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Archive for June, 2019

Retirement Reception – Tom Sink

Tuesday, June 18th, 2019

Please join us in celebrating Tom Sink and his 25 years of service with the College. We will be hosting a reception for him on Thursday, June 27 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. in the Library. We will have refreshments and an opportunity to share your well wishes. His last day will be June 28.

Posted on Tuesday, June 18th, 2019 at 11:00 am

Southern Section of Major I-75 Project

Tuesday, June 18th, 2019

The I-75 widening and reconstruction project from Buck Rd. to South Ave. is expected to begin the week of June 10., while the work on the northern portion of this project from South Ave. to Dorr St. continues on.

Here are upcoming impacts:

Beginning Monday, June 10, nightly lane closures are possible on southbound I-75 between Wales Rd. and Buck Rd.

Beginning Saturday, June 15, southbound I-75 will be reduced to two lanes on southbound I-75 between Wales Rd. and Buck Rd.

Crews anticipate starting work on northbound I-75 in this area around the first of July. At that time, the ramp from northbound I-75 to Wales Rd. (Exit 198) will close for 60 days, and the ramp from Buck Rd. to northbound I-75 will close through January 2020.

About the I-75 Downtown/DiSalle bridge project:

What is being done? 

  • Widen and reconstruct I-75, from Buck Rd. to Dorr St., to current standards, including reducing the curve between Wales Rd. & Miami St.
  • Reconfigure I-75 interchanges with Anthony Wayne Trail, South Ave., and Miami St. to enhance safety
  • Replace I-75 (DiSalle Bridge) over the Maumee River

Two sections:

Dorr Street to South Avenue:

​4-year project beginning summer 2018​

Approximately $158.6 million

South Avenue to Glenwood Road:

5-year project beginning spring 2019

Approximately $185 million

Project information, maps showing traffic impacts, fact sheet, and more can be found at:

ODOT contact information:

ODOT District 2 public information office


Posted on Tuesday, June 18th, 2019 at 8:35 am

Owens Student Body Race and Ethnicity Reflection of Primary Service Counties

Monday, June 17th, 2019


(Click charts to see larger.)

For more population statistics on Owens’ primary service counties, see

Posted on Monday, June 17th, 2019 at 3:59 pm