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IS THIS THE END? WHAT THE MAYA REALLY SAID ABOUT 2012
Dr. Edwin Barnhart
“Is This The End?” Dr. Edwin Barnhart, archaeologist and expert on Mayan civilization, will speak on the prediction that end of the world is coming on Monday, December 10th, at 6:00 p.m. in the Robert B. Moore Theatre. The lecture is free and open to the public. The program is presented by OCC Staff Development and the OCC Foundation.

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CAMPUS EXTENDS LIBRARY, COMPUTER CENTER HOURS DURING FINALS WEEK
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Orange Coast College will offer extended hours for students in several campus areas, including the Library, Computing Center and Student Success Center during finals week. Kristin Clark, Vice President of Student Services, announced the extended hours this week. The program is “an effort to support a culture of academic success that emphasizes the importance of studying.”

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PROPOSITION 30 AND MEASURE M PASS - WHAT DOES IT MEAN FOR OCC AND STUDENTS?
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Voters approved Proposition 30 and Measure M. What does it mean for OCC? And how will it benefit students?

A two-sided hand card Q&A about the impact of Prop 30 and Measure M to the campus is now available. The separate messages offer brief straightforward answers to common questions about funding that will come to the campus.


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STUDENT PHOTOGRAPHY SHOW OPENS NOVEMBER 21
Phillipp Scholz Rittermann
Student photographers will exhibit their work in Orange Coast College’s Annual Juried Student Photography Exhibit through December 11th. Juror for the exhibit is internationally renowned photographer Phillipp Scholz Rittermann. A minimum of $800 in prize money as well as non-cash prizes will be awarded.

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PATHWAY DAYS INTRODUCES STUDENTS TO PROFESSIONAL MARINERS PROGRAM
Mariners Pathways Day
High school students will visit OCC’s Professional Mariners Program at the OCC Sailing Center on Friday, December 7th, for Pathway Days, a program designed to introduce prospective students to college opportunities.

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OCC CARATS CLUB PLANS "LEAVES OF GRATITUDE" POETRY READING
The OCC CARATS Club and Guardian Scholars will host “Leaves of Gratitude” poetry reading on Friday, November 30th, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the Ornamental Horticulture Garden.
 
CARATS stands for California Advocates for Re-Entry and Transfer Students. The OCC Chapter is part of the statewide CARATS organization.

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FRIDAY DEADLINE FOR CHILDREN'S CENTER SEE'S CANDY SALES
Friday, November 30th, is the deadline to order See’s Candies to support the Harry & Grace Steele Children’s Center. Order forms for the candy, starting at $6.80 for a mini holiday fancy box, are available at http://fr.sees.com/pdf/12FRPSF_Wtr.pdf. Please include your phone or extension number on your check and order form. Make checks payable to "OCC Children's Center." No cash, please.


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STUDENTS TO PERFORM SELECTION OF BROADWAY FAVORITES
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Orange Coast College theatre arts instructor Beth Hansen will direct a theatre workshop featuring the Broadway favorites on Friday, November 30th, at 8:00 p.m. in the Robert B. Moore Theatre. Performers are students in Hansen’s advanced performance class. Tickets are on sale for $10 at the OCC Bursar’s Office, (714) 432-5880, and online at www.occtickets.com. Tickets will also be available at the door.

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JAZZ ENSEMBLES TO PLAY ON DECEMBER 3
Orange Coast College music instructor Paul Navidad will direct the OCC Jazz Ensembles in a concert on Monday, December 3rd, at 7:30 p.m. in the Robert B. Moore Theatre. Advance tickets are on sale in the OCC Bursar’s Office for $8. Admission will be $10 at the door.

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EXHIBIT FEATURES "LUCENT DOSSIER" SERIES BY OCC PHOTO ALUM
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OCC School of Photography alum, Peter Leal, opens his exhibit "The Lucent Dossier Experience: Reflections From the Palace" on December 3, 2012, running through January 29, 2013, in the Matsuko and Sati Yoshida Student Projects Space in OCC's Arts Center Room 112.


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BOOKSTORE HOSTS FACULTY & STAFF APPRECIATION EVENT
bookstore appreciation bannerIn celebration of our partnership, OCC's Follett Bookstore is hosting a Faculty & Staff Appreciation Event on Tuesday, December 4, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. As a token of their appreciation, the bookstore is extending a 20% discount on select merchandise. Refreshments will be served and shoppers are encouraged to enter the Opportunity Drawing to win a prize.

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DANCE DEPARTMENT TO PRESENT "STUDIO HOUR" DECEMBER 5
Orange Coast College’s Dance Department will offer an end-of-the-semester informal presentation of classroom material and works in progress at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 5th, in Robert B. Moore Theatre. Admission is $6.

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OCC'S ANNUAL POINSETTIA SALE CELEBRATES 35 YEARS
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Orange Coast College’s Ornamental Horticulture Department will conduct its 35th annual holiday poinsettia sale on Friday, December 7th, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The most popular 6-inch pots have three plants instead of one, which makes them lush and fuller than plants usually sold in stores.

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MUDSLINGERS TO HOST HOLIDAY CERAMICS SALE DECEMBER 7-8
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Orange Coast College Mudslingers Club will sponsor the 36th Annual Holiday Ceramics Sale on Friday and Saturday, December 7th and December 8th, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in Art Center 113. Hundreds of functional and decorative pottery items and sculptural forms will be available, all made by OCC Mudslingers’ intermediate and advanced students.

