Alumni Services

HOMECOMING

Planned by the Office of Alumni Relations, Homecoming is a perfect time for you to reunite with classmates. We hope you’ll come back each year. Homecoming 2012 will be November 2-3.

ALUMNI DISCOUNT PROGRAM

Each alum will receive a personalized discount card good anytime on campus for these discounts for each cardholder.

OC Home Basketball Games 50%

OC Theater Productions 50%

Campus Bookstore 10%

Campus Dining 10-50%

(Some restrictions apply)

LEGACY PROGRAM

The Alumni Office would like to recognize your children at key times in their development with these gifts. Be sure to help us keep your records complete and up-to-date.

Birth – Lil’ Eagle toddler shirt – Sent when you notify our office about your child’s birth.

Start of School – OC Eagle backsack – We will scan our records in mid-summer for alumni children with birthdates that make them 5-6 years old.

Age of "Mobility"– Eagle lanyard and keychain – We will scan our records monthly for alumni children with birthdates that make them 15-16 years old.

To check and update your records, please go to www.oc.edu/alumni and click on Eagle Connect.

ALUMNI JOB NETWORK

The projected date for launching this program is Fall 2012. This project will be a cooperative effort with OC’s Office of Career Services. The intent is to serve new graduates and other alumni by connecting them with alumni professionals and giving them job leads available in their desired geographical areas.

ALUMNI FINDER ASSISTANCE

The Alumni Relations office will be happy to assist you in locating classmates from your days at OC. We cannot release any general lists (i.e. cities, states, etc.), but if you have classmates you’re looking to reconnect with, we’d be glad to help.

ALUMNI EMAIL

As an OC alum, you can request a permanent OC alumni email account. Go to www.oc.edu/alumni and click on the link that says ‘Permanent Email’ to request your OC email acccount.

EAGLE EXCERPTS

Monthly online newsletter with recent stories and events relative to each month’s issue. Contact dana.holley@oc.edu to sign up to receive Eagle Excerpts.

VISION MAGAZINE

We publish this alumni magazine 2-3 times per year.

ATLA RELIGION DATABASE

To support the university’s mission of “transforming lives for Christian faith, leadership, and service” beyond a student’s time at OC, the Beam Library and the College of Biblical Studies offer alumni access to the ATLA Religion Database. ATLA is the premier online index to journal articles, book reviews, and book chapters in all fields of religion. It also has almost 300,000 journal articles in full text. To access ATLA, you must be a registered user on Eagle Connect 2.0 (http://connect.oc.edu). For more information, contact tamie.willis@oc.edu or chris.rosser@oc.edu.

NATIONAL ALUMNI COUNCIL

The NAC is a select group of alumni from various eras and geographic locations that meets twice a year. A current list of NAC members and their contact information is available at www.oc.edu/alumni (click on the NAC tab). Feel free to contact them with questions, concerns, or ideas pertaining to OC Alumni. 

ALUMNI CHAPTERS

With chapters in North Texas, Oklahoma City and Tulsa, we expect more alumni chapters to be developed in the near future. The objective of these chapters is to unify local alumni to advance the work of Oklahoma Christian in their areas of the country. To check on starting a chapter in your community, contact Bob Lashley at 405.425.5110.

SENIOR SENDOFF

This program’s activities, funded by interested alumni at no cost to graduating seniors, may include: dinner and an Oklahoma City Thunder basketball game, exclusive and unlimited use of an entertainment facility like Celebration Station, Dave & Busters, or Frontier City, or dinner and a movie. A senior student committee helps choose the activities.

WHAT YOU CAN DO!

Keep your information up to date with any changes by going to http://connect.oc.edu and joining Eagle Connect 2.0. 

By doing so, you can update your records to continue receiving information about your alma mater and all of the programs listed in this brochure, plus search for your friends and classmates who are also on that site.

Watch for and join in alumni gatherings and activities in your area. Many cities host recruiting/alumni gatherings in alumni homes (Road Shows), summer sendoffs for OC students (Eagle Exits), and tailgate parties for away athletic games. Watch for info on each year’s Homecoming activities as well.

Consider helping us financially when you can, in order to pass on to current students the generosity that many passed on to us during our OC years. Even a few dollars a month by a large number of people can make a big difference. To find out how to get started, contact us at 405.425.5110.

For more information, contact:

405.425.5110   alumni@oc.edu   www.oc.edu/alumni



Spring 2012

View more stories from the Spring 2012 issue of Vision magazine.