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Lance Robertson guest speaker for UCO Department of Sociology, Gerontology and Substance Abuse Studies

The UCO Department of Department of Sociology, Gerontology, and Substance Abuse Studies will host a seminar titled “Why Pets Are Often Treated Better Than Grandparents: Ageism and Inequality in Elder Care” presented by the Honorable Lance Robertson at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022 in the Liberal Arts Lecture Hall (LAS L01). The Honorable […]


Popular Topics: CLA | Department of Sociology Gerontology and Substance Abuse Studies
Students photograph models on airplane for UCO Photography Camp

UCO Mass Communication held their annual High School Photo Camp this past summer. Oklahoma high school students spent the week developing their photography skills and completed numerous on-location photo shoots with Central’s photo arts faculty.


Popular Topics: CLA | Department of Mass Communication
UCO Photography Professor Jesse Miller shows demonstrates camera settings to student

Congratulations to UCO photography professor Jesse Miller who received the Vanderford Teaching Award. Recipients of the Vanderford Faculty Awards are given to faculty to honor outstanding work. Recipients receive $1,000 and a plaque funded by the estate of Central alumni Austin and Cleo Patra Vanderford.


Popular Topics: CLA | Department of Mass Communication | photography
Dr. Lindsey Churchill and The Center’s sexual health ambassadors

UCO faculty are invited to schedule a class tour of The Center, which houses the UCO Women’s Research Center and BGLTQ+ Student Center, to learn about resources available to students. To schedule a tour fill out this form. Additionally, the Center’s sexual health ambassadors be available to present to classes about researched-based and sex-positive sexual […]


Popular Topics: CLA | The Center
Zachary Scalzo

Zachary Scalzo joins UCO’s Department of English as an Artist-in Residence. Scalzo earned his M.F.A. in Drama– Playwriting from the University of Calgary in 2020. He also holds an M.A. in Comparative Literature from Indiana University and an M.A. in Comparative Literature– Translation Studies from Florida Atlantic University. Two plays by Scalzo (“Us” and “Taking […]


Popular Topics: CLA | Department of English
Students from the UCO womens, gender and sexuality studies program walk the Northwest Arkansas Pride Parade in holding banner for the Elder Tree Women's Center

Earlier this summer, a group of students from the UCO women’s, gender and sexuality studies program marched in the Northwest Arkansas Pride Parade as representation for the Elder Tree Women’s Center, a lesbian-owned, women-centric event center and gathering place in Fayetteville, Ark. The students attended the pride festival as part of an oral history project, […]


Popular Topics: CLA | Department of History and Geography | The Center
Raised Fist for Juneteenth

June 19, or Juneteenth, is recognized as the oldest celebration acknowledging the end of slavery in the United States. On June 19, 1865, Gen. Gordon Granger, leading a company of about 2,000 Union soldiers, read General Order No. 3 to the citizens of Galveston, Texas. “The people of Texas are informed that, in accordance with […]


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More than 50 students smiling with their award certificates and plaques after the 2022 College of Fine Arts Honors and Awards Ceremony

The UCO College of Liberal Arts honored its exceptional students at the 2022 Honors and Awards Ceremony on April 29 at the UCO College of Liberal Arts South Wing Lecture Hall.   Letter from the Interim Dean It is one of my greatest privileges as interim dean of the College of Liberal Arts to welcome […]


Popular Topics: award | CLA | Department of English | Department of History and Geography | Department of Humanities and Philosophy | Department of Mass Communication | Department of Modern Languages | department of political science | Mass Communication | scholarships | School of Criminal Justice | Speech and Debate
A group of Faculty and Staff stand in two rows holding their awards.

The UCO College of Liberal Arts recognized faculty and staff with awards for their significant contributions to the college at its annual Faculty and Staff Awards Ceremony. Years of Service Awards 5 Years Dr. Jessica Appleby, Steven Birkes, Abby Brown, Cynthia Faulkner, Dr. Jerry Green, and Dr. Reid Weber 10 Years Dr. Lindsey Churchill, Dr. […]


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headshot of Ken Kickham

Dr. Ken Kickham, UCO political science chair and professor, was featured in WalletHub’s piece on the “Most Fun Cities in America.” WalletHub asked a panel of experts about a variety of topics from increasing the vaccination rate to making the most of a budget, and Dr. Kickham weighed in. Follow this link to read the […]


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