Orange Coast College recently added a $7.5 million recycling center, taking up roughly 5 acres on northern edge the Costa Mesa campus. Construction of the facility took over a year to see itself to completion. The sit also has many offices and classrooms to be utilized by students and teachers. For many, this is a dream come true that enables many more opportunities for all involved. Learn more: http://www.latimes.com/socal/daily-pilot/news/tn-dpt-me-occ-recycling-20170914-story.html
Orange Coast College, founded in 1947, is a community college in Orange County, California. It is the third largest college in Orange County as well. OCC is Famous in the area and known for its motto “We’ll help get you there”, and its mascot Pete the Pirate with their signature blue and orange colors. as of the Fall quarter of 2016, there are roughly 25,000 students attending.
Orange Coast College has a lot of great buildings and facilities such as libraries, classrooms, career centers, and even am in-house Starbucks! Although, they do not provide on-campus housing. Sports teams and student clubs also make Orange Coast College a great community college. What makes all of these features beneficial and an overall effective incentive is that the average grade point average at OCC is 3.0!
OCC also offers Winter, Fall, Spring, and Summer classes year-round, to offer flexibility for those that may not be able to make their schedules work for a certain semester. Also, many students that have attended Orange Coast College have been able to transfer to private colleges and universities.
After seven decades and going strong, Orange Coast College continues to progress and advance adding several acres and buildings to its roster.