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Graduation Ceremonies

September 17, 2021 | OVCT

On Friday, August 20, and August 27, 2021, Ohio Valley College of Technology celebrated its nursing and day program graduation. Graduates from Nursing, Medical Assisting, Medical Billing/Administration, Dental Assisting, and Business Administration programs got to see the culmination of their efforts as they walked across the Wellsville First Christian Church stage to receive their diplomas. The audience was full of...

Stay Healthy During Back To School Time

September 14, 2021 | OVCT

It’s time for back to school, and like many others, you may be feeling anxious about your children or yourself going back. With viruses like COVID-19, the flu, and others, prioritizing your health during this time of the year is a great idea. It may not be possible to shield yourself from bacteria and germs completely, but there are still...

Melanie Murphy – Staff Highlight

September 10, 2021 | OVCT

Ms. Melanie Murphy is Ohio Valley College of Technology’s newest faculty member, and she is coming to campus with bright eyes and excitement! Ms. Murphy has started as OVCT’s new general education instructor and library assistant, replacing Mr. Clutter after transitioning to Career Management Director. She holds an MFA in Creative Writing from the North East Ohio Master of Fine...

Kayleigh Robinson – Student Highlight

September 3, 2021 | OVCT

Before enrolling at OVCT, dental assisting student, Kayleigh Robinson worked in the beauty industry at a nail salon for three years.Kayleigh had not completed any formal higher education before attending OVCT but always had an interest in learning more about the mouth and teeth. As someone who wears braces, Kayleigh spent many hours in the care of dental professionals. This, combined with...

How to Enroll for Fall Classes

August 27, 2021 | OVCT

Are you ready to take your career to the next level with a college degree? Or maybe you recently graduated high school and are looking for options to start college? Whatever your individual circumstances may be, we’ve got you covered at Ohio Valley College of Technology. For many years, we have helped students by giving them the education and training...

Kiersten Cusick – Graduate Highlight

August 18, 2021 | OVCT

Meet Medical Assisting graduate Kiersten Cusick! Kiersten was completing college-level courses in high school and knew that Ohio Valley College of Technology was the right school for her as early as her junior year.  “I really liked the idea of the smaller class sizes and more hands-on experiences OVCT had to offer. I chose OVCT because the moment I walked in,...

What Is the Difference Between LPN and RN?

August 6, 2021 | OVCT

Nurses have the opportunity to help people every day and truly make a difference in the lives of their patients. Many people dream of a career in nursing, and maybe you are one of them. Nursing is an exciting career field to choose from, with many different healthcare areas you could work in. The nursing field is growing, which makes...

Jenna Glenn – Student Highlight

August 2, 2021 | OVCT

Before enrolling at Ohio Valley College of Technology, Medical Assisting student Jenna Glenn attended another college but didn’t feel it was a good fit. “It was a huge school, and there were people everywhere you looked. My experience was ok, but the school overall was not for me,” she said. After visiting the OVCT campus and meeting with Donna in admissions, Jenna knew...

Thresea Gilchrist – Graduate Highlight

July 20, 2021 | OVCT

Before attending OVCT, I had no prior college experience. I was a happy wife to a very wonderful man of 42 years and counting. We have 3 children and 6 beautiful grandchildren. At the time, I was recently laid off from my job as a Customer Resource Coordinator/ Medical Records Specialist and realized it was time to go to school. I...

Career Services at OVCT

July 12, 2021 | OVCT

Whether you’re just graduating high school and starting college for the first time or going back to school as a nontraditional student, career services can greatly impact your educational experience and future job prospects. Choosing a college that offers career services helps you prepare for the professional world and gives you a jump-start in your career. We are committed to...