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2003 Campus Events

Published 12/30/03
Owens Honors National Guardsmen Called to Active Duty, Jan. 2
Area residents will have opportunity to honor their local soldiers as Owens Community College hosts a Deployment Ceremony for Ohio National Guard's 216th Engineer Battalion on Friday, January 2...more

Published 12/29/03
Owens Findlay-area Campus' Hosts Child Care Center Open House, Jan. 7
FINDLAY - The Owens Community College Findlay-area Campus Child Care Center will offer area residents the opportunity to learn more about the facility's innovative teaching and learning methods by...more

Published 12/22/03
Registration for Spring Semester Under Way At Owens Community College Findlay- area Campus
FINDLAY - Registration for Spring Semester classes at the Owens Community College Findlay-area Campus is under way for all students. Spring Semester classes begin on Monday, January 12...more

Published 12/22/03
Registration for Spring Semester Under Way At Owens Community College
Registration for Spring Semester classes at Owens Community College is under way for all students. Spring Semester classes begin on Monday, January 12...more

Published 12/11/03
421 Owens Community College Students to Graduate During Fall Commencement, Dec. 18
Four hundred twenty-one candidates for graduation, including 54 from the Findlay- area Campus, will receive their degrees during the 25th annual Fall...more

Published 12/11/03
Holiday Closings At Owens Community College
Owens Community College Toledo-area and Findlay-area Campuses will be closed Wednesday through Thursday, December 24-25 and December 31 - January 1, and Saturday through Sunday, December 27-28 and January 3-4 for the holiday...more

Published 12/9/03
Owens Community College Events Calendar For January
Monthly calendar of activities and events occurring at Owens Community College in January...more

Published 12/4/03
National Radio Personality to Visit Owens Community College, Tuesday, Feb. 24
Nationally known writer and radio personality, Garrison Keillor will bring his satirical remarks and humorous antics to Northwest Ohio as he visits Owens Community College on...more

Published 11/25/03
"Black Nativity" to Appear at Owens' Center for Fine and Performing Arts
A familiar biblical Christmas story will be told with African-American traditions and spirit as Owens Community College's Center for Fine and Performing Arts presents "Black Nativity" from December 4-9...more

Published 11/25/03
Owens Community College Hosts "SuccessFest"
Area residents interested in taking college classes or starting a new career this spring are invited to attend "SuccessFest" December 4-6 at Owens Community College...more

Published 11/25/03
Owens Findlay-area Campus Hosts "SuccessFest"
FINDLAY - Area residents interested in taking college classes or starting a new career this spring are invited to attend "SuccessFest" December 4-6 at the Owens Community College Findlay-area Campus...more

Published 11/19/03
Inaugural Juried Student Art Exhibition Opens at Owens' Walter E. Terhune Art Gallery
Owens Community College students will have the unique opportunity to showcase their artistic talents as the Center for Fine and Performing Arts hosts the inaugural Juried Student Art Exhibition...more

Published 11/19/03
Mercy Health Partners President and CEO To Speak at Owens' Fall Commencement, Dec. 18
Steven L. Mickus, President and CEO of Mercy Health Partners, will serve as the keynote speaker at Owens Community College's 25th annual Fall...more

Published 11/13/03
Owens Community College Closed Thanksgiving Weekend
Owens Community College Toledo-area and Findlay-area Campuses will be closed Wednesday through Sunday, November 26-30, for the Thanksgiving...more

Published 11/12/03
Northwest Ohio Educators and Students to Discuss International Issues at Owens, Nov. 19
A group of Northwest Ohio's educators and international students will gather at Owens Community College to discuss issues concerning the future of international...more

Published 11/12/03
Owens Community College Events Calendar For December
Monthly calendar of activities and events occurring at Owens Community College in December...more

Published 11/10/03
Owens Findlay-area Campus Honors Veterans, Nov. 11
FINDLAY - The Owens Community College Findlay-area Campus will pay tribute to service men and women as the College hosts Veterans Day activities...more

Published 11/5/03
Owens Partners With Emergency Management Agencies To Provide Educational Training, November 7-9
Area residents will learn the emergency training skills needed to help in responding to a natural disaster or terrorist attack...more

