Owens to showcase Academic Programs and Services during Open House, April 21
Area residents are invited to learn about and explore the many educational programs, services and resources available at Owens Community College as the academic institution serves as host to an open house event on Saturday, April 21, 2012.
The event is open to the public and will take place from 12-4 p.m. at various locations on the College’s Toledo-area Campus. Owens is located on Oregon Road in Perrysburg Township.
“Owens Community College is proud to offer a day where community members can learn about and experience our many academic programs and services,” said Cory Stine, Owens Director of Admissions. “The open house is designed for prospective students and families to experience Owens Community College and the many educational opportunities that our academic institution has to offer.”
Owens’ open house event will commence at 12 p.m. with welcoming remarks by Owens Vice President and Provost Dr. Renay Scott and Director of Admissions Cory Stine in the College’s Audio/Visual Classroom Center Rooms 121-128. Following opening comments, individuals are invited meet with representatives and pick up information about such educational services as student orientation, placement testing, admissions and advising. Additionally, Owens Dean of Enrollment Services Betsy Johnson will be providing a presentation on financial aid at 1 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m.
Attendees will also have the opportunity to participate in several hands-on demonstration sessions taking place in the Schools’ of Arts and Sciences, Business, Health Sciences, Nursing, Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, and Technology. The sessions will take place at 1 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. at various locations on the Toledo-area Campus. Owens sessions will occur in many of the College’s state-of-the-art experiential learning classrooms and highlight such topics as blood pressure and blood sugar screenings, automotive diagnostics, accounting, nutrition, security vulnerabilities in various computer operating systems, physics of momentum and energy, techniques of improvisation as an actor/actress, and microbiology and immunology, among other educational topics.
In addition, individuals will have the chance to visit the Offices of Career Services, Disability Services, Student Activities and Oserve, as well as the Child Care Center and the Owens Harvest Food Pantry throughout the open house event.
All attendees are encouraged to visit the check-in and information location at the Audio/Visual Classroom Center entrance upon arrival to the Toledo-area Campus.
For more information, or to register for the open house, call (567) 661-2180 or 1-800-GO-OWENS, Ext. 2180. Or, check out the Owens website at www.owens.edu/openhouse/.