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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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Dr. Larson’s June 2021 Report to the OCC Board of Trustees

June 23, 2021

Return to Campus Update Governor Phil Murphy recently signed legislation and Executive Order 244, ending the state’s public health emergency due to COVID-19. This means that, after more than a year of virtual learning and teaching, of remote interactions and restrictions on gatherings, Ocean County College is now able to move forward with reopening plans. .......
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Ocean County College Expands Cybersecurity Program with New Courses

June 11, 2021

TOMS RIVER — The Ocean County College (OCC) Cybersecurity curriculum has adopted two partner courses for the fall 2021 semester. Each is designed to prepare OCC students for valuable industry certifications. The first is CompTIA’s Security+ (SY0-601) course, which is delivered via their CertMaster Learn™ System and includes lab exercises. It will be complemented by.......
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New Student Enrollment Building to open at Ocean County College

June 3, 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 is scheduled for Thursday, June 24, at 2 p.m. on the campus mall. The new Student Enrollment Building will provide a one-stop-shop for all services related to student enrollment. Home to Enrollment.......
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OCC Celebrates the Class of 2021

June 1, 2021

TOMS RIVER — Members of the Ocean County College community gathered in person Thursday to celebrate the Class of 2021 with commencement ceremonies on the campus’s Gateway Building Mall. During a long year of remote learning, OCC’s faculty, staff, administration and students all gave more than 100 percent, using their creativity and ingenuity to continue.......
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OCC Celebrates Students’ Accomplishments with 54th Commencement Ceremonies

May 26, 2021

TOMS RIVER — Ocean County College is pleased to present its 54th Commencement ceremonies this week — in person — on the Toms River campus Gateway Building Mall as well as live-streamed via go.ocean.edu/graduation Students’ accomplishments will be celebrated today at 5 p.m. with the Awards Ceremony. The Commencement will be held Thursday, May 27,.......
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Dr. Larson’s Report to the OCC Board of Trustees

May 20, 2021

National Nurses Month The month of May has been designated by the American Nurses Association as National Nurses Month to honor the nation’s nurses. The 2021 theme is Nurses Make a Difference. Given the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic during 2020 and into 2021, this recognition is extremely significant this year. In the midst of.......
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OCC’s Pilot Programs in Addictions Counseling Model a New Approach

May 18, 2021

TOMS RIVER — The Addictions Counseling Certificate of Completion program at Ocean County College provides a solid first step for students who want to become a drug and alcohol counselor and provides the mandatory core courses for them to earn their New Jersey credentials. To become a state-certified counselor, students need 270 education hours, all.......
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Ocean County College Meets Employers’ Needs through Workforce and Professional Education

April 22, 2021

TOMS RIVER — Meeting the growing need for allied health professionals is one of the areas in which Ocean County College’s Workforce and Professional Education (WPE) excels. WPE delivers purposeful education in Healthcare, Business & Technology and Education, taught by industry-certified staff and instructors. As the population ages, there is a growing need for staffing.......
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