Twenty-seven Canadian eighth grade GEAR UP students recently toured OSUIT (Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology) in Okmulgee. While on campus, students learned about job success and methods OSUIT uses to help students reach their career goals. Friends of Pete, the on-campus student recruitment team, discussed available programs, tuition costs, financial assistance options, and campus life. Students participated in a walking tour in which they viewed Wilson Commons, one of campus housing options. Students also
Twenty-four Canadian GEAR UP students recently visited area public libraries to learn about resources and programs available within the different library systems of Oklahoma. Library cards are free to patrons and give free access to numerous research and entertainment options. Students began the morning at the Eufaula Memorial Library. Library Assistant Kim Patterson welcomed students to The Charles L. Follansbee Room to guide them through the tools available online at www.eodls.org. From the website, students
Thirty-four GEAR UP students recently traveled to McAlester and Eufaula to learn more about resources available through the different public library systems. Students began the morning by visiting the McAlester Public Library. Heath Stanfield, Senior Library Assistant welcomed students to the library and led them through a tour of the facilities. Students began the tour looking at various video games patrons can check out with a library card. There was quite a selection with games
Eastern Oklahoma State College GEAR UP Professional Development Coordinator John Spiegel recently held a training session for Canadian High School seniors in the art and science of CPR. Students also learned other rescue techniques, including the Heimlich Maneuver (pictured) which is used open an airway blocked by a foreign object. Canadian senior Corey Hoskins demonstrates the Heimlich Maneuver on senior Dalton Lenox during a CPR class presented by Eastern Oklahoma State College GEAR UP Professional
Thirty-five eighth grade GEAR UP students recently traveled to Tulsa to tour Oral Roberts University (ORU). Students began the morning by participating in a guided tour at ORU led by Student Ambassador Joseph Thomas, a freshman from Montgomery, AL majoring in Business Administration. Canadian students had a detailed tour of the beautiful campus and learned about the various programs ORU offers. The tour began inside ORU’s Global Learning Center. Thomas explained that most computer-related courses
Twenty-four seventh grade GEAR UP students from Canadian recently traveled to Tulsa to tour Oral Roberts University (ORU). Students began the morning by participating in a guided tour at ORU led by Student Ambassadors Allyson Woods, a sophomore from Texas majoring in Environmental Sustainability and Riley Kempker, a sophomore from Iowa majoring in Ministry and Leadership. Canadian students saw numerous buildings, met ORU students and learned about various programs ORU offers. Students began the tour
Fifty-one Canadian GEAR UP students recently traveled to Tulsa to tour Tulsa Community College (TCC) and Jenks to visit the Oklahoma Aquarium. Students began the morning by participating in a guided tour at the Southeast Campus of TCC. Student Recruiters William Baldwin and Ali Castillo led students through the beautiful campus. TCC is the third largest school in our state with enrollment numbers around 25,000 students. There are four main campuses in the Tulsa area.