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UCO Liberal Arts Fall 2022 Class Marshall Parker Tidwell wearing the ceremonial bronze graduation robe with blue stole.

The University of Central Oklahoma has named Parker Tidwell as the Fall 2022 Class Marshal for the College of Liberal Arts. First presented in 1994, the Class Marshal title has become a proud Central tradition. Each of the honorees will wear a bronze graduation gown and a special stole during the fall commencement ceremonies, signifying […]

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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 […]

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Dr. Wendy Barnes, Artist in Residence in the Department of English, was recently awarded a New Jersey Council for the Arts fellowship for her memoir The Hunger Year.  Dr. Barnes will be reading, on April 21, as part of the University of Oklahoma’s Mark Allen Everett Poetry Series. Barnes recently participated in a reading of […]

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Camera recording an interview of woman

  UCO ProMedia students won 26 media awards in the Oklahoma Broadcast Education Association (OBEA)’s student competition, sweeping the Multi-Media Journalism and Audio Podcast Entertainment/Talk categories. The following students were recognized in the Video category at the Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters (OAB) conference in March: Lauren Couch (Video Directing), Joseph Morales (Documentary-Short), Allison Miller and […]

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Speech and Debate Team

The Broncho Speech and Debate Team will represent UCO at the speech and debate national championships, which will begin in April. The debate team of Zachary Huffman and Kyle Wendland has qualified to the National Debate Tournament hosted by James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia, April 1-5. Zach and Kyle qualified as one of the […]

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A group of students from the spring 2021 Professional Media Capstone (MCOM 4873) course have been awarded a first place national Broadcast Education Association award in the category of Student Interactive Media and Emerging Technologies Competition for their production of a campus esports event. A judges’ commented, “This shoutcast was an impressive effort all around […]

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The most difficult circumstances sometimes produce the greatest opportunities. This is certainly true for those in the field of journalism. Amanda Siew, a professional media student in the Department of Mass Communication and a native of Malaysia, exemplified this when she found that her return home over break required two-week isolation in a hotel. She […]

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Vista Award winners

The staff of the University of Central Oklahoma’s student-run newspaper, The Vista, took home 13 awards at the Oklahoma Collegiate Media Association Awards Banquet held April 5 at Oklahoma State University in Stillwater. Central’s students competed against entries from 14 other colleges and universities in the state. “It’s great to see all their hard work […]

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Dr. Amy Carrell posing with award.

Language Society faculty advisor, Dr. Amy Carrell, was awarded 2019 Faculty Advisor of the Year at the annual Campus Leadership Awards in the NUC Grand Ballroom. Student and Language Society President, Kaylea Harris says, “It meant so much to us to know that the Campus Leadership Awards selection committee recognizes how amazing and wonderful our […]

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Photo by Emma Potter

Congratulations to Photographic Arts major Emmanda “Emmy” Potter, who was awarded the first 2018 Greenhood Scholarship sponsored by The Photographic Society of America (PSA) for $3,800. Emmy plans to finish the photo program and use the skills she learns to eventually open her own photography business.  “We found the images technically excellent for the most […]

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