Published 10/23/03
Owens To Host Community Blood Drive, October 30
Area residents are encouraged to help in saving lives as Owens Community College and the American Red Cross host a community Blood Drive on...more

Published 10/16/03
Owens Community College Events Calendar For November
Monthly calendar of activities and events occurring at Owens Community College in November...more

Published 10/14/03
Owens Community College to Host "Construction Trades Career Expo", October 16
Over 850 students from Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan will explore careers in construction as Owens Community College hosts a "Construction Trades"...more

Published 10/13/03
"Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" to Appear At Owens' Center for the Fine and Performing Arts
A colorful tale of biblical times and trials will serve as Owens Community College's first-ever theatrical performance as the Center for Fine and Performing Arts hosts...more

Published 10/2/03
Northwest Ohio Community Leaders to Discuss Hispanic Heritage at Owens, Oct. 9
A consortium of Northwest Ohio's educators and leaders will gather at Owens Community College to discuss important issues concerning the Hispanic community on...more

Published 9/29/03
High School Students Learn About Healthy Living During "Care Fair for Health" at Owens
More than 400 high school juniors and seniors learned about ways to make their lives more enjoyable through healthy living as Owens Community College hosted...more

Published 9/29/03
Owens Community College Celebrates Groundbreaking For New Findlay-area Campus
FINDLAY - Owens Community College celebrated 20 years of providing higher education to Northwest Ohio residents by recently breaking ground for a new...more

Published 9/23/03
National and Local Artists to Display Works At Owens' Walter E. Terhune Art Gallery
Owens Community College will welcome visual artists of all genres to the new Walter E. Terhune Art Gallery as the Center for the Fine and Performing Arts opens...more

Published 9/18/03
Owens Community College to Host U.S. Department of Labor Seminar, October 8
Northwest Ohio business professionals interested in acquiring additional information about federal labor laws are invited to attend a one-day seminar presented by...more

Published 9/17/03
Owens Community College Hosts "Care Fair for Health" Wednesday, September 24
More than 400 high school juniors and seniors will learn about ways to make their lives more enjoyable through healthy living as Owens Community College hosts...more

Published 9/16/03
Owens Community College Celebrates Groundbreaking For New Findlay-area Campus, September 25
FINDLAY - Owens Community College will celebrate 20 years of providing higher education to Northwest Ohio residents by breaking ground for a new Findlay-area...more

Published 9/11/03
Owens Community College Celebrates 20 Years of Higher Education in Findlay By Hosting an Alumni Reunion, September 25
FINDLAY - Owens Community College will celebrate 20 years of providing higher education to Northwest Ohio residents in the Findlay area by hosting...more

Published 9/9/03
Owens Community College Hosts "Job Fair 2003", Tuesday, September 23
Area residents and students are invited to Owens Community College to learn about and explore various career opportunities available...more

Published 9/3/03
Preservation Hall Jazz Band to Perform At Owens Center for Fine and Performing Arts, Sept. 26
A foot-stomping blend of two-beat Dixieland melody and improvised jazz will bring the first-ever Owens Community College Center for Fine and Performing Arts audience to...more

Published 8/28/03
National Political Figure to Visit Owens Community College, Wednesday, Sept. 10
Nationally-recognized consumer advocate, Ralph Nader will visit Owens Community College to address ethical and societal issues on...more

Published 8/26/03
National, Local Community and Student Performers Scheduled at Owens' Center for Fine and Performing Arts
Owens Community College's Center for Fine and Performing Arts will raise the curtain on its inaugural season with an array of events scheduled throughout...more

Published 8/25/03
State Division of Labor to Hold Seminar At Owens Workforce and Community Services Division
The State of Ohio Division of Labor and Worker Safety Public Employment Risk Reduction Program (PERRP) will offer seminars for individuals interested in...more

Published 8/25/03
State Division of Labor to Hold Seminar At Owens Findlay Workforce and Community Services Division
FINDLAY - The State of Ohio Division of Labor and Worker Safety Public Employment Risk Reduction Program (PERRP) will offer seminars for individuals interested in...more

