New Science and Technology Building Opens at Newark Campus

Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony to Be Held August 13

Modern three story building

Construction of the much-anticipated John and Mary Alford Center for Science and Technology on the shared Newark campus of The Ohio State University and Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) is complete, and the public is invited to tour the brand-new STEM facility at a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday, August 13 at 9 a.m. 


COTC Celebrates 50 Years of In-Demand Education

Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) is celebrating 50 years of providing high-quality education leading to in-demand careers for central Ohioans. The college kicked off a year-long 50th-anniversary celebration on July 1.


COTC Offers New Paramedic to RN Associate Degree

Enroll now for classes starting at Pataskala campus this autumn

Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) will begin offering a new paramedic to associate degree nursing (ADN) program at its Pataskala campus. Students can apply now to start the new degree this autumn.


COTC, Ohio State Newark Staff Member Receives Service Award

Faith Phillips portrait

Faith Phillips is passionate about helping students find a way to access a college education. As the director of student financial services at Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) and The Ohio State University at Newark, she has made it possible for countless students to overcome financial barriers to degree completion. Recently Phillips was presented the Alex Murdoch Service Award by her peers in the Ohio Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (OASFAA) for putting her “whole heart and soul into [her] community and our association.” 


COTC and Ohio State Newark Community Intercultural Relations Committee Acknowledge Diversity and Inclusion Champions

Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) and The Ohio State University at Newark’s Community Intercultural Relations Committee (CIRC) was proud to honor one individual and two local organizations as the 2020 Diversity and Inclusion Champion Award recipients during the 12th Annual Community Intercultural Relations Conference, Racial Justice Requires Equity and Me, on Friday, April 9.


COTC Pataskala Campus Reopening for Classes in Autumn 2021

Expansion of In-Demand Healthcare and IT Programs

Central Ohio Technical College’s (COTC) Pataskala campus at 8660 E. Broad St. will reopen for classes in autumn 2021 after a $4.2 million renovation that will bring convenient, in-demand and affordable education leading to a career or bachelor’s degree to more central Ohio residents.


Register for Blue Line Twilight Run 5K/10K at COTC

Supports Fallen Officer and Sheriff's Backpack Funds

There’s still time to register 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.


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).


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.