Oklahoma Higher Education Campus E-Clips sponsored by the Communicators Council

June 2011

State Budget Cuts Impact Funding for Colleges, Universities

The Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education has approved the fiscal year 2012 budget for the State System of Higher Education. The appropriation for operations is a $58.2 million, or 5.8 percent, decrease from last year’s appropriation.

OCCC Named to Presidential Honor Roll

OCCC Presidential Honor RollOklahoma City Community College has once again been named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, the highest federal recognition a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning and civic engagement.

UCO to Purchase Oklahoma Hardware Building in Bricktown for ACM@UCO Expansion

AMC@OCU ExpansionUCO will purchase the Oklahoma Hardware Building, located in Oklahoma City’s Bricktown district, to allow its Academy of Contemporary Music (ACM@UCO) to further expand, accommodating increasing demand for the innovative music education program.

iPad Study Released by Oklahoma State University

Southwestern Oklahoma State University student Courtney Garcia of Altus (Navajo) was selected the grand prize winner at the recent 16th annual Research Day held at the Oklahoma State Capitol in Oklahoma City.

Brandon Whitten Institute at ECU Helping in Fight Against Substance Abuse, Addictions

ECU Brandon Whitten InstituteThe Brandon Whitten Institute for Addiction & Recovery officially opened at East Central University with a ribbon cutting May 27 by the Ada Area Chamber of Commerce. The institute works to educate ECU students, as well as community agencies, schools and individuals, about substance abuse and recovery issues.

USAO's Miller Legacy: Understanding History

USAO Miller's LegacyDr. John Miller didn’t just teach history. He lived it. After more than 20 years of service as a professor of history, Miller retired from the University of Science and Arts at the end of the spring 2011 trimester.

Hays to Hall of Fame
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