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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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UCO Levels Up

Super Computer

Tinker Air Force Base Donates Supercomputer

The University of Central Oklahoma College of Mathematics and Science, in coordination with Tinker Air Force Base (TAFB), is set to receive a Haise Supercomputer cluster through an Educational Partnership Agreement (EPA).

With the use of the Haise Supercomputer cluster, TAFB has been able to advance the art of artificial intelligence, machine learning, cloud computing and cluster computing, which is a set of computers that work together and can be viewed as a single system. 

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Broncho Strong

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Foundation Awards Student with Broncho Strong Scholarship

The UCO Foundation, in collaboration with longtime supporters Larry and Leah Westmoreland, has established the Broncho Strong Scholarship in honor of Gerry Pinkston, a UCO Athletics Hall of Fame coach and educator.

The Broncho Strong Scholarship was established to recognize Pinkston and her dedication to Central.

“It’s humbling. I value education more than anything,” Pinkston said.

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Nigh Scholars Named

George and Donna Nigh Scholarship

Newly Established George and Donna Nigh Scholarship Awarded to UCO Students

The University of Central Oklahoma Foundation recently honored George Nigh, former UCO president and Oklahoma governor, and his wife Donna, with the newly established George and Donna Nigh Scholarship at the 29th annual Presidential Partners Luncheon. 

The George and Donna Nigh Scholarship was established to recognize UCO students who choose to pursue a career in public service, as well as the long-standing legacy of the Nighs at Central.

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Quin Tran

Alumna Feature

Quin Tran, a UCO alumna and freelancer, has made a tremendous impact on campus as well as the community. Tran began her study at UCO and received a bachelor’s degree in oral communications – broadcasting. After graduating, she worked for more than 20 years as an anchor and reporter at various news stations. She continues to share her storytelling talent by collaborating with University Communications at Central and producing videos on campus that share student, faculty and staff members’ unique stories and experiences.

Pictured is Tran, center, with her family.

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