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Give Kids A Smile – February 1

January 10th, 2019

On February 1, Owens Community College, in collaboration with the Toledo Dental Society, is offering the Give-Kids-A-Smile Program for “at-risk” children ages 6 months -18 years at the Owens Dental Clinic.

The services will include at no charge:

• Dental Education

• X-rays

• Dental Screening

• Oral Prophylaxis (cleaning)

• Dental sealants

• Limited restorations (fillings) at no charge as triaged by the dentist

• Patients who need further dental treatment may be assigned a local dentist to complete dental treatment or

seek treatment at the Dental Center of Northwest Ohio

Please call to schedule an appointment at the Owens Community College Dental Clinic at (567)661-7294. Make sure to identify interest in Give-Kids-A-Smile Day February 1, otherwise our regular services are $30.00.

Posted on Thursday, January 10th, 2019 at 10:47 am



Summer 2019 Work & Play Brochure Course Ideas Welcome

January 9th, 2019

Workforce & Community Services is in the planning stages for our May through August Work & Play brochure and need your help. We are always looking for class ideas, so if you or someone you know would like to teach, please have them contact Jaime Wineland at (567)661-7320 or email jaime@owens.edu. Or if you have been looking for a class and we haven’t offered it, please let us know! Please submit ideas by Monday, January 28.

Also, this brochure is the time when we offer more classes geared towards children, so please keep that in mind when you are brainstorming. To check out our current course offerings, go to: https://cdn.owens.edu/workforce_cs/wp-content/uploads/sites/33/2018/11/work-play-spring-2019.pdf

Posted on Wednesday, January 9th, 2019 at 2:27 pm



Scholarships Available for New and Returning Students – New Application Process

January 9th, 2019

The Owens Community College Foundation has over 75 scholarships available and awards to over 150 students annually in all program areas.

The application process has changed this year and is now completely online and very easy for students to use.  Only one application needs to be completed to be considered for all available scholarships.

  1. This new application process will become live on Monday, January 14, 2019
  2. The priority application deadline is March 8, 2019
  3. The scholarship application can be found at this link beginning January 14, 2019https://www.owens.edu/foundation/scholarships/
  4. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) also needs to be completed by March 8, 2019

Questions?  Please call the Foundation Office at (567) 661-7603.

 

Posted on Wednesday, January 9th, 2019 at 2:18 pm



The Center for Campus and Community Connections

January 9th, 2019

We have a NEW name!  The Center for Experiential and Community Engaged Learning has been renamed as The Center for Campus and Community Connections.  Our Civic Ambassadors have also been renamed as Connection Mentors.

We continue to be committed to building connections to resources, community and support for our students and our whole campus community!  We remain located in College Hall 154/155 with the Owens Harvest Food Pantry is College Hall 147 – come by and see us!  Connection Mentors will be visiting classes and introducing themselves throughout the semester.

Updated info can be found on our website:  owens.edu/connection

Posted on Wednesday, January 9th, 2019 at 9:33 am



New College Fact Sheet Available

January 7th, 2019

KNOWLEDGE ABOUT THE COLLEGE FROM INSTITUTIONAL RESEARCH

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For additional quick facts about the College, visit https://intranet.owens.edu/ir/quick-facts.html.

Posted on Monday, January 7th, 2019 at 3:35 pm



Enter to Win Free ECHL All-Star Weekend Walleye Tickets

January 7th, 2019

All College employees are eligible to enter a special drawing for two tickets to the ECHL All-Star Weekend at the Huntington Center and Hensville Park January 19-21.

Each ticket includes:

  • Admission to Hensville Park Saturday, January 19 or Sunday, January 20 for the ECHL All-Star Weekend Fan Fest
  • Admission to the All-Star Game Monday, January 21
  • Commemorative 2019 ECHL All-Star Blanket

For more information about the ECHL All-Star Weekend, please visit http://www.toledowalleye.com/allstar.

All employees interested must email andrew_woodard@owens.edu with your name, department name and best contact phone number by 11 a.m. Monday, January 14. Type “Walleye Tickets” in the subject line.

Only one entry per person.

All winners will be selected by random draw from all entries and the winners will be contacted. Winners’ names also will be published in Onews.

Posted on Monday, January 7th, 2019 at 8:40 am



Holiday Payroll Notice – Martin Luther King Jr. Day

January 7th, 2019

All payroll changes (i.e. tax withholding changes or employment recommendation forms), as well as time cards and time sheets for the January  25, 2019, payroll must be received by Human Resources prior to 9 a.m. Friday, January 18, 2019.

