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

February 2013

OU Makes History in Student Scholarship Wins

The University of Oklahoma in December became the only comprehensive public university and one of only three universities nationwide to have Rhodes, Marshall and Mitchell scholarship recipients named in the same year.

TCC and Partners Emphasize STEM Learning With Tinkering and Building

TCC student Tyler Nitsche helps Tulsa area students. From building an underwater robot to taking apart household appliances, Tulsa area students have their hands and minds involved in fun and learning.

UCO Implements Full-Scale Emergency Preparedness Exercise

The University of Central Oklahoma implemented a full-scale emergency preparedness exercise with partners throughout the City of Edmond on Thursday, Jan. 10.

U.S. News & World Report Names RSU Online Program Tops in State

Rogers State University was recognized for having Oklahoma's highest-ranked online bachelor's degree programs, according to U.S. News & World Report's latest national survey of online education programs.

OSU-OKC Student Discovers Confidence, Passion in Higher Education

OSU-OKC student Heather McElwain and her advisor Kenneth Chapman. To many adults, the idea of returning to school is difficult with numerous obstacles to overcome. For Heather McElwain, a 38-year-old single mother and OSU-Oklahoma City student, those hindrances turned into opportunities that are now making her lifelong dream of becoming a nurse into a reality.

OCCC Aquatic Center to Host NAIA Swimming and Diving National Championships

OCCC to Host NAIA Swim and Dive National Championships. National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) athletes, coaches and fans will return to the Oklahoma City Community College (OCCC) Aquatic Center next month for the 2013 NAIA Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving National Championships.

Eight Oklahoma High Schools Named Scholarship Champs

Eight Oklahoma high schools were recently named “Oklahoma’s Promise 2012 State Champions” by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education for leading the state in the number of graduates who qualified to receive Oklahoma’s Promise, a state scholarship that allows students from families whose annual income is $50,000 or less to earn a college tuition scholarship.

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