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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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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 […]


Popular Topics: CLA | department of political science | presented | published

Is April indeed the “cruelest month,” as T. S. Eliot writes (The Waste Land), or is it the season of sweet renewal, as Chaucer promises, when “showers sweet” bathe the parched earth and nourish budding flowers (The Canterbury Tales)? This April, I suspect, may be a bittersweet month for all of us, as we celebrate the […]


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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 […]


Popular Topics: award | CLA | Department of Mass Communication
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 […]


Popular Topics: award | CLA | Department of Mass Communication
Dr. Cathy Webster speaks at French Convention

Dr. Catherine Webster, professor of French, gave a paper at the 20th and 21st Century French and Francophone Studies International Colloquium, hosted by the University Pittsburgh. Her talk, entitled “Les femmes SDF: Agency in Urban and Rural Spaces,” explored the representation of homeless women in three contemporary French films as well as the participation of […]


Popular Topics: CLA | Department of Modern Languages | presented
Megan Cox

Research conducted at UCO by Megan Cox, instructor of mass communication, will be presented in April at the 2022 Kentucky Conference of Health Communication. Her research partner, Dr. Norman Wong from the University of Oklahoma’s Department of Communication, will present a poster titled “Birds and Bees: Social Media Message Framing for Parent and Adolescent Conversations.” […]


Popular Topics: CLA | Department of Mass Communication | presented
Dr. Desiree Hill

Dr. Desiree Hill, Assistant Professor of Mass Communication, has published a peer-reviewed article, “PTSD in the Newsroom: A Grounded Theory View of Organizational Leaders and Trauma,” in the spring edition of the “International Journal on Media Management.” The study uses a grounded theory approach to learn how newsroom leaders experience trauma and how they learn […]


Popular Topics: CLA | Department of Mass Communication | published
Book cover for This Land is Herland: Gendered Activism in Oklahoma from the 1870s to the 2010s

“This Land is Herland: Gendered Activism in Oklahoma from the 1870s to the 2010s” (University of Oklahoma Press, 2021) has been named a finalist in nonfiction in the 2022 Oklahoma Book Award competition. This volume, edited by Dr. Patti Loughlin, Professor of History and Geography, and Sarah Eppler Janda, features thirteen scholars including Dr. Lindsey […]


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