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Ocean County College Earns Gold Status as a Military Friendly® School

March 21, 2022

TOMS RIVER, NJ — Ocean County College announced that it has earned the 2022-2023 Military Friendly® School designation with Gold Award status, a recognition of the College’s commitment, effort and success in supporting student veterans. The annual Military Friendly® School list identifies institutions that are setting the standard for military and veteran programs and initiatives........
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OCC Foundation to Hold Annual Scholarship Celebration June 24

March 17, 2022

TOMS RIVER, NJ — The Ocean County College Foundation will host the 2022 Scholarship Celebration on Friday, June 24 at Ocean County College. The open-tent event, featuring a gourmet buffet and a silent auction, will take place at 6 p.m. on the beautiful Campus Mall on the College’s main campus in Toms River. Proceeds from the celebration will support the mission of.......
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Ocean County College Hosts Annual Poetry Festival

March 10, 2022

Celebrate National Poetry Month in April with Ocean County College! The School of Arts and Humanities and the Office of Student Life are hosting OCC’s 21st Annual Poetry Festival, with several exciting events planned to commemorate the annual celebration of poets and poetry. On Tuesday, April 12 at 2:00 p.m., in collaboration with Lehigh University,.......
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Below Deck’s Captain Sandy Comes to OCC on April 11!

March 10, 2022

A Conversation with Captain Sandy! The Ocean County College Foundation’s Blauvelt Speaker Series is presenting an incredible opportunity to hear from Captain Sandy, the renowned superyacht captain and series lead from Bravo’s Emmy Award-winning Below Deck, as she speaks to Ocean County College students on overcoming obstacles, addiction recovery, and her extensive maritime career. Join Captain Sandra Yawn.......
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Ocean County College Wins Prestigious Bellwether Award for Innovation

March 4, 2022

TOMS RIVER — The Bellwether College Consortium has named Ocean County College a winner of the highly-coveted Bellwether Award for its submission entitled Meet Reggie: the AI Chatbot Transforming Ocean County College. This impressive achievement was announced during the 28th Annual Community College Futures Assembly (CCFA) in San Antonio, Texas on March 1. The nationally-recognized Bellwether.......
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Ocean County College Announces No Tuition Increase For 2nd Straight Year

March 1, 2022

TOMS RIVER —For the second year in a row, Ocean County College has announced it will not increase student tuition, maintaining the current tuition rate at $175 per credit for the 2023 academic year. The OCC Board of Trustees voted unanimously to approve the tuition freeze at its monthly meeting on February 24. “We are.......
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Love is in the Air! The TEN Tenors Perform at OCC on April 1

March 1, 2022

TOMS RIVER, NJ — Open your hearts to The TEN Tenors, because “Love is in the Air” at Ocean County College on Friday, April 1! The Ocean County College Foundation and The Jay and Linda Grunin Center for the Arts are partnering to host a benefit concert to support the students of OCC. For one.......
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OCC’s Repertory Theatre Company Presents You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown

February 25, 2022

TOMS RIVER, NJ – Join the Peanuts gang at the Jay & Linda Grunin Center for the Arts as the OCC Repertory Theatre Company presents You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown for two consecutive weekends in March. Through music and vignettes, this charming musical comedy – based on Charles M. Schulz’s famous comic strip –.......
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Dr. Larson’s February 2022 Report to the OCC Board of Trustees

February 24, 2022

Academic Affairs The Adjunct and Lecturer Institutes took place January 19, 2022, and were successfully offered remotely. The Adjunct Institute had 57 adjuncts in attendance, and the Lecturer Institute had 72 participants. Although a majority of the workshops were the same in the morning and evening for both groups, some workshops were specifically designed for.......
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An Evening with Dr. Sanjay Gupta at Ocean County College

February 16, 2022

TOMS RIVER, NJ – The 2022 Blauvelt Speaker Series kicked off in high gear at Ocean County College on February 2 with a visit from Dr. Sanjay Gupta, Emmy-award winning journalist, neurosurgeon, and chief medical correspondent for CNN. The highly-anticipated event began with an informal Q&A session with OCC nursing students, followed by a reception.......
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