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The Current: OSU-Tulsa News

thursday, October 27, 2016

Transfer Days offer opportunity to enroll in classes, learn about financial aid

Andrew Lal learns about OSU-Tulsa during Transfer Day last fall.
Andrew Lal learns about OSU-Tulsa during Transfer Day last fall.

OSU-Tulsa is offering a special opportunity for prospective students to complete enrollment for the spring semester during two daylong events.

Transfer Days are set for Wednesday, Nov. 9 and Thursday, Dec. 15 in OSU-Tulsa’s North Hall 130. Advising, admissions, enrollment and financial aid services will be available from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. each day, except for a one-hour break from 1-2 p.m.

During the event, prospective students may meet with academic counselors, learn about financial aid and scholarship opportunities, enroll in classes and find out about transfer credits for the spring semester. Read more.

Pete’s Pet Posse Tulsa to celebrate Howl-O-Ween

P3T dogs Jake, left, and Fern will be on campus for Howl-O-Ween.
P3T dogs Jake, left, and Fern will participate in Howl-O-Ween next week.

Pete’s Pet Posse Tulsa (P3T) will celebrate Howl-O-Ween on Monday with therapy dog visits, a photo contest and popcorn. P3T dogs Fern and Jake will wear costumes and greet people throughout the day.

Send a photo of your dog in costume to Pete’s Pet Posse Tulsa for a chance to win one of two prizes, including a home veterinarian visit and a dog grooming certificate from Kelly’s Dazzle Dog and swag from Purina.

The photos will be posted to social media sites and those who submit the photos will be identified. Visit P3T on social media, including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. For more information, visit the P3T website.

Scientist to discuss research into amorphous, microcrystalline alloys


Dr. Santosh Das, retired vice president of technology and contracts at Polymer Technologies, Inc. in Clifton, New Jersey, will discuss his alloy research at 2 p.m. on Thursday in Helmerich Research Center 153.

A member of the National Academy of Engineering, Das has authored more than 130 research publications and holds 43 patents in the field of rapid solidification. His research interests focus on understanding the composition, structure, property and processing interrelationships of rapidly solidified amorphous and microcrystalline alloys.

The seminar is part of OSU-Tulsa’s Ross Group Distinguished Speaker in Engineering Series and is presented by the OSU School of Materials Science and Engineering. The event is free and open to the public. To learn more about upcoming MSE seminar speakers, visit the MSE Seminars website.

OSU in Tulsa announces Successful Supervisor Series participants

Feng Lu, research scientist at OSU-Tulsa’s Helmerich Research Center, has been selected to participate in the Successful Supervisor Series, a nine-month-long professional development program for faculty and staff in supervisory roles.

He is among 14 employees from OSU-Tulsa and OSU-CHS who are part of the 2016-17 S3 class. The official launch of this year’s program is at an 11:30 a.m. luncheon today and the first workshop is scheduled for next month.

The S3 program is designed to orient participants to the supervisor’s role, equip them to manage employee performance and productivity, provide information about supervising within the law and promote collegial networking among university supervisors.

The program is offered by OSU in Tulsa Human Resources. For more information, visit the S3 website or email Debbie Butler, human resources coordinator.