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February 27, 2004 :: Find Out How More Oklahomans Are Paying for College on the Next ‘College Connection’

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More Oklahoma students are enrolling in the Oklahoma Higher Learning Access Program and qualifying for free tuition, according to this week’s guests on “College Connection.”

Rep. Abe Deutschendorf, D-Lawton; Bryce Fair, associate vice chancellor for state grants and scholarships for the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education; and Wayne Smith, counselor at Southeast High School in Oklahoma City, discuss the importance of OHLAP and its effectiveness in achieving the goal of increasing the number of college graduates in the state.

In addition, Greg Main, president of i2E, and Dr. Frank Waxman, state director of Oklahoma Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR), share the progress Oklahoma has made in securing increased funding for research projects, as well as the impact research has on all Oklahomans.

“College Connection,” sponsored by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education, will air Saturday, Feb. 28 from 6 a.m. to 7 a.m. on KFAQ 1170 AM in Tulsa and from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. on KOMA-News/Talk 1520 AM in Oklahoma City.