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Thursday, April 10, 2014

OSU-Tulsa Graduation RSVP deadline extended to April 18

OSU-Tulsa graduates celebrate after the 2013 ceremony.
OSU-Tulsa graduates celebrate after the 2013 ceremony.

Graduating students still have an opportunity to RSVP for OSU-Tulsa’s 15th graduation ceremony on Monday, May 12 in The Pavilion at Expo Square.

A graduation table will be set up in the North Hall Lobby through Friday, April 18 for graduates to submit RSVP cards. Graduates may also RSVP online by visiting the graduation website. A list of steps to graduation for undergraduate and graduate students is available online.

OSU-Tulsa’s ceremony will begin at 6:30 p.m. with a concert led by Dr. Douglas Henderson, director of the OSU Cowboy Marching Band, followed by the processional. For more information, visit the graduation website or call 918-594-8164.

Support OSU the Cowboy Way during the faculty and staff campaign

The OSU-Tulsa Faculty and Staff Campaign committee includes Charyl Turner, RD Bell, Tina Tappana, Annette Morey, Sarah Vizza, Ashley Lorenz and Helen Bailey.
The OSU-Tulsa Faculty and Staff Campaign committee includes Charyl Turner, RD Bell, Tina Tappana, Annette Morey, Sarah Vizza, Ashley Lorenz and Helen Bailey.

President Howard Barnett, Pistol Pete and the OSU-Tulsa Faculty and Staff Campaign committee will host “Buttons On!” on Wednesday at 3 p.m. in the B.S. Roberts Room.  

The event, part of the OSU Foundation’s “The Cowboy Way, Supporting OSU,” is an opportunity for faculty and staff to learn how to get involved in the annual fundraising campaign. Faculty and staff donors are encouraged to wear their OSU campaign button to the event. Refreshments will be provided and participants will be eligible for door prizes.

Visit OSUgiving.com to make an online donation, download a pledge form or set up a payroll deduction. Faculty and staff can select a specific OSU-Tulsa fund to support with their donation. For more information about the campaign, contact an OSU-Tulsa committee member.

Phi Beta Lambda’s Eco Fest encourages conservation, sustainability efforts

Learn about energy conservation and sustainability efforts during Eco Fest, presented by Phi Beta Lambda on Wednesday, April 23 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the North Hall Lobby.

OSU-Tulsa's student business club is offering the free event to students, faculty and staff. The club will provide information and activities to encourage recycling, saving energy and other conservation strategies. Local organizations and businesses will share tips on how to incorporate green habits into daily living and Up With Trees will offer free tree saplings to participants.

Phi Beta Lambda members will accept pledges to incorporate environmentally friendly habits in exchange for a prize. For more information, contact OSU-Tulsa Phi Beta Lambda chapter President Cat Rockholt.

International Flavor Day offers taste of global cuisines

Participants of the 2013 International Flavor Day sample global cuisines.
Participants of the 2013 International Flavor Day sample global cuisines.

Students, faculty and staff can join the OSU-Tulsa International Student Organization to sample global cuisines during International Flavor Day on Thursday, April 24 at 11:30 a.m. in North Hall 140.

Each year, OSU-Tulsa’s international students showcase a variety of foods, beverages, music and cultural presentations from countries around the world including Mexico, Japan and Turkey.

Free food and beverage samples, provided by Tulsa-area restaurants, will be available to participants while supplies last.

Saturday Heart Walk promotes healthy living; traffic delays anticipated

OSU-Tulsa will support the American Heart Association's Heart Walk on Saturday at ONEOK Field by providing parking for participants. Crowds up to 10,000 are anticipated for the event, which begins at 8 a.m.

All entrances to campus will be open. Parking Lot E will be reserved for OSU-Tulsa students, faculty and staff. Those visiting campus Saturday morning should anticipate traffic delays. A shuttle service will be provided between campus and ONEOK Field.

Students, faculty and staff can still sign up to join to OSU-Tulsa Wellness team. Visit the team page for more information or to sign up.

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