Orange Coast College Rowing Team and career programs

Orange Coast College rowing team headed to the rowing Nationals at Lake Lanier, Georgia in May of 2017. Rowing dates back to the Egyptian times. Rowing is sometimes called crew and it is comprised of a boat that is called the coxed and contains up to eight rowers with oars and a coxswain. The coxswain yells commands and directions to the crew. While rowing in sync with one another these boats can reach speeds of 25 miles per hour or faster. Total accuracy is required for optimal results.


Since establishment more than sixty years ago, Orange Coast College has been able to obtain eleven national titles in rowing. Ten students from the Orance Coast College Rowing team have gone on to compete at the Olympics and in world championships. Located in Newport Harbor in California, the David A. Grant Collegiate Rowing Center houses the boats for the OCC rowing team. Some of the boats cost as much as $55,000 each.


Steve Morris is the assistant coach for the men’s rowing team at OCC. Prior to his coaching career he was a coxswain on the Orange Coast College men’s rowing team when he was a student at the school. In the 1999’s Morris was the head coach for the men’s rowing team at OCC. Practices run from August to May and the team meets at the harbor at 6:30am promptly, 6 days a week.


Orange Coast College was founded in 1947 and is located in Costa Mesa on a 164 acre campus. The first classes at OCC started in 1948. With enrollments of over twenty five thousand students per semester, OCC is one of the nations largest community colleges. This college features one of the nations largest and most acclaimed public nautical programs as well as over 135 career programs. Additionally, OCC is top ranking in Orange County California for the number of students who complete studies and transfer into larger universities to continue their education. OCC is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and offers year round classes.


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Securus Technologies Helps Officers Collect Evidence

When my job is to put criminals in jail, the most frustrating part of the job is when these defense lawyers get their client off on a technicality or because the evidence was not strong enough. I feel like I let down my family, my co-workers, the victim’s family, and the community when one of these criminals is allowed back on the street. Although they usually go right back to doing what they do, I do not like the fact that we have to wait until another innocent person has to suffer to get these suspects back behind bars for good.


My blood was boiling this year because a very dangerous inmate was actually set free because the evidence collected in the case was ruled to be invalid. Even though we had a confession, everything was tossed and he was let free. While we all knew he was guilty, the law is the law and he was right back causing fear in the community. Having surveillance on the suspect was not working this time because he knew we were desperate to get him off the street, so he laid low with his friends for a while.


We turned to the local prison for help, knowing Securus Technologies had already installed a call monitoring system the officers used to keep tabs on the inmates. Securus Technologies is currently in over 2,600 prisons, and the CEO, Rick Smith talks about how he and his 1,000 employees are dedicated to making the world safer to live for us all.


When the inmates began talking about crimes and evidence no one knew about, we were able to put the suspect in the location and connect him to the evidence. Within weeks we had a strong enough case on several unsolved cases that we could tie to the suspect and finally get him where he belonged.


Bob Reiner on the Link Between Success and Responsibility

Talk Fusion CEO and founder Bob Reiner recently sat down to speak with Inspirery on the growth of his business over the past several years, as well as what lessons other entrepreneurs can take away from it. In addition to speaking about the viability of certain businesses in the digital age, Reiner also spoke at length about the need for transparency and responsibility in the digital sector. In particular, Reiner highlighted the effect that his company’s philanthropic work has had on communities around the world, and how it has helped to shape both his company’s culture, as well as consumer perception of his business and his products. Learn more:


Perhaps what is most interesting though, is the fact that Bob Reiner did not enter into the digital telecom business with much previous experience. Instead, he had spent nearly ten years as a policeman before deciding to make an important change to his life. After developing connections and building a team, Reiner was able to make his dream a reality. After hearing his story, it’s easy to see where his philanthropic spirit comes from. Learn more:


In terms of the business itself, Talk Fusion has grown in popularity over the past several years thanks to their innovative use of growing telecommunications technologies, including products like Video Email and Video Newsletters. By incorporating these technologies into existing businesses, Talk Fusion has managed to have a profound effect on its clients.Learn more:


Of course, giving back to the community is just as important as boosting corporate efficiency, and that’s why Talk Fusion works closely with its clients to help them develop stronger connections with their own communities. In addition to branding services and video products, Talk Fusion also offers clients the opportunity to set up and maintain a charity account, which can help provide money to the people who need it most. It’s for this reason that Talk Fusion has managed to establish itself as not just a leader in digital video products, but in philanthropy as well.