Grow with Google in 2021

Anthony Hake Uncategorized

“In a digital society, digital rights are civil rights. Access to the internet has changed everything.” Francella Ochillo About four years ago, Google recognized the need to upskill and train a new wave of professionals. To do this, they put together an entire portfolio of free workshops, focusing on business skills, job application and resume building, marketing, management, and as …

United Way VITA – Free Tax Services via Taxslayer

Anthony Hake Uncategorized

There are plenty of options to file your taxes, but unless you know what you are doing it can be plenty intimidating. This is where VITA comes in to help, with experienced volunteer tax professionals to guide you through filing free of charge. At no additional charge, OHC partnered with VITA this year by utilizing our learning lab, participants have …

Oak Hill March Services

Anthony Hake Uncategorized

Raspberry Pi Online We expect our Raspberry Pi program to expand greatly in the foreseeable future, even as the pandemic imposes restrictions – we are making our virtual classes available to any school or group that is interested. It is here students are taught something new every week, and by Week Three they are given their own Raspberry Pi Computer …

Meet the Collaborative – Steve Kristan

Anthony Hake Uncategorized

Who is Steve Kristan? You may already know Steve Kristan, a community icon and advocate for digital awareness. But did you know that Steve Kristan is also passionate about closing the Digital Divide? While working for AT&T, Kristan served on various boards including but not limited to Greater Stark County Urban League, Better Business Bureau, and Old North Church Elder …

Oak Hill February Services

Anthony Hake Uncategorized

Raspberry Pi Online We expect our Raspberry Pi program to expand greatly in the foreseeable future, even as the pandemic imposes restrictions – we are making our virtual classes available to any school or group that is interested. It is here students are taught something new every week, and by Week Three they are given their own Raspberry Pi Computer …

Meet the Collaborative – Emily McHenry

Anthony Hake Uncategorized

Who is Emily McHenry? Emily is an education professional with an M.A in teaching from Walden University and is actively working on an MBA and a Ph.D from YSU and KSU respectively. Needless to say, coupled with this and the passion she embodies as the Director at Mission Services of Goodwill, she is driven to see those around her equipped …

Brimtone – Interview with a “Virtual Band”

Anthony Hake Uncategorized

In times of pandemic, many have picked up old hobbies. Maybe a guitar thats gathered dust, or crafts. However – other than these two, not many can say they’ve taken the time during quarantine to start a virtual band! Who is Brimtone? This is a tricky question, because with this “Virtual Band” there are two sides. The characters that make …

Black History Month and Famous STEM Icons

Anthony Hake Uncategorized

Back in 1969, Black History Month was first proposed by black educators and Black United Students (BUS) at Kent State University. The first actual celebration took place one year later, from January 2nd to February 28th, 1970. It was to be the celebration of achievements by African Americans and during this celebration was the recognition of the role people of …

OHC New Years Resolutions 2021

Anthony Hake Uncategorized

New Years Resolutions 2021 What is traditionally the biggest struggle of January? Sticking to those New Years Resolutions that we all started a couple weeks ago, whether it’s to learn a new skill, lose some recently gained quarantine weight, or even simply making the decision to be a better person to others. For the Collaborative, our New Years Resolution is …

Makerspace Night: Online Edition

Anthony Hake Uncategorized

Makerspace Night: Online Edition In the past we have tried to run Makerspace Night virtually in the form of webinars and presentations. Given feedback, we’ve found that another great way to host this workshop-like event could be an open forum discussion or “hack night” type format via video call. Similar to the way people bring their own projects to the …