Campus Highlights

Put your thumb down to fight child abuse

The OCCC Child Development Center and Lab School has set out to raise awareness during national child abuse prevention month. Support the cause by placing your thumbprint on the canvas located in front of  Academic Advising or at the Family and Community Education Center, located at 6500 S. Land Ave. For more information contact Christian Timmons, child development teacher, at


Learn about your water footprint April 12

Students, staff, and employees are invited to attend and listen to Business and Economics Professor Charles Wayne Myrick as he leads a discussion, “Economics and Your Water Footprint.” The discussion is from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 12, in College Union 3. Myrick will also discuss the vitality of water in the economy. For more information on the series contact the OCCC Library at 405-682-7564.


Champian Fulton Quartet April 12

World class pianist and Oklahoma native Champian Fulton will captivate the audience as she delivers a charismatic performance at  7:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 12, in the Visual and Performing Arts Center. Fulton’s piano and vocal talents have been heard all around the world. To purchase tickets for an unforgettable night of music, contact the OCCC Box Office at 405-682-7579 or visit


Graduating and unsure of what’s next?

Are you a student graduating in May and still unsure of what your next step is after OCCC? Or are you a student who will be graduating in the next year? Then the Futures Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., on Wednesday, April 13, in the College Union, is the event for you. Students will be able to ask last minute transfer questions and speak with the different offices at OCCC to make sure they’re on track for graduation. For soon to be graduates, over 30 employers will be present. The event is hosted by the Graduation, Employment and Transfer Services office. For more questions contact the GET office at 405-682-7519.


Black Community Conference, April 23

The OCCC Black Student Association will sponsor the first Black Community Conference from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., on Saturday, April 23, in the College Union. Students and community members will engage in presentations, workshops, and entertainment as they discuss concerns affecting the black community. Registration is required and a $10 donation fee will be collected upon arrival at the conference. Registration deadline is April 14. To register visit or contact the club via email at


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