Articles Archive for February 2013
PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, Ohio – More than 100 public and private colleges and universities from Ohio and the multi-state area will visit the Toledo area as Owens Community College serves as host to Northwest Ohio’s largest College Preview Night on Wednesday, March 6.
Established in 1987, the event will occur from 6:30-8:30 p.m. and is sponsored by the counseling staffs of 20 local high schools and Owens. College tables will be set up in Owens’ Student Health and Activities Center and presentations will be held in the Center for Fine …
PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, Ohio – The Owens Community College “America’s Music: A Film History of Our Popular Music from Blues to Bluegrass to Broadway” event originally scheduled for Feb. 26 will now take place on Tuesday, April 2.
The educational program will begin at 7 p.m. in Perrysburg’s Way Public Library and focus on the genre of bluegrass and country music. A musical performance by the Hand Hewn String Band will kick off the event, which will be followed by the feature film “High Lonesome: The Story of Bluegrass Music”. Bowling …
PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, Ohio – Area residents preparing to take the national ACT test are encouraged to bring a pencil, paper and a calculator to Owens Community College as the academic institution offers a program titled “Building Confidence with ACT Prep” in March and April. The class is coordinated through the College’s Workforce and Community Services Adult and Continuing Education.
The ACT preparation class will occur Monday evenings, March 18 – April 8, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the College’s Arrowhead Park Learning Center on Indian Wood Circle in Maumee.
During each of the …
PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, Ohio – Owens Community College’s Alumni Association is recognizing the tremendous contribution that area police, fire and emergency medical professionals and community leaders make to Northwest Ohio’s surrounding communities by hosting the 10th annual Outstanding Service Awards. The recipients will be honored as part of a community celebration on Friday, April 26.
The College’s Alumni Association is currently accepting nominations for the Outstanding Service Awards. Area residents are invited to nominate an individual or individuals who have demonstrated exceptional service above and beyond the call of duty. Nominations need …
PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, Ohio – Owens Community College golf will make its 2013 season debut at the MGM Sports National Invitational, March 5-7. The non-conference invitational will take place at the Barefoot Resort and Golf in Myrtle Beach, S.C. The Express will compete against St. Mary’s University of Minnesota, Elizabethtown College and Marywood University.
Owens’ home intercollegiate golf events will occur at Belmont Country Club in Perrysburg.
Owens’ golf program is guided by first-year Head Coach Josh Williams. Express Assistant Coaches are Chris Hummer and Ryan Brown. The Express golf team captured and/or finished …
PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, Ohio – Area massage therapy and health care professionals interested in enhancing their knowledge and skills specific to alternative healing modalities are invited to participate in a series of new massage therapy educational classes at Owens Community College’s Arrowhead Park Learning Center during the months March through April.
Presented by the College’s School of Health Sciences and Workforce and Community Services Adult and Continuing Education, the new massage therapy classes will occur at Owens’ Arrowhead Park Learning Center, which is located on Indian Wood Circle in Maumee.
“The need for …
FINDLAY, Ohio – More than 80 colleges and universities from Ohio and the surrounding states will visit the Findlay area as the Owens Community College Findlay-area Campus serves as host to Greater Hancock County College Night on Monday, March 4. The event will occur from 6:30-8 p.m.
The counseling staffs of nine local high schools in the surrounding area are co-sponsoring the annual event, which is being held at the Owens …
PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, Ohio – Area high school students will put their knowledge of tractors to the test as they compete in the 20th annual FFA District I Agricultural and Industrial Diagnostics Contest at Owens Community College on Friday, Feb. 22.
The contest will occur from 8 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. in the College’s Transportation Technologies Center on the Toledo-area Campus in Perrysburg Township.
Presented by the College’s Transportation Technologies, the contest will involve high school teams, consisting of two students, completing various testing to determine their expertise of tractors. As part of …
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By Hope Williams
Polenta is a product made form ground cornmeal. You can find it dry, or pre-made in a tube in the refrigerated section, usually by the yogurt and hash browns.
1 Tube of organic polenta
Any other seasoning, like old bay
1. Open a tube of polenta and slice it length-wise into french fry shapes.
2. Put the polenta fries in a bowl and toss with olive oil, salt, pepper, and any other seasoning you would like.
3. Bake the fries on a cookie sheet sprayed with non-stick spray. Bake at 450 for 30-45 minutes …
Owens Community College Welcomes
Nationally-Known Author and Diversity Advocate Zach Wahls, Feb. 28
PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, Ohio – Area residents are invited to hear the inspirational words of nationally-known author and diversity advocate Zach Wahls as he takes attendees on a personal journey into his life growing up with two same-sex parents during free lecture presentations titled “What Makes a Family” at Owens Community College’s Findlay-area and Toledo-area campuses on Thursday, Feb. 28.
The first lecture presentation will begin at 11 a.m. in the Education Center Room 111 on the Findlay-area Campus. A …