October 3, 2013


PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, Ohio, Oct. 3, 2013 – Owens Community College is pleased to announce that Meghan Schmidbauer was recently named director of admissions. In this new position, Schmidbauer will be responsible for overseeing the recruitment efforts in the community with the direct from high school population, transfer students and non-traditional students.

Schmidbauer has been a part of the Owens Community College staff for the past three years. Prior to her current position she served as supervisor, testing services and interim director of admissions.

“I am very excited to move into this new role and be a part of the ever changing landscape of higher education,” Schmidbauer said. “Owens provides such a unique opportunity for students through relevant programs, transfer opportunities and flexibility. I feel very fortunate to have the chance to assist students in finding the path that makes the most sense for them.”

Schmidbauer earned her Bachelor of Arts in communications from the University of Toledo in Toledo, Ohio. A resident of Toledo, she also earned a Master of Business Administration from Ohio Dominican University in Columbus, Ohio and is currently pursuing her doctorate of education at Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio.

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.