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OSU-Tulsa News

Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014

OSU-Tulsa to host special guest Anita Hill, documentary screening

Anita movie poster

The Oklahoma Center for Poets and Writers at OSU-Tulsa will host special guest Anita Hill for a screening of the documentary, “Anita—Speaking Truth to Power,” on Thursday, Feb. 20 at 7 p.m. in the OSU-Tulsa Auditorium.

Hill, an Oklahoma native and graduate of OSU, was pushed into the national spotlight in 1991, when she accused U.S. Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas of sexual harassment. The documentary takes a look back at the U.S. Senate confirmation hearings that captured the nation’s attention and examines how Hill’s testimony, which ignited a political firestorm about sexual harassment, race, power and politics, still resonates more than 20 years later.

Academy Award-winning filmmaker Freida Mock, who directed the documentary, will join Hill for the screening. Mock will interview Hill and both will answer questions from the audience.

For more information or to purchase tickets, call JoAnn Fennell at 918-272-6778. 

PC's Coffee House now open in North Hall

PC's Coffee House
PC's Coffee House serves fresh brewed specialty coffee, frozen and iced drinks as well as a variety of snacks.

PC's Coffee House is now open in North Hall next to Subway. The coffee shop offers a variety of coffees, smoothies, fresh fruit, sandwiches and snacks.

The facility was recently renovated with new flooring, paint and kitchen equipment and is now accessible from North Hall, the courtyard and through Subway.

PC’s Coffee House is open 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

OSU in Tulsa nearing $3 million in energy savings

$30 million energy savings

OSU-Tulsa and OSU-CHS are nearing $3 million in savings through the university's energy conservation program. The OSU system has saved more than $30 million since the program was launched in July 2007, with OSU-Tulsa saving $1,450,284 through December 2013.

OSU launched its energy education program through a partnership with Energy Education Inc., now Cenergistic. The Dallas-based company was founded by OSU alumnus William Spears, Ph.D.

OSU’s energy savings efforts have far exceeded expectations. The system is $10.8 million above the savings goal it set in 2007.

Students, alumni can order official OSU Class Ring

OSU Class Ring

The OSU Alumni Association will showcase the official OSU Class Ring on Monday, March 3, 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.

The deadline to order a ring before the spring 2014 ring ceremony is Feb. 23 and the deadline for the spring 2014 commencement is March 13. For more information, contact Cheryl McKinzie at 405-744-8716 or visit the OSU Alumni Association Website.

Students: Win OSU vs. Oklahoma Basketball tickets

OSU-Tulsa Campus Life is giving away a pair of tickets to the OSU vs. University of Oklahoma basketball game on Saturday, Feb. 15. To be entered into the drawing for the tickets, students should email tulsa.news@okstate.edu by 8 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 10. The winner will be notified by noon on Monday.