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Community College, Warren Partner for Job Training

From WYTV (ABC), Youngstown March 29, 2012 See the video here. The lucrative shale boom is bringing business to the Valley and it's also bringing with it huge job opportunities. On Thursday, the city of Warren and Eastern Gateway Community College announced a new partnership in hopes of getting oil companies to hire local workers. [...]

March 29th, 2012|Community College News|

COTC Dedicates New Campus Facility

From The Mt. Vernon (Ohio) News … By Alan Reed,  Mount Vernon News March 21, 2012 11:09 am EDT MOUNT VERNON — The culmination of many years of planning, hard work and anticipation officially came to fruition Tuesday morning in downtown Mount Vernon. Numerous area residents, business representatives, city officials and friends of education came [...]

March 21st, 2012|Community College News|

New spending bill to go for repair projects

From The Daily Record of Wooster: March 16, 2012   By MARC KOVAC Dix Capital Bureau COLUMBUS -- Gov. John Kasich has asked lawmakers to sign off on $1.74 billion in new construction and repair projects statewide. The two-year capital spending bill, the first considered by the legislature since 2009-10, includes funding for new or [...]

March 16th, 2012|Community College News|

Websites Aid Students In Comparing Colleges

From The Columbus Dispatch By  Encarnacion Pyle The Columbus Dispatch Monday March 5, 2012 4:39 AM If you’re a high-school senior or a parent of one, you know that sifting through all the information about college costs can be next to impossible. Ohio has “portraits” of its public universities that allow students to compare schools [...]

March 5th, 2012|Community College News|

College Opportunities Growing In Area High Schools

From The Columbus Dispatch By  Charlie Boss The Columbus Dispatch Sunday March 4, 2012 9:25 AM More Columbus-area high schools are bringing Columbus State Community College to their students. Reynoldsburg school officials said last month that their high school will house a Columbus State regional campus for students and adults this fall. The Hilliard and [...]

March 4th, 2012|Community College News|

Ohio colleges agree on construction wish list

From The Columbus Dispatch: By  Encarnacion Pyle  and  Joe Vardon Thursday February 16, 2012 Gov. John Kasich challenged Ohio’s 37 public colleges and universities to work together instead of compete for limited state funding. They came through yesterday with a single, $350 million wish list of construction projects for consideration in the next two-year capital [...]

February 16th, 2012|Community College News|

Dr. Para M. Jones named Stark State President

From Stark State College: The Stark State College Board of Trustees unanimously named Dr. Para M. Jones the fourth president in the College’s 51-year history at a special Board meeting Wednesday. Jones, president of Spartanburg Community College in Spartanburg, SC, will take the helm as Stark State president Feb. 6, 2012. She succeeds Dr. John [...]

February 6th, 2012|Community College News|

Owens Readies Campus Food Pantry

From The Toledo Blade: Published: 1/30/2012 - Owens readies campus food pantry for students in need of assistance BY KATE GIAMMARISE BLADE STAFF WRITER Its shelves stocked with staples such as peanut butter, cereal, and pasta, what is believed to be the region’s first food pantry for college students is to open in mid-February. Owens [...]

January 30th, 2012|Community College News|

Shaping the future of higher education

From The Columbus Dispatch: By: Encarnacion Pyle The Columbus Dispatch - January 10, 2012 College costs are rising. Student debt is mounting. And most Americans say college fails to deliver good values. So what do you do? Call together the best minds in the college world together for a brainstorming session on shaping the future [...]

January 10th, 2012|Community College News|