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March 2010

Former East Central University President Bill Cole Dies

Bill ColeDr. Bill S. Cole, president emeritus of East Central University, died March 10 in Ada after a battle with cancer.

“The entire ECU family morns the passing of Dr. Bill Cole,” said ECU President John Hargrave. “He was a great leader with great vision and East Central University has flourished because of his leadership.”

OSU Branding Success Campaign

Branding SuccessBefore an orange-clad crowd in the packed atrium of the Student Union on the campus of Oklahoma State University, the president of OSU, V. Burns Hargis, announced a $1 billion campaign to raise private funds.


Student Union Named in Honor of Glen D. Johnson

Events CenterThe student union at Southeastern Oklahoma State University is now officially known as the Glen D. Johnson Student Union.


SWOSU Grad to Represent Harvard at Nobel Laureate

Cammie ValdezA Southwestern Oklahoma State University graduate has been selected to represent Harvard University at this summer’s Nobel Laureate Conference in Germany.

Cammie Valdez, who graduated with degrees in chemistry and mathematics, is the first SWOSU PhD student in chemical biology to attend Harvard.

OCCC Named to President's Honor Roll

Oklahoma City Community College (OCCC) has been named to the 2009 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.

State System Sees Record Spring First-Time Freshman Enrollment

Oklahoma’s public colleges and universities are experiencing the largest increase in the number of first-time freshmen enrolling in a spring semester and have set another record in total enrollment.

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