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OSU-Tulsa News

THURSDAY, MARCH 11, 2010

Thinking About Grad School?

Grad FairOSU-Tulsa will host a Master’s and Doctoral Degree Showcase and several workshops for current college students or professionals interested in earning an advanced degree.

The showcase will take place Tuesday, March 23 from 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in North Hall 140. Participants will learn about OSU’s graduate programs available in Tulsa, admissions requirements, application deadlines and education funding.

OSU-Tulsa’s Graduate Student Services Center is also planning several free workshops to help prepare prospective students for entrance exams and the transition to graduate school. Check out the complete list of dates and times for the workshops.

For more information, call 918-594-8445.

Winners Announced in Inaugural ShortShooter Film Festival

The votes have been counted in the Inaugural ShortShooter Film Festival and the winning video is "ONEOK, Entertainment for the Whole Family!" OSU-Tulsa students Lisa Fuller, David Sanders and Stephen Viljoen produced the original video.

The winning students will be in attendance when their video is shown at the Tulsa Drillers game during opening weekend on Friday, April 9.

OSU-Tulsa and the Tulsa Drillers teamed up for the ShortShooter Film Festival to promote the upcoming inaugural season at ONEOK Field. Students in Dr. Tracy Suter’s Creative Marketing course particiapted in the class project and the winner was chosen by popular vote in an online Facebook competition.

Inspire Conference to Feature Female Entrepreneurs Changing the World

Currently, women own 50 percent of all U.S. businesses. Women are starting ventures faster than any other segment of business owners in Oklahoma and across the nation.

In celebration of these achievements, the Riata Center for Entrepreneurship at OSU will host the Women Entrepreneurs Inspire Conference on Tuesday, March 30 at the Cox Convention Center in Oklahoma City. 

Featured speakers include Maxine Carter, founder of Build-a-Bear Workshop, Cordia Harrington, founder of Tennessee Bun Company and Shannon Carter, founder of the non-profit organization Crayons to Computers.

OSU-Tulsa students can attend the event for a special rate of $10. To register, contact Mary Means at mary.means@okstate.edu. The deadline to register is March 15.

OSU-Tulsa Students…Be Counted!

You should receive your census questionnaire by U.S. mail this month. It is very important to fill out the simple form that only takes about 10 minutes to complete. Your participation will help Tulsa grow, which means better city infrastructure, more services offered and increased commerce. Plus, census data are used to determine the number of representatives Oklahoma receives in the U.S. Congress, as well as your county’s representation in the state legislature. To learn more, visit www.census.gov