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Class examines how social media marketing works

The principles of social media class at the University of Akron Wayne College is completing an experiential learning project in partnership with the Central American Medical Outreach.

Career center program has options for students

Last month three new students enrolled into the Wayne County Schools Career Center's new adult cosmetology program.

Career center open house highlights programs available to students

The Wayne County Schools Career Center will host an open house.

Shakes named winner of 2017 NWSA First Book Prize

Nicosia Shakes, assistant professor of Africana studies at the College of Wooster, was selected as the winner of the National Women's Studies Association/University of Illinois Press First Book Prize.

Chippewa senior elected president of BPA

Hailey Miller, a Wayne County Schools Career Center senior from Chippewa High School, has been elected president of the Ohio chapter of the Business Professionals of America.

Community art project encourages participation

Orrville Elementary School students created collaborative art pieces during Character Education Week, and now the community is invited to join the process.

Wayne County team places in FFA contest

Northwestern High School took second in the urban contest at the 65th annual Future Farmers of America contests.

Kindermusik makes its way to Wooster

Alicia Seling is the Kindermusik instructor for the program at Wooster Mennonite Church. The program also will be offered at Local Roots, beginning in January.

Wayne College offering FAFSA workshop

The University of Akron Wayne College will host free FAFSA workshops where representatives will be available to assist with completing the application process.

Career center to offer Seniors Only program

High school students entering their senior year who have completed most of their curriculum requirements and are on track for graduation in January or next May have an opportunity to add to their skills through Ashland County-West Holmes Career Center's new Seniors Only program.

WCSCC hurricane relief is a group effort

Wayne County Schools Career Center and other organizations put together a way to help animals affected by Hurricane Harvey.

Major discovery of royal tomb has strong Wooster ties

A major discovery of a royal tomb, provisionally dated 300-350 AD at the ancient Maya city of Waka' in Northern Guatemala, has direct ties to the College of Wooster.

Science advocate to speak at College of Wooster

Bassam Shakhashiri will make a pair of science presentations as the speaker of the Helen Murray Free Lectures at the College of Wooster.

Board of Developmental Disabilities celebrates 50 years of service

The Wayne County Board of Developmental Disabilities will celebrate 50 years with an open house at the Ida Sue School gymnasium.

COW to host archaeological lecture

R. Scott Moore, professor of history at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, will present “Trade and Commerce on Cyprus in the Roman Period” at the College of Wooster.

Lecture to focus on civil rights in popular culture

Kirt Wilson will present “Confronting America's Racial Paradox: The Civil Rights Movement in Popular Film and Political Imagination" for the Wooster Forum at the College of Wooster.

Constitution Day celebrated at WCSCC

The 230th anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution was celebrated at Wayne County Schools Career Center.

Environmental education grant applications open

The Foundation for Appalachian Ohio's environmental education grant applications are now open. Educators and 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations are invited to apply for the 2017 AEP Access to Environmental Education Mini-Grant program.

University of Akron Wayne College to host Campus Visit Days

The University of Akron Wayne College will host Campus Visit Days.

Psychology professor to speak at Science Cafe

The Wooster Science Cafe will have Bryan Karazsia, dean for curriculum and academic engagement and associate professor of psychology at the College of Wooster.

Lecture addresses settlement in Gaelic Ireland

The College of Wooster will welcome Kieran O'Conor, professor of archaeology at National University of Ireland in Galway, as a part of the Archaeology Lecture Series at Scovel Hall.

Fall classes encourage lifetime learning

Heartland Point has announced its full schedule of fall classes.

Students to sponsor 5K to benefit Whit's End

The sixth-grade class at Northwestern Middle School will sponsor a walk/run race with all proceeds going to Whit's End Community Place.

Wooster band members ask for support

The Wooster High School Music Parents Association will host Tag Day to support the Wooster High School band program.

New vocal director at Triway Junior High and High School

Creston native Lauren Colotto is the new vocal director at Triway Junior High and Triway High School.

Increased interest fills classes at MakerSpace

Schantz MakerSpace classes are open to the community and have seen much growth in the last year.

Scholarships awarded to 5 local women

The Wooster branch of the American Association of University Women has awarded $5,000 in scholarships to five local women.

Career center grad finds employment in airline industry

Chelsea Lyons, a 2017 Wayne County Schools Career Center graduate, gained a job as a customer service agent with Spirit Airlines. She returned to the career center recently as a guest speaker.

