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Laurel Behn was the "heartbeat" of the OSUIT Libary

Laurel Behn, Library technical assistant, who was "the face of the library" died Jan. 22 after working at the OSUIT Libary for 10 years.


Community Service Days offers OSUIT students a chance to give back

Those on the OSU Institute of Technology campus who want to give back in some way but don’t know where they can go to best serve now have that opportunity through the Office of Student Life’s monthly Community Service Days.

OSUIT invests in downtown revitalization effort

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Two properties to be renovated for student housing


Downtown visionary focuses attention on Okmulgee, OSUIT

Ron Drake has gone from contractor to miracle worker helping small towns revitalize their downtown areas through his company Ron Drake Consulting, and he has his sights set on Okmulgee.

Statue of Pistol Pete to greet visitors at OSUIT's main entrance by fall 2015

By the end of the year, the OSU Institute of Technology campus will become the newest home of a bronze statue of Frank Eaton, or as he’s more widely known, Pistol Pete, the mascot of Oklahoma State University.

New scholarship named after Culinary Arts instructor

Chef Bill Leib, instructor at OSU Institute of Technology’s School of Culinary Arts, will soon do more for his students than just teach them. The new Chef Bill Leib Scholarship is being established that will be awarded to a student or students seeking an Associate in Applied Science in Culinary Arts.

Trip to Asia a chance for OSUIT to recruit, promote and educate

Andrea Gardner, coordinator of global relations, went to China, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam in October to take part in student recruitment activities, visit with OSUIT partner institutions and present several Global Leadership & Faculty Development Academy sessions.

Share the Warmth Blanket Drive heats up at OSUIT

For the second year, OSU Institute of Technology is taking part in Jennifer’s Share the Warmth Blanket Drive, coordinated by Volunteers of America- Oklahoma and named after KTUL Channel 8 meteorologist Jennifer Zeppelin.

Nursing instructor recipient of endowed professorship

Jodi Campbell, who has been a nursing instructor at OSUIT for the last four years, was recently chosen as the recipient of the new First National/Citizens Security Bank Endowed Professorship.