News & Updates
Friday, May 28, 2021
The 2021 Legislative Session adjourned Sine Die on May 27. When the session began on Feb. 1, the state was facing grim uncertainty as the COVID-19 pandemic continued to threaten lives and the economy. As recently as December 2020, the projected state budget numbers were ominous. However, substantial monthly increases in economic activity combined with a
Wednesday, May 26, 2021
Paycom Software, Inc., (NYSE:PAYC), a leading provider of comprehensive, cloud-based human capital management software, presented a $30,000 check to Water4, an Oklahoma City-based international nonprofit dedicated to eradicating the world's water crisis through local, missional businesses. With this donation, Water4 will be able to provide sustainable water to more than 1,100 people and create over 500 jobs.
Tuesday, May 25, 2021
Greater OKC Chamber member Dell Technologies in Oklahoma City focuses on bringing the best talent possible to provide technology support and solutions for clients around the globe. One source of that talent? The Dell Scholar Apprentice Program.
If you haven’t thought of apprenticeships as a workforce development tool, you’re not alone. Although
Monday, May 24, 2021
Delta Dental of Oklahoma, the state’s leading dental benefits provider, today announced Lan Miller has been named chief sales officer. Miller has served Delta Dental of Oklahoma for nearly 20 years and assumes the title of chief sales officer after serving as the vice president of sales for seven years.
Thursday, May 20, 2021
Developers for The Nova, a mixed-use project in Automobile Alley, have submitted plans to the Downtown Design Review Committee to redevelop three total buildings with frontages on NW 6th and NW 7th Streets directly adjacent to the BNSF railroad tracks. The 66,000-square-foot plan will restore the historic Chevrolet Motor Company Building and adjacent
Wednesday, May 19, 2021
This week, OG&E recognized three high school seniors as its 2021 OG&E Positive Energy Scholars. Each Positive Energy Scholar will receive $15,000 per year, which is renewable annually for up to four years, or a total of $60,000 to cover tuition, books, fees and on-campus room and board.
Monday, May 17, 2021
If you have driven along Interstate-44 just south of Will Rogers World Airport recently, you cannot help but notice Amazon’s new fulfillment center expansion going up just north of their current facility that opened in 2019. When it opens later this year, the new facility should nearly double Amazon’s warehouse space here to 1.6 million square
Friday, May 14, 2021
"From Statehood to the Suburbs," a new three-part online docuseries featuring Dr. Bob Blackburn that tells the fascinating story of the boom, bust and resurgence of Oklahoma City and her neighborhoods, will stream at 7 p.m. on three consecutive nights beginning Monday, May 17th through Wednesday, May 19th.
Told by OKC’s own local historian, Dr. Bob