School of Media & Strategic Communications

O'Colly Staff Wins OCMA Awards

The O'Colly and its staff were honored April 1 at the 2016 Oklahoma Collegiate Media Association Awards, placing in several categories.

Oklahoma College Newspaper Journalist of the Year:  Jordan Bishop

First Place -- Column Writing:  Nathan Ruiz

Honorable Mention -- Column Writing:  Montinique Monroe

First Place -- Investigative Reporting:  Kaelynn Knoernschild

First Place -- Feature Writing:  Chandler Vessels

Honorable Mention -- Feature Writing:  Jerimy Sherin

First Place -- General News Writing & Reporting:  Kaelynn Knoernschild

Second Place -- General News Writing & Reporting:  Kaelynn Knoernschild

Third Place -- General News Writing & Reporting:  Nathan Ruiz

First Place -- Reviews:  Brandon Schmitz

First Place -- Sports Reporting:  Chandler Vessels

Second Place -- Sports Reporting:  Dekota Gregory

Third Place -- Feature Photography:  Kurt Steiss

Second Place -- Front Page Design -- Sierra Winrow

SMSC Named a "Certified Healthy Department" for 2016

SMSC Administrative Associate Melissa Coldiron, along with TV/Radio Engineer Will Shifflett, and School Director Craig Freeman receiving their 2016 certification with America's Healthiest Campus.  Congratulations!

                                                        Healthy Dept. 20162


Sports Media Club Officers for 2016-17 Announced

Congratulations to the following students who were named officers for Sports Media Club for 2016-17:

President:  Brian Shrull

Vice President:  Corinne Simpson

Secretary:  Brady Moore

Treasurer:  Emma Stamps

Social Media Coordinator:  Addison Skaggs

Membership Coordinator:  Mikayla Barker