The Campus newspaper and its web partner, MediaOCU.com, were recently honored in the national Best of Collegiate Design contest. College Media Association hosts the national competition, which is in its 21st year. This year’s Best of Collegiate Design received more than 1,000 entries from 128 colleges and universities. Twenty media professionals judged the entries. MediaOCU […]
The Honors Program is currently accepting applications from undergraduate students with a GPA of 3.5 or better. The applications may be picked up in WC 228 or WC 253. Students will need to obtain faculty recommendations and write two essays. Applications are due by 5:00 p.m. on March 14, 2014. Admitted students will be notified […]
The winners of the 2014 OCU Senior King and Queen title are Caleb Dicke, representing Kappa Sigma, and Ali McCurdy, representing Gamma Phi Beta. Dicke, dance performance senior, was excited to win the award. “All the seniors deserve this,” Dicke said. “It could have gone to anyone.” McCurdy, dance performance senior, was grateful for the […]
Kappa Phi, the christian sorority, is hosting their annual Beauty Week. The week is focused on finding inner beauty and acceptance, rather than outward appearance. The events for the rest of the week include: Wednesday – Yoga and Yogurt at 6 p.m. in Watson Lounge in Bishop W. Angie Smith Chapel; Thursday – Pizza by […]
The changes to the SGA constitution have passed with a 90.99% pass rate. A total of 555 students voted; 505 voted for, 50 voted against. The changed constitution will go into effect after the completion of the current SGA term. The new officers, who will be sworn in in April, will be sworn in under […]
Students can vote to approve or reject the SGA constitution draft until tomorrow at 5 p.m. SGA needs at least 15 percent of the student body to vote on the constitution proposed and half of the 15 percent to pass the proposition. To vote, students can log onto OrgSync here and cast their vote with […]
A symposium focusing on peacemaking through education, networking and advocacy will be coming to campus.
An expert on African American family lineage will give a presentation at 7:30 p.m. March 6 as part of the Distinguished Speakers Series at Oklahoma City University. The lecture is free to the public and will be held in the Henry J. Freede Wellness and Activity Center. Henry Louis Gates Jr.’s presentation is titled “Finding […]
The American Spirit Dance Company spring show will be March 13-15. The show will be at 8:00 p.m. Thursday March 13- Saturday March 15, with an additional 2:00 p.m. show on Saturday, in the Kirkpatrick Auditorium. Seating is reserved and all seats are $20. To reserve tickets call the performing arts ticket office at 405-208-5227 […]
The women of the Alpha Phi sorority have begun their annual Women’s Heart Health Week. Throughout the week, the women of Alpha Phi will be raising money and awareness to support women’s heart health. Alpha Phi will have a table outside the caf, selling raffle tickets for prize baskets. They will also have jars set […]
Two Student Government Association officials are running for positions on the Oklahoma Student Government Association Board of Directors. Terrance Craft, SGA secretary of public relations, and SGA President Beatrize Martinez will participate in the election during OSGA’s Spring Congress on Feb. 28 through March 1 at Tulsa Community College – Southeast. OSGA is comprised of […]
University officials are establishing a physician’s assistants program to be housed in the Petree College of Arts and Sciences. Physician’s assistants, or PAs, receive graduate training in medicine. They are licensed by the Oklahoma State Board of Medical Licensure and Supervision to work with physicians to provide patient care. University officials decided in Summer 2013 […]
Alumnus David Brown (mass communications ’95) competed in the final episode of The Biggest Loser Season 15. Brown and two other finalists competed in a triathlon and final on-air weigh in Feb. 4. Brown entered the competition at 409 pounds and lost 222 pounds during the season. He had the highest total weight loss of […]
OCU has extended the deadline for taking the Campus Climate Survey. Students, faculty, and staff now have until February 15 to complete the survey. The survey addresses questions about general viewpoints, actions, and standards on the OCU campus. “It’s kind of a benchmark of how we’re doing in those specific areas,” said Sandra Pantlik, senior […]
Campus is closed today due to inclement weather. For more on the campus closure policy, click here.
Student Government Association will host the second Senior King and Queen Ceremony: Seniors’ Biggest Night later this month to honor senior achievements. The event will be at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 26 in Petree Recital Hall in Kirkpatrick Fine Arts Center. Seniors and their families will be honored at the free event, which is open to […]
The university will not open until 9:30 a.m. today due to inclement winter weather.
The Let’s Talk About It, Oklahoma book discussion series at Oklahoma City University will continue with “Acts of Faith” by Eboo Patel. The discussion will be at 7 p.m. Feb. 11 in Walker Center room 151. In “Acts of Faith,” Patel, an American Muslim and founder of the Interfaith Youth Core, ponders the defining moments of Islam and […]
Eighteen Stars appeared in the final Women’s College Wrestling Association rankings. Junior wrestler Emily Webster earned the top spot at 101 pounds while Oklahoma City University finished as the second-ranked squad in the poll.Webster won her third consecutive national title at the WCWA Championships on Jan. 25. OCU finished two points behind King (Tenn.) and […]
Provost Susan Barber is in charge of making the decision regarding school closing. To make this decision, Barber consults with several faculty members including risk manager Ian Wolfe. Barber also consults the National Weather Service and other universities. “The first consideration is the safety of all of our students,” said Leslie Berger, director of public […]
Oklahoma City University set a new standard with 197 student-athletes making the Fall 2013 Athletic Director’s List. The Athletic Director’s List recognizes those Stars who posted at least a 3.0 grade-point average in the semester. The fall semester’s number eclipsed the 194 who made the Fall 2012 Athletic Director’s List. The Stars’ combined GPA added […]
The Oklahoma City University Film Institute will continue its 32nd season with Mohammad Rasoulof’s “The White Meadows” at 2 p.m. Feb. 9 in the Meinders School of Business Kerr McGee Auditorium. “The White Meadows” is a dreamlike, yet earthbound film about a boatman named Rahmat who navigates the increasingly salty waters of a coastal land, collecting […]
Lee Hall, former director for first year experience, is the new disability services director. The disability services director assists students with learning limitations by providing accommodation letters to professors. The director also gives injured students access to golf cart transportation across campus. Brenda Johnston, the previous campus health and disability services director, resigned Jan. 24. […]
The Oklahoma City Public School District closed schools Friday, Jan. 24 due to extremely cold temperatures. The announcement was made at 5:30 a.m. Friday morning, after consideration of the temperature and forecast for the day. Rod McKinley, OKC Schools Chief HR Officer, spoke to News Channel 4 this morning about the decision. “It was actually […]