Orange Coast College is Changing the Game

Orange Coast College (OCC) are elated with their new project, that has recently made its unveiling. It is their new recycling center that is placed at the Costa Mesa Campus. The recycling center has been a dream that college has wanted to accomplish and it has finally come to a realization. The center covers 5 acres and includes, classrooms, offices, a conference room, a first aid room, showers for both men and women with the inclusion of an upgrade parking space from their original eight parking spaces.

 

Orange Coast College recycling program has been around for over 45 years and has been dedicating to reach many individuals in the district. Taking recycling items that range from computers to cooking oil. The center has been beneficial for many, delivering opportunities for the students to have employment. The center is constructed in an in a unique display, that it has included solar paneling for their lighting system. The center has been part of the college dream which coincides with future innovative additions towards the campus.

 

OCC was established in 1947, formulated for students seeking associates degrees or certifications from various programs. Unfortunately, the school is unable to provide housing for now, but this is one of their tasks to complete their expansion in the future. An excellent quality of this college is that it is feasible to participate in your studies as a student. Orange Coast College is one of the top relocating colleges in the United States. The objective for OCC is to provide their students with enlightening and informative education with the burden of expensive college fees. They focus more on their student possibilities and success, then the importance of a dollar.

 

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Smells of a corpse Flower bring visitors to Orange County College

Flowers refresh our nostrils with nice scents and we love to inhale the freshness they bring to our world. Shift gears a little and fills your nostrils with a corpse smelling a flower , as it happened at Orange Coast College on the 28th of June 2017.

 

Hundreds of visitors thronged the institution to have a glimpse, and of course, a smell of Amorphophallus titanium plant nicknamed “Little Doguie”.Also known as a corpse flower the Amorphophallus titanum plant is one unique flower in all aspects.

For beginners, the flower takes up to ten years to blossom for the first time and when it does, it produces the pungent akin to rotten fish, stinky socks or cheese.

The corpse flower has its origins in Sumatra, an Indonesian Island and the one that came on for display- and smelling at the Orange Coast College had the Costa Mesa College as its home since 2006.

Weighing over 30 pounds and five feet in height, little Dougie not only attracted curious humans but also bees and flies keen to help in the pollination process.

In Orange County, the college ranks among the best community colleges with several students going on to join the University of California and California State University systems, as well as private colleges around the country.

Sitting on 164-acres of land, the college has weathered several storms since its inception in 1947 to proudly win a top place among community colleges in the entire nation.

In order to support the school’s scholarship in horticulture, visitors who came to see and smell the corpse flower were encouraged to donate at least $3.

The visit brings back memories of a similar occurrence in 2014 when a corpse flower named Little John was brought to the college. Over 1000 visitors came for the show.

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