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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...

WSCO to Host Eclipse Viewing Party

On Monday, April 8, 2024, from 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Washington State will have an eclipse viewing party. The event will be led by WSCO’s astronomy expert and instructor Dr. Dean Hirschi who will explain the phenomenon and educate participants on what to look for and how to view the eclipse safely.
MARIETTA— Washington State College of Ohio invites the community to be a part of an exciting celestial event and experience the upcoming solar eclipse on its campus. On Monday, April 8, 2024, from 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Washington State will have an eclipse viewing party. The event will be led by WSCO’s astronomy expert and instructor Dr. Dean Hirschi who will explain the phenomenon and educate participants on what to look for and how to view the eclipse safely. In parts of the United States, the astronomical phenomenon of a total eclipse will give spectators, for a brief period...

WSCO, WCCC Collaboration Creates Seamless Advanced Manufacturing Pathway for High School Students

Washington State College of Ohio and Washington County Career Center are partnering to create a pathway for students in their process technology programs.
MARIETTA— Two Washington County leaders in education are uniting to give area high school students expanded career opportunities in the field of advanced manufacturing. Washington State College of Ohio and Washington County Career Center are partnering to create a pathway for students in their process technology programs. Beginning this fall, high school students can enroll in the Process Technology program at the career center where they’ll earn a certificate. Once they’ve earned the required credits, students can transfer to Washington State and complete the remaining courses required to earn an associate degree of applied science in industrial technology – process...

WSCO Awards First inCERT Yourself Credentials

WSCO awards the first inCERT Yourself credentials. The first credentials were awarded to students in the Industrial Welding and Maintenance program. Jackson McGrath from Federal Hocking, Germain Christy, Trent Pettit, Jacob Richards, Evan Simons, and Connor Tomlin from Trimble High School, and Ashden Stillion from Meadowbrook High School each received their NIMS Maintenance Operations credentials.
MARIETTA— Washington State College of Ohio recently awarded seven students from three different area high schools the first credentials related to the college’s innovative inCERT Yourself program. InCERT Yourself, a new program the college rolled out at the beginning of the year, is aimed at helping students, who may not have previously considered college as an option, earn a credential that will make them more employable after graduation. These students come to campus one day a week to utilize Washington State’s state-of-the-art labs and equipment to get the hands-on experience and training necessary to earn in-demand industry certification and have...

WSCO Names Dynamic Duo Students of the Month

Steven and Denise Lee are a married couple in the unique position of not only going to Washington State College of Ohio together but pursuing the same degree. The academic dynamic duo credits their success to their ability to encourage and support one another in achieving their dreams. This month they have earned the distinction of being the first couple WSCO has ever recognized as Students of the Month.
MARIETTA— Steven and Denise Lee are a married couple in the unique position of not only going to Washington State College of Ohio together but pursuing the same degree. The academic dynamic duo credits their success to their ability to encourage and support one another in achieving their dreams. This month they have earned the distinction of being the first couple WSCO has ever recognized as Students of the Month. Steven and Denise are in the final weeks of completing their associate degrees in social services, a career path that both chose because of their desire to help people and...

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