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OSU-Tulsa News

Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012

Gov. Fallin and Cabinet Hold Town Hall Meeting at OSU-Tulsa

Fallin speaking at OSU-TulsaNearly 300 people filled the OSU-Tulsa auditorium on Wednesday to greet Gov. Mary Fallin and 11 members of her Cabinet during a special Town Hall Forum focusing on issues affecting Tulsa and northeastern Oklahoma.

Fallin, an OSU alumnae, and the Cabinet members touched on a number of topics during the nearly two-hour session, ranging from education, the development of Oklahoma’s high tech jobs sector, transportation infrastructure and more.

Following reports from the state leaders, Fallin answered questions from the audience, including further discussion on education, the feasibility of a light rail system between Tulsa and Oklahoma City and the importance of the aerospace industry to Oklahoma.

The Town Hall Forum was the first event live-streamed on OSU’s new online network, OStateTV.

OSU launches online video system, OStateTV

OStateTV LogoOSU-Tulsa is taking part in a new university-wide video network that launched this week. OStateTV, available at http://OState.TV, is making it easier than ever to view video that showcases OSU events, people, expertise and spirit.

OStateTV is the one-stop source for OSU video, bringing together all OSU campuses, colleges and organizations, as well as students, employees and alumni, through a variety of online channels on one platform.  Content is available across all devices: personal computers, tablets and smart phones.

OStateTV has more than 30 online channels of content. Users can access content via topics -- such as Arts, Humanities; Education, Learning; Human Health, Wellness; Research; Sports, Leisure -- or through the various OSU campuses and colleges. Most of the channels feature an elegant preview video.

Gov. Mary Fallin’s Town Hall Forum was the first event streamed live on the online network. The university will broadcast its Oct. 20 homecoming parade and its Nov. 1 OStateTEDx event live.  It also will carry live athletic events, musical concerts, featured speakers and more.

Student Services Fair set for Tuesday and Wednesday

Representatives from a number of on-campus services available for students will be participating in the OSU-Tulsa Student Services Fair on Tuesday and Wednesday in the North Hall Lobby and Main Hall Commons from 3:30-5 p.m.

Undergraduate Advising, Graduate Student Services, Career Services, Disability Services, Intramural Sports, Learning Services Center, OSU-Tulsa Medical Clinic, Minority Student Services, Scholarship and Financial Aid, Student Organizations, Testing Center, Wellness Center, Counseling Center and OSU-Tulsa University Police representatives will all be on hand to highlight the various services they offer.

OSU Class Rings available Oct. 8

OSU Class RingThe OSU Alumni Association will showcase the Official OSU Class Ring on Monday, Oct. 8 from 3-7 p.m. in the North Hall Lobby.

The ring is available to alumni and current students with 60 or more credit hours. It was designed by a group of OSU students, alumni and administrators and is the only official ring recognized by the university.

Visit the association’s website for pricing information, photos and videos about the ring. For more information, call 405-744-1456.

Still time to register for Cowboy Bootcamp for Entrepreneurs

Cowboy Bootcamp for EntrepreneursThere’s still time to register for the Cowboy Bootcamp for Entrepreneurs, which starts Saturday, Oct. 6 at OSU-Tulsa. The program assists aspiring entrepreneurs in creating successful, growth-oriented businesses.

The six-session program is presented by the Riata Center for Entrepreneurship in the Spears School of Business. Sessions take place every Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to noon through Nov. 10 in OSU-Tulsa’s Conference Center. To register, call 405-744-7871 or visit the Riata Center’s website.