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Owensboro Community and Technical College
Maximilian Montessori Academy

TRiO Workshop: What to Know about Insurance

Students received a general overview of the five most common types of insurance: homeowner, renter, automobile, medical, and life.

March, 22 2021 - Verified by Owensboro Community and Technical College
TRiO: Taking Notes Like a Rockstar

Taking good notes is an important part of academic success in college, no matter what degree a student is pursuing. This workshop will demonstrate various ways to take notes. Additionally, those wh...

March, 15 2021 - Verified by Owensboro Community and Technical College
Purple Briefcase Overview and Sign-up Event

An Experiential Learning Center Success Coach led students through an introduction to the Purple Briefcase Career Platform. Students were coached through the set up of their personal profile and gi...

February, 10 2021 - Verified by Owensboro Community and Technical College
Virtual Cultural Trip

Although travel is not an option currently, come with us on a virtual exploration of Yellowstone National Park and Hawaii.

December, 01 2020 - Verified by Owensboro Community and Technical College
TRiO Workshop: Emotional Health

Our emotions not only affect our mental health but our physical health as well. This workshop discusses the cycles of emotions, the dangers of suppressing emotions, and mindful strategies to regula...

November, 06 2020 - Verified by Owensboro Community and Technical College
TRiO Workshop: History of Pumpkin Carving

Students learned the history of creating jack-o'-lanterns. Then they used their creativity to carve their own pumpkins.

November, 02 2020 - Verified by Owensboro Community and Technical College
TRiO Workshop: Communication Skills

Having good communication skills is even more important now that many classes are remote. Students will learn effective email communication strategies.

October, 28 2020 - Verified by Owensboro Community and Technical College
TRiO's Fall Orientation with Guest Speaker Jaydee Graham

Guest speaker Jaydee Graham will motivate students to persevere and to find their voice as she shares her personal experience with drug abuse and relationship abuse.

September, 22 2020 - Verified by Owensboro Community and Technical College
TRiO Workshop: Stretch Your Dollars at the Grocery Store

Students will learn strategies to help them save money while grocery shopping,including avoiding shopping while hungry, planning meals ahead of time based on sale items, and looking at cost per unit.

September, 21 2020 - Verified by Owensboro Community and Technical College
TRiO Time Management Workshop

Staying organized can help a person maintain a clear picture of what needs to be completed and when. Participants were given an academic planner to assist them in trying to use their time productiv...

September, 17 2020 - Verified by Owensboro Community and Technical College
TRiO Bonfire and Scary College Stories

At our annual bonfire, we shared scary college stories, explaining what could happen if students don't meet with an advisor or choose not to listen to advice on what courses to take, the horrors of...

December, 03 2019 - Verified by Owensboro Community and Technical College
TRiO Peer Panel

TRiO members who will be graduating soon shared their personal stories on how they were successful, informing attendees what resources they took advantage of and providing ecouragment to other TRiO...

December, 03 2019 - Verified by Owensboro Community and Technical College
Creating a Vision Board

Students created a vision board that displays what they value and what their goals are in areas such as relationships, career and finances, home, travel, personal growth, and health. The purpose o...

October, 21 2019 - Verified by Owensboro Community and Technical College
Paint Me Happy

Participants were able to relax, unwind, and be creative with a painting session.

October, 01 2019 - Verified by Owensboro Community and Technical College
Time Management

Managing one's time is not as easy as it sounds. A day planner can be an essential tool because it allows a place to keep short-term and long-term schedules. Learning to effectively use a planner c...

September, 10 2019 - Verified by Owensboro Community and Technical College
TRiO Fall 2019 Orientation and Faculty Panel

Members heard from a panel of faculty members about faculty expectations, the importance of being engaged in class, and how to self-advocate. Following the panel, members heard from Becky Hodskins ...

September, 10 2019 - Verified by Owensboro Community and Technical College
Fall Fiesta

Students received valuable information regarding available semester activities and events and also academic resources, such as an advising syllabus and a college lingo handout. Additionally, virtu...

August, 26 2019 - Verified by Owensboro Community and Technical College
TRiO Workshop: Learned Helplessness and How to Overcome It

Research on "learned helplessness" shows that when people feel like they have no control over what happens, they tend to simply give up and accept their fate. Don't fall into that trap! Dr. Ed Morr...

November, 14 2018 - Verified by Owensboro Community and Technical College
Finding Hidden Treasures through Scholarships

Rosa Richards from Financial Aid will explain the process to apply for available scholarships.

November, 08 2018 - Verified by Owensboro Community and Technical College
2018 OCTC Transfer Fair

Attended the 4-Year College and University Transfer Fair sponsored by TRAC Central on the Main Campus, October 2, 2018. Representatives from over twelve different universities and colleges spoke wi...

November, 06 2018 - Verified by Owensboro Community and Technical College
Completed the Am I Job Ready? Career Strengths Assessment

Completed the Am I Job Ready? Career Strengths assessment to discover how each student's personality and strengths impact her or his ideal career fit. To learn more, visit https://www.amijobready....

November, 05 2018 - Verified by Owensboro Community and Technical College
For the Love of Money

Students will learn five steps to take to be better savers and will be introduced to two online resources to help them budget their money.

October, 24 2018 - Verified by Owensboro Community and Technical College
OCTC Fall Fling 2018

Students attended the Student Government Association's Fall Fling held on OCTC's Main Campus. Fling is an event held each semester to help raise money for student clubs and organizations, as well a...

October, 11 2018 - Verified by Owensboro Community and Technical College
OCTC's Student Government Association's Pizza with the President

Students attended a pizza luncheon with OCTC President Dr. Scott Williams, hosted by the Student Government Association. Dr. Williams discussed the many resources available to students and updated ...

September, 27 2018 - Verified by Owensboro Community and Technical College
UofL Transfer Visit

Met with UofL transfer rep. about transferring, applying, scholarships, etc.

September, 11 2018 - Verified by Owensboro Community and Technical College
Owensboro Multicultural Festival

Students attended Owensboro's 20th Multicultural Festival, an event that celebrates diversity in the community and all over the world.

August, 30 2018 - Verified by Owensboro Community and Technical College
WKU Transfer Visit

Met with WKU transfer rep. about transferring to Western, applying, scholarships, etc.

February, 13 2018 - Verified by Owensboro Community and Technical College
Kadie Boone was recognized for enrolling
I am now enrolled at OCTC and am on my way to a successful career as a nurse practitioner.
Fall 2018 - Added by Kadie
Kadie Boone was recognized for graduating
I finally graduated high school and moving on to the next phase of my life.
Spring 2018 - Added by Kadie
Cashier/Sales Associate at Bigg K (Kmart)

I would run registers and detail the clothing, shoe, jewelry, bath, home, and make-up departments.

October 2016 - June 2017

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