OCC Receives Seventh Consecutive Award for Financial Management Reporting

The Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) has awarded OCC with a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for its Annual Comprehensive Financial Report for the seventh consecutive year.

AnnualThe Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in governmental accounting and financial reporting, and its attainment represents a significant accomplishment by a governmental entity and its management. OCC is one of only two community colleges in Michigan to earn this honor.

“The GFOA award validates our commitment to meticulous financial reporting and our drive to provide transparent, accessible information about the resources entrusted to us by the community,” said Peter Provenzano, OCC Chancellor.

OCC Vice Chancellor for Administrative Services, Bobbie Remias, said the Annual Comprehensive Financial Report highlights the College’s efforts to continually exercise fiscal prudence and maintain a healthy financial condition while maintaining the College’s commitment to academic excellence. 

“OCC takes great pride in providing the community with a set of transparent, accessible financial documents which keep our community stakeholders informed and closer to our vision,” added Sharon Converse, OCC controller.  

To view the reports, visit https://oaklandcc.edu/about/transparency-at-occ/default.aspx 

 About Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA)

Government Finance Officers Association is a major professional association servicing the needs of nearly 19,000 appointed and elected local, state, and provincial-level government officials and other finance practitioners. It provides top quality publications, training programs, services, and products designed to enhance the skills and performance of those responsible for government finance policy and management. The association is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, with offices in Washington, D.C.

About OCC

Offering nearly 100 degrees and certificates, OCC is Michigan’s largest multi-campus community college and No. 1 transfer institution in the state. The College provides academic, career training and enriching experiences, designed to empower students to reach their potential and enhance our community. More than 1 million students have enrolled in the College since it opened in 1965. A seven-person Board of Trustees governs OCC. Board members are elected on a non-partisan, at-large basis, serve as volunteers and are not paid. Mission statement: OCC is committed to empowering our students to succeed and advancing our community. Learn more at oaklandcc.edu.



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