NSCC Proud: John Cooper

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.

NSCC Proud: Rick Cole

While Rick Cole was a journeyman maintenance technician with Campbell’s Soup Supply Company, his supervisors saw his talent for business and encouraged him to make a switch. Rick graduated from NSCC’s business management program in 2004. His technical background served him well in the classroom and continues to have a positive impact on his professional life too. He credits the composition, public speaking and accounting classes in particular for helping him as he travels the country serving as a valuable support person for Campbell’s.

Registration is open for Northwest Ohio Small Farm Conference & Trade Show

Calling all beginning and small farmers! Northwest State and OSU Extension Henry County invite you to spend a day networking with peers, attending targeted educational sessions, and learning more about the latest products and services available for small farms. Register for the Northwest Ohio Small Farm Conference & Trade Show by March 1.

Questions? Contact Garth Ruff at 419.592.0806 or ruff.72@osu.edu.

NSCC Proud: Ron Coles

What began as a promise to his mother turned into a lasting partnership that continues to this day. Ron Coles transferred to NSCC from Defiance College to keep his promise and finish his business management studies. After graduating in 1981, Ron has continued to be an ambassador for the College, serving as an adjunct faculty member, working with the NSCC Alumni Association and actively promoting Northwest State to potential students. That dedication was formally recognized in 2001 when Ron received the prestigious Distinguished Alumni Award.


Ag Studies Chair to Speak at Pettisville Ag Night on Feb. 4, 2019

The third meeting of the Pettisville Adult Agriculture Education Night Series will be held on Monday, February 4 at 7 p.m. in the Pettisville Ag Room. There will be two speakers for the evening. 

Gretchen Lee, 2018 Pettisville graduate and current Ohio FFA state secretary, traveled to South Africa for several days in January for an agriculture tour with state officers from around the nation. She will share information from the trip about the agriculture and cultural differences in that country.

Michael Leonard, department chair of agriculture studies at Northwest State Community College, will be sharing what NSCC has to offer in agriculture curriculum. Two majors are in the works for this program.

The meeting is free and open to the public, regardless of school district. Guests should park in the west lot and enter through door #12 on the southwest corner.

Questions? Contact John Poulson at jpoulson@pettisvilleschools.org or 419.446.2705. In the event of inclement weather, a cancellation will be announced on 96.1 WMTR and 103.1 WNDH.

NSCC Proud: Pat Turpening

Ever since high school, Pat Turpening found herself interested in business classes, so it’s no surprise that she chose a business program at NSCC. She graduated with an accounting degree in 1987 and has used various elements of her education to help forge her path. Despite a 25-year break, Pat was able to transfer her credits to the University of Toledo, where she earned her bachelor’s degree. Now, Pat works as the twenty-first century after school program coordinator with the Northwest Ohio Educational Service Center.