Spartan College Signs Agreement with Mesa Airlines
Officials at Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology announced today a pilot training agreement with Phoenix-based Mesa Airlines. The pilot pipeline program creates opportunities for Spartan flight students by providing a pathway for employment at Mesa.
CareerTech Prepares Students, Contributes to Prosperity
Tulsa Tech is the oldest and largest technology center in Oklahoma’s nationally-acclaimed CareerTech system. We provide affordable, industry-standard technical training in an engaging, innovative learning environment where students benefit from instructors with years of valuable industry experience.
ORU Honored for Innovations in IT
’s has announced Oral Roberts University as a recipient of the 2018 100. The 31st annual award program recognizes organizations around the world that exemplify the highest level of operational and strategic excellence in information technology (IT).
TCC Student Recognized for Food Pantry Work
Joseph Mason uses his voice to be a public problem solver by leading the discussion about food security issues facing his fellow classmates at Tulsa Community College. Mason helped establish a campus food pantry at the Metro Campus and participated in a community Sustainability Conference in an effort to unify both campus and local communities to reduce food insecurity.
ORU Advertising Team Earns 1st Place Regionally
Oral Roberts University public relations and advertising students earned first-place honors in both overall campaign plan and media plan in the 2018 National Student Advertising Competition () sponsored by the 10th District of the American Advertising Federation (). The first round, regional competition was held in Corpus Christi, Texas April 14-16. advances to the semi-final round where the team will be interviewed by judges; eight teams are chosen from this round to compete in person at the national competition in Chicago this June.
ORU Receives Award for Technological Excellence
Oral Roberts University is the recipient of the Commission on Technology Excellence Award for Private Universities from the Oklahoma Board of Regents. The university is receiving the award for its work in augmented and virtual reality () and in using digital avatars to educate and train students.
New Career, Classic Style for Tulsa Tech Alum
Clayton Keith may have a new career, but his style is definitely classic, highlighted by the fact that he prefers to honor his craft working as a barber, as opposed to a stylist. One of the metro-area’s newest members to join the grooming profession can be found at Blades Barbering, located at 3711 S. Harvard Ave. The Owasso and Collinsville area resident credits many special childhood memories for his initial attraction to the industry.
TU Student Receives Goldwater Scholarship
University of Tulsa biochemistry junior Sarah Sullivan of Fayetteville, Arkansas, has received a prestigious Goldwater Scholarship for her research on the regulatory function of a well-known tumor suppressor protein on cancer cell metabolism.
Janet Levit Named Provost and Executive V.P. For Academic Affairs at The University of Tulsa
Following a national search, The University of Tulsa has named Janet K. Levit provost and executive vice president for academic affairs, effective May 7. She replaces Roger Blais, who is retiring after more than 40 years at TU. Levit is the first woman to serve as provost of Tulsa’s flagship comprehensive research university.
Tulsa Tech Student Goes from Farm to Pharmacy
Students enrolled in Tulsa Tech’s Pharmacy Technician program learn the science of pharmaceutical compounding, medication inventory procedures, and more as they prepare for careers in a retail, apothecary, clinical, or hospital setting.
Little Free Libraries Booming
The City of Tulsa Parks and Recreation Department and Tulsa Community College have partnered with local nonprofit Transporting Education and Literacy into Open Spaces, Inc. (T.E.L.O.S., Inc.) for the grand opening events for the Tulsa Little Free Libraries Project.
In addition, neighborhoods are beginning to offer the Little Free Libraries.??
Incoming OU President James L. Gallogly Visits Tulsa
The University of Oklahoma Board of Regents announced on March 26 the selection of James L. “Jim” Gallogly, 65, a leading American business executive and OU alumnus, as the university’s 14th president. Gallogly will succeed OU’s current president, David L. Boren, who is retiring on June 30, 2018.
Spartan Tulsa Campus Names New President
Officials at Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology have announced the selection of Kari Pahno as the new president of Spartan College, Tulsa Campus. Pahno will be the first female president in Spartan’s 90-year history. She will oversee all operations of the aviation maintenance technology, aviation electronics technology, non-destructive testing, quality control and aviation technology management programs in Tulsa.
Street School’s Street Party Raises $335K
Street School’s annual fundraiser held at the Cox Business Center’s Assembly Hall on Feb. 23 raised $335,000. A capacity crowd of more than 400 people were on hand to participate in the live auction, silent auction, raffle, wine pull and dancing to the music of Charlie Redd and the Full Flava Kings.
Holland Hall Students Volunteer for a Day of Service
Holland Hall Middle School students participated in a Day of Service Feb. 23 during the second annual event helping nine Tulsa area organizations.
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