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OSU-Tulsa News

THURSDAY, September 9, 2010

Play ball! Intramural sports kicking off this month

Intramural sportsOSU-Tulsa’s intramural sports offer a fun and competitive way to meet new students and get active. OSU-Tulsa is partnering with Tulsa Community College, OU-Tulsa and NSU-Broken Arrow to offer students a full schedule of events.

There are many sports leagues, tournaments and special competitions scheduled this fall, including flag football, volleyball, soccer, basketball, table tennis, golf and more. Many leagues start in September. For more information, visit the OSU-Tulsa Wellness Center website or call 594-8355.

United Way campaign goal announced

President Howard BarnettOSU in Tulsa has set a combined goal to raise $50,000 for the 2010 United Way campaign. President Howard Barnett announced the goal today at the campaign’s kick-off luncheon.

President Barnett said there would be a friendly competition between OSU-Tulsa and OSU Center for Health Sciences to see which campus could raise the most donations. Last year the campuses combined to raise $47,000 for United Way, OSU-Tulsa’s official charitable organization.

Students, faculty and staff from both campuses will participate in the annual Day of Caring on Friday. Additional fundraising activities will be announced via email. The 2010 campaign runs through Oct. 1.

OSU-Tulsa police officers help sweeten Special Olympics

Cops on Doughnut ShopsOSU-Tulsa police officers will have doughnuts on their mind this Friday. But, it’s all for a good cause.

The eighth annual “Cops on Doughnut Shops” challenges law enforcement personnel from around the state to sit on top of each of Oklahoma’s three Krispy Kreme Doughnut stores Friday through Sunday raising money and awareness for Special Olympics Oklahoma. OSU-Tulsa officers and Pistol Pete will be at the store on 71st Street near Highway 169 on Friday from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. to help collect donations.

Krispy Kreme will provide incentives such as free doughnuts, coffee and T-shirts for donations. Officers will also display patrol cars, motorcycles, armored vehicles, mobile command centers and mounted patrols.