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Central Ohio Technical College Awarded 2024-25 Military Friendly School Silver Status

Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) is proud to announce that we have been designated as a 2024-2025 Military Friendly School by the Military Friendly organization, which is owned and operated through Viqtory. COTC has been awarded a silver status as a small public school, meaning we are within 20% of the 10th-ranked organization. Along with being recognized as a Military …

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Governor DeWine Announces Increase in Ohio Schools Providing Student Prevention Services 

(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Ohio Department of Education and Workforce Director Stephen D. Dackin today announced an increase in the number of schools providing prevention-focused programs, services, and supports. The latest Prevention Services Report outlines this progress from school years 2021-2022 and 2022-2023.   Prevention-focused programs, services, and supports assist students in developing the knowledge and skills to engage in healthy …

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City of Delaware Welcomes Economic Development Director

The City of Delaware has appointed Nic Langford to lead economic development. Langford brings extensive experience leading economic development efforts at the municipal level. He most recently directed economic development for the City of Suffolk, Va., while overseeing tourism and the city’s executive airport. Prior to that, Langford was Redevelopment Director for the City of Clarksville, In., where he handled …

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Illegal Gaming Machines Seized By Ohio Casino Control Commission

NEWARK, OHIO – The Ohio Casino Control Commission(OCCC) served search warrants on twolocations in Licking County on April 24th, 2024 as part of an ongoing investigation into illegalgambling. OCCC Gaming Agents launched an investigation after receiving complaints about abusiness operating illegal slot machines in violation of Ohio law. The Newark Division of Police and the Licking County Sheriff’s Office assisted …

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Central Ohio Technical College Premieres Viewpoint Feature and Launches New Mascot

On Wednesday, April 24, Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) hosted COTC Illuminated, an event which held the exclusive premiere of the Viewpoint television series featuring COTC, as well as the unveiling of the college’s new mascot. TC the Cat with COTC president John M. Berry, PhD. This event was a culmination of efforts put forth by dedicated COTC faculty and …

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