April is National Poetry Month

April is National Poetry Month and Ocean County College is celebrating!  The OCC Department of English & Literature will sponsor three events on the OCC Main Campus, College Drive, Toms River.  Admission is free and open to the public.

  • A film screening of Do the Right Thing will be shown on Wednesday, April 9 at 11:00 a.m., in Room 102, Television Studio.


  • On Thursday, April 10 from 12:30 to 2:00 p.m., in the Solar Lounge, College Center, an Open Mic Poetry Reading will allow faculty, staff, and students, to share their verses.
  • On Friday, April 11 at 12:30 p.m., in the Black Box Theatre, Room B100, Arts & Community Center, poet Patrick Rosal will present a Poetry Reading of his works.


For information on Ocean County College’s Poetry Month Celebration, call Heidi Sheridan, Instructor of English & Literature, at 732-255-0400, ext. 2197, or email hsheridan@ocean.edu.

Visit the Ocean County College website at www.ocean.edu.