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OCU President Martha Burger announces retirement after 2020-21 academic year

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma City University (OCU) has announced that President Martha Burger announced will retire at the end of the 2020-2021 academic year. After retirement, President Burger will continue to serve OCU in a new role as an active volunteer to help lead a strategic fundraising effort […]

OCU Dance kicks off 2020 with ‘Broadway Revue’

The City Sentinel Staff Report   Oklahoma City University’s American Spirit Dance Company will celebrate American dance from Broadway to Hollywood as they present this year’s “Broadway Revue.” Directed by Jo Rowan, dance chair at OCU’s Ann Lacy School of American Dance and Entertainment, the show runs from Thursday, March 12 through Saturday, March 14 […]

Kristin Chenoweth named Artist in Residence at Oklahoma City University

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Beginning in April 2020, film and stage performer Kristin Chenoweth will assume the appointment as Artist in Residence at her alma mater, Oklahoma City University, A Tony and Emmy Award winning actress and singer, Chenoweth will be in residence at the Wanda L. Bass […]

Candidates for OCU Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion announced

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Oklahoma City University will host public forums with finalist candidates for the position of Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion next week. The university’s search committee has recommended four finalist candidates for consideration by President Martha Burger, following a national search. Finalists are Dr. Talia […]

Oklahoma City University retains Tree Campus USA status

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Oklahoma City University has earned recognition as a 2019 Tree Campus USA, an Arbor Day Foundation, for its commitment to effective urban forest management. The Tree Campus USA program honors colleges and universities for effective campus forest management and for engaging staff and students in […]

Major Dexter Nelson named Oklahoma City University Chief of Police

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Major Dexter Nelson of the Oklahoma City Police Department has been named chief of police at Oklahoma City University (OCU). The announcement was made on Tuesday, January 28 by OCU President Martha Burger. Following a national search for the position, Nelson will begin serving […]

Reception for retrospective exhibit by portraitist Jeff Dodd set for Jan. 24 at OCU

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK –Oklahoma City University is hosting a retrospective exhibit by Oklahoma portraitist Jeff Dodd. The exhibit, “Jeff Dodd: 30 Years in Paint,” opened January 7, and will continue through February 7.  “Home” for the exhibit is in the Norick Art Center, 1608 NW 26th Street, at Blackwelder Avenue. […]

OCU Performing Arts to present ‘Home for the Holidays’ and Christmas Vespers in December

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Oklahoma City University’s performing arts colleges will present its “Home for the Holidays” dance spectacular and the Christmas Vespers concert in December. “Home for the Holidays” will be held in the Kirkpatrick Auditorium, N.W. 24th Street and  Blackwelder Avenue, on the OCU campus.  Showtimes are 8 […]

Ocean conservationist Fabien Cousteau to speak at OCU

by Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma City University will host a guest presentation by ocean conservationist, explorer, documentary filmmaker, and shark expert Fabien Cousteau at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 24. His presentation, themed “One Ocean, One People,” will be held in the Petree Recital Hall inside the Kirkpatrick Fine Arts […]

OCU Certificate Programs now open for enrollment

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Enrollment has opened for four professional certificate programs beginning this fall in the Meinders School of Business at Oklahoma City University. A leader in professional education for nearly two decades, Meinders is now offering certificate programs in project management, government contracting, and two programs for human […]

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