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

April 22, 2021

Civic Literacy At the April 16, 2021, Board of Trustees event, A Conversation with the Trustees, a student suggested that the College offer a civics course, and the suggestion seems to imply there is a renewed interest by students in civic knowledge. The College currently offers a series of Political Science courses, such as Introduction.......
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2021 Veteran Champion of the Year in Higher Education awarded to OCC’s Ryan Luurtsema

April 16, 2021

TOMS RIVER — Congratulations to Ryan Luurtsema, assistant director of OCC’s Veteran and Military Resource Center (VMRC) who recently was designated a 2021 Veteran Champion of the Year in Higher Education by VIQTORY. One of only 19 in the country to receive this award, Luurtsema was recognized for his commitment, effort and success in creating.......
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Dr. Larson’s Report to the OCC Board of Trustees

March 25, 2021

I want to begin this month’s report by noting that it was on March 13 last year that the coronavirus caused colleges and universities throughout the nation to move to remote operations. The majority of OCC faculty, staff, and students have been away from the campus for an entire year. I mention this because, again.......
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Dr. Larson’s Report to the OCC Board of Trustees

February 25, 2021

Middle States As part of the Middle States Self-Study process, Dr. Ellie Fogarty, OCC’s Vice President Liaison from Middle States, will be available to meet with College constituency groups on Tuesday, March 9, 2021. This all-day virtual Self-Study visit will allow Dr. Fogarty to learn about the current state of the institution, to provide insight to.......
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Press Release — OCC Delivers through Workforce and Professional Education

February 18, 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. The aging population in the United States has created a demand.......
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Press Release–Ocean County College Freezes Tuition and Fees

January 29, 2021

TOMS RIVER — Ocean County College has announced it will not increase student tuition and fees next year, maintaining costs at their 2021 level — the first New Jersey community college to make such an announcement. Tuition will remain at $175 per credit for the 2022 fiscal year. The College Board of Trustees adopted the.......
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Ocean County Center of Excellence for Veterans Services to be Established at Ocean County College

January 29, 2021

OCC is one of only 12 colleges and universities nationwide to receive a three-year grant from the U.S. Department of Education to establish such a center. TOMS RIVER, NJ — Ocean County College has recently received a $444,130 three-year grant from the U.S. Department of Education to establish a Center of Excellence for Veteran Student.......
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Dr. Larson’s Report to the OCC Board of Trustees

January 27, 2021

Amendments to Board of Trustees Bylaws Amendments to the attached two Board of Trustees Bylaws are being introduced at Thursday’s Board meeting. Following your review, they will be recommended for adoption at the February 25, 2021, Board meeting, in accordance with Policy #1370, Amendments to Bylaws. Bylaw #1120, Mission of the College, is being amended.......
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Dr. Larson’s Spring 2021 Colloquium Remarks

January 21, 2021

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than the ones you did do, so throw off the bowlines, sail away from safe harbor, catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore, Dream, Discover.” – Mark Twain Good morning! Welcome to a new year! Farewell.......
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Dr. Larson’s Report to the OCC Board of Trustees

December 9, 2020

Policy #1365, Public Comments/Conduct at Board of Trustees Meetings New OCC Policy #1365, Public Comments/Conduct at Board meetings, was introduced last month at the November 5, 2020, meeting for trustee review and comment. This policy and its accompanying procedures were developed in compliance with New Jersey regulations that resulted from local government bodies meeting remotely.......
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