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The Current: OSU-Tulsa News

thursday, March 2, 2017

OSU-Tulsa Career Fair offers chance to explore employment opportunities

Nearly 40 local employers were on hand to talk to students and alumni during the OSU-Tulsa Career Fair last spring.
Local employers talk to students and alumni during the OSU-Tulsa Career Fair last spring.

Students and all OSU alumni are invited to network and meet with potential employers at the OSU-Tulsa Career Fair on Tuesday from 3-5 p.m. in the Main Hall Commons.

More than 40 employers will be on hand to answer questions about available positions or internship opportunities. Participants are encouraged to come professionally dressed, bring résumés and be prepared to meet with employer representatives.  A photographer will be available to provide free professional headshots for participants.

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

Employees complete OSU Pride Works quality service program

Eight OSU-Tulsa employees have completed the “OSU Pride Works: Quality Service Initiative” certificate program launched last spring by OSU in Tulsa Human Resources. The program offers practical methods for providing the highest quality of service to customers.

New OSU-Tulsa certificate recipients include Liz Davis, business affairs coordinator; Markeesha Dean, customer service representative; Ashley Lorenz, academic relations coordinator; Amber Mullins, prospective student counselor; Linda Raska, administrative assistant; Emrys Moreau, librarian; Kelley Smallwood, academic counselor; and Susan Tolbart, director of recruitment and scholarships.

Participants were required to attend five hours of in-class instruction and complete at least five of seven online courses. Attendance at the “Feel the Power – Communicating with Intentions Fall Staff Conference” and the creation of position-specific service standards also were mandatory. To learn more about the certificate program and to find out how to enroll, visit the OSU Pride Works website.

OSU alumni to gather for Vintage O-State fundraiser

Vintage O-State logo

Vintage O-State Tulsa, the annual fundraiser to provide scholarships for Tulsa-area students to attend OSU, is set for 7 p.m. March 18 at the historic Cain’s Ballroom in downtown Tulsa. The event is hosted by the OSU Alumni Association's Tulsa Chapter.

The event includes a barbecue dinner and a silent auction. Tickets start at $100 per person. Sponsorship opportunities are also available.

To learn more or to register for the event, visit the Orange Connection website or email Amber Hinkle.

TPS School Pride Run to impact campus Saturday

Students, faculty or staff visiting campus on Saturday are encouraged to arrive early and anticipate traffic delays due to the Tulsa Schools Pride Race. Race events will take place between 7 a.m. and 1 p.m.

There will be traffic delays at the main entrance to campus at Detroit Avenue and John Hope Franklin Boulevard. The race will start near Guthrie Green and go north on Boston Avenue and through campus on John Hope Franklin Boulevard. Vehicles will be allowed to travel on the race route when there are breaks in the run.

To avoid delays, the OSU-Tulsa campus may be accessed from the south on Elgin Avenue and Greenwood Avenue.