Medical Assisting – Program Highlight

November 13, 2017 | OVCT

Medical Assistants in Wonderland By: Katie Lowe   Medical assistants are some of the most important people in the medical field and the ones we spend the most time with in the doctor’s office. They take vitals, give injections, run lab tests, and they can even draw your blood (phlebotomy). MAs do all these things to make it easier for...

Paws 4 Celebration Doggy Festival

September 11, 2017 | OVCT

Paws 4 Celebration Doggy Festival OVCT invited the community to their first doggy festival called Paws 4 Celebration to raise funds and awareness for the Columbia County Dog Pound. The festival took place on campus and the weather was perfect! Dog lovers from around the community brought their fur children to spend the evening getting pampered and loved. There were...

Dental Assisting-Program Highlight

July 17, 2017 | OVCT

An Adventure in the Radiology Lab By: Katie Lowe What is a dental assistant? I would not have been able to tell you…until I met one today. Actually, I met six of them. Today, OVCT’s dental assistants allowed me a glimpse into the radiology lab! They were friendly and courteous, and I can’t thank them enough for allowing me to...

Life Improvement Scholarship

June 16, 2017 | OVCT

On July 5, 1998 Lou Holtz/Upper Ohio Valley Hall of Fame held their first induction ceremony and Mr. Holtz shared his dream of providing scholarships to high school students enrolled at a trade school. The objective was to help Upper Ohio Valley residents make positive improvements in their lives and the community. By 2008, the Life Improvement Scholarship expanded to...

10 Attributes and Skills That Make an Exceptional Dental Assistant

June 6, 2017 | OVCT

10 Attributes and Skills That Make an Exceptional Dental Assistant By: Courtney Martin Dental Assisting is an in-demand career that provides the great opportunity to be the link between the doctor and patient in a variety of settings. Ohio Valley College of Technology’s Dental Assisting Program Director, Jamie Stine, shares her “Top Ten” list of attributes and skills necessary that...

OVCT Community Outreach

April 4, 2017 | OVCT

WISH: Dreams Come True Art Exhibition For over a year, Ohio Valley College of Technology has been raising funds for Make-A-Wish Foundation: Ohio, Kentucky, & Indiana. The fundraisers started after hiring the new Career Management Director, Courtney Martin. Mrs. Martin was diagnosed with bilateral Wilms tumor cancer in both of her kidneys at the age of two, “I spent three...

Q & A with OVCT’s Program Director Kristen Scott, CMA, RN

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Is Medical Assisting The Career For You? Have you ever considered a career in healthcare? Maybe you have always had a passion to work in the medical field and did not want to go through an intense nursing program or be in school for a lifetime…. Good news, there are still options for you! Have you ever considered a career...

Employer Highlight-Refresh Dental

March 29, 2017 | OVCT

DR. PETRAKOS OF REFRESH DENTAL IN NORTH LIMA, A LOYAL OVCT EMPLOYER WHO SERVES THE COMMUNITY Dr. Petrakos, of Refresh Dental in North Lima, has been providing the community with quality dental services for nearly 20 years. His practice in North Lima has been a Refresh Dental office since 2012; conveniently located on the corner of St. Rte 7 and...

Student Highlight-Natalie May

March 20, 2017 | OVCT

MAKING THE LEAP AT SEVENTEEN Choosing a college is such a scary thing at 18 years old. Many high school seniors are afraid of change but yet they are ready to make that big leap for the next chapter. For some, college is about the experience and finding yourself. For others it all about the end results, a CAREER. Natalie...

Business Administration Program Highlight

March 1, 2017 | OVCT

Hands On Training in The Classroom Nine students from the Business Administration program at Ohio Valley College of Technology collaborated with the Admission and Career Services department to design and implement a marketing and sales plan. The objective of the project was to raise funds for one of the College’s charities and engage students on campus. Students divided into groups...