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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...

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...