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News 2013

News 2013

 

 

 

State Tested Nurse Aid Training Program Offered

Belmont College offers a State Tested Nursing Assistant (STNA) Training Program that meets the education and testing requirements for nursing assistants as required by the Ohio Department of Health.

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New Scholarship Announced at Belmont College

Allegheny Restoration funds new scholarship for Building Preservation/Restoration students.

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Students Hold Holiday Food, Toy Drive for Laid-Off Ormet Workers

Students in the Early Childhood Education program and the Student Government Association (SGA) at Belmont College recently held a holiday food and toy drive at the College to benefit the laid off Ormet workers and their families.

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Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Expo Held at Belmont College

Belmont College, in conjunction with College Tech Prep, hosted a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) Expo for Belmont County 8th grade students on Friday, December 13.

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Board To Hold Special Meeting

A special meeting of the Belmont College Board of Trustees has been called for Tuesday, December, 10, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. in the Boardroom. The purpose of the meeting will be to go into Executive Session for discussion of personnel matters.

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Belmont College Offering Mine Safety Courses

Individuals interested in acquiring federal or state certification in underground mine safety can now register for upcoming courses at Belmont College.

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Belmont College Inducts Honor Society Students

Belmont College is pleased to announce that 16 students were inducted into Beta Theta Mu, Belmont’s chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK), during a special ceremony held at the Main Campus location on November 12.

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Transition Center Working to Assist Displaced Ormet Employees

Belmont College, Monroe County CIC, Ohio Means Jobs, Workforce Investment Board Area #15, and Ohio Valley Employment Resource (OVER) are pleased to announce the opening of the Ormet Transition Center, located at the Black Walnut Center in Woodsfield, Ohio.

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Belmont College Announces Alumni Award Winners

John J. Shannon Distinguished Alumni Award Winners announced at annual Honors Reception.

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Belmont College Holds Heritage Tree and Emeritus Ceremony

In recognition of their dedication and commitment to the College, four individuals were awarded high honors at the October 24 Honors Reception held at Belmont College.

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Belmont College October Board Meeting

Belmont College will hold its monthly Board of Trustees meeting Thursday, October 24, 2013 in the Board Room at the Main Campus in St. Clairsville beginning at 7:00 p.m.

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Belmont College Firefighter Program Offers Fire Prevention Tips to Local Elementary School Students

This week, October 6-12, is Fire Prevention Week and firefighters from the Firefighting program at Belmont College are going the extra mile to educate local elementary students about the basics of fire safety and prevention.

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Belmont College Building Preservation/Restoration Program Presents at Appalachia Heritage Luncheon

Belmont College’s Building Preservation/Restoration (BPR) program was one of ten programs selected to present at the 2nd Annual Appalachia Heritage Luncheon
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Hess Corporation Scholarship Awarded to Belmont College Students

Today, Belmont College officials along with the Hess Corporation, announced the recipients of the Hess Corporation Scholarship.
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Belmont College September Board Meeting

Belmont College will hold its monthly Board of Trustees meeting Thursday, September 26, 2013 in the Board Room at the Main Campus in St. Clairsville beginning at 7:00 p.m.
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Belmont College Student Receives American Association of University Women Scholarship

Belmont College is pleased to announce that Kimberly Frakowski of St. Clairsville, Ohio has been named this year’s recipient of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) Beulah Boyd Scholarship.
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Belmont County 21st Century Grant Partners with Belmont College Nursing Program

The Belmont College Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) program recently received nine iPads through a partnership with the 21st Century Grant and the East Central Ohio Educational Service Center.
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Belmont College Offers State Tested Nurses Aid Classes

State Tested Nurses Aid classes now offered at Belmont College Monroe County location.
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Belmont College Offers STNA Classes

State Tested Nurses Aid classes now offered at Belmont College Harrison County location.

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Belmont College Designated Military Friendly School

Belmont College, is pleased to announce it has been named to the Military Friendly Schools® list. The 2014 Military Friendly Schools® list honors the top 20 percent of colleges,

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Belmont College Awards AEP Scholarship
Belmont College is pleased to announce that second-year student John Toth has received the AEP Scholarship.

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Belmont College Child Development Center Receives Highest Quality Rating
Belmont College is pleased to announce that the Cindy L. Jones Child Development Center has been awarded Three Stars in the Step Up to Quality program from the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, Bureau of Child Care and Development.

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Safety Training for Business and Industry Offered at Belmont College
OSHA, mine safety, oil & gas industry safety training courses offered through the Belmont College Workforce Development and Community Education Department.

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Hess Scholarship Created for Belmont College Students
Hess Corporation will provide multiple scholarships valued at up to $3,000 each to Belmont College students.

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Belmont College Receives Grant to Assist with Training in the Oil and Gas Industry
Belmont College receives $20,000 from Dominion Resources to purchase welding equipment which will be used to train students for work in the oil and gas industry.

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Belmont College Holds Summer Commencement Ceremony
Officials at Belmont College conferred degrees upon a multitude of graduates as part of the College’s 2013 summer graduation ceremony.

