COTC/Ohio State Newark Staff Member Receives International Certification

​​NEWARK, Ohio, Oct. 25, 2017 — Newark resident Kim Manno, assistant director of development at the shared campus of Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) and The Ohio State University at Newark (Ohio State Newark), has successfully passed the Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) exam. CFRE International certifies experienced fundraising professionals aspiring to the highest standards of ethics, competence and service to the philanthropic sector. There is a requirement to recertify every three years.

Manno has worked in the Ohio State Newark/COTC Office of Development for the past seven years. She is a graduate of Denison University and Capital University Law School and a member of The Woodlands/New Beginnings Domestic Violence Shelter board of directors.

Barton,Kim_web.jpgCFRE international certification consists of three parts: a written application, a written examination and agreement to uphold a code of ethics and Accountability Standards. Additionally, candidates must meet the following eligibility requirements prior to submitting an exam application: successful completion of academic degrees or continuing education on fundraising topics, demonstrated fundraising experience and professional performance in dollars raised.

Central Ohio Technical College and The Ohio State University at Newark have forged an outstanding array of educational opportunities for the central Ohio region and beyond. This partnership is viewed as a model for higher education in the state of Ohio. At Central Ohio Technical College, students gain hands-on, applicable experience to begin working in the field, or to transfer those credits toward a bachelor's degree program. The Ohio State University at Newark offers an academic environment that’s challenging but supportive with world-renowned professors and access to Ohio State’s more than 200 majors.​