OCU named Certified Healthy Campus

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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.

Holiday happenings in Oklahoma City

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Thanksgiving passed, and Oklahoma City is ready for Christmas. The song It’s Beginning to Look a lot like Christmas could apply to the city this time of year with holiday-themed events happening across town.

Powerful Prose series presents Holiday Bookfest

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OCU will present a “Holiday Bookfest” as part of its Powerful Prose series.

High School State Dance Competition Recruits for OCU

OSDTDA’s State Dance Team Competition is used as a recruitment tool for OCU’s Pom squad. The Oklahoma State Dance Team Directors’ Association competition is hosted in the Abe Lemons Arena in Henry J. Freede Wellness and Activity Center at OCU Dec. 12-13. The duo and trio competition is Friday, and the group competition is Saturday. […]

Men’s Wrestling Defeats Bacone College

The men’s wrestling team beat Bacone College in Muskogee 34-9 Wednesday at the Palmer Center. The Stars, who are ranked 12th in NAIA wrestling, moved to 3-2 in duals. The team got rid of a 9-7 deficit by taking the final five matches of the dual. Sophomore Ricky McCarty pinned Bacone’s Tyler Logan in 1:47. […]

Former OCU Golfer Qualifies For Pro Tournament

Former OCU golfer James Marchesani has earned his way into the Australian Masters that starts Thursday and goes through Sunday at the Metropolitan Golf Club. Marchesani, the 2014 NAIA men’s golf individual champion, picked up one of the six pre-qualifying berths. Marchesani finished second in program history with a 72.22 career stroke average. Marchesani became […]

Men’s Basketball Suffers Loss Against Langston

The men’s basketball team lost to Langston University, 83-68, Tuesday at Abe Lemons Arena. Senior R.J. McGhee anchored the Stars with 22 points. OCU fell to 2-2 in men’s basketball. The Stars led 8-1 just inside the first two minutes, their largest lead of the game. Langston University went on an 11-4 run to tie […]

OCU professor completes 24 hour race

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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.

Women Soccer Players Collect SAC Honor

Junior Forward Allison Worsham and senior Defender Ashleigh Story collected first-team all-Sooner Athletic Conference honors Tuesday. Worsham was third in the SAC in scoring with 14 goals, while Story anchored the back line for the Stars. Worsham led the Stars with 31 points, she scored 14 goals and provided three assists. The three-year-starter scored a […]

Men’s Basketball Suffers Loss

University of North Texas beat the Stars 106-100 Monday at the Super Pit in a men’s basketball exhibition. Senior Guard Tharone Chilton provided 24 points, six rebounds, five assits and three steals. North Texas’ senior Guard Jordan Williams led with 27 points. Chilton canned a three-pointer that put the Stars in front 71-61 with 11:19 […]

Men’s Soccer Advances to Finals

The men’s soccer team beat Texas Wesleyan University 3-2 in double overtime Tuesday. The win advances the men to the Sooner Athletic Conference Tournament finals. The Stars have won eight of their last nine matches. Senior Forward Ruy Vaz gave the Stars an early lead. In the eight minute, freshman Forward Jeffrey Matthews found Vaz […]

OCU Law School to move downtown

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The law school is on schedule to move to their downtown location, 800 N. Harvey, in December of 2014.The move was approved in October 2012, and the school is on schedule with their original plan of moving to their new location in 2014.

Cross-Country Places Top 5 in NAIA Mid-States Classic

The cross-country men won their race, while the women placed third in the NAIA Mid-States Classic. Sophomore David Mountford finished first in NAIA men’s cross country with a second-overall placing, and sophomore Sara Moore provided OCU’s 18th-ranked women with a fourth-overall placing. The Stars had six men in the top 10 finishes, and turned in […]

OCU Soccer senior named SAC Player of the Year

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Senior Defender Danny Frid was named Sooner Athletic Conference men’s soccer player of the year Friday.

Men’s Cross Country wins back-to-back SAC Championships

OCU men’s cross country took back-to-back Sooner Athletic Conference Championships Saturday at Gordon Cooper Technology Center in Shawnee, Okla.

Men’s Soccer Wins Sooner Athletic Men’s Soccer Championship

The men’s soccer team won the Sooner Athletic men’s soccer championship Oct. 31. The Stars celebrated their senior night Oct. 31 with a win against the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma at Stars field. The men had their first conference defeat to Texas Wesleyan University 2-1 in overtime Oct. 28 at Martin Field. […]

House fire reported near campus

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Fire fighters responded to calls reporting smoke behind Cokesbury Court apartments Wednesday afternoon.

Miss OCU pageant crowns 2014 winner

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Miss OCU 2015 enjoys volunteering, electronic dance music concerts and sleeping. Veronica Wisniewski, mass communications senior, was born in Oklahoma City but moved to Tiawan when she was 8 months old. When she was 6, her and her family moved back to Oklahoma City.

Women’s Soccer’s Loss

The women’s soccer team lost to Mid-America Christian University 3-2 in overtime at the Evangel Field in Oklahoma City, Okla. OCU fell to 5-6-1, 3-3-1 in Sooner Athletic women’s soccer. Allison Worsham, junior forward, scored the first two goals of the game. Her first goal in the 12th minute, she collected a deflected shot and […]

Men’s Soccer Beats Mid-America Christian University

The men’s soccer team beat Mid-America Christian University 3-1 Saturday, Oct. 25 at the Evangel Field in Oklahoma City, Okla. OCU improved to 7-3-2, 6-0-1 in Sooner Athletic Conference men’s soccer. The Stars were first on the scoreboard. Logan Stewart, freshman forward, beat a defender on the outside and sent a ball into the 18-yard […]

Women’s Wrestling Wins Five Duals

The women’s wrestling team had five wins Friday, Oct. 24 in the Oklahoma City Cliff Keen Duals at Abe Lemons Arena on the OCU campus.

Women’s Basketball ranked prospective Sooner Athletic Conference winner

The women’s basketball team is the favorite to win the Sooner Athletic Conference title.

Men’s Basketball ranked fourth in Sooner Athletic Conference

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The men’s basketball team has been projected to finish fourth place in the Sooner Athletic Conference, whose season begins Oct. 31.

Rowing Team Senior Named Top Collegiate Finisher

The rowing team competed in the women’s championship singles race Saturday, in the 50th Head of the Charles on the Charles River in Boston, and senior Liz Mathews became the top collegiate finisher. Mathews turned in a time of 21 minutes and 30.530 seconds in the 4,800 meter race. She finished in 20th place in […]

OCU Volleyball defeated by Texas Wesleyan

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Texas Wesleyan defeated OCU Stars Volleyball 3-1, on Friday, Oct. 10 at the Sid Richardson Center in Fort Worth Texas. OCU went down to 13-9, 5-3 in Sooner Athletic Conference.

OCU Women’s Wrestling competes in Cumberlands Duals

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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 […]

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