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The Path of a Servant Leader

Rayshon Payton (BA ’10) set an upward trajectory for his future from an early age with his skill, talent and perseverance earning him a spot on the OCU men’s golf team.

Pantry of Hope

Oklahoma City University students sometimes need not only help with their studies but also in their everyday lives.

Positive Tomorrows’ Margaret Creighton

Margaret Creighton (BS Dance Management ’02, MBA Marketing ’06) was drawn to her position at Positive Tomorrows because it combined her two biggest loves – providing educational opportunities and making a difference in the world.

Margaret Freede’s Giving Nature

Margaret Freede believes in the power of education and that belief is underscored by her achievements in both health care and law.


The Home of Champions extends into the community

It’s estimated Athletics’ food drive has provided over 130,000 non-perishable food items over the years. Each varsity team participates, securing donations at home events and from their own network of friends and family.

Connor Burton: More than a dreamer

Connor Burton is not your average college student. He entered Oklahoma City University in 2020, having already achieved success with the launch of a successful nonprofit business.

Students Help to Create Positive Tomorrows

As part of the first-year costume lab, OCU students meet with every student at the school to find out what they want to be for Halloween and create a costume they can wear to Positive Tomorrows’ Halloween festivities.

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