Merit Approved

Merit pages celebrate the successes of our students and serve as an online portfolio of achievements. These activities are Merit approved. Students attending them with their OCTC ID will have their attendance recorded in Merit automatically.

August

  • Aug 22-23 - OCTC Student Fest, Advanced Technolgy Center Room 107, 10:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m

  • Aug 30 - Common Read sponsored: "Gloom & Doom: What Does 'Dystopia' Mean Anyway?", presented by Tonya Northenor, Advanced Technology Center Room 107, 12:30 p.m., contact tonya.northenor@kctcs.edu

September

  • Sep 5 - Oak Island Theatre Fall 2017 Auditions, Blandford Hall, 6:30 p.m., contact julia.ledford@kctcs.edu

  • Sep 7 - Informational Meeting over the 2018 & 2019 College Study Abroad Program - "Holocaust in Europe," Advanced Technology Center Room 107, 3:30 p.m. & 5:30 p.m., contact kaye.brown@kctcs.edu

  • Sep 14 - First Time Home Ownership, presented by Greater Owensboro Reality, Advanced Technology Center Room 107, 11-12:15 p.m., contact meredith.skaggs@kctcs.edu

  • Sep 18 - Constitution Day, Advanced Technology Center Room 107, 2:00 p.m., contact matt.alschbach@kctcs.edu

  • Sep 21 - "Learned Helplessness," lecture presented by: Dr. Ed Morris, Advanced Technology Center Room 107, 11:00 a.m., contact meredith.skaggs@kctcs.edu

  • Sep 26 - SGA Sponsored Pizza With the President, Advanced Technology Center Room 107 12:00 p.m., contact karen.miller@kctcs.edu

  • Sep 28 - Phi Theta Kappa sponsored forum: Campus Diversity, Blandford Hall, 6:30 p.m., contact tim.dick@kctcs.edu

  • Sep 28 - OAWAC sponsored lecture: "US Foreign Policy Today," presented by Morton Holbrook III, Advanced Technology Center Room 107, 7:00 p.m., contact marc.maltby@kctcs.edu

October

  • Oct 3 – TRAC Sponsored Transfer College Fair, Advanced Technology Center Room 107, 10 – 2:00 p.m., contact katie.ballard@kctcs.edu

  • Oct 6 - Last Day of The Circle Camera Scavenger Hunt, contact kaye.brown@kctcs.edu or tonya.northenor@kctcs.edu

  • Oct 9 - 12 - TRAC sponsored: Falling for Success study session, L216, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., contact mary.kinney@kctcs.edu (worth one Merit badge)

  • Oct 16 – Common Reading presentation: “You Are What You Post: What your Digital Identity Says About You,” with Dr. Corie Martin, ATC 107, 11:00 a.m., contact kaye.brown@kctcs.edu or tonya.northenor@kctcs.edu 

  • Oct 17-18 - SGA Sponsored Fall Fling, Main Campus, contact ceary.thomas@kctcs.edu (WISE booth is Merit approved)

  • Oct 18 – Global Studies sponsored: “Adventures through Foreign Lands,” with Rodney Newton, ATC 107, 2:15 – 3:15 p.m., contact jim.johnson@kctcs.edu 

  • Oct 24 - Domestic Violence Workshop, Blandford Hall, 11:00 a.m - 12:30 p.m., contact barb.tipmore@kctcs.edu

  • Oct 24 – OAWAC lecture: “NATO’s Yellow Brick Road: The Past, Present, and Future of the Transatlantic Alliance,” Brescia University - Taylor Lecture Hall, 7:00 p.m., contact marc.maltby@kctcs.edu

November

  • Nov 7 – Southeastern Campus Chili Cook-off, Room 241, 11-12:30 p.m., contact cynthia.johnston@kctcs.edu 

    Nov 7 – Common Reading presentation: “Do Humans Have a Right to Privacy?”, presented by Dr. Tim Dick & Dr. Court Lewis, ATC 107, 11:00 a.m., contact kaye.brown@kctcs.edu or tonya.northenor@kctcs.edu

  • Nov 8 - Global Studies sponsored: "My American Dream After Leaving Chile in 1976", presented by Dagoberto Pinto, Advanced Technology Center Room 107, 11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m., contact tammy.rice@kctcs.edu or jim.johnson@kctcs.edu

  • Nov 8-10 Oak Island Theatre Fall 17 production: The Skin of Our Teeth, Blandford Hall, 7:00 p.m., contact julia.ledford@kctcs.edu 

