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COTC Summer Semester Begins May 17

Fast-track your career or keep moving toward your degree

Fast-track your career or keep moving toward your degree this summer at Central Ohio Technical College (COTC).

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COTC’s Phi Theta Kappa Chapter Spread the Love in 2021

The current worldwide pandemic has impacted us all in one way or another. Loss of wages or a job, lack of food and even homelessness have happened to many including those in our area. Central Ohio Technical College’s (COTC) chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK), Alpha Theta Zeta, members decided to do their part to help build and support the community.

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Perseverance in a Pandemic

As the spring 2020 semester progressed, Assistant Professor James Jarc, EdD, was nearing the end of his second year of full-time teaching.

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Founders Hall at Ohio State Newark/COTC to be renamed Louella Hodges Reese Hall

Lou Reese and her family are tireless advocates for improving access to higher education

The Ohio State University at Newark and Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) today announced that they will rename Founders Hall on their shared campus as Louella Hodges Reese Hall in grateful acknowledgment of Lou Reese’s exceptional and enduring support of the Newark campus and higher education.

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Vote on COTC 50th Anniversary Ice Cream Flavor

COTC and Velvet Ice Cream Partner

Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) and Velvet® Ice Cream are collaborating on a delightfully sweet venture to celebrate the college’s upcoming 50th anniversary. And they need your help.

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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 second annual Blue Line Twilight Run 5K and 10K, which will be held in person on Saturday, May 1, 7 p.m., at Rotary Park, adjacent to the Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) Newark campus. The event will kick-off at 6 p.m. with a free half-mile Kids Fun Run for youth 10 and younger. Online registration is available at go.cotc.edu/bluelinerun through Wednesday, April 28.

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COTC Offers Accelerated 8-week Courses Beginning March 8

Associate Degree or Transfer Friendly

Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) is adapting to meet students’ current needs by offering a selection of general education courses during the second term of its spring semester in an accelerated format (eight weeks versus 15 weeks).

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COTC Recognizes Three Alumni with College Awards

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Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) presented three alumni awards in a virtual holiday reception on December 8. This year’s alumni award recipients have one thing in common: a knack for helping the next generation. 

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COTC Dean Receives National Leadership Award

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Sandra Walker, EJD, MSN, RN, dean for technical studies at Central Ohio Technical College (COTC), was presented the 2020 Bobbie Anderson Leadership Award by the Foundation of the Organization for Associate Degree Nursing (OADN) in a virtual award ceremony on November 12. 

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COTC Awards Shawn Dugan for Community Service

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As a single father, Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) student Shawn Dugan leads by example – an example that has shown service to the community is both noticed and rewarded. Dugan, of Saint Louisville, is the recipient of the J. Gilbert Reese Next Generation Community Leadership Award and a $2,000 scholarship for spring semester 2021.

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New Diversity Scholarship Established at Central Ohio Technical College

Donations Matched Up To $25,000

 Eleanor Jackson was an African American small business owner with a big heart who worked tirelessly to make many local families’ and community events memorable. She touched her clients’ hearts with her gregarious personality and filled their stomachs with delectable cuisine from her catering company. Now friends of Jackson wish to support the next generation of students of color to achieve meaningful careers in service with the Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) Diversity Scholarship.