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Student respondent overcomes a lot to walk across graduation stage

Jesse Daniels, who will graduate with an Associate in Applied Science in Electrical/Electronics was diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer in March 2014. After a year of chemotherapy and several surgeries, Daniels is now in recovery and ready to serve as student respondent for OSUIT’s graduation ceremony Dec. 11.

Pinning ceremony can be bittersweet for Nursing program graduates

After two years of attending OSU Institute of Technology’s Nursing program, the upcoming graduates are feeling relieved and reflective that it’s coming to an end. The 22 nursing students that graduate Dec. 11 will also take part in a pinning ceremony, a nursing school tradition that dates back to the 19th century.

OSUIT earns accolades for energy cost savings from PSO

OSU Institute of Technology participates in PSO’s Peak Performers program and saved more than $285,000 last year through energy efficiency measures, a 317 percent increase in electricity savings.

Power Plant Technology students get real-world experience with simulator training

For the past two weeks, students in OSU Institute of Technology’s Power Plant Technology program have had the opportunity to learn the basics of power plant control operations through simulation training offered by Siemens Energy.

Canned food drive on OSUIT campus to benefit Okmulgee community

Student Life is organizing a canned food drive through Dec. 4 as part of its monthly community service campaign. Drop boxes are located in Covelle Hall, the Student Union and the Library.

Career opportunities in construction focus of Women in Technology event

Amy Matthews, a licensed general contractor who has made a name for herself hosting renovation and home improvement shows on HGTV and the DIY Network, was the featured guest at OSU Institute of Technology’s Women In Technology event on Nov. 6 and spoke about the future of the construction industry and women's place in it.

Three OSUIT employees recognized as John & Suanne Roueche Excellence Award winners

This year’s honorees for the John & Suanne Roueche Excellence Awards from OSU Institute of Technology all feel the recognition isn’t really about them, but more about those teams who support them.


OSUIT's Veterans Day celebration scheduled

On Wednesday, Nov. 11, the OSU Institute of Technology campus will honor veterans and active military with a flag ceremony, Bronze Star presentation and reception as part of the university’s Veterans Day celebration.


Visual Communications alum honored for his Tulsa International Mayfest designs

Bryan Cooper, OSU Institute of Technology School of Visual Communications alumnus, has once again been recognized for his design work for arts and music festival Tulsa International Mayfest.