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Meet Megan Tinklepaugh – Career Management Director

May 14, 2021 | OVCT

Meet Megan Tinklepaugh, OVCT’s Career Management Director! She joined the OVCT family in January 2021 and has been assisting students preparing for college and career success since. In her Student Success Strategies and Career Preparation courses, Ms. Tinklepaugh helps students discover their learning styles and develop their employability soft skills to effectively navigate college and present themselves to potential employers...

OVCT Learning Experience

April 30, 2021 | OVCT

This week, we’re giving you a behind the scenes picture of what it’s like for students who attend Ohio Valley College of Technology. We love helping our students train for rewarding careers in healthcare and business. Keep reading to find out just what the learning experience is like here at OVCT! Hands-On Skills For those who enroll in our college...

Lydia Podbielski – Student Highlight VLOG

April 16, 2021 | OVCT

Check out our VLOG! Dental Assisting student, Lydia Podbielski, shares some insight on her journey as a college student. Learn more about her unique experiences in the dental field and at OVCT.  Lydia is gaining the professional skills and knowledge to become career-ready. In addition to completing a 160-hour externship at a local dental office, she anticipates earning her radiology license and...

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...