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Seven Steps to Setting Goals

By Rebekah Silverstein | Aug 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

1. Decide Think of something you want to do or work towards. It doesn’t matter what, as long as it’s something you want to do – ideally something you’re interested in or feel excited by. It should be something you want to do not something someone else wants you to do. It can be a…

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OIC’s Summer Graduates

By Rebekah Silverstein | Aug 17, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Congratulations Blair and Kaitlyn!                 OIC wants to applaud the Academic achievements of two strong women this week. Our afternoon class graduate Kaitlyn Sackett and evening class graduate Blair Lovejoy. They both passed the high school equivalency test and got that Diploma!   “The beautiful thing about learning is that no one…

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Welcome Back to School Everyone!

By Rebekah Silverstein | Aug 6, 2018 | 0 Comments
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OIC’s self-paced online GED program allows students access to customized learning tools and resources 24/7! OIC offers daytime and evening classes year round for adult students over the age of 16, who seek a High School degree. Diploma Prep 27/7 will allow students access to learning tools virtually from home or from a satellite location.…

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Ms. D’s Class Garden Poetry

By Rebekah Silverstein | Jul 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

Garden Time By Miranda Breger Oh, how I love getting dirty The mud on my hands when I plant I feel so relaxed when we plant the garden today How pretty everything is going to be When yall grow and then we can eat you for all the nutrients healthy nourishment you will give us in…

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OIC’s Garden is Popping!

By Rebekah Silverstein | Jul 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

OIC is in love with the bounty of summer! OIC early summer garden has provided fresh vegetables for healthy cooking demonstrations and enough food for students to take home to nourish their families. As the OKC heat index continues to rise OIC’s garden is popping off. Ripe sweet red tomatoes and cool crisp cucumbers are dancing…

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OIC’s Book Club

By Rebekah Silverstein | Jul 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

OIC’s Book Club Schedule of readings May-June: Life of Pi, by Yann Martel               July-August: Fantastic Beasts the Original Screenplay, by J.K Rowling             Aug-September: Howls Moving Castle, by Diana Wynne Jones.             October- November: The Absolutely True Diary…

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Learn Spanish this summer at OIC

By Rebekah Silverstein | Jun 27, 2018 | 4 Comments
Conversational Spanish Class Flyer

Conversational Spanish is the latest addition to OIC’s line up language programming for the summer of 2018. Conversational Spanish is offered in partnership with the Metro Technology Centers and Mt. Triumph Baptist Church. This 10-week Spanish language course is held at the OIC, 3033 North Walnut Street, Building East in Oklahoma City, just north of…

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OIC Unveils New Language & Citizenship Classes

By Rebekah Silverstein | Jun 13, 2018 | Comments Off on OIC Unveils New Language & Citizenship Classes

Opportunities Industrialization Center of Oklahoma County Inc. (OIC) is announcing three new classes in partnership with the Oklahoma Department of Libraries and Oklahoma City University:  Conversational English & Introduction to Citizenship and Coffee Chat Tuesdays. All classes are held at the OIC, 3033 North Walnut Street Building East in Oklahoma City, just north of the State…

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OIC Graduation and Bedlam BAR-B-Q Luncheon!

By Rebekah Silverstein | Apr 27, 2018 | Comments Off on OIC Graduation and Bedlam BAR-B-Q Luncheon!
Ms. D and Mr. Chris

What a beautiful spring day for a patio luncheon. We are so thankful to our hosts at Bedlam BAR-B-Q who graciously donated lunch to honor our 2018 OIC Graduates.   It takes hard work, dedication, and literally thousands of hours for adult learners to reach their life goals and graduate. This reality combined with the…

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OU Big Event

By Rebekah Silverstein | Apr 20, 2018 | Comments Off on OU Big Event

This weekend volunteers from The University of Oklahoma showed up big time!   The OU Inter-varsity Latino Fellowship volunteers worked really hard; painting parking lot stripes, preparing new garden areas and doing general spring cleaning tasks. OU WE LOVE YOU!   Not only did we get some much-needed help around the school, but OIC also…

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