The Hocking College Experience

Associate Dean of Allied Health & Nursing Celebrates 50 Years in the Profession

by Melinda Casilli

Hocking College Nursing Students Gain Experience Through Clinical Immersion

by Melinda Casilli

Hocking College is constantly looking for opportunities for its students to gain real-world experience before entering the job market. Recently, the college partnered with OhioHealth O'Bleness Hospital to offer fourth semester Registered Nursing Students (RN4) a clinical immersion. 

Diploma in Practical Nursing Offered at Hocking College

by Melinda Casilli

If you want a rewarding career in a growing, in-demand field that allows you to make a difference daily, then the Practical Nursing Program at Hocking College is for you. 

Careers Offered at Hocking College Make Ohio’s Top Job List

by Melinda Casilli

The Governor's Office of Workforce Transformation recently updated Ohio's Top Job list for 2022. Included are both in-demand and critical jobs for Ohio.

Hocking College Welcomes Tamara Moyer as the New Dean of Allied Health and Nursing

by Tracey A. Maine

Hocking College’s new dean of the School of Allied Health and Nursing, Tamara Moyer, brings practical and educational nursing experience to her new role.

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

by Tracey A. Maine

The purpose of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month is to make people all over the world more knowledgeable about this disease. In conjunction, government agencies, medical societies and nonprofit organizations work with survivors to raise money to fund research, educate women about the importance of getting regular mammograms and detail methods of prevention and early detection.

More than 450 take part in Hocking College's graduation ceremony

by Matt Berry

NELSONVILLE, Ohio—More than 450 students took part in Hocking College’s combined Autumn 2020 and Spring 2021 graduation ceremony Saturday, May 8.

Celebrating National Nurses Week

by Amanda Grinstead

Every year between May 6 and May 12 is National Nurses Week.

Hypertension Awareness is Theme of American Heart Month 2021

by Tracey A. Maine

February 2021 is American Heart Month!

Hocking College Changes Pathways into Rewarding Nursing Career

by Tim Brunicardi
Hocking College now offers a new pathway to a rewarding and in-demand career in nursing! The State Tested Nursing Aide (STNA), also known as a CNA, provides basic care and helps patients with activities of daily living. Employment in this field is projected to increase 8% in the next 10 years. Becoming an STNA is an excellent introduction to healthcare and can be the first step to becoming a Registered Nurse. 

There’s still time to register for the next cohort! This three-week program begins on:
  • Feb. 15, 2021
  • Mar. 15, 2021
  • Apr. 12, 2021
For more information on our STNA program, please visit 
https://www.hocking.edu/stna

Hocking College is not currently accepting applications for the Practical Nursing program as the program voluntarily withdrew from ACEN (Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing) on Sep. 1, 2020.

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