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THURSDAY, MAY 27, 2010

Oklahoma Chautauqua Brings “Tale of Two Americas” to OSU-Tulsa

ChautauquaThis year’s Oklahoma Chautauqua will explore the injuries that the Civil War left on the nation and its people. "The Wounds of War: A Tale of Two Americas" will be presented June 8-12 at OSU-Tulsa.

Scholars performing in this year’s living history program will portray Stonewall Jackson, William Seward, Major Martin Delany, Clara Barton and Robert E. Lee.

Performances will take place Tuesday through Saturday at 7:30 p.m. under the tent. Daily workshops will take place Tuesday through Saturday at noon and 5:30 p.m. in North Hall 150. Local musicians will provide entertainment each night at 6:30 p.m. prior to the evening performances.

The 19th annual event is presented by the Arts and Humanities Council of Tulsa. All events are free and open to the public.

Branding Success Pledges Due

Faculty and staff at OSU-Tulsa are encouraged to return their pledge cards for the “Branding Success” campaign by May 31. OSU-Tulsa’s primary campaign initiative is student scholarships.

The department that has the highest participation rate will win a pizza party. Since May 31 falls on the Memorial Day holiday, OSU Foundation officials urge faculty and staff to turn in their pledge forms to the Foundation Office, located on the first floor of Administration Hall, by Friday, May 28. For more information, please contact Sabrina Darby at or 594-8500.

Photos from the May 14 faculty and staff "Branding Success" campaign event are now available to be viewed at OSU-Tulsa's Flickr.

Click It or Ticket Campaign Encourages Using Seat Belts

Click It or TicketThe OSU-Tulsa Police Department is joining with the Oklahoma Highway Safety Office and other law enforcement agencies in the “Click It or Ticket” seat belt enforcement campaign through June 6.

Melvin Murdock, OSU-Tulsa chief of police, encourages students, faculty and staff to buckle their seat belts while driving or riding in vehicles to reduce the risk of injury or death. University police officers will be issuing citations, not warnings, to individuals not wearing seat belts.

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