“The first step to getting the things you want out of life is this: Decide what you want.” —Ben Stein
As we move into the summer semester, nearly... Read More →
Student support available “Although the world is full of suffering, it is full also of the overcoming of it.” — Helen Keller Some semesters seem more difficult than... Read More →
“Mistakes are the portals of discovery.” James Joyce (1882-1941)
Part of what helps us grow and become the most that we can be is the ability to make... Read More →
“My problem lies in reconciling my gross habits with my net income.” — Errol Flynn
The Federal Education Act of 1965 paved the way for the system of college financial... Read More →
“Energy and persistence conquer all things.” —Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)
Welcome to all new and returning students. We hope the fall will be a great semester... Read More →
Butterflies appear to be among the most fragile and delicate creatures on earth.
Yet, some species are strong enough to migrate thousands of miles each year to find warmer... Read More →
Perhaps I shouldn’t try to write this column when I’m hungry, but as I contemplate the topic of diversity, my mind keeps taking me to muffins. Who doesn’t love... Read More →
Stress: A physiological response to environmental factors.
Example: Having missed nearly one third (or more) of the semester thus far due to nasty weather.
Going to college is... Read More →
Happy New Year, everyone, and welcome back or to OCCC!
Just like clockwork, the wheels of time have brought us to a new year, a new semester, and changes... Read More →
“At the height of laughter, the universe is flung into a kaleidoscope of new possibilities,” said Jean Houston.
We’ve reached that point in the semester when just about... Read More →