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Hocking College's Runway Debut Showcases Student Success

by Melinda Casilli

The Fashion Design & Retail Merchandising (FDRM) Program at Hocking College hosted a sold-out Inaugural Fashion Show on Friday, April 22, at the Lodge in Nelsonville, OH. Coral Wedel, FDRM Program Manager, said that the fashion show was meant to "showcase student work in design, styling, business concept, planning and production of a live fashion show." 

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!

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.

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!

Holiday Celebrates Small Business Owners

by Tracey A. Maine

Monday, March 29, 2021, is National Mom and Pop Business Owners Day!

Bloomberg Article: Entrepreneurship Is Booming!

by Tracey A. Maine

A recent Bloomberg News article detailed how the COVID-19 pandemic has triggered a surge of entrepreneurial ventures in the U.S.

Ousley Heads Business and Entrepreneurship Program

by Tracey A. Maine

LaDora Ousley is the new Program Manager for Hocking College’s Business Management and Entrepreneurship Program!

Start a New Career with Hocking College's Insurance Certificate

by Tracey A. Maine

An insurance agent is a who solicits, negotiates or instigates contracts on behalf of an insurer and can be independent or an employee of the insurer. Agents are legal representatives of insurers. They perform certain acts on behalf of the insurers they represent, such as to bind coverage. 

Real Estate Professionals Embracing 'New Normal'

by Tracey A. Maine

When the COVID-19 pandemic struck, life as we know it changed—especially the way our society conducts business. As a result, businesses have had to adapt and become innovative in order to survive. 

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