Archive for May 2020

Sexuality in the Jewish Community

[by Amanda Ables] Jakey Reavis is an undergraduate student at UCO majoring in History with a minor in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, and he has worked on several STLR projects. One research project, under the supervision of Dr. Lindsey Churchill, the founder and director of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies Minor, analyzed the 1980’s […]

Getting Out of My Brain to Do Something Transformative

[by Jacob Jardel] Whenever anyone asks what degree I graduated with this semester, the answer is easy: I got a Master of Arts degree in English with a focus on Composition and Rhetoric. The question that usually follows is some form of “What does that even mean?” I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about […]

STLR Graduate, John Creter

We’re proud of all of our 300+ STLR Transformation graduates from Spring 2020. John Creter, who received his Bachelor’s degree in History Education, shares about one of his STLR experiences, working with UCO staff, Anna Doughty, to spread awareness of the program “Fostering Student Success.” View his video below:  

Mentorship and Networking for Future Career Success

This week, we visited with another of our STLR Employer Advisory Board members, Rhae Lynn Hyde, and got her take on how UCO students and graduates can tackle the job market! Rhae Lynn is the Corporate Recruiter for Good Shepherd Hospice. Good Shepherd Hospice is a leading provider of hospice care with a clear vision […]

COVID-19 Can’t Stop STLR: Events Move Online

[by Mark Walvoord] The Student Transformative Learning Record (STLR) exists to encourage, and track the impact of, UCO students’ growth across UCO’s Central 6 Tenets. The most widespread STLR credit is gained through students attending STLR Events, and swiping their UCO ID card. In fact, since 2015 when STLR rolled out at UCO’s campus, through […]

Office of Diversity and Inclusion: Enhance your Culture Even Online

[by Jordan Hill] Whether it be a movie night, pajama jam, or mindfulness moments, UCO’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI), has something for everyone. What is ODI? It’s the place to be to enrich and advance your cultural competence, and to engage in opportunities centered around diversity. They work with numerous organizations, such as […]

Ready to play ball? Eat your broccoli first!

Meet Dr. Tawni Holmes, a professor at UCO and the director of the Didactic Program in Dietetics in the Human Environmental Science Department, where she has been teaching nutrition and dietetics since 2004. She incorporates many service-learning projects and transformative experiences in her courses and encourages and mentors students to participate in undergraduate projects. One […]