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Engagement & Transformative Learning: Equity where it Matters

Written by Sunshine Cowan, Ph.D., MPH, MCHES®, Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Health Studies – I had the good fortune this past summer to join a team from the University of Central Oklahoma (UCO) attending the Institute of High Impact Practices and Student Success, sponsored by the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U). The Institute […]

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7 People Who Always Show Up Late

When people show up late for meetings or miss deadlines, it gives the person waiting time to think. They think about how unprofessional their coworker is. How untrustworthy. How careless. Even if employees produce great work and have a positive attitude, being too casual with schedules can make the boss question a staff member’s leadership […]

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Do NOT fall into the Turkey Slump!

We are quickly approaching Thanksgiving and the holiday events that come with this season. You might be starting to feel the air getting colder so the sweat pants feel necessary. According to the Calorie Control Council, the average American may consume more than 4,500 calories just on Thanksgiving Day alone. During Thanksgiving Day alone means […]

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Sports Drinks vs. Water

During and after a tough workout it is vital to keep hydrated. Keeping the body hydrated helps the heart more easily pump blood through the blood vessels to the muscles. And, it helps the muscles work efficiently. Although, sports drinks quench your thirst and taste good they may not be the best option for your […]

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Week 12 – Lessons in Leadership – Mike Turpen

Mike Turpen discussed the importance of one’s personal theme and challenged all to live ESEMED (every second, every minute, every day). As you advance your leadership roles and experiences, what is your theme?

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Should I use wearable technology for my fitness?

by: Alicia Sandlin In today’s age, everyone owns some sort of wearable technology or has one or two apps for fitness on their phones. The success of wearable health devices has sky rocketed in these last couple of year. It is now the number one fitness trend of 2017 (Thompson 2016). This can be shown […]

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UCO Recognized with  “Best New Site” Award at National Conference

If you visited UCO.edu lately, you may have noticed a fresh, new look for many of the pages. Many of the attendees at last month’s Cascade User Conference in Atlanta, Georgia noticed, too, as the site won the “Best New Site” award at the conference’s “Cassie Awards.” Voted on by conference attendees, the award is […]

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UCO Website Redesign

UCO recently redesigned its website to reflect revised branding and to support the university’s overall strategic plan in articulating the value of the university to the community and prospective students.  The Office of Information Technology has partnered with University Communications to transition all division and department webpages to the new web design.

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Student Transformative Learning Record (STLR) Snapshot

The Student Transformative Learning Record (STLR) Snapshot is a web-based application providing students the ability to create and customize a UCO STLR document. The Office of Information Technology has partnered with Student Affairs to design and develop the STLR Snapshot application which will soon be available for electronic delivery in conjunction with an official UCO […]

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Enterprise Constituent Relationship Management (CRM)

UCO’s CRM project includes the strategy, business processes, and software for managing and enhancing interactions with current and prospective students, alumni, and donors. The Office of Information Technology has partnered with Student Affairs and Development to implement solutions that fulfill the university’s CRM strategy. The first phase of the project will implement new online applications […]

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