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Alumni & Friends

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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 Leadership

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UCO names new vice president for advancement

Art Cotton has been named as the university's vice president for Advancement and president of the UCO Foundation.

He brings 30 years of experience to the vice president role. Most recently, he served as senior director of development at the Oklahoma City Boathouse Foundation. In addition, he was the vice president for University Advancement and External Relations at Oklahoma City University, vice president for development at the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, and senior director of major gifts for the Oklahoma State University Foundation.

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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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Alumni Bingo Brunch

Alumni Bingo Brunch

Calling all lovers of brunch

Join the University of Central Oklahoma alumni community for bingo and brunch at one of Oklahoma City's newest entertainment venues - Chicken N Pickle! The UCO Alumni Association will host Bingo Brunch on Saturday, July 24. To save your seat, we recommend registering early.

The event will include brunch a la carte options available for purchase from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and bingo will take place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Have an idea for an upcoming event? Let us know.

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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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