By Kyle Wallace, Staff Writer Faculty and staff who have dedicated five or more years to the university will be honored at the Starskys employee recognition ceremony. The Starskys are an annual employee service and recognition event hosted by university advancement, human resources and the president’s office. The event will be from 3 to 5…
By Emily Wiley, Editor-in-Chief Students still are wondering when they will receive prioritization results. Prioritization is the process in which university officials can see where money is being spent in every department on campus. This process has been going on since the beginning of the academic year. Students were told they would receive results soon…
The campus community has the chance to nominate faculty who have had a positive influence in their lives for a major award. The Outstanding Faculty Award committee is accepting nominations from the student body, staff and other faculty members commending teachers who have made an impact in their lives during the academic year.
The preliminary recommendations of the prioritization process were released to faculty and staff last week.Students did not receive any of the information or a password to the results.aThe prioritization process has been ongoing since the beginning of the academic year. The process is meant to help university officials see how programs use money and where budgets need to be modified.
University officials soon will announce their findings from the campuswide prioritization project.
OCU has been named a Certified Healthy Campus by the Oklahoma State Department of Health. The program recognizes public and private colleges, universities, and career technology centers that “make a positive impact on the health of their students, employees and visitors.
The university’s chapter of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes is working on a new structure and meeting time.
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.
The OCU Center for University-Church Relations has reminded the campus community that Tuesday, Dec. 2 is “Giving Tuesday.”
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.
Dr. Erik Heine, professor of music theory, completed a 24 hour run this October. The 24 the Hard Way race raised money for the Special Friends Foundation, an organization dedicated to providing information and resources for families with children suffering from Rubinstein-Taybi Syndrome.
A committee of OCU faculty and staff members organized a number of fundraising efforts to benefit United Way of Central Oklahoma, all designed to get students involved.
The events will commence on Monday, October 21st, with bake sales outside of the cafeteria, and will continue throughout homecoming week.