The Centennial Countdown clock on the wall of the Administration Building rolled is rolling to March 6, 2009. That’s the official launch of the 100-year celebration at Northeastern State University.
The University Center Trust Authority Board and the Oklahoma State University-Tulsa Trustees have approved OETA, the Oklahoma Educational Television Authority, to build a new 10,000 sq. ft. studio on the OSU-Tulsa campus.
Rogers State University began a year long celebration of its 100th anniversary with a Centennial Kick-Off and Clock Dedication Ceremony on Dec. 4, featuring a presentation by Dr. Bob L. Blackburn, executive director of the Oklahoma Historical Society, and the dedication of the new Oklahoma Centennial Clock.
Oklahoma State University-Tulsa unveiled a new tuition assistance program recently in an effort to help students and their families with tuition expenses during the current economic downturn.
It’s been almost 50 years since H.J. Green entered the field of education.
Integration was in its infancy.
Dwight D. Eisenhower was in the White House.
And H.J. Green was in Tulsa.
It was 1959.
A half-century later, the landscape has changed in many ways.
Open letter to Gov. Henry:
November 12, 2008
Governor Brad Henry
State Capital Building
2300 N. Lincoln Blvd., Rm 212
Oklahoma City, OK 73105
In an effort to combat Oklahoma shortages in math, science, foreign education, reading, and special education, Oklahoma State University’s College of Education is participating in a new U.S. Department of Education federal grant program designed to make a college degree or licensure program more affordable for current and future teachers.
Jury members convening on the campus of the University of Oklahoma in Norman announced Lawrence W. Lezotte, Ph.D., as this year’s recipients of the Brock International Prize in Education. The award is given annually to recognize an individual for innovative and effective ideas in education resulting in a significant impact on the practice or understanding of the field of education.
The lecture, “Championing Children: Current Issues in Early Childhood Education,” is Tuesday, Dec. 2, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. The event begins at 5 p.m. with an information panel of current OU-Tulsa students and faculty who will be available to talk about the early Childhood Education Program, then a reception in Founders Hall will follow and at 6 p.m. the panel discussion begins.
Dedication of the first building of the OU-Tulsa Schusterman Center designed solely for student classrooms, study and social space was Oct. 15.
On a stormy Wednesday morning about 140 residents and city dignitaries met under a large white tent to break ground on a $35 million Tulsa Tech Owasso campus.
Riverfield Country Day School is turning 25 this year and Marty Clark, head of school, wanted to do something special for the students and the community. She invited Barbara Coloroso, an internationally recognized speaker on parenting, teaching, school discipline, non-violent conflict resolution, reconciliatory justice, and author of five books, to Riverfield, 2433 W. 61st Street, to speak to the students and community at a special assembly in September. Coloroso spent the day at Riverfield, speaking to the middle school and then the upper school and finally to parents and faculty in the evening.
The Tulsa Metro Chamber 2008-09 Education Forum Series presented an ORU update with Board Chair of the Board of Trustees Mart Green, Oct. 10 at the Tulsa Metro Chamber. He discussed the status and recent successes at ORU.
October 2 was the official opening of the new U, the University of Tulsa’s new south entrance along 11th Street.
With the snip of the ceremonial ribbon by several members of the community, the new U opened in time to welcome TU alumni to a new campus look complete with a circle drive on Tucker, the five acre Chapman commons and the Genave King Rogers fountain. H.A. Chapman Stadium opened in September, Collins Hall, Case Athletic Complex, Mayo Village and Lorton Village opened last August and Bayless Plaza opened in August 2006.
Oklahoma State University announced in September a $1 million gift from Tulsa-based ONEOK, Inc. to establish a faculty chair to enhance teaching and research in the area of finance.