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Q & A with OVCT’s Program Director Kristen Scott, CMA, RN

April 4, 2017 | OVCT

Is Medical Assisting The Career For You? Have you ever considered a career in healthcare? Maybe you have always had a passion to work in the medical field and did not want to go through an intense nursing program or be in school for a lifetime…. Good news, there are still options for you! Have you ever considered a career...

Employer Highlight-Refresh Dental

March 29, 2017 | OVCT

DR. PETRAKOS OF REFRESH DENTAL IN NORTH LIMA, A LOYAL OVCT EMPLOYER WHO SERVES THE COMMUNITY Dr. Petrakos, of Refresh Dental in North Lima, has been providing the community with quality dental services for nearly 20 years. His practice in North Lima has been a Refresh Dental office since 2012; conveniently located on the corner of St. Rte 7 and...

Student Highlight-Natalie May

March 20, 2017 | OVCT

MAKING THE LEAP AT SEVENTEEN Choosing a college is such a scary thing at 18 years old. Many high school seniors are afraid of change but yet they are ready to make that big leap for the next chapter. For some, college is about the experience and finding yourself. For others it all about the end results, a CAREER. Natalie...

Business Administration Program Highlight

March 1, 2017 | OVCT

Hands On Training in The Classroom Nine students from the Business Administration program at Ohio Valley College of Technology collaborated with the Admission and Career Services department to design and implement a marketing and sales plan. The objective of the project was to raise funds for one of the College’s charities and engage students on campus. Students divided into groups...

10 Things You Didn’t Know About OVCT

February 24, 2017 | OVCT

By: Scott Rogers, Campus President 1. OVCT was founded in 1886 to meet the growing need for office personnel to support the booming pottery industry in the Tri-State area. Grover Cleveland was President, the Statue of Liberty was dedicated in New York harbor, and the first Tournament of Roses Parade was held in Pasadena, California all in the same year....

OVCT Dental Assisting Graduate Highlight-Emily Clow

February 7, 2017 | OVCT

From the Fields to the Labs Strolling through the hills of northwest Appalachia it is hard not to notice all the farm lands. But where are all the farmers? According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the job outlook for farmers is projected to decline in the next ten years. On August 31, 2015 a young dairy farmer walked through...

OVCT Student Highlight-Lindsay Michael

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Traditional 4-Year College Not For Everyone Commuting from Hammondsville to Youngstown every day in Ohio weather is not only tedious but can be very dangerous for some. But, Dental Assisting student Lindsay Michael was doing just that, every day for three years before enrolling at Ohio Valley College of Technology. Having her heart set on working in the dental field...

Faculty Highlight – Kara Heffner

April 21, 2014 | OVCT

Kara Heffner is the Adult Admissions Representative at Ohio Valley College of Technology. Her role is to help students enroll for school and ensure their transition is as smooth as possible. Kara always likes to tell her new enrollees “You can come and talk to me anytime and I always have chocolate!”   A little background information about Kara, her...

Graduate Highlight – Lindsay Flesch

April 16, 2014 | OVCT

I chose Ohio Valley College of Technology because it was close to home and convenient for me. I decided on the Business program because it applies everywhere and I did not want to be limited in my choices for employment. When I attended, I was an older student and I had been out of high school for ten years. My...

OVCT Student Highlight – Tiffany Melott

March 25, 2014 | OVCT

I chose to come to OVCT to get a degree in Dental Assisting. I remember when Mina Paul came to Southern Local to talk about OVCT and that was when I decided OVCT was where I really wanted to be. It took me a year to realize that I needed to go where I wanted to go and decide on...