Election Tips and Reminders

With voters heading to the polls Tuesday for statewide primary and secondary elections, the Oklahoma State Election Board has provided several tips and reminders for Oklahoma voters to keep in mind before you head to the polls.

Election Day Voting

Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on election day. Lines at the polls are typically longest during . . .  read more

Early Voting Begins Today!

Early voting for the June 28th primary elections begins today! In-person absentee locations will be open Thursday, June 23rd and Friday, June 24th from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. “Early voting” will also be available Saturday, June 25th from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

As Oklahoma holds closed primaries, you must be a registered member of a political . . .  read more

#CFADWorks: Lauren Naney

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UCO Interior Design Alumni Spotlight with Lauren Naney of Champion Supply

Our graduates are doing extraordinary things!  Interior Design Alumni Spotlights are a new feature highlighting our talented graduates. These interviews allow you to learn about where our alumni work, the types of projects they do, and how their experiences during their time at UCO helped shape them into the designers they are today.

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Why I love Oklahoma 🦬

Hi! My name is Giannina Albines, and you might have already seen me around or in videos. I am in a lot of them! I am from Peru, a country located in South America. I moved to Oklahoma three years ago. I went back to visit Peru once, but since COVID started, I could not go back. During all this time, Oklahoma became my home. There are many reasons . . .  read more

Oklahoma Primary and Special Elections Coming Up!

A friendly reminder that we’re nearing the Oklahoma state primary elections on Tuesday, June 28th. Polling places will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on the day of the election. If you requested an absentee ballot and haven’t turned it in yet, they must be received, not postmarked by 7:00 PM on the day of the election. In addition, “standard” absentee ballots can be hand delivered to your county election board, but must be received by the end of the business day the Monday before the election, along with a valid proof of I.D.

For information about candidates, polling locations, I.D. options, and other questions you may have, visit the Oklahoma State Election Board’s website here.

Recycling Team Unite!

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by Kelly Vaughn, Assistant Director of Physical Plant –

UCO is committed to sustainability and green living! The Facilities Management Recycling team regularly collects the following recyclable items across campus:

  • paper,
  • cardboard,
  • plastics stamped with the #1 recycle symbol,
  • aluminum/tin, and
  • books. 

Items are collected weekly and regularly taken to Batliner Recycling Center in Oklahoma City. 

Since 2019 we have diverted over . . .  read more

Why We Observe Juneteenth | Events & Commemorations

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What is Juneteenth and Why Do We Observe It

Our University community takes this time to remember the ancestral heritage of Black/African American people who were forced from their homeland and became enslaved people in a world unknown to them. June 19, 2022, is the 156th anniversary of Juneteenth. Originally commemorating the announcement of the abolition of slavery in Texas on June 19, 1865, . . .  read more

The Military Connection to Juneteenth!

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Juneteenth is a day commemorating the order delivered by Major General Gordon Granger emancipating all slaves in the state of Texas on June 19, 1865. 250,000 slaves were liberated in Texas, officially ending slavery across the nation.