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Patti Neuhold

Patti Neuhold Named New UCO President

On Feb. 8, the Regional University System of Oklahoma named Patti Neuhold as the 21st president of the University of Central Oklahoma. Current UCO President Don Betz will retire June 30, 2019.

Read more about Neuhold's appointment


Coffee Connection

Coffee Connection

Jumpstart your day with the UCO alumni community! Join Lauri Monetti, Director of Alumni Relations, for coffee, conversations and all things Central. Enjoy free coffee as you engage with fellow Bronchos from the Metro area and make new professional contacts. 

RSVP for free today


UCO employee Matt Fowler stands by parking space

"Making a Difference Award"

Congratulations to Matt Fowler! He is the recipient of the UCO Office for Advancement's "Making A Difference Award." When UCO faculty and staff donate to the university through the Faculty & Staff Campaign, they are entered into a drawing to win a reserved parking space for a semester!

Learn more about the Faculty & Staff Campaign


Kimberly Elmendorf

Student Spotlight

UCO senior Kimberly Elmendorf is pursuing dual degrees in forensic science and sociology-human services with a minor in criminal justice. Kimberly plans to pursue a master's degree after graduation and hopes to become a victim services specialist. At UCO, Kimberly is involved with the Peer Health Leaders group and is active in the Sigma Sigma Sigma sorority. As a DeShazer and Hamm Endowed Scholarship recipient, Kimberly is grateful to those who donate to scholarships that benefit UCO students. "I just want to say thank you. The DeShazer and Hamm families and anyone else who contribute to scholarships like these are really making a difference and empowering students to go out and make a difference, too."

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