Skip Navigation

community engagement

Published: Friday, August 20, 2021

“Back to School Bash” drive-thru event serves free school supplies to hundreds of families

OSU-Tulsa community engagement specialist Alnetta Morris, center, was the key organizer for the event.


Oklahoma State University-Tulsa helped 443 Tulsa-area families of pre-kindergarten through 12th grade students prepare for school in a “drive-thru” Back to School Bash during the first week of classes.

The line of cars at the event crowded beyond OSU-Tulsa’s Parking Lot A, spilling onto Greenwood Avenue.

Published: Thursday, August 5, 2021

Bench honoring Black educators installed in OSU-Tulsa’s Reflection Garden

Plaques like this one detail the Bench on the Road initiative and the legacy of some Booker T. Washington High School graduates.

The "Bench by the Road" at the OSU-Tulsa Reflection Garden is unveiled by Toni Morrison Society founder and board chair Carolyn Denard (left) and Lynn Simpson, a Toni Morrison Society officer.

Published: Friday, May 28, 2021

OSU-Tulsa initiatives designed to keep kids engaged for the summer

Opal's Greenwood Oasis will be read by author Quraysh Ali Lansana at the Get Lit! event on June 12.

Students work on a project in Main Hall for the 2016 Engineering Design Challenge.


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)

Published: Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Sunrise Vigil at OSU-Tulsa to commemorate 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre

Black Settlers in Tulsa: The Search for the Promised Land shown in its new location in the public gallery outside the B.S. Roberts Room in the OSU-Tulsa Conference Center.

The Ellis Walker Woods Memorial at sunrise

Published: Monday, May 24, 2021

Alnetta Morris: Planting Seeds to Grow Community

If you know Oklahoma State University-Tulsa’s Alnetta Morris, you know her new job is a perfect fit.

As a community engagement specialist, Morris creates and leads programs and initiatives to help OSU-Tulsa invest in the lives, businesses and organizations of north Tulsa and beyond. It’s a community Morris is well familiar with.

“It’s just a blessing to be selected for this role,” Morris said. “This is where I began.”