Member News

OG&E awards $175,000 to Urban League in partnership to increase diversity in energy workforce

Thursday, May 13, 2021

As a part of OG&E's mission to give back to the communities it serves, the utility’s foundation, OGE Energy Corp. Foundation, Inc., awarded $175,000 to the Urban League of Greater Oklahoma City to increase access for young adults to enter the energy industry. Those present at the check presentation include (left to right) Andrea Dennis, OG&E vice president of transmission & distribution operations; Nicole Rhodes, OG&E director of construction services; Dr. Valerie Thompson, Urban League of Greater Oklahoma City president and CEO; Donnie Jones, OG&E vice president of utility operations; Scott Briggs, OG&E vice president of human resources; Lonnetta Smith, Urban League of Greater Oklahoma City vice president of programs; and Rose Royal, OG&E director ethics, equity & inclusion.

Marian University Launches Accelerated Nursing Progam in OKC

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

Marian University launched their third Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN) program site in OKC in January of 2021, in addition to sites located in Indianapolis, IN and Nashville, TN. This second-degree, 16-month program allows students to earn their BSN by leveraging their first bachelor's degree in a non-nursing field. The OKC program was recently featured on KOCO News 5.

https://www.koco.com/article/universitys-accelerated-online-program-aims-to-train-more-nurses-to-meet-oklahomas-shortage/36137966#

Commerce Bank Launches First-Ever Online Art Exhibition Supporting Oklahoma City Community, Local Artist

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

Commerce Bank has launched What Matters Most, a community-based, commissioned art project and online exhibition, one year following the World Health Organization’s (WHO) declaration of the Covid-19 global pandemic. In its inaugural year, What Matters Most sought to inspire joy and creativity following a year marked with extraordinary changes,

OG&E announces 5-megawatt solar expansion at Choctaw Nation/OG&E Solar Energy Center in Durant, Oklahoma

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Oklahoma Gas and Electric (OG&E), a subsidiary of Oklahoma City-based OGE Energy Corp. (NYSE: OGE), announced today that it will expand its Choctaw Nation/OG&E Solar Energy Center in Durant, Oklahoma by an additional 5-megawatts (MW), bringing the total solar capacity to 10 MW. OG&E will construct, own and operate the additional 5MW expansion, which is expected to come online by the end of 2021.

Oklahoman Career Fair

Tuesday, April 6, 2021

The Oklahoman is hosting their annual Spring Career Fair on May 19th. Make sure and be a part of it.

Freese and Nichols moves to larger OKC office for growing local presence

Thursday, March 4, 2021

Freese and Nichols, Inc., has moved its Oklahoma City office to strategically located CrossRock Place to accommodate our growing team dedicated to serving the city and communities across the state. The new address is: 3600 NW 138th Street, Suite 202 Oklahoma City, OK 73134 The office is easily accessible near the intersection of State Highway 74 and

SpringboardVR founders launch enterprise-focused company ArborXR following sale of VR arcade management platform to Vertigo Games

Wednesday, February 3, 2021

Oklahoma-based tech founders announced today the launch of ArborXR, a new enterprise-focused company emerging from the sale of SpringboardVR, a leading provider of VR venue management software and the largest content marketplace for location-based entertainment (LBE), to Vertigo Games, the multi-platform VR publisher and developer best known for “Arizona Sunshine”.

OG&E reads to 2,200 students for Martin Luther King Week of Service

Monday, January 18, 2021

In celebration of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., OG&E employees are participating in a dedicated week of service. Beginning today and for the rest of the week, OG&E employees will virtually join 116 first grade classrooms in 62 schools across the communities they serve in Oklahoma and Arkansas.