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OSU-Tulsa News

Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011

Annual Vintage O-State to raise scholarship funds

Vintage O-StateThe Tulsa Chapter of the OSU Alumni Association will host the 11th annual Vintage O-State on Saturday, Nov. 19.

The ticketed event will begin at 7 p.m. in OSU-Tulsa’s Main Hall Commons. Proceeds benefit Tulsa-area high school students planning to attend OSU and transfer students attending OSU-Tulsa.

OSU alumna Kristin Dickerson, an anchor at KTUL in Tulsa, will emcee the event, which will feature various wines and beers along with heavy hors d'oeuvres.

Tickets are $65 per person for OSU Alumni Association members and $75 per person for nonmembers. To purchase tickets, visit the alumni association’s website.

Grant-writing workshop offers ideas for securing research funds

The OSU in Tulsa Office of Research will present "Beginning Grant Writing: The Process," an all-day workshop intended to provide an introduction to the process of securing funding for researchl.

The workshop, which is free and open to faculty and staff, takes place from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 16 in North Hall 118 and 119. Lunch will be provided.

Linda Mason of the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education will facilitate. Participants are encouraged to bring a topic of interest requiring funding to the workshop. They are also asked to bring a laptop computer and flash drive for writing projects.

Registration is required. Those interested should send an email with their name, email address, telephone number, institution name and title to lmason@osrhe.edu. The deadline to register is Friday, Nov. 11.

Oklahoma Psychological Association annual conference to be held at OSU-Tulsa

The 2011 Oklahoma Psychological Association will hold its annual conference tomorrow and Saturday on the OSU-Tulsa campus. The conference theme is "Psychotheraly, Medications and Ethics in the Digital Age."

The conference offers tracks for professionals and students, allowing opportunities for networking and professional development. Topics to be discussed include Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, the ethics of clinical practice in the digital age and the effectiveness of psychiatric medications in treating chemical imbalances.

The Oklahoma Psychological Association, an affiliate of the American Psychological Association, was founded in 1946 and serves to represent psychology in Oklahoma through activities such as research, applied psychology, community outreach, workshops and publications.

To learn more and to register, visit the OPA website at okpsych.org.