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Oklahoma City University presents Cinderella-inspired opera “Cendrillon” Feb. 22-24

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Described as a “fairytale in four acts,” Oklahoma City University will present Jules Massenet’s “Cendrillon,” as its first opera of 2019 from February 22 through 24.  The French romantic comedy will include a cast of 33 singers and a 46-member orchestra. Presented in English, “Cendrillon” will take […]

Oklahoma City University again awarded Tree Campus USA status

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Arbor Day Foundation once again has honored Oklahoma City University with Tree Campus USA recognition for 2018. Tree Campus USA is a national program created in 2008 by the Arbor Day Foundation that recognizes colleges and universities for effective urban forest management and for engaging […]

OCU presents annual Christmas favorite ‘Home for the Holidays’

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma City University’s American Spirit Dance Company will present its annual “Home for the Holidays” show December 6-9 in the Kirkpatrick Fine Arts Center at N.W. 24th Street and Blackwelder Avenue. The Broadway styled, Christmas extravagance will take place under the direction of Jo Rowan, chairman […]

Jim Roth appointed Dean of OCU Law School

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Oklahoma City University’s President Robert Henry recently announced that Jim Roth has been appointed as the next Dean of OCU’s Law School. A former Oklahoma County commissioner and Oklahoma Corporation commissioner, Roth will begin his term as dean on July 1. Roth currently serves as […]

OCU President Robert Henry honored at recent retirement ceremony

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Newspaper OKLAHOMA CITY – The Hatton W. Sumners Foundation honored Oklahoma City University President Robert Henry with its Distinguished Public Service Award during a surprise presentation at Henry’s retirement celebration on April 7. The foundation recognized Henry for his career in all three branches of government including his time as […]

OCU named a ‘Best College Value’ by Kiplinger’s

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma City University was recently named a 2018 Best College Value by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, a leader in personal finance news and business forecasting. Out of 100 private universities that made the list, OCU is ranked #71. The rankings are available online. The list will appear in print […]

The OKCU “Let’s Talk About It, Oklahoma” 2018 series spotlights war and peace

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY – The Let’s Talk About It, Oklahoma! book discussion program begins its winter 2018 Pulitzer Centennial series on Tuesday, January 23 with “The Things They Carried” by Tim O’Brien.  The event will take place at 7 p.m. in Oklahoma City University’s Walker Center room 151. First published […]

There’s no place like “Home for the Holidays” with Oklahoma City University’s American Spirit Dance Company

Patrick B. McGuigan, Publisher and Arts/Entertainment Critic   It is difficult – nay, impossible – to choose one favorite moment in the 2017 edition of “Home for the Holidays,” the annual tribute to dance and all things Christmas at Oklahoma City University. But for pure fun and unexpected joy, try this: You will believe a […]

Oklahoma recognizes World AIDS Day with Digital Memorial Quilt

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Oklahoma City University and the Oklahoma AIDS Care Fund have created an AIDS Memorial Digital Quilt in honor of the 30th anniversary of the original AIDS Memorial Quilt. The quilt is a way to pay tribute to the lives of loved ones lost to AIDS-related illnesses. […]

OKCU presents Stephen Sondheim’s ‘Company’ at the Burg Theatre on Nov. 3

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma City University’s Bass School of Music will premiere the award-winning dark musical comedy “Company” by Stephen Sondheim on Friday, November 3 in the Burg Theatre, 2501 N. Blackwelder on the OKCU campus. Additional performances will be held at 8 p.m. on Saturday, with a 3 […]

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