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Published: Friday, October 29, 2021

“¡Sí Se Puede!” event offers bilingual forum to answer college questions

Dr. Claudia Maldonado-Otto moderates the ¡Sí Se Puede! conversation.

Published: Tuesday, October 26, 2021

McLain High School students explore post-graduation options at OSU-Tulsa pre-collegiate conference

Around 130 McLain High School students ranging from grades 9 to 12 came to Oklahoma State University-Tulsa for a pre-collegiate conference hosted on Oct. 22.

Students attended a variety of sessions of their choice designed to teach important skills for succeeding after high school. Session subjects included College Basics, First Generation Experience (with sessions in either English or Spanish), Greek Life, Social Media and Self-Compassion.

Published: Friday, October 22, 2021

Fifth annual Writers on Greenwood brings trailblazing poets to historic district

The Center for Poets and Writers at OSU-Tulsa is celebrating its fifth annual Writers on Greenwood event Nov. 4, 2021 with poets Clemonce Heard and Tyehimba Jess.

At 5 p.m., Jess will lead a craft talk for writers. At 7:30 p.m., both poets will present a reading and conversation followed by a book signing with Fulton Street Books in the OSU-Tulsa auditorium.

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.