Oklahoma education news in brief

Oklahoman Published: November 4, 2012

School wins special ed funding

The U.S. Department of Education has awarded nearly $250,000 to the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center to train educators better work with children with disabilities. The grant is funded by the Office of Special Education Programs.

Sports reporter to visit school

Heritage Hall is hosting a nationally-known sports reporter for the school's distinguished speaker series. Seth Davis will speak at 7 p.m. Nov. 8 at in the Heritage Hall Upper School lecture hall, 1800 NW 122. Davis is a Sports Illustrated writer and a CBS basketball commentator. Admission is free. For more information, call 749-3001.

Three named to OSU business hall

Three graduates of the Oklahoma State University Spears School of Business will be inducted into the school's hall of fame this month. The Hall of Fame honors graduates who have outstanding professional careers and are known for leadership, community work and volunteering. The newest members of the Spears School Hall of Fame will be Roger Cagle, executive vice president, deputy chief executive officer and chief financial officer for SOCO International; Joseph Eastin, president and a principal of ISNetworld; and Tiffany Sewell-Howard, chief executive officer of The Charles Machine Works. Four other alumni will be honored as Outstanding Young Alumni: Sara Brown, a contract negotiator for Air Force Research Laboratory; Matt Jeffery, a contracting officer for the Department of Energy; Daniel Roe, vice president of global client operations and support for Openlink; and Taylor Shinn, senior director of corporate development for Chesapeake Energy.



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