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SoCal ROC Students Participated in Cosmetology Competition in Anaheim
Four SoCal ROC Cosmetology students participated in a cosmetology student competition sponsored by Barristar, a trade-show company that specializes in the beauty industry.
SoCal ROC Awards a Record Number of Scholarships to SoCal ROC Students
Truly a recognition of "All Stars", 37 high school and adult students throughout the South Bay received scholarships totaling over $37,000 for their outstanding achievements in the area of Career Technical Education
SoCal ROC Students Participated in Mock Interviews
SoCal ROC students participated in mock interviews on April 15, 2013 and April 25, 2013 at a SoCal ROC sponsored event.
SoCal ROC Students Win Awards in the "Visions of Unity" Contest
SoCal ROC students were honored for their artwork that exhibits the "unity and diversity" theme of the local "Visions of Unity" contest.
Comedian Ernie G. Inspires SoCal ROC Students
Latino Comedian / Inspirational Speaker Ernie G. delivered a message to SoCal ROC students on March 6, 2013. Ernie G. encouraged SoCal ROC students to strive for their dreams including completing a college education.
SoCal ROC Career Days
SoCal ROC students participated in Career Days that were held on March 5, 2013, and on March 13, 2013, at SoCal ROC.
Comedian Ernie G. to Inspire College & Career Choices for SoCal ROC Students
As a rising star in the comedy world, Ernie G has always been about making people laugh. As a college graduate, he has also been about making people think. But recently, he began to realize something. Maybe he could also make them go to college, or at least make them think about going.
SoCal ROC Students Voiced and Exhibited Their Career Pathways
Counselors, administrators, and Board Members from SoCal ROC's JPA districts attended the annual SoCal ROC Counselor/Administrator Appreciation Luncheon, held on February 13, 2013, at SoCal ROC.
SoCal ROC School of Art and Design Held its Annual Employer Advisory Committee Meeting
SoCal ROC hosted an annual Employer Advisory Committee Meetings on February 13, 2013, for its School of Art and Design.
SoCal ROC Employer Advisory Committees Collaborate on Thriving Careers within a Variety of Industries
SoCal ROC hosted an annual Employer Advisory Committee Meetings on February 6, 2013, for its School of Engineering and Design, School of Finance and Business, and School of Public and Consumer Services.
Employer Advisory Committees Provide Health Care Field Expertise
SoCal ROC hosted an annual Employer Advisory Committee Meetings on January 24, 2013, for its School of Health Sciences.
SoCal ROC Aerospace Engineering Class Tours the Western Museum of Flight
The students toured the Western Museum of Flight in Torrance, CA, on October 24, 2012.
SoCal ROC Hosted Career Days
Professionals from local businesses and institutions shared information with the students about career paths and trends in variety of industries that correlate with the career pathways offered at SoCal ROC.
SoCal ROC Students Participated in Mock Interviews
SoCal ROC students participated in mock interviews on November 4, 2012 and November 8, 2012 at a SoCal ROC sponsored event.
2012 SoCal ROC Fashion Show: An Evening at Tiffany's
After months of sketching, designing, sewing and draping dress forms, SoCal ROC Fashion Design and Fashion Design Production students presented their 2012 collection in a fashion show.
The Arts Council of Torrance Awards First Place to SoCal ROC Student Denisse Diaz
SoCal ROC student Denisse Diaz was awarded first place of the Graphic Design category.
Spring Plant Sale at SoCal ROC
The SoCal ROC Landscape Nursery Careers course is hosting a spring plant sale from May 7 - May 10, 2012.
SoCal ROC Floral Design Class to Sell Mother's Day Floral Arrangements
The SoCal ROC Floral Design course is selling Mother's Day floral arrangements for $20.
SoCal ROC Media Design Students Honored in "Visions of Unity" Contest
High School students from SoCal ROC and from Torrance area high schools were honored for their creative work at the annual "Visions of Unity" contest.
Young Inventor from Palos Verdes Peninsula High School Shared His Innovative Idea with SoCal ROC Students
SoCal ROC students from The Exciting World of Engineering course and the Fundamentals of Nursing course learned about Braeden Benedict's innovative sports helmet invention including the concept, development, trial and error and its results.
