Foundation News

We Appreciate our Marketplace Vendors

Yesterday’s Community Marketplace was simply incredible. The OC Foundation is incredibly thankful for the vendors who participate in the weekly Marketplace. As a small token of our appreciation, OC Foundation staff and board members, as well as leaders from the OC Associated Student Government visited each vendor. In saying thank you for their participation, we handed out boxes containing breakfast and items provided by vendors and local small businesses. It was a great opportunity for students to […]

November 21, 2022|

Spreading Thanks at Sunday’s Marketplace

The OC Foundation is excited to spend the day recognizing the vendors and patrons who make the weekly Oxnard College Community Marketplace so special.

We’re thankful for our vendors and will remind them that, through their vendor fees, they’re changing the lives of students through scholarship grants. These awards enable students to pursue and achieve their educational and career goals. The Marketplace is linked to hundreds of success stories achieved by past and current students.

The day will begin […]

November 16, 2022|

Light recognized as Who’s Who

We’re excited to announce that Jon Light, a member of the OC Foundation Board of Directors, was named as a Who’s Who in Professional Services by the Pacific Coast Business Times.

Currently in his third year of leadership on the Foundation Board, Jon is the chair of the Public Relations Committee.

Here’s how the Pacific Coast Business Times described Jon in its October 28, 2022 issue:

Jonathan Light is the managing attorney […]

November 14, 2022|

Rams earn a win at Oxnard College

The LA Rams visited Oxnard College yesterday to earn another victory. Led by its Head of Employee Experience, Oracio Galindo, the national championship franchise created an indelible impact on the College and its students during First Generation College Day.

Hosted by the Oxnard College Career Center, Galindo participated in a Question/Answer exchange with Director of Athletics, Jonas Crawford. The two of them delivered an awe-aspiring dialogue, where Oracio described his educational and career journeys, provided a detailed overview […]

November 9, 2022|

Creating the OC Alumni Network

For nearly 50 years, Oxnard College has been an incubator of professional, civic, community, and family vibrance. As the school nears its 50th anniversary in 2025, the OC Foundation is creating the Oxnard College Alumni Network.

We’ve forming an opportunity for all past Oxnard College students to recapture fond memories, reconnect with fellow alumni, share advice and mentor students, and contribute to the vibrancy of this great institution. As the Foundation manages the Alumni Network, the entire initiative […]

November 8, 2022|

LA Rams to talk Careers with OC students

Representatives from NFL Champions, the LA Rams, are visiting with Oxnard College students tomorrow, November 8 in the Performing Arts Building. Students will learn about internships and career possibilities with the LA Rams and professional sports.

The OC Foundation is pleased to sponsor the event, which provides an opportunity for students to network with professionals, recognize the transferability of their skills into sports management, and celebrate the LA Rams.

While it may […]

November 7, 2022|

Dia de los Muertos at Oxnard College

An incredible event celebrating Dia de los Muertos was held on the Oxnard College campus on Friday, October 28. Thanks to a collaborative planning effort between Oxnard College, El Rio School District, Inlakech Cultural Arts Center, Santa Paula Unified School District, and CA Poets in the Schools, the event attracted hundreds of community members. The OC Foundation is pleased to co-sponsor this event with FOMAT Medical Research, Port of Hueneme, Ruby’s Mexican Restaurant, La Tolteca Tortilla Company, […]

November 1, 2022|

Foundation Volunteer Opportunity – Review Scholarships

The 2023/2024 scholarship grants application period officially started on October 3, the earliest in Foundation history. This and other improvements made to the OCF scholarship program are expected to significantly increase the number of applicants. This is tremendous news for students and it creates a golden opportunity to increase our pool of scholarship grant application reviewers.

The OC Foundation is actively recruiting volunteers to participate in the scholarship grant review and selection process. Each reviewer can expect to […]

October 26, 2022|

Treats Galore at the Marketplace

Sunday’s Marketplace was an extraordinary event, full of treats for the entire community. For the first time since before the pandemic, the Oxnard College Community Marketplace hosted a special event during its regular Sunday program.

Thanks to our friends at Radio Lazer, outstanding student volunteers from the Automotive Technology and Dental Hygiene programs, and incredible staff members, the Marketplace entertained a large crowd of community members. Vendors welcomed children with big smiles and hands full of tasty treats. […]

October 24, 2022|

Support OC Condor Athletics

The OC Foundation is teaming up with OC Athletics to raise money for the competitive Condor athletic teams.

Each team raises money every year to cover costs which extend beyond the annual budget. Items such as jerseys, team equipment, educational resources, coaching, and unscheduled travel impact a team’s ability to participate in events and, in some cases, achieve success.

The Foundation is managing a crowdfunding platform which the student-athletes are using to invite family, friends, and other community members […]

October 19, 2022|

Trick or Treat at the Marketplace

The Oxnard College Foundation is hosting a safe trick-or-treating family event day where children from our community this Sunday, October 23. Kids will be able to trick-or-treat while their parents shop at our amazing vendor booths. Fun carnival-style activities will be available throughout the day, including face painting, balloon artist, and more.

The Marketplace opens at 8:00am. Our friends from Radio Lazer will join us around 11am, when they’ll make frequent announcements and live interviews. They’ll help line […]

October 18, 2022|

Women’s Soccer Kicks for Cancer Game on Oct. 14

The Women’s Soccer Team is dressing up in pink for its home soccer game on Friday, October 14 against Allan Hancock at Condor Stadium.

The community is invited to watch the Lady Condors and wear pink, as well. The team is spreading awareness about breast cancer, encouraging everyone to get screened.

Special “Kicks for Cancer” t-shirts are available for $20. If you’re interested in purchasing a shirt, make an online […]

October 10, 2022|

Santa to the Sea Race Offer

The OC Foundation received a special offer from Santa to the Sea, which funds a significant number of scholarships to Oxnard College students every year.

Santa to the Sea is celebrating its 15th Annual Run. This event started in 2003 as a toy drive to celebrate the relocation of the world’s largest Santa Claus from Carpentaria to Oxnard. Since then it’s grown into a robust running event, toy drive, and community fundraiser. Santa to the Sea includes a […]

October 7, 2022|

Initial scholarship workshop on October 14

The Oxnard College Foundation is hosting a workshop to describe changes to the 2022/2023 OCF Scholarship Application. The one hour session will take place on October 14 at 11:00am in LLRC 101.

All are welcome.

Learn more about the OC Foundation scholarship program at

The Foundation will be collaborating with different departments and organizations on campus to offer in-person and Zoom workshops throughout the application season. Workshop information and OC Foundation Fridays via Zoom will be posted shortly […]

October 6, 2022|

Scholarship Application period begins

Scholarship applications for the 2023/2024 school year are open. If you’re planning to start your education at Oxnard College, continue or return to OC, or set to transfer, the OC Foundation offers scholarships to help you achieve your educational goals. Learn about the many available scholarships by visiting our Scholarships webpage. In addition to the long list, you’ll gain access to key resources and tips to earning scholarships.

Apply for scholarships on our NextGen Scholarship portal.

October 4, 2022|

Welcome to the OCF website!

Welcome to the new Oxnard College Foundation website.

We’ve enjoyed our presence on the website for years, but have outgrown our presence. A standalone website allows us to be creative with how we share information, promote opportunities and achievements, and inspire engagement.

The website is designed by Moni Design, a local web, graphic design, and internet marketing agency. We worked closely with Monika, who guided us through an efficient process to illustrate the Foundation’s […]

September 26, 2022|
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