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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...

Special Graduation Ceremony for OVCT Student Courtney McKinnon

December 20, 2019 | OVCT

Every student dreams of their graduation day, walking across the stage, in their cap and gown, with loved ones in the crowd cheering them on. For Ohio Valley College of Technology student Courtney McKinnon, the dream of her parents seeing her graduate college almost didn’t happen. Courtney found out that her father’s stage 4 cancer had spread to his brain....

Giving Back to the Community . . . A Story in Success with OVCT Graduate Brook Faulk

December 6, 2019 | OVCT

Current OVCT business students, Marcy Sinsley and Emily Ramm, had the pleasure of interviewing OVCT Alumni and local business owner Brook Faulk. Brook is the owner and operator of Dashing Divas and Jamby Styles of Lisbon, Ohio. Dashing Divas is a second-hand clothing boutique with new clothes from their own brand, Jamby Styles. Jamby Styles is a wholesale clothing company....

Thankful for Our Students

November 27, 2019 | OVCT

At Ohio Valley College of Technology, our purpose is to empower change by creating opportunity for each and every student that walks into our campus. We strive to provide all students with the education, training, and skills to achieve career success. We offer fast track training programs in Nursing, LPN to RN Bridge, Medical Assisting, Dental Assisting, Medical Office Administration,...

LinkedIn 101: How to Advance Your Career Using LinkedIn

November 26, 2019 | OVCT

In today’s digital and social world, LinkedIn is more valuable than ever for advancing your career. According to LinkedIn, there are over 645 million users in more than 200 countries worldwide, so regardless of where you are, or the type of job you are trying to get, LinkedIn can help make it happen! LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional social network and...