Published 8/25/03
Owens Welcomes Back Thousands of Students Monday for Fall Semester
Opening its doors for the first day of Fall Semester classes, Owens Community College is once again enrolling students in recording-breaking...more

Published 8/21/03
Owens Community College Closed For Labor Day Weekend
Owens Community College Toledo-area and Findlay-area Campuses will be closed Saturday through Monday, August 30 - September 1 for the Labor Day...more

Published 8/18/03
Owens Community College Dedicates New Center for Fine and Performing Arts
Owens Community College raised the curtain on its new Center for Fine and Performing Arts with a grand opening gala event titled, "Bringing the Arts Alive" as the College...more

Published 8/13/03
New Writers' Workshop 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. The new workshop will...more

Published 8/5/03
Registration for Fall Semester Under Way At Owens Community College
Registration for Fall Semester classes at Owens Community College is under way for all...more

Published 8/5/03
Registration for Fall Semester Under Way At Owens Findlay-area Campus
FINDLAY - Registration for Fall Semester classes at the Owens Community College Findlay-area Campus is under way for all...more

Published 8/1/03
Owens Community College Dedicates New Center for Fine and Performing Arts With "Bringing the Arts Alive" Gala, Aug. 16
Owens Community College will raise the curtain on its new Center for Fine and Performing Arts with a grand opening gala event titled...more

Published 7/30/03
Owens Community College Unveils New Center for Fine and Performing Arts At Media Preview Night, July 31
Members of the media are invited to preview the new $11 million Center for Fine and Performing Arts as Owens Community College hosts...more

Published 7/11/03
Owens Community College Hosts "SuccessFest"
Area residents interested in taking college classes or starting a new career this fall are invited to attend "SuccessFest" July 31-August 2 at Owens Community College...more

Published 7/11/03
Owens Community College Findlay-area Campus Hosts "SuccessFest"
FINDLAY - Area residents interested in taking college classes or starting a new career this fall are invited to attend "SuccessFest" July 31-August 2 at the Owens Community College Findlay-area Campus...more

Published 6/13/03
Owens Community College Closed For Holiday Weekend
Owens Community College Toledo-area and Findlay-area Campuses will be closed Friday through Sunday, July 4-6 for the...more

Published 5/15/03
Owens Community College Closed For Memorial Day Weekend
Owens Community College Toledo-area and Findlay-area Campuses will be closed Saturday through Monday, May 24-26 for the ...more

Published 5/13/03
Owens Community College, Ford Motor Co. and AAA Collaborate in Hosting Auto Skills State Competition, May 16
Fifteen high school teams throughout the state of Ohio will test their knowledge and repair skills about automobiles during...more

Published 5/9/03
613 Owens Community College Students to Graduate During Spring Commencement, May 15
A record 613 candidates for graduation, including 80 students from the Findlay-area Campus, will receive their degrees during the 37th...more

Published 5/8/03
Registration for Summer Semester Under Way At Owens Community College Findlay-area Campus
FINDLAY - Registration for Summer Semester classes at the Owens Community College Findlay-area Campus is under way for all...more

Published 5/8/03
Registration for Summer Semester Under Way At Owens Community College
Registration for Summer Semester classes at Owens Community College is under way for all...more

Published 5/1/03
Owens Community College Hosts FFA District I Tractor Troubleshooting Contest
Thirteen area high schools recently put their knowledge about tractors to the test during competition in the...more

Published 4/29/03
High School Students Learn About Different Cultures During "Foreign Language Day" at Owens
Over 250 high school students from Northwest Ohio experienced what it would be like living in another country for a day as...more

Published 4/28/03
Owens Community College Hosts Inaugural Golf Classic, Monday, May 12
Area residents are invited to enjoy a day of golf and entertainment to support the alumni programs at Owens Community College's inaugural Golf Classic on Monday, May 12...more

Published 4/24/03
KeyBank President to Address Owens Graduates During Spring Commencement, May 15
James A. Hoffman, President of KeyBank's Northwest Ohio District, will serve as the keynote speaker at Owens Community College's 37th annual Spring Commencement on Thursday, May 15...more

