United Federal Credit Union begins 2018 scholarship program

United Federal Credit Union will recognize six high school seniors that demonstrate academic excellence and community involvement with scholarships of $1000 each. Entries are due by 5 p.m. local time on March 31, 2018. Applicants must: Be an active Member of United Federal Credit Union; Be a graduating high school senior; Demonstrate a commitment to […]

170 students named to MTC Fall Dean’s List

Marion Technical College announces that 170 full-time students made the 2017 Fall Dean’s List. These outstanding scholars earned at least 3.5 out of a possible 4.0 grade point average. There are 71 students from Marion County who received this academic award. In addition, the list includes 21 students from Morrow County, 14 from Crawford County, […]

Public invited to tour the new MTC Mobile Training Lab

High-tech training is going on the road with Marion Technical College’s new Mobile Training Lab. Local companies and residents are invited to tour this new 40-foot educational tool on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. as a part of the Marion Chamber of Commerce’s Bagels and Business event. The new $500,000 […]

Community Foundation opens 2018 scholarship program

Marion Community Foundation’s 2018 Scholarship Program is now underway for area high school seniors and graduates. The Foundation’s scholarship program, which has grown exponentially since its first award in 2000, now includes 116 funds. Last year, the Foundation’s scholarship funds generated 193 awards – totaling just over $291,000 – for 140 Marion area high school […]

Apprenticeship Ohio grant to help Marion Technical College serve job-seekers and employers

Marion Technical College has been selected for a $47,500 grant to help match workers with small businesses in need of apprentices. The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services grant allows MTC to manage the recordkeeping to relieve the burden on the small businesses. In addition, the grant provides $1,750 per apprentice for up to […]

OhioMeansJobs-Readiness Seal available to Ohio high school grads

Ohio high school students now can earn recognition by showing they are prepared to contribute to the workplace and their communities. The OhioMeansJobs-Readiness Seal is a formal designation students can earn on their high school diplomas and transcripts indicating they have the personal strengths, strong work ethic and professional experience that businesses need. “The 21st […]

State launches new digital resource for preschool learning

Ohio’s parents and educators have a new resource to help little learners ages 3-5 prepare for school and their futures with the INFOhio Early Learning Portal. The easy-to-navigate site contains more than 50 websites and apps chosen and evaluated by educators and librarians with expertise in early learning and literacy. “Our young children are eager […]

Marion Mathematics Challenge awards $18k in scholarships

An estimated 170 area high school students descended on the Marion campus Friday, December 8, 2017 with a chance to win college scholarships and test their academic skills against their peers at the seventh annual Marion Mathematics Challenge. The Ohio State University at Marion and Marion Technical College each awarded $9,000 in scholarships, for a […]

State eyes easing graduation requirements for 2019, 2020 seniors

Ohio’s new test score requirements to graduate from high school could be eased again, under plans gaining traction in the state school board. Statewide requirements that students score well on state tests in order to earn a diploma took effect with the class of 2018, this year’s senior class. But worries about a graduation “apocalypse” […]

MTC employees raise $36,880 for student scholarships

Marion Technical College faculty and staff believe in their students, which they demonstrated with their generous gifts. In one month, employees raised $36,400 for the Marion Technical College Foundation for student scholarships. “Marion Technical College is in the business of changing lives. As we serve many who are the first in their families to attend […]