The Hocking College Experience

Farrier Science Launches New Entrepreneurial Venture at Hocking College

by Melinda Casilli

Hocking College offers over 50 hands-on programs, and was named the nation’s first Higher Ed Entrepreneurial School in 2019 by the National Consortium for Entrepreneurship Education. Within the academic programs offered are many opportunities for immersive learning experiences where students can experience life on the job, including specific entrepreneurial ventures that coincide with the programs. These employment opportunities coincide with course work, giving students real-world work experience while in school; learning and building a resume simultaneously.

Ohio Leadership Academy Immerses College Leaders in Success Models

by Hocking College Contributing Writer

Two leaders from Hocking College have graduated as fellows of the second Ohio Leadership Academy for Student Success.

Hawks Soar After Twelve Straight Wins

by Hocking College Contributing Writer

Hocking College's Men’s Basketball team is off to a 12-0 start and ranked #17 in the nation in Division II of the NJCAA. This is the best start to the season in school history. The team is averaging 96.6 points per game, which currently ranks 6th in the country. They are only allowing 63.9 points per game, good for 11th in the country, which is an average scoring margin of 32.7 points per game.

New Telecom Tower Technician Training Program comes to Hocking College

by Stephanie DiFrancesco

In November 2021, Ohio Lt. Governor Jon Husted, who serves as Director of the Governor’s Office of Workforce Transformation (OWT), announced the launch of Telecommunications Tower Technician Programs at three Ohio institutions: Hocking College, North Central State College and Vanguard-Sentinel Career & Technology Center. 

Veteran & Military Services at Hocking College

by Stephanie DiFrancesco

Originally called, “Armistice Day,” Veterans Day was first celebrated on November 11, 1919, to commemorate the first anniversary of the end of World War I, and to honor the U.S. soldiers who served their country. In 1954, the name was officially changed to “Veterans Day” and the annual holiday officially became a day to honor American veterans of all wars.

How to Become a Physical Therapist Assistant

by Tracey A. Maine

During National Physical Therapy Month, we’re putting the spotlight on our new Physical Therapist Assistant program manager Sam Coppoletti.

Hawks Receive $10,000 Grant to Welcome Women’s Flag Football to Campus

by Hocking College Contributing Writer

Hocking College will add Women’s Flag Football to its ever-growing athletic department in the 2021-2022 academic year after receiving a $10,000 grant provided by the NJCAA Foundation, NFL FLAG, and RCX Sports. This addition marks the 13th varsity sport offered through the Hocking College Athletic Department.

Hocking College Announces New Cabinetmaking Degree for Fall 2021

by Amanda Grinstead

Hocking College is excited to announce that the Cabinetmaking and Architectural Millwork degree program has been approved by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC). 

Medical Assisting Profession is Booming!

by Tracey A. Maine

Think back to your last trip to the doctor’s office. Do you remember the person who took your vitals and medical history? They were most likely a medical assistant.

Massage Therapy Gets New Program Manager

by Tracey A. Maine

Mari Cox, licensed massage therapist, is the new program manager for Hocking College’s Massage Therapy program.

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