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Archive for July, 2018

Update on Rossford High School on Toledo-area Campus

Monday, July 30th, 2018

Please read Dr. Robinson’s latest blog post for an update regarding Owens hosting Rossford High School students, faculty and staff this fall.

https://www2.owens.edu/presidents-blog/

Posted on Monday, July 30th, 2018 at 10:40 am



Few New Students Attempt 15 Credits or More Per Semester

Monday, July 30th, 2018

KNOWLEDGE ABOUT THE COLLEGE FROM INSTITUTIONAL RESEARCH: Two-thirds of new direct from high school students and half of new non-traditional and transfer-in students enroll full time their first fall semester; only 10% or fewer attempt 15 credit hours or more.

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For more information about new students, see: https://www.owens.edu/ie/new-student-portrait.pdf.

Posted on Monday, July 30th, 2018 at 9:42 am



Owens Community College Concert Band Rehearsals – Musicians Welcome

Thursday, July 26th, 2018

Area musicians are invited to join the Owens Community College Concert Band which will begin rehearsals for the 2018-2019 Concert Season on Monday, August 27. The rehearsals will be held every Monday and Wednesday, when classes are in session, from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in the Center for Fine & Performing Arts. The band is made up of community members, Owens faculty members, and students. Concerts are performed both on and off campus during each semester. If there are questions, please call the Department of Fine & Performing Arts at (567)661-7081.

Posted on Thursday, July 26th, 2018 at 9:27 am



School of Nursing and Health Professions Courses for Employee Health and Fitness

Tuesday, July 24th, 2018

Your health and wellness is important. The School of Nursing and Health Professions offers a variety of one credit hour courses that are fun and promote healthy activities!

Check out the master schedule of classes online: https://www.owens.edu/class_search.php

TOLEDO-AREA CAMPUS

HPE 108 Fitness Running

HPE 110 Fitness Walking

HPE 115 Beginning Yoga

HPE 125 Tai Chi

HPE 127 Dance Fitness

HPE 132 Weight Training

HPE 134 Fit for Life (online)

HPE 136 Kickboxing

HPE 143 TRX Training

HPE 145 Beginning Pilates

FINDLAY-AREA CAMPUS

HPE 127 Dance Fitness

HPE 133 Women’s Self Defense

HPE 134 Fit for Life (online)

Make your health a priority, join your coworkers, complete the tuition waiver form at https://intranet.owens.edu/hr/tuition-waiver-request.html and register for one or more of these courses today!

Posted on Tuesday, July 24th, 2018 at 2:28 pm



Northwest Ohio Green Industry Summer Session

Tuesday, July 24th, 2018

The conference will feature three different tracks of plants, pest, and practices and each will have various 50-minute topics to choose from. Open to Green Industry professionals and home owners who want to learn more about horticulture.

August 1

12 – 4 p.m.

Cost:$30.00. If you pre-register, a free lunch will be included.

Heritage Hall, Toledo-area Campus

Please email Amy Stone at stone.91@osu.edu with GISS on the subject line to register.

Posted on Tuesday, July 24th, 2018 at 10:19 am



Course Completion by When Students Register

Friday, July 20th, 2018

KNOWLEDGE ABOUT THE COLLEGE FROM INSTITUTIONAL RESEARCH: Course completion rates are lower the later that students register for a class. This trend holds true across course formats and enrollment populations.

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For more information, see: https://intranet.owens.edu/ir/CourseGradesbyRegistrationTiming_AY2012-14.pdf.

NOTE: Course completion is defined by the State of Ohio as a grade of D or higher.

Posted on Friday, July 20th, 2018 at 9:19 am



Employee Perks Program

Tuesday, July 17th, 2018

There has been an exciting new update to the current offerings through TicketsAtWork under our Employee Perks program.  Not only are Cedar Point Tickets available, look at the additions below.

With TicketsatWork you can save up to 60% on:
·  Thousands of hotels around the world·  Theme parks: Walt Disney World®, Disneyland, Universal Orlando Resort™, Legoland, SeaWorld and many more·  Movie tickets and local restaurants and spas·  Tickets to the top shows on broadway and in Las Vegas including Cirque du Soleil®, Blue Man Group and Disney On Ice·  The top activities and tours in the most popular cities·  Shopping discounts from top retail brands including electronics, flowers, gifts and apparel

·  Rental cars

If you have not registered as a member, now is the time.  For more information, please visit the link below and follow the instructions to get started!

LINK:  https://intranet.owens.edu/hr/ticketsatwork.pdf

How to Get Started:

  1. Go to http://www.ticketsatwork.com
  2. Click on “Become a Member”.
  3. You will then be prompted to create an account with your email address & company code: CPOWENS

Posted on Tuesday, July 17th, 2018 at 9:16 am



Risk Assessment Toolkit

Thursday, July 5th, 2018

A risk assessment toolkit has been added to the Intranet, under the Business Affairs tab in the “contracts” section.  The toolkit is designed to help an employee or a team through the thought process to determine both the educational and financial benefit when making a proposal.  A proactive risk assessment will identify pros and cons and identify impacts of personnel, technology, space, financial, legal, accreditation/regulatory, safety and security; and confirm alignment with the college budget, quality initiatives and the strategic plan.

The risk assessment template and other tools are available for your reference and guidance and may be found on the Intranet.

https://intranet.owens.edu/business_affairs/toolkit.html

Posted on Thursday, July 5th, 2018 at 11:36 am



Findlay Child Care Center Wins Local Award

Monday, July 2nd, 2018

Findlay Family Magazine readers voted the Findlay-area Campus Child Care Center as the runner-up in the Best Day Care category in the annual Findlay Favorites competition. The results were published in the magazine’s July issue.

For more information about the Child Care Center, visit www.owens.edu/childcare.

Posted on Monday, July 2nd, 2018 at 10:57 am