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Dr. David Ford Honored By Edmond City Council

Former University of Central Oklahoma Professor of Sociology, Dr. David Ford, was honored as Champion of Character for Humility before the Edmond City Council at the June meeting on Monday.

Dr. Ford retired in August 2016, ending a 40-year career in higher education. He was also department chair in the Sociology Gerontology and Substance Abuse Studies department for many years at UCO.

In her nomination of her friend and mentor, Kathryn Williams said that he created a fun learning environment, while holding his students to a standard of excellence. 

Read more from The Edmond Sun.

Humility is one of many words that only partially describe Dr. David Ford. We are thankful to have had Dr. Ford serve our university and college and are grateful for the impact he has had on our campus and community.

Fulfill Your Language Requirement

The Department of Modern Languages offers a number of courses to assist students in the fulfillment of language requirements.

The department offers majors and minors in French, Spanish, and German and a minor in Asian Studies. Additionally, courses are offered in Arabic, Biblical Greek, Chinese, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latin, Sanskrit, and Turkish.

Find out more from the Department of Modern Languages.

Let Student Success Advisors Help With Navigation Toward Graduation

Unsure about classes for next semester? Liberal Arts Student Success Advisors can help. Advisors can assist students in determining which classes to take and help students chart the most effective course to graduation. 

When you visit your advisor, having an idea of classes you would like to take will put you at a great advantage. This helps advisors serve you better by allowing them to devote more time to talk with you about GPA requirements, dates and deadlines, opportunities on campus, and other Transformative Learning opportunities.

Set an appointment at or visit our Student Success Advisors section for more information.