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Glenda Acton

Student at Owensboro Community and Technical College majoring in Administrative Office Technology
Student at Owensboro Community and Technical College
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OCTC 2018 DECEMBER COMMENCEMENT AND HONORS CEREMONY

Owensboro Community & Technical College (OCTC) held a December commencement ceremony to honor graduates from the summer and fall semesters. 396 students from fall and summer were awarded 588 certificates, 103 diplomas, and 320 associate degrees at ...

December, 17 2018 - Verified by Owensboro Community and Technical College
Peer Panel

We believe in learning from each other. Students wo are gettting ready to graduate will share their stories about how they got this far, provide general advice, and inform us on what campus resourc...

November, 14 2018 - Verified by Owensboro Community and Technical College
Peer Panel

We believe in learning from each other. Students wo are gettting ready to graduate will share their stories about how they got this far, provide general advice, and inform us on what campus resour...

November, 08 2018 - Verified by Owensboro Community and Technical College
Financial Literacy: Using Credit Cards Wisely

Do you use credit cards wisely? Make smart choices when you do use a credit card. Learn the best ways to avoid credit card debt. Presented by Mary Bruner

April, 19 2018 - Verified by Owensboro Community and Technical College
TRiO SSS 50th "I Am First"

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of National TRiO Day, OCTC's TRiO Student Support Services provided a panel discussion on what it means to be a first generation student navigating the world ...

March, 05 2018 - Verified by Owensboro Community and Technical College
OCTC/United Way Halloween Event Fall 2017

Students attended and participated in the OCTC/United Way Halloween fundraising event on the Main Campus. This annual event is a just one of the many ways Owensboro Community & Technical College fa...

November, 02 2017 - Verified by Owensboro Community and Technical College
Understanding Car Loans

Buying a car involves a large amount of money. Therefore, the ability to understand and analyze the various financing options is important. Mary Bruner will explain the basics of car financing, inc...

October, 03 2017 - Verified by Owensboro Community and Technical College
Passed the Am I Job Ready? Planning & Organizing assessment

Completed and passed the Planning and Organizing testlet, one of sixteen essential skills assessed by Am I Job Ready? Learn more at https://www.amijobready.com/

August, 28 2017 - Verified by Owensboro Community and Technical College
Passed the Am I Job Ready? Initiative assessment

Completed and passed the Initiative testlet, one of sixteen essential skills assessed by Am I Job Ready? Learn more at https://www.amijobready.com/

August, 28 2017 - Verified by Owensboro Community and Technical College
Passed the Am I Job Ready? Coping with Pressure assessment

Completed and passed the Coping with Pressure testlet, one of sixteen essential skills assessed by Am I Job Ready? Learn more at https://www.amijobready.com/

August, 28 2017 - Verified by Owensboro Community and Technical College
Passed the Am I Job Ready? Analytical Problem Solving assessment

Completed and passed the Analytical Problem Solving testlet, one of sixteen essential skills assessed by Am I Job Ready? Learn more at https://www.amijobready.com/

August, 28 2017 - Verified by Owensboro Community and Technical College
Administrative Office Technology

This student is being recognized for being in the Administrative Office Technology program.

August, 22 2017 - Verified by Owensboro Community and Technical College
Authors Visit: Scott Russell Sanders

On Tuesday, March 21 at 11 a.m., Scott Russell Sanders, author of Owensboro Community and Technical College's Common Reading selection, Earth Works: Selected Essays, read from, and spoke about his ...

April, 27 2017 - Verified by Owensboro Community and Technical College
Wise Women, Wise Choices, Wise Voices

Attended a women's panel discussion titled, "Wise Women, Wise Choices, Wise Voices," hosted by the OCTC WISE Committee. Panelists included Candance Brake, President/CEO of the Greater Owensboro Cha...

March, 27 2017 - Verified by Owensboro Community and Technical College
TRiO: So You Can Sew

Rebecca Thwaites will demonstrate how to sew a plushie -- a soft animal. Participants will leave with a hand-sewn project that they created. Presented on March 27, 2017

March, 27 2017 - Verified by Owensboro Community and Technical College
Kentucky FIRST Tech Challenge Championship Volunteer

Volunteered at the Kentucky FIRST Tech Challenge State Championship on Saturday, February 5, 2017. Over 20 teams participated in the event on OCTC's Main Campus.

February, 08 2017 - Verified by Owensboro Community and Technical College
OCTC Dean's List

OCTC Fall 2016 Dean's List

January, 11 2017 - Verified by Owensboro Community and Technical College
TRiO: Career Exploration

Everyone always asks, "What do you want to be when you grow up?" but sometimes we don't know the answer, even as adults. Katie Ballard from TRAC Central discusses how to explore career opportunitie...

November, 16 2016 - Verified by Owensboro Community and Technical College
TRiO: Research Paper Writing Basics

Are your overwhelmed by the thought of writing a research paper? Learn the right way to tackle it. Presented on November 3, 2016 by Mary Bruner.

