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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 19, 2021

Poets Dinner honoring Joy Harjo raises money for literary arts outreach

Executive Chef of the Palace Café James Shrader (left) and United States Poet Laureate Joy Harjo.


Two Tulsa artists, United States Poet Laureate Joy Harjo and Executive Chef of the Palace Café James Shrader, are collaborating for the 2021 Poets Dinner benefiting the Center for Poets and Writers at OSU-Tulsa on Sept. 2 at 6 p.m. at American Solera. The fundraising event will feature a menu of five courses inspired by five poems.