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OSU-Tulsa News

THURSDAY, August 19, 2010

New Orange Power Pass Encourages Students to Get Involved, Earn Rewards

Campus SnapshotOSU-Tulsa students now have one more reason to get involved on campus.

OSU-Tulsa is launching the Orange Power Pass, a program that rewards students for participating in university activities, visiting various places around campus, enrolling early and working with their academic advisors.

The more activities students complete, the more points they earn toward rewards. The rewards range from OSU water bottles and coolers to portable DVD players and Netbooks.

Students can attend one of five on-campus New Student Orientation sessions to learn about the new Orange Power Pass program. Participants could win two tickets to the OSU vs. Washington State football game on Sept. 4.

OSU-Tulsa Student Participates in Announcement of Drunk Driving Initiative

Campus SnapshotMike Ferguson, political science senior and Student Government Association vice-president, helped local law enforcement officers, including OSU-Tulsa Sgt. Montie Burchett, announce the “Drunk Driving, Over the Limit. Under Arrest” campaign on Wednesday at OSU-Tulsa.

The purpose of the campaign, which will run tomorrow, Aug. 20 through Monday, Sept. 6, is to raise awareness about the risks of driving while impaired. Area police officers will increase traffic enforcement activities with an emphasis on speeding and drunk drivers through the Labor Day weekend.

Ferguson spoke at the announcement to help raise awareness for younger drivers, who are at a higher possibility of death because of risk impaired driving.

Parking at OSU-Tulsa

As new and returning students make their way to campus next week, remember that most parking spaces at OSU-Tulsa are open and available for student parking. OSU-Tulsa does not distribute parking permits and students are not required to register their vehicles with OSU-Tulsa Police. Check the Campus Map to view available parking on campus.