Boathouse Celebration
DAA and Family of the Year
John Legend
Luminary Society
UCO@125 Promo Video
UCO@125 Celebration Year

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The UCO Alumni Association and Foundation have combined forces to bring you Central Connection - the university's first centralized online community for alumni and donors! 

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UCO Alumni Association Goes International!

The first International Chapter of the UCO Alumni Association hosted a kick-off event on January 11, 2015. Twenty UCO alumni were present at the meeting, hosted at Cat Cafe in Guangzhou. Alumni participated in games and socializing, with videos from President Don Betz, VP of Development Anne Holzberlein, and various UCO community members congratulating the chapter on their founding.

To see photos and read more about the event and the Guangzhou Chapter, click here.

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Alumni, did you know with an Annual Alumni Association Membership, you receive a FREE year of HireBronchos? With HireBronchos, out of the UCO Career Services Office, you can: 
  • Complete Profiles/Post Resumes
  • Create & Manage E-Portfolio
  • Search Qualified Jobs & Internships
  • Sign Up for On Campus Interviews
  • RSVP for Career Events
  • and much more! 
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Featured Events / All Events

 Holi is an Eastern Indian tradition that celebrates the revival of spring using colored powder. Join us in the celebration of Spring from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., April 2 on the Hamilton Field House Lawn.

UCO's Distinguished Speaker Series presents its second speaker, Oscar winner John Legend. Read more.
The UCO Kaleidoscope Dancers will be in concert at 7:30 p.m. April 9-11 at Mitchell Hall. In celebration of its 40th year, the dance company will perform works from past repertory as a retrospective of student and faculty favorites. Call 405-974-3375 for details or purchase tickets online here.
The sixth annual ACM@UCO Metro Music Fest featuring a variety of bands who started their careers in Oklahoma. The festival will also feature more than 60 ACM@UCO student bands performing at venues throughout OKC's Bricktown District. All shows are free and open to the public. For a full list of performances and locations, click here.
The official CHK|Central Boathouse Community Celebration for our faculty, staff, students and their families and the community at large.

The UCO Foundation's annual Presidential Partners Awards Luncheon is a special time for UCO's brightest Bronchos and annual donors to UCO at the $1,000 level or above.



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UCO@125 Promo Video
At the beginning of 2015, the University of Central Oklahoma launched a yearlong celebration of UCO's 125th year. There will be many opportunities for alumni and friends to enjoy a trip back to campus, or to learn more about Central's rich history. We hope you will be able to join us in celebration throughout the year!
Luminary Society

With the 125-year celebration for the University of Central Oklahoma comes a new society that honors individuals who brought distinction to, or positively influenced the life of the university through their service and/or contributions.

This visionary group of 125 will be recognized throughout the celebration year and formally inducted into the new Luminary Society for the university. Eligible nominees can be living or deceased and include alumni; former and current students and employees; or community members and advocates.

To submit a nomination, visit