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Amberly Bracken – Student Highlight

October 23, 2020 | OVCT

Amberly Bracken is a new nursing student at Ohio Valley College of Technology. She lives with her boyfriend, Steve, and her two cats and two dogs. When she is not in class, you can find Amberly exploring the outdoors, traveling, or spending time with family, friends, or her pets. She has been to four different countries and loves to bake....

The Best Time to Start a College Degree Program is Now

October 16, 2020 | OVCT

Our lives have changed tremendously as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Some people have lost their jobs and some are still adapting to homeschooling their children, while others are experiencing a variety of other changes. For people who have faced disruptions to their jobs this year, making a decision on the next best move can be challenging, especially because...

Kim Campbell – Student Highlight

October 9, 2020 | OVCT

On campus, Medical Office Administration student, Kimberly Campbell, is a familiar face. As the Vice President of OVCT’s Student Government Association, she plays an active role on campus and within the community. She has been recognized by her teachers and peers for going above and beyond to foster OVCT’s WE CARE values and to make all feel like an important...

The Benefits of Choosing a Small College

October 2, 2020 | OVCT

You have a clear idea of your chosen career path, so now it’s time to make that vision a reality. For almost every profession, some training will be required. There is a wide list of options for where you can attend college and complete a training program for your new career path. You could choose from a larger university, online...

Thresea Gilchrist – Student Highlight

September 25, 2020 | OVCT

Medical Assisting student, Thresea Gilchrist, is the current president of Ohio Valley College of Technology’s Student Government Association. She is a true leader on campus, going above and beyond to help her classmates, serve her community, and make the college going experience special for all students. She has lead fundraisers to aid students in need, created special events, and fostered...

How to Choose the Right College Degree for You

September 18, 2020 | OVCT

We’re more likely to thrive at things we are passionate about doing, so choosing a career path that is similar to our passion, will help set the stage for a better and more fulfilling career. However, there are so many career options to choose from, and things can become overwhelming as you try to make the best selection. Determining your...

Providing Quality Front Office Customer Service From An OVCT Point of View

September 11, 2020 | OVCT

By: Katie Lowe Hello Friends! It’s Katie Lowe, OVCT’s Front Office Administrative Assistant. You may remember me from “Where is Katie Lowe?”, a series of blogs I did while I was attending OVCT as a business administration student. I have made the transition from business administration graduate to Administrative Assistant here at OVCT, and I am so happy! I get...

How to Enroll for Fall Classes

September 4, 2020 | OVCT

You’ve decided it’s time to make the move into a great career, but where do you begin? What can you do today that will create a better future for you and your family? There are many benefits to earning a college degree, such as gaining valuable skills, expanded career opportunities, and increased job security. At Ohio Valley College of Technology,...

Lori Allmon – Faculty Highlight

August 28, 2020 | OVCT

Meet Lori Allmon, OVCT’s Nursing Clinical Coordinator. She has been a part of the OVCT family since February 2017 and has developed so many opportunities for nursing students to complete their clinical rotations with some of the best hospitals and medical facilities in the tri-state area. Lori possesses a wealth of experience. She was a critical care nurse for 10...

How To Start Your Journey to Become A Medical Assistant

August 14, 2020 | OVCT

You’ve made the important decision for the career path you want to pursue and have decided to become a medical assistant. Congratulations on choosing medical assisting as an exciting new career! Now that you’ve chosen your dream job, it’s time to plan your path to get there. Many healthcare employers require you to have some combination of education, skills, experience,...