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Dr. Larson’s Colloquium Speech Spring 2017

January 20, 2017

Expanding Our Mission Jon H. Larson President Ocean County College January 20, 2017 “The really great discoveries have been made by men and women who were driven not by the desire to be useful but merely the desire to satisfy their own curiosity.” Abraham Flexner Good morning and welcome to the Spring Semester of our.......
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$50,000 Awarded to Ocean County College Foundation by OceanFirst Foundation to Help Support Student Scholarships

January 13, 2017

The Ocean County College Foundation recently received a grant of $50,000 for student scholarships by OceanFirst Foundation of Toms River. The grant provided 50 scholarships in the fall 2016 semester to full-time freshmen who graduated from high schools in Ocean and Monmouth County. Scholarship recipients received $1,000 awards. Since the inception of OceanFirst Foundation’s scholarship program in 2010, it has generously.......
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Dr. Larson’s Report to the Board of Trustees

December 7, 2016

TO: Members, OCC Board of Trustees FROM: Jon H. Larson, Ph.D. President SUBJECT: Items of Interest for the December 8, 2016, Board Meeting DATE: December 1, 2016 Presentations Mr. Ralph Bertini, Television Production Director, in recognition of his outstanding representation of Ocean County College during the NJCAA Division III National Women’s Soccer Championship as well as for the generosity and professional courtesy extended to a colleague, Mr. Michael.......
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Grunin Center Wins Two New Jersey Stage Awards!

December 2, 2016

The Jay and Linda Grunin Center for the Arts is pleased to announce that it has received two New Jersey Stage Awards!  This is the first year that the Grunin Center was nominated and subsequently won for these prestigious awards. The Grunin Center received: GOLD for Best Place to See Live Dance Performances; and BRONZE for Best Place to See Emerging.......
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Dr. Larson’s Report to the Board of Trustees

November 2, 2016

TO: Members, OCC Board of Trustees FROM: Jon H. Larson, Ph.D. President SUBJECT: Items of Interest for the November 3, 2016, Board Meeting DATE: October 27, 2016 Strategic Initiatives The first year of Strategies for Success, the implementation plan for the Charting our New Course transformation initiative, recently concluded.  The Annual Year-End Report (Attachment 1) was submitted on behalf of the Guiding Coalition to provide an update to the Board of.......
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Dr. Larson’s Report to the Board of Trustees

September 21, 2016

TO: Members, OCC Board of Trustees FROM: Jon H. Larson, Ph.D. President SUBJECT: Items of Interest for the September 22, 2016, Board Meeting DATE: September 16, 2016 Community Outreach Dr. Ali Botein-Furrevig, Associate Professor of English, presented an educational awareness seminar on the Jewish Orthodox culture and the history of the Lakewood Jewish population to the employees at Larson Ford of Lakewood.  President Paul Larson is committed to ensuring that his staff is sensitive to.......
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Dr. Jon H. Larson Speaks with Comcast Newsmakers About OCC’s Kean Ocean Partnership

September 16, 2016

Elena Russo of Comcast Newsmakers speaks with Dr. Jon H. Larson about their Kean Ocean Partnership. Dr. Larson and Elena Russo Video. Dr. Larson’s Video Transcript.....
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Yessika Garcia-Guzman Assistant Director of Financial Aid Speaks with Comcast Newsmakers About OCC’s Veterans Office and the Military Services Offered

September 16, 2016

Elena Russo of Comcast Newsmakers speaks with Yessika Garcia-Guzman, Assistant Director of Financial Aid, about the Ocean County College Veterans Office and Military Services Offered. Veterans Office and Military Services Offered Video. Video Transcript....
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Dr. Larson’s Report to the Board of Trustees

August 24, 2016

TO: Members, OCC Board of Trustees FROM: Jon H. Larson, Ph.D. President SUBJECT: Items of Interest for the August 25, 2016, Board Meeting DATE: August 19, 2016 Fall 2016 Colloquium The theme of the Fall 2016 Colloquium on Thursday, September 1, 2016, will be “OCC’s Future:  Disruptive Change and Forward Thinking in the 21st Century.”  The day will begin with a continental breakfast at 8:00 a.m. and my State-of-the-College Address at 9:00 a.m. Five concurrent.......
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Dr. Larson’s Colloquium Remarks

January 22, 2016

““Where there is no vision, the people perish.” ” – Proverbs 29:18 Opening music:  Creedence Clearwater Revival – “Up Around the Bend” Everybody!  Put your hands together! Let’s get the juices flowing! All right!  Good morning Ocean County College! Welcome everyone to the Spring Semester, 2015! Our theme for today deals with creativity, vision, and.......
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