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OSU-Tulsa News

THURSDAY, FEB. 25, 2010

Witness OSU History Friday

HargisOSU President Burns Hargis will unveil on Friday, Feb. 26 an historic initiative to raise record private funds for scholarships, research and academic pursuits. President Hargis will also announce the largest gift for scholarships in the history of Oklahoma and one of the largest private gifts to a public university in the U.S.

The winners of the OSUuccess.com scholarship competition will also be announced at the event. At least one student from OSU-Tulsa has won a $1,000 scholarship from the OSU Foundation for their definition of success through a 300-word essay, 30-second video or photograph.

The official watch party at OSU-Tulsa begins at 11 a.m. in the B.S. Roberts Room. The event can also be viewed remotely through a live web stream. The webcast will be available for viewing after the event at witnessOSUhistory.com.

Noted Author Lecture and Book
Signing March 4

Author Hannibal B. Johnson will discuss the history of Tulsa’s African-American community and the historic Greenwood District during a presentation on Thursday, March 4 at 4:30 p.m. in North Hall 150.

Following the presentation, Johnson will sign copies of his book “Black Wall Street: From Riot to Renaissance in Tulsa’s Historic Greenwood District.”

The event, which is free and open to the public, is presented by OSU-Tulsa’s American Studies program and the African-American Student Association (AASA). The event is part of OSU-Tulsa’s Black History Month activities. For more information, contact Dr. David Gray at 918-594-8288.

Tell Us What You Think

Complete an OSU-Tulsa Student Satisfaction Survey by March 1 for your chance to win an Apple iPad.

Check your OSU email for instructions and a unique passcode to complete the short, online survey about your experiences at OSU-Tulsa.

For more information, call 594-8119.

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