August 2008 Campus Notices
Thursday, September 4, 2008
August Campus Notices
Dorr receives 2008 Richard W. Poole Faculty Outreach Excellence AwardDr. Pat Dorr, Haskell Cudd Professor of Accounting at OSU, has been named the recipient of the 2007-2008 Richard W. Poole Faculty Outreach Excellence Award by the OSU Office of International Education and Outreach. For more than 30 years, Dorr has contributed to outreach education through the Spears School of Business, continuing professional education courses and courses for student studying abroad. For more information, click on the following link.
Lucas visits OSU mobile clinic
Congressman Frank Lucas met with OSU Center for Health Sciences officials in Pawnee yesterday for a tour of the OSU mobile clinic. The mobile medical team, stationed in Tulsa, drives to Oklahoma communities without a local hospital to treat patients in the clinic and let them consult with specialists via an on-board communications system. “This mobile clinic is a great asset to our community. They are able to treat patients who would usually have to drive long distances to receive treatment,” said Lucas, who also noted the value of the clinic in emergency situations and encouraged future expansion.
Plan to attend “Lights on Stillwater” tomorrow
Find out what Stillwater has to offer you by attending the annual “Lights on Stillwater” tomorrow (Wednesday, Aug. 27) from 7 – 9 p.m. on the library lawn at OSU. “Lights on Stillwater” gives students a chance to interact with more than 200 businesses, organizations, and churches by simply going from booth to booth. Admission is $1 or one canned food item. Grab bags and giveaways are everywhere. “Lights on Stillwater” is sponsored by the OSU Student Government Association. If you have any questions, phone (405) 744-6500.
Season tickets available from OSU Department of Theatre – special offer at “Lights
Ask about the season ticket special available at “Lights on Stillwater.” For questions, call (405) 744-9208. For a list of season features, go to http://theatre.okstate.edu/.
Second City to makes its annual stop—free admissionThe Second City Comedy Theater is coming to Stillwater tomorrow (Wednesday, Aug. 27) from 8 – 10 p.m. in the Seretean Concert Hall at OSU, and thanks to your Student Union Activities Board, admission is free. See the latest members of the comedy group that has kept Saturday Night Live supplied with talent for years. Also consider the role you might play as a member of the SUAB by sitting in on an information session set for Thursday, Aug. 28, from 6 – 7 p.m. in the Student Union French Lounge.
Activities Mart set for Thursday – find out about campus groups
Find out about various student organizations on campus by attending the Activities Mart on the library lawn at OSU from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 28. See if there’s an organization that’s a good fit for you. It could make your time in college all the more fulfilling. Sponsored by SUAB.
Free outdoor movie
Don’t miss the free outdoor movie “Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull,” this Thursday Aug. 28, on the library lawn at OSU starting at 9:30 p.m. It’s sponsored by SUAB.
Mothers with toddlers sought for study
Volunteer mothers needed for moms and tots study at Oklahoma State University. Get paid $60 to tell us how you handle your toddler's misbehaviors. Requirements: mothers must be 18 years or older; toddlers must be between 18 and 30 months old. Please contact Dr. Bob Larzelere at (405) 744-2053 and (405) 338-8094.
Time change on A&S Student Council deadline
Arts and Science Student Council applications are due Wednesday, Sept. 3, in the Student Success Center at 4:30 p.m., not 5:30 as previously published. Applications are available at 060 Student Union and the Student Success Center on the 2nd floor of Life Sciences East.
Which is better for your muscles, dumbbells or machines? The American Academy of Sports Medicine and many strength experts recommend using a combination of the two. Together, they help to increase strength, while also improving coordination and agility. For example - using a chest press machine may allow you to lift more weight, but using dumbbells to push into a press requires balance and coordination. Wellness tips are brought to you by the OSU Seretean Wellness Center, dedicated to making OSU the Healthiest Campus in America. For more information about services for students, faculty and staff, call 744-WELL (9355).
Chakraborty named professor of the yearGoutam Chakraborty, professor of marketing in the Spears School of Business, has been named Professor of the Year by the Consortium Institute of Management and Business Analysis. The winner is chosen by students and presented to a professor who has taught at CIMBA in Asolo, Italy. OSU is one of 33 CIMBA member universities. The consortium structure brings together faculty and student participants from member universities for an in-depth international learning experience.