Published 4/23/03
Owens Community College and NBC 24 Provide Free College Education Through New Partnership
Owens Community College and WNWO-TV NBC 24 Toledo are entering into a unique partnership, initiating a scholarship contest, which will culminate in awarding free college education for two area residents...more

Published 4/15/03
Owens Community College Hosts "Job Fair 2003", Tuesday, April 29
Area residents and students are invited to Owens Community College to learn about and explore various career opportunities available...more

Published 4/14/03
Owens Community College Hosts "Battle of the Bands" Concert, Saturday, April 26
A fun evening of entertainment is in store for music lovers as the Owens Community College hosts the second annual...more

Published 4/4/03
Agricultural Careers Showcased During "Natural Sciences Day" at Owens
Nearly 400 high school students from Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan recently explored careers in agriculture as Owens...more

Published 4/3/03
Owens Community College Closed For Easter Weekend
Owens Community College Toledo-area and Findlay-area Campuses will be closed Friday through Sunday, April 18-20 for the Easter...more

Published 4/2/03
"Lincoln Motorsports Welding Night", April 10 At Owens Community College
Area residents will have the opportunity to learn about careers within the welding and automotive industry, as well as check out competition race cars as...more

Published 3/28/03
Owens Community College Hosts "Registration Rocks!"
Area high school seniors are invited to learn about Owens Community College' s many academic program offerings and...more

Published 3/28/03
Owens Findlay-area Campus Hosts "Registration Rocks!"
FINDLAY - Area high school seniors are invited to learn about Owens Community College's many academic program offerings and...more

Published 3/27/03
High School Students Learn About Different Cultures During "Foreign Language Day", March 28 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...more

Published 3/25/03
Owens Community College Unveils New High-Tech Equipment and Training Program, March 26
Owens Community College's Workforce and Community Services Division and the Wood County Workforce Policy Board will unveil more than $1.17 million in...more

Published 3/17/03
Owens Community College to Host Relay for Life, Friday-Saturday, March 28-29
More than 300 faculty, staff and students and area residents will walk for over 15 consecutive hours in support of cancer awareness as Owens Community College ...more

Published 3/7/03
"Blood of the Prodigal" Author to Visit Owens Community College, Wednesday, March 19
Nationally-renowned author, Dr. Paul Gaus will visit Owens Community College to discuss his critically acclaimed book "Blood of the Prodigal: An Ohio Amish Mystery" on ...more

Published 2/26/03
Owens Findlay-area Campus to Sponsor Hancock County College Night, March 10
FINDLAY - More than 80 colleges and universities from Ohio, Michigan, Indiana and Pennsylvania will visit the Findlay area as...more

Published 2/24/03
Agricultural Careers Showcased at "Natural Sciences Day", Feb. 25 at Owens
Nearly 400 high school students from Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan will explore careers in agriculture as Owens Community College hosts...more

Published 2/21/03
Owens Community College Hosts Largest College Preview Night in Northwest Ohio, March 11
More than 100 colleges and universities from Ohio, Michigan, Indiana and Pennsylvania will visit the Toledo area as Owens Community College hosts the largest ...more

Published 2/07/03
"Race Manners" Author to Visit Owens Community College, Thursday, Feb. 27
Nationally-renowned author, Bruce A. Jacobs will visit Owens Community College to address issues of race and diversity highlighted in his book...more

Published 2/05/03
Northwest Ohio Community Leaders to Discuss The Life and Works of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. At Owens Community College, Feb. 6
A consortium of Northwest Ohio's educators and leaders will gather at Owens Community College to discuss the life and works of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on...more

Published 1/24/03
Owens Community College Students Assist Homeless Shelters by Organizing Clothing Drive
Owens Community College students have taken the initiative, with support from the Office of Student Life, in organizing a Clothing...more

Published 1/16/03
National Speaker and Authority On Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. To Visit Owens Community College, Jan. 28
Nationally recognized lecturer and motivational speaker, Barry Scott will make his only appearance in ...more

Published 1/9/03
Owens Community College Closed For Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday
Owens Community College Toledo-area and Findlay-area Campuses will be closed on Monday, January 20 in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day...more


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