March 25, 2014

OWENS COMMUNITY COLLEGE TO HOST COMMUNITY EVENTS IN APRIL

PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, Ohio, March 25, 2014 – Owens Community College Toledo-area and Findlay- area campuses will host the following community events in April:

Registration Rocks – Toledo-area Campus
Area high school seniors are invited to learn about Owens Community College’s many academic program offerings and educational opportunities during a fun, music-themed event as the College hosts “Registration Rocks!” The event will run April 1-3 and 8-10, 8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. and May 13 & 14 on the Toledo-area campus, College Hall 130.  Students will be able to complete their placement test, attend New Student Orientation, register for their first semester of classes, and receive their student ID all in one day. A separate information session on financial aid and supporting your child in college will be offered to parents who attend “Registration Rocks!”  For more information or to register, check out Owens’ Website at www.owens.edu and click on the “Registration Rocks!” link or contact the Office of Admissions at 567-661-2620 or 1-800-GO-OWENS, ext. 7632.

The Great American Trailer Park Musical
Owens Community College Fine and Performing Arts presents “The Great American Trailer Park Musical, the story of a new tenant at Armadillo Acres – and she’s wreaking havoc all over Florida’s most exclusive trailer park. When Pippi, the stripper on the run, comes between the Dr. Phil-loving, agoraphobic Jeannie and her tollbooth collector husband – the storms begin to brew. Performances will be April 4, 5, 11 and 12 at 7:30 p.m. and April 6 and 13 at 3 p.m. in the Center for Fine and Performing Arts Mainstage Theatre. Admission is $12 for general public and $8 for Owens faculty, staff, students and alumni. For more information, contact Jeremy Meier at 567-661-2798 or go to www.owens.edu/arts.

Registration Rocks – Findlay-area Campus
Area high school seniors are invited to learn about Owens Community College’s many academic program offerings and educational opportunities during a fun, music-themed event as the College hosts “Registration Rocks!” The event will run April 17 and 23, 8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. on the Findlay-area campus, Education Center Atrium. Students will be able to complete their placement test, attend New Student Orientation, register for their first semester of classes, and receive their student ID all in one day. A separate information session on financial aid and supporting your child in college will be offered to parents who attend “Registration Rocks!”  For more information or to register, check out Owens’ Website at www.owens.edu and click on the “Registration Rocks!” link or contact the Office of Admissions at 567-661-2620 or 1-800-GO-OWENS, ext. 7632.

11th Annual Outstanding Service Awards Celebration
Owens Community College and Owens Alumni Association will recognize the tremendous contribution that police, fire and emergency medical professionals make to our communities. The Owens Alumni Association is proud to sponsor the 11th annual Outstanding Service Award Celebration, Friday, April 25, 7:30 – 9 a.m., on the Toledo-area campus, Audio Visual Classroom Center, rooms 121-128.  Award recipients will be acknowledge for their outstanding and heroic acts that went above and beyond the call of duty. For more information contact Stacie Feix at 567-661-7876 or stacie_feix@owens.edu.

Rejuvenate. Celebrate. Educate – Administrative Professionals Day
Owens Community College’s Workforce and Community Services, along with Trainco, Inc. and Zoup!, presents 5th Annual Administrative Professionals Day, Friday, April 25, 10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Arrowhead Park Learning Center, 1724 Indian Wood Circle, Maumee. Participants will enjoy breakout sessions including: Social Media, Real Money Talk for Women, and Self-Defense Tips and massages provided by Owens’ Massage Therapy students. Alicia Wagner, certified Life Coach and executive director of Women’s Entrepreneurial Network, will be the keynote speaker during a luncheon provided by Zoup!. Cost is $20. To register, please call 567-661-7357.