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.
A mobile medical and dental truck that appeared this semester on campus eventually will give OCU healthcare students a hands-on learning experience. The truck is housed under an awning on the northwest corner of the parking lot north of Cokesbury Court Apartments. The approximately $600,000 truck, which OCU does not own, will be staffed by students…
OCU will present a “Holiday Bookfest” as part of its Powerful Prose series.
Thanksgiving Break provides a tantalizing teaser to the joys of home: days full of family, naps, television, and home-cooked meals become the reality. But losing motivation during the final weeks of the semester can have a disastrous effect on grades and participation.
Three new faculty members have joined the new MFA in Screenwriting program. Richard Wenk, David Simkins, and David Golden, writers and producers for television and film, will join the program when classes begin in January 2015.
The long awaited renovation of the Gold Star Memorial Building is slated for completion in December.The building, constructed in 1953, was built in memory of the Methodists who died in World War II, according to an article alumna Amanda Alfanos wrote for The Oklahoman.
Students required to take chemistry as a part of their degree will have the opportunity to learn in upgraded laboratories.University officials unveiled the $2.2 million renovation plan to current chemistry laboratories in the Dawson-Loeffler Science and Mathematics building at an Oct. 22 trustee meeting.
The law school is on schedule to move to their downtown location, 800 N. Harvey, in December of 2014.The move was approved in October 2012, and the school is on schedule with their original plan of moving to their new location in 2014.
The crowd erupted as the members of Alpha Phi sorority stormed the floor after their name was called as sweepstakes winner.The sorority took home the Homecoming sweepstakes championship Nov. 9. The award ceremony took place at 7 p.m. in Abe Lemons Arena in Henry J. Freede Wellness and Activity Center.
By Submitted Oklahoma City University’s Powerful Prose series will continue with a presentation about fracking and the energy industry at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. The presentation is free to the public and will be held at Full Circle Bookstore, the series co-sponsor, in the 50 Penn Place shopping center at 1900 Northwest Expressway. OCU President Robert Henry…
Lee Hall, director of first-year experiences and student disability services coordinator, retired Friday, Oct. 31.
Officials recently announced the addition of a new master’s degree program in elementary teaching.The new program is geared toward adult students holding a bachelor’s degree in any discipline who wish to teach elementary-age students.
By Lauren Matheny, Web Editor Paul Saltzman, a documentary filmmaker and founder of Moving Beyond Prejudice, will lead a one-day workshop at OCU on Oct. 4. The even will take place from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the Tom and Brenda McDaniel University Center. Registration is $25 and will include lunch. Students interested in…
OCU officials announced plans for $2.2 million in chemistry lab upgrades during the fall Board of Trustees meeting.
Water By the Spoonful, the second mainstage of the TheatreOCU season, will open Friday Oct. 31 in the Black Box Theatre in Kirkpatrick Fine Arts Center. The play features themes dealing with substance abuse and addiction.
Students who have their books paid for through scholarships are in for a change next semester.Book Bucks will no longer be transferred to students’ personal bank accounts beginning Spring 2015.
OCU officials have announced the addition of a new master’s degree program in Elementary Teaching. Classes in the program will begin in summer 2015. In a statement about the program, Elizabeth Willner, the director of teacher education, said that a need for more qualified public school teachers motivated university officials to begin the new program.
Submitted OCU was ranked as one of the best universities in the western United States. College Choice, a website which publishes rankings of schools for prospective students, named OCU to their list of Best Western Regional Universities last week. OCU was the only school in Oklahoma to make the list. The school was ranked 31…
A Student Senate committee is suggesting how much the governing body should allot for each bill presented to them. Student Senate’s appropriations committee has set soft caps for the semester to suggest how much Senate should spend on each bill.
The Ann Lacy School of American Dance and Arts Management has been getting its share of publicity during the last few months.
The school was named a top dance school by Dance Magazine last month.Several other publications also named OCU as a top-tier dance program.
By Submitted Democracy Plaza, the Center for Student Leadership’s initiative to educate student voters, will host a picnic dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday on the quad. The Last Chance Picnic has been designed to give students one last chance to register to vote, while informing them about important issues in this year’s election….
Matthew McManus, an official from the U.S. Department of State, will be one of the featured speakers at Oklahoma City University’s International Energy Conference. The conference will take place from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Oct. 15 at the Cox Convention Center in downtown Oklahoma City. It is presented by OCU’s Meinders School of…