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OCC'S SLEEP DISORDER PROGRAM WINS 3-YEAR ACCREDITATION
polysomnography studentThe Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education (CAAHEP) has extended accreditation for Orange Coast College’s Polysomnographic (PSG) Technology program, an allied health speciality for the diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders, for an additional three years.

Instead of requiring the program to undergo a full self-study and site visit, the commission evaluated the PSG program’s positive outcome measures such as employment success and students’ Board exam results, according to Kevin Ballinger, dean of OCC’s Consumer and Health Sciences Division.

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DON’T MISS HOLIDAY GATHERING THURSDAY, DEC. 10
basketInterim President Denise Whittaker has invited the campus to attend a holiday gathering, campus appreciation and student textbook fundraiser on Thursday, Dec. 10th, from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. in the Student Center Lounge.

Individuals and campus departments are donating 46 baskets and other prizes for an opportunity drawing to generate at least $2,500 for spring textbook scholarships.

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OCC POINSETTIAS GO ON SALE FRIDAY
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OCC Horticulture Department will conduct its annual poinsettia Friday, Dec. 11th, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Photos of the plants and a live videocam of the poinsettias are available online at www.occhorticulture.com.

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CLASSIFIED PAIR TO SPEARHEAD STAFF DEVELOPMENT EFFORTS
Jennifer LaBounty, an EOPS/CARE specialist, has been named OCC’s Classified Staff Development Coordinator. Jennifer will receive four hours of release time each week to help develop staff development opportunities for classified staff.

The Classified Forum conducted a lottery to select the campus representative for the new Staff Development Committee. Carisa Montooth will serve on the committee and will be responsible for making recommendations for training and programs in Professional Development offered through Staff Development.

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ALEX GREY EXHIBIT PLANS SPECIAL EVENTS
Alex GreySeveral special events are planned in the Frank M. Doyle Arts Pavilion during the Art of Alex Grey exhibition.

On Friday, Dec.11th, “What’s With All the HOOPLA,” will feature live music starting at 6:30 p.m. in an event supporting the OCC Designer Alliance, OCC Architecture Club, OCC Horticulture Club and Back to Natives, a green organization in Orange County dedicated to building green homes. Tickets will be available at the door: $4 students and $6 non-students.

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STUDENT MUSICIANS TO ENTERTAIN IN DECEMBER
Student performers will cap the fall semester with several performances in December. Admission is free for the events listed below.

Charlie Clark will direct student singers in a Pop Vocal Performance at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 11th, at 7:00 p.m. in Music Room 101.

On Wednesday, Dec. 16th, Dana Wheaton will create some holiday cheer when he directs the OCC Wind Ensemble performs in its 7th Annual Christmas Concert at 6:30 p.m. in the OCC Student Center. The musicians will perform a selection of holiday favorites.


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'OLD-FASHIONED CHRISTMAS MELODRAMA' CLOSES SUNDAY
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Orange Coast College’s Repertory Theatre Company will stage final performances of its annual holiday show this weekend.

“An Old-Fashioned Christmas Melodrama and Ice Cream Social,” will run Friday through Sunday, Dec. 11-13, in OCC’s Drama Lab Theatre. Curtain is set for 7:00 p.m. Dec. 11, and 2:30 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. Dec. 12 and 13.

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THEATRE DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES FEBRUARY AUDITIONS FOR ‘HAMLET’
Auditions for “The Tragedy of Hamlet, The Prince of Denmark (Hamlet Redux)” will begin the first week of classes in February in the OCC Drama Lab. The audition schedule will be 6:00 p.m. on Monday, Feb.1st, and 7:00 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, Feb. 2 and Feb. 3.

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SCRIPTS AVAILABLE FOR 'SPOON RIVER ANTHOLOGY' AUDITIONS IN MARCH
Scripts for “Spoon River Anthology’ are on reserve in the OCC Library and may also be obtained from OCC Theatre Arts Professor Alex Golson in Drama Lab 201, agolson@occ.cccd.edu or (714) 432-5640, x5.

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JURIED STUDENT SHOW, RECEPTION FEATURES 50 PHOTOGRAPHS
Fifty photographs submitted by Orange Coast College students are on display through Tuesday, Dec. 15th, in the college’s three photo galleries, Art Center, 2nd floor; Fine Arts Lobby, and Student Gallery in Fine Arts Building, as part of a Juried Student Show. The public is invited to a closing reception on Monday, Dec. 14th, from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. on the second floor of the Art Center.

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ANGEL TREE GIFTS DUE FRIDAY
students with angel treeFriday, Dec. 11th, will be the last opportunity to donate gifts to the campus Angel Tree Drive.

Sponsored by OCC’s Associated Students and College Life Program, the Angel Tree Project places Christmas trees decorated with the gift tags at various locations on campus, including the OCC Administration Building, Library, Starbucks, Watson Hall, Student Center and Clark Computing Center. Gifts can also be brought to the ASOCC Office in the Student Center.

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ADOPT-A-FAMILY SEEKS ADDITIONAL DONORS, PLANS FLAPJACK BREAKFAST
OCC’s Adopt-A-Family program still has families in need and is encouraging OCC departments to sponsor a family for the holidays. The EOPS Office is also accepting monetary donations. Checks should be made out to the OCC Foundation (write Adopt-A-Family in the memo line). Checks can be placed in Jennifer LaBounty’s mailbox. Donors will receive a letter from the Foundation for their charitable contributions.

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News You Can Use

Health Center Closure
Focused Midterm Report
Grade Lab for Faculty

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On A Personal Note

‘Thank You’ from Kye - I want to thank everyone who had the chance to stop by and say goodbye at my retirement party last week. It was a wonderful sendoff. I leave OCC with wonderful memories of the college and Staff Development. We plan to start our adventure soon and will spend Christmas in our home in Savannah, Georgia. Goodbye Y'All
– Kye Daniels
 
Bike Accident Victim Recovering - The daughter of Bob Hoeppner, an OCC counselor who retired eight years ago, was seriously injured on Nov. 15th when she was struck by a car while riding her bike to school with her children, who were not injured.


Kate Leavey, a teacher at Rancho San Joaquin Middle School in Irvine, was riding to school when a car collided with her as she crossed the Irvine Center Drive and Yale intersection. She suffered a skull fracture, as well as multiple fractures to her limbs.


Family members say they have received an outpouring of support from friends, colleagues and studen

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Pirate Sports Shorts

Pirate Sports Updates

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Book Talk

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YOU WERE ALWAYS MOM’S FAVORITE
By Deborah Tannen
BestSellers BF723.S43T36 2009


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Did You Know

Wounded Warriors is an organization dedicated to assisting men and women of the U. S. Armed Forces who have been severely injured during military service in Iraq, Afghanistan and other areas of the world. Injuries range from amputations through severe spinal cord injuries and paralysis. Wounded Warrior services begin in the hospital with support then into rehabilitation, adaptive sports and recreational programs. To contribute or for more information visit their web site at www.woundedwarriorsproject.org,

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