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Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013

Center for Poets and Writers executive director to be inducted into library hall of fame

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Teresa Miller, executive director of the Oklahoma Center for Poets and Writers at OSU-Tulsa, will be inducted into the Tulsa City-County Library Hall of Fame on Saturday, Dec. 7 at the Hardesty Regional Library.

Miller founded the Oklahoma Center for Poets and Writers in 1994 and has worked with the Tulsa City-County Library and other community organizations through the Tulsa Reads program to bring a number of notable authors to Tulsa, including Khaled Hosseini, Margaret Atwood, Alexander McCall Smith and Pat Conroy. She is also the executive producer and host for the television program Writing Out Loud.

The author of two novels, Remnants of Glory and Family Correspondence, Miller has also published a memoir titled Means of Transit.

The hall of fame was established in 1982 to honor individuals who have provided leadership and made exemplary contributions of time, talent and energy toward the development of the Tulsa City-County Library.

Graduate education workshop focuses programs at OSU-Tulsa

Learn how a graduate degree can benefit you during “Graduate Education: The Next Step,” a Graduate Student Services Center workshop at OSU-Tulsa on Tuesday, Oct. 29 at 5:30 p.m. in North Hall 140.

The workshop offers an overview of the master’s, doctoral and certificate programs available at OSU-Tulsa, tips to prepare for graduate entrance exams and outlines the step-by-step process for applying to the OSU Graduate College.

OSU-Tulsa offers graduate programs in a variety of fields, including business, engineering, human sciences, liberal arts and education. For more information, contact the OSU-Tulsa Graduate Student Services Center at 918-594-8445 or visit their website.

Fall Staff Conference focuses on diversity in the workplace

OSU in Tulsa Human Resources will present the Fall Staff Conference, "Our differences… our connections," on Oct. 24-25 at the OSU-Tulsa Helmerich Research Center.

Participants will learn how to use differences to enhance connections at work and in life. Conference topics include cross-cultural interaction, team strategies, expressing appreciation and how to tap into the strengths of generational diversity in the workplace.

The conference is open to all OSU-Tulsa and OSU Center for Health Sciences staff. Lunch will be provided for registered participants. For more information or to register, visit the Fall Staff Conference website.

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