OCCC Partners with Toyota to Offer New Program

  OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. (Sept. 28, 2022) — Oklahoma City Community College is partnering with Gulf States Toyota to offer the Toyota Education College Support (TECS) program to its students. The program will provide a direct solution to the shortage of qualified technicians in the automotive industry. “Partnerships like this one are key to our […]

OCCC’s Performing Arts Series Kicks Off Sept. 22

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. (Sept. 8, 2022) — Oklahoma City Community College’s Performing Arts Series kicks off its 25th anniversary this month with an all-star line-up. The 2022-2023 Performing Arts Series includes eight shows like the Kyiv City Ballet and An Evening with José Feliciano. “We are proud to celebrate 25 years of world-class shows and performances,” […]

OCCC Welcomes International Award-Winning Artist José Feliciano

  OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. (Aug. 24, 2022) — Oklahoma City Community College is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month by welcoming Grammy Award winning musician José Feliciano. Feliciano’s show is Sept. 22 and is part of OCCC’s Performing Arts Series, which is in it’s 25th year. His performance also falls during a week-long 50th anniversary celebration for OCCC. […]

Interactive Exhibit Coming to OCCC Explores Colors of the Rainbow

Adrien Broom, A World of Color, 2015; digital print on fabric, 40 x 63 inches; Courtesy of the artist A Program of ExhibitsUSA, a national division of Mid-America Arts Alliance, with Oklahoma Arts Council and The National Endowment for the Arts OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. (Aug. 17, 2022) — Oklahoma City Communication College is hosting a family-friendly, […]

OCCC President to be inducted into African American Educators Hall of Fame

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. (Aug. 16, 2022) — Oklahoma City Community College President Dr. Mautra Staley Jones will be one of 11 inducted into the Oklahoma African American Educators Hall of Fame, Inc. (OAAE) next month. She will be a member of the 2022 class of OAAE Hall of Fame inductees. “This honor is particularly special as […]

OCCC Hosting Free Workshop for Potential Business Owners

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. (Aug. 8, 2022) — Oklahoma City Community College is partnering with SCORE Oklahoma City to offer a workshop series for potential business owners. The series is called “Simple Steps for Starting Your Business,” and it includes six sessions at no cost. Each session is designed to help a person decide whether he or […]

OCCC Awarded $1.8 Million to Help First-Generation College Students

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. (Aug. 5, 2022) — Oklahoma City Community College has been awarded a five-year, $1.8 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to support the College’s Upward Bound program. “We are proud to continue our partnership with the U.S. Department of Education,” said OCCC President Dr. Mautra Staley Jones. “This grant will […]

OCCC Awarded $35,000 Grant to Build Study Abroad Capacity

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. (Aug. 1, 2022) — Oklahoma City Community College and McMurry University in Abilene, Texas, were awarded a $35,000 grant from the U.S. Department of State’s Increase and Diversify Education Abroad for U.S. Students (IDEAS) Program. Both OCCC and McMurry will use the funds to expand study abroad programs at each institution. Professor of […]

OCCC Partnering with Walgreens to Offer Externships

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. (July 29, 2022) — Oklahoma City Community College today announced fall enrollment is open for pharmacy externships with Walgreens. This is the second time OCCC has teamed up with the pharmacy to offer this valuable program to its students. The partnership between the college and Walgreens is part of OCCC’s initiatives to […]

OCCC Named a Top Film School in the Nation

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. (July 28, 2022) – Oklahoma City Community College has been named one of MovieMaker’s 40 Best Film Schools of 2022 in the U.S. and Canada. The annual list recognizes schools that prepare students for every aspect of moviemaking — spanning world-renowned universities as well as rising, surprisingly affordable institutions. “OCCC has a long […]

OCCC Presents the 25th Anniversary of the Performing Arts Series

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK (July 21, 2022) — Oklahoma City Community College is celebrating 50 years of excellence and impact this year along with 25 years of offering its distinguished Performing Arts Series to the community at large and state of Oklahoma. Tickets are now available for OCCC’s 2022-2023 Performing Arts Series, which includes eight shows […]

OCCC Forgives Nearly $4 Million in Student Debt

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK (July 18, 2022)— Oklahoma City Community College President Dr. Mautra Staley Jones announced today that the college has forgiven nearly $4 million in student debt using COVID-19 relief funds for its Fresh Start Initiative, which impacts over 4,500 OCCC students. “The pandemic affected our students and their families in various ways, and […]

Kyiv City Ballet to Perform at OCCC

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK (June 28, 2022) — Oklahoma City Community College (OCCC) will host the Kyiv City Ballet this fall in the troupe’s only stop in the state. The two shows on Oct. 9 are part of the Kyiv City Ballet’s inaugural tour of the United States. “We are honored to welcome the world-renowned Kyiv […]