Oklahoma City Community College News

  • OCCC encourages students to enroll now before the holiday break

    OCCC encourages students to enroll now before the holiday break

    Oklahoma City Community College (OCCC) will remain open two weeks following the end of the semester to encourage new and returning students to apply and enroll now for the spring 2017 semester. Intersession classes begin as early as Jan. 4 with regular semester classes starting Jan. 17, 2017. Read more...

  • Telligen grant for SLPA

    Telligen grant for SLPA

    Oklahoma City Community College (OCCC) has expanded clinical operations for the Speech-Language Pathology Assistant (SLPA) program to rural areas of Oklahoma thanks to the Telligen Community Initiative grant. The grant allows the program to increase workforce development for the profession as well as increase services administered to patients in underserved areas. Read more...

  • "War Horse" at OCCC this weekend

    Oklahoma City Community College (OCCC) and Oklahoma City Repertory Theatre (CityRep) have again partnered with National Theatre Live (NTL) to present theatre productions to audiences in the college's Visual and Performing Arts Center (VPAC) Theater. NTL is the National Theatre's groundbreaking project to broadcast the best of British theatre live from the London stage to cinemas across the United Kingdom and around the world. Next in the lineup is "War Horse" Sunday, Dec. 4, 2016, at 6 p.m. Read more...

  • PDI at OCCC offers accelerated four-week program for Pharmacy Technician students affected by for-profit closures

    PDI at OCCC offers accelerated four-week program for Pharmacy Technician students affected by for-profit closures

    Oklahoma City Community College's (OCCC) Professional Development Institute (PDI), a center of excellence for continuing education and workforce development, will offer a pharmacy technician course with an emphasis in basic prescription and dispensing starting Monday, Nov. 28, 2016 to help those affected by for-profit closures. Read more...

  • OCCC hosts esteemed political science scholar James Morone to discuss 2016 election

    OCCC hosts esteemed political science scholar James Morone to discuss 2016 election

    Dr. James Morone, a distinguished political scientist and professor at Brown University will speak at Oklahoma City Community College (OCCC) Nov. 16, 2016 at 1 p.m. in the college's Sarkeys Foundation Atrium. The title of his talk is "2016 Election in Context: The Familiar, Unusual and Bizarre." Read more...

  • OCCC responds as resource for Heritage College students

    OCCC responds as resource for Heritage College students

    Students affected by the sudden closure of Heritage College's south OKC campus are invited to attend Oklahoma City Community College's (OCCC) Resource Day Monday, Nov. 7, 2016. Read more...

  • Legendary Ben Vereen comes to OCCC

    Legendary Ben Vereen comes to OCCC

    Broadway, movie and television star Ben Vereen brings his show "Steppin' Out with Ben Vereen" to Oklahoma City Community College's (OCCC) Visual and Performing Arts Center (VPAC) Theater Friday, Nov. 18, 2016, at 8 p.m. as part of the 2016-2017 Performing Arts Series. Read more...

  • OCCC recognizes Representative Morrissette for his service

    OCCC recognizes Representative Morrissette for his service

    The Oklahoma City Community College (OCCC) Board of Regents recognized Oklahoma State Representative Richard Morrissette for his dedication to the college by awarding him the Regents Excellence Award at the meeting Monday, Oct. 17, 2016. Read more...

  • OCCC's PDI provides community members the opportunity to learn sign language

    OCCC's PDI provides community members the opportunity to learn sign language

    Oklahoma City Community College's (OCCC) Professional Development Institute (PDI), a center of excellence for continuing education and workforce development, will offer the last American Sign Language course of the 2016 year in sign and conversational sign starting Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016. Read more...

  • National Theatre Live season underway at OCCC

    National Theatre Live season underway at OCCC

    Oklahoma City Community College (OCCC) and Oklahoma City Repertory Theatre (CityRep) have again partnered with National Theatre Live (NTL) to present theatre productions to audiences in the college's Visual and Performing Arts Center (VPAC) Theater. NTL is the National Theatre's groundbreaking project to broadcast the best of British theatre live from the London stage to cinemas across the United Kingdom and around the world. Read more...

