Welcome to Glen Oaks Community College


David_DevierThe Glen Oaks Community College vision statement is, “Transforming Lives and Advancing Communities.” To accomplish this vision the College offers a variety of degree and certificate programs to prepare students to enter the workforce directly or transfer to one of the many four-year institutions throughout the region. Either of these broad pathways will add value to your life and the College is dedicated to helping you achieve your educational goals.

Glen Oaks is small enough to provide an enriching environment with the support system to ensure your success. The Faculty is committed to providing the highest quality educational experience whether in the classroom or online. The Support Staff is totally committed to serving your needs and making your Glen Oaks experience fulfilling.

In addition to the educational offerings, the college supports a wide range of co-curricular activities including: Athletics, Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, professional and social clubs, Student Government and more. The campus and facilities are welcoming and beautiful. You will enjoy your time spent on campus with your classmates and friends.

Thank youfor visiting our website and please visit campus to see for yourself the opportunities that await you. We promise to serve your needs and assist you in reaching your goals.

I wish you every success as you seek your education and life goals.

David H. Devier, Ph.D.


David H. Devier is in his 39th year in education. Before coming to Glen Oaks Community College, he served as Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs, Clark State Community College, Springfield, OH; for six years; as Dean/CEO of Clermont College, the University of Cincinnati for five years; as Dean of Industrial and Engineering Technologies, Owens State Community College, Toledo, OH, for five years; and sixteen years as Chair and Professor of the Department of Technology, Ohio Northern University, Ada, OH. Among his many professional accomplishments, is his work with the Higher Learning Commission as a Consultant-Evaluator and serving numerous professional organizations in leadership positions. He has written extensively and presented at numerous state and national conferences.

Dr. Devier holds a BA from Ohio Northern University, a MA from Kent State University, and a Ph.D. from The Ohio State University. He has been married to Patty for 38 years and they have one son, Britton, who is a technology education teacher and football coach.

His many hobbies include classic auto restoration, antique furniture restoration, home renovation, woodworking, photography, and collecting memorabilia related to Ada, Ohio and Ohio Northern University.