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RUSO Names UCO’s Next President
After a national search, the Board of Regents for the Regional University System of Oklahoma (RUSO) has named Todd G. Lamb, J.D., the 22nd president of the University of Central Oklahoma (UCO). Lamb will assume the presidency beginning July 1, 2023, replacing Andrew K. Benton, J.D., who was named interim president of UCO in January 2023.
UCO School of Engineering Celebrates Grand Opening of New Makerspace
The UCO School of Engineering celebrated the official grand opening of its newly renovated makerspace. The makerspace will enhance existing engineering courses, provide a launchpad for new curriculum development in advanced manufacturing and help engineering students gain relevant skills for the workforce. It also provides students with a well-designed space to accommodate research and design needs.
UCO Appoints Artist-In-Residence as Conductor
The UCO College of Fine Arts and Design has appointed Artist-in-Residence Alexander Mickelthwate as conductor of the UCO Symphony Orchestra. In his new role, Mickelthwate will teach orchestral conducting students and assist in recruiting efforts for the UCO School of Music. He will also continue to serve as the music director and conductor for the Oklahoma City Philharmonic.