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OSU-Tulsa News

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2010

Vintage O-State to raise money for scholarships

OSU Alumni AssociationThe Tulsa Chapter of the OSU Alumni Association will celebrate its 10th annual Vintage O-State on Saturday, Nov. 20.

The wine tasting and silent auction will begin at 7 p.m. in OSU-Tulsa’s Main Hall Commons. Proceeds from the event benefit Tulsa-area high school students planning to attend OSU and transfer students attending OSU-Tulsa.

The Chapter has given more than $200,000 in scholarships over the past 13 years, including $27,000 raised at last year’s event that supported 14 student scholarships.

Tickets for the event are $65 per person for OSU Alumni Association members and $75 per person for nonmembers. To purchase tickets, visit the Alumni Association’s website.

Enrollment Blitz targets working adults

The Tulsa Metro Chamber will host the Adult Enrollment Blitz on Wednesday, Nov. 10 at OSU-Tulsa to encourage adults to return to college.

The event, which is free and open to the public, will take place from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the B.S. Roberts Room. The event is part of the chamber's Talent Dividend initiative to increase the city's college attainment rate by one percent.

OSU-Tulsa, along with other area colleges and universities, will offer information about degree programs available for adults interested in returning to school. For more information, call 918-560- 0218.

Tulsa TechFest headed to OSU-Tulsa

Tulsa TechFestOSU-Tulsa will host the fifth annual Tulsa TechFest on Friday, Nov. 12 at in the Conference Center. The one-day technology conference focuses on new products and trends, information security solutions and professional development in the technology field.

This year’s conference features many of the nation’s top industry executives, including keynote speaker Murray Vince, a general manager with at Microsoft Corporation.

The conference is free and open to the public, but registration is needed. Participants can register in advance online or at the event. Organizers request that attendees bring two cans of food or a $2 donation for the Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma and Family and Children’s Services.

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