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OSU-Tulsa News

Thursday, June 13, 2013

OSU-Tulsa hosts Harwelden Institute Repertory Performances

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The Arts and Humanities Council of Tulsa will present a series of Harwelden Institute Repertory Performances on Monday, June 17 and Friday, June 21 in the OSU-Tulsa Auditorium.

Three performances are scheduled each day for public school teachers to preview the programs available for the 2013-2014 school year. Performances include “Afternoons with Emery,” by Tulsa Modern Movement, “All American Brass,” by Tulsa Symphony and “Puss in Boots, and Other Cat Tails,” by FirstAge Children's Theater.

The Harwelden Institute for Arts in Education, a partnership of Tulsa artists, arts organizations and schools, joins artists and teachers to bring aesthetic education to students. The Harwelden Institute, which began in 1984 with eight schools, currently has 54 schools participating and reaches more than 18,000 students each year in Tulsa, Jenks, Broken Arrow, Owasso and Sand Springs.

Miller honored by the Arts & Humanities Council of Tulsa

Teresa Miller, executive director of the Oklahoma Center for Poets and Writers at OSU-TulsaThe Arts & Humanities Council of Tulsa recently honored Teresa Miller, executive director of the Oklahoma Center for Poets and Writers at OSU-Tulsa, with a prestigious Harwelden Award.

Miller received the Liddy Doenges Individual Award for her work with aspiring writers and for promoting literature in the community. She founded the Oklahoma Center for Poets and Writers in 1994 to recognize internationally known writers and provide opportunities for writers.

Miller is an author as well as executive producer and host of the statewide television program “Writing Out Loud.” She is a guest curator of an exhibit on display at the Oklahoma History Center focused on Oklahoma writers.

OSU-Tulsa professor to give keynote at Tulsa Global Alliance meeting

Jami Armstron Fullerton

Dr. Jami Fullerton, professor and the Peggy Welch Chair in Strategic Communications at OSU-Tulsa, is the keynote speaker at the Tulsa Global Alliance Annual Meeting on Monday, June 17 at 6 p.m. at the Harwelden Mansion, 2210 South Main.

Her presentation “Propaganda, Promotion or Public Diplomacy,” will focus on Fullerton's  research about how U.S. government sponsored global media campaigns impact international public opinion about America. In May, Fullerton’s latest research study with Dr. Alice Kendrick, professor of advertising at Southern Methodist University, was published online in American Behavioral Scientist.

Fullerton sits on the board of directors for Tulsa Global Alliance, a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing global awareness, understanding and opportunities in northeastern Oklahoma by hosting international visitors, promoting global education and developing international citizen diplomacy.