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COTC Celebrates Graduates at Autumn Commencement

365 degrees and certificates awarded at ceremony

Affiong Hawkins dressed in academic regalia speaks to graduates from a podium at commencement.Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) hosted commencement on Dec. 16 for graduates who completed their degree and/or certificate requirements in the summer and autumn 2022 semesters.

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COTC Alumna Opens Childcare Center

Portrait of Brittany Klinkert and her three children.

For Brittany Klinkert, life keeps her on her toes. The Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) alumna is not only a mother of three, but she also recently opened a Newark-based childcare center that brings an additional 20 children into her care.

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Smith Celebrates 35 Years of Service

Lisa Smith headshot.

In 1987, Lisa Smith was the first financial aid advisor employed at Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) and The Ohio State University at Newark. Today, she’s proud to be a contributing member of the shared campus, a place she says is a wonderful asset to central Ohio.

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COTC Celebrates National Radiologic Technology Week® (Photo Gallery)

National Radiologic Technology Week® (NRTW) 2022 is Nov. 6-12. Created by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists in 1979, this weeklong event is celebrated each year during the week of Nov. 8, the day that German physicist Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen discovered the X-ray in 1895.

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Application Event at Newark Campus

Apply for college admission and financial aid in one night.

The exterior of LeFevre Hall at COTC's Newark campus.

You don’t have to complete your college admission and financial aid application alone. Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) is hosting an application event to help students submit the free COTC application for admission and the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) on Wednesday, Nov. 16, from 4–7 p.m.

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Application Event at Coshocton Campus

Apply for college admission and financial aid in one night.

Exterior of Montgomery Hall at COTC's Coshocton Campus.

You don’t have to complete your college admission and financial aid application alone. Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) is hosting an application event to help students submit the free COTC application for admission and the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) on Wednesday, Nov. 9 from 4–7 p.m. at the Coshocton campus.

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Application Event Upcoming at Knox Campus

Apply for college admission and financial aid in one night.

One male and two female students walk outside of Ariel Hall on the Knox campus.

You don’t have to complete your college admission and financial aid application alone. Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) is hosting an application event to help students submit the free COTC application for admission and the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) on Wednesday, Nov. 2 from 4–7 p.m.

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New Board Members Announced

Rhoda Warnock headshot.

Mark Law and Rhoda Warnock have been appointed as members of the Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) fiduciary board of trustees.

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COTC Accepting Alumni Award Nominations

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 announcement of award recipients will take place at the COTC Alumni Holiday Reception in December. The deadline for nominations is Oct. 28.

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COTC Celebrates 50 Years of Nursing Education

A black and white photo of nursing students on clinical rotation in the 1980s next to a colored photo of nursing students using the Anatomage virtual dissection table today.

Facing a critical nursing shortage, Licking Memorial Hospital’s Director of Nursing Ann Howard spearheaded the development of an eight-semester nursing program at the newly chartered Central Ohio Technical College (COTC). Under the guidance of Marilyn Tritt, dean of academic affairs, the plan was realized in the autumn of 1972 when the first nursing classes were offered at COTC to 60 full-time students and 20 pre-nursing students.

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Dean of Students Named

Portrait of John Davenport.

Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) and The Ohio State University at Newark announce the appointment of John Davenport, PhD, as the institutions’ dean of students/director of student life.

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Still Time to Enroll this Fall at COTC

Start your engineering technology degree and more this October

Students in a classroom work on a project together.

With five start dates every year at Central Ohio Technical College (COTC), there’s still time to go ahead with your goals. Register now for COTC’s accelerated term that begins Oct. 17.

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There’s No Place Like a Free Drive-In Movie

COTC to screen “The Wizard of Oz”

Join Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) for a special drive-in movie showing of the beloved film classic “The Wizard of Oz.” Watch this family-favorite film starring Judy Garland on a large outdoor screen on Saturday, Oct., 8, at 7 p.m.

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President’s and Dean’s Honors Lists

Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) has released the President’s Honors List and the Dean’s Honors List for summer semester 2022 to recognize students who demonstrate outstanding academic achievement.