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   Edison State
Discover Shelby County Ohio
 Apprentice Xavier Wise, employee of Mama Rosa’s wires an industrial motor start project from a blue print.
“Committed to creating a sustained, significant impact in the region.”
 With so much to offer and ongoing processes that assure consistent quality, Edison State Community College is committed to creating a sustained, significant impact in the region.
Edison State offers nearly 40 associate degree programs and over 70 short-term technical certificate and certificate programs, a broad range of baccalaureate transfer programs, developmental coursework, and continuing education offerings
designed to result in university transfer, career advancement, and workforce development.
The main campus located in Piqua, Ohio, sits on a 131-acre rural plain among agricultural fields and educational institutions. In 2018,
the college began the latest campus construction, a $2.5 million 5,200 square-foot addition to the West Hall entrance. The new Robinson Student Career Center will include areas for career counseling, veteran’s services, access to Ohio Means Jobs, and
interview rooms, providing the nearly 4,000 Edison students with ongoing career-building opportunities through internships, work-study experiences, and job interviews.
“This new phase in the growth of Edison State represents a focus of outreach to the community, particularly our business partners,” said Edison State President Dr. Doreen Larson.
In addition to growth occurring at the main campus, a thriving campus in Greenville is home to the more

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