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48 Hour Film Festival to foster creativity, ingenuity in filmmakers

The Main Street 48 Hour Film Festival, held in conjunction with the Okmulgee Harvest Spoon Chili Festival, will kick off Friday Oct. 9 following an Element Party at the Creek Council House on the Square in downtown Okmulgee.

OSUIT event showcases technology career opportunities

This year’s Career Encounters, a one-day event that showcases OSU Institute of Technology’s academic and technical programs, will welcome about 1,000 prospective students to the Okmulgee campus.

OSUIT Launches New School of Energy Technologies

By Lesa Jones | Originally published in Tulsa Business & Legal News

Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology in Okmulgee launched a new School of Energy Technologies that is expected to better position the university to prepare a sustainable workforce for the region’s oil and gas industries.

OSUIT and OSUIT-MAIP to offer special events for Manufacturing Day

For this year’s Manufacturing Day, both OSU Institute of Technology in Okmulgee and the OSUIT Advanced Training Center at MidAmerica Industrial Park in Pryor will open their doors to showcase the training and career opportunities available in advanced manufacturing.

Gordy-Watkins looks back at 26 years at OSUIT, prepares for new role in Texas

After more than 26 years at OSU Institute of Technology, Executive Vice President Anita Gordy-Watkins is retiring at the end of September, but it won’t mean the end of her career in higher education.

Exchange program offers student the opportunity to take part in cultural exchange

Tariq Rahim was chosen to take part in the U.S. Department of State’s Global Undergraduate Exchange Program in Pakistan and will spend the fall semster at OSUIT. The program offers students in underserved populations in Pakistan the opportunity to attend U.S. universities for one semester to explore American culture, develop leadership skills, and serve as ambassadors for Pakistan on college campuses.

O&P program to offer one-day specialty course in Tulsa

OSUIT’s Orthotics & Prosthetics Technologies program is offering a one-day post-mastectomy fitter course on Saturday, Sept. 26, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. The course will be held at OSU Center for Health Services’ Forensic Science & Biomedical Research Building, 1111 W. 17th St., in Tulsa. The cost is $50, and breakfast and lunch are provided.

OSUIT listed among the best regional colleges by U.S. News

The 2016 list of Best Colleges from U.S. News & World Report released Wednesday ranks OSU Institute of Technology as the top school for students to graduate with the least amount of debt in the West region. OSUIT was also listed 6th among the top public colleges in the West and 30th among all colleges in the West.


OSUIT director of purchasing elected to regional board

Chandra Miller, director of purchasing, is taking her enthusiasm and affection for procurement to the TOAL (Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Louisiana) Region Board of the National Association of Educational Procurement where she will serve as secretary.

OSUIT, SVA to host veteran outreach event

The Vet Connect event is Friday, Sept. 11, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the break out rooms in the OSUIT Student Union, 1801 E. Fourth St., in Okmulgee. A number of veteran service and advocacy organizations from the Tulsa and Muskogee areas will be on hand during the event.