COTC Recognizes Faculty Anniversaries

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Two Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) faculty members have achieved extraordinary milestones this year: Professor Scott Wilson has been teaching at COTC for 40 years, and Associate Professor Kenneth Ollish has served 35 years on COTC’s faculty.


COTC Accepting Nominations for Alumni Awards

Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) is accepting nominations for three alumni awards: the Outstanding Alumni Award, the Transitions Alumni Award and the John C. “Jay” Barker Community Service Alumni Award. The award recipients will be announced at the virtual COTC Alumni Holiday Reception in December. The deadline for nominations is October 30.


COTC Offers Accelerated 8-Week Courses Beginning October 19

Associate Degree or Transfer Friendly

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


Ohio State Newark Professor Receives Diversity Award

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The Ohio State University at Newark Dean/Director William L. MacDonald, PhD, and Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) President John M. Berry, PhD, presented the 2020 President’s & Dean/Director’s Diversity Award to Associate Professor Tiyi Morris, PhD.


Bressoud Recognized by Ohio State Newark and COTC

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The Ohio State University at Newark Dean/Director William L. MacDonald, PhD, and Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) President John M. Berry, PhD, presented the Julius S. and Joette Greenstein Award to Suzanne Bressoud, director of marketing and public relations for both Ohio State Newark and COTC.


Funding Available to Complete COTC Short-Term Certificates

Includes Allocation for Foster Youth

Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) is expanding the availability of Ohio Department of Higher Education short-term certificate grants to help those looking for a new career get the job readiness skills they need in one year or less.


New Partnership Offers Hope with Free Career Training

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A trailblazing new partnership is forming in central Ohio that will build dreams and careers. Park National Bank, Habitat for Humanity-MidOhio and Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) have collaborated to help some of Licking and Franklin County residents change their future for the better by offering free education for in-demand careers.


11th Annual Community Intercultural Relations Conference to Address Creating a Community of Belonging

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As our communities encounter change, making them more inclusive and helping all to feel welcome is of even more importance. Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) and The Ohio State University at Newark’s Community Intercultural Relations Committee will hold the 11th Annual Community Intercultural Conference to teach techniques of inclusion and belonging to help each of us make true connections.


COTC Announces Autumn Semester Partial Return to Campus

Remote, in-person and hybrid classes planned

In response to the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) has announced it will conduct classes in remote, in-person and hybrid formats this autumn.


COTC Exceeds Enrollment Goal Despite Uncertainties of COVID-19

Amid widespread health and economic uncertainty across the state and country, and despite conducting almost all instruction in new, remote formats to avoid spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) exceeded its summer semester 2020 enrollment goal.