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OSUIT summer grads poised to enter workforce

OSU Institute of Technology will graduate nearly 400 students this Friday, delivering much needed relief for companies seeking highly-skilled technicians, bridging the nation’s skills gap.

Scholarship means more than money for Construction Management students

Four OSU Institute of Technology Construction Management students were recently awarded scholarships from Oklahoma’s chapter of the Associated General Contractors of America. But the recognition is about more than just the money.

OSUIT names Gordy-Watkins as Executive Vice President

OSU Institute of Technology has named Anita Gordy-Watkins, vice president of Institutional Advancement, to the role of executive vice president. The announcement was officially made Tuesday, Aug. 12, during the regular monthly meeting of OSUIT’s Administrative Council.

OSUIT recycling program among best in U.S.

Promoting a sustainable and environmentally conscious campus since 2011, OSU Institute of Technology has recycled more than 3,000 pounds of plastic soda bottles and aluminum cans thanks to an ongoing partnership with PepsiCo’s Dream Machine Recycling Program.

Koch Pipeline Company makes donation to OSUIT

Koch Pipeline Company, L.P. today announced it will donate 225 feet of pipe valued at over $11,000 to Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology (OSUIT). The pipe will be used by students majoring in a new Pipeline Integrity Technology program designed to support the needs of the growing energy industry.

Teachers gain exposure and insight during MAIP tours

OSUIT-MAIP hosts All About Manufacturing workshops for teachers and career service representatives to showcase modern manufacturing facilities.

Culinary students cook up scholarship recognition

Three School of Culinary Arts students recently were awarded scholarships from the American Culinary Federation to help further their education.

OSUIT Expands Manufacturing Programs to Meet Workforce Demands

Oklahoma economists are forecasting a boom in manufacturing, and OSU Institute of Technology is responding to the state’s increased workforce demand. Beginning this fall semester, OSUIT is extending its manufacturing class schedule to include evening classes at its Okmulgee campus and expanding certificate programs in Pryor at the MidAmerica Industrial Park, offering students more flexibility while meeting the ever-growing need for a skilled workforce in the Tulsa region.

OSUIT’s Greenovation program garners national recognition

Oklahoma Greenovation, a job-training program headed up by OSU Institute of Technology, has recently been recognized as a national model in Vice President Joe Biden’s “Ready to Work” report.

Student takes dedication to country, applies it to school

During Betty Eden's six years in the Navy she worked as an intelligence strategist and then in a family practice clinic in Naples, Italy. When she left the military she was ready to be back in a classroom and earn a college degree.