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Wednesday, October 11 • 10:45am - 11:15am
Oklahoma City’s Emerging Hispanic Community: New Partnerships, New Successes ( 30 mins)

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The University of Central Oklahoma’s new strategic plan sought to increase its connection to the emerging Hispanic community in Oklahoma City. Simultaneously, the Greater Oklahoma City Hispanic Chamber of Commerce was seeking a higher education partner. This case study describes resulting new programs for Hispanic students and businesses. The relationship inspired the newly formed UCO Latino Faculty & Staff Association to connect UCO to the Hispanic community while providing greater opportunities for Hispanic student success. (Featured in Metro Journal, 27,3, pp.136-155.)

Speakers
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Mark Kinders

VP for Public Affairs, University of Central Oklahoma
Government relations (state and federal) | Corporate relations | Veterans affairs | K-12 STEM education alliance
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Myron Pope

VP for Student Affairs, University of Central Oklahoma


Wednesday October 11, 2017 10:45am - 11:15am
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