Wooster High School's marching band steps into 86th year

Wooster High School's marching band will celebrate its 86th year.

Science Cafe gets new location

The Wooster Science Café, a series of presentations on current science topics of interest by scientists from Northeast Ohio, will commence its fifth season at a new location.

COW grad chosen for prestigious program in NYC

Elizabeth Backman graduated from the College of Wooster in May with a dual major in chemistry and geology and was one of 16 students chosen to participate in the American Museum of Natural History's Master of Arts in Teaching program.

Career Center's orientation set for Aug. 16

Student/Parent Orientation for all Wayne County Schools Career Center high school students is approaching.

Local students make dean's list at COW

The College of Wooster has released its spring semester dean's list.

Last chance to get certified without a test

OSU Extensions of Wayne and Holmes counties have scheduled a last-chance fertilizer applicator certification program at Fisher Auditorium on the OARDC campus in Wooster.

New classes offered at Heartland Point

Heartland Point has announced its schedule for the next set of classes to be offered.

Center for the Arts will offer classes from knitting to pottery

Wayne Center for the Arts will offer classes to appeal to all ages.

Host families sought for exchange students

There are many exchange students representing several nations who are waiting for host families in the United States, and East Central Ohio represents an ideal spot for them to gain an understanding of Middle America.

Bluffton University has announced the dean's list for the spring term

Bluffton University has announced the dean's list for the spring term.

Wee Care receives grant from WCCF

Wee Care Center children have received the benefits of a new freezer and dishwasher booster, thanks to a grant from the Wayne County Community Foundation.

Hart named Student of the Year at WCSCC

Wayne County Schools Career Center seniors were commended for their achievements recently at the 11th annual Senior Recognition Ceremony at Wayne College in Orrville, and Esther Hart from Wooster received Student of the Year.

Kent State Tuscarawas to host open house

Prospective students will have an opportunity to learn more about Kent State University at Tuscarawas at an admissions open house.

Safety Town helps youngsters stay safe while at home and away

This year the Wooster Kiwanis Safety Town will be held at Cornerstone Elementary School.

Local teen builds his own marimba

The upcoming Wayne County Mini Maker Faire, which will be the first for Wayne County, is an opportunity for people like Jon Michel, who made his own marimba with the help of his dad.

Spring is much more than warmer weather

Columnist Herb Broda discusses ways to enjoy spring with all of one's senses.

Lecture to focus on vegetarianism

Tristram McPherson will present a lecture on vegetarianism at the Phi Sigma Tau Honor Society Lecture at the College of Wooster.

Wayne College to host 22nd annual Administrative Professionals Day

The University of Akron Wayne College in Orrville will host its 22nd annual Administrative Professionals Day in the J.M. Smucker Company multipurpose room.

Free lecture to feature noted professor of biology

P. Dee Boersma will present a lecture at the 13th biannual Pelican Lecture at the College of Wooster's Gault Recital Hall of Scheide Music Center.

Wayne County Career Center students advance to nationals

Wayne County Schools Career Center junior early childhood education and care students competed at the Ohio Educators Rising state conference with four students advancing to nationals.

Dalton School benefit with Ernest Byner to speak

Earnest Byner, former Cleveland Browns player, will give a speech at Dalton Elementary School.

Bell Distinguished Lectureship in Law to feature Hiroshi Motomura

Hiroshi Motomura will present at the 20th annual Bell Distinguished Lectureship in Law at the College of Wooster.

Wooster bucking national trend when it comes to international applicants

College of Wooster has received more than 1,000 applications from international students, a record 1,087, which represents a 27 percent increase over the 2016 record number.

Scholarship winners announced

Holmes-Wayne Electric Cooperative Inc. announced the winners of its annual college scholarship competition.

Kingsway offers ‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’

Kingsway Christian School presents their spring musical, which includes many genres of music.

Adult Basic Literacy and Education classes improve outlook for students

The Adult Basic Literacy and Education program is free and offered through the Wayne County Schools Career Center and several other locations.

Wayne College will host 14th annual Writers Workshop

The University of Akron Wayne College invites writers to attend the 14th annual Writers Workshop.

Central Christian School to host open house

Central Christian School's preschool open house is approaching. No reservations are necessary.

Stocking up for the hungry

Wayne County Schools Career Center students collected 11,554 food and nonperishable items for the Ronald McDonald House in Akron and the Wayne County Schools Career Center Food Pantry as part of a SkillsUSA community service project.

