 11/4/2003
Owens' Apprenticeship Program Honored With State Award
Owens Community College has been honored for its excellence in apprenticeship training, receiving the Ohio State Apprenticeship Council's (OSAC) Outstanding...more

Published 10/23/2003
Marathon Ashland Petroleum Leader Named to Owens Foundation Board of Directors
Owens State Community College Foundation has named J. Michael Wilder, General Counsel and Secretary of Marathon Ashland Petroleum LLC, to serve on...more

Published 10/14/2003
Owens Foundation Recognizes Students For Academic Excellence
Owens State Community College Foundation awards more than $86,000 in scholarships and program support to 116 students for their outstanding achievements...more

Published 10/7/2003
Owens Staff Member to Participate In National African American Leadership Program
Owens Community College Assistant Bursar, Andrew McQueen, has been chosen among community college officials nationwide to participate in the Leadership Development Institute for...more

Published 10/2/2003
Going Above and Beyond the Call of Duty Owens Administrator is a Mentor For International Students
When you set foot into César Hernández's office on the Owens Community College campus, it's hard not to notice the large, bold message slowly scrolling across his...more

Published 9/29/2003
Owens, BGSU and UT Collaborate to Support Latino Initiative
Owens Community College, Bowling Green State University and the University of Toledo celebrated National Hispanic Heritage Month by recently honoring three...more

Published 9/26/2003
Owens Community College Dean Appointed to National Office
Owens Community College Business, Public Service and Information Technologies Dean, Dr. Myrna DeAustria, has been chosen by the Association of Collegiate...more

Published 9/16/2003
Owens Strengthens Government Relations with New Position
Owens Community College is investing in the future of higher education by creating a new Government Relations position. The primary responsibility of the new...more

Published 8/19/2003
Owens Community College Announces Summer Academic Honors
More than 1,600 students were named to the Academic Honors List at Owens Community College for the Summer Semester 2003. Students must achieve...more

Published 8/18/2003
Owens Community College Names Alumni Association Board of Directors and Officers
Owens Community College continues to heighten its educational opportunities by naming 10 of the College's alumni to serve as Board of Directors on the...more

Published 8/12/2003
Owens Community College Names New Vice President of Student Services
Owens Community College has named Dr. Bill Ivoska to the position of Vice President of Student Services. His responsibilities will include...more

Published 7/14/2003
Owens Community College Vice President Named to Leadership Posts
Owens Community College Vice President of Human Resources, Daniel Hauenstein, recently was chosen to serve on two prestigious...more

Published 7/10/2003
Owens Community College and 50 Men and Women Honor Local Resident With Academic Scholarship
Through a collaborative effort, Owens Community College and the 50 Men and Women of Toledo Inc. recently awarded...more

Published 7/7/03
Owens Community College Students Inducted Into Epsilon Pi Tau International Honor Society
Twenty-nine Owens Community College students recently were honored for their excellence in technological studies...more

Published 6/5/03
Owens Community College Students Inducted Into Lambda Epsilon Tau
Twenty-six Owens Community College students recently were honored for their excellence in the study of criminal justice, earning...more

Published 6/4/03
Owens Community College Announces Spring Academic Honors
More than 4,800 students were named to the Academic Honors List at Owens Community College for the Spring Semester...more

Published 6/4/03
Owens Community College Students Named to All-Ohio Academic Team
Two Owens Community College students have been named to the 2003 All-Ohio Academic Team by the Ohio Association of...more

Published 5/30/03
Owens Community College Recognizes Students For Creative Excellence in Multiculturalism
Eight Owens Community College students recently were honored for their creative excellence in promoting the concept of...more

Published 5/29/03
Owens Community College Students Inducted Into Psi Beta Honor Society
Fourteen Owens Community College students recently were honored for their academic excellence, earning ...more

Published 5/21/03
Owens Community College Board of Trustees Awards 2003 Academic Excellence Scholarships
Fifty area high school seniors recently were honored by Owens Community College's Board of Trustees for their outstanding ...more

Published 5/16/03
KeyBank President Addresses Owens Graduates During Spring Commencement Ceremony
Challenging graduates to build upon their educational success, James A. Hoffman, President of KeyBank's Northwest Ohio District, addressed the ...more

Published 5/14/03
Owens Administrative, Faculty and Student Leaders Inducted Into Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society
Twenty-four Owens Community College students recently were honored for their excellence in higher education, earning ...more

Published 5/6/03
50 Students Graduate from Owens Basic Peace Officer Academies
Graduates of the Ohio Peace Officer Academies on the Owens Community College Toledo-area and Findlay-area campuses recently were recognized at special ceremonies...more

Published 4/30/03
St. Vincent School of Nursing Alumni Board Awards Nursing Scholarships at Owens
Two Owens Community College nursing students have been chosen by the St. Vincent School of Nursing Alumni Board of Trustees to receive...more

Published 4/28/03
Owens Community College Faculty Professor Named to Ohio Distance Learning Association Board
Owens Community College Computer Information Systems/Office Administration Professor, Dr. Rose Kuceyeski, has been...more

Published 4/17/03
Owens Community College Athletic Director Named to National Executive Committee
Owens Community College Director of Athletics, Michael Rickard, has been chosen by the National Alliance of...more

Published 4/15/03
Owens Community College Student Organization Named Regional Champions
FINDLAY - Owens Community College's Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) team recently was honored for outstanding leadership and...more

Published 4/1/03
Owens Community College Relay for Life Raises Over $20,250 in Support of Cancer Research
More than 250 faculty, staff and students and area residents walked the night and early morning away in support of cancer awareness as Owens Community College recently hosted Relay for Life...more

Published 3/11/03
Owens Community College Television Commercials Receive Regional Awards for Marketing Excellence
Paving the way in marketing higher education to the Northwest Ohio community, Owens Community College's television commercials recently were honored by ...more

Published 3/4/03
Wood County Commissioner and Owens Corning VP Named to Owens Foundation Board of Directors
Owens Community College has named James F. Carter, Commissioner for Wood County, and John W. Christy, Vice President Transactions for Owens Corning, to serve on ...more

Published 2/25/03
Owens Instructor Receives State Award For Dedication to Early Childhood Education
Owens Community College Instructor of Early Childhood Education, Elisa Huss-Hage, has been chosen by the Ohio Association for the...more

Published 2/12/03
Owens Community College Students Organize Clothing Drive to Assist Homeless Shelters
As the frigid temperatures persist in Northwest Ohio, many homeless individuals are faced with the reality of trying to survive...more

Published 1/27/03
Owens Community College Chair Receives Ohio Occupational Therapy Association Award
Owens Community College Chair of the Occupational Therapy Assistant Program, Beth Ann Kneisley, was chosen by the Ohio...more

Published 1/24/03
Owens Community College Student and Faculty Leaders Inducted Into Kappa Beta Delta Honor Society
Three faculty members and 52 students from Owens Community College were recently honored for their excellence in higher education, earning...more

Published 1/23/03
320 Students Graduate At Owens Community College Fall Commencement
Owens Community College graduated 320 students - including 45 from the Findlay-area Campus - at the...more

Published 1/17/03
Owens Community College Announces Fall Academic Honors
More than 4,000 students were named to the Academic Honors List at Owens Community College for the Fall Semester 2002. Students must achieve at least...more

Published 1/16/03
Owens Community College Establishes New Program To Recognize Faculty, Staff and Administration
Three Owens Community College employees were chosen by their peers to receive the inaugural Exemplary Staff and Administrator Employee Award and Faculty Teaching Excellence Award for...more


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