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YOUR NOT-SO-TYPICAL RESUME AND COVER LETTER ADVICE

November 7, 2019 | OVCT

By: Courtney Martin When faced with the challenge of writing a resume and cover letter, many job-seekers feel overwhelmed or at a loss. However, by breaking these documents down into specific and focused targets, writing becomes much easier because it has purpose and direction.  The first step requires a change of perspective. Before you begin writing, it is imperative to...

Samantha Shallcross – Student Highlight

November 1, 2019 | OVCT

First time college student Sam Shallcross began Dental Assisting classes in August at Ohio Valley College of Technology. Sam is a 2019 graduate of Ambridge High School where she was active in concert, marching, jazz, and steel band. Sam chose to attend OVCT because of the “small classes, more one-on-one experience, and family environment.” Sam says that she always wanted...

Jenny Carroll – Faculty Highlight

October 23, 2019 | OVCT

Ohio Valley College of Technology Anatomy & Physiology instructor Jenny Carroll has been at OVCT for just over a year.  Prior to joining the OVCT faculty, Ms. Carroll was the Sports Director at the Salem Community Center.  A Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC), she has a Bachelor of Science degree from Marietta College and a Master of Education degree from Heidelberg...

Stephanie Moore – Student Highlight

October 11, 2019 | OVCT

Known for her exceptional work ethic and friendly smile, Medical Assisting student Stephanie Moore is leaving her mark at OVCT. In addition to her studies, she is a Federal Work Study and the Vice President of the Student Government Association. Before attending OVCT, Stephanie went to a large online university for Forensic Science. However, she felt that the online experience...

The Value of a Two-Year Business Degree

September 27, 2019 | OVCT

In today’s world, business is everywhere. From your local coffee shop, to global corporations, our world runs on businesses and the products, services, and experiences they offer. How do businesses keep their operations running smoothly? How do they ensure their customers are happy? How do they know if they’re making a profit? The answer to all these questions is the...

Graduation 2019

September 20, 2019 | OVCT

Graduation signifies the end of one chapter and the beginning of another. It is a time of reflection and celebration. Graduates reflect on the obstacles they had to overcome, the things that led them to that spot in their life, and the different roads they took to get there. After many months, late nights, externships, and clinical hours they finally...

A Conversation with Beth Adkins of East Liverpool Medical Group

September 13, 2019 | OVCT

Ohio Valley College of Technology recently sat down with Beth Adkins, Office Manager for East Liverpool Medical Group in Calcutta, Ohio. Ms. Adkins oversees medical assisting externships for OVCT students at this local medical practice, which has been in operation for the past thirteen years. East Liverpool Medical Group is also affiliated with East Liverpool City Hospital. Ms. Adkins says...

Paige Dawson – Student Highlight

September 6, 2019 | OVCT

Before she decided on Ohio Valley College of Technology, Dental Assisting student Paige Dawson wasn’t sure what college she wanted to attend. She was conflicted and scared as a high school graduate and didn’t think she was ready to go off to a big university. Paige chose OVCT because it was close to home and she could still be around...

Career Fair

August 23, 2019 | OVCT

OVCT was thrilled to spend one of these elusive beautiful summer days hosting over 20 local employers for its 2019 Community Career Fair on Thursday, July 18, 2019. Students and members of the community took full advantage of the sunshine and enjoyed meeting with recruiters and hiring managers from a variety of industries related to their particular programs or career...

How to Enroll for Fall Classes

August 13, 2019 | 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,...