Oklahoma education news in brief

Oklahoma education news in brief for Sunday, July 14, 2013.
Oklahoman Published: July 14, 2013
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OSSM hosts summer scholars

The Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics recently selected 12 students to participate in a hands-on research summer camp with scientists and medical professionals. The Investigative Research Scholars Program participants were Tasfia Azim, of Lawton; Casey Cai and Preeti Mohan, both of Broken Arrow; Yitong Chen and Richard Hwang, both of Tulsa; Joseph Gao, of Norman; John Kreidler, Alice Yang and Amy Zou, all of Edmond; Husayn Ramji and Thuc-Nghi Truong, both of Oklahoma City; and Divya Velury, of Lawton.

OSU offers scholarship for students affected by tornadoes

A new scholarship fund has been established through the Oklahoma State University Foundation to support students affected by recent tornadoes. "The Oklahoma State University community has responded in many ways to the needs of those affected by the spring tornadoes," OSU President Burns Hargis said in a statement. "Many individuals are still looking at how they can help those who lost so much. This scholarship fund is a perfect way to assist an OSU student." The fund is open to current or incoming OSU students. To request support, call the Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships at (405) 744-6604. To donate to the fund, call the OSU Foundation at (405) 385-5100. s

WOSC plans golf tournament

— Western Oklahoma State College and the college foundation will host the 23rd Annual Jim Holland Memorial Golf Tournament next month. The tournament will begin at 8 a.m. Aug. 10 at The Greens of Altus. Registration is $200 per four-person team and includes green fees, team carts, prizes, food, drinks and trophies. To register, go to wosc.edu/golf2013or call (580) 477-7706. The deadline is Aug. 1.

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