UCO Department of Design Wins Big at Oklahoma ADDYs

The University of Central Oklahoma’s Department of Design continued their winning streak at the local 2019 American Advertising Awards (ADDYs) this February, capturing several top awards and solidifying a decade-long string of victories for this annual competition. In celebration of their success, the department will host an opening reception for . . .  read more

Message from the Dean – March 4, 2019

First some good news:

The work we do at our performing arts venues continues to be appreciated and respected around the area. Edmond Sun readers have selected the UCO Jazz Lab for two SunShine awards as “Best Place for Live Music” and “Best Concert Venue” while also selecting Mitchell Hall Theatre as the “Best Place . . .  read more

#CFADWorks: Julianne Annesley

We’re proud of our Oklahoma teachers! Local music educator Julianne Annesley shares how the UCO College of Fine Arts and Design prepared her to train the next generation of musicians.

During her time at the University of Central Oklahoma, Annesley was a part of the Wind Symphony, Marching Band, Orchestra and Cantilena Women’s Choir. She was also . . .  read more

Open Call for Oklahoma Musicians: Made in Oklahoma Fest

Made In Oklahoma Festival logo with buffalo

The Made in Oklahoma Fest and the Oklahoma Film + Music Office (OF+MO) announce an open call for Oklahoma musicians to play at the eighth annual event, held at the Sheraton Midwest City Hotel at the Reed Conference Center on May 10-11.

The application deadline has been extended to 11:59 p.m. March 10.

Selected musicians will perform for the Oklahoma Stage Rush music series, which happens . . .  read more

Benefits of working out with a group.

According to Blackstone et al. (2017) exercise in a group setting can increase enjoyment of physical activity and be a great motivator. Working towards a common goal can help us with reaching our individual goals and hold us accountable. We tend to work harder in a group setting and feel better afterwards. There are . . .  read more

Message from the Dean – February 25, 2019

First some good news:

Associate Professor of Graphic Design Lanie Gabbard recently designed a t-shirt collection based on her hand-lettering. Her work has been selected for inclusion in a runway show during Paris Fashion Week this Thursday, February 28 in Paris, France. Congratulations and good luck, Lanie!

Now a story:

I have won a few awards over the years. Back in 1981, my fellow . . .  read more