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Bring Your Valentine to Novins Planetarium at OCC

January 24, 2020

TOMS RIVER, NJ —The Robert J. Novins Planetarium, located in the heart of Ocean County College, offers a number of sky shows, laser shows, and special events throughout February, including two adult shows on Valentine’s Day, and a Valentine’s Day version of PJ Night for kids. Saturday, February 1 11:30 a.m. One World, One Sky: Big.......
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National Geographic Live and the Grunin Center for the Arts Announce Astronaut and National Geographic Author Terry Virts in Toms River, New Jersey

January 24, 2020

Tickets for “View from Above” with Terry Virts on sale now. TOMS RIVER (January 24, 2020) — National Geographic Live, National Geographic’s touring speaker series, and the Jay and Linda Grunin Center for the Arts at Ocean County College are proud to announce “View from Above” with Terry Virts, a celebrated NASA astronaut and National Geographic author. Virts will share.......
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Dr. Larson’s Report to the OCC Board of Trustees

January 23, 2020

TO: Members, OCC Board of Trustees FROM:  Jon H. Larson, Ph.D., President SUBJECT: Items of Interest for the January 23, 2020, Board Meeting DATE: January 17, 2020 Spring 2020 Colloquium On Friday, January 17, 2020, the College community came together in the Grunin Center Theatre for the Spring 2020 Colloquium.  The theme was “Strategies on.......
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Dr. Larson’s Spring 2020 Colloquium Remarks

January 17, 2020

Ocean County College: Strategies on the Horizon for Future Growth and Innovation 2021 – 2025 Jon H. Larson President Ocean County College January 17, 2020 “Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson Ladies and gentlemen: Welcome to the New.......
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Start the New Year in the Stars, At Novins Planetarium

December 20, 2019

TOMS RIVER, NJ — Step into the new decade, and then travel up up up into the sky! The Robert J. Novins Planetarium, located on the Ocean County College campus in Toms River, offers sky shows, laser shows, and special events through January 2020. And, in February, the Novins Academy of Wizardry returns with its “Astronomy of Harry Potter”.......
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OCC, NJIT Sign Agreement for Connected Degree Program

December 17, 2019

TOMS RIVER, NJ — Ocean County College and the New Jersey Institute of Technology signed an academic programs partnership agreement on Monday, December 16, to enable students to complete their Associate in Applied Sciences, Associate in Science, and Associate in Arts degrees at OCC and then transfer to a variety of four-year programs at NJIT.......
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Dr. Larson’s Report to the OCC Board of Trustees

December 11, 2019

TO: Members, OCC Board of Trustees FROM: Jon H. Larson, Ph.D. President SUBJECT: Items of Interest for the December 12, 2019, Board Meeting DATE: December 6, 2019 Academic Affairs School of Nursing and Health Sciences The Student Nurses Organization held a Blood Drive in collaboration with RWJ/Barnabas Health on November 21, 2019, in the Hovnanian.......
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‘Angelina Ballerina: The Very Merry Holiday Musical’ at Grunin Center

December 6, 2019

TOMS RIVER, NJ — Angelina Ballerina and her friends are planning an absolutely, positively spectacular holiday dance pageant – the best in all of Mouseland! With dancing, singing and festivities, this heartwarming musical, at the Jay and Linda Grunin Center for the Arts, at Ocean County College, is perfect for everyone’s holiday season. Two shows,.......
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‘Irish Christmas in America’ Comes to the Grunin Center December 12

December 2, 2019

TOMS RIVER, NJ — Bring the entire family to the hugely popular “Irish Christmas in America” at the Jay and Linda Grunin Center for the Arts, at Ocean County College, to experience Irish music, song, and dance in an engaging show rich in humor and energy. The musical, produced by Sligo fiddler Oisín Mac Diarmada,.......
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OCC Concert Band Presents ‘Home for the Holidays’ At Grunin Center

December 2, 2019

TOMS RIVER, NJ — The Ocean County College Concert Band takes you “Home for the Holidays” at 7:00 p.m. Saturday, December 7, at the Jay and Linda Grunin Center for the Arts, at Ocean County College. Nothing is more meaningful and satisfying than being home for the holidays. The OCC Concert Band, conducted by Anthony Tafrow, invites you.......
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