The Terra State Advantage [Infographic]

11.8 is the average class size. In contrast, some introductory-level courses at universities are in lecture halls with 150-300 or more students in a class. Smaller class sizes allow for better access to the instructor and also

The Home of Hospitality: Terra State program plays to area strength

Summer is but a fleeting memory of roller coaster rides, ferry boat trips and fishing expeditions, but as always, in a few short months the region will be teeming with tourists. The Lake Erie islands, Cedar Point,

The Community College Advantage

Almost a third of college-bound high school students. Choose community college. “How America Pays for College” 2011 and 2012 Sallie Mae Continue reading

Worked to Death

Thirty-three percent of Americans work more than 40 hours a week and 11 percent work more than 50 hours according to a 2013 Rasmussen survey. Yet a number of studies have demonstrated that consistently working more than

Welding: Lynn Wagner

Lynn Wagner isn’t one to do things the traditional way. And so far, it’s worked out quite nicely for her. Since 2006, she has been employed as a Senior Nuclear Quality Control Inspector by First Energy Corp.

HVAC alumnus: Josh Dennis

Country music star Trisha Yearwood once said, “What’s meant to be will always find a way.”  Terra State graduate Josh Dennis is a living, breathing example of that notion. While attending Lakota High School, Dennis participated in

Your Career Roadmap

A good career doesn’t just happen without a little planning. If you’re in college–or getting ready for college–take this short quiz to see which steps you need to take to prepare for a career that really fits

Terra State and Heidelberg University forge significant transfer agreements in Biology, Environmental Science, Chemistry and Biochemistry

Students in four science areas will have an easier path to transfer between Terra State Community College and Heidelberg University after agreements were recently signed by both institutions. The Pathways to Degree Completion agreements aid Terra State

Make Friends with FAFSA

All students applying to college should know about FAFSA. Also known as the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, everyone—rich, poor, or somewhere in between—should plan to fill out a FAFSA application as part of applying to

What’s the Difference?

A glossary of financial aid terms: • GRANTS are gifts that do not need to be paid back. Grant decisions are based on family income, household size, reported assets, and the number of children in college. The

Colleen Knight, Terra College Foundation Scholarship Winner

As a non-traditional college student, I have already learned lessons from life and put much thought into where I want to be in the future – and how best to get there.  With a family, job and

College Credit Plus a Boost for Area Teens

As a swimmer at Fremont Ross High School, Megan Hawk wasn’t afraid to put in extra work to ensure her success in the pool. It translated into multiple trips to state meets. Hawk’s mindset in the classroom