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OKG Newsletter


Topic: education

Online learning finds its place among traditional universities


News

Jake Dalton
Advertisements for online degree programs are springing up everywhere. It's becoming more difficult to discern which programs provide a genuine education from those that let you print out your d...
 
Thursday, October 8, 2009

College game day is a party but schools remain cautious where they allow alcohol


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Charles Martin
If television commercials can be believed, then beer and football are as inseparable as hamburgers and french fries. But as thirsty fans pack into the stands of their favorite college team, they...
 
Thursday, October 8, 2009

Author John Grisham to speak at Oklahoma City University's legal clinic's launch


News

Greg Horton
Greg Wilhoit, whose story of wrongful conviction and incarceration on Oklahoma's death row was told by John Grisham in his 2006 book "The Innocent Man," now lives in Sacramento, Calif. He is on ...
 
Thursday, October 8, 2009

Douglass High School's principal works to improve OKC school one student at a time


News

Emily Jerman
When Douglass High School Principal Brian Staples first entered an Oklahoma City public school as a student teacher almost 20 years ago, he asked if he could take over teaching the class on the ...
 
Thursday, October 22, 2009

OKC education center focuses on low-income families to help young children succeed


News

Lea Terry
A high number of dropouts, students reading below grade level, teenagers turning to crime and gangs " these are trends seen not only in Oklahoma but also around the country. Teachers and adminis...
 
Thursday, October 29, 2009

New program aims to help adults struggling with literacy


News

Paige Lawler
Thirty percent of Oklahoma adults read below a basic fifth-grade level, according to a national assessment completed in 2005. Twelve percent of those read below a second-grade level. The Oklahom...
 
Thursday, November 5, 2009

OCU may soon kiss frog on west side of Downtown


News

Kelley Chambers
As redevelopment efforts have flourished in the central business district, Bricktown, Deep Deuce and Midtown in the last decade, the west side of downtown has had a few victories. Overall, it is...
 
Thursday, December 3, 2009

Veteran reporter accepts Gaylord Prize in OKC


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Paige Lawler
Hundreds of students, alumni, guests, faculty and staff from OU gathered Dec. 7 in the Century Ballroom at Sheraton Hotel, 1 N. Broadway, to witness the second inaugural Gaylord Prize event.  ...
 
Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Oklahoma City University names Robert Henry as new president


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Gazette staff
Oklahoma City University announced Dec. 10 its Board of Trustees named Judge Robert H. Henry, Chief Judge of the United States Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit, the school's 17th president. "T...
 
Friday, December 11, 2009
 
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