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Refresh Dental Alliance – Externship Highlight

June 18, 2021 | OVCT

Ohio Valley College of Technology’s Dental Assisting program is honored to be affiliated with Refresh Dental Alliance. Refresh Dental Alliance has been serving the Ohio Valley area for the last 10 years by integrating a philosophy that goes above and beyond what the consumer expects of their dental healthcare. Refresh Dental Alliance offers a variety of dental services including, but...

The Return to Campus

June 11, 2021 | OVCT

With more people getting vaccinated and places starting to open back up, we are all making the transition back into our in-person lives. So many of us have gone back to our in-person jobs, our children have returned to school, and colleges are getting their students back on campus. Here at Ohio Valley College of Technology, we’re super excited that...

Hayley Sowinski – Student Highlight

June 2, 2021 | OVCT

Meet one of Ohio Valley College of Technology’s medical assisting students, Hayley Sowinski! Hayley previously attended the Community College of Beaver County with hopes of becoming a radiology technician. She quickly found that this was not the path for her. “Although that was a bit of a rough patch, everything works out for a reason, and I am glad that...

What Is the Difference Between a CNA and MA?

May 21, 2021 | OVCT

There are terrific reasons why a lot of people would like to start a career in healthcare. There is continuous growth within the healthcare industry and various job options available. Starting a career in healthcare also allows you to help people by making a difference in their life when it’s needed the most. There are many opportunities for starting a...

Meet Megan Tinklepaugh – Career Management Director

May 14, 2021 | OVCT

Meet Megan Tinklepaugh, OVCT’s Career Management Director! She joined the OVCT family in January 2021 and has been assisting students preparing for college and career success since. In her Student Success Strategies and Career Preparation courses, Ms. Tinklepaugh helps students discover their learning styles and develop their employability soft skills to effectively navigate college and present themselves to potential employers...

OVCT Learning Experience

April 30, 2021 | OVCT

This week, we’re giving you a behind the scenes picture of what it’s like for students who attend Ohio Valley College of Technology. We love helping our students train for rewarding careers in healthcare and business. Keep reading to find out just what the learning experience is like here at OVCT! Hands-On Skills For those who enroll in our college...

Lydia Podbielski – Student Highlight VLOG

April 16, 2021 | OVCT

Check out our VLOG! Dental Assisting student, Lydia Podbielski, shares some insight on her journey as a college student. Learn more about her unique experiences in the dental field and at OVCT.  Lydia is gaining the professional skills and knowledge to become career-ready. In addition to completing a 160-hour externship at a local dental office, she anticipates earning her radiology license and...

Cassidy Neely – Graduate Highlight

April 9, 2021 | OVCT

Dental Assisting graduate, Cassidy Neeley, enrolled at Ohio Valley College of Technology straight from high school. Cassidy really wanted a school with small classes and a family-like environment with one-on-one opportunities within the classroom. After meeting with an admissions advisor and touring the campus, she quickly realized that OVCT was the right fit for her. Cassidy took a great interest...

4 Tips for High School Seniors Choosing a College in 2021

April 1, 2021 | OVCT

This year has been a very different experience for high school seniors, but there’s one thing that hasn’t changed: every graduating senior must determine what they’re going to do after high school. It can seem scary and uncertain to graduate high school during a pandemic. At Ohio Valley College of Technology, we want you to know that we’re here to...

Makayla Vance – Student Highlight

March 26, 2021 | OVCT

Before attending Ohio Valley College of Technology, medical assisting student, Makayla Vance, was attending another college. She did not feel this school was a good fit for her. “The atmosphere was not what I had in mind, and I was not happy with the way I was being taught. I felt like a number in an ocean of many other...