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OSU-Tulsa News

THURSDAY, April 14, 2011

OSU’s Tulsa campuses to launch second phase of recycling efforts

RecycleOSU’s Tulsa campuses will launch the next phase of their sustainability efforts and announce a new recycling initiative on Thursday, April 21.

Howard Barnett, president of OSU-Tulsa and OSU Center for Health Sciences, will announce the new program at 11 a.m. in OSU-Tulsa’s Main Hall Commons. All students, faculty and staff are encouraged to attend and learn how OSU in Tulsa is helping to protect the environment.

Inaugural Orange Power Pass reception to honor program participants

Orange Power PassStudents who earned at least 150 Orange Power Pass points this year will be recognized for their participation in the program at a reception on Friday.

The program, which was launched in August, rewards students for participating in university activities, visiting various places around campus, enrolling early and working with their academic advisors. The more activities students compete, the more points they earn toward rewards.

To learn more about the Orange Power Pass program, visit OSU-Tulsa’s website or call 918-594-8355.

RSVP for OSU-Tulsa’s Graduation Ceremony

GraduationThere’s still time to RSVP for OSU-Tulsa’s Graduation Ceremony on Monday, May 9 at the Pavilion at Expo Square. To ensure your name appears in the graduation program, please return your RSVP card to the Information Center in North Hall or RSVP online. All RSVP submissions should be made by Monday, April 18 at 5 p.m.

Lt. Governor Todd Lamb will serve as the keynote speaker for this year’s ceremony. Douglas Henderson, director of the OSU Cowboy Marching Band, will lead a pre-ceremony concert beginning at 6:30 p.m. For more ceremony details, visit the OSU-Tulsa website or call 918-594-8164.

Guest speaker to explore legal aspects of green building

McGlameryKeith McGlamery, OSU graduate and founder of the McGlamery law firm in Washington, D.C., will present “Legal Aspects of Green Building” on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. in North Hall 250. During the lecture, he will explore the legal issues that affect environmentally-friendly buildings and sustainable businesses.

The presentation is the spring 2011 Puterbaugh Foundation Ethics Lecture and is free and open to the public.