Articles Archive for September 2011
Owens Community College’s Environmental Club is raising environmental awareness by bringing new life to used shoes previously destined for overcrowded landfills. As a result of the student group’s recent collection drive efforts, 1,318 shoes will soon find their way to USAgain and future use in the form of playgrounds, running tracks and tennis courts.
Beginning at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 4, the Environmental Club will be presenting the donated shoes to Erek Hansen of Curtice to assist in his personal goal of promoting environmental conservation and awareness. The presentation will …
Students considering a career in law enforcement can pursue such an opportunity by enrolling in the Basic Peace Officer Academy Training Program at the Owens Community College Toledo-area Campus.
During the seven-month program, Owens police academy students will take courses in patrol operations, firearms, defensive tactics, criminal investigation, constitutional law and physical conditioning using modern, high-tech police equipment. Participants will receive expert instruction from local police officers, sheriff’s deputies and corrections officers, as well as state and federal agents. In addition, coursework earned by police academy graduates will apply toward an …
More than 200 area residents recently joined Owens Community College in paying tribute to those victims and heroes that lost their lives in the Sept. 11 tragedy during a Sept. 11 Memorial Flag Service presented by the School of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness and the Center for Emergency Preparedness.
“I am certain that we can all remember in vivid detail where we were as we watched or listened to the events unfolding on Sept. 11, 2001,” said Michael Cornell, Owens Director of the Center for Emergency Preparedness. “Our country suffered …
Area residents interested in enhancing their knowledge and skills with computers and the Internet are invited to participate in free continuing education computer classes as Owens Community College and the non-profit Connect Ohio organization announce new academic opportunities during the months of October and November.
The educational initiative, titled Every Citizen Online, is being led by Connect Ohio as part of a $6.9 million federal grant the organization has received to help expand access to broadband Internet to consumers across the state. Each class will highlight computer basics, an introduction to …
By Ashley Bowers
Arts & Entertainment Editor
I was able to attend the Clean Comedy Night at the Funny Bone at Fat Fish Blue in Perrysburg this past weekend. C.J. Harlow was a main act. The Louisville, Kentucky native has traveled across America and made a stop in Perrysburg on Sunday.
It was an afternoon event for about an hour. C.J. joked about things that have happened in his life, recent events, etc. One of the jokes he used is the following: “I was born in horse cave, which is very conservative, no …
by Ashley Bowers
Arts & Entertainment editor
Bullying still goes on even after a person’s death. In recent events, there has been more bullying via the internet and school than ever before. The most recent victim of bullying was Jamey Rodemeyer. He was 14 and constantly got hate messages on his Formspring for being bisexual. He posted a video on the YouTube channel for It Gets Better, which helps kids who are gay, lesbian, bisexual, etc. who are struggling with being made fun of for who they are.
He was only in high …
Spring 2012 Degree and Certificate petitions will be available on Ozone beginning Oct. 3. Petitions will be available through Feb. 24, 2012.
To submit a petition for a Degree or Certificate, look for Graduation Petition or Certificate Petition under Student Quick Links (left side column).
Fees for Graduation or Certificate petitions:
Graduation (Associate Degree) petition fee $20.
Certificate petition fee $5.
Spring 2012 Commencement is Friday, May 4, 2012.
For detailed information on the requirements to receive an Associate Degree and/or Certificate, please visit https://www.owens.edu/records_reg/apply_steps.html.
For questions regarding the status of degree/certificate petition requirements, e-mail email@example.com.
Do you take advantage of borrowing from the 48 million items held by OhioLINK member libraries? If so, you will be excited to learn that OhioLINK’s borrowing program is expanding Oct. 3 to include 17 additional public libraries, including the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library. This new joint effort will give you access to more than 10 million additional items
including books, music and movies.
What happens Oct. 3? A new linking button, labeled “SearchOhio”, will be featured on the OhioLINK Central Catalog webpages. If the item you need cannot be found in …
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An array of photographs, paintings, fiber art and poetry that rekindles memories of a bygone era when diners were one of America’s favorite eateries will serve as the focus to the new Owens Community College Findlay-area Campus exhibit as the Library Gallery presents “Diners”, Oct. 3 – Nov. 22.
To celebrate the opening of the art exhibit, Owens’ Library Gallery will serve as host to a free lecture by several of the artists and a reception on Tuesday, Oct. 4 from 6-8 p.m. The reception and lecture are free and open …
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By Ashley Bowers
Arts & Entertainment Editor
Over the weekend, I had the opportunity to view Don’t Be Afraid Of The Dark. This American horror film stars Katie Holmes, Bailee Madison, and Guy Pearce as a family that moves in to a haunted house while Alex Hirst, Guy Pearce’s character, remodels it for an architect magazine. Little does he know, there are some monsters hiding in the cellar of the house. There is some major history of the house.
On a gruesome night in October 1910, artist and biologist Emerson Blackwood, calls …