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2018 Veterans Day Deals & Discounts

by Tim Brunicardi

Sunday, November 11 is Veterans Day, a day dedicated to pay tribute to all American veterans, living or dead. Veterans Day originated as Armistice Day back on November 11 in 1919 for being the first anniversary since the end of World War I. Congress later passed a resolution in 1926 for an annual observance, which moved to have November 11 become a national holiday beginning in 1938.

Things To Do Near Hocking College in November

by Tim Brunicardi

The passing of October means the holiday season is among us! From tree lightings to a harvest hoedown, here's a list of things to do near Hocking College this November that'll get you in the holiday spirit.

How the Cyber Security Industry Can Help Keep Your Health Information Confidential

by Tim Brunicardi

According to a recent post on the Healthcare Information & Management Systems Society’s (HIMSS) webpage, the biggest threat facing the health care industry doesn’t come in the form of a disease. To the contrary, it comes in the form of computer hackers who are skilled in the art of stealing confidential patient information.

Giving Back on National Make a Difference Day

by Tim Brunicardi

Tomorrow (October 27) is National Make a Difference Day in which thousands of volunteers will give back to their local communities. This day encourages people to take one day out of the year to try to make a difference in the world.

Shattering the Silence on Domestic Violence

by Tim Brunicardi

While many may know that October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, it is also National Domestic Violence Awareness MonthAccording to The Center for Family Justice, domestic abuse is defined as “a pattern of coercive, controlling behavior that is a pervasive, life-threatening crime affecting people in all communities regardless of gender, age, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, religion, social standing, and immigration status.”

Hocking College's Art, Design & Marketing Program Kicks Off Mentorship Week

by Tim Brunicardi

Beginning today and running through Wednesday, Oct. 24, Hocking College art students will volunteer to take on a prospective mentee who'll shadow them for a day. According to the Art, Design & Marketing Program Manager, Whitney Goller, between six to nine students from different high schools will be taking part in this event.

School of Natural Resources Host First-Ever Alumni Hall of Fame Ceremony

by Tim Brunicardi

Five Hocking College alumni became the first inductees into Hocking College's School of Natural Resources Alumni Hall of Fame, which took place on Saturday, September 29.

6 Safety Tips to Prevent a Fire in Your Home

by Tim Brunicardi

According to the National Fire Protection Association, U.S. fire departments responded to an estimated average of 358,500 home structure fires per year during 2011-2015. To promote Fire Prevention Week and help make sure you don’t fall victim to this statistic, we’ve listed six ways to prevent fires in your home.

Hocking College & Tri-County Partner to Cultivate New Garden Project

by Tim Brunicardi

Community Food Initiatives, which is a recent partnership between Hocking College’s Agroecology program and Tri-County Career Center’s (TCC) Culinary Arts program, will be supplying local non-profits and food banks with fresh, home-grown vegetables.

Everything You Need to Know About Fire Prevention Week

by Tim Brunicardi

Today kicks off Fire Prevention Week which runs until Saturday October, 13. In accordance with this year’s theme, Fire Prevention Week encourages everyone to develop the following fire safety habits:

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