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OCCC Faculty

Mark Zindelo

Professor of Mass Communication/Program Coordinator for Journalism, Broadcasting, and Public Relations
Division of Arts, English, and Humanities
Programs: English

Courses Taught

English Composition I
English Composition II
Multicultural English Composition I
Multicultural English Composition II
College Writing I
College Writing II
News Writing I
Introduction to Literature
Success in College and Life


Professor Zindelo has taught at OCCC since 1998. He loves learning about the world outside the Unites States and working with students from diverse nations.

In his spare time he practices Tae Kwon Do, runs, reads books about spirituality, volunteers at his church and at the St. Vincent De Paul society, and watches Star Trek episodes while reading X-Men comics.

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. He once was almost hit by a can of creamed corn thrown by Clint Eastwood in anger.

Mark Zindelo

Phone: (405) 682-1611, ext 7244
Office location: Visual and Performing Arts Center - Room 110
Office hours:

Office Hours vary each semester. Please contact professor or division office for current hours.

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