THINK Manufacturing: Planning for the Future

Sandusky County Economic Development Corporation (SCEDC) has been working on two main projects that focus on bringing manufacturing jobs to Sandusky County and also close the skills gap. A reshoring initiative was started as a long-term program

What’s Behind the Door?

If you haven’t had a class in it, you may not know what’s behind the door leading into the Skilled Trades Center. After all, the building is the only classroom building not connected to the circle of

Jump Start Your Business Career

Terra State is a great choice for a business education. Almost everyone across the country today is aware of the increasing cost of higher education.  Certainly this awareness has created a new evaluation of the opportunities for

Small Business Development Center

The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network is the premier technical assistance program for Ohio’s small businesses.  The SBDC at Terra State Community College operates through a funding partnership with the Ohio Development Services Agency and U.S.

Terra State Mathematics Professor Garners National Recognition for Work in Ohio

Michelle Younker, Terra State Community College Associate Professor of Mathematics, has been recognized nationally for her work on the Ohio Mathematics Initiative as evidenced by her participation in two prestigious events during the fall of 2015. In

Not So Typical

Today’s college students break stereotypes If you think that most college students are fresh out of high school, young, carefree and living at a university, you’re way behind the times.  Eighty-five percent of college students today don’t

Imagine the Possibilities

Terra State Launches Innovative Workforce Training Program The STEM and Workforce Development Division of Terra State is gearing up to launch a Robotics/Integrated Manufacturing program at the University of Toledo’s Scott Park Campus.  Terra State will be

Hey, Kid, Get a Job! Get a great job in manufacturing

Manufacturing isn’t what it used to be.1 It has become incredibly complex, relying more on technology while technology itself becomes more advanced. One could choose to view this as a dangerous dependence upon technology but why not

Changing Perspectives on the Administrative Professional

Terra State training gives students in the Office Administration Program skills that lead to good jobs. In the beginning of the office, there was the secretary… You know what the stereotypes are; you’ve seen them on TV’s

What difference does a degree in Office Administration make in a person’s life?

Meet Nicole Leeth, a 1994 graduate of Terra Tech’s Medical Secretary Program, as it was named at that time. Her first job in the field was at Firelands Counseling & Recovery in Tiffin, Ohio, as an office

2015 Distinguished Alumni

Three Terra State Community College graduates were recently honored as distinguished alumni by the Terra College Foundation.  Distinguished alumni recognition has been established for the purpose of honoring outstanding alumni who have made contributions to enrich our

Health Information Technology

Karen Faulk knew that finding a school and a program that met her requirements was essential in making her experience enjoyable and successful. She found that at Terra State in the Health Information Technology (HIT) program. “The

Ohio Community Colleges Plan to Collaborate

Northwest State Community College and Terra State Community College to Share Functions By Dr. Jerome Webster  As we know, the State of Ohio continues to seek ways to streamline educational opportunities for our citizens.  In an effort

First in my Family to Attend College

Congratulations on taking that big step towards a rewarding future. We know that being the first to take the leap is always difficult, sometimes overwhelming. You are the first in your family to break down barriers and

Facts and Finds

Technology hasn’t made us all strangers “Are we really all just walking around tapping and tweeting and texting and ignoring our fellow human beings?” asks New York Times Magazine. “Was there a pre-smartphone Eden?” Between 2008 and