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Oklahoma City Community College News

  • 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...

  • The Choir of Man Tour Performs at OCCC

    The Choir of Man Tour Performs at OCCC

    Oklahoma City Community College's (OCCC) Visual and Performing Arts Center Theater presents The Choir of Man Monday, Feb. 10 at 7:30 p.m. This worldwide smash hit is getting stateside audiences on their feet. Read more...

  • OCCC Celebrates the Dream at MLK, Jr. Holiday Parade

    OCCC Celebrates the Dream at MLK, Jr. Holiday Parade

    Oklahoma City Community College (OCCC) students and employees walked in the Martin Luther King (MLK) Jr. Holiday Parade hosted Jan. 20 in downtown Oklahoma City. Thousands of attendees lined the streets to take part in the third largest MLK Jr. Parade in the United States. This year's theme was "40 Years Better Together," and marked the 40th year of MLK Jr. Holiday Coalition's involvement in the parade. Read more...

  • OCCC Professor Speaks at Oklahoma Women's March 2020

    OCCC Professor Speaks at Oklahoma Women's March 2020

    Oklahoma City Community College (OCCC) professor, Dr. Nyla Ali Khan, spoke at the Oklahoma Women's March 2020 Jan. 25. The march took place at Scissortail Park in Oklahoma City, and more than 350 people attended the event. In her speech, Dr. Khan honored the bravery of Nadia Murad, an Iraqi Yazidi activist, and victim of sexual violence. Dr. Khan praised Murad's resilience in the face of horrific mistreatment and violence. Read more...

  • OCCC announces fall 2019 Honor Rolls

    OCCC announces fall 2019 Honor Rolls

    Oklahoma City Community College (OCCC) is proud to announce the names of students who qualified for the fall 2019 President's and Vice President's Honor Rolls. Read more...

  • OCCC to screen National Theater Live's

    OCCC to screen National Theater Live's "The Lehman Trilogy"

    Filmed live on stage from London's West End, Oklahoma City Community College's (OCCC) Visual and Performing Arts Center Theater will screen Stefano Massini's, "The Lehman Trilogy." Read more...

  • OCCC to screen National Theater Live's

    OCCC to screen National Theater Live's "All My Sons"

    Captured live from The Old Vic in London, Oklahoma City Community College's (OCCC) Visual and Performing Arts Center Theater will screen Arthur Miller's "All My Sons". Read more...

  • OCCC professor advocates for justice

    OCCC professor advocates for justice

    Oklahoma City Community College adjunct professor, Dr. Nyla Ali Khan, had the unique opportunity to address the Holloway, Ginsburg and Turner Inns of Court at the Oklahoma Bar Association. Her presentation "Revitalization of Federalism and Restoration of Civil Rights in Kashmir," addressed the need for secularism and democracy in the Himalayan region of Kashmir. Read more...

  • OCCC Students Complete President’s Leadership Class

    OCCC Students Complete President’s Leadership Class

    The Oklahoma City Community College (OCCC) President’s Leadership Class recently graduated 23 students. Read more...

  • TRiO Offers Student Assistance

    TRiO Offers Student Assistance

    The Oklahoma City Community College TRiO program is looking for students who want to help their fellow schoolmates. Read more...

  • Farewell Angelina Brings Country to OCCC

    Farewell Angelina Brings Country to OCCC

    Oklahoma City Community College (OCCC) will host the all-female country band Farewell Angelina at the school's Visual and Performing Arts Center on Jan. 21. Read more...

  • OCCC Hosts Sharon Burris Photography Exhibit

    OCCC Hosts Sharon Burris Photography Exhibit

    The photographic works of Oklahoman artist Sharon Burris will be on public display in the Inasmuch Foundation Art Gallery at Oklahoma City Community College (OCCC) through Jan. 24. Read more...