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The Growing Cannabis Industry Creates Opportunities for Hocking College Cannabis Program

by Melinda Casilli

Hocking College prides itself on offering programs that are in demand and growing. The legal cannabis industry is one such industry anticipated to grow to 38.2 billion by 2028 in the US, according to businesswire.com. And according to mjbizdaily.com, Ohio's Medical Cannabis industry is projected to reach over $500 million in sales this year. Those numbers create an opportunity for Hocking students to have career options in Ohio. 

Hocking College Hosted the National Dog Groomers Association of America

by Melinda Casilli

April is National Canine Fitness Month, National Pet First Aid Awareness Month, and National Heartworm Awareness Month. The Animal Assisted Therapy Program and the Canine Certificate Program at Hocking College are celebrating the entire month with classes, workshops, and certifications that help keep everyone's four-legged friends happy and healthy!

Check Out Hocking College’s Library for National Library Week

by Melinda Casilli

“Reading is a passport to countless adventures.” -Mary Pope Osborne

Welding Student Spotlight: Victoria Householder

by Melinda Casilli

For Victoria Householder, the Advanced Welding Certificate offered at Hocking College was just what she needed to make a change in her life and begin working in a field she has always been passionate about, which for Householder, is cars.

What is the ‘Work’ of a Social Worker?

by Hocking College Contributing Writer

If you’re reading our blog, we assume you’d like to know more about Social Work; so let’s begin with what exactly is the ‘work’ of a social worker? And, where can they be found doing this work?

Wildlife Resources Management Program Welcomes Dr. Valorie Titus

by Melinda Casilli

Valorie R. Titus, Ph.D., is the new Program Manager for the Wildlife Resources Management program at Hocking College.

Students Celebrate “Global Massage Makes Me Happy” Event

by Melinda Casilli

March 20, 2022, was "Global Massage Makes Me Happy Day." The Hocking College Massage Therapy Program is an Ambassador School for this event. To celebrate, the college dedicated the week of March 20 through March 26 to educate people in the community about the health benefits of massage and the career options available for massage therapists.

Caden Cox is Kicking Down Barriers

by Melinda Casilli

When you think of football, what comes to mind? Do you think of the athletes and the physicality needed to play the game? Or do you think about the hard work and determination teams put into training for a season? You probably wouldn't think about a person with Down Syndrome playing football, scoring points for their team, and in the process, making history. But that is exactly what Hocking College football player, Caden Cox did. 

How to Get Involved on Campus

by Melinda Casilli

As a new student, you might be wondering why you should get involved on campus. You've got enough going on with classes, studying and you might even work. So why would you add one more thing to your to-do list? 

Congratulations Dr. Tamara Moyer, New ACEN Peer Evaluator!

by Hocking College Contributing Writer

Dr. Tamara Moyer has been accepted as a Peer Evaluator for the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). This opportunity will allow her to contribute to the quality of nursing education and observe practices in other nursing programs that will benefit the Hocking College Nursing Program

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