Orange Coast College was founded in 1947 but was not able to start its classes until 1948. Since the college began they have been able to grow into one of the nations largest and one of the finest colleges established. Currently the college is able to enroll over 25,000 students each semester.
There is well over 135 academic and career programs that is offered at Orange Coast. The nations finest and largest public nautical program is said to be found at OCC. Over half the students that are on campus at Orange Coast is enrolled in one of the career and technical programs.
Among the rankings of the transfers in Orange County’s Community Colleges, OCC comes in first verses the University of California and California State University Systems. Thousands of students over the past decade have transfered from OCC to UC and CSU campuses. After attending OCC many students have gone on to private colleges and universities around California and across the nation.
One of the biggest sports offered at Orange Coast would have to be Rowing. The sport is said to consist of multiple structures including: unity, grace and also lots of power. The sport consist of nine team members each that have to work together as a team to make sure that all their rows are in line together.
Thursday, May 25, the Orange Coast row team is set to leave for their nationals which is set to take place at Lake Lanier, GA. The captain of the team is none other then 22 year old, Daniel Amando. Amaando was able to start rowing in highschool but was set back a little when he unfortunately broke a disk in his back. After only one short year though he was able to return back to the rowing team and hopes to take the team all the way to the top.
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