Presidential Partners

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In 1993, UCO President George Nigh had a vision of philanthropy to build private giving and a metropolitan connection back to the institution. Through this foresight, the Presidential Partners program was established. President Nigh explains the starting of the program in this video.

On April 19, 2018, the Presidential Partners program celebrated its 25th anniversary at more than 600 members strong. These dedicated university advocates provide the key to maximizing opportunities for our brightest students to become transformed through their Central educational experiences. 

Individual membership in the Presidential Partners program is achieved by supporters who contribute a minimum of $1,000 annually. They are truly partners in the continued growth and advancement of the university.

Our most recent luncheon was themed around our celebration of 25 years of generosity and kindness. All students who have come to the stage to accept a scholarship know our Presidential Partners believe in their future. The entire UCO family is grateful for the generosity and vision of our Presidential Partners and is proud to continue the tradition of supporting academic excellence at the University of Central Oklahoma.

For more information about the Presidential Partners program, please contact Kristen Merritt at (405) 974-2773. 

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