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GEAR UP Welcomes Lisa Goddard as Professional Development Coordinator

Eastern Oklahoma State College GEAR UP is pleased to announce that Lisa Goddard has joined the GEAR UP Team and will serve as our new Professional Development Coordinator. We are excited to have her with us to provide professional development to the educators in our Partner Schools. In addition, we look continue the excellent tradition with our partner Texas Instruments

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Wister GEAR UP students tour Oklahoma State University

Wister 11th and 12th-grade GEAR UP students recently toured Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, OK.  Students were greeted by Campus Visits and Event Coordinator Mariah Russell upon arrival at the Student Union.  The tour began in the Case Studies event room with a welcome video that detailed the campus environment, degrees, scholarships, and internships available to students. After a short

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Stringtown GEAR UP Students visit the Gathering Place

Twenty-four GEAR UP students from Stringtown High School recently traveled to Tulsa, OK, to tour the Gathering Place. Guest Service Lead Jai’Monique Ferguson greeted the students and briefly discussed the park and its mission. The tour began in Williams Lodge, where students learned the history and construction of the park, which opened in 2018. The George Kaiser Family Foundation saw

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