The Hocking College Experience

The Parents' Guide to Homesickness in College Students

by Melinda Casilli

About seven weeks ago, the Hocking College campus was a flurry of excitement as students moved in, eager to begin their journey toward career fields they feel passionate about. During the past weeks, students have been immersed in hands-on learning experiences and discovered everything their programs have to offer.

Hocking College Families Enjoy a Fun-filled Camping Weekend

by Melinda Casilli

Hocking College's first annual Family Camp Weekend was a huge success, with 20 families camping for the weekend, visiting their students, and enjoying the surrounding area. 

First Annual Family Camp Weekend

by Melinda Casilli

 

College Planning: What Should You Pack?

by Melinda Casilli

Move-in day is just around the corner, and you might be wondering what you need to bring. To assist you in packing and to make sure you have all the essentials, we've compiled a list of items. These things will make your dorm room more like home, and the school supplies will have you starting your year out being organized and on top of all your assignments. We even have a handy checklist you can download and print off to make packing a breeze! Please note that these items are suggestions and are up to your personal preference to bring. 

Performing Arts Program Anticipates Upcoming Year

by Melinda Casilli

 

Rainbow Alliance Offers Safe Place for LGBTQIA+ Students

by Melinda Casilli

Hocking College believes in creating an environment on its campus where all students feel safe and thrive. The Rainbow Alliance Club is that safe place at Hocking. Katie Walters, the club's advisor, states the club is open to all students regardless of their sexual orientation. They welcome every goofy, straight-laced, lost, and confident student. They believe that every student has a place among those in Rainbow Alliance. It doesn't matter if you're Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, and Asexual, or you want to be a better ally to your friends and family in the LGBTQIA+ community, this club is for you. It's also the perfect place to meet other students and socialize. This club participates in and organizes various social events throughout the year, including movie nights, trivia nights, discussions, and education. 

Lake Snowden is the Perfect Place for a Staycation

by Melinda Casilli

If you're staying local this Memorial Day Weekend, stop by Lake Snowden for some family fun! Lake Snowden is 675 acres of natural beauty and adventure. There is something for everyone with camping, boating, fishing, picnicking and swimming. 

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.

Hawks Finish Strong on Successful First Season

by Hocking College Contributing Writer

The Hocking College Hawks softball team wrapped up its first season in school history this weekend, by splitting a pair of doubleheaders with Edison State Community College. With the wins, it lifted their overall record to 16-15. The Hawks also finished with an 11-12 record in conference play, good enough to land them in 4th place for their inaugural season. 

Check Out Hocking College’s Library for National Library Week

by Melinda Casilli

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

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