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Pickerington Center

Welcome to Ohio University Pickerington Center!
As an integral part of the Ohio University Lancaster Campus, the Pickerington Center was established to serve the request more infoNorthwest quadrant of Fairfield County and the greater Columbus area. Students choose to attend the Pickerington Center for a number of reasons. Whether you are a recent high school graduate who wants to attend a school close to home or a working adult wanting to complete a degree, the Pickerington Center may be just the place for you!
Students attending the Pickerington Center of the Lancaster Campus can begin their college career with the intent of re-locating to the Lancaster or Athens Campus. Students may complete a limited number of Associates or Bachelor's degrees without leaving the center. The center is also host to a number of graduate degree programs. (For specific information concerning graduate programs, contact University Outreach.) Students attending the Pickerington Center are Lancaster Campus students and can participate in any or all activities, events and athletics at either campus.
Ohio University Pickerington Center is proud to serve this area on behalf of the Lancaster Campus. Stop in and see us. We will be happy to talk with you about reaching your educational goals!
Leigh Atkinson, Ph. D.
Director, Pickerington Center




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Jesse Crook is one of the Ohio University Lancaster | Pickerington Students of the Month for December. Jesse is a Communication Studies major. Jesse is a 4-H Camp Counselor and very involved in the OUL Theatre program.

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Nicole Shipley is one of the Ohio University Lancaster | Pickerington Students of the Month for December. Nicole is a Law Enforcement Technology major and a member of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars. She is also a volunteer for New Lexington girls basketball camps.

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Therion Thacker is an adult, non-traditional student at the Pickerington Center.  He decided to return to school after losing his job due to a manufacturing plant shut down. Thacker is pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science and hopes to eventually work toward a Master’s Degree after re-establishing his career. It has been 14 years since he sat in a classroom, but Thacker is enjoying being back in school.

Mark Nevin

Dr. Mark Nevin, assistant professor of history, went to Tempe, Arizona over the summer. He conducted research on Barry Goldwater's role in Watergate.

Leigh Atkinson

Leigh Atkinson is the director of the Pickerington Center. She has a Ph. D. in higher education from Ohio University. Atkinson is also the chairperson for the National Association of Branch Campus Administrators Conference.

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December 18, 2014
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Ohio University Lancaster’s philanthropic organization “Yarncrafters for Lancaster” gave children in Fairfield County a handmade friend to hold on to this holiday season.

December 17, 2014
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Ohio University Lancaster’s Community and Corporate Learning Center has added two new classes to its computer training line up. For the first time, Advanced Microsoft Word 2010 Level III and Advanced Microsoft Excel Level III are being offered.

December 15, 2014

A new commercial for Ohio University Lancaster | Pickerington tells the story of two graduates who have used their degrees to make their communities better places to live.

December 11, 2014
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Ohio University Lancaster | Pickerington was featured on WBNS Channel 10 in Columbus last night during its 6 p.m. newscast.

December 10, 2014
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Students from Ohio University Lancaster | Pickerington took the lessons they learned during International Education Week and helped the refugee community in central Ohio.

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