Campus Highlights

September 30, 2015 Campus Community, Campus Events, Campus Highlights Print Print

Free popcorn and movie Oct. 1
Come unwind after a busy week with the Engineering Club. They will be screening their biweekly movie in room 3N0 in the main building. The event is open to all students and faculty, and popcorn is provided. For more information, email the Engineering Club at

“America’s Got Talent” stars live in VPAC
The Texas Tenors gallop to their OCCC debut after being featured in an award-winning PBS special. Catch the unique mix up of country, pop, and classical from the trio at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 1, in the VPAC Theater. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit the box office website at or call the box office at 405-682-7579.

Awareness for domestic violence Oct. 6 and 7
Student Life will have a display set up in the General Dining Area lobby from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday and Wednesday, Oct. 6 and 7, as part of Domestic Violence Awareness month. On average, 24 women and men per minute are the victims of rape, sexual assault or stalking by an intimate partner, according to the National Domestic Violence website. For more information, call the Student Life office at 405-682-7523. If you are experiencing domestic violence, questioning aspects of an unhealthy relationship or seeking more information or resources, call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-SAFE to speak to highly trained advocates available around the clock.

Learn parliamentary procedure Oct. 8
As part of OCCC’s Leadership Series, students can meet from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 8, in the CU Oklahoma Room to learn Robert’s Rule of Order, the essential guidebook for any leader or parliamentarian to host orderly meetings. The Leader Series is designed to enhance students leaders on campus, so any club or organization leaders, as well as any student interested in leadership, is encouraged to attend. For more information, visit the Student Life office or email

Volunteer with Habitat for Humanity
Students can earn service learning hours and gain valuable skills while giving back to their community working with Habitat for Humanity from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 10. Habitat for Humanity has helped more than one million struggling families, representing five million people, improve their living situation, according to the organization’s website. To sign up for this group service project or for more information on service learning hours, visit the Student Life office or email

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