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Belmont College Hires Robert Guentter as Director of Workforce & Economic Development

Belmont College is pleased to announce that Mr. Robert Guentter, Jr. has accepted the position of Director of Workforce & Economic Development.

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Belmont College Announces Appointment of Matt Kendall as Executive Director of Human Resources & Organizational Development

Belmont College is pleased to announce that Mr. Matt Kendall has joined the College as Executive Director of Human Resources & Organizational Development.

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Nursing Programs at Belmont College Dedicated to Student Success

A career in nursing has been and continues to be one of the most in demand jobs in the healthcare industry. According to the 2013 US News and World Report, nursing is one of the best career choices and made number two on their list of The Best Jobs of 2013. Between 2010 and 2020, the Bureau of Labor Statistics projects registered nurse employment growth of 26 percent.

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Belmont College Places Emphasis on Experiential Learning

At Belmont College students have opportunities to participate in various types of practical hands-on learning experiences that coincide with their program of study.  These experiences include: clinicals, practicums, co-ops, internships, and/or field experiences that relate to their programs of study.

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Fourth Annual OVAC Kickoff Weekend – Match-Ups and Sites Announced

WHEELING, WV — To celebrate the official start of the 2013 high school football season in the Ohio Valley the 4th Annual “McDonald’s OVAC Kickoff Weekend presented by WTOV9” will take place on Thursday, August 29, and Friday, August 30.

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Belmont College Freezes Tuition for 2013-2014 Year

Belmont College announced today that the College Board of Trustees has approved tuition costs be frozen for the upcoming 2013-2014 academic school year.  This stabilization in tuition goes against the rising trend in tuition increases reported for the 2013-2014 academic year.

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Belmont College Dean’s List Announced

Belmont College Presents Spring 2013 Dean’s List

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Belmont College Offers Transition to College Course for Adults

Belmont College will be offering a transition to college course for adults who want to earn a college degree but are apprehensive about how and where to begin.

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Belmont College Announces Expansion of Business and Information Technology Programs

Belmont College is pleased to announce that three new majors in the Business Management and Information Technology (IT) associate degree programs have been developed.

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Belmont College Foundation Board Hosts Second Annual Thomas R. Dowler Memorial Classic Golf Scramble

With 21 teams participating, the Belmont College Foundation’s Second Annual Thomas R. Dowler Memorial Classic Golf Scramble was deemed a success.

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Belmont College Receives Grant to Educate Baby Boomers

Belmont College Representative Part of National Effort to Retrain Adult Learners Attends National Conference on College Completion

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Belmont College Holds 42nd Commencement Ceremony

Officials at Belmont College conferred degrees upon a multitude of graduates as part of the College’s 2013 graduation ceremony in St. Clairsville, Ohio.

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Belmont College Holds Student Awards Banquet

Belmont College recently hosted their fourth annual student awards banquet on May 7 at the Main Campus location in St. Clairsville, Ohio.  The purpose of the event is to recognize students for academic excellence, student leadership, and scholarship awards.

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Belmont College Announces Commencement Ceremonies

Belmont College will honor graduates at their May 14 and 15, 2013 commencement ceremonies; the commencement services will take place at the Main Campus location in St. Clarsville, Ohio at 7:00 p.m. on both days.

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Belmont College Building Preservation/Restoration Student Association Holds Traditional Building Arts Expo

In celebration of National Historic Preservation Month the Belmont College Building Preservation/Restoration (BPR) Student Association hosted a “Traditional Building Arts Expo” on Friday, May 3, 2013 in the Atrium at the Wheeling Artisan Center located in Downtown Wheeling.

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Belmont College Announces New Scholarship

The Belmont College Foundation is pleased to announce a new college scholarship endowment to provide financial assistance for Belmont College students who are pursuing an associate degree in registered nursing or a certificate in practical nursing.

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Belmont College Students Receive Wheeling Preservation Awards

Belmont College is pleased to announce that students in their Building Preservation/Restoration (BPR) program were recently awarded the annual preservation award from the Friends of Wheeling.

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Library to Gain a Wheelchair Accessible Computer Station

The Foundation for Appalachian Ohio recently presented a grant to Belmont College from the Donald R. Myers Legacy Fund to Support Partnership in Appalachian Ohio for a wheelchair accessible computer station in the Belmont College library.

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Belmont College Students Named All-Ohio Academic Team Members

Each year Belmont College President Dr. Joseph E. Bukowski nominates exceptional students to the All-Ohio Academic Team.  This year Belmont College students Evan Marling and Christine Williams were chosen for this prestigious honor.

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Belmont College Inducts Honor Society Students

Belmont College is pleased to announce that 15 students were inducted into Beta Theta Mu, Belmont’s chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK),

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Belmont College Holds Science & Engineering Day

Main presenter Darryl Baynes performs during Science & Engineering Day.

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Belmont College Building Preservation/Restoration Student Association to Hold Traditional Building Arts Expo

In celebration of National Historic Preservation Month the Belmont College Building Preservation/Restoration (BPR) Student Association will be hosting a “Traditional Building Arts Expo” on Friday, May 3, 2013 in the Atrium at the Wheeling Artisan Center located in Downtown Wheeling from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.

