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New Jersey Symphony Performs Free Concert at OCC on June 27

June 1, 2023

Ocean County College welcomes back a summer tradition with the New Jersey Symphony’s outdoor concert on June 27 at 8 p.m. on OCC’s main campus in Toms River. The family-friendly program, sponsored by the Ocean County College Foundation, is open to the public; admission and parking are free of charge. Enjoy a beautiful evening of.......
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Dr. Larson’s June 1, 2023 Report to the Board of Trustees

May 31, 2023

Ocean County College Safety and Security Trustee R. Joseph Latshaw III shared with me a recent article regarding concerns and uneasiness expressed by several Kean Ocean students about security in the Gateway Building on campus.  In response, I have asked Mr. Thomas DeSimone, Director of College Safety and Security, to provide a brief presentation at Thursday’s.......
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Ocean County College Celebrates Graduates at 56th Annual Commencement

May 31, 2023

TOMS RIVER, NJ — Ocean County College conferred 1,387 degrees, including the associate in arts, associate in applied science, and associate in science, at its 56th Annual Commencement Ceremony on Thursday, May 25, the culmination of the graduates’ academic achievements at the two-year college. 640 students participated in the event, which took place on the.......
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Outstanding Students Honored at OCC’S 56th Annual Awards Ceremony

May 30, 2023

TOMS RIVER, NJ – Ocean County College presented awards totaling over $83,000 to graduating students at its 56th Annual Awards Ceremony, held on May 24 in The Grunin Center for the Arts on the College’s main campus. The annual ceremony, part of OCC’s Commencement Week activities, was sponsored by the office of Student Life and.......
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OCC’s 2023 Nursing Graduates Honored at Annual Pinning Ceremony

May 25, 2023

TOMS RIVER, NJ — Students from the Ocean County College Nursing Class received their nursing pins at the Annual Nurses’ Pinning Ceremony on Tuesday, May 23 on the College’s main campus in Toms River. The graduates successfully completed a two-year course of study leading to an Associate in Applied Science degree in Nursing during the.......
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Ocean County College Students Named to 2023 New Jersey All-State Academic Team

May 24, 2023

TOMS RIVER, NJ — Ocean County College students Brooke Doering of Toms River and Cynthia Huggins of Brick were among 37 students from New Jersey’s community colleges named to the 2023 New Jersey All-State Academic Team. The students – all members of Phi Theta Kappa, the national honor society for community colleges – were honored.......
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OCC Foundation to Honor Jon H. Larson at Annual Scholarship Celebration June 23

May 16, 2023

TOMS RIVER, NJ — The Ocean County College Foundation will host the 2023 Scholarship Celebration on Friday, June 23 at 6 p.m. on the OCC main campus in Toms River. Tickets and sponsorship opportunities are available now. The annual open-tent event on the college’s Campus Mall is an opportunity for the Foundation to honor extraordinary.......
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Ocean County College 2023 Commencement Week Activities

May 9, 2023

MEDIA INVITATIONOur media partners are cordially invited to attend: Ocean County College 2023 Commencement Week Activities All events will take place on the main campus on College Drive in Toms River, NJ. Tuesday, May 23: Nurses’ Pinning Ceremony 5:00 p.m. |  Gateway Building Lawn Wednesday, May 24: 56th Annual Awards Ceremony 6:00 p.m. |  Grunin.......
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OCC Concert Band Presents ‘The All-American Music Festival’ on May 6

May 1, 2023

TOMS RIVER – The Ocean County College Concert Band presented The All-American Music Festival on Saturday, May 6 2023 at 7 p.m. at The Grunin Center for the Arts, located on the college’s main campus on College Drive. Tickets were $20 adults / $18 seniors / $10 children. Led by conductor Anthony Tafrow, the band.......
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Ocean County College Ranked Among Best Online Community Colleges in NJ

April 26, 2023

Ocean County College is excited to announce that the college has been named in the 2023 Best Online Community Colleges in New Jersey by leading higher education researcher OnlineU. To be considered in the rankings, community colleges must offer primarily associate degrees and certificate programs, have a main campus location within the state, and offer.......
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