STLR Events

Big Service Peppers the Community

by Sanam Bhakta —   The University of Central Oklahoma’s Big Event is one of the biggest events at UCO. This “day of service” has a 19-year tradition at UCO, having spread nationwide after starting at Texas A&M in 1982. Throughout the years, Big Event has sent out thousands of volunteers to the Edmond area, positively […]

Social Responsibility in 2020 Conference

What is your social responsibility in this year of pandemic, a national election, more calls for social justice, and more? UCO’s annual Media Ethics Conference, in collaboration with the Fusion Conference, will offer opportunities to hear from and discuss this very topic. Even better news? The event is FREE and is available virtually through Facebook […]

Better Black News with Jillian Whitaker

STLR Assistant Director, Camille Farrell, sat down with Jillian Whitaker, UCO graduate and creator of Better Black News, to listen and hear directly from the perspective of a Person of Color about the Black Lives Matter movement and racial injustice. For students of Color, Jillian shares words of encouragement. For our students and colleagues not-of-Color, […]

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 […]