"Central Ohio Technical College has quality faculty and staff that are making an impact on students in our region and across the state and nation," said COTC President Bonnie L. Coe, Ph.D. "I'm tremendously proud of the leadership they are providing."
Whitney Reese is recipient of 2017 Spring Full-Time Teaching Excellence Award
The Full-Time Teaching Excellence Award is presented annually to one of COTC's full-time faculty members in recognition of and to promote teaching excellence. It is presented twice a year, following autumn and spring semesters. Faculty members are nominated by enrolled students with the winner selected by a faculty committee.
Reese is a 2008 graduate of COTC. She has been an instructor in the radiologic science technology program since 2009. She has an associate degree in radiologic science technology from COTC, a bachelor’s degree in radiology from Oregon Institute of Technology and a master’s degree in higher education from Ohio University. Students who nominated Reese for the award praised her for never giving up on those in her classroom.
Walker elected to Board of Directors for OADN
Dean for Health Sciences Sandra Y. Walker was elected to a two-year term on the Board of Directors for the National Organization for Associate Degree Nursing (OADN). The organization's mission is promoting associate degree nursing through leadership, collaboration, advocacy and education to ensure excellence in the future of health care and professional nursing practice.
COTC Resource Planning Analyst elected president of OAIRP for 2016-17
Argiro was elected president of the Ohio Association for
Institutional Research and Planning (OAIRP). OAIRP promotes institutional
research, policy analysis, program planning, budgetary planning and space
planning as professional activities in higher education. The group also
provides a forum in which institutional researchers, planners, policy analysts
and other educational professionals can discuss issues of interest, seek mutual
assistance for common problems, and consider trends and developments common to
the future of public and private institutions of higher education.
Abbott receives 2016 Greenstein Award
Human Resources Generalist Sherry Abbott was recognized by The Ohio State University at Newark and Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) for her contributions to the continued growth of the campus. Abbott received the 2016 Julius S. and Joette Greenstein Award.
The Greenstein award is given to a faculty, administrator or staff member whose efforts, attitude, deeds and behavior made a major contribution toward the perpetuation of a genuine spirit of mutual respect and cooperation between Ohio State Newark and COTC. Abbott was nominated by Institutional Planning and Human Resources Vice President/Director Jackie Parrill.
Phillips elected president of OASFAA and receives OASFAA James W. White Award
Faith Phillips was elected president of the Ohio Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (OASFAA). The Ohio Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators promotes financial aid awareness. It also aims to affect public policy initiatives, to promote ethical administration of student aid programs and to encourage an environment of cooperation among individuals, agencies, organizations and educational institutions to better serve all student populations. OASFAA represents more than 600 members from more than 200 institutions operating within the State of Ohio.
Derek Thatcher serving as SE Ohio Regional Rep for O2YCCSA
Career Development Manager Derek Thatcher is serving as the Southeast Ohio Regional Representative for the Ohio Two-Year College Career Services Association (O2YCCSA). The organization is dedicated to linking students with employers and provides networking and information sharing opportunities for its members.