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Sierra Warrick – Student Highlight

June 14, 2019 | OVCT

Sierra Warrick, a student at Ohio Valley College of Technology pursuing her Associate Degree in Medical Assisting, was previously enrolled at another university seeking a degree in Business Management.  Sierra wasn’t happy with her experience there.  She felt that classes were too long and that her teachers never made a personal connection with students. Sierra made the decision to attend...

The Value of Short-Term Degrees

May 31, 2019 | OVCT

Short-term college degrees that can be completed in less than 24 months give students the opportunity to complete their education and earn valuable certifications quickly. There are many benefits to earning an associate degree, including starting your career more quickly, earning valuable hands-on certifications, and increased flexibility. Read on to find out exactly why short-term degrees are so valuable! Fast-Track...

A discussion with OVCT Office Manager, Rhonda Stoakes

May 22, 2019 | OVCT

That smiling face you see at the front desk or that friendly voice you hear on the phone every day is most likely Ohio Valley College of Technology Office Manager, Rhonda Stoakes, a veteran of the OVCT Team for over twelve years. Mrs. Stoakes graduated from Wellsville High School in 1985.  Following high school, she became a manager at McDonald’s...

Steps to Apply for Admission to the Nursing Programs at OVCT

May 10, 2019 | OVCT

Ohio Valley College of Technology (OVCT) located in East Liverpool, Ohio offers a 24-month Associate Degree of Nursing Program with direct admittance and an LPN to RN Bridge program. Direct admission means that you do not have to waste time and money taking extra elective classes allowing most students to complete the program within just 24 months. Enrolling in any...

Darla Davis – Student Highlight

May 3, 2019 | OVCT

Ohio Valley College of Technology Medical Assisting student Darla Davis tried online classes a few times and also attended another local college and it just didn’t work for her.  Darla said the teachers weren’t as friendly or helpful and the atmosphere just wasn’t what she wanted or expected.  She often felt so alone that she ended up quitting. Before attending...

Are You Prepared To Leave High School?

April 26, 2019 | OVCT

High school graduation is right around the corner and although we know you are ready to be done with high school, are you prepared to join the world of adulthood? So many decisions need to be made during the junior and senior years of high school, that it can be daunting and stressful. To help you ease through the process,...

Refresh Dental – Externship Highlight

April 18, 2019 | OVCT

A Discussion with Cheyenne Hoops, Dental Assisting Externship Site Coordinator, Refresh Dental The Boardman, Ohio location of Refresh Dental was established in 2013 as a general dentistry office.  The office offers multiple dental procedures including dental hygiene cleanings, restorations, endodontic therapy, scaling and root planning, implants, in-office whitening, take-home whitening custom trays, and prosthodontics. Ms. Hoops indicates that the current...

OVCT – Dental Assisting Program

April 12, 2019 | OVCT

Dental assistants are crucial members of a healthcare team, offering support in many areas in a dental facility. With your Dental Assisting Associate Degree, a dream career in dental assisting can become a reality. The Dental Assisting program at Ohio Valley College of Technology (OVCT) does not just provide career training, it also prepares you for the Nationally Registered Certified...

Stephanie Triner – Student Highlight

April 4, 2019 | OVCT

Stephanie Triner attended a large university right after high school. Unfortunately, at the time, she didn’t know what she wanted to do with her life and this ultimately led to her dropping out of college after a year and a half. Before she decided to try the college journey again at Ohio Valley College of Technology, she was a full-time...

Interview Secret Weapon- Using Time With Purpose

March 26, 2019 | OVCT

By scouring the internet you can easily find countless webpages chock full of interviewing tips and advice. Typically these sources focus on professional attire, positive body language, and how to answer interview questions. However, there is one area in particular that is overlooked but could be a game-changer during the interview. Using each second that you engage a business or...