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OSU-Tulsa News

Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016

OSU-Tulsa academic services offices add hours to accommodate evening schedules

Andrea Turner, lead enrollment specialist with OSU-Tulsa Academic Services, prepares for later hours to provide added convenience for students.
Andrea Turner, lead enrollment specialist with OSU-Tulsa Academic Services, prepares for later hours to provide added convenience for students.

OSU-Tulsa’s academic services offices will remain open until 7 p.m. on the first Tuesday of each month through April. The initiative, called O-State Open Late, is part of an effort to accommodate students’ busy work and family schedules by providing additional time to complete admission and enrollment.

Admissions, advising, bursar, enrollment, financial aid and graduate student services will have late hours on Feb. 2, March 1 and April 5. Students can schedule an appointment, call 918-594-8271 or visit North Hall 130.

For additional information about undergraduate enrollment and advising, call OSU-Tulsa Academic Services at 918-594-8355, visit North Hall 130 or go to the Advisement Services website. For graduate students, additional information about services open late may be viewed at the Graduate Student Services website.

OSU-Tulsa police chief named to Leadership Tulsa class


OSU-Tulsa Police Chief Melvin Murdock has been selected to participate in Leadership Tulsa, a flagship program that helps local leaders build their personal, professional and community leadership skills. He is one of 51 Tulsans who were chosen for Class 55 of the nine-month program.

Participants are selected through a competitive application process and are chosen to reflect a diversity of ideas, life experiences, viewpoints and professions.

Leadership Tulsa is a nonprofit organization geared at identifying, developing and connecting diverse leaders in the city who impact the community through service. Participants meet monthly to explore needs and issues within the city and will build their personal, professional and community leadership skills through classes, retreats and internships.

OSU-Tulsa writing contest winning entries available for viewing

The winning entries in the 2015 OSU-Tulsa Creative Writing Contest are now available to view on the OSU-Tulsa website.
The short story winners are John Dixon, first place for “Simulcra and Manifestation,” Lacy Haynie, second place for “Lost,” and Jason Hart, third place for “The Ancients.” Poetry winners include Yan Xu, first place for “The Snowbird,” Tamara Keane, second place for “Holiday Card,” and Hanna Al-Jibouri, third place for “For T and Her Mother.”

The annual contest is open to all OSU-Tulsa students. To learn more about the contest or to read the winning entries, visit the contest website.

Official OSU Class Ring orders available on campus next month

The OSU Alumni Association will take orders for 2016 OSU Class Rings on Monday, Feb. 22 from 3-7 p.m. in the North Hall Lobby. Students and alumni may view samples and get measured for ring size.

The official ring is available to OSU graduates and upper class students in good standing with the university. It was designed by a group of OSU students, alumni and administrators and is the only official ring recognized by the university.

The deadline is March 4 for orders before the spring 2016 ring ceremony on Thursday, April 28. For more information about the class ring, visit the OSU Alumni Association website.

Remember the 10

Remember the 10

OSU is paying tribute to ten members of the OSU family who lost their lives in a plane crash in Colorado 15 years ago yesterday.

A plane carrying OSU basketball players Nathan Z. Fleming and Daniel P. Lawson, Jr., sports information employee William R. Hancock III, director of basketball operations Pat Noyes, trainer Brian W. Luinstra, student manager Jared G. Weiberg, broadcast engineer Kendall Durfey, broadcaster William Teitgens (Teegins), pilot Denver R. Mills and co-pilot Bjorn Fahlstrom  crashed in a snowstorm on the way home from a game against the University of Colorado.

A tribute video may be viewed at OState.tv.