  • OCCC to Conduct Evacuation Drill on October 13

    OCCC to Conduct Evacuation Drill on October 13

    In an effort to maintain a safe and secure environment for everyone on campus, Oklahoma City Community College (OCCC) will be conducting a full scale evacuation drill on Thursday, October 13, 2016. The purpose of this drill is to ensure that individuals recognize the evacuation notification and know how to respond. Read more...

  • Rock 'n' roll legends hit OCCC later this month

    Rock 'n' roll legends hit OCCC later this month

    Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons, Carly Simon, Elton John, Barry Manilow, Carole King, Tommy James & The Shondells, Sting, Paul McCartney, Three Dog Night, Christopher Cross and Alan Parsons were among the most beloved and influential pop music artists of the second half of the 20th century. And all share another common denominator - at some point during their careers, each had at least one of THE HIT MEN playing behind them on the road or in the studio. Oklahoma City Community College (OCCC) is excited to announce THE HIT MEN: Legendary Performers with Frankie Valli, Carole King, Cat Stevens & more! perform at the college's Visual and Performing Arts Center Theater Friday, Oct. 21, 2016, at 8 p.m. Read more...

  • OCCC invites you down to 'Easy Street' this fall with the U.S. National Tour of

    OCCC invites you down to 'Easy Street' this fall with the U.S. National Tour of "Annie"

    Oklahoma City Community College (OCCC) is proud to announce that the U.S. National Tour of "Annie," will play Nov. 4 and 5, 2016, at the college's Visual and Performing Arts Center (VPAC) Theater. In an exclusive deal, the "Annie" cast and crew will tech, rehearse, and perform preview shows at OCCC before launching the third year of their nationwide tour. Read more...

  • OCCC's PDI provides EEO training for new investigators

    OCCC's PDI provides EEO training for new investigators

    Oklahoma City Community College's (OCCC) Professional Development Institute (PDI), a center of excellence for continuing education and workforce development, will offer Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) training for new federal investigators starting Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016. Read more...

  • New safety app to reinforce personal safety at OCCC

    New safety app to reinforce personal safety at OCCC

    In an effort to use the latest technology to reinforce personal safety on campus, Oklahoma City Community College (OCCC) has introduced OCCC Shield, a free safety app that enables students to reach OCCC Campus Police almost immediately from their smart phones. Read more...

  • OCCC's PDI offers supply chain management course

    OCCC's PDI offers supply chain management course

    Logistics systems in the supply chain have become more integrated as consumer demand grows. Oklahoma City Community College's Professional Development Institute (PDI) offers a logistics-focused training through the Supply Chain Operator course starting in October. Read more...

  • The Texas Tenors bring cowboy charm and tunes to OCCC

    The Texas Tenors bring cowboy charm and tunes to OCCC

    Oklahoma City Community College welcomes back The Texas Tenors with a brand new program on Thursday, Sept. 29, at 7:30 p.m. The performance will be held in the college's Visual and Performing Arts Center Theater. Read more...

  • OCCC's PDI expands sUAS Academy for the fall semester

    OCCC's PDI expands sUAS Academy for the fall semester

    With skies opening up for the commercial use of drones, businesses need to be prepared to use the technology of the small Unmanned Aerial Systems (sUAS) without any turbulence, especially when it comes to safety or the law. Read more...

  • British jazz star to perform at OCCC

    British jazz star to perform at OCCC

    London-based jazz singer/songwriter Polly Gibbons teams up with the Oklahoma City Jazz Orchestra to kick off Oklahoma City Community College's (OCCC) 2016-2017 Performing Arts Series Tuesday, Sept. 13, at 7:30 p.m. in the college's Visual and Performing Arts Center (VPAC) Theater. Read more...

  • OCCC's PDI provides community members the opportunity to learn sign language

    OCCC's PDI provides community members the opportunity to learn sign language

    Oklahoma City Community College's (OCCC) Professional Development Institute (PDI), a center of excellence for continuing education and workforce development, will offer an American Sign Language course in sign and conversational sign starting Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016. Read more...

  • OCCC's PDI offers new opportunities in pharmacy technician course

    OCCC's PDI offers new opportunities in pharmacy technician course

    Oklahoma City Community College's (OCCC) Professional Development Institute (PDI), a center of excellence for continuing education and workforce development, will offer a pharmacy technician course with an emphasis in basic prescription and dispensing starting Monday, Sept. 12, 2016. Read more...

