Oklahoma Higher Education Campus E-Clips sponsored by the Communicators Council

March 2014

State Regents Recognize Institution, Business Partnerships

Twenty-seven business and higher education partnerships throughout the state were recently recognized as innovative collaborations that further the education of Oklahoma’s workforce.

OU Recognized as First Public University in the Nation to Win Davis CupPresident David Boren accepts the Davis Cup from Gale Davis, Shelby Davis and Phil Geier.

The University of Oklahoma honored its Davis United World College Scholars and was recognized as the first public university in the nation to be awarded the prestigious Davis Cup at a presentation Thursday, Feb. 27.

Governor Helps Launch Math and Science Teacher Initiative at OSURonda Brandon, Sissi Carroll, Pres. Burns Hargis, Gov. Mary Fallin and Kimberly Highes launch the new OSUTeach program.

Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin joined Oklahoma State University President Burns Hargis and representatives from the National Math and Science Initiative (NMSI) and the UTeach Institute to officially announce the launch of OSUTeach and a $1.4 million grant from NMSI for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) teacher preparation.

Anti-Tornado Safety Vest Takes Top Honors at Rose State CollegeJadyn Waddle and Kylie Thompson of Heritage Trail Elementary with their Safety V, a padded emergency vest.

Two students from the Heritage Trails Elementary School in Moore used personal experience to address a safety issue that all too many students in their town are aware of: tornado safety.

OSU-CHS Students Gain Practical Experience During Mock Crime Scene Exercise

Six OSU-CHS graduate students gained first-hand experience in crime scene investigation during a mock burglary and school shooting at Eugene Field Elementary on March 1.

ALICE Training at Northeastern State University Prepares Campus Community for Active Shooter Situations

No matter how safe a college campus is, there is always the possibility of an active shooter attacking. Campus police at Northeastern State University are preparing the campus community for such a situation by offering ALICE training.

NSU occupational therapy students.
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