Nov 22nd, 2021
OCC Baseball Winter Camp Jan. 15
REGISTRATION FORM Olney Central College Baseball will host a Winter Camp on Saturday, Jan. 15 at the OCC Gymnasium and Britton’s Bullpen in Olney.
Nov 18th, 2021
WVC physics professor explains partial lunar eclipse
Tonight, Mount Carmel and the surrounding region will experience a partial lunar eclipse, one of the two to cover our region this year. The peak of the eclipse will take place at 3 a.m., but Wabash Valley College’s physics professor Andy King explained that the action starts taking place much sooner. “While the eclipse technically begins at midnight, the visible action really starts at about 1:15 a.m.
Nov 17th, 2021
OCC Offering Convenient Lunch-time and Online Business Courses
Enhance your skills and keep pace with today’s ever-changing business climate. Enroll now in Olney Central College’s spring business courses.
Nov 17th, 2021
Free Basic Computer Classes Focus on Google Workspace
Olney Central College will offer a free basic computer class this spring focusing on how to access and utilize Google Workspace. CIS 1601 Computer Skills 1 will meet in the Anderson Library computer lab from 6 to 8:50 p.m. on Tuesdays, beginning Jan. 11. The 8-week class will be taught by Jane McCormick, the Instructor for OCC’s Information Systems Technology Program. “The class will be ideal for people who want to learn more about the computer and would like to understand more about the Google products they can use for free,” McCormick said.
Nov 17th, 2021
$10,000 Scholarship Established in Honor of Nursing Instructor Wanda Douglas
During her teaching career, Wanda Douglas has trained and inspired a generation of nurses working in healthcare facilities across the country. Her dedication to the nursing profession and community has left a lasting impression on many, including two former students who created a $10,000 scholarship in her honor. Douglas says she was shocked when the two donors, who wish to remain anonymous, contacted her late last fall. Over the years, the pair had never forgotten Douglas’ kindness to them while nursing students at Frontier Community College.
Nov 10th, 2021
OCC Selected as Aspen Prize Top 150 Community College
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Aspen Institute has named Olney Central College one of the 150 institutions eligible to compete for the $1 million Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, the nation’s signature recognition of high achievement and performance among America’s community colleges. The colleges selected for this honor stand out among more than 1,000 community colleges nationwide as having high and improving levels of student success as well as equitable outcomes for Black and Hispanic students and those from lower-income backgrounds.
Nov 4th, 2021
Spring Community Education Classes Start January 10
Looking for a hobby or the opportunity to learn a new skill? Olney Central College is offering a variety of Community Education classes beginning January 10. Courses range from basic computer skills, community band and oil painting to quilting, woodworking and artistic welding. Visit www.iecc.edu/occ/communityed for a complete listing of Spring 2022 courses. For more information or to register, call 618-395-7777.
Oct 28th, 2021
LTC Announces Performance of All Together Now!
Lincoln Trail College announced that they will be joining thousands of theatrical organizations around the globe by producing their own local production of Music Theatre International’s All Together Now!: A Global Event Celebrating Local Theatre. Theatrical licensor Music Theatre International (MTI) created this revue for theatres across the globe to use as a local fundraising event performed over the same weekend of November 12, 2021. Lincoln Trail College’s performances are scheduled for November 12 and 13 at 7:00 p.m. and November 14 at 2:00 p.m.
Oct 28th, 2021
LTC Fall Concert November 2
Lincoln Trail College will hold a concert on November 2 at 7:00 p.m. at the Zwermann Arts Center Theater. The concert will feature performances by the LTC Trumpet Choir, the Statesmen Singers, and the LTC Jazz Band. “Since this concert will be close to Veterans Day, we wanted to perform some music to pay tribute to our veterans and America,” says Dr. Michael Patilla. “The Trumpet Choir is performing The Star-Spangled Banner and the Statesmen Singers are performing The Pride of America.”
Oct 21st, 2021
OCC Theater Brings Curious George to Town for Two Events
Olney Central College Theater is bringing the lovable childhood character of Curious George to town for two special events. Many people have enjoyed the books, TV shows, and movies featuring Curious George, but few know the fascinating history of how he came to life. Long before getting himself into all sorts of mischief, the famous monkey made an incredible journey when his creators escaped the Nazi invasion of France.