UCO Professor of English to speak at TEDxUCO

Dr. Wayne Stein, Professor of English, will deliver a talk titled “Resilience Against Cancer: Thriving Amidst Adversity” on April 14 as part of the TEDxUCO series. Dr. Stein will discuss the ways in which he has used the path of the mindful warrior and the weapon of positivity to overcome painful adversities while battling cancer during the COVID-19 . . .  read more

In Memoriam: Dr. Pamela Turner Washington

Pamela Washington Former Dean of UCO College of Liberal Arts and College of Fine Arts and Design

The Liberal Arts community mourns the passing, on December 28, 2021, of Dr. Pamela Turner Washington, the fourth dean (2004-2012) of the College of Liberal Arts.

Dr. Washington, who joined the UCO faculty in 1989, served with distinction as Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, and Professor of English; as Director of Composition in the Department . . .  read more

Accepting Entries for 2021 The Everett Southwest Literary Award

Attention, Short Story Writers living in or writing about Oklahoma, New Mexico, or Texas!

The Everett Southwest Literary Award opens January 1st, 2021, for the 2020-2021 contest season and runs through February 15th, 2021.

First place receives $5,000 and the second place manuscript will receive $3,000.

Joining previous judges such as Sandra Cisneros, Rilla Askew, Allison Hedge Coke, Lee K. Abbott, Rob Roensch, and Brian Turner, his year’s . . .  read more

Impact – Fall 2019 Newsletter

Welcome to UCO and Welcome to the Fam

Welcome to the University of Central Oklahoma, and welcome to the fam! The Office of Diversity and Inclusion advances cultural competence while implementing opportunities for our diverse communities to learn, thrive and succeed.

Highlights inside this issue

Meet the Team

Meet those who make up the Office of Diversity and Inclusion and help make all the goals and objectives of the office a . . .  read more