BOB Changes Schedule
The BOB bus between the Tulsa and Stillwater campuses has made a change to its schedule. The first scheduled ride of the day from both campuses will depart at 5:30 am and arrive at 6:45 am. The BOB routes still originate at the Student Union but will shift its operations to the Multi-Modal Terminal once construction on the facility is completed. For more information click on the following link.
Students can win free tickets to “A Conversation with T. Boone Pickens”
Sustainability Speaker Series starts next week
Ranchers Club closed for trainingThe Ranchers Club is temporarily closed at lunch for student training Aug. 20-29 and will reopen Tuesday, Sept. 2. During this time the Ranchers Club is offering a $7.95 boxed lunch special for pick-up. Orders need to be placed by 11 a.m. Pick-up is from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. For more information call 744-BEEF (2333).
Native American Faculty and Staff Association offer freshman scholarship
The OSU Native American Faculty and Staff Association is inviting applications for the 2008-2009 NAFSA Freshman Scholarship. All OSU-Stillwater freshmen are encouraged to apply. Please see qualifications and downloadable application at the NAFSA Web site: http://nafsa.okstate.edu. All completed applications must be postmarked no later than Sept. 12 for consideration. Questions? Contact Dr. Gilbert John, 416 Life Sciences East, or phone (405) 744-7914.
OSU Theatre kicks off season – season tickets available (see special)The Oklahoma State University Department of Theatre will launch its 2008–2009 season on Friday and Saturday (Aug. 22 and 23) with “The Water Engine” by David Mamet in the Jerry L. Davis Studio, Gundersen Hall at 7:30 p.m. Tickets will go on sale one hour before the performance outside the studio for $5. For a list of the season features, go to http://theatre.okstate.edu/ or phone (405) 744-9203.
OSU Athletics to sell season football tickets at OSU-Tulsa
OSU students, faculty and staff will have the opportunity to purchase season football tickets at OSU-Tulsa on Tuesday, Aug. 26, from 4 – 6 p.m. in the North Hall Lobby. OSU-Tulsa students can purchase tickets with a valid OSU Student Identification Card. The cost of student season football tickets is $150. The Cowboy’s first home game is against Houston on Saturday, Sept. 6, at 6:05 p.m. For more information, click on the following link http://www.osu-tulsa.okstate.edu/news/details.asp?id=485.
Free Wednesday movies, courtesy of the History Club
The History Club will be showing classic movies every Wednesday at 7 p.m. this semester in 313 Classroom Building. The movies are free and open to the public and will include a variety of topics, but many will have a western theme. Kelly’s Heroes, starring Clint Eastwood is scheduled for August 27.
Read the Student Code of ConductOSU is committed to creating and maintaining a productive living and learning community which fosters the intellectual, personal, cultural, and ethical development of its students. The purpose of the Student Code of Conduct is to inform the student body of the standards of behavior expected of students in the university community. OSU students are responsible for abiding by the Student Code of Conduct and several behavioral standards in citizenship, academics, responsibility, diversity and safety. For information on the Student Code of Conduct, please visit www.okstate.edu/ucs/SJA.
Did you know?
You’re likely to eat less when you turn off the television? Click on the following link for this and other articles http://www2.dasnr.okstate.edu/news
The National Cancer Institute defines one serving of vegetables as 1 cup raw, 1 1/2 cup cooked, or 6 oz vegetable juice. Visit 5aday.gov to learn more about the importance of vegetables, how many servings you need per day, and why color matters. Wellness tips are brought to you by the OSU Seretean Wellness Center, dedicated to making OSU the Healthiest Campus in America. For more information about services for students, faculty and staff, call 744-WELL (9355).
Find out what Stillwater has to offer you by attending the annual “Lights
on Stillwater,” Wednesday, Aug. 20, from 7 – 9 p.m. on the library lawn at OSU (if
rained out, will be rescheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 26, same time, same location). Lights
on Stillwater gives students a chance to interact with more than 200 businesses, organizations,
churches etc. from the surrounding community by simply going from booth to booth.
Admission is $1 or one canned food item. Grab bags and giveaways are everywhere. Lights
on Stillwater is sponsored by the OSU Student Government Association. If you have
any questions, phone (405) 744-6500.
