President compiles poems to honor English professor

Zoe Miles, english senior, reads the late Dr. Elaine Smokewood's poem, "Housewarming," during President Henry's Installation Ceremony on April 6 in Henry J. Freede Wellness and Activity Center. The event was dedicated to Smokewood. Photo: Marianne Pickens/ The Campus

The president’s installation ceremony honored a deceased member of the campus community.

Community offers challenges for president at inauguration

President Robert Henry speaks during the installation ceremony April 6 in Henry J. Freede Wellness and Activity Center. Photo: Marianne Pickens/ The Campus

With a mace in hand, medallion around his neck and a Bible near, President Robert Henry said he felt well-charged to serve as the 17th president of OCU.

Community celebrates nursing school grand opening

Dr. Marvel Williamson, dean of Kramer School of Nursing, announces a scholarship made in honor of Denise Burton Wednesday at the grand opening of the new Kramer School of Nursing as part of inauguration week. The scholarship was based on over thirty years of service she gave to the nursing school.

The Kramer School of Nursing celebrated its grand opening with a ceremony as a part of the inauguration activities.

Senators approve funding, welcome new members

Current Student Government Association leaders offered their support and wishes of good luck to incoming Senators April 5 at the last Senate meeting for the current Senate body

Author to speak as part of inaugural celebrations

OCU’s Distinguished Speaker series will present David Brooks at 7:30 p.m. April 6 in Henry J. Freede Wellness and Activity Center.

Deadline approaches for students to hear compelling speakers


Inauguration planners are providing students, staff and faculty with the unique chance to hear speakers from a range of backgrounds.

Inauguration celebration presents unique presidential interaction

Cartoon: Donald Ashwood

Students will have the exciting opportunity to attend several events next week surrounding President Robert Henry’s inauguration.

University hosts weeklong celebration

President Robert Henry

President Robert Henry’s birthday April 4 won’t only be celebrated by blowing out candles.

University presents Requiem masterpieces

sheet music

OKLAHOMA CITY — The Gothic contours of a landmark Oklahoma City church will reverberate with a musical masterwork of epic proportions as 350 singers and orchestral musicians join forces for the rarely heard Requiem by Hector Berlioz. Musicians from OCU will perform the work at 4 p.m. April 3 at First Presbyterian Church.

Leaders to address university community


Student leaders will kick off the year with a briefing event. Student Government Association will host “State of the Students” to update the OCU community on its happenings.

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