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OCC’s Novins Planetarium, reopened, lists August programs

July 23, 2021

TOMS RIVER —The Robert J. Novins Planetarium at Ocean County College is open once again for public, in-person shows, and it has just listed its August schedule. Visit tickets.ocean.edu for a full schedule of events. Laser shows are offered every Friday at 7 p.m. and every Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Choose the music of Pink.......
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Social Justice Series Continues at OCC

July 22, 2021

TOMS RIVER, NJ — Last September, Ocean County College launched what was intended to be a one-year series of interactive events, films and lectures dealing with social justice issues. In spite of the campus closure, events continued virtually, and the programming was so popular, the College will continue its Social Justice Series throughout the coming.......
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Dr. Larson’s July 2021 Report to the OCC Board of Trustees

July 21, 2021

New Jersey Council of County Colleges At the September 20, 2021, meeting of the New Jersey Council of County Colleges, Ocean County College Board of Trustees Chair Carl V. Thulin, Jr., will receive the Trustee Spotlight award during its remote meeting. The Council recognizes and honors community college trustees who have provided trustee leadership to.......
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New Executive and Artistic Director Hired at Ocean County College

July 20, 2021

TOMS RIVER — The Jay and Linda Grunin Center for the Arts and the Robert J. Novins Planetarium at Ocean County College are pleased to announce that Shannon Mayers has been hired as Executive and Artistic Director after a national executive search guided by Arts Consulting Group. Mayers began her new position at OCC on.......
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NJ Symphony Orchestra Presents Free Concert at OCC in August

July 16, 2021

TOMS RIVER — Ocean County College is pleased to host the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra when it performs a free outdoor concert on campus, August 18 at 7:30 p.m., with José Luis Domínguez at the podium. The orchestra has appeared on OCC’s campus twice before, each time drawing rave reviews for its moving performances. This.......
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Fall Events Announced at the Grunin Center for the Arts at OCC

July 13, 2021

TOMS RIVER, NJ — The Jay and Linda Grunin Center for the Arts at Ocean County College is pleased to announce its fall lineup of top-notch events, most of which will be presented in person, beginning in September. Additional information for each event may be found at the links provided below. *Misty Copeland, Sept. 16,.......
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OCC Foundation Holds Successful Scholarship Celebration

July 7, 2021

TOMS RIVER — The annual Scholarship Celebration sponsored by the Ocean County College Foundation was held in person on OCC’s Campus Mall on June 18. More than 220 supporters joined to honor Dr. Henry A. Jackson, Dr. Teresa (Tracy) Walsh and the 200 Club of Ocean County, and raised more than $175,000 to benefit the.......
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OCC’s Repertory Theatre Returns to In-Person Performances

July 1, 2021

TOMS RIVER — The Ocean County College Repertory Theatre Company has announced that it will perform The Fantasticks on The Grunin Center’s Main Stage in August. This romantic show is the longest-running musical in the world. The funny and romantic story features a boy and a girl and their two fathers who try to keep.......
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OCC will launch Men’s Volleyball in Spring 2023

June 30, 2021

Toms River, New Jersey — The Ocean County College Athletics Department has been awarded a grant from the NJCAA Foundation and First Point Volleyball Foundation to launch a men’s volleyball program. The grant will support the addition of men’s volleyball to the Vikings’ sports programs, beginning in the spring of 2023. “We’re very excited to.......
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OCC Officially Opens NEW Student Enrollment Building

June 29, 2021

TOMS RIVER — A 16,000-square-foot contemporary-style building has been completed on the Ocean County College campus in Toms River, and a ribbon-cutting ceremony took place on Thursday, June 24. The new Student Enrollment Building provides a one-stop-shop for all services related to student enrollment: Enrollment Services, Student Advising, Registration and Records, Financial Aid, and technology.......
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