Media Report for Monday, Jan. 11


Sentinel Tribune          January 9
Senator Promotes ‘Defeat ISIS’ Act
“Brown, D-Ohio, stopped at the Center for Emergency Preparedness at Owens Community College Friday to outline his plan that also would provide grants to state and local law enforcement agencies for antiterrorism programs and training for active shooter incident response.”

Owens, Herzing Partner for Degree Option
“Students with an associate of applied science degree from Owens Community College will have a new, more flexible option to achieve a bachelor’s degree due to a partnership announced with Herzing University.”

Toledo Blade          January 8
Funds Sought for Anti-Terrorism Training Program
“Mr. Brown was joined by Toledo police Chief George Kral and Mark King, chair of Criminal Justice and Emergency Services at Owens Community College, who discussed how northwest Ohio first responders could use resources for anti-terrorism training programs.”

La Prensa          January 4
Opportunities and Challenges: Owens Community College President Calls for Need for Regional Levy Among Challenges and Opportunities
“The president of Toledo-area Owens Community College told the Toledo Rotary Club that there is much room for optimism, despite the school’s enrollment drop and related budget shifts.”


WTVG-ABC          January 8
Bittersweet Farms Partners with Owens for Programs to Assist Teens with Autism

WTOL-CBS          January 8
U.S. Senator Sponsors Bill to Stop Terrorism

WUPW-FOX          January 8
New Legislation from Ohio Senator Looks at Stopping Terrorism

WTVG-ABC          January 7
Senator Brown Introduces Legislation To Stop Terrorism

WUPW-FOX          January 5
President Bower Introduced Plans for Growth of Owens

WTOL-CBS          January 4
President Bower Spoke About Owens Future and a Tax Levy


Toledo Blade          January 10
Owens Sweeps Columbus St.
“Charles Penn scored 21 points off the bench Saturday to help lead host Owens to a Ohio Community College Athletic Conference win.”

Toledo Blade          January 7
Owens basketball Teams Sweep Lorain CC“Owens Community College’s men’s and women’s basketball teams swept Lorain County Community College on the road.”

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