4 Tips on Cybersecurity from OCCC Experts

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month, which is extremely fitting given that getting your identity stolen is seriously spooky stuff. Because we don’t want your halloween to involve battling a digital doppelgänger, we asked the experts at OCCC for 4 ways to keep your personal information secure online. Never enter sensitive information, such as personally identifiable […]

Eunice Menja Wins Outstanding Alumni Award

  Eunice Menja, one of our Upward Bound Advisors here at OCCC, won an outstanding Alumni Award from OSU. This award is exciting in it of itself for one of our own, but it holds special meaning for Eunice, a first-generation college student, who very literally had to go the extra miles to pursue higher […]

OCCC Theatre Presents Antigone by Sophocles

See OCCC Theater’s production of Antigone from November 3 to November 6 at 7:30 p.m. at the Bruce Owen Theater. Tickets go on sale on October 1 and cost $10. Purchase tickets here. Explore the tragic results of pride and willfulness in this new adaptation of Sophocles’ classic tragedy, ANTIGONE, presented by OCCC Theatre. Following the […]

Sara Mathew Receives The Robert P. Todd Award

              The Robert P. Todd Award is given each year to an individual who exhibits leadership in their department, who sets the bar high and invites other to follow and learn. The award was presented to Sara Mathew today and the celebration included Sara’s colleagues. Watch the announcement video […]

3 Quick Certificate Programs for Great Careers

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Certificate programs are a quick and affordable way to get the skills you need, get back in the workforce and make more money. Here are 3 great certificate options that can get you on track for a career change that pays off. If you’re interested in any of these certificates, apply here. With our 8-week […]

Join The Alumni Association Board

Alumni Association Board Member Recruitment The Alumni Board has met and has begun nominations for the Alumni Board officials. The Alumni Board plans fundraisers for students, fun activities for the alumni & community (i.e. Arts Festival, marathons), and network students with alumni for career development. If you are interested in serving and want to make a direct impact […]

Meet Zach Sumner, President of The Board of OCCC Alumni and Friends Association

Zach’s Story Zach Sumner, the President of the Board of OCCC Alumni and Friends Association, is a Legislative Senior Finance Analyst. Zach was studying philosophy and accounting at OCCC and graduated in 2013. “Studying at OCCC is the best time in my life and it changed my life for the good,” said Zach. “I was […]

OCCC Scholar Highlight: Rosa Teus

“Thank you to the scholarship donors for believing in me and my dreams and allowing me to prosper. I cannot wait for my son to attend OCCC when he gets older!” Rosa Teus, graduate of the Class of 2021, majored in Psychology and Spanish at OCCC. Rosa is an exceptional scholar who comes from humble […]

Free Workshop for Young Filmmakers at OCCC

OCCC Digital Cinema Production Students

OCCC’s Digital Cinema Production program is hosting free two-day workshops in July for aspiring young filmmakers. Our Oscar-winning faculty will teach them the fundamentals of cameras, lighting, sound mixing and students will get to shoot a scene on our world-class soundstage. These high school Stephen Spielbergs and junior high Greta Gerwigs are getting to play […]

Tuition Waiver? Yes Please.

Attention, recent high school grads who were enrolled in concurrent classes with us in Spring 2021: Stick with OCCC and we’ll waive 3 credit hours of college tuition when you enroll in at least 6 credit hours at OCCC this fall. College is supposed to help you prepare for life, but enormous student debt makes […]