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OSU-Tulsa News

THURSDAY, May 12, 2011

Bliss named 2011 President’s Outstanding Faculty Member

BlissDr. Timm Bliss has been named this year’s recipient of the President’s Outstanding Faculty Award, the highest honor awarded to faculty at OSU-Tulsa. President Howard Barnett made the presentation during Monday night’s graduation ceremony.

Bliss is as an associate professor of aerospace administration and operations and was appointed the Roger Hardesty Endowed Chair in Aviation Science in 2008. He has taught at OSU for 11 years and has consistently received outstanding evaluations from his undergraduate and graduate students. He has chaired several master’s and doctoral committees and is the co-author of a new textbook to be published this fall.

The President’s Outstanding Faculty Award is presented each year at OSU-Tulsa for outstanding contributions in service to students, classroom performance and service to the campus community. Recipients receive $1,500 which is provided through private donations. The monetary reward is intended to encourage exceptional teaching.

OSU-Tulsa to host “The Everlasting Beatles” May 19

The BeatlesThe Oklahoma Historical Society will present “The Everlasting Beatles” on Thursday, May 19 at 7 p.m. in the OSU-Tulsa Auditorium. British filmmaker David Silver will present the program that explores the cultural phenomenon and enduring presence of one of history’s most famous bands.

The presentation is part of the Oklahoma Historical Society’s efforts to develop and build the Oklahoma Museum of Music and Popular Culture in downtown Tulsa’s Brady Arts District. OSU-Tulsa is currently home to “Another Hot Oklahoma Night: A Rock & Roll Exhibit,” which opened at the Oklahoma History Center in 2009 before moving to Tulsa in March.

The event is free and open to the public. Seating is limited and doors will open at 6:30 p.m.