The University of Central Oklahoma will adjust campus operations for the start of the spring semester and temporarily shift most in-person classes to synchronous virtual delivery through Jan. 31 due to the surge in reported cases of COVID-19 and related hospitalizations and deaths in Oklahoma County. Classes for the spring semester are set to begin . . .
Dear Broncho Community,
Today, we pause to remember and honor those who have valiantly sacrificed in service to our country through the armed forces. The souls of these individuals are connected by courage, selflessness, duty, and pride. Our freedom has been won and defended through the extraordinary efforts of these citizens who have chosen to contribute . . .
Dear Broncho Family,
The year 2020 will be one to remember! The metro has been devastated by an early ice storm weeks before leaves have let go of their branches for the winter. Our beautiful tree-filled campus has sustained extensive damage from the storm. Our green spaces are littered with the debris of tree limbs broken from the weight of the . . .
Many of us grew up having a grandma around – making cookies together, playing games and creating countless memories. In fact, some may have even wished they could take their grandma to college with them. One recent UCO grad did just that.
When Jordan Cowan was two years old, he was diagnosed with Duchenne muscular dystrophy. This genetic condition . . .
For the past week, we have collectively mourned the needless death of George Floyd and the many other men and women who have died as a result of systemic racism. We know that racism and inequality are complicated and layered issues that are not going to be swiftly resolved. However, the University of Central Oklahoma will continue to stand as a catalyst . . .
Far from a formal statement, I’ve taken time to speak with several of our black Broncho family members over the past few days and felt compelled to share what I’ve heard and learned with you.
First, let me say that I am a white woman with privilege. I say that out loud to make it clear to you that I understand my place and role in the energy and . . .
This past week has been difficult. The recent deaths of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor and George Floyd, as well as the disturbing exchange between Christian Cooper and Amy Cooper, have resulted in many feelings of confusion, sadness, anger, hurt and frustration. It is essential that members of our Central community know that we hear you and support . . .
Through partnerships with local businesses and companies, UCO students can gain hands-on, resume-building experience in the form of part-time jobs and internships. UCO student Kyle Tangco recently honed his skills working behind the camera on the show “Inside the Issues,” a political interview show where hosts Jim Dunlap and Pat Hall engage Oklahoma . . .
Have you ever wondered who helps when you forget your UCONNECT password or you need help with D2L? Well, now you have the chance to finally know!
Alixandria Eaton (pictured), interim Service Desk manager, is here to tell you all about what it is like to work for the Service Desk at UCO during the COVID-19 pandemic.
What are some of the basic . . .
Meet Rachelle Franz, Ed.D., our latest Broncho to know. Franz is an associate professor in the University of Central Oklahoma’s physical education/health program.
Before becoming a Broncho, Franz started her higher education journey as a Southwestern Oklahoma State University (SWOSU) Bulldog, not far from her hometown of Weatherford, Oklahoma. During . . .