Articles Archive for December 2012
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 – Owens Community College Toledo-area and Findlay-area campuses, as well as the Arrowhead Park Learning Center in Maumee and the Learning Center at The Source in downtown Toledo, will be closed Saturday through Tuesday, Dec. 22 – Jan. 1, for the holiday season. Administrative offices will open again on Wednesday, Jan. 2.
Spring Semester classes begin on Monday, Jan. 7.
FINDLAY, Ohio – The Owens Community College 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 on Monday, Dec. 17.
Beginning at 10 a.m., the Owens Student Nursing Association will wrap the various toys …
PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, Ohio – Ohio Gov. John R. Kasich has reappointed Dr. Ronald A. McMaster of Perrysburg to the Owens Community College Board of Trustees. McMaster will serve a six-year term on the College’s Board of Trustees ending in 2018.
“We are honored that Dr. Ronald McMaster will continue to provide leadership to Owens Community College’s Board of Trustees,” said Dee Talmage, Chair of the Owens Community College Board of Trustees. “Ron’s unwavering commitment to higher education has had a profound impact on Owens Community College and we look forward …
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 …
By Cathy Zeltner
Does the end of the semester have you stressed out? Final exams, final projects and finishing homework can send students into a panic. Stop by the Toledo campus SHAC today, Tuesday, December 4, 2012 until 2:00 pm for a free chair massage, a free piece of fruit, and information on how to prepare for exams and reduce stress. Student Government is sponsoring this free event and are set up to serve you now!
PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, Ohio – Owens Community College’s Diagnostic Medical Sonography faculty and students are reaching out those in need of coats and apparel during the winter months by distributing several hundred items ranging from coats to mittens Saturday mornings, Dec. 1 and 8.
The community outreach initiative is titled “Susie’s Coats” and named in honor of Owens Diagnostic Medical Sonograpy Chair Susan Perry of Woodville. Now in its sixth year, “Susie’s Coats” has provided over 2,200 winter clothing items to those less fortunate in the Toledo area.
According to Perry, …
PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, Ohio – Three local middle school students were recently honored by Owens Community College’s Office of International Programs and Services for exhibiting writing excellence from a worldwide perspective as part of the first-ever International Essay Contest. Madalyn Vesoulis of Sylvania, Savannah Brandon of Mount Blanchard and Lauren Meyers of Fostoria were recognized for their accomplishments in conjunction with the academic institution’s celebration of International Education Week.
“Owens Community College’s Office of International Programs and Services is extremely honored and proud to recognize the outstanding accomplishments of Madalyn Vesoulis, Savannah …