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OSU-Tulsa News

Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2011

OSU-Tulsa to close for Thanksgiving holiday

OSU-Tulsa will be closed Thursday and Friday in observance of the national Thanksgiving holiday.
All academic services and business offices, including the Bursar Office, will close early at 5 p.m. on Wednesday. The OSU-Tulsa Bookstore will be open until 7 p.m. on Wednesday and closed throughout the weekend.

In addition, Subway and Mo Joe’s Coffee Cafe and Foodery will close at 5 p.m. on Wednesday and remain closed until Monday. 

The Main Hall Commons only will be open on Friday for students who wish to study. The Computer Lab will reopen for regular business hours from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday and 1-9 p.m. on Sunday. The Library will also resume regular business hours from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and 1-9 p.m. on Sunday.

Make the holidays brighter for local children

Cowboy TreeOSU-Tulsa is sponsoring its annual Cowboy Tree to collect clothes, toys and other holiday gifts for underprivileged children at the university’s Partners in Education school, Academy Central Elementary.

The Cowboy Tree is located in the North Hall Lobby near the Information Center. If you wish to participate, select a cowboy boot and register your name, along with the name of your selected cowboy, at the Information Center. After purchasing one or more gifts, attach the child’s name and school to each item and return the wrapped gift to the Information Center by 5 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 16.

OSU students invited to compete for $40,000 in prizes in Riata Business Plan Competition

What's your big idea?What’s your big idea? Students with an idea for a new business can enter the third annual Riata Business Plan Competition and win thousands of dollars to start the business. The deadline to file an intent to compete application is Friday, Dec. 16.

The winning plan will receive $25,000, while second- and third-place finishers will receive $10,000 and $5,000, respectively. The competition is open to all OSU students. To register or to learn more, visit the Riata Center for Entrepreneurship's website or call 405-744-7552.

Symposium to Mark World AIDS Day

Red AIDS ribbonTulsa Cares will host the World AIDS Day Symposium, “It takes a village to fight HIV/AIDS,” in the OSU-Tulsa Auditorium on Thursday, Dec. 1 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Speakers at the event include Jim Ott, a school psychologist, Dr. Timothy Harrison, senior policy advisor in the Office of HIV/AIDS at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Christopher Grano, prevention director of Northern Colorado AIDS Project, and Craig Reffner, statewide coordinator of Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc. HIV/AIDS Legal Resource Project. To register for the symposium, or for more information, visit www.tulsacares.org.