To meet the growing needs of campus life, Orange Coast College’s current hit-or-miss surveillance system is set to receive major upgrades as the campus expands.
In a unanimous vote, the Coast Community College District Board of Trustees named Angelica Suarez the new president of Orange Coast College during its regularly-scheduled meeting Wednesday.
The Orange Coast College Fiscal Affairs Council has proposed allocations for its annual $1.5 million budget, made up of funds from student fees and other income, to various campus clubs and organizations.
A female Orange Coast College student walking southbound toward the Math, Business and Computer Center was reportedly grabbed by her backpack by an unknown male suspect on Tuesday around 6 p.m.
Robert McDougal, the 23-year-old former Orange Coast College student who was arrested after continually violating a permanent restraining order not to come on campus and pleading guilty to vandalism, is now wanted by the Costa Mesa Police Department on suspicion of violating a criminal prote…
On the heels of student opposition to a plan to widen spaces and reduce parking spots in Merrimac Way Parking Lot, Orange Coast College administrators have apparently have put the brakes on the plan.
The Associated Students of Orange Coast College voted Friday on a resolution to resurface and restripe all of the parking spots in the Merrimac Way Parking Lot during spring break.
Days after photos of Newport Harbor High School students performing a Nazi salute around cups arranged into the shape of a swastika went viral, a crowd poured into Chapman University March 6 to hear Eva Schloss, a Holocaust survivor and the stepsister of Anne Frank.
After Democrats swept Orange County’s congressional races in last year’s midterms, the party is hoping to extend the blue wave into next week’s Board of Supervisors special election for the third district.
More than 500 students, parents and community members gathered at Newport Harbor High School Monday night where close to 20 panelists condemned anti-Semitism after photos emerged of several of the school’s students performing the Hitler salute around red cups arranged as a swastika.
Conservative media and groups have been lambasting Orange Coast College ever since the Young Americans for Freedom club was told to take down a flag depicting assault rifles in its booth during Pirate Involvement Fest earlier this month.
Six Orange Coast College students have been selected as semifinalists in the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation’s Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship competition, setting a record for the number of OCC students to make it to the semifinals.
Sixty-nine percent of Orange Coast College students, faculty and staff who responded to a survey last month said they were concerned about the effects of tobacco use on campus.
The Orange Coast College Substance Abuse Awareness Fair was held in front of the Library Thursday. The event consisted of booths with information about e-cigarettes and vaping, marijuana and Recording Artists Against Drug Driving (RADD).
Orange Coast College raised over $145,000 from more than 400 individual gifts to the college based on preliminary reports provided by OCC Foundation Director Doug Bennett during Giving Tuesday this week.
Orange Coast College is in the inquiry stage of implementing “guided pathways” at the college, a statewide initiative to reform course sequences and pathways for community college students.
Orange Coast College received a $2.75 million grant this month, intended to increase the number of students declaring themselves as science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) majors through additional learning programs and supplemental instruction.
Orange Coast College’s Vice President of Instruction Kevin Ballinger has been named the college’s interim president while the search for a permanent candidate continues, complying with the Coast Community College District’s plan to keep the search and hiring process internal for the temporar…
Orange County Supervisor Todd Spitzer snatched a lead early on in Tuesday’s race for Orange County’s new district attorney against Tony Rackauckas, who has held the position for nearly two decades. Spitzer appeared to take the race, leading by 31,000 votes early Wednesday.
Democrats took control of the House of Representatives after Tuesday’s midterm election, winning more than the 23 seats needed for the party to flip the house. However, Republicans have maintained control over the Senate.
Democratic challenger Harley Rouda and 15-term incumbent Republican Congressman Dana Rohrabacher were locked in a tight race for California’s 48th district late Tuesday night.
Senator Dianne Feinstein easily won re-election Tuesday with 54 percent of the vote, beating out fellow Democrat Kevin De León, a state senator from Los Angeles.
Republican Sen. Ted Cruz held on to win a second term in office Tuesday night, beating out Democratic challenger Beto O’Rourke in one of the most closely-watched senate races this year.
In an effort to find Orange Coast College’s next president, members of the Coast Community College District Human Resource department are looking for input from students and faculty by holding town hall forums, open to the public.
OCC plans to improve resources for students in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) through a $2.75 million, five-year grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Education’s Developing Hispanic-Serving Institutions Program.
Coast Report editors Kassidy Dillon and Isabella Balandran had the chance to ask the 48th Congressional District candidate questions during a public forum at Golden West College last week.
A group of students and community members gathered with signs and marched through the Orange Coast College campus Tuesday afternoon, protesting embattled U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, a conservative judge who has been accused of sexual assault by three women.
An Orange Coast College student riding his skateboard in the Art Center Parking Lot was allegedly approached by a man on a mountain bike and punched in the mouth around 10 a.m. Wednesday, according to Chief of Campus Safety Jim Rudy.
Democratic candidate Harley Rouda, running to represent California’s 48th congressional district, discussed issues of immigration, healthcare, rising costs of housing and education in a region that has historically voted Republican at Golden West College Wednesday.
The Coast Community College District Board of Trustees adopted a $260 million spending plan for its fiscal year 2018-19 district budget during its regular meeting Sept. 5.
In an effort to help students fulfill basic needs, Orange Coast College launched OCC Cares — a page on the school website that links to services including childcare, financial assistance and homelessness resources.
Orange Coast College President Dennis Harkins announced his retirement, which will take effect at the end of the semester, after nine years at the school.
The Coast Community College District has created a positive economic impact in the community by preparing students for the workforce and generating a return on education investments, a recent economic impact study by Emsi, a labor market analysis firm, and the Los Angeles Orange County Regio…
Robert McDougal, a former student at Orange Coast College who made repeated trips to the school even after having a restraining order filed against him, pleaded guilty to eight misdemeanors and one felony charge last month, according to an Orange County Register article.
Beginning next fall, California community college students will no longer be required to take an evaluative test for placement in math, English and English as a Second Language courses.
Orange Coast College has been recognized as one of the top schools in the nation for helping students of diverse backgrounds study abroad after several received the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship.
Despite Orange Coast College’s $315 million share of a 2012 bond measure, campus projects such as a new Chemistry building, a new Dance and Performing Arts building and upgrades to the west side of the campus — including the Skill Center and Maintenance and Operations — funds are running out…