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Dr. Larson’s Report to the OCC Board of Trustees

November 7, 2019

TO: Members, OCC Board of Trustees FROM: Jon H. Larson, Ph.D. President SUBJECT: Items of Interest for the November 7, 2019, Board Meeting DATE: November 1, 2019 Phi Theta Kappa Tau Iota, OCC’s chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, has some very exciting activities underway during the 2019-20 academic year in support of its College Project. .......
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Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation Grant Benefits Grunin Center

November 1, 2019

TOMS RIVER, NJ — A generous grant from the ArtsCONNECT program of the Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation, with support from the National Endowment for the Arts, brought the fascinating “Layer the Walls” to life on the main stage of the Jay and Linda Grunin Center for the Arts last month. The show, created by Liz.......
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Vietnam Veteran Pursues Degree at Ocean County College

October 8, 2019

TOMS RIVER, NJ — Frank Suter Jr., a veteran of the Vietnam War who served in the Navy from 1969 to 1973, is now a student at Ocean County College, where he is pursuing an Associate of Science (AS) degree in Computer Science. Suter chose OCC in large part because of the College’s on-campus resources. “OCC is a.......
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Jay and Linda Grunin Center for the Arts, at Ocean County College, Receives National Endowment for the Arts Grant

September 27, 2019

Grant to support “Mobilizing Our Community” program  TOMS RIVER, NJ — The National Endowment for the Arts is awarding the Jay and Linda Grunin Center for the Arts at Ocean County College a grant of $10,000 to support a collaboration with mobile artist Kevin Reese called “Mobilizing Our Community.” “All Americans should have access to the arts,” said Mary Anne Carter, acting.......
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Dr. Larson’s Report to the OCC Board of Trustees

September 26, 2019

TO: Members, OCC Board of Trustees FROM:  Jon H. Larson, Ph.D. President SUBJECT:  Items of Interest for the September 26, 2019, Board Meeting DATE:  September 23, 2019 Strategic Initiatives Attached to my report is the FY 2019 Annual Year-End Report, submitted on behalf of the Guiding Coalition, which provides an update to the Board of.......
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OCC Holds Activities in Recognition of Suicide Prevention Month

September 6, 2019

TOMS RIVER, NJ — Ocean County College will mark Suicide Prevention Month in September with the following events, which are free and open to the public:  Monday, September 9 — “In Their Shoes”: An exhibit of shoes to represent New Jersey youth, ages 10-24, who ended their lives by suicide during the past three years. This display,.......
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Provident Bank Foundation Grant Brings Brooks Gibbs to OCC Grunin Center

September 3, 2019

TOMS RIVER, NJ — The Ocean County College Foundation has received a $4,100 Community Grant from The Provident Bank Foundation to bring award-winning social skills educator Brooks Gibbs to the main stage of the Jay and Linda Grunin Center for the Arts, on the OCC campus, this fall. Gibbs will present to school groups at.......
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Ocean County College, Lakewood School District Partner To Offer OCC Courses At Lakewood High School This Fall

August 30, 2019

In order to provide residents of Lakewood Township increased access to Ocean County College’s high-quality associate’s degree and certificate programs, the College and Lakewood School District are partnering to offer OCC courses at Lakewood High School in the evenings starting this fall. This exciting new development, combined with the state’s new free tuition program for.......
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Dr. Larson’s Fall 2019 Colloquium Remarks

August 29, 2019

Ocean County College Navigating the Future: Six Data Driven Priorities Jon H. Larson, President August 29, 2019 Good morning and welcome to our fifty-fourth Fall Semester! Thank you, Dr. Clay, for opening our program, as usual, with charm, good humor, and elegance. We begin by inviting everyone to join in welcoming distinguished members of our.......
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Dr. Larson’s Report to the OCC Board of Trustees

August 22, 2019

TO:                 Members, OCC Board of Trustees FROM:           President Jon H. Larson, Ph.D. SUBJECT:     Items of Interest for the August 22, 2019, Board Meeting DATE:            August 19, 2019 OCC Study Abroad Trip to Ireland Ocean County College students, faculty, and community members participated in.......
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