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Dr. Larson’s April 2015 Report to the Board of Trustees

April 30, 2015

Commendations I am extremely pleased to share with you that Ms. Christine Kitchen, Associate Professor of Anthropology, School of Business, Social Science and Human Services, has been selected as a recipient of the League for Innovation in the Community College’s John and Suanne Roueche Excellence Award.  Professor Kitchen is one of only three faculty members.......
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Dr. Larson’s March 2015 Report to the Board of Trustees

March 30, 2015

TO: Members, OCC Board of Trustees FROM: Jon H. Larson, Ph.D. President SUBJECT: Items of Interest for the March 30, 2015, Board Meeting DATE: March 25, 2015 Student Affairs The 2014-2015 season was remarkable for Ocean County College Men’s Basketball Player Anthony Walker.  On February 16, 2015, Anthony became the sixth person in Ocean County.......
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President’s February 2015 Report to the OCC Board of Trustees

February 23, 2015

Since several presentations were deferred at the January meeting because of an impending snow storm, they are again included in this report. Finance and Administration College-wide enrollment for the current Spring semester is down over 4 percent as compared to last Spring.  A similar downturn was experienced in Fall 2014, which leaves the College with a substantial revenue shortfall this fiscal year.  Immediate.......
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President’s January 2015 Report to the OCC Board of Trustees

January 26, 2015

e-Learning and Enterprise Initiatives e-Learning – Symbolizing a convergence of new initiatives, our e-Learning team will begin rapid expansion of our online foreign language offerings, including ESL, this Spring and on into 2015.  Utilizing the world-renowned Rosetta Stone product as the foundation of our efforts, our foreign language instructors will create these online master courses leading.......
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Dr. Larson’s Colloquium Remarks

January 21, 2015

““Where there is no vision, the people perish.” ” – Proverbs 29:18 Opening music:  Creedence Clearwater Revival – “Up Around the Bend” Everybody!  Put your hands together! Let’s get the juices flowing! All right!  Good morning Ocean County College! Welcome everyone to the Spring Semester, 2015! Our theme for today deals with creativity, vision, and.......
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President’s December 2014 Report to the OCC Board of Trustees

December 8, 2014

Phi Theta Kappa Ocean County College’s Tau Iota Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa continues to be an outstanding student organization.  Phi Theta Kappa is the national honor society for two-year colleges. Its purpose is to recognize and encourage scholarship among two-year college students.  PTK provides the opportunity for the development of leadership, service, scholarship, and fellowship among its members. On Wednesday, December 3, 175 new members were inducted into PTK during a very meaningful ceremony.  To be eligible, these students must have earned.......
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President’s November 2014 Report to the OCC Board of Trustees

November 3, 2014

Charting Our New Course I have invited Dr. Don Norris and Dr. Tim Gilmour, Strategic Initiatives, Inc., who are facilitating our Charting Our New Course initiative, to attend Monday’s meeting to give you a report on the significant progress that is being made by the Guiding Coalition and the Strategic Action Teams toward ensuring Ocean.......
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President’s September 2014 Report to the OCC Board of Trustees

September 22, 2014

Ocean County College Center for Peace, Genocide, and Holocaust Studies I received a letter from the Executive Director of the New Jersey Commission on Holocaust Education, Dr. Paul B. Winkler, congratulating the College’s Center for Peace, Genocide, and Holocaust Studies for the excellent programs offered during 2013-2014for students, educators, survivors, and the community. The core mission of the New Jersey Commission on Holocaust Education is to promote Holocaust education in New.......
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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 July 2014 Report to the OCC Board of Trustees

July 25, 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 to create a collaborative interchange of ideas and insights into higher education to identify ways in which relationships among the Ibero-American universities and other universities can be enhanced as well as to promote the diffusion of knowledge through the Internet. This event is sponsored by Bank Santander.......
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