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Ocean County College VMRC Holds 3rd Annual RUCK FOR REASON

April 5, 2022

TOMS RIVER, NJ — Ocean County College hosted the third annual Ruck for Reason on Monday, April 18, 2022 sponsored by the college’s Veteran and Military Resource Center (VMRC). A “ruck” is a hike while wearing a weighted pack, a physical endurance exercise utilized in the military. Veterans, military personnel, OCC students, faculty and staff,.......
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Holocaust Days of Remembrance at Ocean County College

April 4, 2022

TOMS RIVER, NJ — The Ocean County College Center for Holocaust, Genocide, and Human Rights Education will host a week of special events from April 25-29 in observance of Yom HaShoah and the Holocaust Days of Remembrance. The theme of this year’s events is Honoring the Jewish Victims and Survivors, with Special Programs Remembering Hitler’s.......
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OCC’s Cybersecurity Seminar Series: Program and Career Paths

April 4, 2022

Presented by Professor Jonathan Weiss TOMS RIVER, NJ — Individuals interested in careers in the field of cybersecurity are invited to join Ocean County College Professor Jonathan Weiss on April 1 at 1 p.m. for a virtual presentation: OCC’s Cybersecurity Curriculum Career Paths. The event is the latest installment of the college’s monthly Cybersecurity Seminar Series. Cybersecurity.......
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Dr. Larson’s March 2022 Report to the OCC Board of Trustees

March 24, 2022

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, 2022. The nationally-recognized Bellwether Awards,.......
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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 hosted 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, OCC.......
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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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