Understanding FAFSA With OVCT’s Financial Aid Officer Sarah Ferguson

June 29, 2018 | OVCT

Frequently Asked Questions · What is the FAFSA? FAFSA stands for Free Application for Federal Student Aid. It is a form that students fill out to apply for federal grants and loans. The form asks questions about income, family size, and other factors. It is then processed and all of the information that was provided is used to determine which...

Let’s Talk Business

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Hands-On Marketing with OVCT Student Samantha Riggs During the first week of my Marketing class we were assigned a project that was not your typical college assignment. With this project, we had to come up with a product, sell it to our fellow students, and then market the product in the area around us. As we brainstormed on what product...

4 Ways Nurses Can Build Genuine Connections with Patients

April 20, 2018 | OVCT

When you are a nurse, your relationships with patients help you perform your duties, and they also help to put patients at ease as they prepare for surgeries, recover from incidents, or receive ongoing care. Check out these quick tips on how to build a more genuine connection with your patients from OVCT! 1. Stay Focused on Them For those...

Everything a College Student Needs to Know Coming from a Nursing Student at OVCT

March 7, 2018 | OVCT

-Joshua Underwood, Year One Nursing Student    Going to college for the first time can be an exciting and scary experience all at once. You may have expectations from stories you have heard from others, from movies, or from recruiters from the colleges you plan on attending. You will have a lot to think about when adjusting to the college...

The Senior Meltdown

February 6, 2018 | OVCT

The Senior Meltdown The How-To on Surviving Senior Year By High School Admission Rep Monica Allison   It’s the question you been hounded with all year… “What are your plans after graduation?” Senior year can be the best year of high school. It can even be the best year of your life. Senior year is exciting because high school is...

Make Your Dreams Come True

January 17, 2018 | OVCT

Saturday, January 13th is a day that gives you the opportunity to realize your goals and dreams. Many students at OVCT are already pursuing their dream by going to college and working towards their degree in their career field. OVCT has asked our students and graduates to share their dreams and goals. Remember, “whatever your dreams are, they usually do...

A Fond Farewell from the Business Administration Students of 2017

January 2, 2018 | OVCT

By: Katie Lowe In September, a little over a year ago, we all began our journey together. Little did we know how amazing our journey would be. Being business students was hard, but it was also fun and rewarding. We didn’t know how good of friends we would be or how much we would miss it when we were gone....

Medical Assisting – Program Highlight

November 13, 2017 | OVCT

Medical Assistants in Wonderland By: Katie Lowe   Medical assistants are some of the most important people in the medical field and the ones we spend the most time with in the doctor’s office. They take vitals, give injections, run lab tests, and they can even draw your blood (phlebotomy). MAs do all these things to make it easier for...

Paws 4 Celebration Doggy Festival

September 11, 2017 | OVCT

Paws 4 Celebration Doggy Festival OVCT invited the community to their first doggy festival called Paws 4 Celebration to raise funds and awareness for the Columbia County Dog Pound. The festival took place on campus and the weather was perfect! Dog lovers from around the community brought their fur children to spend the evening getting pampered and loved. There were...

Dental Assisting-Program Highlight

July 17, 2017 | OVCT

An Adventure in the Radiology Lab By: Katie Lowe What is a dental assistant? I would not have been able to tell you…until I met one today. Actually, I met six of them. Today, OVCT’s dental assistants allowed me a glimpse into the radiology lab! They were friendly and courteous, and I can’t thank them enough for allowing me to...