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  • Potter grants wishes with internship

    by Becca Smith for The Talon As an intern for the Make-A-Wish foundation this past summer, senior Megan Potter helped make 41 wishes come true for children across Oklahoma. In the 2008 fiscal year, the Oklahoma chapter of Make-A-Wish granted about 113 wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions. The Oklahoma chapter founded in 1987 has two offices, one in Tulsa and one in Oklahoma City. The chapter has granted more than 1,600 wishes to eligible Oklahoma children. Corporate ...

  • OC to host Christian education conference

    OC will host the 13th Annual Association of Christian Education Preparation Programs (ACEPP) Conference on October 3 and 4.  Teacher education professors from nine sister Church of Christ Colleges and Universities plan to be a part of the conference.  Friday night’s schedule includes registration, dinner in the Gaylord University Center, a devotional led by Dr. John DeSteiguer, OC’s Vice President for Advancement, and a performance by New Reign.  Saturday morning ...

  • Education professor honored for research

    Assistant professor of Education Dr. Caren Feuerhelm was recently honored by the Journal of Early Childhood Teacher Education with the Taylor & Francis Award for the outstanding JECTE article of 2007.  The article, entitled “The Nature of Primary Teaching: Body, Time, Space and Relationships,” was authored by Pamela U. Brown of Oklahoma State University, Karen M. Rogers of Newman University, Caren Feuerhelm of Oklahoma Christian University, and Sarah Chimblo of Jenks East ...

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