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Celebrating World Water Week 2022

by Melinda Casilli

World Water Week is from August 23, 2022, through September 1, 2022. This year's theme is "Seeing the Unseen: The Value of Water." The conference is held in Stockholm, Sweden, but can also be attended virtually this year.  

Short-term Certificates, the First Step to Long-term Career Goals

by Melinda Casilli

Do you want to advance your career but aren't sure where to go for training? Do you want to make a career change? Hocking College offers Short-term Certificates in several areas to help those who need to advance their skills to promote or those who want a new career.

Cooking Up a Career at Hocking College

by Melinda Casilli

Carlee Lehman's ultimate goal is to one day open a restaurant. For her to reach that goal, she knew she needed to learn everything to do with cooking and also about business. Hocking College was the perfect choice for her to develop these skills because the college offers two programs instrumental in opening a restaurant. 

Cannabis Laboratory Program Manager Conducts Industry Research

by Melinda Casilli

Amie Pottmeyer, Program Manager of the Laboratory Sciences - Major in Cannabis Laboratory at Hocking College, has completed cannabis research for a company that sells cannabidiol (CBD) products. In 2020, CBD Health Collection wanted a comparison study on two different CBD-infused coffees to make sure their customers were getting what they paid for. 

Start a New Career TODAY!

by Hocking College Contributing Writer

The School of Workforce Development at Hocking College is pleased to offer Ready-to-Work programming at the Fairfield County Workforce Center for Summer 2022. Students who participate in Ready-to-Work courses gain the skills necessary to apply for entry-level positions in their respective fields.

Hocking College Celebrates Over 300 Graduates at Spring Commencement!

by Hocking College Contributing Writer

Hocking College welcomed over 300 new students into the ranks of Alumni on Saturday morning: May 7, 2022.

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? 

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. 

Welding Student Spotlight: Victoria Householder

by Melinda Casilli

For Victoria Householder, the Advanced Welding Certificate offered at Hocking College was just what she needed to make a change in her life and begin working in a field she has always been passionate about, which for Householder, is cars.

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.

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