Category Archives: College/University

50th Annual Commencement Ceremony at Ocean County College

One thousand four hundred and ninety-nine (1,499)* students are candidates for associate degrees at Ocean County College’s 50th Annual Commencement Ceremony on Thursday, May 25 at 6:00 p.m., held on OCC’s Main Campus, College Drive, Toms River, NJ.  Following the ceremony, OCC will host a cookie reception on the College Mall for graduates, friends, and family.

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OUTSTANDING STUDENTS HONORED AT OCC AWARDS CEREMONY

Ocean County College presented 51 awards, totaling more than $63,650 to 77 outstanding students at its 50th Annual Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, May 24, at 7:00 p.m. in the Jay and Linda Grunin Center for the Arts, on the Ocean County College Main Campus, College Drive, Toms River, NJ.

The Awards Ceremony will be re-broadcast on Ocean TV 20 via Comcast of Toms River and Long Beach Island Channel 20 and Verizon FiOS of Northern Ocean County Channel 24 on Thursday,May 25 at 8:00 p.m.; Saturday, May 27 at 8:00 p.m.; Sunday, May 28 at 3:00 p.m.; and Monday, May 29 at 4:00 p.m. The ceremony will also be broadcast on the College’s website, www.ocean.edu, with video remaining available for online viewing for several weeks. Continue reading OUTSTANDING STUDENTS HONORED AT OCC AWARDS CEREMONY

41ST ANNUAL SENIOR CITIZENS ART EXHIBIT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

From June 10 to July 6, the public is invited to view artwork created by talented Ocean County artists at the 41st Annual Ocean County Senior Citizens Art Exhibit at Ocean County College, Grunin Center Gallery, 2nd floor, (Building #12), OCC Main Campus, College Drive, Toms River, NJ.  Gallery hours are Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., and Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon.  Admission is FREE and open to the public. Continue reading 41ST ANNUAL SENIOR CITIZENS ART EXHIBIT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Stockton Hosts State’s First Gubernatorial Primary Debates for Republicans and Democrats in 2017

Candidates for their parties’ nominations to run for governor of New Jersey – one of the most powerful governorships in the nation – squared off at Stockton University tonight in the first statewide gubernatorial primary debates. Continue reading Stockton Hosts State’s First Gubernatorial Primary Debates for Republicans and Democrats in 2017

Stockton Professor Elisa von Joeden-Forgey and Colleague Meeting with Pope Francis Friday

Elisa von Joeden-Forgey, Dr. Marsha Raticoff Grossman Professor of Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Stockton University, and her colleague, Irene Victoria Massimino, an Argentine human rights lawyer, will be meeting privately with Pope Francis at the Vatican on Friday, May 5. Continue reading Stockton Professor Elisa von Joeden-Forgey and Colleague Meeting with Pope Francis Friday

Gov. Christie Breaks Ground for Atlantic City Gateway Project with Stockton’s $178M. Campus

The $220 million Atlantic City Gateway Project “demonstrates that we’ve turned the corner” in efforts to revitalize the city, said Gov. Chris Christie today, joining state Senate President Stephen Sweeney, Atlantic City Development Corp. (AC Devco) Chairman Jon Hanson, South Jersey Industries President and CEO Michael Renna and Stockton President Harvey Kesselman to break ground for the project, which includes Stockton’s new residential campus.

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Minority Health Awareness at OHI This April

Exactly what free services are available for Ocean County’s uninsured and underinsured populations? In recognition of Minority Health Awareness Month, Ocean Health Initiatives (OHI), a federally qualified health center (FQHC), will be providing information on April 26, 27, and 28 at three of its health centers about health services, such as Rapid HIV/AIDS Test, free pregnancy tests and screenings, and information on vaccinations and immunizations. Continue reading Minority Health Awareness at OHI This April