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OSU Center for Health Sciences News

thursday, Aug. 1, 2013

Fallin, Bartlett tour area storm damage

Emergency Operations Manager Dale Chapman, left, President Howard Barnett and Chief Engineer Nathan Huffstetler discuss with Gov. Mary Fallin the extent of the damages at OSU-CHS
CHS Emergency Operations Manager Dale Chapman, left, President Howard Barnett and Chief Engineer Nathan Huffstetler meet with Gov. Mary Fallin.

Gov. Mary Fallin and Tulsa Mayor Dewey Bartlett met with reporters at the OSU Center for Health Sciences on Friday evening after touring areas of the city damaged by last week’s storms.

In addition to addressing reporters, Fallin and Bartlett met with President Howard Barnett and members of the OSU-CHS emergency response team during the stop.

The Forensic Sciences and Biomedical Research Center’s roof was torn off by the destructive winds associated with storms that rolled through the area Tuesday night and Wednesday morning, which left thousands without power.  Major debris clean up on campus was completed by Friday.

Students to complete community service projects during Dr. Pete’s Big Event

Students from the Class of 2016 volunteer at the Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club during Dr. Pete's Big Event last year.
Students from the Class of 2016 volunteer at the Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club during Dr. Pete's Big Event last year.

First-year OSU College of Osteopathic Medicine students  will spend Friday completing community service projects in the Tulsa community as part of Dr. Pete's Big Event.
 
Students will clean classrooms at the Little Light House School and assist the Mabee Red Shield and West Mabee Boys and Girls Clubs of Tulsa with several community service projects.

Orientation for first-year medical students begins tomorrow at 8:30 a.m. in Dunlap Auditorium. The annual White Coat Ceremony is Sunday at 3 p.m. in the Tulsa Community College VanTrease Performing Arts Center for Education. Orientation week will conclude next week with a variety of information sessions, including presentations on rural health, ethics, HIPAA and stress management. The week will conclude with the Oklahoma Osteopathic Association Mentor Dinner at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Tulsa Downtown on Aug. 8.

OSU-CHS bookstore open extended hours for sales tax holiday

Items for sale in the bookstore
Matthews Bookstore

Matthews Bookstore will be open extended hours, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., on Saturday to give students, faculty and staff the opportunity to shop during Oklahoma's tax-free holiday.

During the holiday, certain clothing and shoes qualify for a sales tax exemption. In addition, the bookstore is offering an extra 20 percent discount off regular prices on Saturday. 

The Matthews bookstore also carries textbooks, medical supplies and equipment, lab coats, doctor bags and school supplies.

The Cutting Edge

Tandy Community SupercomputerOklahoma State University in Tulsa is committed to making the city a center for research and innovation nationally and internationally. As a Tulsa Research Partners member, OSU in Tulsa researchers recently completed the first project utilizing the Tandy Community Supercomputer. This endeavor will tremendously enhance scientific and health care advancements at OSU-Tulsa and OSU Center for Health Sciences and create a brighter future for Tulsa and Oklahoma.

 

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