OCCA Annual Conference

OCCA Annual Conference

November 1-3, 2023
Sunriver Resort, Sunriver, Oregon

Join us for the OCCA Annual Conference, in person, in beautiful Sunriver! Community college presidents, board members, administrators and other faculty/staff are encouraged to attend this great training and networking opportunity!

Details coming later this year!

Howard Cherry Awards Banquet

The annual Howard Cherry Awards celebrate the contributions that local advocates, administrators and board members have made to the benefit of Oregon’s community colleges. The awards are named for the late Dr. Howard Cherry, a lifelong advocate for education and community involvement. Dr. Cherry was also a founding member of the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) and was a trustee of the American Association of Community & Junior Colleges.

The Howard Cherry Awards Banquet is included with OCCA Conference Registration (additional tickets also available), and takes place at 5:30-8:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 2, 2023. It also includes recognition of distinguished service awards for community college board members, as well as will honor the Oregon Presidents Council winner of the Cam Preus Award for Extraordinary Commitment to Community Colleges. Attire for the banquet is business professional or formal.

Congratulations to the 2022 Howard Cherry Award winners! Click here for the press release.