Campus Highlights

October 16, 2015 Campus Community, Campus Highlights, Community Print Print

Native American speaker to share stories
Osage and Cherokee speaker, actor, composer, author and musician J.C. High Eagle will speak from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 22, in the Al Snipes Boardroom as part of the Brown Bag Lecture Series. For more information, contact Student Life at or 405-682-7523.

Halloween Carnival Friday, Oct. 23, canceled
The OCCC Halloween carnival has been canceled this year. For more information on alternative family friendly events in the area, contact Student Life at or 405-682-7523.

Single parent resource fair on Oct. 21
A resource fair for single parents will be held on campus from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 21, in the College Union lobby. Several community organizations will be available to answer questions regarding the resources they provide for single mothers, said Keisha Williams, statewide SMART coordinator. Some of the organizations participating will include Infant Crisis Services, WIC (Women, Infants and Children supplemental food program), YWCA Women’s Resource Center, Variety Care healthcare and Rainbow Fleet child care assistance. For more information, contact Williams at or 405-682-1611, ext. 7117.

Doc Serverinsen to perform at OCCC
The talented and fashionable Doc Severinsen will perform at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 26, in the VPAC Theater. Severinsen served as Tonight Show Host Johnny Carson’s bandleader for several decades, and is noted for his comedic use of music and reformation of jazz classics. For more information and to purchase tickets, contact the OCCC Box Office at 405-682-7579.

Tuition Waiver Applications due Friday, Nov. 20.
Tuition Waiver applications for the spring 2016 semester will be available from Monday, Oct. 19, until 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 20, in the Financial Aid Office. Students need to attach an Academic Transcript and be enrolled for at least six hours in the spring semester before submitting their tuition waiver application to the Financial Aid Office. For more information, call Student Financial Support Services at 405-682-7525.

Blood drive Oct. 27 and 28
OCCC students, faculty and staff can donate blood at the Oklahoma Blood Institute Blood Drive from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 27, and Wednesday, Oct. 28, in the General Dining Area. For more information on donor requirements, visit or call 1-877-340-8777.

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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