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OSU-Tulsa News

THURSDAY, April 7, 2011

Gift announcement scheduled for Wednesday

OSU-Tulsa and the George Kaiser Family Foundation will make an announcement Wednesday regarding a gift to the OSU Center for Family Resilience that will help improve the quality of life for individuals and families in the Tulsa community.

OSU-Tulsa students, faculty and staff are invited to attend the opening ceremony at 11 a.m. in the Main Hall Commons.

Oklahoma student leaders to gather at OSU-Tulsa

Student leaders from colleges and universities around the state will gather at OSU-Tulsa on Friday and Saturday to discuss opportunities and issues related to higher education.

The annual Spring Congress of the Oklahoma Student Government Association (OSGA) will feature a keynote address by former City of Tulsa Mayor Kathy Taylor on Saturday. Approximately 100 students from nearly 20 universities are expected to attend the two-day conference.

The OSGA is a student advocacy organization that works to address the ideas and needs of all Oklahoma students, including issues such as textbook prices, legislation allowing guns on campus and tobacco-free policies.

Tulsa Drillers open season tonight at ONEOK Field

The Tulsa Drillers open the 2011 regular season at ONEOK Field tonight against the Corpus Christi Hooks at 7:05 p.m. The opener kicks off a six-game home stand to begin the season for the Drillers.

Drillers fans are permitted to park at OSU-Tulsa for Friday evening, Saturday and Sunday games. No fan parking is allowed Monday through Thursday.

OSU-Tulsa to host “Explore Engineering” April 14

OSU-Tulsa will offer high school and Tulsa Community College students the opportunity to explore an exciting and inventive profession at “Explore Engineering” on April 14 at 7 p.m. in the Helmerich Research Center.

Participants will learn about OSU engineering degree programs available in Tulsa and salary prospects and job expectations for the engineering industry. OSU faculty members will also provide tours of their labs and discuss current research projects.

For more information, call 918-594-8355.

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