University of Central Oklahoma - Edmond, OK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Max and 99
N 35° 39.188 W 097° 28.479
14S E 638080 N 3946548
Quick Description: Flag for the University of Central Oklahoma, founded in 1890
Location: Oklahoma, United States
Date Posted: 7/11/2010 5:14:00 PM
Waymark Code: WM9810
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions
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Long Description:
The UCO flag is part of a flag plaza located on the southwest corner of campus, in a beautifully landscaped area with the University sign.
The school colors are bronze and blue, and therefore the flag is blue, with bronze U-C-O letters.

UCO is a beautiful campus in Edmond, OK (on the north end of OKC). It is located on 2nd street, between Bryant Ave. and Boulevard. In addition to the typical college sports, they also now have a women's rowing crew. Yes, a rowing crew smack dab in the middle of Oklahoma!
It's a 210 acre campus, and Oklahoma's oldest institute of higher learning. There are currently 112 majors, and a top-notch forensic science program. The US FBI's 2007 report ranked Edmond the 12th safest city in the country among cities with a population of more than 75,000.
The UCO departments and students are very involved in community outreach to provide a link to the residents of Edmond and the UCO campus.

Text on plaque at flag plaza:

Flags embody the essence of patriotism, serve as a beacon of hope, and a reminder of our history.

The flags of the United States of America, the Great State of Oklahoma, the City of Edmond, Oklahoma, and the University of Central Oklahoma are displayed at this entrance to the UCO campus to symbolically identify the public support of this institution of higher education by the community, state, and nation.

The University family gratefully acknowledges the gift of the Philip Parduhn family and Pelco Products Inc. The effort of public spirited individuals, companies, and groups is indispensable in providing enrichment to the University setting and tangible support to the student body.

Keep all of the flags flying!

The link below will give some more interesting facts about UCO.
Name of Organization: University of Central Oklahoma

Type of Organization: School/Educational Organization

Type of Mounting: Free Standing Flagpole

Location: Corner of 2nd and University Dr. on the far SW corner of campus

Relevant Web Site (Optional): [Web Link]

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