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Dr. Larson’s Report to the Board of Trustees

December 7, 2017

TO: Members, OCC Board of Trustees FROM: Jon H. Larson, Ph.D.President SUBJECT: Items of Interest for the December 7, 2017, Board Meeting DATE: December 1, 2017 Finance and Administration On November 15, 2017, the Ocean County Board of Chosen Freeholders adopted a resolution authorizing the execution of a funding agreement with Ocean County College and the.......
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Dr. Larson’s November 2017 Report to the Board of Trustees

November 2, 2017

TO: Members, OCC Board of Trustees FROM: Jon H. Larson, Ph.D.President SUBJECT: Items of Interest for the November 2, 2017, Board Meeting DATE: October 27, 2017 Sign Language Society Ocean County College’s Sign Language Society, advised by Ms. Kathy Basilotto, Assistant Professor of American Sign Language (ASL), functions as a bridge between American Sign Language students.......
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Dr. Larson’s Report to the Board of Trustees

September 28, 2017

TO: Members, OCC Board of Trustees FROM: Jon H. Larson, Ph.D. President SUBJECT: Items of Interest for the September 28, 2017, Board Meeting DATE: September 22, 2017 Ocean County College Military History Institute The OCC Military History Institute now has a formal presence on campus, having opened the last week in May in the Library. Former History Associate Professor.......
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Dr. Jon H. Larson’s Fall 2017 Colloquium Remarks: A New Era of Innovation

August 31, 2017

“America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.” – Abraham Lincoln Welcome to the Fall Semester of our fifty-second year! Thank you, Dr. Clay, for opening our program in your customary elegant style. We have many things to discuss in today’s.......
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Dr. Larson’s Report to the Board of Trustees

August 23, 2017

TO: Members, OCC Board of Trustees FROM: Jon H. Larson, Ph.D.President SUBJECT: Items of Interest for the August 24, 2017, Board Meeting DATE: August 21, 2017 Fall 2017 Colloquium The Fall 2017 Colloquium will begin at 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, August 31, 2017, with a continental breakfast, followed by my State-of-the-College address at 9:00 a.m. The.......
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$5,000 Awarded To Grunin Center At Ocean County College

June 30, 2017

The Jay and Linda Grunin Center for the Arts at Ocean County College received a grant of $5,000 by OceanFirst Bank of Toms River. The grant monies will be used for student scholarships of the full stage performance of the children’s opera Brundibar. As part of the County Basie Theatre Performing Arts Academy, Eli Villanueva, Los Angeles Opera Director,.......
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Dr. Larson’s June 2017 Report to the Board of Trustees

June 28, 2017

College Academy at Lacey Ocean County College and Lacey Township High School began a partnership in 2014 as part of the Jump Start Program wherein Lacey juniors and seniors had the opportunity to register for up to 18 OCC credits. That partnership has evolved into the College Academy at Lacey. Beginning in fall 2017, Lacey.......
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Ocean County College Receives National Endowment For The Arts Grant

June 16, 2017

Grant to support the Beyond the Classroom Stories of Service Toms River, NJ – Ocean County College (OCC) has been awarded a $10,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) to support the Beyond the Classroom Stories of Service. The purpose of the Beyond the Classroom series is to engage both OCC students and members of the.......
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$8M Donation To Bring Ocean County Vocational Technical School Performing Arts Academy To Ocean County College Campus

June 15, 2017

Local Donors Jay and Linda Grunin Benefactors of the Arts in Ocean County TOMS RIVER, NJ – During Ocean County College’s 50th Annual Commencement Ceremony on Thursday, May 25, 2017, Dr. Jon H. Larson, OCC President, announced an $8 million donation to the College. The donation, a gift from The Jay and Linda Grunin Foundation will help construct a.......
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Ocean County College Receives Multiple Grants And Donations To Support Storycorps And The Telling Project In Ocean County

June 9, 2017

Ocean County College was recently awarded a number of grants and donations to support the much anticipated Beyond the Classroom Stories of Service. The purpose of the Beyond the Classroom series is to engage both OCC students and members of the community on important topics in a safe environment that explores the human spirit. Ocean County College’s Repertory Theatre.......
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