Head Coach Archie Randall was fired April 16. Assistant coaches, wrestlers, and university officials won’t comment on the matter because it’s a personnel issue.
YWCA hosts TED Talk-style discussion about diversity in Meinders School of Business on April 28.
Construction for the locker room building began in early March and the completion date is set for early June. The two-story building will house 48 locker rooms, offices for coaches and a common area for players to lounge and study in.
At the end of this year, some professors who have been teaching at OCU for decades will be heading into retirement, while others will leave to pursue new opportunities.
Several acting seniors are working in groups to create devised theater projects from the ground up, as a part of Stephen Wrentmore’s special topics class.
University officials said students successfully registered for next semester’s classes with the new registration system.
Many personal items, including food and toiletries, are no longer sold in the campus store.
Students who need intermediate French classes will have to take a different language class to satisfy the requirement after officials canceled the courses for Fall 2016.
Food waste was noticed this semester by the focus group Sodexo organizes each semester. The focus group is made up of several students who volunteered to give feedback to Sodexo.
Two students will intern for major companies in their career fields this summer: Spencer Gualdoni with Telsey + Company and Hudson Moore with Anthropologie.
Letters from multiple sororities, Phi Gamma Delta fraternity’s flag and Gamma Phi sorority’s trophy have been stolen in the past month alone.
One transgender student said he appreciates how open the campus community is, but there are still aspects of campus life that can be improved to help the LGBTQ community.
Gender-based university awards will be phased out to promote gender inclusivity.
The national governing bodies of Greek life have taken a step toward opening organizations to transgender persons.
Stephen Wrentmore, adjunct professor of theater, will host a directing masterclass that explores techniques and strategies to approach text and performance.
A rags-to-riches tale of scandalous acts and a rise to fame and fortune is brought to life in OCU’s season finale musical, Evita.
Some students are expressing their political opinions by chalking university property. The chalk appeared earlier this month on a concrete wall.
The 2016 STAR Summit responses have been released. Click through to read the list.
The OCU police department sent out an email on 4/14 reminding students to keep dorms, apartments and vehicles locked. OCUPD said the email was sent out because of some minor events, but not one in particular.
The theater for young audiences major is no longer accepting students, though the minor is available still.
Textbook Butler, a new program from the bookstore, will automatically deliver required books to students’ rooms.
OCUNYC recently hosted its 11th annual workshop in New York City, the first since alumni who host the workshop self-funded the event.
The Stars Connect program will integrate international students into the OCU community. Officials look for student volunteers to welcome incoming students.
Jeri Jones, former head resident for Oklahoma United Methodist Hall and housing and residence life specialist, left OCU for a new job closer to her husband.
Plans to turn Smith Hall into an interfaith dorm still are in place, and officials hope to move forward with the project within the next year.
There was no Top 10 list created during STAR Summit this year.