Sue Kohl attended NSCC after graduating from high school, then returned years later, changed majors and graduated from the associate degree nursing program in 1992. During her time as a student, she appreciated the wonderful faculty who went the extra mile to help her. Now a nursing instructor herself, Sue is able to provide that experience for today’s students.
Why did Erin choose the RN program at Northwest State? Campus felt like home, the instructors were helpful and there were a lot of ways to get involved. Learn more about our nursing programs.
When Jim Drewes graduated from NSCC with two technical degrees in engineering, he never pictured himself coming back to work for the College. After working in sales and earning a business degree from Defiance College, he came back to Northwest State where he’s now the director of workforce development. Jim sees community college as a great asset, especially for students who are undecided and want to explore their career options.
Like many students, Jim Bellamy’s career path had twists, turns and lessons along the way. After returning to college, he graduated from NSCC with a degree in business management, which sparked a passion for advertising and promotions. Now, he works in the marketing department at Northwest State.
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As a student at NSCC, Carrie Baynes appreciated the positivity and encouragement her instructors brought to the classroom. After graduating in 1997 and spending time in the workforce, Carrie had the opportunity to return to Northwest State, this time as an employee. She encourages students to dive into the college experience, get active on campus and build relationships with faculty, staff and fellow students.
Megan Batt’s journey at Northwest State has come full circle. A graduate who earned degrees in 1998 and 2007, Megan is now the executive assistant to the president at NSCC. She shared her story as part of Matthew Krueger’s senior project for St. John’s Jesuit High School and Academy in Toledo. Matthew completed one of his senior project internships in the NSCC marketing department.
Deputy Mark Glanz and his K-9 partner, Andy, from the Henry County Sheriff’s Office paid a visit to one of our criminal justice classes recently. The duo gave a presentation highlighting different career options in law enforcement. Deputy Glanz, an NSCC graduate, also shared information on his own career pathway.
After a ride-along with a friend who was a sheriff’s deputy, a 26-year-old John Cooper decided to trade in factory life for a new path. John completed the NSCC Law Enforcement Academy and earned a degree in criminal justice in 2007. Now, he’s a school resource officer for Holgate Schools and maintains his patrol duties with the Henry County Sheriff’s office as well. John particularly enjoys the opportunity to work with students, helping to create a safe and positive atmosphere in the schools and the community.