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The Current: OSU-Tulsa News

thursday, Feb. 23, 2017

Faculty development sessions on tenure, graduate programs set

Tucker, left, and Sandefur
Tucker, left, and Sandefur

OSU-Stillwater Provost and Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs Gary Sandefur and Associate Provost and Graduate Dean Sheryl Tucker will present special faculty development sessions on tenure and graduate programs this spring.

Tucker will discuss “Graduate Advising and Building Graduate Programs’ at 2 p.m. on March 31 in North Hall 250. Sandefur will examine “Planning for Successful Tenure and Promotion” at 2 p.m. on April 14 in North Hall 250. OSU-Tulsa Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Pam Fry is hosting the presentations.

Students, faculty and staff are welcome to attend. Reservations are not required. For more information, email OSU-Tulsa Academic Affairs executive assistant Marcia Winder or call 918-594-8013.

Counselors on hand to assist students, employees with stress, anxiety


As part of America’s Healthiest Campus, OSU-Tulsa values the wellness of its students, faculty and staff and that includes mental health. If you are dealing with depression, anxiety, stress, relationship issues or other concerns, the OSU-Tulsa Counseling Center can help.

The counseling center is accepting new clients and OSU-Tulsa and OSU-CHS students are given priority. In addition, counseling services are available to faculty and staff.

Most available appointment times are during the morning and early afternoon. Appointments after 5 p.m. are in demand and are often full and generate a waiting list. Read more.

Wentz Research Grant application deadline tomorrow

OSU-Tulsa students interested in applying for a grant to conduct independent research should submit their proposal by tomorrow.

The Wentz Research Grant awards undergraduate recipients $4,500 to conduct research under the guidance of a faculty mentor in any major.

Applicants must be an OSU undergraduate who has completed 12 credit hours. Applicants also must have a minimum 3.0 grade point average.

To learn more submission requirements or to apply, visit the Wentz Research Grant website.

Student photographers invited to enter OSU-Tulsa photo contest

Grab a camera and show off your creative streak by entering your campus photograph in the OSU-Tulsa Spring Photo Contest. The submission deadline is March 24.

Winners will receive a custom canvas print of their winning photo. Your picture could also be selected for display on campus. Winners will be contacted by email on March 31.

All OSU-Tulsa students are welcome to participate. Photos must be related to OSU-Tulsa in some way – such as campus events, people, places and programs – and represent OSU spirit and student life. Images may be in black and white or color and must be original work. Students may enter up to three photos.

To learn more about the competition or to submit a photo, visit the contest website.