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

September 2012

UCO Partners With Edmond First United Methodist for Suicide Intervention Training for Faith Leaders

The statistics are troubling. According to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, suicide is the third leading cause of death nationally for those ages 15-24. Here in Oklahoma, it’s the second leading cause of death for youth ages 10-24.

EMS Degree Option Available at OPSU

Beginning this fall, Oklahoma Panhandle State University will offer a special associate degree that will help address the need for qualified emergency medical personnel in our area.

Clinical Mental Health Counseling-Graduate Program at SOSU Receives CACREP AccreditationSoutheastern's CACREP faculty.

The clinical mental health counseling master’s degree program at Southeastern Oklahoma State University recently received accreditation from the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).

OSU Freshman Class Makes History

Oklahoma State University President Burns Hargis will officially welcome the largest freshman class in school history and the largest freshman class at a public university in state history during new student convocation at 4 p.m. today in Gallagher-Iba Arena.

Eastern's GEAR UP Youth Congress Participants Visit Oklahoma Congressman

Eastern's GEAR UP Students.Members of the 2012 NCCEP/GEAR UP Youth Congress recently met with congressmen from their home states to share their stories and experiences with GEAR UP. The students, who are part of Eastern Oklahoma State College’s GEAR UP grant program, were in Washington, DC for the annual conference.

Statewide College Preparation Efforts Celebrated During National GEAR UP Week

Gov. Mary Fallin has declared Sept. 10-14 as GEAR UP Week in Oklahoma. This event celebrates the ongoing, impactful work of Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP), a college access program that provides students and their families with valuable resources to plan for college success. Since its inception in 1999, GEAR UP has helped improve educational outcomes for millions of low-income students across the U.S., including thousands of students in Oklahoma.

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