Category Archives: College/University

INFORMATION SESSIONS PLANNED AT OCEAN COUNTY COLLEGE

The Admissions Office at Ocean County College announces its schedule of Ocean Inlets Information Sessions for December through March. All sessions will be held on the Main Campus, College Drive, Toms River, NJ.  Admission is free and open to the public.

Each month Info Sessions feature a different topic along with campus tours, admissions information, and speakers from key campus offices.

Wed, Dec 6, 10am-12noon – Transferability & Beyond (transferring, career services, Kean-Ocean) Continue reading INFORMATION SESSIONS PLANNED AT OCEAN COUNTY COLLEGE

MIDWEEK JAZZ AT GRUNIN CENTER FEATURES NEW SPIN FOR THE HOLIDAY

Jazz saxophonists Peter & Will Anderson present George Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess on Wednesday, December 13 at 8:00 p.m. on the Main Stage, Grunin Center, Ocean County College, College Drive, Toms River, NJ.  Please use Parking Lot #2. Tickets: $24-$20. Purchase tickets online http://grunincenter.org, call 732-255-0500, or visit the Box Office, Mon-Fri, 10am-5pm.

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Stockton receives “Purple Heart” Designation, Alumnus Starts Military Relief Fund

Stockton University received two honors at its annual Veterans Day celebration Friday, one that recognized its services for veterans, and one from a veteran who had been the recipient of those services.

“You made me feel like I matter” said James F. Ryan, 55, of Mays Landing, a 2015 graduate of Stockton with a degree in social work who is now working with veterans. Continue reading Stockton receives “Purple Heart” Designation, Alumnus Starts Military Relief Fund

Joe Biden Honors Ambassador Bill Hughes at Hughes Center Honors

At an awards program dedicated to civility in government, presenters and honorees Thursday evening bemoaned the lack of civility in government today and the need to restore the integrity the honorees represent.

“When Bill (Hughes) sat down with you, he listened,” former Vice President Joe Biden said in presenting the Distinguished Lifetime Achievement Award to U.S. Ambassador William J. Hughes at the Hughes Center Honors program at the Stockton Seaview Hotel and Golf Club.  “He reached agreement and moved the process along. It is only through consensus that the United States can continue to function.”

Biden and Hughes worked together in Congress when Hughes was in the House of Representatives and Biden was in the Senate. They became friends riding the Amtrak train to Washington, D.C. together, talking about not just policy, but family. Continue reading Joe Biden Honors Ambassador Bill Hughes at Hughes Center Honors

Japanese Cultural Performances Highlight Paper Art Exhibit at Stockton Art Gallery

A series of special performances highlighting Japanese culture will be held at Stockton University Nov. 14-18 to celebrate the exhibit of paper art by Japanese artist Kyoko Ibe currently on display in the Stockton Art Gallery.

All events are open to the public, and most are free.

The highlight will be performances of “Recycling: Washi Tales” in which four tales of paper making from Japanese history will be told, incorporating the works of the exhibit into the performance. Continue reading Japanese Cultural Performances Highlight Paper Art Exhibit at Stockton Art Gallery

TOMS RIVER’S OWN NEW YORK YANKEE TODD FRAZIER TO SPEAK AT GRUNIN CENTER – JANUARY 19

New York Yankee Todd Frazier comes home to Toms River for An Evening with Todd Frazier on Friday, January 19 at 8:00 p.m. at the Jay and Linda Grunin Center for the Arts at Ocean County College. This moderated lecture will take place on the Main Stage, Grunin Center, OCC Main Campus, College Drive, Toms River, NJ.

Hometown baseball hero Todd Frazier will join fans from his native Toms River for an evening of baseball talk! Along with moderator veteran sports anchor Russ Salzberg, Frazier will discuss his experiences playing baseball and growing up in Toms River all the way through his current Major League Baseball success! Continue reading TOMS RIVER’S OWN NEW YORK YANKEE TODD FRAZIER TO SPEAK AT GRUNIN CENTER – JANUARY 19

Variety of Holiday Shows Light up the Grunin Center at OCC

The Jay and Linda Grunin Center for the Arts will present a full schedule of Holiday Shows from November 30 through December 21.  All shows take place at the Grunin Center, Ocean County College Main Campus, College Drive, Toms River, NJ.  Please use Parking Lot #2.

OCC Repertory Theatre Company presents THE BEST CHRISTMAS PAGAENT EVER, Thurs, Nov 30, and Fri, Dec 1 and Dec 8, 7:30pm; Sat, Dec 2 and Dec 9, 8pm; and Sun, Dec 3 and Dec 10, 2pm, Black Box Theatre, $15. A unique and entertaining spin on an age-old tale. The Best Christmas Pageant Ever has an edge – but the edge is funny, irreverent, and irresistible. Author Barbara Robinson’s prose is fast, clever, and very funny. Though it’s all in fun, it offers a subtle but important lesson: Just because you’re bad doesn’t mean you’re hopeless. Continue reading Variety of Holiday Shows Light up the Grunin Center at OCC

Holiday, Laser, and Special Events Set for November & December at Novins Planetarium

Enjoy a celestial experience at the Robert J. Novins Planetarium (Bldg #13) on the Ocean County College Main Campus, College Drive, Toms River, NJ.  Please park in Parking Lot #2.  Enjoy a variety of laser, kids, sky, and holiday shows!

SPECIAL EVENT

Fri, Nov 17 at 7:00 p.m. – Scout Night: Calling all Boy Scouts & Girl Scouts! Join us for a special Scout Edition of our popular Stars from My Backyard Star Talk. Learn about the sun, moon, weather, constellations, and planets visible in the current sky.

KIDS SHOWS

Sat, Nov 4Nov 11, & Nov 18; Thurs, Nov 9; and Fri, Nov 10 & Nov 24, and Sat, Nov 25 at 12:30 p.m. – The Stars from My Backyard: Live Star Talk for Kids! (Ages 4-10). Learn about the sun, moon, weather, constellations, and planets visible in the current sky. Fun stories, songs, and a passing rainstorm help make this an exciting introduction for young children. Continue reading Holiday, Laser, and Special Events Set for November & December at Novins Planetarium

“THERE’S A KIND OF HUSH” AT GRUNIN CENTER FEATURING PETER NOONE AND HERMAN’S HERMITS

Herman’s Hermits starring Peter Noone come to the Jay and Linda Grunin Center for the Arts at Ocean County College on Saturday, November 25, with two shows! Matinee at 2:00 p.m. and Evening at 8:00 p.m. Performances take place on the Main Stage, Grunin Center, OCC Main Campus, College Drive, Toms River, NJ. Continue reading “THERE’S A KIND OF HUSH” AT GRUNIN CENTER FEATURING PETER NOONE AND HERMAN’S HERMITS

INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION WEEK EVENTS AT OCEAN COUNTY COLLEGE

The Global Education Committee and Student Life Committee at Ocean County College (OCC) present International Education Week, “Bound to the Destiny of Others.” All events take place on the Main Campus, College Drive, Toms River, NJ.  Free and open to the public. Continue reading INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION WEEK EVENTS AT OCEAN COUNTY COLLEGE