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Week 5 – Lessons in Leadership 2016 – Charlie Price

Charlie discussed developing your personal brand, networking abilities and perception among colleagues, employers and the public. What practices/strategies can you employ to maintain your personal brand?

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The Benefits of the Correct Warm up

Many people love to workout because it helps them stay fit, makes them feel better, and keeps them healthy. Some individuals do not like to warm up. So today, we must talk about the importance of warming up correctly. Warming up and stretching can be beneficial in so many ways. For example, it increases body […]

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Meet Our Directors

By Dr. Pamela Washington In both of the previous posts about “A Flea in Her Ear,” I’ve talked about the physical comedy of farce, but I haven’t introduced the two people who are bring the frantic physical activity to life. This post is a mini-interview with the two women who are sharing the directing duties. […]

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Week 4 – Lessons in Leadership 2016 – Mo Anderson

During Mo’s presentation she discussed developing a mission and values and the central role they play in her business and personal success. For this week’s blog, provide a mission/values statement that can help guide you during your collegiate and post-collegiate journey.

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Nervous About Working Out ? No Problem!

By Jessi Walker This is the week! The fourth week of school where the exercise prescription students meet the clients they will teach, where professors start giving actual tests, and where students start to realize ihop everyday was not a good idea. So the wellness is where everyone will be . The wellness center is […]

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Why Is Farce Funny?

By Dr. Pamela Washington At rehearsal of A Flea in Her Ear last night, I witnessed the physicality of farce at its best and couldn’t help but laugh out loud when Histangua kicks Chandler into a closet threatening him with a gun and again when Laura aggressively backs Tournel onto a desk. I went home […]

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Week 3 – Lessons in Leadership 2016 – Melissa Houston

During Commissioner Houston’s comments, she reflected on how the challenges and experiences in her life have allowed her to emerge as a more appreciative and understanding person. She mentioned specifically the attitude of gratitude and changing your interpretation of situations/events. How as a leader have you experienced challenges and emerged from them? What characteristics or […]

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Movement in Feydeau’s “A Flea in Her Ear”

By Dr. Pamela Washington The bedroom farce, as a genre, requires slamming doors, people appearing and disappearing through them, and quite a bit of physical confusion.  The mechanics of misunderstanding are starting to come together in the blocking of the UCO Theatre Arts Department’s first season offering, “A Flea in Her Ear.”  A French farce […]

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Week 2 – Lessons in Leadership 2016 – Dr. Sharra Hynes

Dr. Hynes discussed the philosophy of shifting one’s paradigm to focus on enhancing natural strengths as opposed to focusing on weaknesses.  Discuss one of your identified strengths you will focus on enhancing and how this may impact your leadership roles in the UCO community.

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Worn Soles, Warm Souls

Try walking from UCO to Texarkana or go northeast to Kansas City. That’s what Julio Mata and his Technology Resource Center Multimedia Services staff did within the first few weeks of school here at UCO.  At least, equivalently. Julio shared that his staff walked 687,857 steps – almost 325 miles – providing multimedia support for […]

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