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A Chat with Bridget Roberts, OVCT Dental Assisting Student

May 29, 2020 | OVCT

Ohio Valley College of Technology Dental Assisting student Bridget Roberts had never attended college before because she never had the confidence in herself to go! She previously worked as a nurse’s aide for over fifteen years. Most recently, she was employed at East Liverpool City Hospital for three years before deciding to pursue career training at OVCT. Ms. Roberts said...

The Benefits of Completing an LPN to RN Bridge Program

May 22, 2020 | OVCT

Are you an LPN who wants to take your nursing career to the next level? Then you’ve come to the right place! There are many benefits to advancing your nursing career by completing an LPN to RN bridge program, such as further developing your nursing skills, expanding your job opportunities, and achieving your career goals. Read on as we share...

How to Create SMART Career Goals

May 15, 2020 | OVCT

Each of us have dreams and goals that we want to accomplish in our careers and in life. Maybe you dream of being the first person in your family to graduate from college or maybe you want to start a more rewarding, fulfilling career. Creating SMART career goals can help you achieve whatever goals you have set for yourself. To...

Meet Jon Ream, OVCT Business Administration Program Director and Information Technology Coordinator

May 8, 2020 | OVCT

Jonathan Ream graduated from Ohio Valley College of Technology with dual associate degrees in Computer Technology and Computer Technology/Technical Emphasis, and then later earned his Bachelor of Science in Business/Information Technology Management from Western Governors University. Before becoming a student and then an employee at OVCT, Mr. Ream worked at Mountaineer Casino for ten years. He started as a cashier...

Local Student Finds Her Dream Career in Dental Assisting

April 24, 2020 | OVCT

At 20 years old, Mickala Guy had already been working as a server and hostess at a local restaurant for over 6 years. She knew that one day she wanted a career but did not know what she wanted to do or how to do it. This all changed when one day, during a shift, a coworker told Mickala that...

We’re Here for You Through COVID-19

April 20, 2020 | OVCT

Our lives have changed dramatically throughout the last few weeks as we adjust and deal with the COVID-19 pandemic. From our daily movements being restricted, to learning to homeschool our kids, to the heroes on the front lines battling this virus, we have all been affected. At Ohio Valley College of Technology, we want to assure our students, our community,...

OVCT Student Brey Lott is Enjoying his Healthcare Training Experience!

April 9, 2020 | OVCT

Ohio Valley College of Technology Medical Assisting student Breyshon “Brey” Lott graduated from Cardinal Mooney High School in Youngstown, Ohio in 2016.  Brey says that his college experience so far is amazing and fun.  “I love everything about my new school and wouldn’t trade it for the world,” says Brey.  He chose OVCT because of the curriculum and to push...

Ohio Valley College of Technology Welcomes Advisory Board to Campus

April 3, 2020 | OVCT

Over forty representatives and employers from Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia recently met at Ohio Valley College of Technology for the college’s annual advisory board meeting. Comprised of an array of respected professionals within the healthcare, dental, business, and social-services industries, the advisory board’s mission is to foster students’ career success and employer satisfaction by sharing valuable employer feedback and...

What Should High School Seniors Be Doing Now?

March 20, 2020 | OVCT

Being a senior in high school is a wonderful experience with school dances, holiday breaks, and classes with your friends. You are close to the finish line and have made it so far! Coming to the end of one journey and preparing for the next can be overwhelming and a little scary for many high schoolers. As graduations gets closer,...

Joshua Nally – Student Highlight

March 13, 2020 | OVCT

A Profile in Success: Joshua Nally, Student Government President Ohio Valley College of Technology  Ohio Valley College of Technology Business Administration student Joshua Nally, Sr. never thought he would attend college. Before starting at OVCT at age 36, he was working full-time in an unfulfilling career. Then his wife, Jennifer, came to enroll in the Medical Assisting course.  Joshua states,...