November, 07 2016 - Verified by Owensboro Community and Technical College
It's Your Reality Fair

Attended It's Your Reality Fair on OCTC's Main Campus. This event featured community vendors helping students to prepare for life after college.

November, 03 2016 - Verified by Owensboro Community and Technical College
Oak Island Theatre Fall 2016 Production

Attended the Oak Island Theatre Production - Frankenstein 1930.

November, 02 2016 - Verified by Owensboro Community and Technical College
Visit by Fall 2016 Common Reading author, Mary Ann Taylor-Hall

Attended a reading by Mary Ann Taylor-Hall, author of Come & Go Molly Snow - In Blandford Hall on the Main Campus, October 24, 2016.

November, 02 2016 - Verified by Owensboro Community and Technical College
Financial Literacy

Take charge of your finances. Learn how to save money and create a budget. Say "no" to debt! Presented on October 24, 2016 by Mary Bruner

October, 25 2016 - Verified by Owensboro Community and Technical College
Career Exploration with TRAC Central

Student met with a TRAC Central representative to discuss career opportunities that apply to their transfer degree.

October, 25 2016 - Verified by Owensboro Community and Technical College
TRiO Understanding Student Loans

Rebecca Simon explains what students need to know before taking out a student loan. Presented on October 20, 2016

October, 24 2016 - Verified by Owensboro Community and Technical College
TRiO: Healthy Eating

Eating healthy is important but it can get expensive. This workshop will provide tips on how to prepare healthier meals without breaking the bank.

October, 24 2016 - Verified by Owensboro Community and Technical College
Domestic Violence Workshop

Attended the workshop sponsored WISE, OCTC Counseling Center & the Daviess County Attorney's Domestic Violence Task Force.

October, 05 2016 - Verified by Owensboro Community and Technical College
TRiO: Note Taking Tips for Success

Do you try to write down every word that your instructor says during a lecture? Break that habit and learn better ways to take notes for classes. Presented on October 4, 2016

October, 04 2016 - Verified by Owensboro Community and Technical College
Strategies for Effective Time Management

It can seem that we have very little free time because we're juggling a variety of responsibilities. This session will provide a variety of ways to effectively use your time wisely. Presented on S...

September, 28 2016 - Verified by Owensboro Community and Technical College
Soft Skills for Success

Employers want their potential employees to have soft skills. Dr. Meredith Skaggs, Associate Professor of Communication, will explain soft skills and how we develop them.

September, 28 2016 - Verified by Owensboro Community and Technical College
Pizza with the President

Attended a student discussion with OCTC President Dr. Scott Williams. Sponsored by the OCTC Student Government Association (SGA). September 22, on the Main Campus.

September, 23 2016 - Verified by Owensboro Community and Technical College
TRiO: De-stress Nature Walk

Explore the nature area with Micah Perkins from the OCTC Biology Department. Sept. 13, 2016

September, 19 2016 - Verified by Owensboro Community and Technical College
TRiO Workshop: Personality Type

Personality plays a huge role in how we act and approach daily interactions and activities. Learn your type and what is says about you. Presented by Katie Ballard on Sept. 7, 2016

September, 07 2016 - Verified by Owensboro Community and Technical College
TRiO: Study Skills Workshop

Get the most out of your study time by studying smarter and not harder. Learn effective ways to study and become better prepared for tests. Presented on September 1, 2016

September, 02 2016 - Verified by Owensboro Community and Technical College
Student Fest

Students attended Student Fest and were introduced to different campus clubs, organizations, and community organizations at OCTC.

August, 24 2016 - Verified by Owensboro Community and Technical College
"An Evening with Danny Glover" Event
Volunteered as a Greeter: assisted ushers, handed out brochures, and other information as needed.
Student Intern at KY Career Center
November 2017 - Present
Underground Coal Miner at Alliance Coal LLC
Class A Foreman MET certified CPR/ First Aid certified Pre-shifter and Belt walker Assisted on-the-job training of new hires Benevolence Committee member Perfect Attendance Awards - 4 years Safety Awards - 9 years
September 2006 - April 2016
Shipping Dept at Toyotetsu Mid-America
Quality control dept inspecting parts Stamping dept palletizing and inspecting parts Shipping dept fill in shipping clerk, 3rd checker,
June 2004 - September 2006
Quality Assurance Tech at Fields Packing Company
Pulled product from production lines for inspection Fed-ex product to various sales locations Performed and recorded various quality checks
April 2002 - June 2004
Seamerchant Officer at American Commerical Barge LLC
Barge line cook responsible for presentation and quality of meals Ordering and Galley Budget Maintaining and cleaning of industrial equipment Trained in food safety and PONC
September 2000 - April 2002
Machine Operator at Aristokraft Cabinentry
Operator of several presses, CNC routers Shipping dept unloading trains
August 1994 - April 2000

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