Greater Tulsa Reporter
Tulsa Teachers Credit Union began in 1934 as a way for teachers to help teachers. For that reason, “it’s a natural fit for us to offer financial literacy education,” says Donita Quesnel, TTCU vice president of marketing.Read More
Each year, the Tulsa Area Bioscience and Research Consortium (TABERC) selects exceptional students for its summer internship program to provide research opportunities for undergraduates who are interested in bioscience disciplines.Read More
A college degree is a valuable thing. It has the power to impact not just individuals but entire communities. That power of education is the very thing that makes Dr. Eloy Chavez, dean of the College of Extended Learning at Northeastern State University, passionate about his work. Chavez’s work focuses on increasing degrees among working adults.Read More
There was a full house in the state room on April 11 for the Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology’s second annual Alumni Homecoming Reception.Read More
HELMERICH CENTER LEADER: President of the University of Tulsa Steadman Upham, left, stands with Duane H. King, Ph.D., who was chosen in April to lead the University of Tulsa’s new Helmerich Center for American Research. King served as vice president for museum affairs and executive director of Gilcrease Museum for six years. The 25,000-square-foot Helmerich Center for American Research, located adjacent to Gilcrease, is nearing completion and scheduled to open this fall.Read More
The U.S. Business Group of Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF, TSX:SLF) today announced its Request For Applications for Sun Life Rising Star Awards grants from Tulsa/Oklahoma City Area nonprofit organizations that promote the academic achievement of under-served youth. Applications are available now at sunliferisingstar.com. The deadline for submissions is June 9.Read More
Tony and Emmy Award winning singer and actress Kristin Chenoweth returned to her hometown and alma mater to celebrate the recently-completed construction and renovations at Broken Arrow High School. The ribbon-cutting ceremony was held March 13.Read More
Three candidates for president of Tulsa Community College have been selected to visit and meet with employees, students and the public as part of the search to replace current President Thomas K. McKeon before his retirement June 30.Read More
Two students won first place division I category awards, two students won first place division II category awards, and four brought home division I second place category awards. An additional 16 special awards and scholarships were given to Cascia Hall students, and senior Gage Holleman was selected for the fourth consecutive year to attend the 2014 International Science and Engineering Fair in May in Los Angeles, Calif.Read More
TOUTING EDUCATION: On March 10, the University of Notre Dame’s Fight For Our Children’s Future national bus tour came to Tulsa. The tour is a cross-country, year-long effort to raise awareness for the profound impact education can make on a child’s life and to celebrate the unique role that Catholic schools play as agents of human formation and social transformation.Read More
Representatives from the SouthWestern Association were on the OSU Institute of Technology campus in Okmulgee for a ribbon cutting and dedication ceremony of the newly renovated space that houses the university’s Industrial and Farm Equipment Technology program.Read More
Miss Helen’s Private School in Tulsa is celebrating 60 years this year, with a host of activities to honor alumni, students and faculty to celebrate and honor the memory of the original “Miss Helen Wingo,” who founded the school in 1954. Today, her daughter-in-law Lynda Wingo administers the school and Lynda’s daughter Jayme Wingo-Martin works with her.Read More
Jenks Middle School Principal Rob Miller has been named the 2015 Oklahoma Middle School Principal of the Year.
Miller began his journey in education after spending 10 years in the Marines.
His father’s years in the military and the reputation of the Marines were all the reason Miller needed to join the ranks.
“If you really love something, you need to do it the best you can, every day,” says Alice Gorbet, Teacher of the Year at Bixby’s Central Intermediate. “That way you can be proud of who you are and what you’ve done.”Read More
Jennifer Freeman remembers thinking, “teachers are amazing people” as she grew up. “I want to be that for someone else,” says the Jenks Alternative Center (JAC) Teacher of the Year.Read More