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OSU-Tulsa News

Thursday, March 1, 2012

Summer, Fall enrollment begins Monday

Three OSU-Tulsa students wearing orangeEnrollment for summer and fall classes at OSU begins Monday. Enrolling as soon as possible allows students to get the classes they need and avoid long lines during walk-in advising hours.

Priority and graduate students may begin enrolling on Monday, followed by seniors, juniors and transfer students. Visit the enrollment schedule webpage to view the complete calendar with enrollment dates.

All undergraduate students must meet with an advisor prior to enrolling.  Undergraduate students can schedule advising appointments by calling 918-594-8271 or 918-594-8355. Graduate students may speak with a graduate counselor by calling 918-594-8445.

Students who enroll by April 3 will be entered into a drawing for one of six $250 tuition waivers for the fall semester.

View the complete summer and fall schedule to see what classes are available. Summer terms begin May 14, June 4 and July 2. Fall classes begin Aug. 20.

Prevent Blindness Oklahoma hosting 21st annual Sip for Sight fundraiser

Prevent Blindness Oklahoma LogoOSU-Tulsa will host the 21st annual Sip for Sight fundraiser on Saturday in the Main Hall Commons from 7-9:30 p.m.

The wine tasting gala benefits Prevent Blindness Oklahoma, a non-profit organization dedicated exclusively to preserving sight and preventing blindness. Guests will enjoy more than 70 wines and ales and sample cuisine from many of Tulsa’s finest restaurants. The evening will also include a silent auction.

Proceeds from Sip for Sight help provide free vision screenings to thousands of Oklahoma children each year. During the 2010-2011 school year, the program provided nearly 300,000 eye screenings to public school students.

Tickets are $75 and may be purchased by calling 918-496-3484, ext. 100. Participants must be at least 21 years old.

Pinar to present Curriculum Studies Project Lectureship Friday

The OSU Curriculum Studies Project Distinguished Lectureship will host Dr. William F. Pinar on Friday from 4:30-5:30 p.m. in North Hall 250 at OSU-Tulsa.

Pinar, recipient of the AERA Lifetime Achievement Award, will present “Allegories of the Present: Curriculum Development in a Culture of Narcissism and Presentism.”

Pinar is Canada Research Chair and Professor of Curriculum Theory at the University of British Columbia and has authored dozens of books.

His presentation is sponsored by the Curriculum Studies Project, the OSU School of Teaching and Curriculum Leadership and OSU-Tulsa. The presentation is open to the public.