November 17, 2011

Owens Community College Announces New Student Success Registration Days, Nov. 29 – Dec. 1

PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, Ohio – Owens Community College is expanding its student services efforts to ensure that current and new students are successful in their academic course planning and registration for upcoming Spring Semester classes by announcing the creation of new Student Success Registration Days, Nov. 29 – Dec. 1.

“Student Success Registration Days are intended to assist students through the process of academic planning and course selection for the Spring Semester, which begins Jan. 9,” said Jen Hazel, Owens Interim Executive Director of Advising. “Owens Community College is committed to providing students with the academic resources to succeed in their educational and career pursuits. However, it is extremely important that they do not wait until the last minute to select their academic courses. We want students to excel from the first moment that they enter the classroom and that their full and undivided attention is on learning and not other distractions.”

Owens representatives from the Academic Advising, Oserve and Career Services offices will be available at multiple Owens locations to assist students in selecting their Spring Semester academic courses, as well as to help answer questions about career and academic planning, financial aid, tuition and fees, and academic programs, among other topics.

Student Success Registration Days will occur from 3:30-7 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 29 in the Student Health and Activities Center and the College Hall Atrium on the Toledo-area Campus in Perrysburg Township; from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 30 in the Learning Center at The Source in downtown Toledo; from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. and 5-7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 30 in the Atrium on the Findlay-area Campus in Findlay, and from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 1 in the Student Health and Activities Center and the College Hall Atrium on the Toledo-area Campus in Perrysburg Township.

Free food and refreshments will be available and Owens representatives will be awarding a variety of prizes throughout the registration days, including Owens t-shirts, water bottles, coffee mugs and pennants, among other items. Additionally, all students completing the academic course registration process during the Student Success Registration Days will be entered into a grand prize drawing for three free credit hours of academic coursework. The winner will be announced Dec. 22.

Spring Semester classes begin Jan. 9. For more information about Student Success Registration Days, or to register for Spring Semester classes, call (567) 661-7777 or 1-800-GO-OWENS, Ext. 7777.

Owens Community College is an accredited two-year, state-assisted institution of higher education that has served Northwest Ohio since 1965. With a commitment to providing small classes, personal attention and unmatched affordability, the College serves the diverse academic needs of credit and non-credit students on the Toledo-area and Findlay-area campuses, as well as at the Arrowhead Park Learning Center in Maumee and the Learning Center at The Source in downtown Toledo. Owens offers associate degrees that transfer to baccalaureate degrees in the Arts and Sciences and over 130 technical program areas in Agriculture, Business, Health Sciences, Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, Skilled Trades, and Engineering and Transportation Technologies. Owens students also can earn the first two years of a bachelor’s degree with a smooth transfer to any area four-year college or university. For more information, visit www.owens.edu.