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Published: Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Center for Poets and Writers at OSU-Tulsa offers spring writing workshops

Spring 2019 Workshop Series

 

From filmmaking to hip-hop poetry, several award-winning Oklahoma writers will be leading noncredit workshops this spring designed to help writers of all levels flex their creative muscles.

Workshops include:

 

So You Want to Make a Movie?

Published: Tuesday, December 11, 2018

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.

Published: Monday, November 26, 2018

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.

Published: Wednesday, November 14, 2018

OSU-Tulsa joins state initiative to help adults complete their degrees

OSU-Tulsa will participate in Reach Higher: DirectComplete, a state effort launched Wednesday to help adult students complete their college degree.

The adult degree completion program connects state workforce development needs with degree programs at Oklahoma’s colleges and universities. A grant from Lumina Foundation is providing more than $777,000 over a three-year period to support the program.

Published: Monday, October 29, 2018

Graduate student spearheads OSU-Tulsa’s move to zero-landfill status

Graduate student Lauren Branum fills a reusable water bottle to help reduce waste at the OSU-Tulsa campus.

OSU-Tulsa graduate student Lauren Branum outside Tulsa's Covanta facility.

Graduate student Lauren Branum has been “talking trash” for months, but it’s a good thing because the result will be a cleaner and greener Oklahoma State University-Tulsa campus.

Published: Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Orange Pride: Kathy Williams

As a high-school dropout who started college at age 30 and now has bachelor’s and master’s degrees, Kathy Williams has an edge when it comes to recruiting students to OSU-Tulsa.

“I can relate to nontraditional students because I was one,” she said. “I know how important education is. It’s something nobody can ever take from you.”

Published: Monday, October 15, 2018

Memorial for first Booker T. Washington High principal closer to realization

Ron Bussert, OSU-Tulsa vice president for administration and finance, left, Captola Dunn and her son, Malcolm Dunn, co-chairs of the Ellis Walker Woods Memorial Committee, state Sen. Kevin L. Matthews, Jay Helm, chairman of the University Center at Tulsa Authority Board of Trustees, state Rep. Regina Goodwin and Tulsa city councilor Vanessa Hall-Harper break ground on Monday for the Ellis Walker Woods Memorial.

Published: Friday, October 5, 2018

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.

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