Students need dogs to groom

Animal care and management students at the Wayne County Schools Career Center are looking for more dogs to groom at the school during school hours and also will hold a pet sale.

Hidden in Plain Sight presentation to be held at Wooster High School

Parents, adults and other concerned community members are invited to attend a Hidden in Plain Sight presentation, hosted by CIRCLE Coalition, at Wooster High School.

Scenarios practiced through Use of Force Simulator at Citizen’s Police Academy

The Use of Force Simulator is a tool officers use to hone skills used in real-life situations they face on a daily basis. At the Citizen's Police Academy participants of the class were offered an hour training session using the simulator.

Wayne College will host Milkshakes & Majors career-counseling event

The University of Akron Wayne College invites the community to attend Milkshakes & Majors, a free career-counseling event.

Lori Makin-Byrd named Title IX coordinator at the College of Wooster

Lori Makin-Byrd has been named Title IX coordinator and director of sexual violence prevention and response at the College of Wooster.

Expanding Your Horizons Conference motivates girls

The 2017 Expanding Your Horizons Conference will offer fifth- and sixth-grade girls 22 possible hands-on workshops to learn in. Each girl will attend three workshops in small groups of about 10 students.

Kingsway invites community to 25th anniversary celebration

Kingsway Christian School is planning a community celebration to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the school.

John R. Lea vendor fair set for March 18

John R. Lea Middle School will present its vendor fair with more than 50 vendors in attendance. Admission to the event is a donated school supply.

Citizen’s Police Academy tackles sexual predators and drug offenders

The third class session of the Citizen's Police Academy tackled the difficult issues of sexual predators and drug offenders.

10 Wayne County schools participate in Festival of Choirs

The Wooster High School symphonic choir performed at the Festival of Choirs with all 10 Wayne County schools also participating.

Wooster students excel at National Moot Court Tournament

Brianna Schmidt and teammate Dawson Honey earned All-American accolades by placing third in the national brief writing competition at the American Collegiate Moot Court Association National Championship Tournament.

Scholarship opportunities available for Appalachian students

The Foundation for Appalachian Ohio will accept scholarship applications to donor-established funds within FAO.

Alcohol vendor training for on-premise vendors

CIRCLE Coalition will host a Wayne County alcohol vendor training for on-premise vendors.

East Ohio Women in Agriculture Conference registration open

Ohio State University Extension will host the fourth annual East Ohio Women in Agriculture Conference at R.G. Drage Career Technical Center.

48th annual Ruritan Pancake and Sausage Day is March 11

The 48th annual Northwestern Ruritan Pancake and Sausage Day will be served at Northwestern High School.

‘Ancient Farming Practices of the Moundbuilders’ coming to the College of Wooster

DeeAnne Wymer will present "Before the Three Sisters: Ancient Farming Practices of the Moundbuilders" at the College of Wooster.

Wills to present ‘The Origins of Jewish Identity in Ancient World’

Lawrence Wills will present "The Origins of Jewish Identity in Ancient World" at the College of Wooster.

Dalton Local’s kindergarten registration scheduled

Dalton Local School's kindergarten registration for the 2017-18 school year will be at Dalton Elementary School.

Alumnus Elizabeth West Marvin to give music lecture

Elizabeth West Marvin will give a music lecture at Scheide Music Center on the campus of the College of Wooster.

HOSA winners headed to state contest in April

Fifteen Wayne County Schools Career Center students placed at Health Occupations Students of America's skill competitions and have qualified for the state contest.

Central Christian to host its own March Madness event with annual auction

Central Christian School's annual auction will take place with an array of items hitting the auction block. In addition to the funds brought in through the auction, every single dollar of sales will be matched with a $2 matching fund.

Wayne students qualify for state BPA contest

Business Professionals of America held its Region 8 awards ceremony at Grace Church in Wooster with many Wayne County students qualifying for the state contest.

Wayne students do well at Culinary Affair with Pork Cook-Off

The Wayne County Schools Career Center hosted the Culinary Affair with Pork Cook-Off, sponsored by the Northeast Ohio Pork Producers.

Business entrepreneurship students now on the job

Two students who have taken the business entrepreneurship program are now working as co-op students at Schaeffler Academy in Wooster, part of its human resources department.

Speaker will present Changing Climate, Changing Coast at COW

Rob Thieler will present Changing Climate, Changing Coasts at the 36th annual Richard G. Osgood, Jr. Memorial Lecture at the College of Wooster.

Shades of Gold: Wooster’s own a capella group

Shades of Gold at the College of Wooster is a relatively new addition to the campus music scene. The a capella singing group was started in 2013.

