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In Other News MAY 12, 2004 Events

Record enrollments test college resources

Higher education officials, faced with increasing enrollments throughout the system, have made funding the construction of expanded facilities a major priority. The Oklahoma Legislature is currently considering a capital bond issue (HJR 1039) that, if passed and signed by Gov. Brad Henry, would come to a vote of the people this fall. Read more.

SWOSU nursing students provide help for uninsured in South Texas

A recent trip for college students was not a typical trip for several Southwestern Oklahoma State University nursing students on the Weatherford campus.

Ten students, accompanied by faculty member Mattie Tolley, drove 15 hours to the Rio Grande Valley of Texas to spend a week treating the area's uninsured patients. The students set up a diabetic foot care clinic at Hope Medical Clinic in McAllen and treated patients' feet and gave tips on such items as cutting toenails properly and buying the proper shoes. Read more.

OU selected as national distribution site for radar data

The Center for Analysis and Prediction of Storms at the University of Oklahoma has been selected as one of three sites in the United States to distribute real time NEXRAD Doppler weather radar data via the Internet, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced today. Read more.

OCCC partners with Southeastern to assist aviation industry

A program created to meet the workforce development needs of Tinker Air Force Base, the Federal Aviation Administration and the aviation industry in central Oklahoma was recently unveiled by Oklahoma City Community College and Southeastern Oklahoma State University.

It's designed for people who are interested in the field of aviation management and who want to ultimately earn a bachelor's degree in aviation. Read more.

NEOA&M student receives humanitarian award

Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College sophomore, Joe Blundell, has been selected to receive the Howard R. Swearer Student Humanitarian Award, presented annually for outstanding public service.

Blundell, one of only five students to be selected nationwide, will receive $1,500 towards the development of a community greenhouse at Cliff Village, Mo., where he resides. Blundell’s award will be presented during an Education Leadership Colloquium scheduled July 12-13 in Orlando, Fla. Read more.

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