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Alumni & Friends

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The UCO Foundation and UCO Alumni Engagement support the transformative experience of the University of Central Oklahoma on its students and community and engage a robust, worldwide community of more than 110,000 alumni, donors and friends.

Through programs, resources and engagement opportunities, we help our alumni and friends enjoy lifelong relationships with UCO and with each other, sharing their love for Central and discovering the power of philanthropy.

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Impactful Match

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Midfirst Bank Donates to Establish Match Scholarship Fund

The UCO Foundation recently received a $1 million donation from MidFirst Bank to establish the MidFirst Match Scholarship Fund. Newly established scholarships benefiting incoming UCO students are eligible for a match from this fund. The MidFirst Match Scholarship Fund will provide $2 million in newly endowed scholarships for qualifying students.

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Alumnus, Retiree Honored


Adams Honored with Scholarship, Hall of Fame Induction

Dwight Adams, Ph.D., Central alumnus and former director of the UCO’s W. Roger Webb Forensic Science Institute, was recently honored with a scholarship in his name and inducted into the Oklahoma Hall of Fame. The Dwight Adams Endowed Scholarship in Forensic Science aims to support deserving students who embody the same qualities that Adams exhibited throughout his career.

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2023 Distinguished Alumni


Five Distinguished Alumni Receive Prestigous Award

The UCO Foundation and Alumni Engagement recently celebrated the achievements of the recipients of the university’s Distinguished Alumni Award during the 2023 Distinguished Alumni Awards Banquet.

The five recipients are Diana Bittle, Gary Brooks, Beatriz Mayorca, Joann McCarthy, Ph.D., and Ben Odom.

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Alumna Feature

Alumna Cassandra Kalancha was featured in 405 Business Magazine's "The Metro's Most Influential" list for her role as executive director of The Greater OKC Asian Chamber of Commerce.

Kalancha earned a Master of Education from UCO in Adult and Higher Education – Talent Development.

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