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.

Top 5 Tips For Better Time Management in College

by Melinda Casilli

One of the top skills you need to be successful in college and beyond is good time management skills. College is much different than high school. Professors and instructors won't ask you again and again for assignments or let you retake tests to improve your score. Keeping yourself organized to stay on top of your work is now your responsibility. College is the perfect time to hone these skills, but if yours are lacking, these tips will get you started and help you stay on track. 

Top 10 Tips For First-Year Students

by Melinda Casilli

Being a college freshman is an exciting time. You're embarking on a new journey here at Hocking College that will lead you to a fulfilling career or a four-year school to complete a bachelor's degree. Being a first-year student can also be stressful. This is probably the first time you've lived on your own and had decisions to make about your future. To make the transitions a little smoother and to get the most out of your college experience, we have 10 tips to help.

Career & University Center: Helping Students Reach Their Career Goals

by Melinda Casilli

Terry Koons, Manager for the Career and University Center at Hocking College, is helping current students and recent graduates reach their professional career goals. 

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.

Think you can't afford college? Think again!

by Melinda Casilli

It's no surprise the cost of college has risen faster than inflation. So many students want to go to school but worry about the high price tag. Here at Hocking College, we’ll navigate the cost of college with you and your family. It doesn't have to be intimidating, and we are here to help.

Partnering with Employers to Build Workforce Development

by Stephanie DiFrancesco

Hocking College is pleased to announce the launch of a new Workforce initiative that bridges the gap between local employers and competent, ready-to-work employees. 

Learning on the Job: Student Employment at Hocking College

by Hocking College Contributing Writer

Hocking College is designated by the National Consortium for Entrepreneurship Education as an Entrepreneurial School; in fact, it was named the nation’s first Higher Ed Entrepreneurial School in 2019. As an entrepreneurial school, Hocking College not only prepares students for careers in the workforce by providing hands-on classroom experience, it also offers students the opportunity to work in student employment positions while in college, often working in their field while studying.

New Mending Service is Tailor-Made for Students, Staff and Community

by Tracey A. Maine

Do you have a pair of pants or a skirt that needs to be hemmed? Does your favorite shirt have a button missing? If your wardrobe needs mending, Hocking College’s new venture is just what you need!

How Customer Service Skills Can Help your Career

by Tracey A. Maine

Customer service refers to the service-oriented approaches a business uses to encourage a personal one-on-one relationship with past, present and future customers.

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