TCC, Lobeck Foundation Name StartUp Winner
The Tulsa StartUp Series named Spring Noodles the winner of the Food/Retail Live Pitch Series held July 20 at 36 Degrees North. Spring Noodles is a healthy alternative for quick service restaurants with an Asian style noodle bar.
TU to Launch Nursing Doctoral Degree in College of Health Sciences
The School of Nursing in the University of Tulsa’s Oxley College of Health Sciences will launch a doctor of nursing practice () degree program beginning in January 2017. The program is designed to equip nursing professionals with education and clinical experiences to manage care and lead change within a dynamic healthcare environment. TU is one of only three universities in the state of Oklahoma to offer a program.
NSU’s College of Business Named Top 30 in Affordablity
The Northeastern State University College of Business and Technology was recently named among the Most Affordable Business Schools 2016 by College Choice, a leading authority in college and university rankings and resources. is ranked number 29 of the 30 schools that made the list.
OSUIT Student Starts Business
Like a lot of recipes and innovations, Catz Salsa was born out of a need to change the status quo.
“I have an aversion to cilantro, a salsa staple. It makes me nauseous. So it was hard for me to find a salsa I liked,” says Catherine Churchill.
ORU Ranks High Among Elite Nursing Programs
The Oral Roberts University Anna Vaughn College of Nursing program has been ranked 35th out of more than 350 nursing schools in the southwest region.
Tulsa Tech Students Win National Scholarships
This summer, Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) members from across the country gathered in San Diego to network with fellow students, attend program workshops and leadership sessions, and compete in events related to their careers.
TTCU Collects School Supplies
For the 15th year, The Credit Union is teaming up with organizations in northeast Oklahoma to raise money and supplies for children in need through Project School Supplies, July 11-Aug. 31.
Community Gives Over $100,000 to Street School
Street School, a national award-winning alternative education high school in Tulsa, raised $102,911 in three weeks in June after oil and gas company Canada Company announced its Double Impact challenge.
Tulsa Tech Alum Runs Successful Business
Tulsa Tech’s Automotive Service program teaches students how to perform basic and advanced diagnostics in a modern facility and how to troubleshoot and repair complex automotive systems. In this rapidly-changing industry, students need to learn and have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience, working on a variety of vehicles and learning various techniques to optimize vehicle operation and performance.
TTCU Pledges $1 Million to Area Schools
The Credit Union announced on June 2 a $1 million pledge match to benefit school districts in its service areas in northeast Oklahoma. At the same time, announced the launch of SOS–Support Our Schools, a major matching pledge fundraising effort to raise significant funds for Tulsa area school districts.
OK2Grow: Creating Tomorrow’s Economic Workforce
OK2Grow was created to address needs in the community related to high school completion, career awareness and small business.
When the late Larry Mocha first originated the idea for OK2Grow, it came about due to the unsettlingly high drop-out percentages at area high schools.
Owasso Graduate Pursues Design Ambition
Tulsa Tech’s Interior Design program teaches students how to use design and drafting skills to create unique residential and commercial spaces. Students integrate various design elements, furnishings and building materials to complete custom projects, as they build their individual portfolios and prepare to continue their education.
TCC Opens Aviation Center
On Apr. 22, Tulsa Community College administrators and community leaders celebrated the opening of TCC’s Riverside Community Campus and Aviation Center, at the Richard L. Jones, Jr. Airport in Jenks.
TU Completes Renovations On Oxley College of Health
The University of Tulsa recently completed renovations on five floors of its downtown Tulsa campus facility at 1215 S. Boulder Ave. These renovations allow for expansion from 310 to more than 600 students in the Oxley College of Health Sciences. The space houses the School of Nursing, Department of Communication Disorders and Sciences, Department of Kinesiology and Rehabilitative Sciences, OU-TU School of Community Medicine, and the Albert Schweitzer Fellowship.
The University of Tulsa Names Dr. Gerard Clancy Next President
The University of Tulsa Board of Trustees has announced the appointment of Dr. Gerard Clancy as president designate. Clancy, 54, is currently TU’s vice president of health affairs and dean of the new Oxley College of Health Sciences. He will assume his duties as TU’s 20th president on Jan. 1, 2017, succeeding President Steadman Upham, who will retire at the end of this calendar year.
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