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In Other News FEBRUARY 20, 2008 Events
Photo of Governor Brad Henry speaking at a lecturn.

Task force recommends more training, standard safety plan for Oklahoma’s campuses

A group of state officials formally recommended last month to Gov. Brad Henry and the Legislature proposals to improve the safety and well-being of students by developing standard safety plans and providing more training for Oklahoma college and career technology campuses. Read more.

Photo of future RSU president, Larry Rice.Dr. Larry Rice named President of Rogers State University

Dr. Larry Rice – a lifelong educator, administrator at the University of Tulsa and former member of the Oklahoma House of Representatives – has been named President Designate at Rogers State University and will succeed RSU President Dr. Joe Wiley when he retires on June 30. Read more.

Close-up photo of a male student working on a wristwatch. OSU-Okmulgee’s watchmaking program receives $1 million grant
from Rolex

Oklahoma State University-Okmulgee’s highly recognized watchmaking program is moving into a new era thanks to the backing and generosity of Rolex, the world’s premier name in watches. With a $1 million, five-year commitment, Rolex has become the exclusive underwriter of the OSU-Okmulgee Watchmaking and Microtechnology program. Established in 1946, the OSU-Okmulgee program has developed an excellent reputation both locally and nationally in serving the needs of the watchmaking industry. Read more.

UCO receives best practices award for "green sustainability" proposal

The University of Central Oklahoma was recently honored with the Best Practices award by the Southern Association of College and University Business Officers (SACUBO) for its “Green University: Changing Tomorrow, Today” sustainability proposal. Read more.

Photo of SWOSU President Hayes accepting a gift from Everett Dobson. SWOSU receives largest-ever gift from Dobsons

Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford has received its largest-ever monetary gift. Read more.