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The Current: OSU-Tulsa News

thursday, September 22, 2016

HEP students meet multiple employers in minutes during speed networking event

OSU-Tulsa Health Education and Promotion students make the rounds during a speed networking event with area employers in North Hall last week.
OSU-Tulsa Health Education and Promotion students make the rounds during a speed networking event with area employers in North Hall last week.

The bell sounded and nearly a dozen OSU-Tulsa Health Education and Promotion students stood from their tables in the B.S. Roberts Room in North Hall and moved to another to meet a new employer.

Similar to speed dating, the speed networking event for health education and promotion students connected them with potential employers.

“This is kind of a taste test for the students,” Dr. Kerry Morgan, clinical instructor of applied health and educational psychology, said. “It is an opportunity for students to find out about each organization and whether it is a good fit for them.” Read more.

OSU-Tulsa Career Fair connects students, alumni with potential employers

Jana Sexton, right, regional recruiter with Heartland Dental, discusses employment opportunities with a jobseeker at the OSU-Tulsa Career Fair last year.
Jana Sexton, right, regional recruiter with Heartland Dental, discusses employment opportunities with a jobseeker at the OSU-Tulsa Career Fair last year.

Students and alumni are invited to visit with potential employers at the OSU-Tulsa Career Fair from 3-5 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 6 in Main Hall Commons.

Representatives from about 40 employers are expected at the event. Participants are encouraged to come professionally dressed, bring a résumé and prepare to meet local employers. The event provides an opportunity to network and learn about job prospects.

For more information about career events, visit the OSU-Tulsa Career Services website. View a complete list of employers and graduate schools attending the career fair and the degrees they are seeking at hireosugrads.com.

Argonne National Laboratory scientist to discuss lithium ion battery research

Abraham
Abraham

Dr. Daniel Abraham, a chemical sciences engineer at the Argonne National Laboratory in Illinois and a leading scientist in the field of lithium ion batteries, will discuss research to improve performance of lithium ion batteries at 2 p.m. on Sept. 29 in Helmerich Research Center 153.

He leads Argonne’s effort to develop alternative materials and components for lithium ion batteries that will enhance cell performance, battery life and safety.

The seminar, presented by the OSU School of Materials Science and Engineering, is free and open to the public.

Komen Race for the Cure to impact campus parking, traffic

Students, faculty or staff visiting campus on Saturday are encouraged to arrive early and anticipate significant traffic delays due to the Susan G. Komen Tulsa Race for the Cure. The race will take place between 6 a.m. and noon.

Several streets near campus will close for the event, including Archer Street from Greenwood Avenue to Detroit Avenue and Elgin Avenue from Archer Street to I-244.

OSU-Tulsa will provide parking to participants in Lots A, B, C and D. Shuttle service will be available from the center of campus on John Hope Franklin Boulevard to the event site at ONEOK Field. Lot E, which is adjacent to the OSU-Tulsa Auditorium, will be dedicated for students, faculty and staff on campus for class or university services.

September is National Campus Safety Awareness Month

In recognition of National Campus Safety Awareness Month, OSU-Tulsa Police are taking the opportunity to remind students, faculty and staff to be aware of their surroundings on and off campus:

  • Never walk alone at night.
  • Keep automobile doors locked and avoid leaving valuables in your vehicle.
  • Never leave computers, backpacks or other possessions unattended.
  • Avoid leaving valuables or cash in plain sight.
  • Keep your eyes and ears open.
  • Lock office and home doors when leaving for the day or weekend.

Report any suspicious activity on campus to OSU-Tulsa Police by calling 918-594-8123 or visiting the office in Main Hall 1400. You may also report suspicious activity on campus anonymously using Silent Witness.

Cowboy Guardian, a smartphone app that connects users with OSU-Tulsa Police, also is available in case of emergency or to send a tip or photo of anything that appears out of place. For more tips on how to protect yourself and your possessions, visit the OSU-Tulsa safety website.

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