OTC August Student of the Month – Kevin Lowe

Ohio Technical College extends congratulation to our August Student of the Month – Kevin Lowe. Kevin is the third student from DT-231 to be awarded this status. Kevin is a 2013 graduate of Ashland County Career Center where he specialized in automotive training. “Diesel training wasn’t an available option, but I wanted to be knowledgeable

Another OTC Graduate with 8

The new phrase at OTC is “Graduate with 8”. The meaning behind it is for students to get the most of their education and apply themselves to get ASE certified with the goal of achieving eight certifications by graduation. Ohio Tech expect students to achieve a higher level than just that of a basic automotive mechanic

OTC Automotive Program Student wins Student of the Month

Ohio Technical College congratulates Student of the Month Latoya Perry from AT 219. She is the first female of 2014 to be selected as student of the month, and has broken the winning streak of both the Collision Repair training and Diesel training programs of having the most students of the month this year. Perry is

PowerSport Institute Graduate Richard Brant Returns

Richard Brant came to PSI in September, 2011 interested in starting a new career in life as a motorcycle technician. Motorcycles were his passion and we wanted to help make that happen. “I did some research of different motorcycle training schools that I wanted to attend and there was a lot of good feedback from

Ohio Tech Takes 1st Place in Qualifying

Ohio Technical College was victorious at the 3pm qualifying round of the Cuyahoga County Fair’s Demolition Derby, bringing home the 1st place trophy. The car, which was built and custom painted by Ohio Tech Automotive program and Collision Repair training program students, sustained some damage, but nothing serious. The 7pm championship round consisted of 16 cars and

OTC Welcome Next BMW STEP Training Class

Ohio Technical College welcomes the newest BMW STEP training class to campus. Ohio Technical College is home to one of the select few BMW STEP training programs in the country and has been a proud partner of BMW NA since 1999. These students will spend six months of automotive training on advanced BMW vehicles with

OTC Diesel Program Adds More Training Equipment

Ohio Technical College’s Diesel Equipment training program takes delivery of new vehicles. It’s getting crowded in here – in a good way.  OTC has added to their fleet of semi trucks to now include a wider variety of full-sized vehicles for students to train on.  Ohio Technical College started as Ohio Diesel Tech 45 years ago and

OTC Gears up for the 2014 Demolition Derby

2014 will be Ohio Technical College’s third time entering a vehicle in the Cuyahoga County Fair in Berea, Ohio for the demolition derby. This is the world’s largest demolition derby. OTC automotive instructor Carl Shuttenberg is heading up the student derby team this year, and will get his road rage on as the driver of

OTC at the Mid Ohio Pirelli World Challenge

About a dozen students from Ohio Technical College’s High Performance and Racing Program spent the weekend at the Mid Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio working for various teams during the Pirelli World Challenge. Part of the training OTC students receive is the real-world experience, and for many of them who worked in the pits

PSI Attends Polaris Dealer Meeting

PowerSport Institute’s campus director, Bernie Thompson, and V-Twin program education manager, Ron Radeke, attended the 2014 Polaris Dealer Meeting in Minneapolis Minnesota. WOW! What a great show and exciting time for Polaris. PSI attends these shows to meet the dealers and support them with their employment needs. With all the new models and products they have