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OSU professor receives FCCLA Alumni Achievement Award

OSU professor receives FCCLA Alumni Achievement Award

Dr. Paula Tripp, Oklahoma State University clinical associate professor in Human Development and Family Science, received the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) Alumni Achievement Award at the first-ever Virtual National Leadership Conference July 7-9, 2020.

Online workshops support teachers

Online workshops support teachers

Online learning may be part of the “new normal” for many schools, and Oklahoma State University professors are helping teachers prepare.

Alumna launches only private recreational therapy program in Oklahoma, impacts foster youth

Alumna launches only private recreational therapy program in Oklahoma, impacts foster youth

When a program closure left many foster youth without access to vital counseling services, Lilli Higgins, a 2017 OSU recreational therapy graduate, founded her own therapy nonprofit to help.

Clothing sizes of the future

Clothing sizes of the future

Clothing of the future may rely less on numbered sizes, and more on data points.

School administrators respond to coronavirus pandemic

School administrators respond to coronavirus pandemic

Faculty in the Oklahoma State University educational leadership program knew they had established something special with the TeleEd program, but no one could have imagined the impact it would have during an unexpected worldwide pandemic.

 Hernandez caps OSU experience as grad commencement marshal

Hernandez caps OSU experience as grad commencement marshal

Corina Hernandez has graduated with degrees in Communication Sciences and Disorders and Human Development and Family Science. And just this spring she added a master’s in speech language pathology. Her work as a graduate student landed her one of two university-wide Spring 2020 Honorary Graduate Commencement Marshal awards, which includes a monetary prize and the chance to lead her fellow graduates into commencement. However, because COVID-19 forced graduation to the virtual sphere, Hernandez will return in December for the latter duty.

OSU alumnae inducted into FCCLA Leadership Hall of Fame

OSU alumnae inducted into FCCLA Leadership Hall of Fame

Four Oklahoma State University alumnae are set to be inducted into the National Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) Leadership Hall of Fame commemorating the organization’s 75th anniversary after being founded in 1945.

New Eskimo Joe’s T-shirt design honors health care workers, supports student scholarships

New Eskimo Joe’s T-shirt design honors health care workers, supports student scholarships

Eskimo Joe’s beloved T-shirt supporting nurses will honor all health care workers with its 2020 design and provide scholarships for Oklahoma State University students in both the College of Education and Human Sciences and the OSU Center for Health Sciences in Tulsa.

Surprise news on conference call changes future teacher’s life

Surprise news on conference call changes future teacher’s life

Many Americans have joined video conference calls in recent weeks. None have been as life-transforming as Sara Szumski’s, when she learned she was receiving a very generous scholarship.

Designing fire-proof clothing with technology of the future

Designing fire-proof clothing with technology of the future

When firefighters enter a burning building, they wear heavy protective equipment. Far from the flames, textile researchers are using technology ranging from body scans to 800-1,100 degree C cone calorimeter to make that equipment safer.

Nutritional sciences doctoral student awarded prestigious fellowship

Nutritional sciences doctoral student awarded prestigious fellowship

Bryant Keirns, an Oklahoma State University doctoral student in nutritional sciences, received the Mars, Inc. Predoctoral Fellowship. The $5,000 award is presented by the American Society for Nutrition Foundation.

OSU professor, alumnae to be inducted into FCCLA Leadership Hall of Fame

OSU professor, alumnae to be inducted into FCCLA Leadership Hall of Fame

OSU teaching professor Dr. Paula Tripp is set to be inducted into the FCCLA Leadership Hall of Fame July 6, 2020, along with three OSU alumnae.

Virtual counseling sessions support students, community

Virtual counseling sessions support students, community

Telehealth services enable mental health professionals to support their clients amidst coronavirus concerns. Oklahoma State University counseling students, new to leading virtual therapy sessions, are adapting quickly.

Community health workers help patients implement lifestyle changes

Community health workers help patients implement lifestyle changes

Medical treatment may occur within hospital walls, but a person's health journey extends far beyond doctor's office walls.

Grassroots volunteers sew thousands of masks

Grassroots volunteers sew thousands of masks

Although socially isolated due to coronavirus, a collection of volunteers connected to Oklahoma State University have united to sew more than 27,500 face masks for healthcare workers and others across the state of Oklahoma – and the work is ongoing.

OSU nutritional sciences professor receives state teaching award

OSU nutritional sciences professor receives state teaching award

Dr. Edralin Lucas, OSU nutritional sciences professor and 30-year teaching veteran, received the Oklahoma Medal of Excellence in Teaching at a Research University.

OSU student teachers and tutors adapt to distance learning

OSU student teachers and tutors adapt to distance learning

Public school buildings across Oklahoma are closed due to coronavirus concerns. For student teachers and education majors teaching and tutoring for the first time, virtual learning is not only their “new normal,” it is their “first normal.”

OSU alumna’s podcast equips fellow new teachers

OSU alumna’s podcast equips fellow new teachers

One first-year teacher and College of Education, Health and Aviation alumna, Shelbi Hladik, is bringing those conversations to the airwaves with a new podcast, “See You After Class!” designed as a space for veteran teachers to answer first-year teachers’ questions.

Freshmen recognized for achievements

Freshmen recognized for achievements

The Colleges of Education, Health and Aviation and Human Sciences recognized more than 30 Oklahoma State University freshmen for 10 unique awards celebrating leadership, academic achievement, research and service.

Students recognized for diversity and service efforts

Students recognized for diversity and service efforts

The Colleges of Education, Health and Aviation and Human Sciences recognized two students for their distinguished diversity and service efforts this year.

College of Human Sciences recognizes 2020 Seniors of Distinction

College of Human Sciences recognizes 2020 Seniors of Distinction

The College of Human Sciences has named its 2020 Seniors of Distinction. These students have demonstrated exceptional qualities of leadership, academic excellence and community service throughout their time at Oklahoma State University.

College of Education, Health and Aviation Recognizes Top 10 Seniors

College of Education, Health and Aviation Recognizes Top 10 Seniors

The College of Education, Health and Aviation has announced its Top 10 Seniors for 2020. These students have demonstrated exceptional qualities of leadership, academic excellence and community service throughout their time at Oklahoma State University.

Colleges of Education, Health and Aviation and Human Sciences present Graduate Education Awards

Colleges of Education, Health and Aviation and Human Sciences present Graduate Education Awards

The Colleges of Education, Health and Aviation and Human Sciences recognized excellence among both students and faculty at the annual Graduate Education Breakfast, held virtually via Zoom April 7, 2020.

How to succeed in online learning

How to succeed in online learning

With Oklahoma State University classes transitioning to online delivery for the remainder of the spring semester, three strategies can help students finish strong.