Findlay-area campus staff may submit items in the regularly scheduled courier run on Thursday, January 17, or scan & e-mail to: payroll@owens.edu by 9 a.m. Friday, January 18, 2019.

Web Time Entry time sheets must be submitted to supervisors by noon, Friday, January 18, and approved by supervisors by 4 p.m., the same day.

EPAF’s and Employment recommendation forms are due by 9 a.m., Thursday, January 18, to assure payment for the January 25, 2019, pay date.

Any student employees working beyond 9 a.m. Friday, January 18, should have their supervisor write in their scheduled time out.  Any adjustments to the times, which are written in by the supervisor, will be processed during the following payroll on February 8, 2019.

Payroll checks will be distributed at their regular times.

G. Pollauf

Posted on Monday, January 7th, 2019 at 8:36 am



Terhune Gallery to Exhibit Basquiat, Peer Artwork

December 20th, 2018

The Terhune Gallery will feature the noteworthy group exhibition, “Zeitgeist: The Art Scene of Teenage Basquiat,” in collaboration with Contemporary Art Toledo during Spring Semester 2019.

Mark your calendars for the opening Friday, January 25 in the Center for Fine and Performing Arts, where the Terhune Gallery will exhibit one of the most significant artists in its history in the neo-expressionist Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960-1988).

Zeitgeist focuses on the artists and scene around Basquiat’s teenage, pre-fame years in New York and complements Sara Driver’s 2018 theatrical documentary, “Boom for Real: The Late Teenage Years of Jean-Michel Basquiat”.

Watch for more information about this exciting event.

For more information about the exhibition or Basquiat’s life, go to www.owens.edu/fpa/terhune.

Posted on Thursday, December 20th, 2018 at 9:54 am



Updated Employee Performance Appraisal Process (Additional Training Sessions)

December 18th, 2018

A new Employee Performance Appraisal form and process is now available to all employee supervisors (however, Teaching Faculty and Childcare Teachers will continue to be evaluated with the same form as previously used.) The new form is located on the Owens intranet at:

https://intranet.owens.edu/hr/performance.html

The new performance appraisal form is simpler in design, with only four questions to be completed. A fifth question provides an opportunity for the employee to respond to the performance appraisal. The new design is also open-ended allowing the supervisor and employee an opportunity to discuss and appraise all pertinent aspects of the employee’s work performance.

Non-bargaining employees’ performance appraisals must be submitted twice a year in January and July. (Forbargaining unit employees please reference the applicable collective bargaining agreements for performance appraisal/evaluation frequency and due dates).

In addition, to the New Employee Performance Appraisal form an Employee Self-Evaluation form is also available for the supervisor to use. Prior to the employee’s performance appraisal meeting, the supervisors may ask the employee to complete the Employee Self-Evaluation Form.

Human Resources has scheduled open sessions to discuss the new performance appraisal procedures and to answer any questions.  Please plan to attend one of the sessions.

Toledo-area Campus

December 18:   3 – 4 p.m.       CH 100

Posted on Tuesday, December 18th, 2018 at 8:33 am



2019 Annual Giving Campaign – Employee Appeal

December 18th, 2018

Did you know that the Owens Foundation was able to give back to the College over $331,600 in program support and scholarship awards for fiscal year 2018?  Because of the generosity of our employees and external donors, the Foundation continues its efforts to remove barriers and provide affordable education to students who strive for a better future.

We invite you to participate in the 2019 Annual Giving Campaign through the employee appeal.  Each gift, no matter how large or small, will make a big difference in our efforts to support students and the College.

Did you hear about this year’s raffle drawing?  Employees who complete their payroll deduction forms or make a one-time donation by Friday, January 18 are entered into the drawing to win great prizes that have been donated including, gift cards, gas cards, tickets to area attractions like the Schedel Arboretum & Gardens, tickets to the Walleye & Mud Hens, and more!

How do I participate and make a gift? The most convenient way to make a gift is through payroll deduction. Simply fill out the Employee Payroll Deduction form online and click submit. You may also make either a one-time gift or set-up recurring monthly payments with a credit card online at www.owens.edu/give.  Please call the Foundation Office at (567) 661-7603 with any questions.

May I direct my gift to a specific scholarship or support fund? Yes! While the greatest area of need is The Owens Fund, donors may choose to direct their gifts to more than 150 scholarships and support funds within the Foundation.

All employees who participate in the 2019 Annual Giving Campaign will receive a small token of appreciation and will be invited to the Employee Donor Recognition event in the Fall semester.

Please join your fellow employees and consider participating today!

For more information about the 2019 Annual Giving Campaign, please click here or call (567)661-7603.

Posted on Tuesday, December 18th, 2018 at 8:32 am