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OSU-Tulsa faculty honored at University Awards Convocation

OSU-Tulsa Provost Pamela Fry presents Tara Urich the OSU Excellence in Teaching Award for Adjunct Faculty

Dr. Tonya Hammer, associate professor in counseling and counseling psychology, center, was presented the 2018 Distinguished Early Career Faculty Award by OSU President Burns Hargis and Dr. Mindy McCann, OSU Faculty Council chair and professor of statistics.

OSU-Tulsa graduate lauded as ‘Rising Star’ for making a difference in young lives

Tim Gowin

As a youth pastor for many years, Tim Gowin has always enjoyed working with teens and young adults.

When he and his family moved to Tulsa 12 years ago, his youth pastor experience landed him a position as Street Outreach Specialist with Youth Services of Tulsa. But he soon discovered that his associate’s degree in Biblical studies from a small private school wouldn’t help him reach a leadership role at a nonprofit organization.

Oklahoma’s University for Parents launches 2018-19 slate of workshops

In its second year of helping parents and children strengthen their relationships, Oklahoma’s University for Parents (OK-UP) is offering a full schedule of free parenting workshops and provider training events beginning Oct. 9.

OSU-Tulsa faculty established the statewide initiative last year to help Oklahomans strengthen parent-child relationships and build positive parenting skills.

OSU-Tulsa graduate leads local charge against bullying

Steve Hahn

OSU-Tulsa alumnus Steve Hahn has dedicated himself to dispelling the myth that bullying is just part of being a kid.

As community education manager at The Parent Child Center of Tulsa, Hahn said he saw the long-term consequences of bullying and felt the need to do something about it.

Graduate student works to foster community action on north Tulsa health disparities

Patrick Grayshaw in the Greenwood Historical District


OSU-Tulsa student Patrick Grayshaw has been drawn to the idea of community engagement since high school and now he wants to make a career of it.

“My social studies class is where I learned about community engagement. I never left it really,” he said. “It’s almost like it’s just my default.”

HDFS doctoral student nationally recognized for leadership, community service

OSU-Tulsa doctoral student Zach Giano is the recipient of a National Council on Family Relations Honors Student Recognition Award for spring 2018.

Zach Giano, an OSU-Tulsa doctoral student in human development and family science, recently received a National Council on Family Relations Honors Student Recognition Award for spring 2018.