NCSC Making A Safe Start To 2021

20 Dec , 2020  

By 1812Blockhouse

North Central State College is taking a serious and considered start to the new year.

That was made clear in a letter sent to the NCSC Community this past week by President &CEO Dorey Diab. Diab shared the basic plan for restarting classes after the first of the year:

“Starting January 11, we will begin the semester totally online for the first week. All classes will meet online for that first week, and no in-person, on-campus classes will be held until Tuesday, January 19th. More…

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North Central Boosts Scholarship Program

5 Oct , 2020  

Special to 1812Blockhouse

For the first time since the Tuition Freedom Scholarship (TFS) Program began, North Central State College will welcome new incoming scholars for the Spring 2021 Semester that begins on January 11, 2021. Traditionally, TFS scholars were required to begin their studies in the fall.

The TFS program has provided $2.4 million in scholarships to graduating high school seniors since fall 2016. The scholarship covers general tuition up to an associate’s degree for students directly enrolling with College Credit Plus (CCP) or articulated credits. Of the 588 TFS scholars, 191 have already earned a degree or certificate. Further, 109 have transferred to a four-year institution. Thanks to scholarships such as TFS, only 21 percent of post high school students at NC State last year took out a loan. More…

All About Richland

OSUM, NCSC Officially Open New Campus Entrance

6 Aug , 2020  

By 1812Blockhouse

There’s no question that Lexington-Springmill Road is a busy place these days.

The trucks and cars may have created more than one loud roar during Wednesday morning’s ribbon cutting at the new campus entrance sign for the campus of The Ohio State University at Mansfield and North Central State College, but the enthusiasm and excitement were clearly evident.

Richland Area Chamber and Economic Development President Jodie Perry introduced the Facebook Live event, calling the new entrance and sign a “great new front door.” More…

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NCSC’s Diab Elected To Statewide Leadership Role

15 Jul , 2020  

North Central State College President Dr. Dorey Diab has been elected Chair of the Ohio Association of Community Colleges Presidents Council, the group that represents all 23 of the community college presidents throughout Ohio. He replaces Sinclair Community College president Dr. Steve Johnson in that role, who has served as chair over the past two years. In addition to that leadership role, Dr. Diab will also serve as Vice Chair of the organization overall. More…



Come See What North Central State Has To Offer

8 Mar , 2020  

North Central State College will be holding a series of Preview Nights at multiple locations, to give prospective students an opportunity to see what the college has to offer. At each event attendees will have a chance to talk to staff from Admissions, Financial Aid and Student Services. More…


Cranes And Equipment Signal Change At OSU Mansfield/NCSC

31 Jul , 2018  

Visitors to the campus of The Ohio State University at Mansfield and North Central State College this month will undoubtedly notice construction activity in more than one location.

At least two major projects have begun which will provide enhanced facilities as well as a new “look” for OSUM/NCSC’s front door. More…

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Last Week They Were Eighth Graders; This Week, They Are College-Bound

4 Jun , 2018  

Twenty-seven students who just completed eighth grade at Mansfield Middle School embarked on their college careers Wednesday evening.

They are the first group that qualified for Graduate Pathways to Success (GPS), a program that will allow them the opportunity to earn two-year associate degrees from North Central State College at the same time they receive their Mansfield Senior High diplomas. More…

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Statewide Panel Discussion On Education To Include Two From NCSC

20 Feb , 2018  

Ohio has been lowering the cost of course materials for its college students. To celebrate that success, and to talk about what’s next, OhioLINK and the Ohio Department of Education are hosting a panel discussion as part of the activities surrounding Governor Kasich’s 2018 State of the State at Otterbein University, and you’re invited.

Included among the panelists will be Dr. Dorey Diab, President of North Central State College, as well as NCSC Assistant Professor Sara Rollo. More…



OSU, North Central Among Schools Participating In Strong Start To Finish Grant

9 Feb , 2018  

The Ohio Department of Higher Education (ODHE), working in partnership with the Inter-University Council and the Ohio Association of Community Colleges, has been selected to receive a $2.1 million grant from Strong Start to Finish (SSTF) aimed at getting students on successful pathways to college completion while also addressing attainment gaps for historically underserved populations.

ODHE is one of only four entities in the country selected to receive a $2.1 million grant, which will be paid over three years. Strong Start to Finish received 47 letters of interest in the grant opportunity. More…



Earn A Mansfield Senior Diploma And Associates Degree At The Same Time

19 Sep , 2017  

An exciting announcement has been made which can serve to jump start a brilliant future for Mansfield Senior students.

A partnership between Mansfield City Schools and North Central State College will allow students to earn an associate degree with their Senior High diploma – without leaving the high school and without incurring college debt. More…

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North Central State College Welcomes New Leaders

13 Jul , 2017  

Two key employees joined North Central State College on July 5. David Murray has been hired as the Dean of the Liberal Arts Division, and Christine Copper was named Executive Director of the North Central State College Foundation. More…


Ohio Announces Innovation Program Awards; North Central State College Receives Major Funding

10 Jun , 2017  

The Ohio Department of Higher Education has approved $5 million in funding for projects that will enhance the quality of higher education throughout the state while making it more affordable for students by stabilizing or reducing tuition rates at colleges and universities. Schools receiving the funds designed collaborative, innovative projects that support academic achievement and economic efficiencies. The funds will be awarded for projects serving students at the community college and university levels. More…

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NCSC President Completes Seminar In Russia

9 May , 2017  

Dr. Dorey Diab, President of North Central State College, recently completed a two-week Community College Administrators Seminar in Russia as a one of six community college administrators from the United States. Participants were selected by The J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board in Washington D.C. More…


Nursing Scholarship Endowment Presented To NCSC

6 May , 2017  

The honor organization known as 40 & 8 presented North Central State College with a new $25,000 scholarship endowment on Monday. The scholarship endowment will go to a nursing student at NCSC who is a veteran or family member of a veteran. More…



North Central Gains Choose Ohio First Scholarship Funds

21 Feb , 2017  

NCSC has again benefitted from the Choose Ohio First program in the form of scholarship funds. The institution has been awarded $198,392 in funding from the Ohio Board of Regents.

The focus of the scholarship funds will be for so-called STEMM courses (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and Medicine) for the 2017-2018 school year. More…