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OSU-Tulsa News

Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014

OSU-Tulsa hosts orientations to prepare new students

Students complete academic plans before meeting with advisors.
Students attend a fall semester orientation session to learn about the campus.

New OSU-Tulsa students will learn about services and resources available on campus during orientation sessions this month.

New undergraduate students can register to attend a session on Thursday, Jan. 9 at noon or 6 p.m. or Saturday, Jan. 11 at 10:30 a.m. All sessions will be in North Hall 150. To register, visit the Campus Life website or call 918-594-8355.

Graduate Student Orientation will take place Jan. 11 at 11:30 a.m. in the Main Hall Commons. New and current students can meet graduate faculty and staff while learning about workshops, resources and services available through the Graduate Student Services Center. Registration is not required. Lunch is provided for participants. For more information, call 918-594-8445 or email osutgssc@okstate.edu

International Student Orientation is Monday, Jan. 13 at 2 p.m. in Main Hall 1101. Students can learn how to maintain their immigration status and about services available through International Student Services. To learn more, call 918-594-8445.

All orientation sessions offer students the opportunity to tour OSU-Tulsa and provide information about campus activities, student organizations, helpful resources and other valuable services. Most sessions offer giveaways or door prizes to participants.

OSU-Tulsa to host open house for school administration graduate program

The OSU College of Education will host an open house for the Doctor of Education in School Administration program on Wednesday, Jan. 15 from 4-6 p.m. in North Hall 140. The program, which is currently accepting applications, will begin in the fall.

The doctoral degree is designed to prepare individuals to contribute to the field of school administration by using existing theory and research to enhance practices. The program includes 64 hours of courses and a dissertation. Courses are tentatively scheduled for Wednesday evenings, including a combination of face-to-face meetings and online instruction.

School of Educational Studies faculty members will present information during the come-and-go open house and will be available to answer questions. For more information, contact Dr. Ed Harris, Williams Chair of Education Leadership, at 405-744-7929 or ed.harris@okstate.edu.

Walk with OSU in Tulsa, Pistol Pete in MLK Day Parade

Let Freedom Ring, 2014 MLK parade logo

Students, faculty and staff are invited to join OSU in Tulsa, Pistol Pete and BOB, the Big Orange Bus, to march in the 2014 Martin Luther King, Jr. parade on Monday, Jan. 20 at 11 a.m.

The parade’s theme is “2014 Living the Dream: Let Freedom Ring.” Staring at the intersection of Detroit Avenue and John Hope Franklin Boulevard, the parade will proceed east through the OSU-Tulsa campus and the historic Greenwood District.

Hooded sweatshirts with the OSU in Tulsa event logo are available for preorder from the Information Center in the North Hall Lobby through Thursday, Jan. 9. Sweatshirts will be available for pick-up on Jan. 17 after 3 p.m. For more information, contact Nekki Reagan-Neeley at 918-594-8234 or emonica.reagan@okstate.edu.

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