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Leadership Communique, 12/8/2013

Lessons in Leadership Good frozen Sunday to you! We are counting on clearing skies to assist our UCO crew in preparing the grounds for a safe finals week. But please be cautious walking and driving. Slow and steady make good sense in ice and snow. I want you to successfully complete this semester and return […]

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Leadership Communique, 12/1/2013

Lessons in Leadership Hello to all of you It is the first Sunday in December. By now you have celebrated Thanksgiving each in your own way. If you we able to return home, I hope there were special moments you will tuck away as keepers. I trust that you made memorable use of this holiday. […]

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Leadership Communique 11/24/2013

Lessons in Leadership Good morning! It is a cold morning in Edmond with the promise of winter weather today. Be aware as you venture out as conditions could change even as you move about. This is an abbreviated week at UCO. The Thanksgiving holiday begins on Wednesday, though I am confident you need not be […]

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Leadership Communique, 11/17/2013

Lessons in Leadership Good morning, Sunday in mid November and it will be 70 degrees on the UCO campus in Edmond. It is hard to imagine a more attractive recipe for a fall weekend. Our trees and shrubs are clinging to the last of their vivid colors, as the wind finishes them off. Last week’s […]

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Leadership Communique, 11/10/2013

Lessons in Leadership Good morning to each of you. It is Sunday morning once again. We are appreciative that Tom Emerick was able to join you those at the Tuesday session. His corporate experience is invaluable as relevant perspective for many of you will navigate corporate career paths. You also had the opportunity to spend […]

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Leadership Communique, 10/27/2013

Good Sunday to each of you. Another week of the Fall semester has evaporated as we move deeper into the academic term. Halloween this week to be followed in rapid succession by the Thanksgiving holiday, final exams and term projects due, and, suddenly, it is Fall Commencement. Activities and deadlines will escalate over the next [...]

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Leadership Communique, 10/20/2013

It is Sunday, and we are reaching for our UCO sweatshirts this morning. The young maple tree in our yard has begun its transition toward winter as its leaves move from green to shades of light red and burnt orange. Given the wide variety of plantings across the campus, we will see the full spectrum of autumnal colors at UCO in the coming weeks.

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Leadership Communique, 10/6/2013

Good morning, Did you walk outside early on Saturday morning? The overnight showers were accompanied the first genuine blast of fall weather. The temperature on campus about 6AM was 46 degrees. Those UCO sweatshirts you may have on a shelf somewhere are finally going to be put to use. By Homecoming weekend in early November, […]

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Leadership, Communication And Checking The Compass

Good morning to each of you. It is another Sunday as we now sense the onset of fall.  This rain reminds me of my early days as a boy in Seattle. A gentler drizzle than we usually experience in Oklahoma, but the refreshing of the air and the nurturing of the land and us is [...]

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Lt. Gov. Lamb, a 9/11 Community Moment and a first look at Syria

Good Sunday to each of you, Another week has flashed by in a flurry of classes, activities and events.  Over the past few mornings there has been just a hint of fall as the temperatures and humidity moderate just enough from previous weeks.  Leaves are beginning to dot the campus as a prelude to the [...]

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