SoCal ROC School of Engineering and Design Students Educated on Multiple Career Pathways at Annual SoCal ROC's Career Day
SoCal ROC hosted a Career Day for its School of Engineering and Design on March 12, 2012.
SoCal ROC's School of Arts/Media and Entertainment Held Its Employer Advisory Committee Meetings
SoCal ROC hosted an annual Employer Advisory Committee Meetings on March 14, 2012, for its School of Arts/Media and Entertainment.
Healthcare Professionals Offer a Glimpse in the Medical Field
Healthcare professionals gave an insight of the medical field to SoCal ROC students.
SoCal ROC's School of Engineering and Design Held its Employer Advisory Committee Meetings
SoCal ROC hosted an annual Employer Advisory Committee Meetings on February 15, 2012, for its School of Engineering & Design.
Employer Advisory Committees Discussed Labor Market Trends with SoCal ROC
SoCal ROC hosted an annual Employer Advisory Committee Meetings on January 26, 2012, for its School of Health Sciences, School of Finance and Business, School of Public & Consumer Services, and School of Agriculture and Natural Resources.
SoCal ROC hosted a Career Day for its School of Arts/ Media & Entertainment
Professionals from local businesses and institutions shared information with the students about career paths, industry trends, and upcoming internships in the fashion and multi-media industries.
Pete Freeland's Appointment as Project Lead The Way Aerospace Engineering Core Instructor
One of the outstanding instructors in the SoCal ROC's PLTW program, Pete Freeland, who this year became a consultant for the SoCal ROC, has just been appointed as an Aerospace Engineering Core Instructor for the Project Lead The Way National Program.
SoCal ROC Students Highlight Their Career Pathways at Annual Counselor Appreciation Luncheon
High school students from the JPA districts that are currently taking courses at SoCal ROC spoke individually the advantages of participating in SoCal ROC programs.
SoCal ROC Students Gain Job Interview Skills
SoCal ROC students participated in mock interviews at a SoCal ROC sponsored event which was held December 5-8, 2011.
SoCal ROC Dedicates Newly Modernized Building A
The Southern California Regional Occupational Center, SoCal ROC, Board of Education hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony commemorating the dedication of Building "A"...
SoCal ROC Modernizes Building A
The Southern California Regional Occupational Center, SoCal ROC, Board of Education is proud to announce the completion of the modernization of Building "A"...
Industry Insiders Share Career Pathways with SoCal ROC Students
Students from SoCal ROC's Finance & Business, Agriculture & Natural Resources, and Public & Consumer Services sector participated in an informative Career Day on October 17, 2011.
SoCal ROC Fashion Design Showcased "J'adore la mode" Collection
The Southern California Regional Occupational Center Fashion Design students showcased their fashion designs.
SoCal ROC Students Interact with Professionals in the Engineering, Technology, & Industrial Trades Sector
SoCal ROC students participated in the SoCal ROC Engineering, Technology, and Industrial Trades Sector Career Day...
SoCal ROC Students Awarded over $31,000 in Scholarships at Annual Night of All Stars Event
Truly a recognition of "All Stars", 27 high school and adult students throughout the South Bay received scholarships totaling over $31,000 for their outstanding achievements in the area of Career Technical Education.
Intro to Transportation Design Students Visit Edelbrock Museum
SoCal ROC Intro to Transportation Design students viewed some of the world's rarest hot rodders and other types of racing cars at the Edelbrock Museum in Torrance.
Los Angeles City Councilwoman Janice Hahn Tours SoCal ROC
Councilwoman Hahn observed and interacted with students practicing medical and dental procedures such as taking blood pressure, bandaging a wound, performing a venipuncture, and preparing dental equipment for treatment.
SoCal ROC Students Tour Local Electronics Manufacturing Plant
SoCal ROC Principles of Engineering students had the opportunity to observe the real-world setting of engineering at Qual-Pro Corporation, a local electronics manufacturing plant.
SoCal ROC Students Interact with Professionals in the Health Care and Animal Sciences Field
SoCal ROC students participated in the SoCal ROC Health Science & Medical Technology Sector Career Day on February 28, 2011.
SoCal ROC Students Share their Career Pathways at Annual Appreciation Luncheon
SoCal ROC hosted its annual Counselor / Administrator Appreciation Luncheon on January 13, 2011.
