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OBU Honor Roll lists 21 Edmond residents
Twenty-one Edmond residents were named on Oklahoma Baptist University’s academic honor roll for the fall 2012 semester.
UCO students compete for 'Miss Black UCO 2013' crown
The University of Central Oklahoma will present its annual Miss Black UCO scholarship pageant at 7 p.m. Feb. 9 in Constitution Hall at Central’s Nigh University Center.
UCO School of Music presents faculty flutist in concert
The University of Central Oklahoma School of Music will present a concert featuring Emily Butterfield, assistant professor of flute, at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 29 at the UCO Jazz Lab, 100 E. Fifth St. in Edmond.
Alzheimer’s Foundation offers college scholarship
For many teenagers, nothing in their lives prepares them for close encounters with an illness that seems so far-removed from their youth — Alzheimer’s disease. Yet the number of teens who witness this brain disorder in their own families or communities continues to grow along with the escalating incidence of Alzheimer’s disease nationwide.
In an effort to highlight teens’ experiences, the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America is encouraging college-bound students to apply for its sixth annual AFA Teens for Alzheimer’s Awareness College Scholarship. The competition is part of AFA’s award-winning AFA Teens division, which is designed to educate and raise awareness among teens about the brain disorder.
UCO, community to celebrate Black History Month events
The University of Central Oklahoma will celebrate Black History Month throughout February with special events for the students and local community to honor the accomplishments and traditions of African Americans.
UCO invites parents, students to financial aid workshop
The University of Central Oklahoma hopes to help make college more affordable by sharing tips and information about financial aid to current high school seniors and their parents at its free financial aid workshop from 2-4 p.m. Feb. 17 at the university’s W. Roger Webb Forensic Science Institute.
UCO to offer 'Freedom From Smoking' program
For those who resolved to quit smoking in the new year, the University of Central Oklahoma will offer some assistance through the American Lung Association’s “Freedom from Smoking” program, an eight-session educational program developed to help smokers quit smoking, starting Jan. 23 from noon to 1 p.m. in the Wellness Center, Room 104.
OC: Longtime staff member Lou Phillips has died
Lou Phillips, longtime executive assistant at Oklahoma Christian University, passed away on Sunday, OC announced Monday. She was surrounded by family and she passed peacefully.
Edmondite wins piano concerto competition
Crista Riggs, a senior chemistry and biology major with a music minor, won the seventh annual Wind and Piano Concerto Competition at Ouachita Baptist University on Dec. 7.
UCO School of Music forges partnerships in China
Many believe music is the international language. As such, University of Central Oklahoma School of Music faculty member David Forbat got the opportunity recently to “speak” with numerous students and teachers in China during a series of concerts and master classes derived from growing partnerships with universities and a conservatory in the country.
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