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Dr. Larson’s Fall 2018 Colloquium Remarks

August 30, 2018

Globalizing to Reach Beyond All Limits Colloquium Remarks Fall Semester, 2018 President Jon H. Larson, Ph.D. ” Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” Ralph Waldo Emerson Good morning and welcome to the Fall Semester of 2018, the fifty-fourth year in which Ocean County.......
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Dr. Larson’s August 2018 Report to the OCC Board of Trustees

August 23, 2018

Academic Affairs School of Nursing and Health Sciences A substantive change report was submitted to the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) and New Jersey Board of Nursing in May 2018, informing them of the School of Nursing’s relocation to the Hovnanian Health Sciences Building. A substantive change report is required to assure regulatory.......
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Dr. Larson’s July 2018 Report to the OCC Board of Trustees

July 26, 2018

Instructional Building Ribbon Cutting The ribbon cutting to reopen the renovated Instructional Building will be held following the Board meeting on Thursday, July 26, 2018, at 2 p.m. Tours of the building will be offered after the ceremony. The original Instructional Building, constructed in 1965 as one of the first structures on OCC’s campus, served.......
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Dr. Larson’s June 2018 Report to the OCC Board of Trustees

June 28, 2018

Presentations Ms. Patricia Fenn, Assistant Vice President of Continuing and Professional Education and Workforce Development, has completed her recent sabbatical leave and written a report on her project, “Creating a Formalized Bridge from Alternative Learning and Non-Credit Credentials to Academic Credit to Enhance Enrollment and Career Development for Traditional and Non-Traditional Students.” Ms. Fenn will give.......
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Dr. Larson’s May 2018 Report to the Board of Trustees

May 31, 2018

TO: Members, OCC Board of Trustees FROM: Jon H. Larson, Ph.D. President SUBJECT: Items of Interest for the May 31, 2018, Board Meeting DATE: May 25, 2018 Presentations Ms. Laura Rickards, Director of the Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF) and the Center for Access and Equality (C4AE), and Ms. Megan Miskin, Assistant Director, will be attending Thursday’s meeting to introduce.......
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Dr. Larson’s April 2018 Report to the OCC Board of Trustees

April 27, 2018

Phi Theta Kappa Phi Theta Kappa recently launched a new program, REACH Rewards, designed to recognize and reward Phi Theta Kappa chapters that excel in the area of membership development. Its purpose is to attract as many students as possible to receive the benefits of PTK membership, which include scholarships, increased opportunities for engagement with peers and faculty, and, ultimately, higher rates of completion among members. Ocean County College’s Tau Iota Chapter was recently informed that it has been named a 2017 REACH Chapter; it.......
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$3.75 Million Grant To Benefit Health Sciences At Ocean County College

April 10, 2018

$3.75 Million Grant To Benefit Health Sciences At Ocean County College Hirair and Anna Hovnanian Foundation Benefactors of Education and Health Care TOMS RIVER, NJ – The Ocean County College Foundation recently accepted a $3.75 million grant from The Hirair and Anna Hovnanian Foundation, Inc. The donation will be used to support the College’s health.......
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New Scholarship Established in Name of Late-New Jersey Senator

April 6, 2018

The Senator John F. Russo Scholarship to award Ocean County College students The Ocean County College Foundation has formally established the Senator John F. Russo Scholarship, which celebrates the life and dedication of the late-New Jersey senator to public service and his contributions to integrity in politics, by-partisanship, cultural diversity, civility, and tolerance. The endowment.......
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Dr. Larson’s Spring 2018 Colloquium Speech

January 19, 2018

Spring 2018 Colloquium Advancing the Vision Jon H. Larson President, Ocean County College January 19, 2018 “Ocean County College will be the boldest, most creative, most innovative student-centered college in America and, by pioneering community college education internationally, will be a new prototype for global education.” – OCC Vision Statement, 2018 Good morning and welcome.......
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