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Oklahoma City Community College News

  • OCCC Names New Provost

    OCCC Names New Provost

    Oklahoma City Community College (OCCC) has named Dr. Jeremy Thomas as the college's new provost. Thomas already serves the college as Vice President for Student Affairs, and his expanded role as Provost will allow Thomas to oversee both the student and academic operations of the college. Read more...

  • Summer Saturdays

    Summer Saturdays

    Summer Saturdays are coming up to help students get ready for Fall 2020. All Student Affairs offices will be open on three upcoming Saturdays so students can be admitted, advised, registered and receive financial aid assistance all in one day. Read more...

  • Statement by the Chairman of the OCCC Board of Regents

    Statement by the Chairman of the OCCC Board of Regents

    The OCCC Board of Regents want to commend President Steward for emailing out his very thoughtful statement on the recent racial strife that impacts our students, faculty, and staff as well as our fellow citizens nationwide. It was principled leadership in action. Read more...

  • OCCC to Offer Python Programming Class

    OCCC to Offer Python Programming Class

    Oklahoma City Community College (OCCC) will offer an Introduction to Scripting course with a focus on the Python programming language. Python is one of the more popular coding languages and is the back-end language that powers popular applications including Instagram, Google, Spotify, Netflix, Uber, Dropbox and Pinterest. Read more...

  • Samantha Olah Hired as OCCC Bursar

    Samantha Olah Hired as OCCC Bursar

    Oklahoma City Community College (OCCC) has hired Samantha Olah as the college's new Bursar. Originally from Bradenton, Florida, Olah holds a bachelor's degree in business management from the University of South Florida and an MBA from the University of Alaska. Read more...

  • OCCC Releases Spring 2020 Honor Rolls

    OCCC Releases Spring 2020 Honor Rolls

    Oklahoma City Community College is proud to announce the names of students who qualified for the spring 2020 President's and Vice President's Honor Rolls. Read more...

  • Reggie Coleman Hired As Director Of OCCC Bookstore

    Reggie Coleman Hired As Director Of OCCC Bookstore

    Oklahoma City Community College (OCCC) has hired Reggie Coleman as the Director of the OCCC Bookstore. Coleman brings new insights and extensive industry experience to the campus bookstore. Originally from Lubbock, Coleman holds a bachelor's degree in business management from Texas Tech University and an MBA from Southern Nazarene University. Read more...

  • OCCC Offers Tuition Waiver for High School Students

    OCCC Offers Tuition Waiver for High School Students

    Oklahoma City Community College (OCCC) is offering a tuition waiver for high school Juniors and Seniors. The tuition waiver allows students to take college classes for credit tuition-free at OCCC concurrently while they complete high school classes. Read more...

  • OCCC Commencement To Be Held Virtually

    OCCC Commencement To Be Held Virtually

    Oklahoma City Community College (OCCC) will stream its first ever virtual commencement ceremony on June 12 at 7:30 p.m. The virtual commencement was pre-recorded and edited to avoid mishaps and interruptions that faced other colleges who moved ceremonies online amid COVID-19. Students, families and all other interested parties can view the ceremony on or anytime after the release date and time, at www.occcgrads.com. Read more...

  • Black Lives Matter

    Black Lives Matter

    A message from OCCC President Jerry Steward. Read more...

  • OCCC To Offer In-Person, Online And Hybrid Classes This Fall

    OCCC To Offer In-Person, Online And Hybrid Classes This Fall

    Oklahoma City Community College (OCCC) announced today that the college will offer a mix of online, hybrid, and in-person classes beginning with their first eight-week fall term on August 17. Read more...

  • OCCC To Offer Drone Pilot Test Prep Course

    OCCC To Offer Drone Pilot Test Prep Course

    Oklahoma City Community College (OCCC) will offer an online drone Remote Pilot Test Prep course July 21-28. This course prepares individuals for the Federal Aviation Administration exam to operate commercial small Unmanned Aerial Systems (sUAS) without a pilot's license or Section 333 exemption. Read more...

  • Erick Worrell Hired as Executive Director of Marketing & PR

    Erick Worrell Hired as Executive Director of Marketing & PR

    Oklahoma City Community College (OCCC) hired Erick Worrell as the new Executive Director of Marketing and PR. Worrell will oversee the creative vision and day-to-day execution of the college's internal and external marketing initiatives. He will also serve as a member of the President's Cabinet. Read more...

  • OCCC Receives $25,000 H.O.P.E. Grant

    OCCC Receives $25,000 H.O.P.E. Grant

    Oklahoma City Community College (OCCC) received a $25,000 emergency award from Oklahoma Humanities Organizations Pandemic Emergency Grants (H.O.P.E. Grants). The H.O.P.E. Grant helps cultural organizations in Oklahoma which have been financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more...

  • OCCC Hosts Virtual Events for Incoming Students

    OCCC Hosts Virtual Events for Incoming Students

    Oklahoma City Community College (OCCC) will host two virtual events to help students navigate the college admissions process and learn about academic programs: Virtual Preview Week and Facebook Live Q&A. Read more...

  • OCCC Hosting Purple Heart Recipient for Free Webinar

    OCCC Hosting Purple Heart Recipient for Free Webinar

    The Oklahoma City Community College (OCCC) STEMVet program will host a webinar featuring Lieutenant Colonel Justin Constantine, a veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Purple Heart recipient, April 28 from 2 to 3 p.m. Constantine will deliver an encouraging message to participants, touching on the topics of teamwork and perseverance during difficult times. Read more...