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Belmont College Child Development Center Awarded PNC Foundation Grant to Purchase iPads for Preschoolers

The PNC Foundation, has presented the Belmont College Foundation with a grant in support of the Cindy L. Jones Child Development Center at Belmont College to enable the purchase of 10 iPads that will support and expand financial education for the children in the Preschool and Toddler Program at the Development Center.

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Belmont College April Board Meeting

Belmont College will hold its monthly Board of Trustees meeting Thursday, April 25, 2013 at the Monroe County Senior Center in Woodsfield, Ohio beginning at 7:00 p.m.

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Belmont College and Kent State University Secure Articulation Agreement

An information session regarding recently signed articulation agreements between Belmont College and Kent State University was held at Belmont College on April 17.

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Belmont College to Offer OSHA Training Program

The Workforce Development and Community Education Department at Belmont College will be offering an OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) 10-hour construction industry outreach training program.

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Belmont College and Belmont County Connections Announce New Partnership

Today Belmont College and Belmont County Connections announced a new partnership with the purpose of better serving employees and employers with workforce needs.  This announcement comes in anticipation of changes Governor John Kasich is proposing during this year’s biennial budget process.

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Cultural Pearls to be Held at Belmont College

The history of the Ohio Valley is rich with cultural diversity. The flowing of the Ohio River and its tributaries has served as a major channel for human migration, connecting the Atlantic seaboard, Appalachian Mountains, and the Mississippi Valley.  As a result, a series of cultures made the local area their home, forming families, and creating traditions.

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Belmont College and Belmont County Connections Signing Ceremony

Belmont College and Belmont County Connections will announce a new partnership with the purpose of better serving employees and employers with workforce needs.  This announcement comes in anticipation of changes Governor John Kasich is proposing during this year’s biennial budget process.

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Belmont College Announces Articulation Agreement with Kent State University

Belmont College has entered into an articulation agreement with Kent State University that will benefit both transfer students and the institutions involved.

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Belmont College Boasts Highly Experienced Nursing Faculty

A career in nursing has been and continues to be one of the most in demand jobs in the healthcare industry.  This demand is due in part to an aging population and a wide range of job prospects; therefore long-term job growth is expected to be much faster than the national average.

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Belmont College Holds District Science Fair

Talented local students showcase their science fair projects at the District 16 Science Fair held at Belmont College.

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Belmont College March Board Meeting

Belmont College will hold its monthly Board of Trustees meeting Thursday, March 28, 2013 at the Harrison County Center in Cadiz, Ohio beginning at 7:00 p.m.

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Belmont College Receives National Award

Recently representatives from Belmont College’s Strategic Communications Department traveled to Chicago, Illinois to attend The National Council for Marketing & Public Relations’(NCMPR) annual national conference.

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Belmont College Adjunct Professor Selected to Serve on Editorial Advisory Board

Belmont College is pleased to announce that Adjunct Associate Professor Dr. Darby Copeland has been appointed to the prestigious International Trauma Life Support Core Editorial Advisory Board.

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Aspiring Engineers Test Their Skills at Annual Belmont College TEAMS Competition

Area High School Teams Awarded for their Problem-Solving Skills at Belmont College; Winners Set to Compete at National Level.

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Belmont College Professor Elected to National Board

Building Preservation/Restoration Professor/Program Chair Dave Mertz elected to the Preservation Trades Network Board.

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Belmont College February Board Meeting

Belmont College will hold its monthly Board of Trustees meeting Thursday, February 28, 2013 in the Board Room at the Main Campus in St. Clairsville beginning at 7:00 p.m.

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Belmont College Welcomes Additional Staff

Belmont College is pleased to announce the addition of two new staff members; Ms. Mary Kakascik has been hired as Developmental Education Coordinator and Ms. Courtney Nign has been hired as Enrollment Services Associate.  Their duties began on January 14, 2013.

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Belmont College Highlights Child Development Center

St. Clairsville, OH (February 8, 2013) – Belmont College is pleased to announce that Mrs. Nancy Haynes, Director of Child Care Services, has earned the Aim4Excellence National Director Credential.  She is one of only two individuals in Belmont County with this certification.

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Second Annual Thomas R. Dowler Memorial Classic Golf Scramble

The Belmont College Foundation invites golfers and community members to the First Annual Thomas R. Dowler Memorial Classic Golf Scramble to be held on Monday, May 20, 2013.  The event will take place at the Belmont Hills Country Club (BHCC) in St. Clairsville; lunch and registration will be from 11:00 a.m. – Noon, with a shotgun start at Noon.

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Belmont College Monthly Board Meeting

Belmont College will hold its monthly Board of Trustees meeting Thursday, January 24, 2013 in the Board Room at the Main Campus in St. Clairsville beginning at 7:00 p.m.

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Belmont College Dean’s List Announced

Belmont College is pleased to announce the Dean’s List for the Fall 2012 Semester.

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