Principles of Engineering Students Tour Local Product Design Company
The SoCal ROC Principles of Engineering students participated in a field trip to Ashcraft Design on February 15, 2011.
SoCal ROC Board of Education Proclaims February as Career Technical Education Month
On Thursday, February 17, 2011, the SoCal ROC Board of Education approved a proclamation designating February 1-28, 2011 as Career Technical Education Month.
SoCal ROC Students Learn the Life-Cycle of Bank Notes at the Federal Reserve
A recent field trip gave the SoCal ROC Banking and Financial Services students an opportunity to observe real-world industry application...
SoCal ROC Superintendent Dr. Christine Hoffman Presents at Technology and Science Forum
SoCal ROC Superintendent Dr. Christine Hoffman presented along with a panel of representatives from El Camino College, California State University, Long Beach, and Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science at the Girls in Gears: Career Forum for Middle School and High School Girls.
SoCal ROC Donates $918 to the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank
For the third consecutive year, SoCal ROC collected monetary donations from staff and Board members for the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank.
Arts/Media & Entertainment Industry Insiders Spoke to SoCal ROC Students
SoCal ROC students in the Arts/ Media & Entertainment Sector participated in the SoCal ROC Career Day on December 7, 2010.
Mock Interviews Prepare SoCal ROC Students for Job Interviews
The SoCal ROC Career Center offers many career preparation services including important steps to obtaining a job.
Principles of Engineering Students Tours the Largest Water Recycling Plant in the US
The SoCal ROC Project Lead the Way Principles of Engineering class toured the largest water recycling plant in the United States on December 14, 2010.
Certified Medical Assisting Students Volunteer at the City of Torrance Flu Prevention Clinic
On November 15, 2010, the City of Torrance Community Services Department sponsored a flu shot clinic at the Ken Miller Recreation Center.
SoCal ROC Retirees Commended at Reception
SoCal ROC recognized 7 Classified and 2 Certificated employees for their years of service to Career Technical Education.
Former Los Angeles Mayor Richard J. Riordan empowers SoCal ROC students with advice to achieve success
Former Los Angeles Mayor Richard J. Riordan spoke at the Southern California Regional Occupational Center on June 9, 2010. Mayor Riordan served as the California Secretary for Education from 2003-2005 and as Mayor of Los Angeles from 1993-2001.
Education Advocate, former Los Angeles Mayor Richard J. Riordan, to Speak at the SoCal ROC
Former Los Angeles Mayor Richard J. Riordan will be speaking at the Southern California Regional Occupational Center in Torrance.
SoCal ROC Featured in "News Torch", a Torrance High School Newspaper
The Southern California Regional Occupational Center (SoCal ROC) recently was featured in the News Torch, a Torrance High School Newspaper.
SoCal ROC Health Science and Medical Technology Sector Mentored by Representatives from the Health Care Industry
SoCal ROC students in the Health Science and Medical Technology Sector attended an in-house Career Fair on Monday, April 26, 2010.
SoCal ROC Featured in the Manhattan Beach Sun
The Southern California Regional Occupational Center (SoCal ROC) recently was featured in the Manhattan Beach Sun.
SoCal ROC Celebrates Career and Technical Education Month
Career and Technical Education is recognized nationally during the month of February.
Dr. Christine Hoffman, Superintendent of SoCal ROC is a featured speaker at the AAUW Girls in Gear Annual Event
Dr. Christine Hoffman, Superintendent of the Southern California Regional Occupational Center, presented at the AAUW Girls in Gear event.
Fashion Design Students Present "Inspiration" Collection
SoCal ROC Fashion Design students presented a colorful Fashion Show held on January 13, 2010, at SoCal ROC.
SoCal ROC Aviation Academy Accelerates Aviation Careers for High School Students
The Southern California Regional Occupational Center (SoCal ROC) proudly launched the Aviation Academy in September 2009.
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SoCal ROC Automotive Students Compete in Edelbrock Competition
In the all-day competition, the SoCal ROC teams finished in 2nd, 5th, and 6th place out of 8 teams.
Future Hollywood Players Premiere Their First Film at the SoCal ROC
Students, parents, and staff members attended a premiere of Hidden Thief premiere at SoCal ROC on January 30, 2009.