The Central Undergraduate Research Board (CURB) is a small group of student leaders on campus who serve as an advisory board promoting undergraduate research, creative, and scholarly activity at UCO. The board consists of 5-10 members representing the university’s five colleges, and works with the Office of High-Impact Practices to engage students . . .
by Maiana Wise –
In February, I had the opportunity to interview Ms. Liz Tabak, advisor of the Black Male Initiative (BMI), to inquire about their group’s activities and successes. BMI not only supports young African American men, but also serves as an encouraging program to build a pathway towards overall success in academic areas and professional . . .
Be Unique…Choose UCO Greek!
Are you interested in giving back to the community? What about finding lifelong friends? Or developing leadership skills and becoming a part of a national network or support? Then joining a fraternity or sorority may be for you!
Fraternity and sorority life at UCO has been around for more than 60 years with more than 20 organizations that are a part . . .
Cultural Influence on College Women
[by Amanda Ables, re-posted from the Spring 2019 STLR Newsletter]
Meet Sundas Shahid, a senior here at the University of Central Oklahoma, graduating May 2019 with a degree in Photographic Art and Strategic Communications. Sundas is very active here on campus as she is a part of LeaderShape, Student Programming Board, and has been an Orientation Leader . . .
What’s It Like to Be: UCOSA President
Have you ever wondered what it is like to be the UCOSA President? Well, now you have the chance to finally know! UCOSA President Remington Dean is here to tell you all about what it is like to the President of UCOSA at UCO.
What does your typical day as UCOSA President look like? My typical day is a juggling act. I have to remind . . .
“See the World, Serve the World” – Transformative Learning and Short-Term Study Abroad
Written by Jarrett Jobe, PhD, Executive Director, Leadership Central —
One of the positive impacts of globalization over the past 25 years has been the tremendous growth of international study abroad programs and experiences in higher education. During this time, colleges and universities have expanded their international study opportunities . . .
Providing Transformative Experiences through Student Engagement
Written by Vicki Jackson, PhD, Associate Professor, Biology —
One of my favorite things about being a professor is working with students to find opportunities for them to gain not only content knowledge and skills but also “soft skills”. Soft skills are those like communication skills, work ethic, and positive attitudes that will allow . . .
Week 6 Blog-Ken Parker
Ken Parker mentioned leadership is teachable and discussed how the concept of “change” can take different tenses and the power of today’s changing technology. How will you, a digital native, stay engaged with progressing technology while continuing to learn as a civilized and ethical leader?
Debate and the Central Six
Debate and the Central Six
The University of Central Oklahoma’s debate represents the school’s commitment to transformative learning. As traditional universities seek to provide meaningful educational experiences for their students, many have been engaged in practices of transformative learning from the very beginning. The University of . . .