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Ocean County College Students Named to 2023 New Jersey All-State Academic Team

May 24, 2023

TOMS RIVER, NJ — Ocean County College students Brooke Doering of Toms River and Cynthia Huggins of Brick were among 37 students from New Jersey’s community colleges named to the 2023 New Jersey All-State Academic Team. The students – all members of Phi Theta Kappa, the national honor society for community colleges – were honored.......
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OCC Foundation to Honor Jon H. Larson at Annual Scholarship Celebration June 23

May 16, 2023

TOMS RIVER, NJ — The Ocean County College Foundation will host the 2023 Scholarship Celebration on Friday, June 23 at 6 p.m. on the OCC main campus in Toms River. Tickets and sponsorship opportunities are available now. The annual open-tent event on the college’s Campus Mall is an opportunity for the Foundation to honor extraordinary.......
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Ocean County College 2023 Commencement Week Activities

May 9, 2023

MEDIA INVITATIONOur media partners are cordially invited to attend: Ocean County College 2023 Commencement Week Activities All events will take place on the main campus on College Drive in Toms River, NJ. Tuesday, May 23: Nurses’ Pinning Ceremony 5:00 p.m. |  Gateway Building Lawn Wednesday, May 24: 56th Annual Awards Ceremony 6:00 p.m. |  Grunin.......
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OCC Concert Band Presents ‘The All-American Music Festival’ on May 6

May 1, 2023

TOMS RIVER – The Ocean County College Concert Band presented The All-American Music Festival on Saturday, May 6 2023 at 7 p.m. at The Grunin Center for the Arts, located on the college’s main campus on College Drive. Tickets were $20 adults / $18 seniors / $10 children. Led by conductor Anthony Tafrow, the band.......
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Ocean County College Ranked Among Best Online Community Colleges in NJ

April 26, 2023

Ocean County College is excited to announce that the college has been named in the 2023 Best Online Community Colleges in New Jersey by leading higher education researcher OnlineU. To be considered in the rankings, community colleges must offer primarily associate degrees and certificate programs, have a main campus location within the state, and offer.......
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Dr. Larson’s April 27, 2023 Report to the Board of Trustees

April 26, 2023

Student Presentation – Spark Innovation Lab Computer Studies Lecturers Helga Paggi, Edmond Hong, and Ken Michalek sponsored a work-based learning project for an OCC student group.  During the project, the students worked closely with members of the Spark Innovation Lab located at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst.  The students were required to develop a database of sensitive.......
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The HillBenders Present “WhoGrass” at Grunin Center April 28

April 24, 2023

Award-winning bluegrass meets classic rock in one unique, unforgettable show when The HillBenders present “WhoGrass” at 8 p.m. on Friday, April 28 at The Grunin Center for the Arts. Tickets are $35. “WhoGrass” is a chronological journey of The Who’s legendary catalog through the wood and wire of bluegrass instrumentation. A follow-up to “TOMMY: A.......
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Renowned Pianists to “Battle” on Grunin Center’s Main Stage

April 12, 2023

Prepare for an epic evening of comedy, style, and stunning classical performances when two acclaimed pianists duel for supremacy at The Grunin Center for the Arts at 5 p.m. on April 23. The brainchild of internationally accomplished pianists Andreas Kern and Paul Cibis, the PIANO BATTLE sees the duo go head-to-head on stage, charming and.......
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Ocean County College Hosts Holocaust Remembrance Week Events

April 11, 2023

TOMS RIVER, NJ —The Center for Holocaust, Genocide, and Human Rights Education at Ocean County College will sponsor a week of special events from April 17 to April 20 in observance of Yom HaShoah and the Holocaust Days of Remembrance. All events will be held in the Technology Building (#25) Lecture Hall on the Ocean.......
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Comic Paula Poundstone Performs at Grunin Center on April 13

April 6, 2023

TOMS RIVER, NJ – When legendary standup comedian Paula Poundstone performs at OCC’s Grunin Center next Thursday night, it’s safe to assume the audience can expect a few jokes that are… well, close to home. “I would like to apologize to the Toms River community,” Poundstone said during a recent interview with OCC. While promoting.......
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