STLR Stand Out

STLR Grows in Ireland

In the same way that STLR grew at the University of Central Oklahoma through collaboration across campus units, we have continued to be thrilled at the opportunities to collaborate with colleagues around the world. One of the most fruitful interactions to date has been our interactions with Technological University Dublin (TUD), in Blanchardstown, Ireland. After […]

Changing the Way We Do Work, and Who We Become Along the Way

We heard from another of our awesome STLR Employer Advisory Board members, Charles Gosset, a certified Life Purpose Coach (ACC) and the founder of Full Integration Coaching. His focus is on empowering passionate difference-makers to lead courageous, authentic lives so that they can find and fulfill their purpose — whether that’s the purpose of a […]

Stand Out to a Tax Commissioner

We recently sat down with Clark Jolley, Oklahoma Tax Commissioner, to discuss what it takes for a UCO student to stand out to him, and other state agencies, as a work-ready employee. He had some great advice, so view the video below for the full interview (it’s only 6-minutes and could really help you out!). […]

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 […]

Standing out in the Heartland

We recently heard from one of our STLR Employer Advisory Board members, Alix Orza, about how UCO students and graduates can stand out in the job market. She works for Heartland Payment Systems as the Director of Human Resources, so had some great advice! Heartland delivers credit, debit, prepaid card processing, payroll and payment solutions […]

A STLR Push to Creativity and Trying New Things

[reposted from the Fall 2019 STLR Student Newsletter; written by Ally Weides] Over roughly the last year, I have had the pleasure of working as a STLR Student Communications Assistant. This position has opened my eyes to a lot of different things about my future career, but also my time here as a Broncho. Before […]