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Published: Thursday, 11/13/2008

Information technology program to draw 3,500

Girls across the state will trade their middle and high school classes for college courses tomorrow to learn about information technology careers.

More than 3,500 girls in grades seven through 10 are expected to participate in the We are IT events being held at more than 18 college campuses in Ohio.

Locally, Owens Community College s campuses in Perrysburg Township and Findlay, Northwest State Community College near Archbold, and Rhodes State College in Lima are participating.

The program includes hands-on activities for girls to learn in fun ways about the high-demand information technology business, a traditionally male-dominated career field.

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