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OSU-Tulsa News

Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012

OSU-Tulsa Launches Get There From Here Campaign

Get There from Here LogoOklahoma State University-Tulsa has launched a new enrollment marketing campaign aimed at raising awareness of how OSU in Tulsa can help prospective students achieve their goals. 

The "Get There From Here" campaign, a subtheme of OSU's "America's Brightest Orange" campaign, emphasizes the value of an OSU degree and the advantages of attending classes in downtown Tulsa.

The campaign website, OSUinTulsa.com, has information for prospective students about degree programs and nearby downtown hot spots. The website also features videos of students, faculty and administrators discussing how OSU-Tulsa helps students reach their individual "there."

Whether it's increased earning power, a better quality of life, personal discovery or more opportunities, the campaign emphasizes how students can "get there, from here" at OSU in Tulsa.

OSU-Tulsa to close for Thanksgiving holiday

OSU-Tulsa will be closed Thursday and Friday in observance of the national Thanksgiving holiday.

All academic services and business offices, including the Bursar Office, will close early at 5 p.m. on Wednesday. The OSU-Tulsa Bookstore will be open until 5 p.m. on Wednesday and closed throughout the weekend.

In addition, Subway and Mo Joe's Coffee Cafe and Foodery will close at 5 p.m. on Wednesday and remain closed until Monday. 

The Main Hall Commons only will be open on Friday for students who wish to study. The Computer Lab will reopen for regular business hours from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday and 1-9 p.m. on Sunday. The Library will also resume regular business hours from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and 1-9 p.m. on Sunday.

Cowboy Tree collects gifts for Academy Central Elementary students

The 2012 Cowboy TreeOSU-Tulsa is sponsoring its annual Cowboy Tree to collect clothes, toys and other holiday gifts for children at the campus' Partner in Education school, Academy Central Elementary.

The Cowboy Tree is located in the North Hall Lobby. If you wish to participate, select a cowboy boot and register your name, along with the name of your selected cowboy, at the Information Center. After purchasing one or more gifts, attach the child's name and school to each item and return the wrapped gift to the Information Center by 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 19.

Turkey Trot to run through OSU-Tulsa Friday

Elgin Avenue through OSU-Tulsa will be closed Friday morning for the Turkey Trot 5K through downtown Tulsa. John Hope Franklin Boulevard and Greenwood Avenue will be open for traffic for those wishing to get to campus to study. There are no classes on Friday due to the Thanksgiving Holiday.

The Turkey Trot is the official kickoff event for Winterfest and proceeds from the run benefit the Tulsa Day Center for the Homeless.

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