Campus Highlights

November 20, 2015 Campus Community, Campus Events, Campus Highlights, Community Print Print

Sexual health discussion Nov. 23
Nursing Professor Jennifer Peters will speak to students, faculty, and staff about sexual health, sexually transmitted disease prevention and testing at 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 23 in Social Sciences Center room 1H8. For more information, contact Peters at

Campus closing for Thanksgiving break
The OCCC Library, Main Building, and all other OCCC facilities will be closed Wednesday through Sunday the week of Thanksgiving. Classes will resume Monday, Nov. 30. For more information on shortened hours the week of Thanksgiving see page 1.

Coffee & Gender Monday, Nov. 30
Psychology Professor Greg Parks, Human Relations Vice President Angie Christopher, and Sociology Professor Lierin Probasco will speak about gender at noon on Monday, Nov. 30, in CU3. For more information, contact the Student Life Office at 405-682-7523.

Design a water vessel Wednesday, Dec. 2
Take your mind off end of term stress by keeping your hands busy. Ceramics Professor Jeremy Fineman will help students design and make their own ceramic cups at noon on Wednesday, Dec. 2 in CU3. For more information, contact organizer Tricia Sweany at

Gym closed Friday, Dec. 4
The gym will be closed for the Police Athletic League from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 4. For more information, contact the Recreation and Fitness Office at 405-682-7860.

Free fitness classes during lunch
Students, faculty, and staff can use their OCCC ID to attend quick, 30 minute classes offered during their lunch hour Monday through Friday in the Wellness Center. Yoga, pilates, TRX, cardio kickboxing, and more are offered. For a complete schedule, visit

OCCC’s Home for the Holidays will be Dec. 5
OCCC’s annual Home for the Holidays event will take place at 10 a.m. in the Visual and Performing Arts Center Theater. Family-friendly festivities will start with pony rides, a petting zoo and balloon artists. Disney characters from Frozen will be there for free pictures, as well as a special appearance from Santa Claus. The main event will start at 11:00 a.m. There will be singing and dancing with performances by Edgar Cruz and Jaminalz. Attendees will receive a special gift on the way out. For more information, contact Arts Division Secretary Jessica De Arman at

All Highlights are due Monday by noon for inclusion in the next issue. Email your event to or drop by the Pioneer office located in AH 1F2.

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