Dr. Regina Bennett, associate professor of English, is on medical leave for the semester.
Textbook Butler, a new program from the bookstore, will automatically deliver required books to students’ rooms.
Student Publications won first place in every category for the 2015 edition of The Constellation yearbook at this year’s Oklahoma Collegiate Media Association (OCMA) conference in Stillwater. The staff also won multiple awards for The Campus newspaper.
The learning commons committee is creating a report to summarize the results of their survey about campus study spaces.
A record-breaking 198 student athletes composed the Fall 2015 OCU Athletic Director’s List, honoring athletes who achieve a 3.0 grade-point average or higher.
Students may know Dr. Karen Youmans, honors program director, as the lady in glass office, but she does much more than stare through transparent walls. This week, Youmans revealed her passions regarding the honors program, family, music, and Star Wars. Q: Well, we might as well start off big. What’s are the three most defining…
A distinguished Oklahoman received an honorary doctorate and students are being forced to move out of dorms before graduation.
So class is over, your next class hasn’t begun, and you’ve got twenty minutes to kill. What do you do first? Here are a few options for creating something productive out of a short break.
The Coronation of Poppea, a baroque opera, opens in the Burg Theater this weekend.
As a college student, saving money is often easier said than done. For the month of January, I tracked my spending. The results were more surprising than I could have imagined.
University officials recently filled an open position in the alumni relations department.
The building that housed the incarnation of OCU, then called Epworth University, will once again be a school. Epworth United Methodist Church, 1901 N. Douglas, was sold to Positive Tomorrows, a private, tuition-free elementary school serving Oklahoma City’s homeless children.
United Methodist students may be able to get more money for college than they previously thought.The Global Board of Higher Education and Ministry is offering scholarships and low-interest loans to students confirmed in the United Methodist Church.
Sigma Tau Delta will issue its annual edition of The Scarab, a creative anthology, in April.Sigma Tau Delta, OCU’s chapter of the international English honor society, creates this publication to showcase the immense talents of OCU students.
Several mission trips in which all OCU students can participate are planned for March.Students are able to pick from trips to New Orleans, other areas of Louisiana, or Dallas, as well as local mission efforts.
The campus community has the chance to nominate faculty who have had a positive influence in their lives for a major award. The Outstanding Faculty Award committee is accepting nominations from the student body, staff and other faculty members commending teachers who have made an impact in their lives during the academic year.
OCU’s School of Law is “going forward” with their new location at 800 N. Harvey Ave in downtown Oklahoma City.Law students began classes this semester at the new school.
Kassie McCoy is beginning the semester as the new director of development in the office of university advancement and external relations.
The preliminary recommendations of the prioritization process were released to faculty and staff last week.Students did not receive any of the information or a password to the results.aThe prioritization process has been ongoing since the beginning of the academic year. The process is meant to help university officials see how programs use money and where budgets need to be modified.
Aaron Gale’s lecture, entitled “The Jewish Context of the New Testament,” will discuss archaeology and the Gospel of Matthew as they relate to the Jewish experience. The lecture will begin with a discussion between Gale and Professor Lisa Wolfe of OCU, who is a Christian Hebrew Bible scholar. Wolf is the endowed chair of Hebrew Bible, and teaches with the Wimberly School of Religion.
Students looking to add a few extra points to their grade point average or who are anxious to take more challenging, stimulating classes will get the opportunity to do just that by applying for the honors program.
University officials soon will announce their findings from the campuswide prioritization project.
Members of the Red Earth Creative Writing MFA program will present two literary readings in January.
Splitting stress relief week into two separate weeks gives students time to study for their finals, while still having the opportunity to participate in stress relieving activities. Stress Relief week includes Pizza Feast, the Food Truck Fair, snacks outside the caf, therapy dogs coming in and Alvin’s offering free coffee after close. Pizza Feast happened…
Three OCU students will compete in the quarterfinal match of “Mind Games” at 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 14. Theresa Hottel, Dustin Austin, and Chance Johnson will face teams from across the state in the match.
Undergraduate students have the opportunity to present original posters and win prizes in the annual Fall Poster Contest.The poster contest is a judged scholarly competition that happens every fall, in which undergraduate students have a way of visually presenting information in any field. The posters usually include graphs, charts, illustrations or words, and must have been done during that semester.