OSU-Tulsa initiatives designed to keep kids engaged for the summer
Oklahoma State University-Tulsa is hosting several initiatives to help students across Tulsa keep their minds active and involved over the summer. These programs are part of OSU-Tulsa’s commitment to service and community engagement.
Project Progress through Promotion (P3)
The Project Progress through Promotion (P3) is a free Saturday school program from the Institute for Developing Communities, The Opportunity Project and 100 Black Men in Tulsa for students in grades 8 – 12. The school is designed to help students with English, Math and Science and to support those with missing credits. Two separate sessions meet on the OSU-Tulsa campus every Saturday through July 31. The project is also supported in part by the OSU Division of Institutional Diversity. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 918-401-0534.
Get Lit! Opal's Greenwood Oasis
The whole family can enjoy a free, outdoor literacy event at OSU-Tulsa on June 12 near the Ellis Walker Woods Memorial. Kids can enjoy a scavenger hunt, live DJ and food trucks from 4 to 6 p.m., then experience a live reading of “Opal’s Greenwood Oasis” from the author, Quraysh Ali Lansana at 7 p.m. Anyone can show up and enjoy the activities, but the first 50 to register will get free food vouchers. Email email@example.com or call 918-594-8318.
Black Wall Street: The Next Generation
Black Wall Street: The Next Generation is a youth entrepreneurship program from the Latimer-Cooksey Arts and Cultural Foundation designed to develop and enhance leadership skills in grade 7 - 11 students. Participants will ignite the spirit of Black Wall Street on the OSU-Tulsa campus by learning basic economic concepts, basic business practices and developing the skills they need to start their own business. By the end of the project, students will create a product to sell at Tulsa’s annual Juneteenth celebration. The course runs June 14 - 19 for a cost of $100. For more information, call 918-794-7800 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or register online.
OSU-Tulsa Summer STEM Program with STEMFORCE
OSU-Tulsa is partnering with STEMFORCE to present a free, four-day interactive workshop to inspire middle and high school students to learn about Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. Participants in the program will build a small refrigerator. The workshop will be in-person at OSU-Tulsa on July 12 - 15 from 8:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. each day. Contact Alnetta Morris at email@example.com or 918-594-8305 for more information, or register now online.
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