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November 2014

OCCC President Announces Plans to Retire Summer 2015

Oklahoma City Community College (OCCC) President Paul Sechrist announced to faculty, staff, and students that he intends to retire July 1, 2015. Sechrist expressed his appreciation for the opportunity over the last decade to lead one the best and most respected community colleges in the nation.

OSU-Tulsa Signature Gateway Brightens Downtown Skyline

Bill McKamey, Jay Helm and Howard Barnett at OSU-Tulsa Signature Gateway.Tulsa’s skyline became a little brighter on Nov. 4 as Oklahoma State University-Tulsa hosted a special dedication and lights on ceremony for the new Signature Gateway, located on Standpipe Hill between Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Detroit Avenue.

Southeastern to Offer Unique Master's Degree in Native American Leadership

Beginning this January, Southeastern Oklahoma State University will offer a unique new master’s degree in Native American leadership.

OSU Family Health and Nutrition Clinic Reaches Out to Schools to Advance Children's Health

The Oklahoma State University Family Health and Nutrition Clinic is taking its mission to improve the health of Tulsa-area children into public schools.

UCO Foundation Receives $500,000 Grant for Old North From Gaylord FoundationUCO Old North.

The University of Central Oklahoma Foundation recently received a $500,000 grant from the E.L. and Thelma Gaylord Foundation to help fund the restoration of Old North on UCO’s campus.

State Regents Approve Budget Request Focused on Degree Completion

The Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education voted recently to request $98.7 million in new state appropriations during the upcoming legislative session. The total budget request for FY 2016 is 9.99 percent higher than the current year’s appropriation.

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