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.
Saturday, 10/18 –OKC HORRORFEST The Damaged All-Night Horror Film Marathon: begins at 8 p.m. at District House in the Plaza District. The OKC film club presents their second annual night of horror. Classic and cult horror movies will be shown on the big screen at District House, with a wide variety of movies to please every […]
Jeff Poulin, an OCU alumnus, will host the first-ever statewide Forum on Arts Education in Oklahoma on Oct. 21. The event will take place from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art in Norman, OK.
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 […]
The student directed play, Pericles, Prince of Tyre, will open tomorrow in Burg Theater in Kirkpatrick Fine Arts Center.Twenty-six cast members will perform the Shakespearian play with a couple of their own added twists.
Campus organizations can begin planning for their Homecoming participation.Homecoming will take place Nov. 3-8. The 2014 Homecoming theme was revealed earlier this month. The theme, which organizations must follow in their planning is, “A Great Big Adventure.”
Phi Gamma Delta Fraternity is close to securing their charter this year. The fraternity has been on campus and working to obtain the charter for four years. The fraternity was added in 2010 because of the high demand for fraternity involvement on campus.The fraternity gained 13 new members this semester, putting their member number at 33. They needed 30 to begin to apply for the charter.
Students were charged $816 for health insurance coverage this fall, unless they petitioned to have the fee removed. OCU began requiring all domestic undergraduate students taking 12 hours or more, and all graduate students taking nine hours or more have health insurance coverage when enrolling. This new plan is in effect with the Affordable Care Act.
OCU Stars women’s wrestling completed one shutout among three victories at the Cumberlands Duals Friday. The event took place at the University of the Cumberlands, in Kentucky, and featured teams from across the the country. OCU, ranked second in the Women’s College Wresting Association, beat Cumberlands 45-2, and Lindenwood University 41-0. Senior Emily Webster won all three […]
Out of the Box season begins this weekend with a story about love and hate. Out of the Box is a student-run organization that allows students the opportunity to direct and produce their own plays. This is the first year Out of the Box is recognized as an organization on campus by the Student […]
Student Activity Council will provide opportunities for study breaks beginning Monday for Stress Relief Week. SAC hosts a Stress Relief Week during midterms and finals to encourage students to take study breaks during exam periods. Midterm exams officially begin Oct. 13.
OCU was named a Military Friendly School for 2015. Victory Media, a veteran-owned outlet for career resources for veterans and their families, announced the list earlier this month.
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. […]
By Lauren Matheny, Web Editor Pumpkin spice: it’s not just for lattes any more. The pumpkin flavoring trend has reached new heights during the start of the 2014 fall season. According to Datassential MenuTrends, which tracks marketing and sales in the food industry, pumpkin-inspired offerings in restaurants have increased 240% since 2008. Major food retailers […]
By Submitted “Capitol Offense,” by William Bernhardt, is the next book to be discussed in the Let’s Talk About It, Oklahoma book discussion series. The discussion will take place at 7 p.m. Oct. 7 in Walker Center, Room 151. This year, the series is focusing on crime novels which take place in Oklahoma. “Capitol Offense” […]