Five inducted into MTC Alumni Hall of Fame, new OhioHealth Human Anatomy & Physiology Lab opened

Marion Technical College recently honored five outstanding graduates in the Third Annual Alumni Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. This year’s honorees included: Cynthia Hartman, Class of 1977, Director of Nursing at MTC Nathan Miller, Class of 2008, Operations Manager at the Nielsen Company Jean Obenour, Class of 1985, Owner of Custom Professional Accounting Robin Schelb, […]

Ohio Bills would push schools to start classes after Labor Day

Two bills in the Ohio General Assembly would delay the school year from starting until after Labor Day. Senate Bill 34 and House Bill 549 are nearly identical. They would make state education funding contingent on school districts starting the school year after the September holiday. But the bill would allow schools to opt out […]

Ohio State to cover full cost of tuition for Ohio Pell students at regional campuses

Low- and moderate-income students at Ohio State’s five regional campuses soon will have unprecedented support to cover the cost of their tuition and mandatory fees. Starting in spring 2019, the university will commit up to $3 million a year in additional financial aid to meet the tuition and mandatory fee needs of regional campus students […]

165 students receive scholarships through Marion Community Foundation, $385,000 awarded

From a single $1,000 scholarship to 165 recipients of awards totaling $385,000, Marion Community Foundation’s scholarship program has come a long way in 20 years. And, the scholarship program continues to grow. “We have come a long way since 1999 and there are good reasons for that,” said Dean Jacob, President and CEO. The total […]

United Bank recognizes 10 outstanding Marion County high school seniors

United Bank hosted the Annual Academic Awards Breakfast at the Marion Chamber of Commerce on May 9, 2018. Each year the breakfast is held to honor seniors from each of the county high schools. They are chosen by their administration according to their academic records, extracurricular activities, and overall achievements. Featured guest speaker, Kate Fisher […]

First scholarships from Whirlpool wind turbine project announced

Turning wind power into scholars is what the partnership of Whirlpool Corporation’s Marion Operations and One Energy LLC has accomplished. In 2018, eight local students have been selected by Marion Community Foundation’s scholarship committee to receive the appliance manufacturer’s STEM scholarships. These include: Jason Joehlin, James Lee, Franklyn Lofton, Phillip Nicol, Joshua Niles, Dawson Pike, […]

Nearly 350 graduate from Marion Technical College

A total of 346 students graduated from Marion Technical College on May 12, 2018 with a degree or a certificate at the Marion Palace Theatre. This is the largest number awarded in the last five years and a 10 percent increase over 2017. “These students showed dedication and perseverance to get to their next degree,” […]

Registration open for Camp Canopy, teaches high school students about forestry and wildlife

Registration is open for Camp Canopy, a week-long camp for high school students looking to spend time outdoors and interested in learning more about forestry and wildlife, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). “If you love the outdoors and want to learn more about how trees grow and where wildlife like to […]

Tri-Rivers’ RAMTEC coordinator presents in Washington DC

Tri-Rivers Career Center’s RAMTEC Coordinator/Engineering Technologies Instructor Ritch Ramey was part of a panel that presented Next Generation Robotics and the Future of Work to the Congressional Robotics Caucus Advisory Committee in the Rayburn House Office Building in Washington DC on April 18. Ramey said, “The international race to lead the robotics revolution won’t be […]

OhioHealth donates $100,000 to MTC for Anatomy, Physiology Lab

OhioHealth is donating $100,000 to support the training of future health care workers at Marion Technical College (MTC) in a new, state-of-the-art anatomy and physiology lab. “OhioHealth is proud to support Marion Technical College (MTC) to upgrade the college’s Skills Lab, offering a more comprehensive experience to students there, including the addition of cadavers for […]