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OSU-Tulsa News

Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011

OSU in Tulsa campuses to receive StormReady certification Wednesday

StormReady LogoThe National Weather Service will recognize OSU Center for Health Sciences and OSU-Tulsa as StormReady universities at a presentation ceremony on Wednesday.

Students, faculty and staff are invited to attend the presentation at 3 p.m. in Founders Hall on the OSU-CHS campus. All are encouraged to wear orange to show their OSU Pride.

StormReady certified campuses have implemented equipment and policies recommended by the NWS to receive advance warning of a hazardous weather situation such as a tornado, flash flood or ice storm. Officials then initiate safety procedures for the campus community.

For more information on OSU-Tulsa's severe weather procedures, including shelter information, visit the OSU-Tulsa Safety website.

OSU-Tulsa entrances affected Saturday morning by John 3:16 Mission Run

Access to OSU-Tulsa will be affected Saturday morning from about 7 a.m. to noon for the John 3:16 Mission Run in downtown Tulsa. Participants will run through campus east on John Hope Franklin Boulevard and south on Greenwood Avenue.

Police officers will be positioned at campus entrances to monitor pedestrian traffic and allow cars to enter as the race permits. To avoid the race course, enter the east side of campus by traveling south on Greenwood Avenue from Pine Street. Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to arrive early and anticipate traffic delays.

Learn about ways to pay for college during Financial Aid Awareness Week

OSU-Tulsa will host Financial Aid and Scholarship Awareness Week Oct. 31 – Nov. 4 to help students learn about programs and scholarships available to help pay for their college education.

Representatives from OSU-Tulsa’s Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid will be in the North Hall Lobby on Monday and Tuesday from 3:30-5 p.m. to answer questions. An information table will also be set up in the North Hall Lobby Monday through Friday.

“Financial Aid 101” will be presented on Wednesday, Nov. 2 at 2:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. in the B.S. Roberts Room.  Participants will learn about different federal, state and institutional financial aid programs, including scholarships, grants, work-study employment and loan programs.

For more information, email the OSU-Tulsa Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid or call 918-594-8273.

Lunch and Learn Spotlight Series gives staff a look at OSU in Tulsa's functions

OSU in Tulsa Human Resources will present a series of "Lunch and Learn" training sessions to give OSU-Tulsa and OSU-CHS staff insight into different departments and programs.

The monthly workshops take place from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Tulsa Room on the OSU-Tulsa campus. Tuesday's workshop, hosted by Dr. William Pettit, covers Rural Health. Attendees are encouraged to bring lunch; cookies will be provided.

The series runs through July 2012. For more information, visit the OSU in Tulsa Training website.