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Orange Slices

​​​​​Orange Slices was a column written by OCC’s long-time Director of Marketing and Public Relations – Jim Carnett between 2004 and 2008.  The over 140 columns chronicle OCC’s history and many of its more remarkable and significant characters. In aggregate, the Slices help to tell the college’s extraordinary story.​​ 


  
  
1/31/2008 12:00 AMBIDDING "FAREWELL" TO A LIFELONG PASSION
12/13/2007 12:00 AMOCC’S "BODACIOUS BIO-BODY BABES" (AND TEACHERS OF THE YEAR!): ANN HARMER AND SHARON DANIEL
12/6/2007 12:00 AMOCC’S NINTH PRESIDENT – BOB DEES – FEELS PRIVILEGED TO OCCUPY DREAM JOB AT THE COLLEGE HE LOVES
11/29/2007 12:00 AMBARB THE BUILDER LEAVES PERSONAL IMPRINT ON OCC’S P.E. AND ATHLETICS DIVISION
11/15/2007 12:00 AMJEFF DIMSDALE: A MATHEMATICIAN WITH AN INCLINATION FOR EXACTITUDE AND PRECISION…EXHIBITS THE SOUL OF AN ARTIST
11/8/2007 12:00 AMHERB LIVSEY: LUGUBRIOUS, LONGSUFFERING LOSER; OR LUMINESCENT, LIONHEARTED LEADER? (I’LL HELP YOU MAKE THE CALL!)
11/1/2007 12:00 AMTHIRTY-THREE YEARS AT ORANGE COAST COLLEGE AND DENNIS KELLY IS STILL MAKING WAVES!
10/25/2007 12:00 AMSUE BROWN FOUGHT FOR THE RIGHTS OF FEMALE ATHLETES AND COAST STUDENTS
10/18/2007 12:00 AMFIFTY YEARS AGO THIS FALL: IT WAS 1957…AND OCC WAS BEGINNING ITS 10TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION
10/11/2007 12:00 AMDOUG BENNETT: HE’S OCC’S PRICELESS VALUE-ADDED RESOURCE
10/4/2007 12:00 AMGEORGE MATTIAS: JUST CALL HIM "COACH"
9/27/2007 12:00 AMOCC’S FACILITIES: FROM WOODEN BARRACKS TO BRICK, THEN SHIMMERING ALUMINUM AND GLASS
9/20/2007 12:00 AMAGENT GREEN SNIFFED THE ORANGE PEEL COFFEE AND CAME IN FROM THE COLD
9/13/2007 12:00 AMDR. TOM GARRISON: AUTHENTIC, RESOLUTE, PASSIONATE!
9/6/2007 12:00 AMFROM "MARIA" TO "CZARINA"…NANCY KIDDER LEFT AN ENDURING MARK AT OCC
8/30/2007 12:00 AMMY LOVE AFFAIR WITH COAST BEGAN 45 YEARS AGO THIS FALL
5/24/2007 12:00 AMOCC MUSIC ALUM BUILDS INTERNATIONAL REPUTATION
5/17/2007 12:00 AMVICTOR CASADOS ESTABLISHES 40-YEAR LEGACY IN OCC’S ART DEPARTMENT
5/10/2007 12:00 AMRETIRING SUPPORT TECHNICIAN HAD FIRST BRUSH WITH OCC’S CAMPUS IN 1943
5/3/2007 12:00 AMTHREE DEDICATED COAST PROFESSIONALS
4/26/2007 12:00 AMRICHARD RAUB: RESPECTED BY MUSICIANS AND CRITICS THE WORLD OVER
4/19/2007 12:00 AMHOLOCAUST SURVIVOR FINDS HIS "VOICE" WHILE AN OCC THEATRE STUDENT
4/12/2007 12:00 AMOUR ENDURING LEGACY: OCC IS A REPOSITORY FOR EXCEPTIONAL LEADERS
4/5/2007 12:00 AMDR. JERRY RICHARDS: OCC PIONEER, SOPHISTICATE, DEAN
3/22/2007 12:00 AMSHARON DONOFF INFLUENCED COAST LIKE NO OTHER!
3/15/2007 12:00 AMTERRY TIMMINS RECEIVED MUCH AS OCC STUDENT; HAS GIVEN MORE IN RETURN!
3/8/2007 12:00 AMFORTY YEARS AGO AT COAST: IT WAS "GROOVY MAN," AND FLOWER POWER!
3/1/2007 12:00 AMTHREE INCOMPARABLE COAST PROFESSIONALS
2/22/2007 12:00 AMWORKING BOTH SIDES OF HIS BRAIN: TED BAKER WAS AN ARTIST AND ADMINISTRATOR
2/15/2007 12:00 AMHE WAS ORANGE COAST COLLEGE’S VERY OWN "WUNDERKIND"
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