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.

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. 

A Career that Takes You Places

by Melinda Casilli

How would you like to have multiple job offers after 5 weeks of training, and possibly receive grant money to help pay for it? 

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." 

Career & University Center: Helping Students Reach Their Career Goals

by Melinda Casilli

Terry Koons, Manager for the Career and University Center at Hocking College, is helping current students and recent graduates reach their professional career goals. 

Students Connect with Equine Professionals at the American Collegiate Horsemen’s Association National Convention

by Melinda Casilli

The Hocking College Collegiate Horsemen's Association (CHA) took 13 students to attend the American Collegiate Horsemen's Association (ACHA) National Convention in Ocala, Florida, from April 6 - April 9. 

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.

Partnering with Employers to Build Workforce Development

by Stephanie DiFrancesco

Hocking College is pleased to announce the launch of a new Workforce initiative that bridges the gap between local employers and competent, ready-to-work employees. 

Hocking College Launches Partnership for Tactical Operations Academy

by Breanna Horn

Are you interested in a career in law enforcement, executive protection or private security? Military veteran transitioning to civilian life? Looking to take your current experience to the next level?

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