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Director Advancement Svcs

University of Central Oklahoma (405) 974-3152 Office for Advancement EVH 105 , Box 133


Tina Sorick is the Director of Advancement Services for UCO's Office for Advancement. She started her career in higher education 16 years ago at Bacone College in Muskogee, Oklahoma, and later began her career in non-profit fundraising at Northeastern State University's Foundation.  Although she is a proud alumna of NSU, Tina has a balanced mixture of NSU green and UCO bronze and blue in her heart. She resides in Edmond with her 7-year-old son, Lukas.

Tina oversees the maintenance of UCO's alumni and friends database, acknowledgement to all the UCO Foundation’s generous donors, and she also keeps the Office for Advancement in compliance with donor and nonprofit regulations.  She oversees the maintenance of the prospect module within the database as well as all data and statistical reports that are presented by the Office for Advancement. Onboarding new employees in regards to database training is also an aspect of this position as well as maintenance of database training documents and forms.

Education and Certifications

Master of Arts in English, Northeastern State University 2004

Bachelor of Arts in English, Northeastern State University 2003

Grades 6-12 English Teaching Certification

Professional and Community Involvement

Graduate of Leadership Tahlequah Class XIII 

Graduate of UCO's Management Development Program

Member of UCO's Young Professional Group

Member of CASE and AFP

Honors and Awards

Named one of the Top 20 Under 40 by Edmond Sun and the Edmond Business Times Magazine-2019

CASE Bronze Award for Annual Giving Program-2012

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