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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.

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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.

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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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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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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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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.” […]

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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 […]

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Micah Wilson a senior MCOM student

I am Micah Wilson a senior MCOM student majoring in professional media. I am an Oklahoma City native from “the Creek.” My career goal is to do television news in OKC as an anchor/reporter. I want to be an active member of the community visiting local schools and empowering students. I would eventually like to […]

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One of the most difficult classes offered to Strategic Communication majors calls upon students to develop a campaign for a real brand and to compete against other schools in the National Student Advertising Competition. Students who enroll must function as a real-world advertising agency, allowing them to develop vital skills for entering the advertising world. […]

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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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