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"TOY MASTER GENERAL" TAKES THE STAGE DECEMBER 7
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Orange Coast College’s Repertory Theatre Company will stage “An Old-Fashioned Christmas Melodrama and Ice Cream Social” December 7th through December 16th. Performances will be at 7:00 p.m. on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, and at 2:30 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. Advance tickets, at $7 for adults and $5 for children and seniors, are on sale in the Bursar’s Office at (714) 432-5880 and online at www.occtickets.com. Tickets will be $9 and $7 at the door.

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2012 OCC GARRISON FELLOWS HONORED
2012 Garrison Fellows
The Garrison Fellows program was established by OCC Honors to recognize outstanding scholarship and leadership by OCC students. The program is named for Distinguished Professor (Emeritus) Tom Garrison who led the OCC Honors program for its first twelve years.

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OCC GAMER'S GUILD HOSTING FUNDRAISER AND TOURNAMENT
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Orange Coast College’s Gamer's Guild is hosting a Make-A-Wish Community Fundraiser and Tournament on November 30th, 3:00-7:00 p.m. in the OCC Student Center Lounge. Food, snacks and refreshments will be provided.

For more information, contact occgamersguild@gmail.com or text 714-623-2033.



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PIRATES FINISH SECOND AT CITRUS TOURNEY
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GLENDORA -- The Orange Coast College men's basketball team was on both sides of some wild finishes this weekend at the 2012 Neil Edwards Classic as the Pirates advanced to the tourney title game before finishing second overall.

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RETIREES TO ENJOY ANNUAL HOLIDAY LUNCHEON DECEMBER 7
More than 500 emeritus faculty and staff members have been invited to the annual Holiday Luncheon on Friday, December 7th, at 11:30 a.m. in the Student Center Lounge. Retirees should reserve their seat by calling 714-432-5707 or sending an email to rkinn@occ.cccd.edu.

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ANGEL TREE DRIVE COLLECTS GIFTS FOR NEEDY CHILDREN, SENIORS
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Angel trees and festive donation cropped up on campus recently as the Associated Students began the 28th annual Angel Tree Project. Students will collect gifts for needy youngsters and senior citizens through December 7th.

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ECLECTIC CAFE RE-OPENS FRIDAY
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OCC’s popular Eclectic café will re-open on Friday, November 30th, and will continue to serve a gourmet lunch on Fridays from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Student Center until the end of the semester. This week’s entrees include spinach fettucini, grilled New York steak or duck confit. Patrons can choose creamy tomato soup or shrimp terrine with roasted red pepper couis for appetizers.

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DEADLINE EXTENDED TO NOVEMBER 30 FOR EOPS/CARE OPPORTUNITY DRAWING TICKETS
The annual EOPS/CARE-sponsored Adopt-A-Family fundraising drive is underway and the Opportunity Drawing deadline has been extended to November 30th. This year’s top prize is an Apple iPad 3 with 32 GB and Wi-Fi.

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SAVE THE DATE! RETIREMENT CELEBRATION FOR BEV MILLER AND JIM STEAD
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Please join us to celebrate the retirement of Bev Miller and Jim Stead from OCC Reprographics on Wednesday, December 12th, 2-3:30 p.m. in the Captain's Table.


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HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE ROUNDUP
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Last weekend’s Household Hazardous Waste Roundup at OCC was expected to draw about 200 cars but ended up serving close to 400. OCC’s Mike Carey and his team of students and volunteers, in conjunction with the Costa Mesa Sanitary District, collected more than 36,000 pounds of waste from residents of Costa Mesa, Newport Beach and Irvine, which otherwise would clog area landfills.


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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR SPRING WELCOME DAYS 2013
welcome days information tableSpring “Welcome Days” will take place Monday, January 28, and Tuesday, January 29 – the first two days of spring semester classes. We’re filling our slots with OCC staff and student volunteers to help new and returning students. You’ll spend your time greeting students and providing printed materials such as campus maps at one of the information tables in the Quad, Library or Watson Hall. We need help between the hours of 7:30 am to 7:00 pm.

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SENIOR DAY 2013 COMES A MONTH EARLY
OCC’s next Senior Day will fall almost a month earlier than in past years. The event has been slated for Tuesday, February 26th from 10am – 2pm. The change allows for efficiencies and cost-savings, and is endorsed by high school counselors who feel an earlier date gives students more time to consider options and apply for programs of study.

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MACINTOSH USERS' GROUP MEETS SATURDAY
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The Orange Apple Computer Club, a Macintosh user's group, meets Saturday, December 1, on campus. The club, which has been gathering at OCC for more than two decades, meets the first Saturday of each month (except holiday weekends), from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon in the Chemistry Building, Room 214. First time visitors are free.


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Committee Reports

College Council Recap

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OCC Newsmakers

OCC’s Food Riders Club
Hunger Artists

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Save The Date!

OCC Galleries
Campus Events

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News You Can Use

Voluntary Separation Program (VSP)
Access OCC's Spring 2013 Schedule Online!
Managers: Time to Check Your Web Pages
Navigating Success Through “S”
2012 Campus Wide Holiday Celebration
New Year’s Eve Block Party
Chancellor's News Briefs







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On A Personal Note

Barbara Armstrong Phillips, wife of retired OCC counselor Mal Phillips, passed away on November 16th. She was from a pioneer Orange County family and Armstrong Street in Santa Ana is named for her family. Mal was an OCC counselor from 1957 until 1993. The couple, who were married for 64 years, resided in Tustin after they retired. Services were held November 26th at Fairhaven Memorial Park in Santa Ana. Barbara is survived by her husband; daughter, Linda Sanchez; one granddaughter, Alysia; and six great-grandchildren.

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Pirate Sports Blog

Pirate Sports Updates

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