Category Archives: College/University

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

Stockton Student Named Volunteer of the Year by Mental Health Association of Monmouth County

Jordan Ramos-Farhat, a senior at Stockton University, has been named has been named the Mental Health Association of Monmouth County’s 2017 Volunteer of the Year.

Ramos-Farhat is from Belmar, N.J., and is very active both on and off campus.

“Mental health is an area that has many stigmas associated with it, and I wanted to work toward breaking those stigmas so people could seek the potentially lifesaving support they need,” said Ramos-Farhat, who was successfully treated for depression last year. “I have personally seen mental health negatively impact many peoples’ lives, and wanted to be an advocate for them and others, so they know how to get connected with the resources they need. Continue reading Stockton Student Named Volunteer of the Year by Mental Health Association of Monmouth County

SUBSTANCE ABUSE SUMMIT TO BE HELD AT OCEAN COUNTY COLLEGE

Ocean County College’s Governmental Affairs Institute will present a Substance Abuse Summit: Prevention & Recovery on Tuesday, May 9 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the Gateway Building Lecture Hall (Bldg #101) on Ocean County College’s Main Campus, College Drive, Toms River, NJ.  Admission is free.

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ANNUAL SENIOR ART EXHIBIT SEEKS SENIOR ARTISTS

Calling all senior artists!  The 41st Annual Ocean County Senior Citizens Art Exhibit is looking for entries.  Professional and nonprofessional artists, 60 years of age or older, who are residents of Ocean County are eligible to submit artwork in one of 11 categories.  Artwork will be received only on Wednesday, June 7 between 9:00 a.m. and 12:00 noon in the lobby of the Jay and Linda Grunin Center for the Arts (Building #12) on the Ocean County College Main Campus, College Drive, Toms River, NJ.  Please use Parking Lot #2. Continue reading ANNUAL SENIOR ART EXHIBIT SEEKS SENIOR ARTISTS

TRAVEL TO IRELAND THIS SUMMER WITH OCEAN COUNTY COLLEGE

Take a trip with Ocean County College and discover the History & Culture of Ireland: Ireland Travel Seminar: August 4 to August 12.  Registration is first-come first-serve.  Community members are welcome to participate on a non-credit basis. Participants must be at least 18 years old and out of high school.  Register today.  Space is limited.

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Anna Deavere Smith Keeps Audience Spellbound with ‘Snapshots: Portraits of a World in Transition’

Anna Deavere Smith brought the audience of over 800 people to their feet in the Sports Center tonight with her portrayals of people from all across America in “Snapshots: Portraits of a World in Transition,” at Stockton University.

The nationally known actress, playwright and educator recreated moments from conversations she has had with 250 people, sparking a variety of emotions and points of view on timely issues.

She “did” Allen Bullock, a teenager who got six months in jail for taking out his frustration over Freddie Gray’s death in Baltimore police custody by smashing a traffic cone through a police car’s windshield.

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MAY THE FOURTH BE WITH YOU AT OCEAN COUNTY COLLEGE’S SPRING DAY!

May the Fourth be with you … May 4, that is!  Ocean County College’s Spring Day is a celebration of the academic and social opportunities that await students.  Join us for a day of FREE fun and information on Thursday, May 4 from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on the Main Campus, College Drive, Toms River, NJ.  The public is invited to attend.

Spring Day is a combination Open House, Accepted Students Day, and Spring Celebration!  Whether you already know that OCC is the next step on your journey or if you need a little more convincing, Spring Day is the perfect time to visit the campus, experience the people, and enjoy the culture.  The force is strong at OCC!  Join us for a day of fun, food, games, music, tours, and a movie on the Green (Star Wars: The Force Awakens). Continue reading MAY THE FOURTH BE WITH YOU AT OCEAN COUNTY COLLEGE’S SPRING DAY!