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OIC’s Garden is Popping!

By Staff | Jul 19, 2018 | Comments Off on OIC’s Garden is Popping!

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 Staff | Jul 13, 2018 | Comments Off on OIC’s Book Club

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 Staff | 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 Staff | 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 Staff | 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 Staff | 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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OIC supports OKC Teachers!

By Staff | Apr 9, 2018 | 1 Comment

OIC Walked down to the capitol to show support for education and teachers! Our walk was relatively short, compared to a number of schools who participated in the statewide walkout, some schools walked from Tulsa, OK. to stand by OK. teachers. Ms. Deveryle’s class discussed the word “advocacy” in their weekly vocabulary lesson during the daytime GED…

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Teacher Pay and the Bigger Picture

By DesJean Jones | Apr 2, 2018 | Comments Off on Teacher Pay and the Bigger Picture

Today, as teachers throughout Oklahoma march on the State Capital, the debate continues as to whether or not teacher pay should be increased…how much is enough versus more than enough…and what about the children–aren’t the teachers concerned about this children missing school?? As an educator, I am confused by those who would resist and argue…

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TOP Ladies of Distinction Inc. Annual Spring Clothing Closet is open to shop!

By Staff | Mar 28, 2018 | 1 Comment
clothing closet

TOP Ladies of Distinction Inc. (TLOD) is a professional humanitarian organization, they have a chapter located in Oklahoma City. I was fortunate to speak with our local chapter president, Lady Anne Allen about the inspiring work that TOP ladies do for our community. Mrs. Allen has been a Top Lady for 10 years and has…

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Spring Awakening OIC Welcomes New Teachers

By Staff | Mar 22, 2018 | 1 Comment

Spring is all about rebirth, regrowth, and new beginnings. Spring is a season of change, and just like the tulips and daffodils are waking from the long winter, the OIC’s family welcomes new teachers and courses. We are grateful for the innovation and hope that our new teachers will create at the OIC. Will you…

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