April 4, 2017

OWENS COMMUNITY COLLEGE PRESIDENT MIKE BOWER ANNOUNCES RESIGNATION PLANS

PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, Ohio, April 4, 2017 – Dr. Bower, the sixth president in the 52-year history of Owens Community College, has announced his resignation effective June 30, 2017 at the conclusion of his current contract. With the support of the Board of Trustees, Dr. Bower stated, “I feel I have accomplished all ...

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April 4, 2017

OWENS RELEASED FROM FISCAL WATCH BY OHIO DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION CHANCELLOR

PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, Ohio, April 4, 2017 – Leaders of Owens Community College informed the Campus community today that the College has officially been released from fiscal watch by the Chancellor John Carey after achieving a Senate Bill 6 (SB6) composite score of 3.0 for fiscal year 2016. Additionally, the State Auditor’s Office ...

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March 28, 2017

OWENS RECEIVES $10,000 GRANT FROM OHIO HUMANITIES

PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, Ohio, March 28, 2017 – Owens Community College recently received a $10,000 grant from Ohio Humanities, a state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, to create a Chautauqua Performance Program under the tutelage of Jeremy Meier, associate professor, Fine and Performing Arts. A Chautauqua performance is an ...

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March 15, 2017

UT, Owens Community College create Rocket Express Dual Admission Program

The presidents of The University of Toledo and Owens Community College will sign a dual-admission partnership called Rocket Express 1 p.m. Thursday, March 16 in Libbey Hall on UT Main Campus. Rocket Express is designed to provide a seamless pathway to a bachelor’s degree from UT starting at Owens Community College. “The ...

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March 1, 2017

OWENS MUSIC BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY STUDENTS NOMINATED FOR NATIONAL AWARD

PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, Ohio, March 1, 2017 – Two Owens Community College Music Business Technology students have been nominated for a national award for their work at the College’s new Internet radio station, OCCR. David Brehm of Findlay and Herbey Atkinson of Blissfield, Michigan are finalists in the Best Artist/Band Interview category ...

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February 24, 2017

OWENS COMMUNITY COLLEGE TO HOST GREEN INDUSTRY CAREER AND JOB FAIR

PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, Ohio, Feb. 24, 2017 – Area residents and students with career aspirations in a green industry-related field are invited to learn about and explore various seasonal employment opportunities available throughout the region as Owens Community College hosts a Green Industry Career and Job Fair on Wednesday, March 1. The ...

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February 22, 2017

OWENS COMMUNITY COLLEGE BOARD OF TRUSTEES NAMED TO LEADERSHIP POSITIONS

PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, Ohio, Feb. 22, 2017 – Owens Community College has named Diana H. (Dee) Talmage and Mary Beth Hammond to serve as the chair and vice chair for the College’s board of trustees. Talmage and Hammond were elected to their positions by their fellow colleagues during a recent Owens ...

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February 21, 2017

OWENS APPOINTS JEFF GANUES VICE PRESIDENT, BUSINESS AFFAIRS AND CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, Ohio, Feb. 21, 2017 – Owens Community College has appointed Jeff Ganues, CPA, as vice president, Business Affairs/chief financial officer, pending Board of Trustee approval. This key administrative position is responsible for direct and strategic leadership in the areas of finance and accounting, budget, payroll, facilities and information ...

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February 9, 2017

GLENN RETTIG CHOSEN AS CHAIR-ELECT TO THE ATMAE BOARD OF ACCREDITATION

PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, Ohio, Feb. 9, 2017 – Glenn Rettig, dean, School of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics was recently named as chair-elect to the Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE) board of accreditation. He is the first community college dean to hold this position and will assume the chair ...

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February 8, 2017

OWENS AWARDED $49,500 CAREER READY INTERNSHIP GRANT FROM GREAT LAKES

PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, Ohio, Feb. 8, 2017 – Owens Community College has been awarded a two-year, $49,500 Career Ready Internship Grant from Great Lakes Higher Education Corporation & Affiliates. An anticipated 25 new paid internships will be created during the 2017-2018 academic year. “Paid internships benefit students, colleges and employers,” said Richard ...

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