Oklahoma City-area community news in brief

FROM STAFF REPORTS Modified: December 27, 2013 at 2:45 pm •  Published: December 28, 2013
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UCO receives Grant to assist prospective teachers

— The University of Central Oklahoma received a $20,000 grant from AT&T for the Prospective Teachers Academy, an initiative started by the College of Education and Professional Studies to assist and prepare Oklahoma City Public School students for a college degree and teacher certification. The goal is to guide these students back to a setting where they can lead students and understand the various challenges faced in urban environments.

Don't get caught without gun knowledge

Moore Norman Technology Center will host a free workshop Jan. 30 to help business owners make informed decisions related to Oklahoma's Open Carry law. “Guns in the Workplace: Dos and Don'ts” will be from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the center's South Penn Campus, 13301 S Pennsylvania in Oklahoma City. To register, call 364-5763, ext. 7260.

Libraries will close

for New Year's

The Metropolitan Library System will close at 6 p.m. Tuesday and remain closed all day Wednesday in observance of New Year's Day. Libraries will resume normal operating hours Thursday. Customers can still transact business online at www.metrolibrary.org.

FROM STAFF REPORTS


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