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OSU-Tulsa News

Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013

Finish Orange program ensures easy transfer from OSU-IT to OSU-Tulsa

President Barnett, left, OSU President Burns Hargis and OSUIT President Bill Path sign the Finish Orange agreement.
President Howard Barnett, left, OSU President Burns Hargis and OSU-IT President Bill Path sign the Finish Orange agreement.

OSU Institute of Technology students will now be able to easily "finish orange" and earn a bachelor's degree in business through a new program launched Monday during a special ceremony in Okmulgee.

OSU-Tulsa President Howard Barnett, OSU-IT President Bill R. Path and OSU President Burns Hargis signed the agreement creating the Finish Orange partnership. The program ensures a simple transitions for OSU-IT students who want to continue their education at OSU-Tulsa or OSU-Stillwater and earn a Bachelor of Science in General Business.

Scott King, recruiter, Susan Johnson, director of academic relations, Harvey McCabe, senior academic counselor, JJ Smith, assistant director of student recruitment, and Susan Tolbart, director of recruitment and student development, worked to establish details of the agreement with OSU-IT.

OSU-Tulsa completed a similar agreement with OSU-Oklahoma City in September. For more information about Finish Orange, contact Prospective Student Services at 918-594-8355.

Help make the holidays brighter for Academy Central Elementary students

The OSU-Tulsa Cowboy Tree in the North Hall Lobby last year.

Students, faculty and staff can help make the holidays a little brighter for children at Academy Central Elementary, OSU-Tulsa's Partner in Education school. OSU-Tulsa is collecting clothes, toys and other gifts through the annual Cowboy Tree.

To participate, select a cowboy boot from the tree and register your name, along with the name of your selected cowboy or cowgirl, at the Information Center. Then simply return the wrapped gifts with the child's name attached to the Information Center.

The Cowboy Tree will be in the North Hall Lobby beginning Monday. All gifts are due to at the Information Center by 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 18 so they can be delivered to Academy Central Elementary School before the holidays.

Stay up-to-date with OSU-Tulsa winter weather closing information

Winter is approaching and with it the possibility of snow, ice and other severe weather. Students, faculty and staff should be aware of OSU-Tulsa's severe weather closing procedures.

OSU-Tulsa rarely closes. Classes may be cancelled if extreme weather conditions or emergency situations arise.

In the event the campus closes, information will be posted in the "News" section on the OSU-Tulsa home page, an email will be sent to students, faculty and staff from tulsa.news@okstate.edu and there will be a recording on the main campus phone number at 918-594-8000. Information will also be posted to OSU-Tulsa's Facebook and Twitter.

In addition, the media will be notified in the event of campus closing. Please watch the OSU-Tulsa home page for the most up-to-date information.

Students concerned about the cancellation of a specific course should contact their course instructor.