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What Should High School Seniors Be Doing Now?

March 20, 2020 | OVCT

Being a senior in high school is a wonderful experience with school dances, holiday breaks, and classes with your friends. You are close to the finish line and have made it so far! Coming to the end of one journey and preparing for the next can be overwhelming and a little scary for many high schoolers. As graduations gets closer,...

Joshua Nally – Student Highlight

March 13, 2020 | OVCT

A Profile in Success: Joshua Nally, Student Government President Ohio Valley College of Technology  Ohio Valley College of Technology Business Administration student Joshua Nally, Sr. never thought he would attend college. Before starting at OVCT at age 36, he was working full-time in an unfulfilling career. Then his wife, Jennifer, came to enroll in the Medical Assisting course.  Joshua states,...

Dr. Robert L. Rumbaugh III, DMD – Externship Highlight

March 6, 2020 | OVCT

Ohio Valley College of Technology’s Dental Assisting Associate Degree program is proud of its long-term relationship with the office of Dr. Robert L. Rumbaugh III, DMD in Bridgewater, Pennsylvania.  Dr. Rumbaugh’s dental office and dental laboratory have been in operation since 1987 and Lori Kosak currently serves as the externship site coordinator. The business provides multiple dental services, including cleanings...

Meet OVCT Admissions Advisor Donna Juszczak!

February 28, 2020 | OVCT

Ohio Valley College of Technology Admissions Advisor Donna Juszczak is a 19-year veteran of the OVCT staff.  Affectionately known as “DJ” because her last name is so hard to pronounce, she is a Beaver Local High School graduate. Right after high school, Donna attended a local university. She always wanted to be a Physical Anthropologist and follow in the footsteps...

How to Dress for Success

February 21, 2020 | OVCT

You’ve heard the saying, dress for the job you want, not the job you have, but how do you actually do this? What can you do to make an awesome first impression and get your dream job? From the moment you meet someone new, your appearance speaks for you, even if you have not yet said a word. People notice...

New Year, New Career

February 19, 2020 | OVCT

As we begin a new year, now is the perfect time to assess and plan the next step in your career. Maybe you have been in your current job for a while and are starting to feel stuck, but don’t know how to move forward. Or maybe you’re just starting your career and don’t know what you need to do...

Jessica Allen – Student Highlight

January 31, 2020 | OVCT

Before enrolling at OVCT, medical assisting student, Jessica Allen worked in the home healthcare industry for 8 years. She had previously started a degree program in business and accounting and realized it was not for her. Her healthcare experience showed her that the medical field was her calling, but she always dreamed of bigger and better things beyond home healthcare....

A Conversation with Mona Little, OVCT Medical Assisting Student

January 17, 2020 | OVCT

Ohio Valley College of Technology student Mona Little is currently in the process of completing her first classes toward her Associate Degree in Medical Assisting. Mona had previously taken some classes for a short time at another medical training facility, but couldn’t focus on it due to her parents and grandparents being in and out of hospitals. From 1995-2018, Mona...

4 Tips for Balancing School, Work, and Life During the Holidays

January 10, 2020 | OVCT

The holiday season has arrived and that means family activities, holiday parties, and delicious cookies! While we all love finding that perfect gift and spending more time with loves ones, balancing these extra activities can be challenging when you have school, work, and family life. With all the extra holiday fun during this joyful time of year, how can you...

The Growing Medical Industry in Columbiana County

January 2, 2020 | OVCT

The healthcare industry continues to grow across the country and the same is true in Columbiana County. With an increased number of people who now have access to medical care, and an aging population, the medical industry is projected to continue expanding well into the future. Healthcare providers are consistently hiring professionals at all levels to keep up with the...