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How to Choose the Right College Degree for You

September 18, 2020 | OVCT

We’re more likely to thrive at things we are passionate about doing, so choosing a career path that is similar to our passion, will help set the stage for a better and more fulfilling career. However, there are so many career options to choose from, and things can become overwhelming as you try to make the best selection. Determining your...

Providing Quality Front Office Customer Service From An OVCT Point of View

September 11, 2020 | OVCT

By: Katie Lowe Hello Friends! It’s Katie Lowe, OVCT’s Front Office Administrative Assistant. You may remember me from “Where is Katie Lowe?”, a series of blogs I did while I was attending OVCT as a business administration student. I have made the transition from business administration graduate to Administrative Assistant here at OVCT, and I am so happy! I get...

How to Enroll for Fall Classes

September 4, 2020 | OVCT

You’ve decided it’s time to make the move into a great career, but where do you begin? What can you do today that will create a better future for you and your family? There are many benefits to earning a college degree, such as gaining valuable skills, expanded career opportunities, and increased job security. At Ohio Valley College of Technology,...

Lori Allmon – Faculty Highlight

August 28, 2020 | OVCT

Meet Lori Allmon, OVCT’s Nursing Clinical Coordinator. She has been a part of the OVCT family since February 2017 and has developed so many opportunities for nursing students to complete their clinical rotations with some of the best hospitals and medical facilities in the tri-state area. Lori possesses a wealth of experience. She was a critical care nurse for 10...

How To Start Your Journey to Become A Medical Assistant

August 14, 2020 | OVCT

You’ve made the important decision for the career path you want to pursue and have decided to become a medical assistant. Congratulations on choosing medical assisting as an exciting new career! Now that you’ve chosen your dream job, it’s time to plan your path to get there. Many healthcare employers require you to have some combination of education, skills, experience,...

5 Steps to Starting an Essential Healthcare Career

August 7, 2020 | OVCT

We all know that healthcare employees are essential, and now is a great time to begin your career as an essential healthcare worker. As the healthcare industry continues to expand, this could be a great career option for you that will bring lasting fulfillment and success. Understanding the right steps to take to become an essential healthcare worker can be...

Stephanie Miller – Graduate Highlight

July 31, 2020 | OVCT

Prior to attending and graduating from OVCT, Stephanie Miller was a certified Phlebotomist with significant experience working within the customer service industry as a Service Representative for Infocision, as well as a medical office professional at a local medical facility. She graduated from the Phlebotomy Training Center of Pittsburgh in 1995 and has had a great passion for the medical...

The Value of an OVCT Externship . . .

July 23, 2020 | OVCT

A major benefit of Ohio Valley College of Technology career training programs is completing an externship with a local employer. The externship gives students an important opportunity to augment the skills learned in the classroom and provides real-world experience in the field. Externships also allow students to network with other professionals to experience the culture of a certain employer. Whether...

Campus Security

July 17, 2020 | OVCT

At Ohio Valley College of Technology, the safety of our students, faculty, and staff has always been of the utmost importance. In August of 2019, OVCT put in a brand new security system that requires all who seek entry to have a key fob.  Students must carry their fobs at all times and have an assigned serial number so they...

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...