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OSU-Tulsa News

Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012

Earn college credit on service learning trip to South Africa

Practicum in Health and Wellness in Cape Town, South AfricaThe OSU College of Education is seeking participants for a three-week travel abroad service learning course in Capetown, South Africa June 21-July 15. Students can earn three credits by enrolling in Practicum in Health & Wellness in Capetown, South Africa.

A partnership with the University of Western Cape, the course will focus on health promotion/disease prevention and the social, cultural, environmental and other factors that contribute to current disease states. Students will learn about health care in South Africa, HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and other communicable diseases, alcohol use and non-communicable diseases.

“Students will work with residents and health care workers in Capetown to provide sustainable development actions for community and staff,” said Dr. Amy Bowersock

Cost of the trip is approximately $6,000, which includes tuition, project fees, lodging, airfare and insurance. For more information, contact Dr. Bridget Miller, Dr. Amy Bowersock or Dr. Julie Croff or visit the course webpage.

OSU-Tulsa hosts Tasting the Master’s Way on Friday

Randa Warren will lead guests through a blind tasting of European and California wines from 5:30-7 p.m. in the Conference Center as part of the Philbrook Wine Exploration Series.

One of only 18 female Master Sommeliers in the world, Warren will showcase a variety of simple and complex wines during the sold out event.

The 2012 Wine Exploration Series is a partnership between the Philbrook Museum, OSU School of Hotel & Restaurant Administration, OSU-Tulsa, Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar and TulsaPeople.

OSU Energy Education

Going Green Logo You can easily save energy in the winter by setting your home thermostat to 68 degrees while you're awake and setting it lower while you're asleep or away from home. By turning your thermostat back 10–15 degrees for eight hours, you can save as much as 15 percent on your heating bill.

In Tulsa, For Tulsa

OSU-Tulsa ad depicting Pistol Pete interacting with the crowd at the Martin Luther King Jr. Day ParadeFor more than 30 years, Oklahoma State University has been part of downtown Tulsa. From the Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade and Oklahoma Chautauqua to the Tulsa Area United Way Day of Caring and Tulsa International Mayfest, OSU-Tulsa is proud to be a community partner creating a brighter Tulsa.