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  • Edison State Community College values the community that we are a part of—and we value you—as a part of that community! After all, community is our middle name. We are committed to serving the community, not only as your local resource for an affordable, high-quality education, but also as a resource for community-minded events and activities. Our goal is to make it easy for you to locate the information that you may be particularly interested in, as a member of the community.

  • Don't miss a thing!  Find out what is happening at Edison State Community College and learn about upcoming events that are open to the community.

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    Our Workforce Development division is here to help you do just that! Whether you need some advice or some additional training… we've got you covered.

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    Absolutely!  Adult learners are welcome to take a class or two as a hobby or work toward a degree. In fact, forty percent of the students at Edison State Community College are over the age of 25. We are certain that you will find faculty and staff particularly welcoming and helpful to adult learners. 

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    There sure are!  If you are over 60, you can save money on classes! Senior citizens (age 60+) who are Ohio residents can elect to audit courses and pay only general fees and lab fees. In addition, instructional fees are waived! Enrollment is on a space-available basis and you may register one week prior to the starting date of each term.

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    Edison State is a vibrant College providing educational opportunity to anyone who desires it. The Edison Foundation invites our community members to help pave the path to these opportunities. We invite you to join us in supporting Edison State students and their desire for a quality education by making your tax-deductible gift today.

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    Service-learning provides students the opportunity to apply instruction and skills through helping others within the community. If you or your organization has an idea on a service-learning project, we would like to know about it.

    Examples of Direct and Indirect Service-Learning Projects

    • Tutoring other students and adults at all levels
    • Conducting art/music/dance lessons for youth
    • Giving presentations on violence and drug prevention or other topics
    • Helping at a homeless shelter
    • Planning and conducting public forums on topics of interest to the community
    • Restoring historic structures and/or building low-income housing
    • Removing invasive plants and restoring ecosystems in preserve areas for public use
    • Fabricating bicycle racks for downtown business districts
    • Serving on nonprofit boards and other organizations
    • Participating in clean-up projects in the community

    Below are some of the great things Edison State students are doing in our community 

    • Accounting students are offering free tax preparation in conjunction with Partners of Hope
    • Accounting students are calculating votes for the Piqua Community Foundation, Pitch Piqua event (picture) 
    • Nursing students provide covid/flu vaccine clinics on campus
    • Students are participating in Habitat for History at Caesar Creek Pioneer Village, to assist in preserving and restoring the historical village for community education
    • Students are helping to repurpose newspaper disbursement racks, by converting them into “little libraries” for placement in the community

    Have an idea?  Please email the office of Work-Based Learning.