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Dr. Larson’s Fall 2014 Colloquium Remarks

August 28, 2014

Fall Colloquium 2014 Charting Our New Course Good morning! Welcome to the Fall Colloquium. It is gratifying to see so many joining us today for a very important kickoff to Ocean County College’s efforts at thinking anew and acting anew in our transforming initiative: Charting Our New Course. Welcome especially to our distinguished guests: Chair of the Board.......
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President’s Report to the OCC Board of Trustees

July 25, 2014

TO: Members, OCC Board of Trustees FROM: Jon H. Larson, Ph.D. President SUBJECT: Items of Interest for the July 25, 2014, Board Meeting DATE: July 22, 2014 Trip Abroad I will be attending the 3rd Universia International Presidents Meeting in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from July 27 to 29. The theme of the meeting is “The University of the 21stCentury: An Insight from Latin America.” Its purpose is.......
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President’s Report to the OCC Board of Trustees

June 23, 2014

TO: Members, OCC Board of Trustees FROM: Jon H. Larson, Ph.D. President SUBJECT: Items of Interest for the June 23, 2014, Board Meeting DATE: June 18, 2014 Instruction e-Learning – The first semester of the e-Learning My Foundations Lab (MFL) Development Education Pilot Program has been completed and assessed. Although the pilot program initially presented.......
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President’s Report to the OCC Board of Trustees

May 27, 2014

TO: Members, OCC Board of Trustees FROM: Jon H. Larson, Ph.D. President SUBJECT: Items of Interest for the May 27, 2014, Board Meeting DATE: May 21, 2014 Academic Affairs The Faculty Center for Excellence, Innovation, and Creativity has been in operation for almost one full academic year. Under the leadership of co-directors Professor Jennifer Dellner.......
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President’s Report to the OCC Board of Trustees

March 24, 2014

TO: Members, OCC Board of Trustees FROM: Jon H. Larson, Ph.D. President SUBJECT: Items of Interest for the March 24, 2014, Board Meeting DATE: March 19, 2014 Phi Theta Kappa The Twenty-Seventh Annual Phi Theta Kappa Middle States Regional Convention was held in Galloway, New Jersey, from March 7 to 9. Nine members of OCC’s.......
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Dr. Larson’s Report to the Board of Trustees

February 24, 2014

e-Learning Partnerships Ocean County College is continuing to deepen the successful partnerships already in place with Kean University and Fairleigh Dickinson University. On February 12, Executive Vice President Sara Winchester, Vice President Jianping Wang, Director of e-Learning Jeff Harmon, and I joined with Mr. Matt Leavy and Ms. Allison King, CEO and Vice President of Pearson eCollege, respectively, to meet with Kean President Dawood Farahi and FDU President Sheldon Drucker and Provost Christopher Capuano. The.......
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Dr. Larson’s Report to the Board of Trustees

January 27, 2014

Administration Building Update In the early morning hours of Saturday, January 4, due to extremely cold weather a pipe burst in the Administration Building, which caused water damage throughout the building. The building was closedfor repairs, and clean-up began immediately. Because we were in a heavy registration period leading up to the start of the spring semester, it was critical that student services continue uninterrupted. Through the diligent efforts of both Facilities and IT staff over the weekend, all student services were up and running in the Technology Building first thing Monday.......
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Dr. Larson’s Spring 2014 Colloquium Remarks

January 21, 2014

Colloquium Spring, 2014 I Have A Dream Welcome, everyone, to Ocean County College’s 2014 Spring Colloquium! It is so wonderful to see all of you again! Thank you for coming. And, thank you, each and every one, for all you have done and will do in this momentous year for this extraordinary institution. 2014 will.......
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Dr. Larson’s Report to the OCC Board of Trustees

December 2, 2013

TO: Members, OCC Board of Trustees FROM: Jon H. Larson, Ph.D.President SUBJECT: Items of Interest for the December 2, 2013, Board Meeting DATE: November 27, 2013 Ocean County College Athletics On Saturday, November 9, the Ocean County College Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Teams competed in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) National Championship Meet hosted by Holyoke Community College in Massachusetts. I.......
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