Jul. 22, 2014 - 1:30PM
In an earlier post, I attempted to answer one of your top questions in the big, messy realm of funding priorities: “Where’s my passion project?”
Today—spurred on by the very good thoughts of my friend and Director of Alumni ...
Jul. 10, 2014 - 5:15PM
Today at lunch I had the pleasure of meeting Rob Hale. Rob and his wife, Karen (Killebrew ’82), are good friends of the University and current OC parents. I wasn’t expecting to meet Rob—I was just on a rush lunch to Jimmy Johns&...
Jul. 7, 2014 - 4:45PM
in Hardeman High-Definition Digital Projection
When it comes to campaign communication, most universities are pretty good at sharing how much is needed to complete a project (“the goal for this important effort is $XYZ”)…and not quite as good but still decent at sharing the ...
Jul. 3, 2014 - 9:15AM
[Warning: this opening’s on the edgy side, but if you’ll stick with me to the punch line, I promise you’ll be encouraged.]
Sometimes I get really frustrated with my alma mater. There are days that I grumpily stew on notions of slow,...
Jun. 30, 2014 - 12:30PM
in Das Millicanhaus
Grünentorgasse 30, 1090 Wien, Austria
If you’ve ever heard me tell the OC story, you’ve probably heard me say something like “OC is so much bigger than these 200 acres and the 2,500 some odd people who walk them each day.&rdquo...
Jun. 26, 2014 - 12:45PM
As we go about this Thrive adventure together, I really want to take you behind the scenes on our campaign process—from our fundraising plan, to project progress, to marketing and communication decisions, and more. I want you to get a sense of ...
About the Author
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 405.425.5115.