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OSU-Tulsa News

Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013

Welcome Week activities set for OSU-Tulsa students

United Way day of Caring
Recruiter Scott King greets students at the Career Services open house during Welcome Week in 2012.

OSU-Tulsa will host a number of activities during Welcome Week to greet students at the start of the fall semester. All events will run Monday through Thursday.

Campus ambassadors will be available from 4-5:30 p.m. near building entrances to help students find classes and locate university services. Ambassadors will also be handing out OSU-Tulsa giveaways to students.

Campus Life will be handing out free pizza to students  in the North Hall Lobby at 4 p.m. each day.

Career Services, located in North Hall 130, will host an open house to showcase job resources and services available at OSU. Students will receive a free HireOSUGrads.com T-shirt while supplies last and can register for door prizes.

During Welcome Week, the OSU-Tulsa Information Center will be open extended hours from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Students can visit the Information Center in the North Hall Lobby or call 918-594-8000 for help locating a classroom or to make a reservation for BOB, OSU’s Big Orange Bus.

Volunteer with OSU in Tulsa for the United Way Day of Caring

United Way day of Caring

OSU-Tulsa and OSU Center for Health Sciences are seeking volunteers to assist the Eugene Field neighborhood as part of the United Way Day of Caring on Friday, Sept. 6. Volunteers will receive a free breakfast at the West Mabee Boys and Girls Club and Salvation Army at 7 a.m. before heading out to work on projects.

OSU in Tulsa volunteers will be working with Community Action Project in the Brightwaters Apartments on landscaping, maintenance, painting and other tasks to help spruce up the complex.

Landscaping volunteers should contact Betty Jo Westerfield at 918-561-8264 or bettyjo.westerfield@okstate.edu. Maintenance and painting volunteers should contact Bria Taylor at 918-561-1219 or bria.taylor@okstate.edu.

Get your cowboy gear ready for College Colors Day Aug. 30

College Colors Day

Cowboy fans at OSU-Tulsa are encouraged to wear their orange and black OSU apparel on College Colors Day on Friday, Aug. 30. Fans across America participate in this annual celebration dedicated to promoting the traditions and school spirit that make the college experience great.

Show your OSU Cowboy spirit and wear your favorite orange apparel in the classroom or at work. OSU-Tulsa fans can show their spirit on social media during College Colors Day by posting pictures on the OSU-Tulsa Facebook page or tagging photos @OSUTulsa on Twitter and using the hashtag #CollegeColors.

Progress continues on campus ‘oranging up’ efforts

The next phase of OSU-Tulsa’s ongoing “oranging up” campus beautification project is set to begin on Friday. Workers will begin utility work along Detroit Avenue near the campus entrance. OSU-Tulsa will be collaborating with the City of Tulsa on street and adjoining land improvements. The campus is working to improve OSU’s visibility as part of a rejuvenated downtown Tulsa.

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