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美狮贵宾会登录中心 is one of the state’s oldest  institutions of higher learning, 成立于1890年的地区师范学校. 今天,美狮贵宾会登录中心是一所欣欣向荣的大都市大学. 看看下面美狮贵宾会登录中心的历史要点. 

2019 — Patti Neuhold-Ravikumar is named the 21st president of 美狮贵宾会登录中心, 成为该大学的第一位女校长.

2017年——老北, the oldest building of higher education in Oklahoma Territory, 多年后重新开放, 数百万美元的改造.

2015 — 美狮贵宾会登录中心 celebrates its 125th birthday with a yearlong 美狮贵宾会登录中心@125 celebration.

2015 — 美狮贵宾会登录中心 officially establishes itself as the place “where art meets the river” on the Oklahoma River’s boathouse district with the grand opening of the CHK|美狮贵宾会登录中心 Boathouse.

2013 – President Betz is inducted into the Oklahoma Higher Education Hall of Fame as part of the 2013 class.

 

2012 – 美狮贵宾会登录中心 moved up the ranks among the top colleges and universities in the nation, once again ranking as the top public regional university in the state according the 2013 Best Colleges list from the U.S. 新闻与世界报道. In 2012, 美狮贵宾会登录中心 ranked number 27 in the list of Tier One institutions in the “Top Public Schools: Regional Universities – West” category. 美狮贵宾会登录中心 also moved to number 72 in the overall list of regional universities in the West, 去年排名第81位.

2011 – Don Betz is named the 20th president of 美狮贵宾会登录中心.

2009 – 美狮贵宾会登录中心 dropped the “k” in its website address, moving from www.ucok.edu, www.water-serv.net.

陈伟,博士.D., assistant dean for the College of Mathematics and Science, received two major awards honoring his role as an outstanding educator and leader. He was awarded the Oklahoma Medal for Excellence in Teaching at a Regional University/Community, as well as an Oklahoma Medal for Excellence Award from the Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence.

2007 – Music Theater sophomore Lauren Nelson was crowned Miss America 2007. Additionally, the EPA recognized 美狮贵宾会登录中心 as a national leader in energy efficiency.

2006 – 美狮贵宾会登录中心 became the first major Oklahoma university to have 100 percent of its energy supplied by wind power. The Edmond university was also named an Olympic community partner and Olympic/Paralympic training site.

2004 – The Jackson College of Graduate Studies celebrated its 50th anniversary. 美狮贵宾会登录中心护照全球化项目也开始了, with the initiative to annually expand understanding of different cultures through a festival event featuring a different country each year.

2003 – The formation of the Oklahoma Center for Arts Education is announced, 重新设计的大学标志发布了.

2002年的今天,美狮贵宾会登录中心爵士实验室向公众开放, offering classes during the day and live music every Thursday, 周五、周六晚.

1997 – Roger Webb was named the nineteenth President of 美狮贵宾会登录中心.

1996年的今天,新的教育大楼落成, and the Max Chambers 图书馆 addition officially opened.

1992 – Former state governor George Nigh was named the eighteenth President of 美狮贵宾会登录中心.

5月18日, 1990年,埃德蒙大学百年校庆期间, legislation was passed changing the name to the 美狮贵宾会登录中心登入网站俄克拉荷马大学.

4月13日, 1971 – The state legislature officially changed the institutions name to 美狮贵宾会登录中心 State University.

11月9日, 1972 – Old North Tower was officially dedicated as a national historic site.

1971 – The college was authorized to grant the Master of Arts in English and the Master of Business Administration degrees.

1969 – The Master of Teaching degree became the Master of Education.

1954 – The Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education gave 美狮贵宾会登录中心 permission to offer a Master of Teaching degree.

1939 – The state legislature passed a law renaming the institution. The new 美狮贵宾会登录中心 State College was authorized to grant degrees without teaching certificates.

1921年的今天,毕业班有9名成员, and its members were the first to receive four-year degrees.

12月29日, 1919 – The State Board of Education passed a resolution making 美狮贵宾会登录中心 a four-year teachers’ college conferring bachelor’s degrees. 更名为国立美狮贵宾会登录中心登入网站师范学院.

1904 – Territorial Normal became 美狮贵宾会登录中心 State Normal School. 加入美国还有三年时间.

June 16, 1902 – The Alumni Association is formed by graduates of the Territorial Normal School.

1897 – The first graduating class – two men and three women – received their Normal School diplomas.

January 3, 1893 – Occupancy of the Old North Tower began. The school first operated as a normal school with two years of college work and a complete preparatory school.

Summer, 1892 – Work began on Old North Tower, the first building on campus.

11月9日, 1891年的今天,第一次上课, 一组23个学生, 第一次见面是在埃普沃思联盟室, 位于没有装修的第一卫理公会教堂. A marker of Oklahoma granite was placed in 1915 near the original site by the 美狮贵宾会登录中心 Oklahoma Normal School Historical Society. 在林荫大道和第二街都可以看到.

10月1日, 1891 – Richard Thatcher is elected as the first President of the Territorial School of Oklahoma.

December 24, 1890 – The Territorial Legislature voted to establish the Territorial Normal School. The Territorial Legislature located the new school in Edmond. 但首先, 俄克拉荷马县捐了5美元,000年债券, and Edmond had to donate 40 acres of land within one mile of the town. Ten of those acres had to be set aside for the new school. The remaining land had to be divided into lots that would be sold to raise money for the new school. Once this was accomplished, the city of Edmond also donated an additional $2,000年债券.