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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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Dr. Larson’s June 2017 Report to the Board of Trustees

June 1, 2017

Ocean County College Jazz Band The Ocean County College Jazz Band performs regularly on and off campus in such venues as the Grunin Center for the Arts as a warm-up band to professional jazz bands and on its own; the Gateway Building Lecture Hall; the Strand Theatre in Lakewood; the Mancini Hall at the Ocean County.......
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Dr. Larson’s March 2017 Report to the Board of Trustees

March 23, 2017

TO: Members, OCC Board of Trustees FROM: Jon H. Larson, Ph.D. President SUBJECT: Items of Interest for the March 23, 2017, Board Meeting DATE: March 16, 2017 New Jersey Network for School Success New Jersey community college presidents have been invited to attend a meeting and demonstration of the New Jersey Network for School Success.......
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Dr. Larson’s February 2017 Report to the Board of Trustees

February 23, 2017

TO: Members, OCC Board of Trustees FROM: Jon H. Larson, Ph.D.President SUBJECT: Items of Interest for the February 23, 2017, Board Meeting DATE: February 18, 2017 Academic Affairs School of Arts and Humanities The School of Arts and Humanities recently submitted a Title II grant applicationfor its theatre program; Mr. Paul Chalakani, Lecturer II in Communications/Theatre, Mr. Richard Carr, Lecturer II in English/Literature, and.......
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Dr. Larson’s January 2017 Report to the Board of Trustees

January 26, 2017

Commendation The Association for Institutional Research (AIR) is the world’s largest professional organization for institutional researchers.  It provides educational resources, best practices, and professional development opportunities for more than 4,000 members and is committed to building the institutional research capacity of America’s two-year institutions. Ms. Mary Troy, Assistant Director of Institutional Research, was recently nominated for a Data.......
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Dr. Larson’s Colloquium Speech Spring 2017

January 20, 2017

Expanding Our Mission Jon H. Larson President Ocean County College January 20, 2017 “The really great discoveries have been made by men and women who were driven not by the desire to be useful but merely the desire to satisfy their own curiosity.” Abraham Flexner Good morning and welcome to the Spring Semester of our.......
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$50,000 Awarded to Ocean County College Foundation by OceanFirst Foundation to Help Support Student Scholarships

January 13, 2017

The Ocean County College Foundation recently received a grant of $50,000 for student scholarships by OceanFirst Foundation of Toms River. The grant provided 50 scholarships in the fall 2016 semester to full-time freshmen who graduated from high schools in Ocean and Monmouth County. Scholarship recipients received $1,000 awards. Since the inception of OceanFirst Foundation’s scholarship program in 2010, it has generously.......
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Dr. Larson’s December 2016 Report to the Board of Trustees

December 7, 2016

Presentations Mr. Ralph Bertini, Television Production Director, in recognition of his outstanding representation of Ocean County College during the NJCAA Division III National Women’s Soccer Championship as well as for the generosity and professional courtesy extended to a colleague, Mr. Michael Brown, Television Producer/Director for Montgomery College, during the championship games. Ms. Roberta Krantz, Part-Time Director of the Jay and Linda Grunin Center for the Arts, in appreciation of.......
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Grunin Center Wins Two New Jersey Stage Awards!

December 2, 2016

The Jay and Linda Grunin Center for the Arts is pleased to announce that it has received two New Jersey Stage Awards!  This is the first year that the Grunin Center was nominated and subsequently won for these prestigious awards. The Grunin Center received: GOLD for Best Place to See Live Dance Performances; and BRONZE for Best Place to See Emerging.......
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