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Chris Vincent Hired as New Women’s Basketball Coach

LANGSTON, Okla. - Langston University Director of Athletics Donnita Rogers is pleased to announce the appointment of Chris Vincent as the head women’s basketball coach for the Langston University Lady Lions. “Coach (Chris) Vincent was a standout candidate during our rigorous interview process. Out of 54 applicants he blew our focus committees away with his attention to detail, preparation and ...
Published 06/06/2024 READ MORE
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Jazmine Washington hired as new Lady Lions Volleyball head coach

LANGSTON, Okla. – Langston University Athletics is pleased to announce Jazmine Washington as the head volleyball coach for the Langston University Lady Lions. “We are excited to announce and welcome Jazmine Washington, our new head volleyball coach at Langston University,” said Director of Athletics Donnita Rogers. “Coach Washington’s energy and passion for the game of volleyball are sure to be ...
Published 06/05/2024 READ MORE

Photos: Wm Conrad Veterans Memorial Gardens’ Memorial Day Celebration 2024

The Town of Langston-based Wm Conrad Veterans Memorial Gardens held its annual Memorial Day Remembrance Program on May 27. The program had an intentional focus on veterans who were/are Prisoners of War and those who remain Missing in Action. The remembrance was also intentionally focused on military personnel who have died in the last several years or months. Many attended ...
Published 05/31/2024 READ MORE
Soli Pannell (left) and Asher Bellavigna flash the L's Up while wearing their nursing scrubs and standing in front of an LU backdrop.

Nursing Students Save Man’s Life During Spring Break

by Jet Turner and Ellie Melero The sound of running water and chittering animals filled the late March air as the river cut its way around rocks, whisking up droplets of water that splashed the faces of the four Langston University students who had come to the Blue River for spring break. Asher Bellavigna, Jalani Doolin, Mykah Sellers and Soli ...
Published 05/22/2024 READ MORE
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Langston University Awarded U.S. Department of Education-Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Services Grant Totaling $1.25 Million to Prepare Personnel to Serve School-Age Children with Mental Disabilities

OKLAHOMA CITY––Langston University, Oklahoma’s only historically Black college or university, has been awarded a $1.25 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Servies (OSERS) to establish a new specialized course of study to prepare personnel to serve school-age children with mental disabilities. The grant, which will total $1.25 million over five years, will ...
Published 05/21/2024 READ MORE
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Langston University urban campuses to commemorate 45 years with celebratory luncheons

Purchase Tickets for the LU-Oklahoma City Luncheon Purchase Tickets for the LU-Tulsa Luncheon The Langston University urban campuses located in Oklahoma City and Tulsa will commemorate their 45-year anniversaries this June with celebratory luncheons. These celebrations will honor the hard work done by the faculty, staff and site administrators at these campuses to provide quality educational opportunities for students in ...
Published 05/20/2024 READ MORE
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