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October 2013

Remembering ECU's Chris Lane

The East Central University family lost a well-liked member with the tragic death of Chris Lane, a student-athlete on the Tiger baseball team, on Aug. 16, 2013.

Connors President Accepted to Harvard Kennedy School Executive Education Program

Connors State College President Tim Faltyn.Connors State College President, Dr. Tim Faltyn, was recently accepted to the Harvard Kennedy School Executive Education Program. The prestigious program accepted only 30 professionals nationally.

OSU-Tulsa, OSU-CHS Receive Record Funding From OCAST

Four faculty researchers from Oklahoma State University-Tulsa and OSU Center for Health Sciences were recently awarded more than $750,000 in grant funding from the Oklahoma Center for the Advancement of Science and Technology. The grants, the largest presented to OSU in Tulsa, are for engineering and health research at the OSU-Tulsa Helmerich Research Center and OSU Center for Health Sciences.

UCO President Appoints Pope as Vice President for Student Affairs

UCO's VP for Student Affairs Myron Pope.University of Central Oklahoma President Don Betz, Ph.D., recently announced the appointment of Myron Pope, Ed.D., as the university’s new vice president for student affairs.

Newly Established Rural Health Network at SWOSU Going Strong

The Southwestern Oklahoma State University College of Pharmacy in Weatherford has created a Rural Health Network (RHN) to enhance the pharmacist’s role in the delivery of rural health care.

Oklahoma Sees Increase in ACT Scores, Moves Closer to National Average

Oklahoma high school seniors who took the ACT test last spring showed gains in their composite score over their 2012 counterparts, a new report shows.

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