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Weather Update - 6:12 am Saturday, Feb. 28

Due to inclement weather, OCCC is closed today, Saturday, February 28. All classes are canceled. This includes the main campus, FACE Center, Capitol Hill Center and Professional Development Institute (PDI). Events in the Visual and Performing Arts Center Theater, the Bruce Owen Theater and the Aquatic Center will still go on as scheduled, but all other activities have been canceled.

Please practice caution when coming to and leaving campus as secondary roads, driveways, parking lots, and sidewalks may be icy and slippery. 

Campus closings and delayed openings will be announced through local radio and television stations and posted on the college’ s website, Facebook and Twitter pages. They will also be announced through the college’s Campus Alert Notification (CAN) System.

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OCCC Faculty

Mark Zindelo

Professor of English/ Multicultural English Program Coordinator
Division of English and Humanities
Programs: English

Courses Taught

Multicultural English Composition I, Multicultural English Composition II, English Composition I, English Composition II, College Prep. English II, Report Writing, Introduction to Literature, New Writing, Success in College and Life.


In his spare time he:

Practices Tae Kwon Do, runs half marathons, lifts weights at a south side gym, practices mindful meditation, reads books about quantum physics and spirituality, leads seminars as an Oklahoma State certified HIV Educator, provides homeless outreach with Be The Change Oklahoma, tutors English writing and speaking to Korean and Hispanic adults and high school students in the Oklahoma City and Edmond area, Watches Star Trek and Falling Skies episodes.

Mark is married to a Korean national, is always mindful that he was raised in poverty, believes everyone should work together to make our short time on Earth enjoyable and feels people should Google pictures of families dying from malnutrition to get some perspective about how important our personal squabbles with each other are. 

Before teaching at OCCC Professor Zindelo:

Was a reporter for newspapers across the Midwest including the Des Moines Register, Knoxville Journal and the National Examiner tabloid, once was almost hit by a can of creamed corn thrown by Clint Eastwood in anger and taught Tae Kwon Do and fought competitively.


Mark Zindelo

Phone: (405) 682-1611 x7244
Office location: Visual and Performing Arts Center - Room 110
Office hours:
Please call the English & Humanities Division office at (405)682-7558 for my office hours or check online.

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