Broken Arrow Public Schools Wins What Parents Want Award
Broken Arrow Public Schools has once again been selected as a winner of the national “What Parents Want Award.”
The award honors the nation’s top school districts that are best at meeting the needs of families when choosing schools.
State Chamber of Oklahoma asks Legislature to override education veto
House Bill 2575 will create more transparency in common education accounting, ease staff burden
TU Engages in Cultural Exchange
The University of Tulsa, Gilcrease Museum and Daming Palace Academy from Shannxi, China recently signed an agreement to create a cultural and educational exchange between TU and the Academy.
Indoor Swimming Lessons at ORU’s Kenneth H. Cooper Aerobics Center
is offering some great swim lessons this year. They have some excellent, enthusiastic teachers who are excited about teaching your child to swim.
SMCM Professor Michael Ellis-Tolaydo Receives Prestigious Helen Hayes Award
St. Mary’s City, Md.– St. Mary’s College of Maryland () professor of theater, film, and media studies’ Michael Ellis-Tolaydo received the prestigious Helen Hayes Canadian Embassy Award for Outstanding Ensemble, Resident Play, for his acting in “Heroes” at the MetroStage at the 26th Helen Hayes Award in Washington, D.C. Canadian Ambassador Gary Doerpresented the award to Tolaydo. The Helen Hayes Award is in its 26th year of promoting professional theaters in the Washington area, serving as credentials for artists and theaters alike. This year’s awards were more competitive than in years past, as the number of productions and eligible theaters has increased significantly.
Grand Opening for Tulsa Educare II Set for Friday, May 7
TULSA, Okla. – Tulsa Educare, a non-profit organization created to help break the cycle of poverty through an early childhood education program as well the transfer of best practices to other Tulsa programs, will be celebrating their grand opening Friday May 7.
OSU Conducts Research
PARTNERSHIP: Oklahoma State University Medical Center is pleased to announce its partnership with the Center for Health Sciences in conducting a clinical research study targeted at patients who suffer from severe Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease ().
The Tulsa Opera Student Matinee Brings 2,300 TPS Students to the Tulsa Performing Arts Center
The Tulsa Opera Student Matinee, in its seventh year, will add a special student performance of Don Quichotte on Tuesday, April 20, 2010, at 10 a.m. at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center. 2,300 Tulsa Public School students will arrive downtown on more than forty buses, funded entirely by donations to the Tulsa Opera, and see the full length opera. Prior to the performance each school received a teaching packet with information about the opera, vocabulary, and other reference materials to prepare them for their theater experience. For many of these students, this will be the only live music they experience all year.
OSU Names Barnett Tulsa Overseer
Oklahoma State University has named Howard Barnett, current -Tulsa president, as president of all the university’s operations in Tulsa. He will serve as president of both the Center for Health Sciences campus and -Tulsa. The move is subject to approval by the /A&M Board of Regents.
Spring Graduation Ceremony Scheduled at OSUIT
Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology will hold its Spring Graduation ceremony on Thursday, April 22 at 7:30 p.m. in Covelle Hall. More than 200 students will receive their degrees. The guest speaker will be Claud Evans, who is a veterinarian and owns the Okfuskee County Veterinary Clinic in Okemah. The student response speaker will be Amanda Crosswell, who will receive her Bachelor of Technology degree in Instrumentation Engineering Technology.
Magnet Schools Open Doors
A duo of upcoming magnet fairs will show the public what’s happening at two district high schools—Central and Hale.
Tuesday, April 13, 5:30 p.m.: Hale High School, 6960 East 21st Street
Thursday, April 22, 6:30 p.m.: Central High School, 3101 West Edison Street
Gold E. Locks Put on Trial at TU College of Law Kendall Court
Gold E. Locks will take the stand to answer the allegations of the Bear family during April 9 trials held at The University of Tulsa College of Law.
OSUIT Student Named to All-Oklahoma Academic Team
Colby Checotah, an Information Technologies student at Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology, was recently named to the 2010 Coca-Cola All-Oklahoma Community College Academic Team, and earned a $1,000 scholarship for being selected as a 2010 Coca-Cola National Finalist. The All-/All-State Academic Teams are merit awards based on students’ accomplishments at two-year colleges, and serves to recognize Phi Theta Kappa members’ academic and leadership achievements.
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