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By Cathy Zeltner
Today, April 22, 2013 is Earth Day. It is the day to do something good for the planet we live on.There are many things you can do to celebrate the
day. You could plant a tree. Donate to a worthy conservation organization. Carpool with a friend. I reused plastic bottles to make terrariums for a couple of my small plants.
But why just do something today? Why not do something every day? Here are several simple and inexpensive (sometimes free) ways to celebrate the earth every day of the year.
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FINDLAY, Ohio – Owens Community College welcomes the return of the University of Findlay’s Mazza Museum to the Findlay-area Campus with original illustrations from children’s books featuring many facets of childhood or bearhood as the Library Gallery presents “Fabulous Friends: Illustrations from Children’s Books”, April 1-17.
The Owens Findlay-area Campus Library is located on Bright Road in Findlay.
“Owens Community College’s Findlay-area Campus is delighted to have the University of Findlay’s Mazza Museum return to the Library Gallery,” said Gail McCain, Owens Library Manager for the Findlay-area Campus. “The Mazza Museum is …
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FINDLAY, Ohio – Owens Community College Findlay-area Campus continues its 2012-13 arts season with an exhibit highlighting an array of vibrant paintings that were created in the span of a day by local artists Erika Clark and Kristen Dukat, as well as by Owens employees, students and Child Care Center children, as the Library Gallery presents “A Painting a Day” in conjunction with the nationwide Daily Painters movement, Jan. 10 – Feb. 7.
In addition, the College will host a reception and gallery talk for Clark, Dukat, and Owens employees, students …
FINDLAY, Ohio – Plenty of smiles could be seen within several area hospitals recently thanks to the humanitarian efforts of Owens Community College Findlay-area Campus’ Student Nursing Association. More than 200 toys ranging from dolls and handmade wooden cars to coloring books and board games, collected as part of a community-wide drive, were given to children forced to spend the holiday season in local hospitals.
“Giving a child a toy can make a world of difference while they are staying in the hospital,” said Claire Vroman of Findlay, an Owens licensed …
PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, Ohio – Five hundred thirty-eight candidates for graduation, including 118 from the Findlay-area Campus, will receive their degrees during the 32nd annual Owens Community College Fall Commencement on Friday, Dec. 14. The commencement will begin at 7 p.m. in the Student Health and Activities Center on the College’s Toledo-area Campus.
President of The University of Findlay Dr. Katherine Fell will serve as the keynote speaker for the College’s Fall Commencement. Owens’ commencement ceremony is free and open to the public.
Fell became the 17th President of The University of …
Normalcy and chaos in the form of short plays will converge in the Center for Fine and Performing Arts’ Mainstage Theatre as Owens Community College presents the student production of “Short Farces by Anton Chekhov,” Nov. 15-18.
The first of several performances will occur at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 15 in the College’s Mainstage Theatre. Owens’ Toledo-area Campus is located on Oregon Road in Perrysburg Township.
“Owens Community College’s Department for Fine and Performing Arts is excited to present such a unique theatrical production, which brings together several short plays filled …
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By: Cathy Zeltner/Managing Editor
Phillip J. Milano held a seminar today, November 8, 2012 at the Toledo campus of Owens Community College. The seminar was regarding political correctness and questions people sometimes have but don’t ask out of fear of offending someone. The event was sponsored by Student Government.
Milano has written books such as “I Can’t Believe You Asked That.” He also has a newspaper column titled “Dare to Ask,” and a website www.yforum.com.
The crowed was enthusiastic as Milano discussed several topics of race, religion, ethnicity, sexual preference and other controversial …
By Cathy Zeltner
Author Nick Flynn visited Owens Community College on Tuesday, October 23, 2012. Flynn is the author of the book, “Another Bullshit Night in Suck City.” He was thrilled to have had his book used as a campus wide read at Owens, and surprised that his book was chosen.
The award winning book is a memoir about Flynn’s relationship with his alcoholic father. It has been translated into 14 different languages. The book has also been made into a movie titled, “Being Flynn.” Flynn told of his father meeting actor …
Owens Community College has been chosen along with nine other academic institutions in Ohio to help first-time community college students succeed in their academic and career aspirations as part of the new AmeriCorps College Completion Coaches Initiative.
The AmeriCorps College Completion Coaches Initiative is part of a collaborative effort between the Ohio Association of Community Colleges (OACC), the Ohio College Access Network (OCAN) and ServeOhio (Ohio Commision on Service and Volunteerism).
“In this exciting initiative, we are using the leadership skills of recent community college graduates to provide mentoring and coaching …