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OSU-Tulsa News

Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014

State superintendent candidates to debate at OSU-Tulsa

John Cox,  Joy Hofmeister
John Cox, Joy Hofmeister

OSU, in partnership with OETA and the Oklahoma League of Women Voters, will host a state superintendent debate with candidates John Cox and Joy Hofmeister on Tuesday, Oct. 28 at 7 p.m., as part of the OSU Debate Series: Decision 2014 and OETA’s Oklahoma Votes 2014 statewide election coverage.

The one-hour debate will be held at the OSU-Tulsa Auditorium, 700 N. Greenwood Ave., in downtown Tulsa. OETA will air the debate live across the state and stream online at www.oeta.tv, with viewers encouraged to join the conversation on their social media platforms by using the hashtag #okvotes14.

Dr. Brandon Lenoir, OSU visiting professor of political science, will serve on a panel with Oklahoma journalists and OETA managing editor Dick Pryor will moderate the debate.  OSU students will help facilitate the event.  The debate will also stream live at www.ostate.tv.  

The superintendent debate is scheduled to last one hour and will include questions from the panel as well as selected questions from OSU students. The debate is free of charge and open to the public, however seating is limited and on a first-come, first-serve basis. Doors open at 6:15 p.m.

In addition to this state superintendent debate, OSU is hosting the only scheduled state gubernatorial debate on Thursday, Oct. 2 and a U.S. Senate debate on Tuesday, Oct. 7, both at the OSU Student Union Theater in Stillwater.  

OSU-Tulsa career fair offers opportunity to meet potential employers

OSU-Tulsa student Kathey Ceass speaks with a recruiter during the Spring 2014 Career Fair.
OSU-Tulsa student Kathey Ceass speaks with a recruiter during the Spring 2014 Career Fair.

OSU students and alumni will have the opportunity to meet representatives from companies hiring for part-time, full-time and internship positions at the OSU-Tulsa Career Fair on Thursday, Oct. 9. A record number of employers have already registered for this career fair.  Students can view the list of employers attending, along with majors they are seeking and jobs and internships they have posted, by visiting hireosugrads.com.

The Career Fair, which offers opportunities for students in all majors, will take place from 3-5 p.m. in the Main Hall Commons. Participants should come professionally dressed, bring résumés and be prepared to meet potential employers.

Participants can also have a free digital photo taken for use on professional websites, blogs and social networking sites like LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter.

View a complete list of employers and graduate schools attending the career fair and the degrees they are seeking at hireosugrads.com. Pre-registration is not required.

Save the date for Tulsa Research Partners’ Citywide Research Day

Research Partners Logo

The Tulsa Research Partners will be hosting the second Citywide Research Day on Friday, Nov. 7 at the Tulsa Community College Center for Creativity, 906 S. Boston Ave. OSU-Tulsa and OSU Center for Health Sciences are Tulsa Research Partners member institutions.

Students and faculty from OSU-Tulsa can submit posters and papers for the event. A call for papers will be issued soon and information will be provided on how to enter. The event is open to all students and faculty from the Tulsa area.

The theme of this year’s event, “STEMulating Connections,” aims to promote science, technology, engineering and math research and education in Tulsa. For more information or questions about the Citywide Research Day, contact George Louthan.

Campus Life offers Qdoba for National Hispanic Heritage Month

Qdoba food

In celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month, Campus Life will offer free food from Qdoba on Oct. 7 from 3:30-4:30 p.m. in the North Hall Lobby.

During the month, the U.S. recognizes contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans and celebrates the group’s heritage and culture. Hispanic Heritage Month runs Sept. 15 through Oct. 15. Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua celebrate their independence on Sept. 15. In addition, Mexico declared independence on Sept. 16, followed by Chile’s independence on Sept. 18 and Belize on Sept. 21.