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OCVTS Provides Real-world, Hands-on Experience Through Industry Development Partnerships
MAY 30, 2023
Hands-on, real-world training is crucial in the construction industry. Stavola Construction Company partnered with OCVTS, giving students the chance to learn on real heavy equipment machinery. This industry collaboration bridges the gap between theory and practice, preparing future professionals for success.
OCVTS HOSTS 2ND ANNUAL OCEAN COUNTY CONSTRUCTION CAREER EXPO
MAY 3, 2023
2023 Construction Trades Career Expo, hosted by the Ocean County Vocational Technical School in coordination with the Ocean County Workforce Development Board, was a successful event that highlighted the importance of trade schools in the construction industry. The event, held on May 3, 2023, was attended by several vocational students, high school students, the general public, and over 40 key construction industry employers.
One Hundred Twenty Ocean County Vocational Technical Students Compete at NJ SkillsUSA Championships Bringing Home 41 Medals
APRIL 1, 2023
One Hundred Twenty Ocean County Vocational Technical School (OCVTS) students competed at the New Jersey SkillsUSA Championships which took place on Saturdays in March and April in several counties, throughout New Jersey.
49 OCVTS NURSING STUDENTS RECOGNIZED AT TRADITIONAL CAPPING CEREMONY
MARCH 29, 2023
Forty-nine Practical Nursing students at OCVTS recently received the traditional nurse’s cap at a ceremony recognizing the achievements and accomplishments in completing the first half of the intense and comprehensive nursing program.
OCVTS Foundation’s 26th Annual International Chef’s Night Out Raises $70k to Benefit Ocean County Vo-Tech Students
MARCH 6, 2023
It was a fun night of food and fundraising in Lacey Township on Monday night at the 26th Annual International Chefs Night Out. This year hosted at the beautiful Lacey Elks Lodge on Beach Avenue in Lacey. A nice crowd attended & there was lots of food from all over Ocean County, including an assortment of cuisine from the OCVTS culinary students.
GPAA Theatre Instructors, Students and Alumni Play Huge Role in PSA Video Production with LEGAL ONE NJ to Support Transgendered Students' Rights
FEB 17, 2023
During the months of December and January, GPAA and NJ Legal One teamed up to shoot a learning video for Legal One. Anthony Ciccotelli and Carolyn Little played a huge role in casting and managing crew for the production. Mr. Ciccotelli was instrumental in the script writing and facilitating the entire process. Current students, graduates, parents, staff and guests all played a role in this production.
Veolia North America Awards MATES $20,000 in Partnership on a Derelict Crab Pot Recovery Project to Help Preserve the Barnegat Bay
DEC 20, 2022
Veolia North America partnered with the Marine Academy of Technology and Environmental Science (MATES) as part of their Project Sonat Environmental Program. Veolia North America awarded MATES with a generous donation in the amount of $20,000.00 that will allow them to further their conservation efforts with recovering derelict crab pots and to promote and distribute bycatch reduction devices (BRDs) for crab pots throughout the area.
OCVTS Feed the Need 2022 Prepares Over 3,000 Meals for Local Families!
NOV 23, 2022
Students and staff at the OCVTS Brick Center partnered again this year with Fulfill, formerly known as the Food Bank of Monmouth and Ocean County, and RWJ Barnabas Community Medical Center to prepare meals for those in need this Thanksgiving. Over 3,000 meals will be distributed.
Ocean County Foundation for Vocational Technical Education Hosts Its First Ever 5k Turkey Dash to Support OCVTS Students
NOV 20, 2022
The Ocean County Foundation for Vocational and Technical Education, a nonprofit organization that supports the students at the Ocean County Vocational Technical School, hosted its first-ever ‘Turkey Dash’, a 5K and Fun Run/Walk this past Sunday, November 20th. The event took place on the beautiful scenic Barnegat Branch Trail in Waretown.
Ocean County Vocational Technical School Students Bring Home 30 Medals From NJ SkillsUSA
APRIL 27, 2022
Seventy-Six Ocean County Vocational Technical School (OCVTS) students competed at the New Jersey SkillsUSA Championships which took place Saturdays in April in Gloucester, Sussex and Somerset Counties, New Jersey.
MATES Class of 2018 Graduate Nominated as Outstand Senior by University of Arizona College of Science
APRIL 20, 2022
This spring, each department in the University of Arizona's College of Science nominated an outstanding senior who went above and beyond during their time as a Wildcat. We are pleased to share their stories as they reflect on their time at UArizona.
OCVTS NURSING STUDENTS RECOGNIZED AT TRADITIONAL CAPPING CEREMONY
MARCH 29, 2022
Fifty-four Practical Nursing students at OCVTS recently received the traditional nurse’s cap at a ceremony recognizing the achievements and accomplishments in completing the first half of the intense and comprehensive nursing program.
MATES Win 2022 Ocean County Mock Trial
MARCH 9, 2022
The members of the Marine Academy of Technology and Environmental Science (MATES) Mock Trial team had ONE goal this year…to win the Ocean County Championship! Their focus, hard work, and dedication paid off, and after competing against eight other high school teams, they emerged victorious.
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