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by: Ashley Bowers
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Last Saturday, I traveled to witness and experience the Dead Throne Tour 2011. The Devil Wears Prada was the headlining group. The first band that played was For Today. The Sioux City, IA natives brought down the house with songs like Seraphim and Devastator. Mattie Montgomery, the bands lead man, took time to explain why they do what they do. They told the crowd that they were performing for Jesus Christ. Mattie really knows how to grab the attention of concertgoers. The next band to …
Owens recently honored its fall athletic programs for displaying outstanding excellence during intercollegiate competition. Express student-athletes participating in women’s volleyball, men’s soccer and women’s soccer were recognized for their athletic achievements, highlighted by Brittany Egbert (pre-physical therapist assistant major) and Ellie Comes (pre-physical therapist assistant major) being named NJCAA Division II Second Team and Honorable Mention All-American, respectively, in women’s volleyball.
This marks 14 out of 16 years that at least one Owens volleyball player has received All-American honors. Egbert’s other honors included Ohio Community College Athletic Conference (OCCAC) Player of …
Owens Community College women’s volleyball student-athlete Ellie Comes of Toledo recently signed a national letter of intent to continue her intercollegiate career at the University of Northwestern Ohio.
“I am really proud of Ellie and excited that she will have an opportunity to continue her college education and athletic career at the University of Northwestern Ohio,” said Owens Women’s Volleyball Head Coach Sonny Lewis. “Ellie will be hard to replace. She was a leader on and off the volleyball court and will certainly succeed at the four-year level.”
Last season at Owens, …
Happiness and cheer was readily noticeable within several area hospitals recently thanks to the humanitarian efforts of the Findlay-area Campus’ Student Nursing Association. More than 160 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 smiling children forced to spend the holiday season in local hospitals.
“I am amazed at the number of toys that were donated to the toy drive,” said Heather Franks of Findlay, an Owens registered nursing student and Findlay-area Campus Student Nursing …
More than 700 winter clothing items recently found their way into the arms of those less fortunate in the Toledo area thanks to the efforts of Owens’ Diagnostic Medical Sonography faculty and students.
Hundreds of coats as well as winter clothing items ranging from hats to scarves were distributed to needy individuals in downtown Toledo as part of the community outreach initiative titled “Susie’s Coats”, which is named in honor of Owens Associate Professor of Sonography Susan Perry of Woodville. Now in its fifth year, “Susie’s Coats” has provided more than …
The Findlay-area Campus Student Nursing Association is working to spread happiness and cheer throughout the surrounding communities by brightening the lives of children forced to spend the holiday season in local hospitals. Toys ranging from dolls to miniature trucks, collected within the last few weeks, will soon find their way to a smiling child’s arms as the Student Nursing Association presents the donated gifts to area hospitals Dec. 13.
Beginning at 10 a.m., the Owens Student Nursing Association will wrap the various toys in an array of colorful paper in the …
Edge of your seat suspense will engulf the Center for Fine and Performing Arts’ Mainstage Theatre as Owens Community College serves as the debut screening venue of the student-directed film “The Closing Broadcast” Dec. 16.
The film will be shown at 8 p.m. in the College’s Mainstage Theatre on the Toledo-area Campus. To view a trailer of the film, click here.
Directed, written and co-produced by Owens student Matthew Cooper of Defiance, the 45-minute film “The Closing Broadcast” shares the story of Jeri Kline and her adventurous evening as an overnight television …
By Dawn Thayer
I would like to thank everyone who participated in the Biggest Loser Competition and would like to congratulate our winners. Our competition was a good one and I hope everyone continues to seek their weight loss goals. The grand prize winner of $200 was Andrew Mikolajczyk. The second place winners, the new owners of a set of weights and yoga mats were Jacalyn Deselms as our female winner and Sean Taylor as our male winner. Third place winners of a $10 Subway gift card were female contestant Shevonne Snowden …
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Owens Community College has named Randy Wharton as the new Dean of the School of Technology. His responsibilities will include overseeing all academic programs, as well as various activities and instructional initiatives within the School.
In addition, his new position will entail supervising the development and implementation of new academic curricula, directing the on-going evaluation of the School’s courses and overseeing the assessment of student learning, articulation and transfer agreements, and the development of community partnerships to enhance educational opportunities and resources for current and future students.
“I am honored to be …