Big Service Peppers the Community

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by Sanam Bhakta —  

The University of Central Oklahoma’s Big Event is one of the biggest events at UCO. This “day of service” has a 19-year tradition at UCO, having spread nationwide after starting at Texas A&M in 1982. Throughout the years, Big Event has sent out thousands of volunteers to the Edmond area, positively impacting our . . .  read more

Social Responsibility in 2020 Conference

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What is your social responsibility in this year of pandemic, a national election, more calls for social justice, and more? UCO’s annual Media Ethics Conference, in collaboration with the Fusion Conference, will offer opportunities to hear from and discuss this very topic.

Even better news? The event is FREE and is available virtually through . . .  read more

COVID-19 Can’t Stop STLR: Events Move Online

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[by Mark Walvoord]

The Student Transformative Learning Record (STLR) exists to encourage, and track the impact of, UCO students’ growth across UCO’s Central 6 Tenets. The most widespread STLR credit is gained through students attending STLR Events, and swiping their UCO ID card. In fact, since 2015 when STLR rolled out at UCO’s campus, . . .  read more