Plan to attend “Lights on Stillwater” Wednesday evening
SUAB Casino Night tonightTest your Las Vegas style skills with blackjack, poker, and Texas Hold 'Em or try your luck with roulette Tuesday, Aug. 19 starting at 7 p.m. in the Student Union Atrium. Earn chips over the three Casino evenings planned for this semester and then on Nov. 7 cash out and use your chips to win prizes in a live auction. Go to http://union.okstate.edu/SUAB/ for more information.
A&S Student Council applications available
Arts and Science Student Council applications are available starting tomorrow (Wednesday, Aug. 20) in 060 Student Union and the Arts and Science Student Success Center on the 2nd floor of Life Science East. The application deadline is Wednesday, Sept. 3 in the Student Success Center at 5:30 p.m. No late applications will be accepted.
Join in the “Life Saving Luau”—give blood
The Oklahoma Blood Institute is holding an OSU Welcome Back Blood Drive on Wednesday Aug. 20 – Friday, Aug. 22 at various locations on the Stillwater campus. Those who donate from noon to 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday in the Gallagher-Iba Arena Lobby will get free Hideaway Pizza, sponsored by OSU Athletics. Those who donate Thursday or Friday from 10 a.m.- 4 p.m., on the 4th floor of the Student Union or Bloodmobile on the library lawn, will get free Smoothie King smoothies, sponsored by the Student Government Association. All donors can select a free T-shirt from the Shirt Shack. For more information, phone 1-877-OBI-GIVE or go to http://www.obi.org/.
Orange Peel moves indoors with Sugarland
Orange Peel tickets are on sale now for students and faculty across from the OSU Student Union Bookstore on the first floor of the Student Union in Stillwater. Tickets may be charged to a bursar account or purchased with a credit card. Orange Peel tickets will go on sale to the general public and online starting this Thursday at 9 a.m. This year’s indoor show will feature the Grammy-nominated duo Sugarland with special guests American Idol finalist Kelli Pickler, Motion City Soundtrack and Ashton Shepherd on Friday, Oct. 3, in Gallagher-Iba Arena. Tickets are $40 dollars for reserved and $55 for floor seats and can also be purchased online (starting Thursday) at the Orange Peel Web site www.osupeel.com or by phone at 1-877-OSU-PEEL. All tickets will be sold on a best-available first-come, first-served basis. No special requests for seating location will be considered. You will be required to sit in the seat specified and those who wish to sit together must purchase their tickets together.
OSU goes “All-Steinway” – concert set to celebrate the designationThe OSU Music Department has added 30 new Steinway pianos to its inventory through a state master lease allocation of $740,000, making it the only “All-Steinway” public university in Oklahoma. The new pianos, ordered by OSU faculty pianist Dr. Thomas Lanners, include a nine-foot concert grand piano. An interview with Lanners will appear in the Fall 2008 edition of Steinway magazine and a free musical event to celebrate the new status is set for Sunday, Sept. 21, at 2:30 p.m. in the Concert Hall of the Seretean Center for the Performing Arts. The program will include solo piano performances and collaborative performances that include piano featuring the entire OSU piano faculty plus various other instrumental and vocal faculty members. Jazz pianist and Steinway technician Peter Krauss and his wife, singer Lisa Turci, will also perform. Sally Coveleskie, national director of institutional sales at Steinway & Sons, will travel here from New York to speak on behalf of the company.
Stokes Alliance to hold annual research symposium, register now
IT warns of phishing problem
Fulbright 2009-2010 deadline approaching
Students who have been working on an idea for a grant proposal or are interested in an English teaching assistantship abroad, should attend one of the upcoming Roundtable Information Sessions for the Fulbright Student Grant Competition 2009-2010. The first session is this Thursday, Aug. 21, at 4:30 p.m. Click on the Fulbright program link at http://sois.okstate.edu for more details or contact the OSU Study Abroad Office (744-8569) or the Campus Fulbright Program adviser, Dr. Steve Hallgren (744-6805). The OSU campus deadline for submissions for 2009-2010 grants is Sept. 22, 2008. Three OSU students are currently abroad as Fulbright English teaching assistants in Chile, Germany and Indonesia for the 2008-2009 academic year.
