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2005 Announcements

Published 12/13/2005
Owens Faculty Choose to Spend Winter Break Rebuilding Hurricane Katrina Damaged Houses
Hammering nails into floorboards and sleeping on church floors await seven Owens Community College faculty rather than the rest and relaxation that is found during the holidays...more

Published 11/10/2005
Owens Community College Student Body Elects New Leaders for 2005-06 Academic Year
More than 1,000 Owens Community College students recently voted to elect new officers for Student Government...more

Published 10/14/2005
Owens Community College Foundation Appoints Board of Directors to Leadership Positions
Owens Community College has named John W. Christy of Toledo, vice president and assistant general counsel for Owens Corning, to serve as the new treasurer for the Owens Community College Foundation...more

Published 10/14/2005
Owens Community College Celebrates 40 Years of Excellence
From the groovy days of peace, love and leisure suits to the present days of reality television and the Internet, Owens Community College has successfully focused on student and community needs...more

Published 10/13/2005
Owens Students Raise Funds to Aid Hurricane Victims Through Nationwide Dine for America Initiative
Haunted by images of destruction caused from Hurricane Katrina and Rita, Owens Community College students within Hotel, Restaurant, Institution Technologies took the initiative of using their cooking...more

Published 10/6/2005
Owens Faculty and Students Lead Sculpture Project To Assist North Star BlueScope Steel LLC
When Charles Stewart and the late Don Leonhardt, Owens Community College Manufacturing Technologies faculty members, heard that steel donor North Star BlueScope Steel LLC was embarking on a...more

Published 9/30/2005
Owens Community College Alumni Association Appoints New Board of Directors and Officers
Owens Community College has appointed area residents to leadership positions as new officers and board of directors for the Alumni Association...more

Published 9/27/2005
Owens Community College Names New Leader for Findlay-area Campus Library Services
FINDLAY - Owens Community College has named Gail McCain as the new library manager on the Findlay-area Campus...more

Published 9/26/2005
Owens Delivers Backpacks and Supplies To Area Elementary School Children
Owens Community College's Alumni Association and Student Government, in conjunction with Books-A-Million in Perrysburg, recently brightened many children's lives through a unique community...more

Published 9/15/2005
Owens Enhances Campus Life Through New Fireside Grill
For many Owens Community College students and employees, lunchtime is a sacred occasion often devoted to refueling and giving tired bodies some much-needed rest...more

Published 9/9/2005
Owens Community College Celebrates 40 Years of Excellence, Sept. 13
From the groovy days of peace, love and leisure suits to the present days of reality television and the Internet, Owens Community College has successfully focused on student and community needs throughout the years...more

Published 9/8/2005
Owens Delivers Backpacks and Supplies To Area Elementary School Children, Sept. 8-14
Owens Community College's Alumni Association and Student Government, in conjunction with Books-A-Million in Perrysburg, will brighten many children's lives in the coming weeks through...more

Published 9/6/2005
20,406 Students Choose Owens to Pursue Educational Opportunities and Career Aspirations
Owens Community College continues to provide Northwest Ohio residents excellence in higher education with 20,406 students choosing to attend the academic institution for Fall Semester classes...more

Published 9/6/2005
Owens Findlay-area Campus Names New Chair of the School of Arts and Sciences
Owens Community College has named Dr. Jason Tetzloff as the new chair of the School of Arts and Sciences on the Findlay-area Campus. His responsibilities will include...more

Published 8/30/2005
Owens Community College Students Attend First-Ever Classes on the Medical University of Ohio's Campus
With a book bag around her shoulder, Robin Gray of Toledo looked prepared to begin another semester of classes as an Owens Community College student. However, different from the previous...more

Published 8/9/2005
Owens Community College Strengthens Leadership With New Special Assistant for Government Relations Position
Owens Community College is strengthening its leadership by naming Jennifer Fehnrich, formerly Owens director of public relations and marketing, as special assistant to the president for...more

