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COTC staff graduate Ohio Leadership Academy for Student Success

Graduates of the Ohio Leadership Academy for Student Success gather.

Graduating as fellows are John Davenport, PhD, dean of students, and Kendrah Cunningham, PhD, nursing program administrator. The academy, sponsored by the Ohio Association of Community Colleges (OACC), annually gathers midlevel faculty and staff for a year of training, exchanging ideas and immersion in how to promote student success.

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New Associate of Arts in Education Degree Launched

Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) is excited to announce the launch of our new Associate of Arts in Education concentration this autumn semester, making it the college’s eighth Associate of Arts pathway. The Associate of Arts programs are designed to complete the first two years of a bachelor’s degree.

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Annual Independence Day Concert and Fireworks

The Gilbert Reese Family Foundation, Central Ohio Technical College (COTC), The Ohio State University at Newark, and our community sponsors invite the public to join us for a fun-filled evening of music and entertainment.

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Two Faculty Retire, Rewarded Faculty Emeritus Status

Portrait of Sandra Siegrist and Scott Wilson inside Hodges Hall of COTC's Newark campus.

Professor Scott E. Wilson worked at COTC for 44 years, teaching both English and communication courses during that time. Professor Sandra Siegrist, a mathematics faculty member, has been with the college for 38 years, for a combined 82 years of service.

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New RN to BSN Program Launched

This National Nurses Week, Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) is excited to announce the upcoming launch of our new Registered Nurse (RN) to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program this autumn semester beginning Aug. 26.

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COTC Premieres Viewpoint Feature and Launches New Mascot

TC a blue cat with a yellow cape appears on stage next to COTC President John Berry in front of an audience.

On Wednesday, April 24, Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) hosted COTC Illuminated, an event which held the exclusive premiere of the Viewpoint television series featuring COTC, as well as the unveiling of the college’s new mascot.

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Student leaders honored

Portrait of Melanie Gibson in Montgomery Hall at COTC's Coshocton campus.

On Wednesday, April 17, Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) and The Ohio State University at Newark honored student leaders and organizations at the annual Scholarship and Student Leadership Dinner.

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New Respiratory Therapy Technology Program

Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) is excited to announce the upcoming launch of our new Associate of Applied Science in Respiratory Therapy Technology. The program is pending accreditation confirmation, but classes are expected to begin this autumn at COTC’s Newark campus, with an application deadline of June 15.*

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COTC Semiconductor Engineering Students Visit Cleanroom

In Partnership with Neurxstem and Port Authority

Students observe in cleanroom laboratory.

In collaboration with Neurxstem and Heath-Newark-Licking County Port Authority, COTC students are one of the first in the region to get hands-on laboratory experience in the semiconductor field. 

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COTC Recognizes Alumni Award Recipients

Portrait of Caileigh Barker, Spencer Barker, Beth Barker, Nick Shuster, Makayla Shuster and COTC President John M. Berry, PhD.

Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) presented three alumni awards to graduates who demonstrated remarkable achievements in their careers and have used their success to influence future generations of entrepreneurs, healthcare employees and public safety personnel.

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COTC on NBC4’s Daytime Columbus

COTC on NBC4’s Daytime Columbus

COTC President John Berry, PhD, sat down with NBC4’s Daytime Columbus to share how the college is preparing students for the workforce of tomorrow. Watch the segment now.

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COTC to offer more than $1.2 million in new scholarships for healthcare students

Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) was recently awarded $612,039.96 in Choose Ohio First (COF) funding from the Ohio Department of Higher Education. The funding will be used to provide scholarships to students in the college’s nursing and allied healthcare programs over the next five years. Moreover, COTC will match the COF award by offering an additional $612,040 in scholarships from institutional and donor funds.

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COTC Receives Military Friendly Designation from State of Ohio

Collegiate Purple Star badge

On Nov. 8, Ohio Department of Higher Education (ODHE) Chancellor Randy Gardner named the latest group of Ohio colleges and universities designated as Collegiate Purple Star campuses for their efforts to support students with military backgrounds. Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) was among the five campuses to receive the military-friendly designation.