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2004 Awards & Honors

Published 12/20/2004
Owens Employee Named to National Leadership Program
Owens Community College Manager of Procurement, Jackie Dieter has been chosen among college and university officials nationwide to participate in the National Institute for Leadership Development (LEADERS) program involving...more

Published 12/20/2004
The Andersons President and CEO Addresses Graduates During Fall Commencement
Challenging graduates to begin another chapter in their life, Mike Anderson, President and Chief Executive Officer of The Andersons Inc., addressed the Owens Community College graduating class...more

Published 12/9/2004
Owens Students Make a Difference In the Lives of Those Less Fortunate
With the start of the frigid temperatures and harsh winter season in Northwest Ohio, many homeless individuals are faced with the reality of trying to survive the cold with only...more

Published 12/6/2004
Owens Industrial and Engineering Technologies Instructor Receives Outstanding Industrial Technologist Award
Owens Community College Instructor of Industrial and Engineering Technologies, Jay Taylor has been chosen by the Industry Division of the National Association of Industrial Technology to receive...more

Published 11/29/2004
Owens Vice President Receives Wood County's ADAMHS Advocate of the Year Award
Owens Community College Vice President of Student Services, Dr. Bill Ivoska was chosen by Wood County's Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services Board (ADAMHS) to receive the Advocate of the Year Award for his...more

Published 11/2/2004
Owens Community College Foundation Recognizes Students For Academic Excellence
Owens Community College Foundation has awarded more than $48,000 in scholarships and program support to students for their outstanding achievements...more

Published 10/21/2004
Owens Community College Foundation Appoints Board of Directors to Leadership Positions
Owens Community College has named Rasesh H. Shah, President of The Andersons Rail Group, to serve as the new Chairman for the Owens Community College Foundation...more

Published 10/15/2004
Owens Early Childhood Education Professor Receives Outstanding Educator Award
FINDLAY - Owens Community College Assistant Professor of Business, Public Service and Information Technologies, Mindy Gray has been named...more

Published 10/4/2004
Owens Faculty Member Chosen To Assist In Middle East Peace Keeping Efforts
With military combat operations in the Middle East concluded, the overall focus has shifted toward restoring order and the mission of peace keeping...more

Published 9/14/2004
National City and Owens Corning Foundation Donate $150,000 to Diamante Campaign
Two community-oriented companies dedicated to supporting educational initiatives donated $150,000 to the Diamante Initiative Campaign at the 15th annual Diamante Awards...more

Published 9/14/2004
15th Diamante Community Award Recipients Announced
Four Latino leaders and an organization focused on improving the quality of life for its neighborhood have been selected as recipients of the 15th annual Diamante Awards presented by DaimlerChrysler...more

Published 8/27/2004
Two Scholarship Winners Continue as Successful Owens Students
While two Owens Community College students are beginning their educational careers after winning the "Free Fred-ucation" scholarship contest, two additional...more

Published 8/25/2004
Owens Community College Awards Free College Education to Northwest Ohio Residents
Two area residents will attend Owens Community College for free this fall after winning a unique scholarship contest...more

Published 8/19/2004
Owens Students Awarded First-Ever Alumni Association Scholarships
Two Owens Community College students have been chosen by the Alumni Association to receive $500 scholarships through the new Owens Alumni Legacy Endowed Scholarship Program...more

Published 8/18/2004
Owens Community College Initiates Employee Leadership Academy Program
Owens Community College is broadening its leadership capacity by implementing a unique program dedicated to personal and professional growth among employees...more

Published 8/13/2004
Owens Community College Announces Summer Academic Honors
More than 1,800 students were named to the Academic Honors List at Owens Community College for the Summer Semester 2004...more

Published 8/5/2004
50 Students to Graduate From Owens Basic Peace Officer Academies, August 12
Fifty students will be recognized as Ohio Basic Peace Officer Academy graduates at Owens Community College on Thursday, August 12...more

Published 7/16/2004
Owens Student Receives American Dietetic Association Scholarship
An Owens Community College student has been chosen by the American Dietetic Association to receive a 2004 ECOLAB Scholarship for the 2004-05 academic year. The College's award recipient is Ashley Brough of Genoa...more

Published 7/14/2004
Owens to Address HIV/AIDS Education and Prevention As Part of Nationwide Community College Program
Owens Community College has been chosen as one of five community colleges nationwide to participate in the American Association of Community Colleges' (AACC) Bridges to Healthy Communities 2005 Project...more

Published 7/13/2004
Owens Alumni Association Names Seven New Board of Directors
Owens Community College has named seven of the College's alumni to serve as Board of Directors for the Alumni Association. The new Board of Directors...more

Published 6/29/2004
Owens Community College Vice President Appointed to National Adult Literacy Committee
Owens Community College Vice President of Workforce and Community Services, Linda Stacy, was selected by educational leaders to serve as one of only 45 nationwide...more

Published 6/29/2004
Owens Community College Students Inducted Into Epsilon Pi Tau International Honor Society
Twenty-one Owens Community College students recently were honored for their excellence in technological studies, earning membership into the Epsilon Pi Tau International Honor Society...more

Published 6/21/2004
Owens Students Named to All-Ohio Academic Team
Two Owens Community College students have been named to the 2004 All-Ohio Academic Team by the Ohio Association of Community Colleges (OACC) and Phi Theta Kappa International...more

Published 6/14/2004
Owens Community College Students Inducted Into Psi Beta Honor Society
Thirty-two Owens Community College students were recently honored for their academic excellence, earning membership into the Psi Beta National Honor Society...more