James Dicke II to speak at Wilson Lecture in Business Economics

James Dicke II will speak at the James R. Wilson Lecture in Business Economics at the College of Wooster.

Columbia University professor to speak at Wooster

Philip Kitcher will be at the College of Wooster to give a lecture as part of the Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholars Program.

WCSCC seeking nominations for Distinguished Alumni Awards

The Wayne County Schools Career Center is seeking nominations for Distinguished Alumni Awards from area employers, past and present staff, and the community.

Poetry, Prose and Acoustical Jam is in its 25th year at Wayne College

The University of Akron Wayne College will host the 25th annual Poetry, Prose and Acoustical Jam in the Student Life Building.

WCSCC parent-teacher conferences set for Feb. 16

The Wayne County Schools Career Center will have parent-teacher conferences at the school.

Wayne College to host Campus Visit Days

Campus Visit Days at the University of Akron Wayne College in Orrville will be held on two days and is approaching.

Scholarship open to Wayne County women

The Wooster branch of the American Association of University Women is now accepting applications for the 2017 AAUW scholarship program.

Wayne College to host International Festival

This year's International Festival at the University of Akron Wayne College will be in the Student Life Building.

Why is college so expensive?

An estimated 70 percent of college graduates leave school in debt. Local higher education officials point to a few reasons tuition continues to be high.

Wooster Citizen’s Police Academy: Community understanding and connections

The Wooster Citizen's Police Academy is a five-month program that is offered to give community members an opportunity to get a glimpse into the day-to-day reality of what life is like for a police officer.

Central Christian School searches for next superintendent

After completing seven and a half years of service, Gene Miller will retire from the role of superintendent of Central Christian School. The Board of Trustees established the superintendent search committee to oversee the process of hiring an individual for this position.

Upcoming classes include baking bread and flower arranging

Heartland Point has announced its classes for February.

Great Decisions Series will focus on environmental challenges to the global community

Great Decisions Series will focus on the environmental challenges to the global community with five different speakers.

Schools must administer state-funded SAT or ACT this spring

Beginning this spring, all Ohio school districts and community schools must administer a state-funded college and career readiness test to juniors.

Wayne County Schools Career Center offers services to the community

Wayne County Schools Career Center offers many services to the public at a discounted rate, and many departments work with the community to perform pro bono services.

Area students named to fall dean’s list at Eastern Mennonite University

Eastern Mennonite University announced the dean's list for the fall semester with some local students being recognized.

Wayne College pumped about grant

The Wayne County Community Foundation approved a grant to the University of Akron Wayne College from the John Kaylor Memorial Fund.

Exchange Club awards scholarships to students

The Wooster Exchange Club Scholarship winners for 2016 were awarded at a luncheon held at the Wooster Inn.

Pasho earns NSCAA All-America

Central Christian senior forward Kevin Pasho was named a National Soccer Coaches Association of America All-America soccer player.

Essay contest reinforces the responsibility to effect positive change

The Maltz Museum's Stop the Hate essay contest invites students from Wayne and other area counties to participate for a scholarship and cash prizes. The contest also is in need of adult volunteers to read entries.

Waynedale receives sponsorship from pipeline company

Kinder Morgan donated $83,000 to Southeast Local School's athletics and band and choir with some of the funds directed toward upgrades to Waynedale's athletic facilities.

Students honored by American Legion

Two Wayne County Schools Career Center students received certificates and a cash prize from American Legion Post 68 for having the highest Career Center test scores on the American Legion Americanism Test.

Shrock appointed to nursing advisory group

Jacqueline Shrock was recently appointed to the Ohio Board of Nursing's Advisory Group on Nursing Education in Columbus.

Wayne College seeks nominees for distinguished alumni awards

The University of Akron Wayne College Alumni Association is seeking nominations for its 2017 Distinguished Alumni Award.

Zero-Waste Pancake Breakfast fills your belly, not the landfill

The Wooster High School Music Parents Association will hold their Zero-Waste Pancake Breakfast for the third year in a row.

Old-Fashioned Holiday at the Farmhouse set for Dec. 10

The University of Akron Wayne College announced the return of its popular annual community event, Old Fashioned Holiday at the Farmhouse.

WCSCC hosts sophomores and announces open house

More than 990 sophomores from all over Wayne County were scheduled to visit the Career Center on Nov. 17, 18 and 21 to learn about career and technical training in Wayne County.



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