Did you know that chewing sugarless gum (perhaps even sugared gum) within five minutes of finishing a meal could help to neutralize the acids that lead to tooth decay? Consider keeping sugarless gum in your purse, briefcase or pocket. When you can't brush after a meal, it could save your breath and your smile. Wellness tips are brought to you by the OSU Seretean Wellness Center, dedicated to making OSU the Healthiest Campus in America. For more information about services for students, faculty and staff, call 744-WELL (9355).
Plan to attend “Lights on Stillwater” next Wednesday evening
Find out what Stillwater has to offer you by attending the annual “Lights on Stillwater,” which has been rescheduled to Wednesday, Aug. 27, from 7 – 9 p.m. on the library lawn at OSU. Lights on Stillwater gives students a chance to interact with more than 200 businesses, organizations, churches etc. from the surrounding community by simply going from booth to booth. Admission is $1 or one canned food item. Grab bags and giveaways are everywhere. Lights on Stillwater is co-sponsored by the OSU Student Government Association. If you have any questions, phone (405) 744-6500.
OSU veterinary student shares African educational experience
Friends of Music fall dinner and fundraiser – Sept. 3The Friends of Music Fall Dinner and Fundraiser will feature jazz music by OSU Music Department faculty members on Wednesday, Sept. 3, at 6 p.m. at Meditations, west of Stillwater. Hosted by Interim Music Department Chair Brant Adams and Friends of Music President Joe Ray, a short program, “All That Jazz,” will be presented by faculty members Paul Compton (trombone), Igor Karaca (piano) and Ann Bradfield (saxophone) and new trumpet faculty member Jonathon Martin as well as alumnus Todd Mallicote on the bass. The community will also have the opportunity to visit with OSU President Burns Hargis and his wife Ann, meet new faculty and contribute to fundraising through a silent auction. All proceeds will go toward student scholarships and priority music goals. The Friends of Music provide graduate student scholarships, instruments for music education, faculty assistance for travel and special events. Tickets are $25 per person and are available at the OSU Music Dept., 132 Seretean Center, or by mail, until Aug. 22. For information, phone (405) 744-8997.
Honor society members volunteer in Mexico
Seven Blue Key Honor Society members traveled to central Mexico this summer for a service project that allowed them to visit several of OSU’s academic partners, and work as volunteers at an orphanage and a zoo. May graduates Matt Carter of Norman, Whitney Danker of Wellston, Jonathan Krepel of Kingfisher and Kenner Misner of Sapulpa, along with Brianna Jett and Travis Jett, both Laverne seniors, and Courtney Timmons, Ada senior, were in Puebla and Mexico City where they attended a local parade, saw a bullfight, and volunteered at an African safari park. The Blue Key students also volunteered at an orphanage in Puebla where nearly 70 children, from newborns to elementary age, are cared for. The students were hosted by the OSU-Mexico Liaison Office and the service project was funded by OSU Blue Key, the OSU President’s Office, OSU International Education and Outreach and the OSU Student Government Association. For more information on study abroad click on the following link.
OSU director and alumnus named to leadership roles on international board
Dr James Hromas, director of OSU’s International Education and Outreach Department, was elected secretary of the board of directors for Sister Cities International at their recent annual meeting. In addition, OSU alumnus Mike Hyatt of Fort Worth took over as president of the board for the next two years. Sister Cities International is the organization responsible for establishing relationships among U.S. and international cities. For example, Stillwater has a sister city relationship with Kameoka, Japan, and Tulsa has relationships with eight international cities. Hromas is one of only two Oklahomans to serve on the board. For more information about Sister Cities International, go to www.sister-cities.org.
Nutritional Sciences seeking individuals for strawberry drink study
Are you overweight? Do you have high blood lipids? Find out if you qualify for a four-week study that will test the health effects of a strawberry drink. Study participants will come to the fourth floor in the College of Human Environmental Sciences for testing. Study participants will receive compensation each week. All assessments will be free of charge. Contact Dr. Arpita Basu at (405) 744-4437. For more detail on qualifications, click on the following link.
And, Nutritional Sciences seeking individuals for blueberry drink studyAre you overweight? Do you have high blood pressure or blood sugar? Find out if you qualify for a eight-week study that will test the health effects of a blueberry drink. Study participants will come to the fourth floor in the College of Human Environmental Sciences for testing. Study participants will receive compensation for each visit. Contact Dr. Arpita Basu at (405) 744-4437. For more detail on qualifications, click on the following link.
