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Hallowed halls

“We’re still finalizing the total project cost, but we anticipate that amount is correct,” Snavely says. “All the money will be raised through fundraising dollars and private donations.” The first graduation ceremony in the historic high school was held in 1910. Construction was not complete at the time, but the building was sufficient for classes

OCU selects contractor for law school building

Anderson & House Inc. was the original builder of Central High and worked to repair the building after it was damaged in the 1995 federal building bombing. The firm again will have the chance to work on the building as it is converted back from office space to an educational use. “We are excited to

Law shift

To remedy its problem, Devon constructed a $750 million headquarters Downtown. OCU Law found its answer in the former Central High School, which it purchased for $10 million in December. The law school currently occupies about 110,000 square feet in four buildings on the OCU campus. The new building has 177,296 square feet. “For several

OCU law school gets OK to move downtown

OCU officials announce moving its law school downtown The purchase offer to the owner, American Farmers & Ranchers Mutual Insurance Co., was accepted in early September. A 60-day due diligence period began then while university officials made sure the deal made sense – both financially and in the facilities available. The university plans to begin

The new paradigm

In spite of anecdotal evidence and popular refrains that the world is flat, the economic reality is one of accumulating wealth, income and employment in urban centers. The Interstate 35 corridor from southern Texas through Oklahoma is among the fastest-growing population and employment centers in the nation. From San Antonio to Oklahoma City, employment and


NORTHEAST American Fidelity Assurance Company isn’t getting into the newspaper business, but it is purchasing the campus of the Oklahoma Publishing Company. The deal includes a 12-story tower, manufacturing plant, parking garage, day care center and about 150 acres near Britton Road and Broadway Extension. The company currently is housed in three buildings near N.W.

Energy ed

Steven C. Agee, dean of OCU’s Meinders School of Business “I looked around at what kind of future career opportunities there were in the metropolitan area, and realized that a major sector has to do with energy,” Creach says, who previously considered a career in international relations and had been working on a master’s degree

OCU to offer new technology degree programs

With demand for software engineers expected to grow in the coming years, the university responded to address the rapidly changing industry and help meet that anticipated demand. The university cited figures from the U.S. Department of Labor that showed software engineering is expected to be one of the fastest growing career fields through 2018 with

Reaching out

Williamson’s role extends from fundraising through student recruiting to alumni relations. While active in print, TV, radio and other forms, social media has become the school’s main media marketing platform. “It’s been really good at connecting with alumni and former students, but it’s also been really good at contacting potential students, letting them know about

Oklahoma City University names enrollment services VP

Windholz will assume the role May 29. “Kevin Windholz brings experience in domestic and international recruitment and tremendous energy to our vibrant enrollment services program,” Henry said. Windholz spent the last five years as associate director of admission for Saint Louis University. He previously worked in admissions at Washburn University in Topeka, Kan. He holds