UCentral is the student media network at the University of Central Oklahoma, featuring traditional media (television, radio, newspaper) and new media (web, netcasts, social networking) created by students majoring in professional media. UCentral is located within the Mass Communication Department on the campus of UCO.
UCentral is a member of Oklahoma Education Broadcast Association, College Media Advisors, Collegiate Broadcasters Incorporated and Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters, The Oklahoma Press Association, the Columbia Scholastic Press Association, the Associated Collegiate Press and the Associated Press.
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Starting in 1976 as KCSU-TV, UCentral features several award-winning programs such as UCentral News, the student newscast; The Huddle, a weekly football highlight program during the fall; Conspiracy, an in-depth look at untold truths; Showdown, a topic driven program looking at both sides; and Broncho 411, one-on-one interviews with UCO students and faculty. UCentral News airs “live” Monday through Thursday the UCentral iPhone app and in the city of Edmond, Oklahoma on Cox digital channel 125.
The Vista was established in 1903 as the student newspaper of the University of Central Oklahoma. It is distributed free of charge on the UCO campus and designated off-campus locations on Tuesdays and Thursdays during the fall and spring semesters. The paper is published on Wednesdays during the summer semester.
Featuring the combined, journalistic efforts of the campus newspaper and student newscast, the UCentral website, social media sites and the UCentral iPhone app provides students, faculty, alumni and others the ability to read news articles, view photos, watch video programs and listen live to the student radio station.
KCSC HD2 is the student radio station broadcasting across Oklahoma City on the HD-2 side channel of the university’s classical music station 90.1 KCSC . The student radio station can also be heard on the UCentral iPhone app available in the Apple App Store. UCentral Radio airs 24/7 and plays such artists as Coldplay, Neon, Katy Perry, Adele, Kelly Clarkson, Foster The People, Death Cab for Cutie, Foo Fighters, Green Day, Pink, Fun, Snow Patrol and Lady Gaga.