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OSU-Tulsa News

Thursday, July 26, 2012

OSU-Tulsa University Police to participate in ‘More Cops, More Stops’ Campaign

University Police BadgeOSU-Tulsa University Police will participate in the statewide “More Cops, More Stops” campaign starting Friday.

“We’re pleased to take part in this initiative with other agencies across Oklahoma,” said OSU-Tulsa Chief of Police Melvin Murdock. “We’ll be focusing our patrols on the intersections around campus to make sure drivers are making proper stops and following traffic laws.”

The effort, which runs through Aug. 5, calls for law enforcement agencies to step up enforcement of traffic violations. Officers will increase patrols and crack down on drunken driving, seat belt violations and other traffic violations.

Orientation session offers resources for graduate students

Graduate Student OrientationThe OSU-Tulsa Graduate Student Services Center will host Graduate Student Orientation on Saturday, Aug. 18 at 11 a.m. in the Main Hall Commons.

“Orientation helps students in our graduate programs get started on the right track and also offers resources for continuing and future students,” said Aaron Christensen, graduate student services manager. “We’ll be providing students with information and tips to help them get the most out of their graduate education.”

Students will be able to meet fellow graduate students, professors and Graduate Student Services Center staff, receive information on resources and services available at OSU-Tulsa and learn about upcoming workshops and events. Refreshments will be provided and door prizes will be available.

All new, current and future OSU graduate students are invited to attend. For more information, contact the Graduate Student Services Center at 918-594-8445.

Bedlam Run to affect entrances to OSU-Tulsa Saturday morning

Access to OSU-Tulsa from the main entrance at Detroit Avenue and John Hope Franklin Boulevard and the southeast entrance on Greenwood Avenue from Archer Street will be closed Saturday from approximately 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. for the Bedlam Run in Tulsa’s Blue Dome District.

The event includes a 5k and 10k race and Fun Run that will go through the OSU-Tulsa campus, beginning in the Blue Dome District on 2nd Street and continuing north on Elgin Avenue to John Hope Franklin Boulevard.

Race-day registration is $30 per person and opens at 6:30 a.m. For more information, visit the Bedlam Run website.

Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to enter campus from Pine Street and go south on Greenwood Avenue to access Parking Lot A. Drivers may experience some traffic delays.