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Medical Careers You Might Not Know About

by Melinda Casilli

Usually, when people think of medical careers, they immediately think of nursing or doctors. However, there are other careers in the medical field just as rewarding that are more behind-the-scenes, and you may not have ever known that they were working at your local doctor’s office or hospital. Read on to learn more about two Associate Degree programs that Hocking College offers that you might not know existed. 

May Is National Mental Health Month

by Hocking College Contributing Writer

Let’s celebrate because Mental Health is finally being recognized as an important piece of our overall well-being and healthcare. Everyone has mental health, just like everyone has physical health; and as a result, there are times when we need to focus on taking better care of our mental health.

Associate Dean of Allied Health & Nursing Celebrates 50 Years in the Profession

by Melinda Casilli

Hocking College Nursing Students Gain Experience Through Clinical Immersion

by Melinda Casilli

Hocking College is constantly looking for opportunities for its students to gain real-world experience before entering the job market. Recently, the college partnered with OhioHealth O'Bleness Hospital to offer fourth semester Registered Nursing Students (RN4) a clinical immersion. 

Hocking College Celebrates Over 300 Graduates at Spring Commencement!

by Hocking College Contributing Writer

Hocking College welcomed over 300 new students into the ranks of Alumni on Saturday morning: May 7, 2022.

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.

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

Diploma in Practical Nursing Offered at Hocking College

by Melinda Casilli

If you want a rewarding career in a growing, in-demand field that allows you to make a difference daily, then the Practical Nursing Program at Hocking College is for you. 

Prevent Cavities with the Hocking College Dental Hygiene Clinic

by Melinda Casilli

February is National Children's Dental Health Month. This observance began in 1941 to bring attention to the importance of oral health. All month long, the American Dental Association (ADA) promotes the benefits of good oral hygiene. Starting children on a dental hygiene routine as early as two years old is crucial for creating a life-long habit. Cavities are the most common disease among children. The ADA states that "45% of American children between the ages of 2 and 19 experience tooth decay in their primary or permanent teeth."

Careers Offered at Hocking College Make Ohio’s Top Job List

by Melinda Casilli

The Governor's Office of Workforce Transformation recently updated Ohio's Top Job list for 2022. Included are both in-demand and critical jobs for Ohio.

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