Photographic Society of America collection premiers at UCO
The University of Central Oklahoma’s Max Chambers Library will host an exhibition of the Oklahoma City-based Photographic Society of America’s (PSA) collection April 3 through May 3 in the south elevator lobby on the library’s main floor.
Toshiba names Edmond team as regional winners
John Ross Elementary students Elora Johnson, 8, Ciara Newberry, 8, and Neel Mandal, 7, mentor Kathy Conrad and coach Heidi Walter are developing a “hot car safety system,” which will sound an alarm when a car is too hot for people or animals.
UCO International Pageant celebrates diversity
The University of Central Oklahoma will host its annual Mr. and Miss UCO International Pageant at 7 p.m. April 7 in Constitution Hall in the Nigh University Center on Central’s campus.
EPS Foundation funds more than $94,000 in grants
Edmond Public Schools Foundation recently announced who will be receiving $94,626 in grants for the 2014-15 school year.
“We received more than $300,000 in requests but could only fund a little more than $94,000,” said Mark Nash, foundation member.
UCO Teacher Job Fair set for Wednesday
The University of Central Oklahoma will present its 2014 Teacher Job Fair from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday in Central’s Nigh University Center third-floor ballrooms.
Professional attire is required and attendees are encouraged to bring several copies of their résumé. The event is free and open to anyone pursuing a professional position in education.
More than 50 school districts and educational organizations will have booths at the fair, including Edmond Public Schools, Oklahoma City Public Schools, Broken Arrow Public Schools, Tulsa Public Schools, Midland Independent School District (Texas), Arkansas City Public Schools (Kan.) and the Peace Corps.
Representatives are seeking applicants for a wide range of education certification areas, including administration positions, speech-language pathologists, nurses, counselors, psychologists, psychometrists and library media specialists.
To learn more about this event, contact Central’s Office of Career Services at 974-3346 or visit www.careers.uco.edu.
State legislators to answer your education funding questions live
“The People’s Business” takes on education funding at 7 p.m. Wednesday on OETA.
Oklahomans are invited to directly engage legislators about the issues affecting them by submitting questions live during the show via social media, e-mail and calling 800-947-4529. Legislators participating in the program will be announced Wednesday.
Viewers can email questions to email@example.com or tweet using #peoplesbusiness. To ask a question during the program, call 800-947-4529.
“The People’s Business” airs on OETA and OETA OKLA through the end of the legislative session. Archive episodes can be found at video.oeta.tv.
Deer Creek students participate in YMCA Youth in Government event
The Deer Creek High School Youth in Government Team did well at the 63rd annual YMCA Youth in Government conference. The event took place Feb. 6-8 at the state Capitol with nearly 250 high school students from across Oklahoma learning about state government and meeting elected officials.
Scholarships for 2014 statewide preservation conference
The Oklahoma Historical Society, State Historic Preservation Office is pleased to announce the availability of scholarships for Oklahoma college and university students to attend Historic Preservation ABCs: Oklahoma’s 26th Annual Statewide Preservation Conference. It will be held June 4-6 in Norman on the University of Oklahoma campus. Full registration and program details available in late April.
OU names Dean’s Honor Roll
Two-hundred-twenty-nine students in the University of Oklahoma College of Allied Health were named to the Dean’s Honor Roll at the OU College of Allied Health for the fall 2013 semester for their outstanding academic performance.
UCO Ally Week to feature keynote from Super Bowl champion Brendon Ayanbadejo
The University of Central Oklahoma’s Student Alliance for Equality will present Ally Week from March 31 to April 4. Now in its second year, Ally Week features a variety of events designed to showcase the importance of equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer members of the Central community.
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