Tai Chi at the SWC
Listen to OSU expert at Pet Talk onlineListen live to Pet Talk weekdays between 9 and 10 a.m. at http://www.newsradio1420.com. This week Dr. Bonnie Boone, Veterinary Clinical Sciences, will be featured on a segment about neutering pets.
Movies and more coming, thanks to SUAB
Your student-run movies committee is the branch of Student Union Activities Board that hosts inexpensive movies that are not yet released on DVD. The movies usually show on selected Fridays and Saturdays in the OSU Student Union Theater for only $2 per person! Get ready to go there next Friday, Aug. 21, and enjoy a different movie at the Colvin Center Pool on Saturday, Aug. 22, for free. Take a look at all the SUAB activities that will soon be happening on campus by going to the following link.
Did you know that one cup of frozen spinach contains only 20 calories? It also contains two grams of fiber, 10 percent of daily needs for vitamin C, 6 percent of needed calcium, 2 percent of iron and 110 percent of vitamin A. Our registered dietitian recommends heating frozen spinach in the microwave as a quick side dish for your dinner. You can also add it to tomato sauce to boost your vegetable intake. Wellness tips are brought to you by the OSU Seretean Wellness Center, dedicated to making OSU the Healthiest Campus in America. For more information about services for students, faculty and staff, call 744-WELL (9355).
Library fundraiser to feature Pickens
T. Boone Pickens will discuss his new book that offers personal insights and outlines his blueprint to reduce U.S. dependence on foreign oil on Sept. 5 at the ConocoPhillips OSU Alumni Center in Stillwater. The event, which is part of the H. Louise and H.E. “Ed” Cobb Speaker Series, will start with a book signing at 6:15 p.m. followed by dinner and a program titled “A Conversation with T. Boone Pickens,” led by OSU President Burns Hargis. The core message of the book “The First Billion is the Hardest: Reflections on a Life of Comebacks and America’s Energy Future,” is that it’s never too late to top your personal best. Pickens proves the point in the book by offering a new U.S. energy plan that has already generated an avalanche of political and media attention. All proceeds from the event directly benefit OSU Libraries. Tickets are $100 each and seating is limited. For more information about the 2008 Cobb Speaker Series, call 405-744-7331or visit http://www.library.okstate.edu/friends/cobb/. To learn more about the Pickens Plan visit http://www.pickensplan.com.
OSU students receive honors at ag communicators conventionOSU agricultural communications students took home more than 20 individual and five team awards for communications at the National Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow convention in Florida. The group also earned national chapter honors for leadership and service. Emily Kilian was named 2008-09 national ACT first vice president. She and Brooke Clay were awarded $1,000 scholarships. The convention was part of the 10th annual Agricultural Media Summit, one of the largest gatherings of agricultural communications professionals in history (more than 550 in attendance). For details, click on the following link.
KOSU takes first in national competitionThe Public Radio News Directors Incorporated selected KOSU as first place winner for a radio news series called “Mali: An Example of Freedom.” The series examined how Mali’s radio industry is helping its citizens learn how to be part of a democratic society. It was produced by Rachael Hubbard as part of a project that sent her and other Oklahoma media members to Mali to evaluate the media there. Mali journalists also visited the U.S. for training. The exchange project was jointly sponsored by the Department of Agricultural Education, Communications and Leadership at OSU and the U.S. Department of State to help the fledgling democracy in Mali. With this latest honor, KOSU has won 17 national awards for broadcast journalism excellence. To hear the KOSU series “Mali: An Example of Freedom”, and to learn more about KOSU’s new program schedule, visit www.kosu.org.
KOSU invites you to special evening in Oklahoma City with Neal Conan
KOSU will host “History in the Making, An Evening with KOSU,” at the Oklahoma History Center, in Oklahoma City on Friday, Sept. 26, at 7 p.m. The evening starts with dinner, followed by information on Oklahoma’s connection to the national convention, and a panel discussion on the election season from an Oklahoma perspective moderated by NPR’s Talk of the Nation host Neal Conan. You can purchase individual tickets for $100/person or a table of eight. Student sponsorships are also appreciated. For more information, phone KOSU at 1-800-228-4678 or (405) 744-6352 or go to http://www.kosu.org/.
