August 23rd Runoff Primaries Coming Up

Runoff Primary and Special Elections are coming up on Tuesday, August 23rd in counties all across Oklahoma. Polling places will be open on the day between 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m.

You can find your polling place, as well as a sample ballot for your precinct by logging into the OK Voter Portal here.

For general information on voting rules and regulations . . .  read more

McCall Approves all Interim Study Requests (Quorum Call News)

McCall approves all interim study requests

(QC) House Speaker Charles McCall announced Friday he had approved all his members’ interim study requests.

The 82 study requests approved by McCall, R-Atoka, include eight proposed joint studies with senators:

• IS H22-002, Oklahoma Rural Development Through Industrial Hemp (cannabis) Production, requested by Rep. David Smith, R-McAlester; . . .  read more

UCO Receives Supercomputer Donation from Tinker Air Force Base

UCO Receives Supercomputer Donation from Tinker Air Force Base

The University of Central Oklahoma College of Mathematics and Science, in coordination with Tinker Air Force Base (TAFB), is set to receive a Haise Supercomputer cluster through an Educational Partnership Agreement (EPA).

With the use of the Haise Supercomputer cluster, TAFB has been able . . .  read more

UCO Earns ‘Military Friendly’ Gold Designation

UCO Earns ‘Military Friendly’ Gold Designation

The University of Central Oklahoma has received national recognition for its commitment to military-connected students, according to Viqtory Media’s just-released 2022-23 Military Friendly Schools list. Central was named a gold-level Military Friendly School in the category of public universities . . .  read more

Schedule a Tour of The Center at UCO

UCO faculty are invited to schedule a class tour of The Center, which houses the UCO Women’s Research Center and BGLTQ+ Student Center, to learn about resources available to students. To schedule a tour fill out this form. Additionally, the Center’s sexual health ambassadors be available to present to classes about researched-based and sex-positive sexual health. To schedule an ambassador to present during one of your classes or events, email Lindsey Churchill, Ph.D., director of the UCO Women’s Research Center and BGLTQ+ Student Center. The Center can also provide lessons specifically for classes or groups regarding topics ranging from LGBTQIA+ and gender diversity inclusion; the importance of pronouns; the UCO women’s, gender and sexuality studies program; healthy relationships and issues regarding sexual assault; and, other related themes. Pictured are Churchill and The Center’s sexual health ambassadors.

UCO-STLR Receives $85k from NSF

STLR In the News graphic

The University of Central Oklahoma recently received an $85,335 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) through the Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) program, a federal research grant that supports research and development across areas of science and technology helping companies de-risk technology for commercial success. This portion . . .  read more

Don’t turn back – we’ll help you pack!

It’s almost time to move into the Neighborhood! We don’t want you to have to turn back, so we are here to help you know what to pack. Each room is furnished with your own bed, dresser, desk, and chair, but there are a few extra things you might want to bring to make your new room feel like home. We’ve even provided some examples . . .  read more

Oklahoma State Election Board August 1st Press Release

The Oklahoma State Election Board held a press release last Monday releasing the results of Oklahoma’s first authorized post-election audits. Announced by State Election Board Secretary Paul Ziriax, the audits confirmed the accuracy of all June 28th primary elections in the state of Oklahoma.

Thirty-three (33) county election boards across the . . .  read more