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The Hocking College Experience

12 Reasons to Take Summer Classes

by Tim Brunicardi

After a long semester of classes, tests, term papers, and seemingly never-ending homework assignments, the last thing most college students want to do is spend their summer vacation taking summer classes.

Explore a Potential New Hobby Through Hocking's Leisure Learning Classes

by Tim Brunicardi

Did you know Hocking College offers community classes? Hocking College's Leisure Learning classes are non-credit courses that allow everyone the opportunity to learn more about a particular subject, or a explore potential new hobby.

13 Free Summer Activities Around The Nelsonville Area

by Tim Brunicardi

Are you looking for things to do this summer that are completely free?

How Getting A Degree In Accounting Offers Job Stability & Versatility

by Tim Brunicardi

The roots of accounting can be traced to somewhere between 3,300 to 2,000 BC when the ancient Mesopotamians first recorded their tax records on clay tablets. Then during the Medieval Period, merchants began to implement bookkeeping techniques into their business dealings. This profession continued to evolve thanks to Luca Pacioli (AKA "the father of accounting") of Italy. Due to his efforts, business owners were introduced to the concepts of using journals, ledgers, and balance sheets.

Hocking College President Wins Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Award

by Tim Brunicardi

Hocking College President Dr. Betty Young recently became one of 35 college presidents who received Phi Theta Kappa’s Shirley B. Gordon Award of Distinction. The awards were presented at the annual Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Catalyst 2018 convention held in Kansas City, Missouri on April 19-21.

Hocking College's Faculty Spotlight: Susan Dietz

by Tim Brunicardi

Although becoming a teacher wasn’t Hocking College Professor Susan Dietz ‘s original plan, thanks to the intervention of an insightful instructor, she changed course and embarked on a career in education that’s spanned over 35 satisfying years.

So You Just Graduated From College...Now What?

by Tim Brunicardi

When most students graduate from college, they already have a game plan in mind as to what they’re going to do next. Some might be ready to take on a temporary summer job or internship. Others could already have a new job in their field of expertise lined up. Meanwhile, other graduates might be making plans to continue their education.

4 Ways of Handling College Stress as a Single Mom

by Tim Brunicardi

When West Virginia native Anna Jarvis orchestrated the first official Mother’s Day celebration in 1908, the world was a very different place. Back then women didn’t have the right to vote and rarely rose above the status of being a wife and mother.

National Nurses Week: What Do LPNs & RNs Need In Addition to a Degree?

by Tim Brunicardi

When anyone makes the decision to become a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or a Registered Nurse (RN), there are specific skills they need to be taught. However, there are some essential qualities all LPNs and RNs need that simply can’t be acquired in a classroom.

National Nurses Week: What Are The Advantages of Becoming a RN or LPN?

by Tim Brunicardi

While many professions in the health care industry have a multitude of advantages, perhaps none can compare to being a Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). In addition to being extremely lucrative, both positions have a rich and esteemed history of service to others. The following examples illustrate how both career paths can benefit the title holder: