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Quinsean Jones – Student Highlight

July 13, 2020 | OVCT

For OVCT student Quinsean Jones, the first attempt at a college experience did not result in a fruitful ending. “My past experience, in a nutshell, can be generalized as hectic and premature.” This is a stark contrast to his experience with higher education today. He is enrolled in Ohio Valley College of Technology’s Business Administration program and will soon receive...

OVCT’s Live Classroom Experience

July 2, 2020 | OVCT

With so many changes that have happened in our daily lives this year, it can be hard to think about the future. Not knowing when or how kids will return to school, feeling insecure about your current job, and being unsure if it’s safe to go into public places are just a few of the uncertainties that many people are...

Daniele Fayad – Graduate Highlight

June 26, 2020 | OVCT

Prior to attending OVCT, Dental Assisting graduate, Daniele Fayad, graduated from Pittsburgh Technical College with an associate degree in Business Administration and Management. She states that, at that point in her life, she really did not know what she wanted in life or what she wanted to do. Daniele quickly determined that business was not the right path for her...

Monica Allison – Staff Highlight

June 5, 2020 | OVCT

Born and raised in Columbiana County, a graduate of the same high school as her parents and grandparents, and a member of various functions in the county, Monica Allison understands the meaning of community, traditions, and friendship. After graduating from Southern Local High School, Monica attended Walsh University and graduated Cum Laude with her Bachelor’s Degree in History and Museum...

A Chat with Bridget Roberts, OVCT Dental Assisting Student

May 29, 2020 | OVCT

Ohio Valley College of Technology Dental Assisting student Bridget Roberts had never attended college before because she never had the confidence in herself to go! She previously worked as a nurse’s aide for over fifteen years. Most recently, she was employed at East Liverpool City Hospital for three years before deciding to pursue career training at OVCT. Ms. Roberts said...

The Benefits of Completing an LPN to RN Bridge Program

May 22, 2020 | OVCT

Are you an LPN who wants to take your nursing career to the next level? Then you’ve come to the right place! There are many benefits to advancing your nursing career by completing an LPN to RN bridge program, such as further developing your nursing skills, expanding your job opportunities, and achieving your career goals. Read on as we share...

How to Create SMART Career Goals

May 15, 2020 | OVCT

Each of us have dreams and goals that we want to accomplish in our careers and in life. Maybe you dream of being the first person in your family to graduate from college or maybe you want to start a more rewarding, fulfilling career. Creating SMART career goals can help you achieve whatever goals you have set for yourself. To...

Meet Jon Ream, OVCT Business Administration Program Director and Information Technology Coordinator

May 8, 2020 | OVCT

Jonathan Ream graduated from Ohio Valley College of Technology with dual associate degrees in Computer Technology and Computer Technology/Technical Emphasis, and then later earned his Bachelor of Science in Business/Information Technology Management from Western Governors University. Before becoming a student and then an employee at OVCT, Mr. Ream worked at Mountaineer Casino for ten years. He started as a cashier...

Local Student Finds Her Dream Career in Dental Assisting

April 24, 2020 | OVCT

At 20 years old, Mickala Guy had already been working as a server and hostess at a local restaurant for over 6 years. She knew that one day she wanted a career but did not know what she wanted to do or how to do it. This all changed when one day, during a shift, a coworker told Mickala that...

We’re Here for You Through COVID-19

April 20, 2020 | OVCT

Our lives have changed dramatically throughout the last few weeks as we adjust and deal with the COVID-19 pandemic. From our daily movements being restricted, to learning to homeschool our kids, to the heroes on the front lines battling this virus, we have all been affected. At Ohio Valley College of Technology, we want to assure our students, our community,...