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OSU Institute of Technology names nine to inaugural Hall of Fame

There was a full house in the State Room on April 11 for OSU Institute of Technology’s second annual Alumni Homecoming Reception. At the reunion for all graduating classes, the university made history by recognizing several of its alumni and inducting them as inaugural members of the OSUIT Hall of Fame.

SWA leader honored with Walk of Fame plaque

A plaque honoring retiring SouthWestern Association CEO Jeff Flora was unveiled Saturday, April 12 during a dedication ceremony on the OSU Institute of Technology campus.

Super Saturday festival caps historic weekend for OSUIT

Nearly 2,000 people from northeast Oklahoma and surrounding states descended on the OSU Institute of Technology campus Saturday to take part in the second annual Super Saturday festival.

Gov. Fallin to speak at OSUIT graduation ceremony

Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin will address Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology’s 197th graduating class as its keynote speaker at the spring commencement ceremony on April 25 at the Okmulgee campus.

Student Union cafeteria reopened after renovation project

After four months of being closed for renovations, the Student Union Servery and it’s adjoining dining area reopened last week to rave reviews. The serving area features new equipment including an extended salad bar, a dessert case and a new grill area that allows customers to get made-to-order burgers, chicken breast and tilapia every weekday.

CAT students recognized with national scholarships

Two OSUIT CAT Dealer Prep students were awarded mikeroweWORKS Foundation scholarships last week at a small presentation in their classroom with Heavy Equipment and Vehicle Institute Division Chair Roy Achemire.

Nine to be inducted into new OSUIT Alumni Hall of Fame

In this inaugural year, four individuals will be honored as Distinguished Alumni, those who are established in their professions and whose career accomplishments have been outstanding, and five people will be recognized as Rising Stars, those alumni who have demonstrated significant or outstanding accomplishments within their first ten years of graduation.

Poetry reading highlight of OSUIT Library Week

The 9th Annual Poets Live Poetry Reading is the highlight of OSUIT's National LIbrary Week events organized and put together by the OSUIT Library staff. Applicants have until Friday April 4 to submit the work or works they would like to read.

VisCom Instructor to speak at Friends of Libraries luncheon

Kelly Kerr, a photography instructor in OSUIT’s Visual Communications Division, will be the keynote speaker at the Friends of Libraries in Oklahoma luncheon in Tulsa on April 2. Kerr will talk about his book “Oklahoma Revisited: Out of the Way Faces and Places” that features photos and stories of people and places across the state.

Two instructors named NISOD winners

Physics instructor Mark Rodriguez and Culinary Arts instructor Chef Ron L’Heureux were named NISOD Excellence Award winners. NISOD, National Institute for Staff and Organization Development, recognizes outstanding teaching and leadership in institutions of higher education.