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The Hocking College Experience

Hocking College President Wins Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Award

by Tim Brunicardi

Hocking College President Dr. Betty Young recently became one of 35 college presidents who received Phi Theta Kappa’s Shirley B. Gordon Award of Distinction. The awards were presented at the annual Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Catalyst 2018 convention held in Kansas City, Missouri on April 19-21.

7 Benefits To Joining Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society

by Tim Brunicardi

Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society (PTK) has been providing students at 2-year colleges with opportunities to earn scholarships, develop their leadership skills, and give back to their respective communities for nearly 100 years.

5 Things To Do Locally For Spring Break

by Tim Brunicardi

Warmer temperatures, rain showers, and the sound of birds chirping can only mean one thing, spring is coming! And while a number of people are celebrating the near ending of winter, others have begun counting down the days until spring break. While some students may be hitting the road to the beach or back to their hometown, others will be staying put. Below is a list of five things to do for those staying local.

Spring Break 2018: 8 Tips To Hotel Safety

by Tim Brunicardi

Of all the rites of passage that go along with being a college student, perhaps none of them compares to experiencing spring break for the very first time. Traditionally, this is a time when students take a vacation from their studies, head to the nearest beach, and share an inexpensive hotel room with their best friends.

Spring Break 2018: Comparing Your Travel Options

by Tim Brunicardi

Are you a college student who is about to experience their first spring break getaway? Have you decided where you want to go, but haven’t made up your mind how you’re going to get there? If so then here are some suggestions to help you decide which mode of travel will work best for you.

10 New Year's Resolutions for Students to Combat Procrastination

by Tim Brunicardi

A new year, a new semester. And it’s easy to start off a new semester with every intention of giving your education your full and undivided attention; however, it’s also hard not to get sidetracked and begin postponing those responsibilities to the point of unintentionally putting your grades at risk.

6 Ways to Stay Motivated in College After a Holiday Break

by Tim Brunicardi

Let’s face it — for many college students the prospect of going back to school after the holidays is anything but inspiring. Although the opportunity to reconnect with friends you haven’t seen for weeks might sound inviting, for others the concept of going from rest and relaxation, back to a syllabus-dominated world filled with schedules, assignments and commitments leaves some feeling somewhat…well, unmotivated.

Do Community Colleges With Dorms Exist?

by Tim Brunicardi

If you recently made the choice to pursue a college education then you deserve to be congratulated for taking this monumental first step towards finding your ideal career. Your choice to go to college has placed you in a position to experience all the advantages that being a college student has to offer.

How To Prepare for Winter Weather in Ohio

by Tim Brunicardi

Winter weather in Ohio is known to be unpredictable. In the months leading in and out of winter, it can be 50 degrees one day and 12 the next. Because of this unpredictability, it's important to always prepare for winter weather.

Christmas in College: Cheap Gift Ideas for Everyone on Your List

by Tim Brunicardi

We all know college isn’t exactly a time when you’re swimming in money and celebrating Christmas in college can be stressful if you can't afford gifts.