By: Promise Hill and Hunter Beck, UCO Mass Communication Students The University of Central Oklahoma’s College of Liberal Arts will host the 35th Annual Student Symposium from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, March 29. During this symposium, participants will present their writings and research and take part in other academic and creative activities. […]
The University of Central Oklahoma’s College of Liberal Arts hosts the 35th Annual Symposium on Wednesday, March 29, 2023, offering students the opportunity to present their exemplary writing and research and to participate in other academic and creative activities. This long-standing tradition is one of the most important and visible celebrations of the creativity and […]
Matt Knutson, Ph.D., UCO assistant professor of mass communication, was featured on an episode of Limited Level Ups, a podcast about Magic: The Gathering. He was interviewed about his scholarship on the game’s professional history and its failed attempt at making itself over as an esport. Knutson researches and teaches classes on esports and media […]
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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.” […]
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 […]