Articles Archive for January 2013
By Cathy Zeltner
Student Government is hosting a charity week January 29-31, 2013. Stop by the SHAC 165 hallway between 9 am-4 pm to donate a little of your time and have fun. Today, Tuesday, January 29 you can make a dog toy or no-sew blanket for a sheltered animal, or make a smile bag for a child who needs dental work. Stop by each day for more fun activities.
PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, Ohio – Area residents interested in gaining insight into the importance of professional photographs in showcasing artwork for exhibitions and portfolios are invited to attend a daylong workshop titled “Digitally Documenting Your Art: Your SMART Phone Isn’t Really Smart Enough” at Owens Community College on Saturday, Feb. 2.
Presented by Owens, Lourdes University and the Toledo Federation of Art Societies, the event will take place from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. in the Center for Fine and Performing Arts on the Toledo-area Campus. The event is open to the …
PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, OH – Area residents interested in gaining insight into such issues as race, identity, diversity and stereotypes are invited to Owens Community College as nationally-recognized writer/actor Michael Fosberg presents the theatrical performance “Incognito” on the academic institution’s Toledo-area and Findlay-area campuses, Jan. 30-31.
Fosberg’s performance is being presented in conjunction with the College’s celebration of Black History Month. The theatrical presentation and open discussion will begin at 2 p.m. on Wednesday (Jan. 30) in the College’s Audio/Visual Classroom Center Rooms 125-128 on the Toledo-area Campus. A second performance by …
PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, Ohio – Area residents interested in performing in the upcoming student production of the “Noises Off” are invited to open theatre auditions at Owens Community College, Jan. 28-29.
Auditions will take place Monday and Tuesday, Jan. 28 and 29, from 6-9 p.m. in the Center for Fine and Performing Arts Studio Theatre Room 111. Callback auditions will take place on Wednesday, Jan. 30. Owens is located on Oregon Road in Perrysburg Township.
Each individual is encouraged to prepare a one-minute comedic monologue as part of the audition or a monologue …
PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, Ohio – Owens Community College has received notification from the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association that the academic institution’s accreditation has been reaffirmed through 2020. Owens has been accredited continuously through the Higher Learning Commission since 1976.
“I am extremely proud of our campus community for their hard work and dedication in achieving continued accreditation through the Higher Learning Commission,” said Dr. Mike Bower, President of Owens Community College. “This honor acknowledges and affirms our longstanding educational commitment to serving our students and the surrounding communities …
PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, Ohio – The Owens Community College libraries on the Toledo-area and Findlay-area campuses have earned the distinction of being chosen by the National Endowment for the Humanities, in collaboration with the American Library Association, to receive the prestigious Muslim Journeys Bookshelf Award.
The award is part of the National Endowment for the Humanities Bridging Cultures initiative, which engages the power of the humanities to promote understanding of and mutual respect for people with diverse histories, cultures and perspectives within the United States and abroad. Projects already funded under the …
PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, Ohio – Oral hygiene, X-rays and fillings will be the focus of free dental appointments at Owens Community College as more than 150 area elementary and high school students’ teeth are transformed to pearly whites during the nationwide Give Kids A Smile Day on Friday, Feb. 1.
Owens’ Dental Hygiene program, in collaboration with the Toledo Dental Society, will be offering a day of free dental services for children with limited or no access to care ages six months to 18 from 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. and …
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 on Monday, Jan. 21 in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. There will be no classes and the College offices will be closed for business.
Classes will resume and administrative offices will be open again on Tuesday, Jan. 22.
PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, Ohio – Owens Community College students were recently recognized for their academic excellence and leadership within the community, earning membership into the Gamma Zeta Chapter of the Chi Alpha Epsilon National Honor Society.
The Chi Alpha Epsilon National Honor Society was founded at West Chester University of Pennsylvania in 1989 in response to the increasing need to acknowledge the continuing successes of students within the academic institution’s academic development program. Recognizing that students who share similar experiences could serve as models for others, founder Dr. Elbert Saddler proposed a …
PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, Ohio – Area residents can help in saving the lives of their neighbors as Owens Community College and the American Red Cross host a community Blood Drive on Tuesday, Jan. 15.
The Blood Drive will occur from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. in the College’s Student Health and Activities Center on the Toledo-area Campus. Owens is located on Oregon Road in Perrysburg Township. The Blood Drive will be staffed by Owens surgical technology and sterile processing student classes.
Qualified donors must be at least 17 years of age and weigh …