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Scholarships to Success Awards Students

The Tulsa-based Scholarships to Success Entrepreneurship program was established in 2012 to help high school seniors who are operating existing businesses. The program, which provides $1,000 awards to the students, was created by a group of small business owners from Tulsa (Larry Mocha, Lynda Wingo and Jerry Holder) in conjunction with the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) and the Lobeck Taylor Family Foundation.

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OSUIT Receives $4.4 Million in Grants

Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology received two different grants totaling $4.4 million from the U.S. Department of Labor as part of $474.5 million in grants to community colleges and universities around the country. OSUIT’s funds will help further the Career Pathways for Adult Workers project through an advanced manufacturing grant and OSUIT’s Orthotic and Prosthetic program through a consortium grant with five other colleges. OSUIT was the only institution in Oklahoma to be awarded money from these federal grants.

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TU for the Holidays

COLORFUL CAMPUS: The University of Tulsa held its annual Night Light at TU holiday lighting event on Nov. 19 to begin the holiday season. The campus was lit with thousands of festive blue lights as guests enjoyed carols, music from the TU marching band, prizes, hot chocolate and treats from Ann’s Bakery.

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TCC Names Search Committee for New President

Tulsa Community College Board of Regents today voted to authorize the hiring of a search consultant for a new president to succeed current President Thomas K. McKeon when he retires July 1, 2014. The Regents also named the members of the Presidential Search Committee who will take part in the nationwide search and selection process.

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PSO Presents $260,000 Check to OSU-Tulsa

Public Service Company of Oklahoma presented Oklahoma State University-Tulsa with a $260,134 incentive check for efforts to reduce energy usage on campus during a special ceremony on Tuesday at OSU-Tulsa. The rebate is the largest ever awarded through an energy efficiency program supported by PSO.

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Kathy Taylor Inducted Into OU Law Hall of Fame

Tulsan Kathy Taylor was among four outstanding Oklahoma lawyers honored by the University of Oklahoma College of Law at a dinner Oct. 30. The four were inducted into the Order of the Owl Hall of Fame, which pays tribute to OU law graduates who demonstrate leadership and service through outstanding accomplishments in their legal careers.

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Spartan College of Aeronautics Hosts Open House

FLYING HIGH: Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology held a recent open house at the Jones Riverside Airport in Jenks. In attendance were Damon Bowling, director of advertising and marketing for Spartan, Barbara Bartels, Mac Mullings, radio personality with Rock 103.3, James Marek and Nina Sangh. At right, individuals train in a flight simulator. Spartan has been training pilots and aviation technicians since 1928.

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Professor Uses Experience, Research to Affect Others

By EMILY RAMSEY

As industries evolve so must the classes and degree programs that prepare students to enter the workforce.

Oklahoma State University’s School of Journalism is one such example. In 2010, it was renamed the School for Media and Strategic Communications. The name indicated a change in the focus of the program, “giving students a wider, more integrated curriculum,” says OSU-Tulsa Professor Dr. Jami Fullerton, “helping them learn how to go across platforms, such as shooting video for the web, uploading videos, and writing for print and broadcast.”

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Transfer Day Offers Students Easy Transition

Oklahoma State University-Tulsa will host Transfer Day on Monday, Nov. 11 and Tuesday, Dec. 17. Transfer Day offers new students the opportunity to complete admission, apply for financial aid and enroll for Spring 2014 classes.

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TCC President McKeon Announces Retirement

Thomas K. McKeon, the third president in the history of Tulsa Community College, recently announced he will retire July 1, 2014.

McKeon was named president in July 2004 and will have served as president for 10 years upon his effective retirement as a 33-year employee of Tulsa Community College. Beginning his career in higher education at then-Tulsa Junior College, McKeon served as an instructor and later went on to fill numerous administrative roles with the college, including dean of instruction, provost of two campuses, and role of executive vice president and chief operating officer, before being named president following Dean P. VanTrease.

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Fundraisers Help Union Education

By EMILY RAMSEY

Union will see two highly-anticipated fundraising events come to the school district in November. Union-A Sure Bet Casino Night, hosted by Union Schools Education Foundation (USEF), will take place at the Renaissance Hotel, 6808 S. 107th E. Ave., on Saturday, Nov. 2. The event will feature casino games, prizes, dinner and live entertainment.

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Walmart's Rick Webb to Speak at OSU Event

Rick Webb, senior vice president of Global Business Processes at Walmart, will be the first featured speaker at Oklahoma State University’s Tulsa Business Forums.

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TU Homecoming to Welcome Distinguished Alumni

The University of Tulsa will honor renowned golf coach Hank Haney, Tulsa philanthropist Judy Kishner, energy entrepreneur Thomas Russell and former Chicago Bears coach Lovie Smith as Distinguished Alumni at its 2013 homecoming celebration, Oct. 31-Nov. 3. University supporters Don and Pat Hardin will receive this year’s J. Paschal Twyman Award, and TU Bursar Pete Sandman will be Mr. Homecoming.

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Trojan Pride Awaits Grand Nationals

By EMILY RAMSEY

With marching band season underway, members of the Trojan Pride are busy preparing for performances and competitions including a first-time contest appearance.

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Memorial’s Big Blue Band Entertains

By EMILY RAMSEY

All nine of Tulsa Public High Schools have their own marching bands. As the first full month of marching season comes to a close, students, parents and teachers know that the work has only just begun.

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