The University of Central Oklahoma has become known worldwide for its Student Transformative Learning Record (STLR) program. The U.S. Department of Education awarded UCO with a $7.8 million grant to kick-start STLR, because UCO’s idea to help students addressed a need within the education . . .
October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month and UCO’s Office of Information Technology wants you to stay cyber aware. That is why we are hosting multiple events throughout the month to shed a brighter light on what we all can do to implement stronger security practices and raise community awareness. Staying safer and more secure online . . .
The Office of Information Technology, in collaboration with the Center for eLearning and Connected Environments (CeCE), has adopted an official closed captioning solution for UCO. Closed captioning provides subtitles for video, which provides numerous benefits and expand the reach to our audiences.
Benefits of closed captioning include:
Captions provide equal access and opportunity to . . .
The Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Teaching and Research Center, set to open its doors this fall is a 57,000 square-foot state-of-the-art building that will house brand new research labs, classrooms and faculty office space. Faculty and students will have the opportunity to work side by side in the research and teaching . . .
Now you can. In a collaborative effort with the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education and OneNet, UCO now offers Zoom – a web conferencing tool that unifies cloud video conferencing, online meetings and collaboration into a single intuitive platform.
As a cost-savings strategy, UCO IT has reduced overall web conferencing costs by . . .
The Oklahoma Higher Ed IT Summit, presented by The Council on Information Technology (CoIT), took place May 21-22 in Oklahoma City. The conference brings together information technology professionals from around the state of Oklahoma to accomplish its strategic direction.
This year’s conference focused on four main themes: campus experience, leadership . . .
There have been major changes with the UCO Tech Store in the past year. The Central Tech Store began as a small retail spot in the Nigh University Center – a come-and-go destination where faculty, staff and students could quickly make a purchase and continue on their way.
Now, with a new, much larger space in the Nigh University Center, the Central . . .
The 2018 Spring Semester has started off hot with the Office of Information Technology’s 5th Annual Chili Cook-off and Bake-off. Every year OIT gathers their recipes and their smack talk and goes for the gold in support of the UCO Faculty/Staff Campaign. Beginning as just a chili cook-off, it was soon realized that the event needed something . . .
Superheroes abound in the movie world these days. Superman is faster than a speeding bullet. Spider-Man has tingling Spidey senses. The Hulk smashes. Thor has his mighty hammer. Iron Man is…well Iron Man. They use their special powers to protect the world from evil and provide endless hours of movie fun.
UCO IT staff members are the Avengers of . . .
It’s been said, “You can’t get where you’re going if you don’t know where you’ve been.” Don’t ask me who said it but it is a great quote. The Office of Information Technology has a road map for the coming year. In fact we have an atlas for the next few years culminating in 2020. But before we kick off a new journey through 2018, . . .