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Attempting to Grasp the OC Magic

Jun. 20, 2014 - 4:30PM

Just yesterday you heard me say that OC is “powerfully unique.” You can see that special something shining in the work of our graduates, in our employees in the community, in our maroon-clad kids running around your neighborhood ...

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Finding Focus in an Avalanche of New

Finding Focus in an Avalanche of New

Jun. 18, 2014 - 3:00PM

The opening of a new Campaign is an exhilarating time. Lots of new projects to explore. Lots of interesting strategy and philosophy to digest. Lots of new futures to consider. If you're like me and you love new things (most of us do, right?), then ...

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Ethos Comes Alive

Jun. 16, 2014 - 12:30PM in Ethos - Spiritual Life Transformation

With $391,700 committed just this morning to Ethos: Phase 1, it is a happy, happy day in OC Spiritual Life. I’ve already heard from Summer Lashley, project lead on Ethos, this morning—and she is grooving in her office to the awesome tune ...

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About the Author

Will Blanchard Will Blanchard ('07) serves as OC's Director of Advancement Operations and assists President John deSteiguer and Vice President Kent Allen as manager of the Thrive Campaign. Passionate about the Kingdom, the Eagles, and "living life to eleven," Will serves as a manager and copywriter on many Advancement efforts, including the OC Callout and Homeward. He and his wife, Amy ('09), and their lil' Eagles, Penny and Lincoln, live to play in Edmond. You can reach Will (and he'd consider it a pleasure) at will.blanchard@oc.edu or 405.425.5115.