  • OCCC recognizes councilman for his strides to complete the renovation of the college's new Capitol Hill Center

    OCCC recognizes councilman for his strides to complete the renovation of the college's new Capitol Hill Center

    OCCC recognized Ward 4 Councilman Pete White at the Board of Regents meeting Monday, Aug. 15, 2016, for his dedication to the college and community. Particularly, the councilman has played a key role in the approval of the Economic Development Trust TIF Fund which has made the new state-of-the art OCCC Capitol Hill Center a reality. Read more...

  • OCCC Campus Police Department Receives Certification

    OCCC Campus Police Department Receives Certification

    On July 22, 2016, the Oklahoma City Community College Campus Police Department received notification they were granted the coveted Award of Certification from the Oklahoma Association of Chiefs of Police, Oklahoma Law Enforcement Accreditation Program. Read more...

  • OCCC gears up for back to school with Pokémon GO event; Opening Day

    OCCC gears up for back to school with Pokémon GO event; Opening Day

    Pikachu, Charizard and Jigglypuff--virtual creatures that captured the imaginations, and attention spans, of Pokémon GO players across the world this summer. Oklahoma City Community College (OCCC) is hosting a unique enrollment event that encourages players to catch Pokémon while catching some college classes for the fall semester. Read more...

  • Capitol Steps' return to OCCC with satirical performance of the 2016 campaign trail

    Capitol Steps' return to OCCC with satirical performance of the 2016 campaign trail

    The group of former Washington workers who put the mock in democracy will soon be performing at Oklahoma City Community College (OCCC). OCCC and KGOU radio present The Capitol Steps' "What to Expect When You're Electing" July 16, 2016, at 8 p.m. at the college's Visual and Performing Arts Center (VPAC) Theater. Read more...

  • OCCC's PDI continues to lead the way in alternative fuels training for technicians

    OCCC's PDI continues to lead the way in alternative fuels training for technicians

    Oklahoma City Community College (OCCC) continues to fill the gap with training for technicians in the alternative fuels industry. OCCC's Professional Development Institute (PDI) now offers both a compressed natural gas (CNG) Compressor Level 1- Operator course and a Compressor Level 2-Mechanic certification. Read more...

  • small Unmanned Aerial System Part 107 training

    small Unmanned Aerial System Part 107 training

    The latest Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) rule now allows drone operators to use small Unmanned Aerial Systems (sUAS), commonly known as drones, for commercial use without a pilot's license. Oklahoma City Community College (OCCC) is taking the cue to expand its innovative sUAS program at the college's Professional Development Institute (PDI) in order to provide businesses with the resources they need to engage in this exciting new technology. Read more...

  • AutismOklahoma hosts red carpet premiere for animated short film at OCCC

    AutismOklahoma hosts red carpet premiere for animated short film at OCCC

    Oklahoma City Community College (OCCC) has partnered with AutismOklahoma to host a red carpet premiere for "Even in Death," an animated short film produced by Invisible Layers Productions, a group of young, autistic filmmakers and artists. The film will screen at the college's Visual and Performing Arts Center (VPAC) Theater Friday, June 24, 2016, at 7 p.m. Read more...

  • Summer 2016 College for Kids Program

    Summer 2016 College for Kids Program

    Oklahoma City Community College's (OCCC) College for Kids program is now open for enrollment for summer 2016. This dynamic summer enrichment program offers a unique learning opportunity for students during the summer break and is open to first-grade through eighth-grade students based on their fall 2016 enrollment. Read more...

  • The Byron Berline Band plays to benefit early childhood education

    The Byron Berline Band plays to benefit early childhood education

    Oklahoma City Community College (OCCC) and OKnStyle present The Byron Berline Band for a benefit concert Tuesday, May 24, 2016, at 7:30 p.m. in the college's Visual and Performing Arts Center (VPAC) Theater. Sponsored by the Chickasaw Nation, a portion of the proceeds will go to Special Care (www.specialcareinc.org) an organization that provides high-quality early childhood education, specialized care and on-site therapeutic services to children with and without special needs. Read more...