The OWCC College Stores offer graduation regalia (caps, gowns, tassels) to
students wishing to participate in graduation ceremonies. The regalia is the
student's to keep for a cost of $20.00. For additional information concerning
graduation regalia, call 729-5384.
AmeriCorps is a national service network that engages thousands of Americans of
all ages and backgrounds in putting something back into their communities. It
is a movement that unites diverse Americans in improving local communities by
making a difference in the lives of neighbors and fellow citizens.
In 1995, OWCC launched an AmeriCorps program with a focus on school readiness
and school success. A team of full-time AmeriCorps members are trained to
tutor, mentor, and coach area children, students, and adults. Full-time members
serve a minimum of 1700 hours per service year. They receive a modest living
allowance and are awarded a scholarship at the end of their service year.
Students are encouraged to apply for AmeriCorps service positions.
For additional information, contact the AmeriCorps OWCC office at 892-8100 or
PRIME Time (Positive Retirement Through Imaginative Education) offers creative
learning experiences targeted specifically toward the 50-plus population. PRIME
Time participants receive all the benefits of regular OWCC students including
use of the library, access to labs, special events and free parking. No tests
or grades are given in the noncredit courses. Call 729-6084.
ELDERHOSTEL - OWCC is a participant in the worldwide Elderhostel learning
program. Call 729-5209.
OWCC is an active member of the National Junior College Athletic Association
(NJCAA) and the Florida Community College Activities Association (FCCAA) which
is composed of all public community colleges in Florida.
Intercollegiate Sports at OWCC operate under the rules and regulations of NJCAA
and FCCAA. Varsity athletes enjoy the privilege, honor, and social distinction
of representing the college in the field of athletic competition.
Representation of the college is open by competitive selection to all students
provided they meet the eligibility requirements of the FCCAA. Intercollegiate
sports at OWCC include basketball for men and women, baseball for men, and
fast-pitch softball for women.
Intramural and Extramural Activities at OWCC include team sports such as flag
football, volleyball, softball, tennis, and basketball, as well as individual
and recreational sports such as tennis, racquetball, chess, backgammon, and
golf. Classes, clubs, organizations and independent groups are encouraged to
form teams and compete.
Awards are given to winning teams and players. The President's High Point
Plaques are presented to the woman and the man with the highest number of
points each year. Often, the winning teams in basketball, volleyball and flag
football will meet other winning teams from colleges within Region I to
determine an overall winner.
Times, schedules, and places of meeting for activities are posted on the
bulletin boards located in the College Mall and throughout the Niceville
campus. Most intramural activities are held on Tuesday and Thursday at 2:00