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3/23/2020 2:29 PMOrange Coast College Loans Ventilators to Local Hospital in Response to COVID-19

​With most classes moving online, OCC is able to loan its three respirators to Saddleback Memorial in the face of a growing crisis. 

3/20/2020 11:09 AMOrange Coast College Food Service Program Donates Unused Food to Families in Need

​Since the announcement that OCC's physical campus would be closed until at least the end of March, Coast faculty and volunteers have packaged more than 1,100 meals to be donated to local families in need.

3/5/2020 4:46 PMTony Altobelli Receives National Award for Professionalism during a Tragedy

​During the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) weeklong announcement of the 2020 Special Awards, Orange Coast College's Tony Altobelli was recognized for his courage while performing under a most difficult situation as he was awarded the Bud Nangle Award.

2/27/2020 10:10 AMOCC President Angelica Suarez Named Orange County Hispanic Woman of the Year

​The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) - Santa Ana Council #147 recognized Orange Coast College president, Dr. Angelica Suarez, as one of its 2020 Hispanic Women of the Year awardees.

2/24/2020 5:18 PMOCC Symphony Will Kick Off Spring Season with Music From Classic Broadway Shows

​​The OCC Symphony and Orchestra will present a concert of music from well-known Broadway shows at their spring opener, "The Sound of Broadway," on Feb. 29.

2/21/2020 11:43 AMOCC Dance Opens Spring Master Class Series with Eminent Choreographer

Orange Coast College's dance department  is thrilled to host Los-Angeles-based Gregory Butler, associate choreographer for the six-time Tony-Award-winning Broadway musical CHICAGO on Sunday, Feb. 23 from 3-5 p.m.

2/14/2020 12:28 PMGuest Lecturer Provides Insight Into Life of Working Musician

​Orange Coast College's music department has invited professional musician Tish Diaz to give a guest lecture on Wednesday, Feb. 26.

2/12/2020 2:12 PMFounder of Kwanzaa Invited to Give Talk at OCC to Celebrate Black History Month

​Orange Coast College will host activist and scholar Dr. Maulana Karenga on Wednesday, Feb. 26 at 3 p.m.

1/27/2020 1:50 PMImmersive Media Technology Highlighted in Exhibition at The Doyle Starting Jan. 29

​A cutting-edge exhibition premiering a series of interactive, virtual and augmented reality projects will be on display at the Doyle Arts Pavilion from Jan. 29 until Apr. 4.

1/27/2020 1:44 PMFirst Survey of John Upton’s Photographs, An Influential Educator in Photographic Education at The Doyle Starting Jan. 29

​John Upton's first survey of his fine art photography will examine his decades-long commitment to exploring urban and natural landscapes in transition.

1/26/2020 3:18 PMSTATEMENT: Passing of John Altobelli

​It is with the heaviest of hearts that we announce the passing of Orange Coast College head baseball coach John Altobelli. He was a coach, a colleague, a mentor and a friend at OCC for 27 years. 

12/6/2019 4:48 PMOrange Coast College Will Host ROADS on Mars Challenge for SoCal Region

​​Orange Coast College will be the Southern California hub for NASA's ROADS on Mars Student Challenge in the Spring of 2020. 

12/4/2019 6:15 PMOCC Poinsettia Sale Scheduled for Dec. 6

​​Orange Coast College is kicking off the holiday season with its annual Poinsettia Sale. The popular event will take place on Friday, Dec. 6 from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. in the College's greenhouses. 

12/2/2019 2:51 PMOCC Celebrates Kwanzaa with Creator of Pan-African holiday, Dr. Maulana Karenga

​Orange Coast College's UMOJA program has invited activist and scholar Dr. Maulana Karenga to speak at a Kwanzaa celebration on Wednesday, Dec. 4 at 12:30 p.m. in the College's Multicultural Center.

11/25/2019 10:11 AMOCC Music Department Will Perform Holiday Favorites at Inaugural Variety Show Dec. 2

​The Orange Coast College Music Department is hosting its first-ever variety show of musical treats to celebrate the season!