  • OCCC Hires New Director of Employment and Employee Relations

    OCCC Hires New Director of Employment and Employee Relations

    Oklahoma City Community College (OCCC) welcomes Kathleen Smith in her new role as director of employment and employee relations. Smith most recently served as the director of intake and program services, and senior investigator, for the United States Center for SafeSport, in Denver, Colorado. At the center, Smith assessed and investigated sexual, physical and emotional misconduct complaints involving individuals associated with Olympic sports. Read more...

  • OCCC Cancels Children's Summer Camp

    OCCC Cancels Children's Summer Camp

    Oklahoma City Community College officials announced the cancellation of the 2020 College for Kids summer camp program in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. College for Kids was scheduled for June and July at both the Capitol Hill Center (CHC) and Family and Community Education Center (FACE). Read more...

  • OCCC Extends Deadline for Freshman Tuition Waiver

    OCCC Extends Deadline for Freshman Tuition Waiver

    Oklahoma City Community College (OCCC) has extended the tuition waiver deadline for incoming first-year students until Thursday, April 30, 2020. Read more...

  • JPMorgan Chase Foundation Receives Business Partnership Excellence Award

    JPMorgan Chase Foundation Receives Business Partnership Excellence Award

    JPMorgan Chase Foundation was recognized on March 12 as a recipient of the Business Partnership Excellence Award. Presented by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education, the BPEA recognizes significant investments in community institutions. JPMorgan Chase Foundation received the award in recognition of its more than $500,000 investment in the students of Oklahoma City Community College since 2015. Read more...

  • OCCC Foundation Accepting Applications for Scholarships

    OCCC Foundation Accepting Applications for Scholarships

    The Oklahoma City Community College (OCCC) Foundation is now accepting scholarship applications for the fall 2020 semester. Scholarships range from $250 to $1,250 and eligible students are encouraged to apply. Read more...

  • OCCC Seeks Donations to Help Students Stay Students

    OCCC Seeks Donations to Help Students Stay Students

    The OCCC Foundation is on a mission to help OCCC students stay students during the COVID-19 pandemic. The foundation is accepting donations for the COVID-19 Student Emergency Fund, which provides financial assistance to OCCC students to help them stay in school. The emergency fund is designed to give students an interest-free loan to cover expenses like rent, utilities, transportation or other essentials. Read more...

  • Oklahoma City Community College donate supplies to local hospital, OHP

    Oklahoma City Community College donate supplies to local hospital, OHP

    The Oklahoma City Community College Division of Health Professions has answered the call to help restock crucial personal protective equipment (PPE) for Oklahoma doctors and nurses battling the COVID-19 pandemic. The college's donation included 3,200 yellow isolation gowns, 40 single-use stethoscopes, 54 clear safety glasses, and 51 boxes of critically-needed procedure masks--totaling 97,825 masks. Read more...

  • OCCC Announces Emergency Children's Supplies Drive

    OCCC Announces Emergency Children's Supplies Drive

    Oklahoma City Community College announces emergency children's supplies drive to assist OCCC students experiencing financial strain during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more...

  • OCCC student honored as Newman Civic Fellow

    OCCC student honored as Newman Civic Fellow

    Raven Wade, a business major at Oklahoma City Community College (OCCC), was recently selected as a 2020-21 Newman Civic Fellow- one of only 290 students nationwide chosen for this prestigious honor. Read more...

  • OCCC cyber security program offering full Scholarship

    OCCC cyber security program offering full Scholarship

    Qualified students with an interest in cybersecurity have the opportunity to earn a full scholarship to Oklahoma City Community College (OCCC) thanks to the National Science Foundation (NSF) CyberCorps Scholarship for Service (SFS) program. Read more...

  • OCCC makes bold changes to improve student success

    OCCC makes bold changes to improve student success

    Oklahoma City Community College (OCCC) students are benefiting from changes made across the college to increase student success and help more students achieve their college degrees. At the recent OCCC Board of Regents meeting, the results of changes to the college's advising model were evident and excitement continues to grow for the shift to predominantly 8-week classes in the upcoming fall semester. Read more...

  • OCCC's Information Technology program partners with Moore Public Schools

    OCCC's Information Technology program partners with Moore Public Schools

    Students at Oklahoma City Community College (OCCC) will soon have the opportunity to gain hands-on IT skills and experience thanks to a new partnership with Moore Public Schools. Read more...

  • Tom Paxton and The DonJuans perform at OCCC

    Tom Paxton and The DonJuans perform at OCCC

    Oklahoma City Community College (OCCC) presents Tom Paxton and The DonJuans Tuesday, March 10 at 7:30 p.m. in the Visual and Performing Arts Center Theater. This will be a night to remember as Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award winner and folk icon, Tom Paxton, joins the Grammy Award-winning songwriter duo, The DonJuans. Read more...

  • OCCC Community Invited to Comment on Campus Police Accreditation

    OCCC Community Invited to Comment on Campus Police Accreditation

    A team of assessors from the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators (IACLEA) will arrive on March 1, 2020 as part of the Oklahoma City Community College Campus Police Department's (OCCC CPD) voluntary efforts to receive IACLEA accreditation. If accredited, OCCC CPD would be the only campus police department in the state to receive this international accreditation. Read more...