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The Student Awards Ceremony scheduled for tonight, Friday, April 28, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. in the Visual and Performing Arts Center Theater will proceed as scheduled. There are currently no plans to cancel classes or events today due to potential severe weather.

College officials will continue to monitor the forecast and if weather conditions worsen and cause any cancellations, we will announce those immediately through local radio and television stations and posts on the college’s website, Facebook and Twitter pages. They will also be announced through the college’s Campus Alert Notification (CAN) System. For information about how to sign up to receive text messages and add email addresses via the CAN system, please visit www.occc.edu/can


Characteristics of Successful Students

Successful Students

  1. Accept Responsibility. You see yourself as primarily responsible for your outcomes and experiences.

  2. Are Self-Motivated. You find purpose in what you do by discovering personally meaningful goals and dreams.

  3. Master Self-Management. You plan and take action in pursuit of your goals and dreams.

  4. Are Interdependent. You build mutually supportive relationships that help you achieve your goals and dreams (while helping others do the same).

  5. Have Self-Awareness. You consciously think, believe, and behave in ways that keep you on course.

  6. Believe in Life-Long Learning. You look for lessons in all of your experiences.

  7. Have High EQ's (Emotional Intelligence). You accept your emotions, but you manage them in support of your goals and dreams.

  8. Believe in Yourself. You see yourself as a capable, lovable, and unconditionally worthy human being.

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