April 18, 2019 - The Cristo Rey Network announced Oklahoma City University as the organization's newest University Partner. Oklahoma City University joins University Partners across the country that demonstrate an informed appreciation of the promise and potential of Cristo Rey graduates and a commitment to recruiting, supporting, and graduating economically-disadvantaged students.
"We are pleased to welcome Oklahoma City University into our thriving community of four-year college partners dedicated to Cristo Rey Network students' financial, academic, and socio-emotional success," said Cristo Rey Network Director of College Initiatives Stephanie Arias. "United by the same goal of increasing college completion rates for students of all backgrounds, we are thrilled that this partnership will provide our graduates with another key opportunity for continued progress and learning.
Oklahoma City University is a coeducational, urban private university located in Oklahoma City. The university is affiliated with the United Methodist Church and offers a wide variety of degrees in the liberal arts, fine arts, sciences and business.
"We are so pleased to serve as a supporting university partner for the Cristo Rey Network," said OCU President Martha Burger. "OCU and Cristo Rey share the values of rigorous scholarship and servant leadership. We look forward to this partnership and supporting the education of some of the best and brightest leaders of tomorrow."
About Oklahoma City University:
Founded in 1904, Oklahoma City University is a non-profit, comprehensive, private United Methodist university that is consistently ranked among the best in its category. OCU students pursue academic excellence through a rigorous liberal arts and sciences core curriculum that focuses on their intellectual, moral, and spiritual development. For more information, visit www.okcu.edu.