SUPERINTENDENT ARRIVES: Tulsa Public School’s new Superintendent Keith Ballard (left) addressed his plans for TPS at the Tulsa Press Club’s Page One Luncheon on Oct. 9, the night before his move into the position at the state’s largest district.
John Stossel presented, “Pandering to Fear: The Media’s Crisis Mentality,” Sept. 5 to a packed audience at the Tulsa Town Hall lecture at the Tulsa PAC.
The City of Tulsa and the University of Tulsa were hosts to the Keeping Our Promise Dropout Prevention Summit at the TU’s Allen Chapman Activity Center Aug. 29.
The line-up of writers and artists scheduled to appear at the Celebration of Books at Oklahoma State University-Tulsa this month just keeps getting better.
Junior Achievement of Eastern Oklahoma, Inc. Seventh Annual JA Classic Golf Tournament is scheduled for Monday, Oct. 13, at Cedar Ridge Country Club, 10302 S. Garnett Rd.
Brian Jackson, development manager of Junior Achievement, has come full circle since he first worked with a JA volunteer in high school.
He was a sophomore at Charles Page H.S. in Sand Springs when he met the Junior Achievement volunteer that got him thinking about his future.
Oklahoma State University-Tulsa President Gary Trennepohl says that recent donations to endow faculty positions, when fully matched by the State, will have a total impact of more than $33.6 million at OSU-Tulsa.
Tulsa Technology Center’s new superintendent, Dr. Kara Gae Neal talked about her plans for the school at the Page One Luncheon Fri., Aug. 1 at the Tulsa Press Club. Neal started her tenure at Tulsa Tech July 1 after the retirement of Dr. Gene Callahan. She shared her goals for the district at the luncheon.
Setting the standard for success and helping students in Green Country to achieve academically is all in a day’s work for the staff at the Huntington Learning Center, but the chance to help set standards for all of Oklahoma’s kids was a special opportunity.
Kevin T. Blake, Ph.D., P.L.C. is an expert on learning disabilities, ADHD and other diagnoses that create learning challenges for adolescents and adults. He will speak in the Helmerich Theater at the Cascia Hall Performing Arts Center on Monday, Aug. 11 at 7 p.m. His presentation is sponsored by Cascia Hall Preparatory School; it is opened to the public and offered free of charge.
The Oklahoma State University Foundation recognized Christiane Rudd as one of the top three Cowboy Callers for the 2007-2008 school year after she raised $28,508 through student telemarketing that will benefit OSU students and programs.
Journalist Lisa Ling visited Tulsa May 23 as the last lecturer of the Tulsa PAC Town Hall series. She is best known for covering societal and humanity issues mostly ignored by American media.
Whitney R. Mauldin, who graduated from the TU College of Law in May, won first place in the 2008 American Bar Association Tort Trial and Insurance Law Student Writing Competition.
Youth Philanthropy Initiative, a youth-led program in which a diverse group of Tulsa-area teens experience first-hand what it means to be a philanthropist, change-agent and leader, is now accepting applications from Tulsa-area teenagers for its third cohort.
Rogers State University has selected 18 students for its 2008-2009 President’s Leadership Class, a four-year scholarship program to help students develop leadership skills and personal and professional growth.