Alumni & Friends

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Welcome Fall 2018 Graduates!

The UCO Alumni Association and UCO Foundation are proud to welcome you as a Central grad! You now belong to an alumni network of more than 100,000 worldwide. Make sure to create your Alumni & Friends profile and begin receiving information about alumni benefits, events and other ways to stay connected with Central!

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Brazil with Betz

The UCO Foundation invites you to join us for 10 days in Brazil with President Betz before his retirement at the end of June 2019. Tour highlights include Sugarloaf Mountain, Christ the Redeemer statue, Ipanema beach, Copacabana beach, Samba school visit, Iguazu Falls and Buenos Aires' La Boco neighborhood.

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UCO Foundation Scholarship Portal

The 2019-20 academic year scholarship application portal at scholarships.uco.edu will open at 8 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 7, 2019, and will close at 4 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 1, 2019. Please stay tuned for updates for Scholarship Portal dates for the 2019-20 academic year.


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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