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Press Release — OCC Creates More Opportunities for Students, Alumni, Employers

December 8, 2020

TOMS RIVER, NJ — Ocean County College has just instituted a new career management tool through its Career Services Department that will greatly expand opportunities for its students and alumni to connect with potential employers and industry professionals. Handshake is an app that simplifies the search for internships, apprenticeships, volunteer opportunities and jobs for students.......
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Press Release — Ocean County College, Kean University Partnership Agreement Amended

December 1, 2020

TOMS RIVER, NJ — The Kean Ocean Joint Admission Program between Ocean County College and Kean University was first established in 2006, offering students a new opportunity to advance their college degree while staying close to home — and saving money. On November 20, Ocean County College President Dr. Jon H. Larson hosted new Kean.......
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Dr. Larson’s Report to the OCC Board of Trustees

November 5, 2020

Proposed Board Policy #1365, Public Comments The COVID-19 pandemic has forced local government entities and boards of trustees to hold public meetings remotely. New Jersey Public Law 2020, Chapter 11, approved on March 20, 2020, allows public bodies to conduct meetings and provide notice by electronic means during periods of emergency. Subsequently, new regulations for.......
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Dr. Larson’s Report to the OCC Board of Trustees

September 23, 2020

Academic Affairs Workforce and Curriculum OCC continues to host the Ocean County Achievement Center with the virtual engagement of local teens and young adults. Since the start of remote instruction in March, 15 students have completed the six-week career exploration course, 4 students have passed their high school equivalency tests, 6 students have registered for.......
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Dr. Larson’s Fall 2020 Colloquium Remarks

September 3, 2020

Watch Ocean County College President, Dr. Jon H. Larson’s Fall Colloquium remarks. Dr. Larson is introduced by Associate VP of Academic Affairs, Dr. Toni Clay.....
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Dr. Larson’s Report to the OCC Board of Trustees

August 27, 2020

Ocean County College Restart Plan As I communicated to the College community in my August 12, 2020, email, Ocean County College submitted to the Office of the Secretary of Higher Education (OSHE) its Restart Plan for the Fall 2020 semester, COVID-19 – The Road Back in accordance with Governor Phil Murphy’s Executive Order No. 155. .......
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NEA Awards OCC’S Grunin Center $50,000 as Part of CARES Act

July 31, 2020

TOMS RIVER, NJ — The National Endowment for the Arts recently announced the nonprofit arts organizations recommended for direct funding through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, and Ocean County College, for the Jay and Linda Grunin Center for the Arts, is proud to have been approved for a $50,000 award. This grant.......
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Dr. Larson’s Report to the OCC Board of Trustees

July 23, 2020

TO: Members, OCC Board of Trustees FROM: Jon H. Larson, Ph.D. President SUBJECT: Items of Interest for the July 23, 2020, Board Meeting DATE: June 17, 2020 Commendation Dr. Henry Jackson, Executive Director of Academic Success, was recently named the 2020 NROC Ambassador of the Year. This award is presented to an NROC member who.......
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Dr. Larson’s Report to the OCC Board of Trustees

June 24, 2020

TO: Members, OCC Board of Trustees FROM: Jon H. Larson, Ph.D. President SUBJECT: Items of Interest for the June 25, 2020, Board Meeting DATE: June 22, 2020 Commendations/Presentations Dr. Dan Baker, Professor of Philosophy, recently completed his Spring 2020 sabbatical leave project titled, “Teaching Critical Thinking Using Contemporary Moral Issues.” His research produced a text that.......
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Ocean County College Ranked #2 Best Online Community College in NJ

June 19, 2020

TOMS RIVER, NJ — Ocean County College has been ranked second among all community colleges in New Jersey for online education in 2020. Rankings are compiled annually by Guide To Online Schools, a free and comprehensive compendium that enables students to compare all online college and university programs in the United States. This news comes.......
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