January 6, 2020

Being a research assistant as strengthened my presentation skills, my ability to comprehend convoluted articles, and most of all, my ability to write.

Academic writing and the ability to work through research articles has been immensely helpful for me my senior year.  M...

December 2, 2019

Despite having to come to campus at 7:00 a.m., or having to stay after a long and grueling day of classes until 6:00 p.m., I missed the steady presence of research in my life. 

College course have an uncanny way of being inconsistent, from scheduling deadlines all withi...

March 4, 2019

Becoming a Diverse Student Scholar has given me the opportunity to travel to different states to present at business and marketing conferences. In those travels I get to meet new people and revisit with those that have returned for another year.

My first conference took...

October 1, 2018

It was an early Monday morning September 3rd, 2018, as I was walking to class, I noticed a tall, beautiful, African American women walking a head of me that I had never seen before, (she didn’t look like a student). She began to get away from me, so I picked up my pace...

August 7, 2017

Going into my freshman year, I knew I wanted a job. I was imagining applying at a restaurant or in retail, but my sister offered me position I didn’t think I would ever consider.

My sister graduated in Spring of 2017 and during her junior and senior year, she was a Dive...

[Diverse Student Scholars Spring 2017 Graduates at the UCO STLR Cording Ceremony on May 5, 2017.

From L to R: Dr. Sims, Cindy Vo, Anna Henson, Brittany Rudolph, Ashley Neese, and Treyce Glidden]

Each June, I’m reminded of the value that undergraduate research engagement...

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