Archive for 2007

Published 12/18/07

New Bookstore Drive-Thru Book Buy-Back Program Popular Among Owens Community College Students

PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, OH - Individuals generally think of a drive-thru as a destination for fast food or bank transactions. For Owens Community College students, a drive-thru means exchanging used or unwanted textbooks for cash. Blustery winds and cold wintery sleet and rain did not deter hundreds of Owens students from driving ...

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Published 12/18/07

Record 558 Owens Community College Students Graduate During Fall Commencement Ceremonies

PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, OH - Challenging graduates to achieve success in life, James H. Hartung, President and CEO of the Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority, addressed the Owens Community College graduating class as the academic institution held its 29th annual Fall Commencement on Dec. 14. Serving as keynote speaker, Hartung shared with the ...

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Published 12/18/07

Owens Findlay-area Campus Nursing Students Lift Children’s Spirits During Holiday Season

FINDLAY, OH - Happiness and cheer was abounding within area hospitals thanks to recent humanitarian efforts of Owens Community College Findlay-area Campus' Student Nursing Association. More than 90 toys ranging from dolls and stuffed animals to coloring books, collected as part of a community wide drive, were given to smiling ...

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Published 12/17/07

Fifth Annual Faculty Art Showcase on Display at Owens’ Walter E. Terhune Art Gallery, Jan. 11 – Feb. 9

PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, OH - Community members will have the opportunity to view the diverse and vibrant work of some of Northwest Ohio's finest artists as Owens Community College's Center for Fine and Performing Arts hosts the fifth annual Faculty Art Showcase, Jan. 11 - Feb. 9. The exhibition will be ...

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Published 12/14/07

Owens Community College Hosts Express Baseball Hitting School, Jan. 19-20

PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, OH - Owens Community College will offer area baseball players the opportunity to learn about the fundamentals of the sport as men's baseball hosts a two-day Express Baseball Hitting School, Saturday-Sunday, Jan. 19-20. The baseball hitting school runs daily from 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. in the College's Student ...

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Published 12/13/07

Owens Community College Honors Fall Athletic Programs

PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, OH - Owens Community College recently honored its fall athletic programs for displaying outstanding excellence during intercollegiate competition. Thirty-four student-athletes participating in women's volleyball and men's soccer were recognized for their athletic achievements, highlighted by Stephanie Champine of Lambertville, Mich., being named NJCAA Division II Second Team All-American ...

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Published 12/13/07

Owens Findlay-area Campus Students Involved Organization Unveils Family Cookbook to Benefit Cancer Research

FINDLAY, OH - Area residents still looking for the "perfect holiday gift" for those who enjoy creating culinary delights can now purchase Owens Community College Findlay-area Campus' very own "Owens Community College Family Cookbook" featuring an extraordinary collection of recipe favorites from employees and students. The new family cookbook is a ...

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Published 12/11/07

Owens Names New School of Health Sciences Dean

PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, OH - Owens Community College has named Dr. Mathew McIntosh as the new Dean of the School of Health Sciences. 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 ...

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Published 12/10/07

Pinning Ceremony Honors Fall Registered Nursing Program Graduates at Owens

PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, OH - Over 140 Owens Community College students were recently bestowed honorary pins by the School of Health Sciences signifying their graduation from the registered nursing program. The pinning ceremony is part of a traditional nursing practice, which honors students prior to beginning their careers within the health ...

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Published 12/10/07

Owens Community College Closed During Holiday Season

PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, OH - Owens Community College Toledo-area and Findlay-area campuses will be closed Saturday-Tuesday, Dec. 22 - Jan. 1, for the holiday season. Administrative offices will open again on Wednesday, Jan. 2. Spring Semester classes begin on Thursday, Jan. 10. Owens Community College is one of the fastest-growing higher educational institutions ...

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