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Published 2/11/03
Free GED Orientation Offered at Owens Workforce and Community Services Division

Are you considering enhancing your basic skills in English or math, or improving your employment skills? Sign up today for a free GED orientation at the Owens Community College Workforce and Community Services Division, 2249 Tracy Road, Northwood.

Experienced teachers will provide a friendly, adult classroom atmosphere with small classes and personal attention. The orientation session will be offered Saturday, March 1 from 12-3 p.m. An additional orientation session will be held Tuesday, March 4 from 10-12:30 p.m.

All students must attend one of the orientation meetings to register for classes. The GED classes will be held on Saturdays, March 8 - April 19. The first session is from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. The second session is offered from 12-3 p.m. Classes also will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays, March 6 - April 24 from 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Students who pass the GED practice test offered by Owens will receive a voucher to take the GED test for free, saving $55.

The GED program is funded by the Ohio Department of Education through the Adult Basic and Literacy Education Programs.

To register for the orientation, or for more information, call (567) 661-7357 or 1-800-GO-OWENS, Ext. 7357.

Owens Community College is the fastest-growing higher educational institution in Northwest Ohio with 24 consecutive semesters of enrollment increases. On the Toledo-area and Findlay-area campuses, Owens serves more than 38,000 credit and non-credit students making it the number one choice for new college students. Owens is committed to providing small classes, personal attention and unmatched affordability. Owens Community College offers over 130 program areas in Agriculture, Business, Fine and Performing Arts, Health, Public Service, Skilled Trades, Industrial and Engineering Technologies. Owens students also can earn the first two years of a bachelor 's degree with a smooth transfer to any area four-year college or university.



 

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