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Published: Wednesday, June 10, 2020

OSU-Tulsa researcher recognized by Department of Defense

Dr. Raman Singh (right) stands by equipment and materials in one of the HRC labs.

Published: Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Community Elders Share Valuable Insight in Black Wall Street History Class

The Ellis Walker Woods Memorial honors the first principal of Tulsa's Booker T. Washington High School.

Black Wall Street History course instructor Quraysh Ali Lansana.

When Oklahoma State University-Tulsa’s Black Wall Street History course launched in August, instructor Quraysh Ali Lansana didn’t anticipate the majority of his students would have a direct connection to that history.

Published: Tuesday, May 26, 2020

OSU-Tulsa Student Union Work Begins

Preliminary concept rendering of the OSU-Tulsa Student Union.

Construction has begun on a new Student Union space on the first floor of North Hall thanks to several generous private donations.

Published: Tuesday, May 5, 2020

Building a foundation for the future

Even while employed full-time, raising her daughters and working through a language barrier, Bessy Valera accomplished her goal to earn a bachelor's degree.

Earning a bachelor’s degree can be challenging for any student. But Bessy Valera faced more hurdles than most.

“Growing up in Peru, my mother made sure I knew the importance of education,” said Valera, a recent Oklahoma State University-Tulsa graduate. “Unfortunately, higher education in Peru was completely unaffordable.”

Valera moved to the United States in 1996. Despite the difficulties that came with a language barrier, she found a career and settled in.

Published: Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Longtime OSU-Tulsa adviser steps into new role as director of academic advising

Beverly Morris has been named Oklahoma State University-Tulsa’s director of academic advising.

“I think in some ways I've been a leader on the team,” said Morris, an OSU-Tulsa adviser for the past 20 years. “I have just been here for a while and learned a lot. Now I’m trying to find a way to take that experience and do what we do better.”

Published: Monday, April 13, 2020

OSU-Tulsa offering additional assistance to students through Emergency Aid Scholarship

The OSU-Tulsa Emergency Aid Scholarship Program helps students take care of unexpected expense so they can focus on their education.

Imagine this: You’re working two jobs to support yourself and your family and attending OSU-Tulsa to advance your career – but then your car breaks down. The repair bill is more than you can afford. You can pick up extra shifts to pay the bill, but you will have to drop a class, delaying your path to graduation.

Published: Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Orange Pride: Linda Raska

Linda Raska isn’t used to the spotlight.

“I don’t like too much attention drawn to me,” she said. “When I found out I won this award, I was honored – but surprised.”

As a Faculty Support Services administrative assistant, it’s her job to make sure both resident OSU-Tulsa faculty and commuting faculty from OSU-Stillwater have everything they need to accomplish their tasks and duties.

Published: Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Conversations Fostered Through New Endowment in Trailblazer’s Honor

Dr. Hongyu Wang (pictured) organized the fund in honor of Dr. William Pinar. She's an OSU-Tulsa President's Outstanding Teaching Award recipient for her research and teaching on curriculum theory.

A new endowment in honor of Dr. William Pinar, an internationally leading curriculum scholar, will foster conversations at Oklahoma State University-Tulsa and Stillwater around the role of curriculum studies in education. 

Published: Monday, March 2, 2020

Tulsa LitFest 2020 Draws Local Authors, Publishers and Businesses to Four Day Free Literature Festival

The Center for Poets and Writers at OSU-Tulsa, Magic City Books and PEN America announce the third annual Tulsa LitFest is set for April 16-19, 2020 at locations across downtown Tulsa. This year’s festival includes author talks, craft talks, writing workshops, a small press book fair, a poetry slam and more. All events are free and open to the public.

Published: Friday, February 28, 2020

OSU Center for Family Resilience at OSU-Tulsa hosts free Community Conversation

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