Aug. 8, 2014 - 11:45AM
in Hardeman High-Definition Digital Projection
One of OC's tech specialists and all-around awesome guy, Steven Christy, snapped these photos of the in-progress Garvey HD project. Looks like a fun and productive day for our IT and University Services teams. Proud of the dizzying heights they go to...
Aug. 6, 2014 - 12:15PM
in Engineering & Computer Science Launch
Last month I gave you some insight into what happens when the Thrive progress bars stop moving. The long and short of it being this: even though the bars may slow for a week or two, our team and our donors never stop moving.
In fact, since Thrive ...
Aug. 1, 2014 - 5:45PM
It’s been a busy week, friends. So far we’ve talked about the value of touting campaign progress and why many non-profits overlook their internal audience in campaign marketing.
Today we get to the heart of the matter: why we’re ...
Jul. 31, 2014 - 4:45PM
Earlier this week I posted about the importance of touting our campaign efforts publicly. And I suggested that, while we’ve previously done a good job of telling the OC story in the “right places” (civic community, donors, alumni, ...
Jul. 29, 2014 - 2:15PM
Beyond strategic focusing and financial impact, one of the major goals of any campaign is positive press. You want the community to see what great, legitimate work you’re doing. You also want the community to see respected and recognizable ...
Jul. 24, 2014 - 4:00PM
On Tuesday I opened the gates on a challenging two-part question with “Why did OC invest so much (or at all) in ________?” Today, I want to address one possible Part 2 of said question:
“…when tuition is high and could be ...
About the Author
Will Blanchard ('07) serves as OC's Director of Advancement Operations and assists President John deSteiguer and Vice President Kent Allen as manager of the Thrive Campaign. Passionate about the Kingdom, the Eagles, and "living life to eleven," Will serves as a manager and copywriter on many Advancement efforts, including the OC Callout and Homeward. He and his wife, Amy ('09), and their lil' Eagles, Penny and Lincoln, live to play in Edmond. You can reach Will (and he'd consider it a pleasure) at firstname.lastname@example.org or 405.425.5115.