ACM@UCO STUDENT KALE DUMAS RELEASES SINGLE, “ON PAPER”

ACM@UCO sophomore Kale Dumas has released his first pop single, “On Paper.” The song shows hints of inspiration from bands and artists such as Hansen, John Mayer and Ed Sheeran. In an interview with The Oklahoman, Dumas explained his desire to go far in the music industry and thanked ACM faculty for teaching him more […]

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An Increasingly Diverse South

Source: Chart from p. 5 of “State of the South: Recovering Our Courage — Executive Summary,” published 2018 by MDC at https://www.mdcinc.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/State-of-the-South-2018.pdf. MDC calculation of 2016 data using Economic Modeling Specialists International (Q1.2017).

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Attending the Transformative Learning Conference as a First-Time Attendee

Written by Therese Williams, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, UCO College of Business ISOM –  As a first-year Assistant Professor at UCO, I received a wonderful opportunity to attend the 2018 Transformative Learning Conference in Oklahoma City.  In exchange for volunteering one day of the conference I was able to attend one day with the registration fee waived.  […]

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METRO MUSIC FEST 2018 A HIT; SEE PHOTOS FROM THE EVENT

With several thousand attendees across 9 stages, Metro Music Fest 2018 was a huge success! We’re glad to put on such an awesome event each year and hope to continue bringing the music to the Oklahoma City metro! See photos from the event on our Facebook page. See photos of our main headliner, The Revolution.

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Daring Greatly through Peer Communion

Written By Steven Dunn, M.A., Office of Research Integrity and Compliance; and Psychology –  With a background in psychology, I was aware of Dr. Brené Brown’s work and had a strong curiosity towards her book, Daring Greatly. Reading the text alone offers any reader a communal exchange between zirself and the voice of the author […]

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No Time? HIIT IT!

By: Drake Johnson Have you ever felt like working out but just did not have the time? Or maybe you think working out takes up to much time out of your day? Well fear not, because there has been documented research that shows significant positive changes in peoples health based off of a training tactic […]

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MAVIS STAPLES CANCELS METRO MUSIC FEST PERFORMANCE, THE TEXAS GENTLEMEN MOVE SET TIMES

Previously announced headliner Mavis Staples will cancel her Metro Music Fest performance April 7. Staples must tend to a family emergency, and we wish her the best! The Texas Gentlemen will be covering Staples’ performance time at 7:30 p.m. on the Main Stage. Read more.

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TREVOR MCBANE MAKES IT TO THE TOP 50 FOR AMERICAN IDOL

ACM@UCO student Trevor McBane continues to rock by making it to the Top 50 for American Idol! It’s been a long journey so far, but Trevor’s got this! Make sure to watch Sundays and Mondays at 7 p.m. central on ABC to show your support! Watch the American Idol Top 50 video! You can see Trevor […]

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FINDING THE BALANCE: DIET AND EXERCISE

by James Vaughn Exercising alone can be hard enough. Half the battle is getting to the gym. Then once you are there you have to navigate all of the machines and equipment that seem foreign to you. On top of that you have to worry about your own workout and not focus on anyone else. […]

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ACM@UCO ANNOUNCE THE TEXAS GENTLEMEN, GYAN RILEY AND NITTI GRITTI AS ADDITIONAL HEADLINERS FOR METRO MUSIC FEST

The Academy of Contemporary Music at the University of Central Oklahoma will welcome the Lone Star quintet The Texas Gentlemen, diverse guitarist and artist Gyan Riley, and EDM artist Nitti Gritti as headlining acts to Oklahoma City for the ninth annual Metro Music Fest Friday, April 6. The three will join main headliners The Revolution […]

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