Celebrating Juneteenth

hands raising African flags for Juneteenth

Today, the University of Central Oklahoma recognizes and encourages our community to celebrate Juneteenth, commemorating the end of slavery in the United States. This holiday began in 1865, more than two years after President Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation. News spread much slower back then, and when slaves in . . .  read more

Resources to Support Addressing Racial Injustice

Memorial with painting of George Floyd on a brick wall

Departments on campus will not remain silent in the face of systemic racism plaguing our nation... Discover some educational tools, self-care resources, and organizations recommended by Inclusive Community Director, MeShawn Green, to guide you as you address racial and social injustice.