Company Culture and Employability

People who are absolutely perfect on paper won't get a job if they don't fit the company culture

Source: Hora, M. T., Benbow, R. J., & Oleson, A. K. (2018, January). Beyond the skills gap: Preparing college students for life and work. AAC&U Annual Conference, Washington D.C.

Co-authors also refer readers to: Rivera, L. A. (2012). The case of elite professional service firms. American Sociological Review, 77(6), 999-1022.

Modeling The “Openness” of Learning Environments

Dr. Bucky Dodd

Article written by Bucky J. Dodd, Ph.D., Center for eLearning and Connected Environments-

Openness and Learning Environments

Technology constantly gives us new and exciting ways of enhancing learning experiences. Early digital technologies focused on opening new delivery channels. We continue to see digital learning technologies transform the way we connect and learn from other people. . . .  read more

Message from the Dean- February 5, 2018

First Some Good News:
ACM@UCO Assistant Director Patrick Conlon was recently elected as president of the Oklahoma Association of Music Schools. UCO is one of 35 member schools in the organization which was created to enhance music education in Oklahoma. Congratulations Patrick!

More Good News:
Daisy Folsum, Professor of Theatre . . .  read more

Banner 9

Ellucian Banner is UCO’s system of record for all transactions related to the business of the university including academic, financial, advancement, accounts receivable, and human resources modules. This project will migrate UCO from Banner Version 8 to Banner Version 9, Ellucian’s redesigned “extensible” platform. Banner 9 is . . .  read more

Mindscape: The Subjective Realism of Steve Breerwood

Exhibit Dates: February 1-22, 2018
Opening Reception: February 1, 2018 | 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Steve Breerwood’s paintings, while varying in subject, all relate back to the relationship with his inner-self, “the space between my own ears.” His oil paintings, which represent both figurative and imaginative scenes of individuals in solitude, blue-collar . . .  read more

Message from the Dean – January 29, 2018

First Some Good News:
Jazz Ensemble One, under the guidance of Brian Gorrell, has been invited to perform at the Monterey Jazz Festival: Next Generation Jazz Festival. This is the most prestigious Jazz Festival in the world and only SIX collegiate big bands from a pool of hundreds are selected to perform. In the university . . .  read more