New Semester; New Challenges

As we start a new year and a new semester it’s important to revisit those habits and behaviors that have made you successful or challenged you in the past. Here are some tips for veterans who are starting their first semester of college or are continuing into a new semester.

Collect Rain and Create Compost

Graphic with rain barrel outline and text "Keep Edmond's Waterways Clean: Rain Barrel and Compost Bin Distribution Event"

by Mark Walvoord —

The Central Oklahoma Storm Water Alliance (COSWA) is partnering with a company, Upcycle Products, Inc. to offer discounted rates on rain barrels and compost bins for their members cities…including Edmond. First the facts, then the sustainability explanation.

  • Mail-in order forms are due by April 10, 2022 and online orders by April 17, 2022
  • The pickup event is Saturday, April 23, 2022 from 8am-12pm at the City of Edmond Cross Timbers Municipal Complex
  • Rain Barrels are $66.50 or $88 and composters are $73.50 (stationary) or $154.50 (tumbling)
  • You can find more details at https://edmondok.com/1391/Rain-Barrel-Compost-Bin-Distribution-Eve

The use of barrels to capture some rainwater is a sustainable . . .  read more

Central Tech Express Reopening Jan. 10

The Central Tech Express will reopen at 8 a.m. Jan. 10. Located on the 2nd floor of the Nigh University Center, the Central Tech Express will offer services from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday-Friday.

Powered by the UCO Office of Information Technology, the Central Tech Express will serve as a satellite office for the UCO Service Desk and offer additional conveniences such as:

  • Convenient Printing Services on campus;

    15-minute express computer usage;
    Central equipment checkout services;

    Library services; and,

    • Drop off book location
    • Library news gallery

    Satellite Service Desk Tech Support Location.

    Stop by next week and check out the Central Tech Express.

Open House 1/20

Due to COVID numbers, we are making a few changes to our Open House. Join us for the opening of our new dining area in Human Environmental Sciences Building Room 110. You can see our dining/serving area and food preparation areas. And pick up a brownie. This will be come and go from 11:30-12:30pm. Please wear your mask.

We are located in HES 110. Our email is centralstationcafe@uco.edu. Our phone number (405) 974-5506. We look forward to serving you this spring!

Enter the President’s Public Speaking Contest (Spring 2022)

President’s Public Speaking Contest

 

To Enter the Contest- Please submit your name and UCO email to the following form: https://forms.gle/YuQN1vHwGdHBAqXN9

Contest Coordinator: Dr. Matthew Moore, Director of Speech and Debate, University of Central Oklahoma. email: mmoore3@uco.edu

Date: Finals, Wednesday, Feb 16, 2022, 2-5PM

Theme: Make UCO a Better Place

About the President’s Public Speaking Competition

The President’s Public Speaking Competition was founded in 2022 as a chance for UCO students to showcase their ideas and gain valuable public speaking experience.

Objectives of the Speech Competition

  • To showcase the public speaking ability of the UCO student body.

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December New Employees

Aimee Bates
Academic Advisor I
Academic Advisement

Allison Hudson
Grad Program Coordinator
College of Business

Bo Hamilton
Patrol Officer I
Police Services

Dimitri Donald
Assistant Football Coach
Athletics

Ebony Houston
Coordinator of Marketing & Development
College of Business

James Curlee
Assistant Football Coach—Offense
Athletics

Josh . . .  read more

January Years of Service