You would think that would be enough examples of achieving a higher education and leading through example, right? Well, fast forward 13 years. Now a family of 5, my mother realized she needed a new career. Her one college regret, was not following her initial dream to become a teacher because of the College Algebra credit requirement. It was time . . .
Reminder from the Oklahoma State Election Board that today is the final day to submit paperwork for an unofficial review before filing begins.
“Today is the last day for state and federal candidates to submit their paperwork for an unofficial review before filing begins! . . .
“Sometimes we can only find our true direction when we let the wind of change carry us.”
– Mimi Novic
Even as our usual routines and habits are disrupted, spring is advancing as scheduled in Oklahoma. The earth continues to wobble on its axis as it spins around the sun. As I look out the window of my home office, the grass in my backyard is greener . . .
On March 26th, UCO closed physical campus and transitioned to alternative instructional delivery of classes and services in response to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. Most offices now offer services online and the Office of High-Impact Practices (OHIP) isn’t an exemption.
We’ve taken our first steps together into our virtual campus this week, and the success of the transition has been nothing short of outstanding. Our classes are proceeding, our students are engaged and the university is meeting its mission. I’m cheering for all of you every day as you continue to step into the unfamiliar, new and . . .
Just like with college students today, life happened and the road to degree completion was a challenge for my parents. At the end of their fall semester back in December 77 I was born three weeks early right at the start of fall finals week. What can I say I have perfect timing! Nothing like going into labor while the father is across campus taking . . .
Oklahoma’s Statewide candidate filing begins April 8. How great would it be if some UCO students consider running for office? If you’re interested in applying for candidacy or learning more about the process visit the Oklahoma State Election Board website. See the candidate filing packet documents on their site to read about requirements . . .
Congress’s latest coronavirus relief package, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, is the largest economic relief bill in U.S. history and will allocate $2.2 trillion in support to individuals and businesses affected by . . .
The gurgling global oil market plus other economic slowdowns attributable to the COVID-19 pandemic will result in a roughly $219 million revenue failure for Oklahoma’s current fiscal year and an estimated $450 million revenue shortfall for next year’s state budget, according to legislative appropriation leaders.
Generational change begins with someone deciding to take the first step on a new possibility. Beingthe first to take those steps into the unknown can have a lasting impact on the generations behind you. For the many first-generation college students, they are creating new pathways and new ways of overcoming challenges to achieve personal growth and . . .