Random Acts of Kindness: volunteerism for students on the go


With schedules filling up in the first weeks of the new semester, thinking about volunteering can be stressful. But random acts of kindness provide a quick and easy way to give back to the community.

Students and faculty support Muslim community


Students and faculty organized an event on Friday, Oct. 24, to show support of Oklahoma City’s Muslim community.During the Friday afternoon service at the Grand Mosque of Oklahoma City, Christians and Jews from across the state gathered outside. When the Muslim service goers left their prayer meeting, they were greeted and thanked by those standing outside.

On the Town: What to do in OKC 10/10

Weekend Wrap Up

Want to get off campus for some city fun this weekend? Here are the top events happening in OKC in the next three days.

Oklahoma City Public School District closes, citing “extreme cold”

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 […]

University police go beyond law enforcement duties

The Oklahoma City University police department provides services beyond their duties as law enforcement officers. OCUPD provides safety escorts, vehicular assists and an identification number engraving services for valuable items. To contact the police department for a safety escort or motor assist, call 405.208.5001. If there is an emergency, dial 405.208.5911.

University counselors encourage stress relief during finals week

The university counselors promote stress relief during finals week by brining therapy dogs to campus. Brandi Gibson, director of university counseling, said the best way to relieve stress is to maintain a healthy diet and sleep regularly throughout the semester.

Education ideas from the State of the Union


By Ally Hansen President Obama gave his State of the Union Address February 12. He presented several plans for education, including preschool for all children, a “college scorecard”, high-tech education rewards, better school buildings, and clearer financial aid. To read more about the education ideas discussed, or to watch the video, click here.

University to host Jewish Living Festival


OKLAHOMA CITY –  What do Sabbath candles, potato pancakes, funny masks and a sukkah have in common? All are part of the Jewish life cycle events and holidays that will be displayed at the Festival of Jewish Living this April in the Bishop W. Angie Smith Chapel at OCU. Food and objects from each of […]

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