11/14/2019 3:24 PMOCC Guitar Ensemble Will Share Stage with Guitarist Bokyung Byun at Fall Concert

Orange Coast College music instructor Adam Pettit will direct the OCC Guitar Ensemble in a performance on Sunday, Dec. 8.

11/13/2019 1:56 PMOCC Chamber Singers, Chorale Choose ‘Passion Projects’ for Fall Showcase

​The OCC Chamber Singers and Chorale will join forces with a group of talented soloists to present a program of music for voices from all around the world on Saturday, Nov. 16.

11/7/2019 4:21 PMOrange Coast College Invited to Apply for Prestigious $1M National Award

Orange Coast College has been named as one of 150 top community colleges around the nation eligible to compete for the prestigious Aspen Prize, a $1 million grant that recognizes high achievement and performance.

10/31/2019 4:06 PMOCC Selected to Receive 2019 Leadership Award for Outstanding Commitment to Advancing Green Building

​Award recipients will be honored at Greenbuild Atlanta Nov. 20.

10/24/2019 4:02 PMOCC Symphony Presents ‘Great and Rare Works’ on Nov. 9

Orange Coast College's Symphony will present the work of well-known European composers Joseph Haydn, Gioachino Rossini, and Jean-Philippe Rameau at its second concert of the season, "Great and Rare Works."

10/21/2019 3:44 PMOCC Theatre Adapts ‘Love’s Labour’s Lost’ Against Roaring 1920s Backdrop

​Orange Coast College's theatre department will adapt William Shakespeare's "Love's Labour's Lost" with a Roaring 20's twist. 

10/21/2019 12:51 PMComic Books, History, Literature Are Remixed in New Collages by Richard Kraft at The Doyle

​In his first solo exhibition in Southern California since 2015, a new series of large-scale collages by Richard Kraft that incorporate excised comic book images and texts from literature will be on display at the Frank M. Doyle Arts Pavilion from Oct. 24 until Dec. 5. 

10/18/2019 3:56 PMOCC Dance will Re-Stage Paul Taylor’s ‘3 Epitaphs’ for Faculty Concert

​​Orange Coast College's Dance department will present its annual Faculty Dance Concert on Oct. 26 at 7:30 p.m. in the Robert B. Moore Theatre.

10/16/2019 1:43 PMAcclaimed Ballerina Wendy Whelan Set to Give Artist Talk at Orange Coast College

​The Orange Coast College Dance Department will host acclaimed ballerina Wendy Whelan on Oct. 20 from 10–11:30 a.m. in the College's Robert B. Moore theatre.

10/8/2019 5:14 PMOCC Food Riders Documentary Finalist in Film Fest, Will Premiere on KCET Oct. 30

​Orange Coast College film alumni Hau Nguyen has been selected as a finalist for the 20th Annual Fine Cut Festival of Films.

10/3/2019 4:12 PMPlanetarium Will Screen Documentary about ‘Father of Space Art’ in October

The Orange Coast College Planetarium will host five screenings throughout the month of October of the award-winning documentary about the “Father of Space Art,” Chesley Bonestell.

9/25/2019 3:31 PMOCC Symphony, Choral Ensembles Start Fall Season with Schubert, Mendelssohn, Elgar

Orange Coast College's Symphony and Choral Ensembles will set the tone for the year ahead on Saturday, Oct. 5 with an exquisite mix of classical music.

9/13/2019 5:02 PMGroundbreaking Ceremony Set for OCC Mariner Training Center

​Orange Coast College and the Coast Community College District will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for OCC's new Maritime Training Center on Sept. 23.

9/13/2019 3:50 PMOrange Coast College Welcomes New Community Boating Program Manager

​​Orange Coast College has hired Sarah Hirsch to head up its Community Boating programs at the College's School of Sailing and Seamanship.

9/13/2019 11:10 AMBanff Film Festival Returns to Orange Coast College on Sept. 25

​​The Orange Coast College Friends of the Library will host a screening of the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour, featuring a wide range of outdoor adventures and portraits, including climbing, mountain expeditions, remote cultures, and the world's last great wild places.

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