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Giving Back to the Community . . . A Story in Success with OVCT Graduate Brook Faulk

December 6, 2019 | OVCT

Current OVCT business students, Marcy Sinsley and Emily Ramm, had the pleasure of interviewing OVCT Alumni and local business owner Brook Faulk. Brook is the owner and operator of Dashing Divas and Jamby Styles of Lisbon, Ohio. Dashing Divas is a second-hand clothing boutique with new clothes from their own brand, Jamby Styles. Jamby Styles is a wholesale clothing company....

Thankful for Our Students

November 27, 2019 | OVCT

At Ohio Valley College of Technology, our purpose is to empower change by creating opportunity for each and every student that walks into our campus. We strive to provide all students with the education, training, and skills to achieve career success. We offer fast track training programs in Nursing, LPN to RN Bridge, Medical Assisting, Dental Assisting, Medical Office Administration,...

LinkedIn 101: How to Advance Your Career Using LinkedIn

November 26, 2019 | OVCT

In today’s digital and social world, LinkedIn is more valuable than ever for advancing your career. According to LinkedIn, there are over 645 million users in more than 200 countries worldwide, so regardless of where you are, or the type of job you are trying to get, LinkedIn can help make it happen! LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional social network and...

YOUR NOT-SO-TYPICAL RESUME AND COVER LETTER ADVICE

November 7, 2019 | OVCT

By: Courtney Martin When faced with the challenge of writing a resume and cover letter, many job-seekers feel overwhelmed or at a loss. However, by breaking these documents down into specific and focused targets, writing becomes much easier because it has purpose and direction.  The first step requires a change of perspective. Before you begin writing, it is imperative to...

Samantha Shallcross – Student Highlight

November 1, 2019 | OVCT

First time college student Sam Shallcross began Dental Assisting classes in August at Ohio Valley College of Technology. Sam is a 2019 graduate of Ambridge High School where she was active in concert, marching, jazz, and steel band. Sam chose to attend OVCT because of the “small classes, more one-on-one experience, and family environment.” Sam says that she always wanted...

Jenny Carroll – Faculty Highlight

October 23, 2019 | OVCT

Ohio Valley College of Technology Anatomy & Physiology instructor Jenny Carroll has been at OVCT for just over a year.  Prior to joining the OVCT faculty, Ms. Carroll was the Sports Director at the Salem Community Center.  A Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC), she has a Bachelor of Science degree from Marietta College and a Master of Education degree from Heidelberg...

Stephanie Moore – Student Highlight

October 11, 2019 | OVCT

Known for her exceptional work ethic and friendly smile, Medical Assisting student Stephanie Moore is leaving her mark at OVCT. In addition to her studies, she is a Federal Work Study and the Vice President of the Student Government Association. Before attending OVCT, Stephanie went to a large online university for Forensic Science. However, she felt that the online experience...

The Value of a Two-Year Business Degree

September 27, 2019 | OVCT

In today’s world, business is everywhere. From your local coffee shop, to global corporations, our world runs on businesses and the products, services, and experiences they offer. How do businesses keep their operations running smoothly? How do they ensure their customers are happy? How do they know if they’re making a profit? The answer to all these questions is the...

Graduation 2019

September 20, 2019 | OVCT

Graduation signifies the end of one chapter and the beginning of another. It is a time of reflection and celebration. Graduates reflect on the obstacles they had to overcome, the things that led them to that spot in their life, and the different roads they took to get there. After many months, late nights, externships, and clinical hours they finally...

A Conversation with Beth Adkins of East Liverpool Medical Group

September 13, 2019 | OVCT

Ohio Valley College of Technology recently sat down with Beth Adkins, Office Manager for East Liverpool Medical Group in Calcutta, Ohio. Ms. Adkins oversees medical assisting externships for OVCT students at this local medical practice, which has been in operation for the past thirteen years. East Liverpool Medical Group is also affiliated with East Liverpool City Hospital. Ms. Adkins says...