  • Nov 10 – Ready to Work Financial Fitness Conference, ATC 107, 8-3:30 p.m., contact amyf.fogle@kctcs.edu

  • Nov 16 - Fall 17 Common Read Author Visit: Dave Eggers, Blandford Hall, 12:30 p.m., contact kaye.brown@kctcs.edu or tonya.northenor@kctcs.edu

  • Nov 27 - SGA hosts Hanging of the Green, Learning Resource Center, 12:00 p.m., contact ceary.thomas@kctcs.edu 

December

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TRiO Student Support Services Merit Approved

Aug 21, Total Eclipse of the Heart with Lindsey Greer, 1:00 PM, Sign Up

Aug 24, Grit: Power, Passion, and Perseverance with Lindsey Greer, 11:00 AM, Sign Up

Aug 28, Calculator Fundamentals with Connie Booker, 11:30 AM, Sign Up

Sep 6, How to Make Stress Your Friend with Lindsey Greer, 1:00 PM, Sign Up

Sep 7, Soft Skills to Pay the Bills with Mary Bruner, 9:30 AM, Sign Up

Sep 12, Understanding Student Loans with Financial Aid Office, 10:00 AM, Sign Up

Sep 13, Get Rollin’ on a Car Loan with Jim Glenn, 10:00 AM, SIgn Up

Sep 19, Save $ When You Don’t Have Much with Jim Glenn, 2:00 PM, Sign Up

Sep 20, Understanding Student Center in PeopleSoft with Lindsey Greer, 1:00 PM, Sign Up

Sep 21, Gain Control of Your Free Time with Lindsey Greer, 10:30 AM, Sign Up

Sep 25, Steps to Building Your Self Esteem with Barb Tipmore, 11:00 AM, Sign Up

Sep 26, Career Exploration with Katie Ballard, 8:30 AM, Sign Up

Sep 27, MLA “the Write Way” with Mary Bruner, 11:00 AM, Sign Up

Sep 28, Get Rollin’ on a Car Loan with Jim Glenn,  2:00 PM, Sign Up

Oct 2, Save $ When You Don’t Have Much with Jim Glenn, 2:30 PM, Sign Up

Oct 3, Your Body Language May Shape Who You Are with Lindsey Greer, 2:00 PM, Sign Up

Oct 4, Career Exploration with Katie Ballard, 2:00 PM, Sign Up

Oct 17, The Power of Introverts with Lindsey Greer, 2:00 PM, Sign Up

Oct 18, Nature Walk with Micah Perkins, 3:00 PM, Sign Up

Oct 19, Understanding Student Loans with Financial Aid, 2:00 PM, Sign Up

Oct 19, Steps to Building Your Self Esteem with Barb Tipmore, 11:00 AM, Sign Up

Oct 24, Avoiding Plagiarism with Mary Bruner, 1:00 PM, Sign Up

Oct 25, Turning Goals into Reality: How to Stay Motivated with Becky Hodskins, 3:30 PM, Sign Up

Oct 30, Nature Walk with Micah Perkins, 3:00 PM, Sign Up

Nov 2, Everyday Leadership with Lindsey Greer, 11:00 AM, Sign Up

Nov 7, Understanding the Academic Plan with Lindsey Greer, 10:00 AM, Sign Up

Nov 9, Scholarships and How to Apply with Financial Aid Office, 2:00 PM, Sign Up

Nov 14, Turning Goals into Reality: How to Stay Motivated with Becky Hodskins, 3:30 PM, Sign Up

Nov 15, Surprising Science of Happiness with Lindsey Greer, 1:00 PM, Sign Up

Nov 16, Tackling Test Anxiety with Lindsey Greer, 2:00 PM, Sign Up

Nov 28, Inside the Mind of a Master Procrastinator with Lindsey Greer, 2:00 PM, Sign Up

Nov 30, Scholarships and How to Apply with Financial Aid Office, 10:00 AM, Sign Up

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WKU Owensboro Merit Approved

Aug 31 - "The Sociology of the Lost Generation: How Societal Factors Impacted the Creative Works of Ernest Hemingway and his Contemporaries," WKU Owensboro Campus, 7:00 p.m., contact kevin.dorth@wku.edu

Sep 22 - Dynamic Leadership Phase I - Personal Development, Sign Up

Oct 19 - Explore! WKU Owensboro event, WKU Owensboro Campus, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m., contact hannah.thurman@kctcs.edu

Oct 20 - Dynamic Leadership Phase II - Leadership Development, Sign Up

Nov 17 - Dynamic Leadership Phase III - Professional & Career Development, contact, Sign Up