Public Invited to UCO's First Amendment Day on April 25
The public is invited to the University of Central Oklahoma’s First Amendment Day on April 25 to hear national and state speakers address the five freedoms guaranteed and debated in this country.
UCO President Don Betz declared April 25 as First Amendment Day on the UCO campus in conjunction with the launch of the 50th year of the Oklahoma Journalism Hall of Fame, which is housed on campus. The 49th class will be inducted on April 25.
The “First Amendment Day” conference will be from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, April 25, in UCO’s Mass Communication building and the Nigh University Center. It is being organized by the co-chairs, Erin Barnett and Trevor Stone, and advised by Hall of Fame director Joe Hight.
Register Now for High School Photo Camp
Applications now are open for the University of Central Oklahoma Department of Mass Communication’s weeklong photography day camp for high school students 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 3-7, in the Communications building on Central’s campus.
The camp aims to provide students with a better understanding of photography’s many genres and offers a preview of Central’s photography program. Lessons feature traditional portraiture, through the use of high-end lighting equipment in a professional studio; fashion photography, with field trips to various off-campus locations; black and white film photography and darkroom techniques; and Photoshop and digital printing.
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"The Department of Mass Communication has embarked on an ambitious journey to interweave the foundations of a strong collegiate education for lifelong learning with the practical preparation for professional careers with emerging and continually evolving technologies and new social media.
With 25 full-time and 25 part-time faculty, our students benefit from a wide range of professional and scholarly expertise. We are passionate about our mission: “Helping Students Learn!” We strongly encourage you to take advantage of the diverse opportunities available through our student-run media, student organizations, internships, guest speakers, and travel abroad study tours." - Dr. Mary Carver, Chair of Mass Communication
UCO's Department of Mass Communication values knowledge and professional skills that advance all toward successful career preparation, responsible citizenship to preserve a free and engaged society, and life-long learning within a global community. Our student-centered approach, supported by quality teaching and creative scholarly achievement, emphasizes clear communication, effective writing, critical thinking, creative expression, community service, ethical principles, and innovative leadership.