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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.)

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Mark Kinders

Vice President for Public Affairs, University of Central Oklahoma
Through my work in legislative advocacy I first learned of Oklahoma's legislation to create STEM education districts. I led the formation and then was elected president. (I'm not a STEM person). Oklahoma has a robust planning process for districts; however, it's up to volunteers... Read More →

Myron Pope

VP for Student Affairs, University of Central Oklahoma

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