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  • OSUIT graduates ready to embark on careers

    Kathryn McNutt | Updated: Sun, Dec 13, 2015

    OKMULGEE — A man who has helped nearly 375,000 people in Oklahoma find work since 1983 addressed the 202nd graduating class of Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology during a ceremony Friday. Bob Funk, founder and CEO of Express Employment Professionals, was commencement speaker for...

  • UCO Army ROTC students earn commissions

    Kathryn McNutt | Updated: Fri, Dec 11, 2015

    UCO ARMY ROTC STUDENTS EARN COMMISSIONS EDMOND — Two University of Central Oklahoma students received military commissions through the University of Central Oklahoma Army ROTC program during a service Friday. The newly commissioned officers are 2nd Lt. Brandi B. Bartley and 2nd Lt. Dalton T....

  • #StillwaterStrong campaign gets largest donation yet

    Kathryn McNutt | Updated: Wed, Dec 9, 2015

    STILLWATER — The Oklahoma State Student Government Association and Eskimo Joe’s donated $73,000 to Stillwater Medical Center for the #StillwaterStrong campaign. Eskimo Joe’s designed and printed the #StillwaterStrong official T-shirt shortly after the homecoming tragedy. More than 9,000 shirts...

  • OSU to award honorary degrees to researcher, art studio director, athlete

    Kathryn McNutt | Updated: Wed, Dec 9, 2015

    STILLWATER — Oklahoma State University will award honorary doctorates to three alumni during undergraduate commencement ceremonies Saturday at Gallagher-Iba Arena.   “The careers of this year’s honorees are especially representative of the diverse fields of study and options offered at...

  • New OU Health Sciences provost knows medicine, business, literature

    Kathryn McNutt | Updated: Wed, Dec 2, 2015

    Dr. Jason Sanders was named senior vice president and provost for the University of Oklahoma’s Health Sciences Center campus Tuesday. He had served in that role on an interim basis since June. Sanders graduated with honors from OU with a bachelor of science degree in biochemistry in 2000. OU...

  • Cowboy Challenge helps 22 employees improve health

    Kathryn McNutt | Updated: Mon, Nov 30, 2015

    STILLWATER —  Emma Ellis and 21 others jump started a healthier lifestyle this fall by taking part in the Cowboy Challenge. The 10-week program offers Oklahoma State University employees guidance and expertise from the wellness department staff and personal trainers. Participants worked...

  • At Rose State, therapy comes in a 5-pound package

    Kathryn McNutt | Updated: Mon, Nov 30, 2015

    MIDWEST CITY — Alyssa Loveless, 25, is coordinator of residence life at Rose State College and shares her on-campus apartment with Parker, a 5-pound Chihuahua she found abandoned in a park and had certified as a therapy dog through A New Leash on Life Inc. Twice a month they participate...

  • Hargis thankful for OU's support, looking forward to Bedlam

    Kathryn McNutt | Updated: Wed, Nov 25, 2015

    Addressing the Downtown Rotary Club 29 on Tuesday, Oklahoma State University’s president said he is thankful for the many acts of sacrifice and bravery shown to the OSU community following last month’s homecoming parade tragedy. “I want to say thank you to everybody that has been so supportive...

  • New OU scholarship deadline quickly approaching

    Kathryn McNutt | Updated: Wed, Nov 18, 2015

    NORMAN — The University of Oklahoma has moved forward its student application deadlines by several weeks. For the first time, students must apply by Dec. 15 to be considered for priority scholarships. The final application deadline is Feb. 1. In the past, OU’s priority scholarship deadline was...

  • 'Remembering Our Fallen' display coming to OSU

    Kathryn McNutt | Updated: Wed, Nov 18, 2015

    STILLWATER — A traveling photo memorial of Oklahoma’s 121 fallen service members in the war on terror will be displayed Thursday through Nov. 30 in the Student Union at Oklahoma State University. “Remembering Our Fallen” features military and personal photos of each of the fallen. Among them is...

  • ECU students in France all fine, official reports

    Kathryn McNutt | Updated: Tue, Nov 17, 2015

    ADA – Four East Central University students – Hillari Snider, Ben Godwin, Baylee Williams and Yin Lai – are fine and doing well in France after Friday's terrorist attacks in Paris, an ECU official reports. Mara Sukholutskaya, director of ECU’s Global Education Program, has contacted the...

  • OKCPS to conduct job fair for teachers

    Tim Willert | Updated: Mon, Nov 16, 2015

    Oklahoma City Public Schools is looking to fill 39 teacher vacancies, and staff will conduct interviews and extend offers at a career fair from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday at John Marshall High School, 12201 N Portland. In addition to certified teachers, the district will consider college...

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