Published 8/9/2005
Owens Community College Findlay-area Campus Names New Director of Community and Corporate Education
Owens Community College has named Steven Hillard as the new director of community and corporate education on the Findlay-area Campus...more

Published 8/5/2005
Owens Community College Awards Free Education to Northwest Ohio Residents
Two area residents will attend Owens Community College for free this fall after winning a unique scholarship contest. Owens Community College, 92.5 KISS-FM, FOX Toledo and the "Toledo City Paper" recently...more

Published 7/22/2005
Owens Findlay-area Campus Says Goodbye to Davis Street Location With Facility Move, July 28-31
FINDLAY - Nail holes and a framed picture depicting a collage of doors are all that's left on Darla Johannsen's walls in her current Owens Community College Findlay-area Campus faculty office...more

Published 7/21/2005
Owens Alumni Association Golf Outing Raises Over $49,280 In Support of Scholarships
More than 100 area residents enjoyed a day of golf and entertainment in support of alumni scholarship programs as Owens Community College's Alumni Association held its third annual Golf Classic...more

Published 7/14/2005
Owens and Books-A-Million Inc. Assists Area Children With School Supply Drive, July 18 - August 18
Owens Community College's Alumni Association and Books-A-Million Inc. are reaching out to area children in need of school supplies by holding a monthlong "Backpack to the Future" school supply drive...more

Published 7/8/2005
Owens Student Rotaract Club and Lowe's Home Improvement Help Guatemalan Farmers With Yard Tool Collection Drive, July 16
Owens Community College's Rotaract Club and Lowe's Home Improvement are reaching out to farmers in poverty-stricken areas of Guatemala by holding a yard tool collection drive on Saturday, July 16...more

Published 6/27/2005
Owens Community College, 92.5 KISS-FM, FOX Toledo and 'Toledo City Paper' Provide Free College Education
Owens Community College, 92.5 KISS-FM, FOX Toledo and the "Toledo City Paper" are partnering to offer a unique scholarship contest, which will award free college education to...more

Published 6/24/2005
Owens Community College and the United Way Provide Computers to Northwest Ohio Community Organizations
Owens Community College, with assistance from United Way of Greater Toledo, is reaching out to Northwest Ohio community organizations by offering new educational opportunities in the form of...more

Published 6/21/2005
Owens Community College Selects Architect For Phase II Findlay-area Campus Construction
FINDLAY - Owens Community College continues forward with second phase construction for the new Findlay-area Campus by selecting the state-of-the-art facility's architect...more

Published 6/16/2005
Owens Community College and the United Way Provide Computers to Northwest Ohio Community Organizations
Owens Community College, with assistance from United Way of Greater Toledo, is reaching out to Northwest Ohio community organizations by offering new educational opportunities...more

Published 6/15/2005
Dillin Corporation Chief Operating Officer Named to Owens Foundation Board of Directors
Owens Community College has named Daniel E. Kimmet, chief operating officer for Dillin Corp., to serve on the Board of Directors for the Owens Community College Foundation...more

Published 5/27/2005
Owens Child Care Center Children Help Break Ground For New Findlay-area Campus Facility
FINDLAY - Adorned with plastic hard hats and shovels in hand, seven children attending Owens Community College's Child Care Center kicked off construction for their new Findlay-area Campus facility...more

Published 5/26/2005
Owens Community College Assists School Children with 'Backpack to the Future' Supply Drive
As another school year nears an end, many students are once again placing their backpacks in storage or are discarding them entirely in anticipation of buying next fall's latest fashion trend..more

Published 5/19/2005
Owens Findlay-area Campus Improves Lives During Volunteer Service Week
Owens Community College Findlay-area Campus employees and students, and area residents discovered volunteering is as easy as threading a needle and sewing patches of cloth...more

Published 4/28/2005
Supreme Court of Ohio Justice To Speak at Owens' Spring Commencement, May 12
The Honorable Justice for the Supreme Court of Ohio, Judith Ann Lanzinger will serve as the distinguished keynote speaker at Owens Community College's 39th annual...more

