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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...

The Benefits of Completing an Externship in Your College Degree

March 18, 2021 | OVCT

Congratulations on deciding to further your education and earn a college degree! Now it’s time to decide which school and program are the right fit for you and your career goals. One thing you may want to consider as you choose a college is whether there is an externship experience that you can complete while earning your degree. An externship...

Natalie Gratteri – Graduate Highlight

March 12, 2021 | OVCT

Before OVCT, I was at a different college and extremely unhappy. I took a break for a month to really think about what I wanted in life. That’s when I heard about Ohio Valley College of Technology, and I knew I needed to check it out. When I arrived, I had my mind set that it was just another school...

Why You Should Choose A
Direct Admission Nursing Program

March 5, 2021 | OVCT

Have you always dreamed of becoming a nurse but are unsure where to start? Or maybe you are looking at different career options in healthcare and considering the nursing field. Whatever your unique situation may be, a direct admission nursing program could be perfect for you! Nursing is an excellent career choice because of the constant demand for nurses. With...

WMC Physician Practices – Externship Highlight

February 26, 2021 | OVCT

Ohio Valley College of Technology’s medical and nursing programs are proud of their new affiliation with Weirton Medical Center’s Physician Practices. WMC Physician Practices has been serving the Ohio Valley area since 1954 by providing outstanding healthcare. WMC provides a variety of services including but not limited to: OBGYN, Primary Care, Breast Care, Pediatrics and Adolescence Care, Cancer Care, Emergency...

How to Stick to Your Resolutions and Goals All Year Long

February 19, 2021 | OVCT

It’s a new year, and we are now weeks into 2021. Everyone has created their New Year’s resolutions and goals for the year but making them is easy. Staying committed to your resolutions and goals for the rest of the year is much more challenging. One of your resolutions may be to work out and make healthier food choices. Or...

Kayla Habbit – Student Highlight

February 12, 2021 | OVCT

Medical Assisting student, Kayla Habbit, was a new high school graduate when she chose Ohio Valley College of Technology. During high school, Kayla attended the Jefferson County Joint Vocational Center, where she studied Early Childhood Education.  After graduation, she decided that she wanted to pursue something in the medical field. Kayla decided to look at Ohio Valley College of Technology...

4 Tips For Better Time Management

February 5, 2021 | OVCT

We are all given the same 24 hours in a day, yet some people can get more done than others in the same time frame. How do they do this? What tricks do they use to accomplish more during their day? The trick is simple: better time management! When you make an effort to manage your time, it will enable...