Who:  The Ohio State University at Lima
Ohio State Lima is an authorized Prometric Testing Center
  May 31, 2002
CED Testing Center, 236 Galvin Hall
Pam Joseph at (419) 995-8284 or Jon Rockhold at (419) 995-8390

For Immediate Release

May 31, 2002

CONTACT: Pam Joseph at (419) 995-8284 or Jon Rockhold at (419) 995-8390

Ohio State Lima is an authorized Prometric Testing Center

The Ohio State University at Lima has qualified as an authorized Prometric Testing Center. Services will be supplied primarily to the technology certification market. The Prometric Computer-Based Testing system automatically scores exams completed on a computer and provides score reports. Anyone can register to take an exam for CompTIA Certifications such as A+ and Network+, as well as exams for Cisco, CIW, Linux, Lotus, Microsoft, NEC, Novell, Sun Education, Symantec and many more.

“As part of our community outreach initiative, we have brought this service to the Lima area for those who need professional certification testing opportunities in the Information Technology arena,” said Rich Dempsey, Coordinator of Continuing Education.

Ohio State Lima offers IT boot camps in A+, Network+, Certified Cisco Network Associate, and other miscellaneous IT courses throughout the year. With the addition of the Prometric Testing Center, participants now can enjoy one-stop training and testing.

For information on the Prometric testing site or the continuing education opportunities at Ohio State Lima, call Diane Miller at (419) 995-8871 or Rich Dempsey at (419) 995-8857.

Prometric, a division of Thomson Learning, is a leading worldwide provider of comprehensive technology-based testing and assessment services. They provide a complete technology-based testing services solution to sponsors and administrators of large-volume tests. Services include test preparation, test results processing, consulting and marketing. In 2001, Prometric delivered over six million exams through a network consisting of over 4,800 computer-based testing services centers, was present in 136 countries, and operated in 33 different languages. Prometric is based in Baltimore, Maryland, with offices worldwide, employing more than 3,000 personnel.

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