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Concert and Fireworks Return to Newark Campus

Licking County 4-H Band Added to Lineup

A crowd of people sitting on blankets, in chairs or under tents on the lawn of Founders Hall at dusk.

Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) and The Ohio State University at Newark are excited to welcome the community back to the shared Newark campus for the Independence Day concert and fireworks on Sunday, July 3.

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COTC Engineering Associate Degrees Critical to the Workforce of the Future

For 50 years, Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) has prepared the region’s workforce with skilled career-ready graduates of the college’s in-demand technical degree and certificate programs. And now, due to Intel’s announcement in January that they will invest $20 billion in two semiconductor manufacturing facilities in Licking County, creating 3,000 permanent jobs, the region’s high-tech industrialization will continue to accelerate rapidly.

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Coshocton Campus Visit Day April 29

Earn a career-ready associate degree or certificate at COTC’s Coshocton campus

Two female students use a Bunsen burner in a laboratory at COTC's Coshocton campus.

High school students and adult learners can register for an upcoming visit day to tour Central Ohio Technical College’s (COTC) Coshocton campus, see equipment and labs, engage with faculty and staff, and learn about the certificates and degrees now offered in full at the campus. Light snacks and drinks will be provided.

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Six Honored with COTC Legends of Loyalty Awards

Legends of Loyalty award recipients standing in line.

At its 50th anniversary gala on April 9 in the John Gilbert Reese Center, Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) presented six Legends of Loyalty awards to individuals — and, for the first time, a local business — in recognition of their dedication to the college.

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Pataskala Campus Visit Day April 27

Earn a career-ready associate degree or certificate or start a bachelor’s degree at COTC’s Pataskala campus

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At Central Ohio Technical College (COTC), you can earn a degree or certificate in many of Ohio’s fastest-growing fields as you train for a meaningful career you’ll love, upskill and advance, or even start a bachelor’s degree.

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COTC Knox Campus Visit Day April 26

Earn a career-ready associate degree or certificate or start a bachelor’s degree at COTC’s Knox campus

One male and two female students walk in front of Montgomery Hall in Coshocton

Earn a degree or certificate in many of Ohio’s fastest-growing fields as you train for a meaningful career you’ll love, upskill and advance, or even start a bachelor’s degree. At Central Ohio Technical College (COTC), your goals are our goals; our small class sizes and expert faculty make learning personal.

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Independence Day Concert and Fireworks Return

Application for Vendors Now Open

Fireworks erupt against a black sky above the Warner Center.

Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) and The Ohio State University at Newark are excited to announce the much-anticipated return of the Independence Day Concert and Fireworks Celebration on July 3.

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Marketing Office Wins National Awards

The Office of Marketing and Public Relations at Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) and The Ohio State University at Newark won four awards in the 37th annual Educational Advertising Awards. The national competition recognizes the field of educational marketing and advertising.

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Registration Open for Blue Line Twilight Run 5K/10K at COTC

Supports Fallen Officer and Sheriff's Backpack Funds

Registration is now open for the third annual Blue Line Twilight Run 5K and 10K, which will be held in person on Saturday, May 14, 7 p.m., at the Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) Newark campus.

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13th Annual Community Intercultural Relations Conference

"Creating Inclusive Spaces"

There’s no question that when we find a space that is accessible, welcoming and inclusive, we feel free to live our best lives and do our best work. But sometimes it’s hard to know how to get there — or how to create those spaces for others whose experiences are different from our own. At the 13th Annual Community Intercultural Relations Conference, participants will explore ways to identify the barriers and biases that hinder those creative spaces.

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COTC Honors Coshocton Resident Marion Sutton with Legends of Loyalty Award

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Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) recognized Coshocton resident Marion Sutton with the college’s Legends of Loyalty award during a recent Coshocton Campus Town Hall and presidential reception celebrating COTC’s 50th Anniversary. The Legends of Loyalty award, the highest honor bestowed by the college, was established in 2011 to recognize individuals who have impacted the college through their selfless service and unwavering support. Sutton’s name will be added to a perpetual plaque that hangs in the Office of the President.

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Earn College Credit in Half the Time with COTC’s Accelerated Courses

Still time to enroll at COTC this spring

There’s still time to enroll at Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) this spring. Registration is open for the college’s second-term accelerated courses, which start March 7. Accelerated classes allow students to earn the same college credit as full-length semester courses in half the time.

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COTC Honors Alumni with College Awards

Jodie Wheeler receives her award from COTC President John M. Berry

Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) presented three alumni awards to graduates who demonstrated achievement in their careers with exceptional dedication to the populations they serve.