Published 4/15/2005
Owens Environmental Club and Bowling Green Evening Lions Club Collect Over 500 Eyeglass to Benefit Developing Countries
Owens Community College's Environmental Club and the Bowling Green Evening Lions Club are making eye care possible for hundreds of individuals throughout the world by recently holding...more

Published 4/12/2005
Owens Community College Relay for Life Raises Over $28,000 in Support of Cancer Research
More than 500 area residents walked the night and early morning away in support of cancer awareness as Owens Community College recently hosted its third annual Relay for Life...more

Published 4/12/2005
Owens Community College and the Medical College of Ohio Set New Precedent With Consortium Emergency Medical Services Certificate Program
Owens Community College and the Medical College of Ohio are setting a new precedent within higher education by entering into a unique partnership, establishing an Emergency Medical Services...more

Published 4/5/2005
Owens and Toledo Chapter of American Society for Industrial Security Set New Precedent With Emergency Preparedness Scholarship Program
Owens Community College Foundation and the Toledo Chapter of American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS) International are setting a new precedent within emergency preparedness and homeland security training by entering into a partnership...more

Published 4/5/2005
Owens Selects Architect For Phase II Fire and Police Training Center for Homeland Security Construction
Owens Community College continues forward with second phase construction for a new Fire and Police Training Center for Homeland Security by selecting the state-of-the-art facility's architect...more

Published 3/23/2005
Owens Community College Introduces Cashless Service For Students and Employees
Paper and metal currency just might become relics of the past around Owens Community College as the academic institution introduces a new identification and debit card designed to enhance accessibility...more

Published 3/10/2005
Owens Community College Receives Grant To Heighten Child Care Facilities
Owens Community College has been selected to receive a $50,721 Ohio Board of Regents Child Care Facility Funding grant for the purpose of enhancing the Child Care Center's existing preschool outdoor play...more

Published 3/4/2005
Owens Community College Foundation Initiates 2005 Annual Giving Campaign
The Owens Community College Foundation is investing in Northwest Ohio's educational future by engaging in an Annual Giving Campaign...more

Published 2/28/2005
Owens Community College Names New Center for Fine and Performing Arts Operations Manager
Owens Community College has chosen Barbara Barkan as the new Operations Manager for the Center for Fine and Performing Arts. Her responsibilities will include overseeing...more

Published 2/11/2005
Ohio Governor Approves State Funding For Owens Community College State-of- the-Art Facilities
Ohio Governor Bob Taft and the state legislature has awarded Owens Community College more than $6 million in capital funding for future construction and renovation of...more

Published 2/8/2005
Owens Community College Reappoints Board of Trustees to Leadership Positions
Owens Community College has reappointed Jack T. Sculfort and Dr. Ronald A. McMaster to serve as the Chairman and Vice Chairman for the Owens Community College Board of Trustees...more

Published 2/8/2005
Owens Strengthens Community Relations With New Position
Owens Community College is investing in the future of higher education by creating a new Community Relations position. The primary responsibility of the new position will be to strengthen...more

Published 1/26/2005
EnterpriseOhio Network Establishes Statewide Marketing Resource Center at Owens Findlay-area Campus
FINDLAY - Owens Community College Findlay-area Campus has been chosen by the Ohio Board of Regents to operate the statewide EnterpriseOhio Network Marketing Resource Center dedicated to enhancing...more

Published 1/25/2005
18,540 Students Choose Owens To Pursue Educational Opportunities and Career Aspirations
Owens Community College continues to provide Northwest Ohio residents with excellence in higher education, experiencing yet another record-breaking enrollment with 18,540 students registered for Spring Semester...more

Published 1/14/2005
Owens Financial Aid Opportunities Help Students Achieve Academic Dreams
Area residents are often faced with the uphill struggle of finding financial resources to pursue a college education...more


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