Trout Fishing in America plans benefit concert for Rise School
The three-time Grammy-nominated duo Trout Fishing in America will hold a benefit concert at the Stillwater Community Center Saturday, Aug. 9, at 3 p.m. to raise money for the Rise School of Stillwater. Trout Fishing in America offers a musical and lyrical adventure that both kids and adults can enjoy together. Tickets are available at Hastings and the Stillwater Community Center for $10 per person. Children 2 and under are free. For more information about Trout Fishing in America go to http://www.troutmusic.com/. For more information about the Rise School of Stillwater go to http://ches.okstate.edu/rise/.
Restaurateur basic training workshop begins in August
Anyone interested in opening their own restaurant won’t want to miss the first quarterly Restaurateur Basic Training workshop on Aug. 26, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Tulsa City-County Health Department. Topics covered in the workshop include creating a business plan, marketing, branding, permit acquisitions and timelines, menu planning, layout and design, human resources and food safety. The workshop is a joint project of the Robert M. Kerr Food & Agricultural Products Center, Oklahoma State University’s School of Hotel and Restaurant Administration, the Oklahoma State Department of Health, the Tulsa City-County Health Department and the Oklahoma Restaurant Association. For more details or to register, visit www.fapc.biz/restaurant_basictraining.html.
Special Saturday enrollment day set at OSU-TulsaOklahoma State University-Tulsa will host a special enrollment day on Saturday, Aug. 16, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. to give students an extra opportunity to sign up for fall classes. Advising and enrollment counselors will be on hand to help current and prospective students get admitted, enroll in classes and verify financial aid and scholarships. In addition to the special Saturday enrollment day, OSU-Tulsa enrollment and admissions counselors will be available during regular business hours Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Fridays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. OSU-Tulsa offers a wide variety of undergraduate and graduate degree options in daytime, evening and short-term courses. Fall classes start Monday, Aug. 18. For more information or to make an appointment, phone (918) 594-8355.
KOSU to cover conventions
KOSU’s Michael Cross will be traveling to the national conventions for the Democratic and Republican parties in late August and early September to provide regular reports. He’ll focus on Oklahoma’s delegations as they prepare for what could be one of the biggest presidential elections in years.
Wellness tip: Spaghetti squash
Eight ounces of baked spaghetti squash contains only 75 calories and is a good source of folic acid, potassium, vitamin A, and beta carotene. Try topping with warmed tomato sauce or salsa, and enjoy as a healthy side dish or snack. Wellness tips are brought to you by the OSU Seretean Wellness Center, dedicated to making OSU the Healthiest Campus in America. For more information about services for students, faculty and staff, call 744-WELL (9355).
OSU grad student earns Carver Award for research and community involvement
The National Peanut Board has awarded Shannon Stoup, a graduate student at Oklahoma State University, the 2008 Dr. George Washington Carver Award. The award named for the "father of the peanut industry" recognizes excellence in peanut-related research and community involvement. A 4.0 student, Stoup won the honor for her strong germplasm research with high-oleic and disease resistance on soil borne diseases and an outstanding record of community involvement. She will receive her master's in science education in 2009 and plans to become a science teacher. For more, click on the following link.
New director takes helm at Rise School of StillwaterThe College of Human Environmental Sciences at OSU has announced that Rachel Stallings will serve as the new director of the Rise School of Stillwater. Stallings, who has been working with the students of the Rise School since January, holds a master of science degree in human development and family science with a child and family services option from OSU. The Rise School serves children from 36 months of age who are developmentally delayed as well as typically developing children. Although the school is full, Stallings encourages parents to place their child’s name on a waiting list by calling 405-744-7067. For more information on the Rise School of Stillwater, please visit http://ches.okstate.edu/rise/.
http://cepd.okstate.edu/ or phone 1-886-678-3933.
Economist at OSU is featured in real estate article
An article at the NuWire Investor Web site includes insight from economist Mark Snead with the William S. Spears School of Business at OSU regarding energy’s impact on Oklahoma’s economy. Click here to read the article.
Come enjoy a traditional homemade Mexican dinner by Miriam Velasco to benefit Rina Fitria, Saturday, Aug. 9, starting at 6:30 p.m. at the First Christian Church (Duck and Matthews, enter from the west parking lot) in Stillwater. Fitria is a former OSU student fighting non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and preparing for a bone marrow transplant. Dinners are also available “to go.” The price is $8 per meal. Questions? Contact Regina Henry at the International Students and Scholars office at 405-744-5459.