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The UCO Foundation and the UCO Alumni Association 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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New Foundation Trustees

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UCO Foundation announces new president, new board members

The University of Central Oklahoma Foundation announces a new president and the election of four new members to its Board of Trustees. Each will help support the nonprofit’s work to provide scholarship assistance to deserving students and support for faculty, campus activities and vital programs at UCO.

Art Cotton was recently named as the UCO vice president for advancement and president of the UCO Foundation. Joining the Board of Trustees are Kevin Hill, Kate O’Neill Rauber, Shane Pate II and Davis Puryear.

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Alumni board updates

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Alumni Association announces new Board of Directors members

The UCO Alumni Association announces the election of seven new members to its Board of Directors. The board helps to further the alumni association’s mission of fostering relationships among alumni and friends, while advocating for the benefit of the university, supporting students and creating Bronchos for Life.

Joining the Alumni Association Board of Directors are Will Gattenby, Robyn Hughes-Drury, Andy Macaulay, Torrie Rennels, Regina Riley, Eric Russell and Andrea Worden.

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Benefit UCO Foundation through AmazonSmile

Did you know your Amazon shopping can benefit Central and our students? The UCO Foundation is proud to be a registered member of the AmazonSmile Program, which donates a percentage of eligible purchases back to the foundation. The program is a simple way for you to support your favorite charitable organization every time you shop, at no cost to you.

To have your purchases benefit the UCO Foundation, visit and search for the University of Central Oklahoma Foundation as your charity of choice.

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Alumnus Update

Central alumnus Asaad Abduljawad was recently appointed as the dean of the College of Health Sciences at the University of Umm Al-Qura located in Saudi Arabia. Abduljawad, who holds a doctorate in public health, graduated from UCO with a degree in biology.

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