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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

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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

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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

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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

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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. 

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COTC Website Wins Regional Design Award

home webpage of COTC: Nes flexible course formats with smiling girl in backgound, logo in cornerCentral Ohio Technical College was recently awarded a 2021 silver Medallion award for its website. The Medallions, awarded by the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR), recognize outstanding achievement in design and communication at community and technical colleges in each of NCMPR’s seven districts. COTC was awarded the silver Medallion in NCMPR’s District 3, which includes community and technical colleges in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, Wisconsin and Ontario.

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Nominations Sought for Diversity and Inclusion Champion Award

The Community Intercultural Relations Committee is accepting nominations for the Diversity and Inclusion Champion Award. This award recognizes individuals and businesses from Licking County for implementing, improving or supporting diversity and inclusion (D&I) initiatives. Nominations will be accepted through March 1.

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COTC Expands Career-Ready Programs at Pataskala Campus

Healthcare and IT Options Grow

Earn a degree or certificate in some of Ohio’s fastest-growing fields and get started in a fulfilling career you’ll love. Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) has expanded career-ready programs in healthcare, IT and digital media that can be completed in full at its Pataskala campus, located at 8660 E. Broad Street. The campus underwent a $4.2 million renovation last year, bringing a new nursing and allied health skills lab, science and computer labs, classroom and academic support spaces, and student collaboration spaces to the completely renovated facility.

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COTC Offers First Bachelor’s Degree

Applications now open for Diagnostic Medical Sonography Technology

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Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) is launching its first bachelor’s degree program to meet workforce demand in the central Ohio region. The Bachelor of Applied Science in Diagnostic Medical Sonography (BAS in DMS) prepares students for careers as registered sonographers. This is a selective, competitive program. Applicants must first apply to COTC and then complete the DMS program application by Aug. 15.

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Explore Career-Focused Education at COTC

Upcoming On-campus Visit Days

Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) is holding visit days this spring for anyone interested in exploring higher education in engineering, healthcare or public safety. Learn how a college degree or certificate can lead you to a rewarding career and increase your earning potential in these high-demand career fields in as little as one semester or up to two years at COTC.