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Rufus Wainwright comes to Grunin Center Main Stage August 23

August 6, 2019

TOMS RIVER, NJ —Rufus Wainwright, one of the great male vocalists, composers, and songwriters of his generation, will present “Oh Solo Wainwright: An Evening with Rufus,” with special guest The Rails, at the Jay and Linda Grunin Center for the Arts at 8:00 pm on Friday, August 23. The Grunin Center is located on the OCC Main.......
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Sail by the Stara at Robert J. Novins Planetarium in August

August 2, 2019

TOMS RIVER, NJ — Visit the Robert J. Novins Planetarium (Bldg #13), on the Ocean County College campus, to enjoy one of the many spectacular shows or special events planned for the month of August! Saturday, August 3 11:30 am   One World One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure 12:30 pm   The Stars From My Backyard 2:00 pm   Secret of the Cardboard Rocket.......
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OCC’S Displaced Homemakers Program can Help You Find Your Way

July 26, 2019

TOMS RIVER, NJ — Have you recently experienced a major life transition from the loss of primary income because of separation, divorce, death, disability, or serious illness? Do you need assistance becoming economically self-sufficient? You may qualify for services from the Displaced Homemakers Program of Ocean County. Ocean County College is the host site for.......
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Scholarships Available for Child Development Associate Course at OCC

July 26, 2019

TOMS RIVER, NJ — The Department of Human Services, Division of Family Development provides scholarships for Child Development Associate training programs, including the one offered via Ocean County College’s Continuing and Professional Education program.   The scholarship deadline for OCC’s Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential Hybrid Course – CEED-375-01 in the CPE course catalog – was recently extended through September.......
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Big Names and Annual Favorites as Seasons Change at Grunin Center

July 26, 2019

TOMS RIVER, NJ — The performance lineup at the Jay and Linda Grunin Center for the Arts is heating up for the end of summer, with a fantastic program for fall and winter as well. Tickets are on sale now!  2019 Show Highlights: Oh Solo Wainwright: An Evening with Rufus, with special guest The Rails Friday, August 23,.......
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Dr. Larson’s Report to the OCC Board of Trustees

July 25, 2019

TO: Members, OCC Board of Trustees FROM: Jon H. Larson, Ph.D. President SUBJECT:Items of Interest for the July 25, 2019, Board Meeting DATE:  July 22, 2019 Academic Affairs School of Nursing and Health Sciences Maryann Martirano, a first-year nursing student, was the recipient of a $1,000 New Jersey State Nurses Association (NJSNA) Scholarship. This is.......
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OCC’S SOUTHERN EDUCATION CENTER HOSTS OPEN HOUSE & ENROLLMENT DAY AUGUST 13

July 19, 2019

MANAHAWKIN, NJ – If you live in the southern part of Ocean County and want to know about the opportunities available to you to attend college, check out the Open House & Enrollment Day at Ocean County College’s Southern Education Center in Manahawkin on Tuesday, August 13. The event will run from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. New, returning, and potential transfer.......
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CHRISTMAS COMES TO NOVINS PLANETARIUM ON SATURDAY, JULY 27

July 19, 2019

TOMS RIVER, NJ — Looking forward to the holidays already? Visit the Robert J. Novins Planetarium (Bldg #13), on the Ocean County College campus, for Christmas in July on the Saturday, July 27! Daytime shows are as follows: 11:00 a.m. Khrumka’s Craft (included with show ticket) 11:30 a.m. Khrumka’s Adventures in the Winter Forest On their way through the fairytale winter forest, little Khrumka.......
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OCC FOUNDATION’S 2019 SCHOLARSHIP CELEBRATION RAISES OVER $200,000

July 3, 2019

What started out in a tent on the lawn at Ocean County College is now one of the institution’s most prestigious events: the Ocean County College Foundation Scholarship Celebration. This year’s event, on Friday, June 14, honored Gale Glendinning Wayman and the Hirair and Anna Hovnanian Foundation – two of the College’s greatest supporters – and.......
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Dr. Larson’s Report to the OCC Board of Trustees

June 26, 2019

TO: Members, OCC Board of Trustees FROM: Jon H. Larson, Ph.D. President SUBJECT: Items of Interest for the June 27, 2019, Board Meeting DATE: June 24, 2019 Sabbatical Leave Report Dr. Ali Botein-Furrevig, Associate Professor of English and Literature and Director of the OCC Center for Holocaust, Genocide, and Human Rights Education, recently completed her.......
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