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.


June 3 Message to the Community – We Must Do Better

Dear members of the Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) and Ohio State Newark community,

Similar, we are certain, to many of you, we are deeply saddened and angered by the deaths of African Americans such as George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor and countless others. It is a struggle to adequately express how events like these, the latest in a string of tragic examples of injustice in our society, strike at the fabric of humanity, the nation and our COTC and Ohio State Newark missions.


COTC Recognizes Healthcare Program Graduates

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Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) recognized the spring semester 2020 graduates of diagnostic medical sonography, radiologic science and nursing technologies in virtual pinning ceremonies and celebrations.*


Education is Everything for Ghanaian Immigrant

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Anyone meeting Maxwell Doku for the first time is immediately drawn to his soft-spoken demeanor and natural smile. But spend a bit more time with the Ghanaian immigrant and you’ll quickly learn that steely determination and grit simmer just below his gentle manner.