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The Hocking College Experience

HB 523: Medical Cannabis at Hocking College

by Tim Brunicardi

Hocking College offering to serve as medical cannabis testing site for State of Ohio

Nelsonville, Ohio, September 5, 2017 – Hocking College is announcing its intention to fulfill Ohio law as the research facility for the State of Ohio’s Medical Cannabis testing laboratory.

8 Tips To Stay Motivated in College

by Tim Brunicardi


Earning a two-year degree in Ohio is rewarding and exciting — it can set you up on the path to achieve the success you've always dreamed of. However, it isn't always easy.

Get Your Heavy Equipment Management Degree

by Tim Brunicardi

Is wearing a hard hat, a safety vest, and work boots your definition of a “business suit?” Does the sight of seeing someone operate a gigantic piece of heavy equipment fill you with…envy? If so then you could make an ideal Associate of Technical Study in Heavy Equipment Management Degree candidate!

What Does It Take To Become A Professional Baker?

by Tim Brunicardi
Would you classify baking as a means of self-expression? Are you the kind of person who puts the same amount of care into baking a loaf of bread that a painter would put into creating a work of art? Have you ever purchased a store bought cake and later said to yourself, “I think I could have done a much better job myself.”? If so, then perhaps you should become a professional baker!

Eating Local: Athens, Ohio and Its Locavore Movement

by Tim Brunicardi

In recent years, the push to eat local and support local businesses has grown. The importance of eating local is glaringly evident as ethical and efficiency issues with industrial farming come to light. Local food systems are becoming more respected and more prominent, and creating a movement as they grow.

What You Need To Know Before Going Back To School After Kids

by Tim Brunicardi

While your young family is certainly one of the big joys of your life, the pitter-patter of little feet can make it hard to concentrate when it comes to hitting the books. Though going back to school after having kids is a challenge, it’s also the best way to make sure you can provide your children everything they need.

Let's Talk Cash: Accounting and Financial Services

by Tim Brunicardi

Why Choose Accounting?

As long as people make money, accounting and financial services will always be needed. Accountants are an integral part of the everyday operational system within a company.

As the economy grows, so does the demand for accountants and auditors. Employment opportunities for accountants is expected to grow 11% from 2014 to 2024, which is a faster rate than most other occupations.

Hocking College Partners With UC Criminal Justice Program

by Lea Wandling, Program Director for Public Safety Services

7 Alternative Ways to Save Money on Textbooks

by Tim Brunicardi

It’s no secret that the cost of college is skyrocketing, but did you know that textbooks are also part of the problem? Over the past 30 years, the price of the average college textbook has risen by 1,041%, which is more than triple the rate of inflation during the same time period. That means a book that cost $40 in 1977 goes for over $400 today — not an uncommon price for dense science texts.

What to Expect During Your First Semester of College

by Tim Brunicardi


As you graduate from high school and prepare to move on to higher education, you maybe wondering "What is college like?" The first semester of college is an exciting time. This new adventure is a world of opportunity but also has its share of challenges.

By knowing what to expect your first semester, like syllabus shock, getting to know professors, meeting a lot of new people, you’ll be better prepared to make your experience as a college student much more enjoyable and beneficial.