Education Today

Taking learning beyond the classroom …

“Education Today” is a partnership between WWJ Newsradio 950 and Oakland Community College to benefit the community. This feature informs and offers valuable direction to help the community, current and future students from all walks of life build a better tomorrow for themselves and their families through education.

podcasts Education TodayHosted by WWJ’s Laura Bonnell, “Education Today” reports air each week day on WWJ. For more visit this page and click on the podcast library to listen to archived audio.


LEAP = Learning Enhancements Assessment Program At OCC Using PowerPath

For over six years Oakland Community College’s Economic and Workforce Development Department has received an Oakland County Workforce grant to provide screenings for learning difficulties and interventions.


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National Women’s Art Exhibition At OCC

The Womencenter at Oakland Community College’s Orchard Ridge Campus presents “From Our Perspectives,” its annual national women’s art exhibition, the largest event of its kind in the country.



Oakland Community College Offers Mobile Nurse Clinic

Click here to get an insider’s view of the special airing June 2 right before “60 Minutes.”


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Online Courses Thrive At OCC

OCC online courses have shown constant and spectacular growth and popularity since their introduction.


Strengthening The OCC Early Childhood Program

The OCC Early Childhood Development Program has undertaken an extensive redesign for this fall, including a new title – “Early Childhood Education” (ECE).



Non-traditional Career Path Option Explored

Learn more about this week-long day camp for young women aimed at introducing them to the world of construction.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/26/2013

Financial Aid Makes College Affordable for You

If a family is unable to contribute the entire cost, financial aid is available to bridge the gap. Learn more about the three main types of financial aid.


OCC Combined Regional Emergency Services Training Center

Emergencies are staged at OCC’s Combined Regional Emergency Services Training (CREST) center, a training “city” that simulates emergency situations faced by law enforcement, fire and EMS departments and civilian first responders.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/12/2013

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Mechatronics Apprenticeship Offers Global Opportunities

OCC has been involved in apprenticeship training since the college opened in 1965. Although technology has vastly changed since the ‘60s, the hands-on classroom teaching method, featuring state of the art laboratories, has remained consistent.



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