Something one-of-a-kind has been happening at Riverfield Country Day School for the past 10 years.
The school’s Riverfield Rocks music program is one of the largest in-school rock programs in the country, says Paul Knight, the director of Riverfield Rocks who started the program at Riverfield in 2005.
The Barthelmes Conservatory at the bART Center for Music is offering three free performances this weekend. Many current and former bART students will be performing and accepting awards at the performances. These performances are free and open to the public.
For many high school students, the summer months are the time to step away from the academic rigors of education; for others, it’s a time to further their efforts to receive college acceptance or gain scholarships through community activities, studying, academic camps and sports.
Tulsa Tech’s Apparel Design students develop professional sewing skills and learn artistic design techniques required to produce unique clothing and accessories. Students are given opportunities to apply their skills in color theory, sketching and fashion design as they build a portfolio showcasing their individual styles. One lesson included in this class, however, seems to always be in style: the importance of giving back to the community.
The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) Baccalaureate/Graduate Degree Board of Commissioners has awarded St. Gregory’s University of Shawnee accreditation of its business programs. St. Gregory’s also holds classes in Tulsa.
On Jan. 15, Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education Chancellor Glen D. Johnson, third from left, presented the 2015 Distinguished Service Award to State Senator Gary Stanislawski, third from right, for his continued support and advocacy of higher education. Also pictured are, from left, State Regent Joseph “Jody” Parker, Rogers State University President Larry Rice, Redlands Community College President Jack Bryant, Tulsa Community College President and Leigh Goodson, and Northeastern State University President Steve Turner.
Rebecca C. Fry, Ph.D., associate professor of environmental sciences and engineering at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, will be the keynote speaker at the Oklahoma State University in Tulsa Research Day on Feb. 18-19 at Center for Health Sciences.
Oklahoma high school students interested in health care careers will have the opportunity to learn about medical school during Med-Xtravaganza on Feb. 13, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences.
In December, Okmulgee- Institute of Technology’s Natural Gas Compression program received a donation of almost $50,000 in new trainers and simulators.
As technology changes the way humans take in information, schools and educators must adapt.
“These are 21st-century students,” says Nick Brown, Jenks Middle School principal. “With technology, students’ natural reaction has become to go find out things instead of waiting to be told the answer.”
Olivia Autrey has been a member of the Union Highsteppers Dance Team since sixth grade, performing choreographed dance and precision drill routines on the sidelines of sporting events, competitions, and various community activities. Next year, she will gain the title of “Lifer” within the organization, an accomplishment that makes her very proud.
A man whose vision has put more than 6 million people to work worldwide and nearly 375,000 in Oklahoma since 1983 recently addressed the 202nd graduating class of Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology: many of whom will join the workforce immediately.
Oral Roberts University announced that it has become the newest member of Tulsa Research Partners, a collaborative, multi-disciplinary research partnership for institutions of higher learning in the city of Tulsa.
is an acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math education. Tulsa Tech’s Academy focuses on these areas together not only because the skills and knowledge in each discipline are essential for student success but also because these fields are deeply intertwined in the real world.
Al Proo recognized a problem, asked questions and, then, took steps toward a solution.
Thus began the journey of Happy Hands Education Center, a school for children with hearing loss and/or communication disorders.