Oklahoma education news in brief

Oklahoman Modified: September 28, 2012 at 7:12 pm •  Published: September 30, 2012
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EDUCATION BRIEFS

Enrollment rises at OC

Oklahoma Christian University set an enrollment record this semester with 2,271 students. The previous record was 2,258 students in 2007. The school's graduate enrollment of 361 students is also a record high. “This is Oklahoma Christian's golden age in many ways, including enrollment,” President John deSteiguer said in a statement. “We are thrilled with the spirit on campus and the momentum we have because so many students are calling OC home.”

District sets

cancer fight

Kingston Public Schools is hosting its third annual Pink Out Cancer event in conjunction with National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October. The district's National Honor Society chapter is selling pink Kingston Redskins T-shirts to raise money for the cause. Shirts are $10 to $12 for the Oct. 12 home football game. Proceeds benefit the Oklahoma Chapter of the American Cancer Society. The club is also compiling a list of breast cancer survivors in Marshall County. To buy a shirt, register a survivor or for more information, call National Honor Society sponsor Sandee Westmoreland at (580) 564-2384.

OCCC hosts fall job fair

More than 100 employers are expected to attend the annual Oklahoma City Community College fall job fair. The fair will be Wednesday in the college union, 7777 S May Ave. The event will be open to the public. Health employers will be available from noon to 6 p.m., and all others will be available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, call 682-7519.

From staff reports



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