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8/3/2017 5:08 PMOrange Coast College to Host Viewing Event for Rare Solar Eclipse Aug. 21

Orange Coast College’s astronomy department invites members of the public to witness a rare solar eclipse via the College’s solar telescopes on Monday, Aug. 21.

7/13/2017 2:39 PMOCC Chamber Singers Perform ‘Songs of the Slave’ at Carnegie Hall in New York

​​When Orange Coast College's Chamber Singers took part in a performance of Kirke Mechem's "Songs of the Slave" at Carnegie Hall on June 24, the atmosphere was electric.

7/6/2017 2:44 PMRetired Professor Gifts $1 Million To Orange Coast College Planetarium

​​The Orange Coast College Foundation has received a gift of $1 million from retired Spanish Professor Mary McChesney.

6/26/2017 2:54 PMRare Corpse Flower Set to Bloom This Week at Orange Coast College

Orange Coast College's horticulture department has announced it has a "Corpse Flower" ready to bloom

6/12/2017 12:03 PMOCC’s 17th Annual Summer Sailstice Celebration Scheduled for June 24

​Orange Coast College's School of Sailing and Seamanship will host its annual Discover Sailing and Summer Sailstice Celebration on Saturday, June 24

5/16/2017 4:13 PMOC Children’s Book Festival Co-Founders Named 2017 OCC Community Partners of the Year

​Barry Ackerman and Pat Burns have been selected as Orange Coast College's 2017 Community Partners of the Year.

5/16/2017 2:55 PMSports Broadcaster Benny Ricardo Tapped as Keynote Speaker at OCC’s Commencement

​Orange Coast College Alumni Hall of Fame member and retired National Football League player and broadcaster Benny Ricardo will deliver the keynote speech at OCC's 2017 Commencement.

5/9/2017 1:54 PMWorld Dance Celebration Will Feature Afro-Haitian Drumming, Folklorico

​​Orange Coast College will hold its 9th annual World Dance Celebration on Friday, May 19 at 8 p.m. in the Robert B. Moore Theatre.

5/9/2017 1:52 PMClay Lacy Scholarship Will Help Fund Orange Coast College Aviation Science Program

OCC students looking to earn their private instrument and commercial pilot licenses will get a financial boost from Clay Lacy Aviation.

5/8/2017 1:37 PMNationally Ranked Dance, Cheer Program Invites Athletes to Try Out for 2017

​Orange Coast College's national championship winning cheer and dance teams will hold open tryouts on May 12 and 13.

5/2/2017 10:22 AMOrange Coast College’s Dance Dept.’s Popular Studio Hour Slated for May 16

​​Orange Coast College's dance department will present its annual "Studio Hour," on Tuesday, May 16, at 7 p.m.

4/27/2017 4:33 PMOCC Marketing Dept. Wins Five Awards at CCPRO Annual Conference

​​Orange Coast College's marketing and public relations department won five top awards at the annual CCPRO conference awards dinner.

4/19/2017 10:12 AMOrange Coast College Ranked No. 2 in the Nation for Return on Educational Investment

​​In a study measuring how much bang for their buck students in the United States get from two-year public colleges, Orange Coast College nearly topped the list.

4/19/2017 10:08 AMOCC Speech, Debate & Theater Team Nabs National Title 3rd Year in a Row

​Orange Coast College's Speech, Debate and Reader's Theatre team made history on April 15 with its third straight national championship win

4/13/2017 4:41 PMOCC’s Green Coast Day Brings Eco Awareness to Campus with Exhibits, Awards

​Orange Coast College will host its 12th annual Green Coast Day event on Wednesday, April 19 with exhibits by environmentally conscientious businesses

4/5/2017 5:52 PMOrange Coast College Students Dancers Will Showcase Their Skills at Annual Concert

​Orange Coast College student dancers will perform everything from modern to jazz to hip-hop routines during the College's 54th annual Student Dance Concert

4/5/2017 5:42 PMOCC Community Ed Class Gives High School Seniors Insight into College Life

​Orange Coast College's Community Education department is hosting a series that will offer real world examples and knowledge about what it's really like to be away from home.

4/4/2017 4:13 PMOCC Financial Aid Fair Reaches Out to Students and Their Families

​Orange Coast College's Financial Aid office will hold a "Financial Aid Spring Into Action" fair on Saturday, April 15​.

4/3/2017 3:37 PMOCC Horticulture Department’s Spring Sale Slated for Last Three Fridays in April

​​​Local gardeners will have the chance to pick up high-quality plants and vegetables at Orange Coast College's annual Spring Plant Sale

4/3/2017 11:23 AMOCC Rep to Present 30 Plays In 60 Minutes

​Orange Coast College's Repertory Theatre Company will speed things up with 30 two-minute plays

3/24/2017 9:06 AMOCC’s Inaugural Pirate’s Plank Competition Will Mimic Popular Shark Tank TV Show

​Orange Coast College will showcase student entrepreneurship with its first ever Pirate's Plank Competition on Thursday, April 6

3/14/2017 1:26 PMOCC Invites Public to Meet With Recruiters at Job & Internship Fair on March 21

​​Orange Coast College students and the public are invited to meet with recruiters at a Job and Internship Fair on Tuesday, March 21

3/14/2017 1:23 PMOCC Honors Designer Minoru Yokoyama as 2017 Distinguished Visiting Scholar

​​Orange Coast College's Visiting Scholar Program will host an evening of design and culture presented by the 2017 OCC Distinguished Visiting Scholar Minoru Yokoyama on March 21

3/9/2017 2:43 PMOrange Coast College Theater Dept. Brings American Classic to Costa Mesa

​Orange Coast College's Theatre Arts department will present "Our Town" by Thornton Wilder on March 17–26

3/7/2017 3:10 PMOCC’s Newest Fellow Will Direct Students Toward Careers in Energy and Sustainability

​​Orange Coast College has partnered with Energize Colleges to bring fellow Tristian Trevino onto campus for the next 10 months.

2/24/2017 3:52 PMOCC Symphony, Chorale & Chamber Singers to Perform Baroque Masterworks

​The Orange Coast College Symphony, Chamber Singers and Chorale will perform masterworks by Bach, Handel and Purcell on Saturday, March 4

2/24/2017 2:49 PMOrange Coast College Invites High School Mathletes to Duke it Out on March 24

​High school students will have the opportunity to show off their math skills, win prizes, compete with and against their likeminded peers, and learn about Orange Coast College's math and science programs at "Clash of the Mathletes"

2/23/2017 7:10 PMDr. Derek Vergara Named Orange Coast College’s Dean of Students
​​Orange Coast College welcomed back Dr. Derek Vergara in early February as its Dean of Students.​
2/21/2017 5:02 PMOCC’s Doyle Arts Pavilion Exhibit Will Showcase Sci-Fi Inspired Photography

​Orange Coast College's Frank M. Doyle Arts Pavilion will host an exhibit titled "Retro-Active: Ten Years of Science Fiction" by photographer and sculptor Sam Davis

2/16/2017 12:04 PMOrange Coast College’s ‘Pair Me a Parody’ Joins Grand Opera and Operetta

​Orange Coast College will present its annual Opera Magnifica, titled "Pair Me a Parody" from Feb. 24–26 in the College's Music Recital Hall.

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