Oklahoma City Community College (OCCC) President Jerry Steward has announced Mr. Steven Bloomberg as the college’s acting executive vice president.
“Mr. Bloomberg is a results-oriented, dynamic leader with a strong track record of performance in higher education,â€ said President Steward. “Our Community Development programs have had an enormous impact on the lives of thousands of Oklahomans each year. From our workforce development courses to our annual Arts Festival Oklahoma, I am confident that Mr. Bloomberg will continue to provide excellent leadership to the college in his newly expanded role.â€
Bloomberg has been with OCCC since 2010, when he was named the vice president for community development. Before that he was the executive director of continuing education and off-campus programs at Florida Gulf Coast University. Bloomberg was also the chief executive officer of the Borger, Texas Economic Development Corporation (BEDC) from 2003 to 2006. From 2001 to 2003, he served as the dean of workforce education at Frank Phillips College, also in Borger, Texas.
Holding a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration from the University of LaVerne in LaVerne, California, Bloomberg received his master’s degree in education from West Texas A & M University in Canyon, Texas.
Bloomberg replaces President Steward who held the executive vice president position for the past seven years before being named OCCC president.
OCCC serves more than 28,000 students each year. The college offers a full range of associate degree programs that prepare students to transfer to baccalaureate institutions while other degree and certificate programs prepare students for immediate employment in a variety of fields. At OCCC, students receive a quality education with small class sizes, dedicated teachers and leadership opportunities. Students can choose from more than 80 major fields of study and participate in any of the 40+ clubs and organizations and attend events such as the annual Arts Festival Oklahoma.