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Articulation Agreement to Foster Collaboration between WSCO and OHIO

MARIETTA, OHIO — Washington State College of Ohio (WSCO) has strengthened academic collaboration and fostered innovation in the field of technology by expanding its longstanding articulation agreement with Ohio University. The new pathway supports students who want to pursue a bachelor’s degree in engineering. Washington State students enrolled in the Advanced Manufacturing and Integration Technology (AMIT) program can now earn their associate degree then seamlessly transfer to OHIO and complete the remaining classes for a bachelor’s degree in either Engineering Technology and Management or Project Management. WSCO AMIT Associate Professor Jared Voldness said that the employment outlook for manufacturing has...

WSCO Foundation Celebrates 2024 – 2025 Scholarship Recipients

MARIETTA, OHIO — The Washington State College of Ohio (WSCO) Foundation recently announced its scholarship awards for the 2024-25 academic year. Through support from its donors, the Foundation was able to provide nearly $200,000 in scholarships for 145 students. “At WSCO, we are immensely proud to honor the dedication and promise of our students through the annual scholarship ceremony,” said WSCO Foundation Director Megan Marion. “I am deeply inspired by the transformative impact these scholarships have on the lives of our students and the broader community. Congratulations to all recipients; your hard work and determination embody the spirit of our...

WSCO Announces Transition to Interim President

MARIETTA, OHIO — Following a special session held Monday night, the Washington State College of Ohio (WSCO) Board of Trustees has announced the appointment of Dr. Sarah Parker as the Interim President, effective July 1, 2024. Parker, who currently serves as the Vice President for Academic Affairs, will undertake the interim presidency while continuing to fulfill her responsibilities as the Chief Academic Officer. She joined the Administrative team at WSCO in July 2018, following the retirement of her predecessor, Dr. Mark Nutter. WSCO President Dr. Vicky Wood said, “Sarah understands the valuable role WSCO serves to our local workforce and...

WSCO Announces Commencement Speakers

MARIETTA— Washington State College of Ohio will hold its annual commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 11 at 10 a.m. at the Marietta College Dyson Baudo Recreation Center. The honorable Judge Mark Kerenyi will serve as the commencement speaker and Che\' Venoy will deliver the student address. Mark Kerenyi was born in England in 1966. At the age of 3, he and his family moved to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania where he was among the Fox Chapel High School graduating class of 1984. He attended Slippery Rock University for two years before he decided to withdraw and enlist in the United States Marine...

WSCO Board Accepts President Wood’s Resignation

MARIETTA— On Monday, the Washington State College of Ohio Board of Trustees accepted the resignation of President Dr. Vicky Wood during its regularly scheduled meeting. Wood announced that she has accepted the presidency of Trident Technical College in Charleston, South Carolina. Board Chair Tyler Wilcox said, “The WSCO Board of Trustees appreciates the dedication and service Dr. Wood has provided Washington State. Dr. Wood’s exemplary leadership has garnered well deserved recognition for the college on the local, state, and national levels. While it is unfortunate she is moving on, Washington State is a better institution as a result of her...

WSCO Supports EGCC Students

Earlier this year, when Eastern Gateway Community College (EGCC) was forced to halt enrollment, Washington State College of Ohio (WSCO) stepped forward to be a part of the efforts to support the students who were left to find academic alternatives.
MARIETTA—Earlier this year, when Eastern Gateway Community College (EGCC) was forced to halt enrollment, Washington State College of Ohio (WSCO) stepped forward to be a part of the efforts to support the students who were left to find academic alternatives. Recognizing the improbability of EGCC students being receptive to a 100-plus mile commute to Marietta, Washington State’s Health Information Management Technology Director Christina Manley quickly developed a strategy to support those students who could benefit from her online program. “When I reached out, I wanted to help the students in Eastern Gateway’s HIMT program. My goal was to ensure they...

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