Published 6/11/2004
Owens Alumni Association Golf Outing Raises Over $44,500 in Support of Scholarships
More than 100 area residents enjoyed a day of golf and entertainment in support of alumni programs as Owens Community College's Alumni Association held its Second Annual Golf Classic...more

Published 6/9/2004
Owens Honors 101 Registered Nursing Program Graduates
One hundred one Owens Community College students were recently bestowed honorary pins by the Health Technologies Division signifying their graduation from the Registered Nursing Program...more

Published 6/7/2004
Owens Community College Announces Spring Academic Honors
More than 5,000 students were named to the Academic Honors List at Owens Community College for the Spring Semester 2004...more

Published 5/24/2004
Owens Community College Chair Appointed to National Health Leadership Organization
Owens Community College Chair of the Physical Therapist Assistant Program, Lee Grinonneau, has been chosen among health care professionals nationwide to...more

Published 5/20/2004
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 Spring Juried Student Art Exhibition...more

Published 5/17/2004
Owens Community College, Ford Motor Co. and AAA Collaborate in Hosting Auto Skills State Competition
Fifteen high school teams throughout the state of Ohio recently tested their automobile knowledge and repair skills during competition in the 55th annual Ford/AAA...more

Published 5/17/2004
Marathon Ashland Petroleum President Addresses Graduates During Spring Commencement Ceremony
Challenging graduates set personal goals, Gary R. Heminger, President of Marathon Ashland Petroleum LLC, addressed the Owens Community College graduating class...more

Published 5/12/2004
Owens Community College Board of Trustees Awards 2004 Academic Excellence Scholarships
Area high school seniors recently were honored by Owens Community College's Board of Trustees for their outstanding achievements, receiving thousands of dollars in new scholarships...more

Published 5/11/2004
Owens Practical Nursing Students Excel on National Exam
Owens Community College's Practical Nursing Program has achieved academic excellence with a reported 100 percent passing rate for candidates taking the National Council Licensure Examination...more

Published 5/5/2004
Sixty-Three Students to Graduate From Owens Basic Peace Officer Academies, May 5
Sixty-three students will be recognized as Ohio Basic Peace Officer Academy graduates at Owens Community College on Wednesday, May 5...more

Published 5/3/2004
Owens Findlay-area Campus Student Organization Honored for Community Outreach
FINDLAY - Owens Community College's Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) team was honored for outstanding leadership and entrepreneurial excellence following a regional competition in Cleveland...more

Published 4/23/2004
Owens Community College Alumni Association Honors Local Safety Forces With Outstanding Service Award
Sixteen area police, fire and emergency medical professionals have been chosen to receive Inaugural Outstanding Service Awards by Owens Community College's Alumni Association for tremendous contributions...more

Published 4/16/2004
Marathon Ashland Petroleum President To Speak at Owens' Spring Commencement, May 13
Gary R. Heminger, President of Marathon Ashland Petroleum LLC, will serve as the distinguished keynote speaker at Owens Community College's 38th annual Spring Commencement on Thursday, May 13...more

Published 4/7/2004
Owens Administrative, Faculty, Staff and Student Leaders Inducted Into Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society
Fifty-six Owens Community College students recently were honored for their excellence in higher education, earning membership into the Alpha Omega Pi Chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa...more

Published 4/5/2004
Owens Administrator Appointed to State Office Dedicated to Promoting Student Access and Success
Owens Community College Executive Assistant to the President and Chief Technology Officer, Brian Paskvan, has been chosen among educational and community leaders statewide to serve on the Ohio Board...more

Published 3/30/2004
Owens Community College Relay for Life Raises Over $36,000 in Support of Cancer Research
More than 350 area residents walked the night and early morning away in support of cancer awareness as Owens Community College hosted Relay for Life. The 15-hour walking-journey for 24 participating teams resulted in...more

Published 2/10/2004
Owens Community College Professor Receives Ohio Association for Developmental Education Award
Owens Community College Professor of Developmental Education, Dr. Carol O'Shea, has been named the Ohio Developmental Educator of the Year by the...more

Published 2/3/2004
Owens To Assist America's Homeland Security Efforts
As homeland security remains at the forefront of America's safety, the overall focus is shifting towards emergency preparedness. Owens Community College's Chair of Criminal Justice, Fire and Emergency Technologies...more

Published 2/2/2004
Owens Community College Honored For Marketing Excellence
Paving the way in marketing higher education to the Northwest Ohio community, Owens Community College's radio commercials and annual report were recently honored by the Toledo Professional...more

Published 1/14/2004
Owens Administrator Named to National Leadership Program
Owens Community College Director of Institutional Research, Planning and Grants, Debra Rathke, has been chosen among college and university officials nationwide to participate in the National Institute for Leadership Development (LEADERS) program...more

Published 1/13/2004
Owens Recognizes Employee For Exemplary Service
Owens Community College Grounds Foreman Wayne Strayer has been chosen to receive the inaugural Presidential Citation Award for outstanding dedication and service to higher education...more

Published 1/12/2004
Owens Recognizes Faculty, Staff and Administration For Excellence in Higher Education
Three Owens Community College employees have been chosen by their peers to receive the second annual Exemplary Staff and Administrator Awards and Faculty Teaching Excellence Award for outstanding dedication...more

Published 1/2/2004
421 Students Graduate At Owens Community College Fall Commencement
Owens Community College graduated 421 students - including 54 from the Findlay-area Campus - at the 25th annual Fall Commencement on Thursday, December 18...more

Published 1/2/2004
Owens Community College Announces Fall Academic Honors
More than 5,000 students were named to the Academic Honors List at Owens Community College for the Fall Semester 2003. Students must achieve at least...more


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