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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.

How to Get Involved on Campus

by Melinda Casilli

As a new student, you might be wondering why you should get involved on campus. You've got enough going on with classes, studying and you might even work. So why would you add one more thing to your to-do list? 

Hocking College FFA Chapter Celebrates National FFA Week

by Melinda Casilli

National FFA Week is from February 19 - February 26, 2022, and is a week-long celebration to promote what FFA is and how the organization helps its members.  

Hocking Welcomes New Vice President of Student Affairs

by Melinda Casilli

Hannah Guada joins Hocking College as the new Vice President of Student Affairs and Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer. Hannah’s journey in higher education began in New York City in the aftermath of 9/11. One week after the attack, she started at Nyack College Manhattan Center (NCMC) in lower Manhattan.

Hocking College Student Finds Her Path In Accounting & Financial Services

by Melinda Casilli

Elizabeth Howard will graduate in May 2022 from Hocking College with an Associate's Degree in Accounting and Financial Services. She is the first generation of her family to ever attend college and the first to earn a degree.

Hocking College Offering Scholarships for Local High School Graduates

by Melinda Casilli

Scholarships at Hocking College

Scholarships are free money that doesn't need to be paid back. According to thinkimpact.com, 58% of students in 2020 used scholarships to help pay for school. They also estimate that there are 1.7 million dollars in scholarships available to students. But many students aren't sure how to qualify for scholarships, where to find them, or how to apply. 

Hocking College Takes the Guesswork Out of Scholarships

At Hocking, students are automatically enrolled in many different scholarships when they apply to the college. Scholarships are awarded on a first-come, first-serve basis. Currently, there are around 50 scholarships available. 

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.

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