College road trip: ONEOK's demonstration vehicle visits Oklahoma City Community College

ONEOK Inc. took its natural gas demonstration vehicle to Oklahoma City Community College on Thursday to promote the company and industry with students.
by Adam Wilmoth Modified: September 12, 2013 at 9:53 pm •  Published: September 13, 2013

ONEOK Inc.'s triple-wide, natural gas-powered mobile office and recruiting station took over two rows of parking Thursday at Oklahoma City Community College in a move designed to help strengthen the relationship between the school and the company.

“What we wanted to do was bring a potential recruiter to campus for our students,” said Randy Cassimus, OCCC's coordinator of alumni relations and community development. “We wanted to bring them in and give them a presence and have some of their personnel meet our students and faculty.”

The truck spent the day in the parking lot, and students were encouraged to visit.

Representatives from ONEOK and its Oklahoma Natural Gas Co. also gave a presentation to the school's engineering club and to transportation technician students.

“This is an effort to build a stronger relationship here and to help some of these students understand what their career opportunities are and who the employees are,” said Lynda Mobley, a community relations representative for ONG who helped guide students through the mobile exhibit.

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by Adam Wilmoth
Energy Editor
Adam Wilmoth returned to The Oklahoman as energy editor in 2012 after working for four years in public relations. He previously spent seven years as a business reporter at The Oklahoman, including five years covering the state's energy sector....
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