OSU-Tulsa President Trennepohl to Return to Faculty

Oklahoma State University-Tulsa President Gary Trennepohl announced that he will be leaving his position of 10 years as president and returning to a full-time OSU faculty position. Trennepohl became president of the newly designated OSU-Tulsa campus on Aug. 1, 1999.

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TPS Offering Interest-Based Education


Tulsa Public Schools is offering innovation along with education in this age of specialization.

Students in the district and in other districts are being given choices.

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Holland Hall Scholars

A record 25 Holland Hall 2009 graduates, who make up approximately 30 percent of the senior class, have earned the Oklahoma Academic Scholar Award, presented by the Oklahoma Board of Regents.

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Evangelical Financial Group Accredits Oral Roberts Univ.

The Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA) has announced the accreditation of Oral Roberts University.

ECFA accreditation is based on standards of responsible stewardship, including financial accountability, transparency, sound board governance and ethical fund-raising.

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OSU-Tulsa Plans New Landscaping

Oklahoma State University-Tulsa officials have announced a landscape plan that will repopulate the trees on campus that were lost in last winter’s ice storm.

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Hale Magnet Opening

ACADEMIC WELCOMING: Hale High School recently held a ribbon cutting for the Hale Restaurant, Lodging & Health Management magnet program.

Joining in the celebration in the back row, from left are Shelonda Hawkins, Janice Bayouth and Gary Percefull. The bottom row is Bobbie Booker, Dr. Mary Guinn, Dr. Keith Ballard, Ruth Ann Fate, Chris Johnson and Bob LaBass.

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Higher Ed Group Offering Arts and Humanities Grants to Schools

(Tulsa, OK – GTRNews) A local higher education group is offering grants to Tulsa-area schools to fund arts and humanities projects.

The Higher Education Cultural Roundtable, a consortium of Tulsa-area colleges and universities, will award “mini-grants” ranging from $50 to $250 to assist with schools’ arts and humanities expenses including materials, equipment, supplies, guest lectures, artist fees and travel expenses to art events.

Working with the Tulsa City-County Library and the Arts and Humanities Council of Tulsa, the Roundtable promotes intellectual, artistic and social discourse on member campuses and in the larger community, engages in cooperative programming and shares resources and ideas. The group was founded upon the recommendation of the 1990 Comprehensive Cultural Plan of the City of Tulsa.

Applications for the 2009 calendar year will be accepted through March 1, 2009. The one-page grant application can be downloaded at www.orgs.utulsa.edu/hecr.

For more information, contact HECR representative Ellen Cummings at 918-596-7945 or ecummin@tulsalibrary.org.

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OSU-Tulsa is Energy Efficient

Oklahoma State University-Tulsa has been named an Energy Star partner for its efforts to protect the environment and cut utility costs through energy efficient practices.

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Math, Science Teachers Get Bonus

Oklahoma’s math and science teachers will receive more than $13,500 this year, thanks to a recent increase to a financial incentive program by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education.
The Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education approved awards of $13,602 each to participants who complete the Teacher Shortage Employment Incentive Program (TSEIP) after December 2009.
“This award enables Oklahoma to recruit and retain more math and science teachers,” said Chancellor Glen D. Johnson. “In today’s global economy we need to make sure our teachers remain in the state in order to provide a top-quality education for our students.”

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Education Forum Discusses High School Preparedness

The topic for the Tulsa Metro Chamber Education Forum held at the OSU-Tulsa campus on Jan. 22 was “The Student Perspective: How high school can better prepare students for post secondary success.”

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Metro Christian Receives Recognition

Metro Christian Academy has received the “2008 College Readiness Award” from the Oklahoma ACT Council. The award recognizes Metro Christian as having a significant increase in its ACT Composite score over the past five years, while also increasing the number of students taking the ACT Assessment.

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<i>Students Excel in Tulsa Tech’s Vision Program</i>


Jillian Peterson may not be near-sighted, but she was near perfect in discovering a serious problem during a routine vision screening.

The Owasso High School senior enrolled in Tulsa Tech’s Vision Care program after completing the Medical Coding class as a junior. “The medical coding class was great, but the work was more focused on the back office,” Jillian recalls, “and with the things we learned in the vision care class, I get to work more on the front lines.”

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Happy Kickoff

Happy Hands, a Christian school for children with hearing loss and communicative disorders, announced its public phase of the Capital Campaign at a dinner hosted by Dr. and Mrs. Dean VanTrease at the Greenwood Cultural Center Jan. 15.

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ORU to Give 25 Full Scholarships

Oral Roberts University was founded in 1963 with a mission “to educate the whole person.” University officials say that the mission continues today to produce students who are spiritually alive, intellectually alert, physically disciplined, socially adept and professionally competent. To enhance this effort, officials say that the university is trying to identify students who exhibit these characteristics by offering 25 full scholarships and other partial scholarships for the fall 2009 semester.

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TCC Foundation Names 2009 Executive Committee, Trustees

Tulsa Community College recently named the 2009 Executive Committee and Trustees for the TCC Foundation at the annual dinner.

Tom McKeon, President of TCC, and Lauren Brookey, vice president of External Affairs, presented the 2009 appointments. Serving on the Executive Committee for TCC Foundation are Billie Barnett, Chair; Jim Cameron, Vice Chair; and Paul Cornell, Secretary/ Treasurer.

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