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In Other News NOVEMBER 17, 2004 Events

State Regents will present updated project list to lawmakers

Record enrollments on Oklahoma’s public college campuses are putting a severe burden on overcrowded and outdated facilities. Oklahoma higher education officials believe that a recent update of capital improvement projects from the state’s public colleges and universities addresses the most important needs and that the passage of a $500 million bond issue by the state Legislature in the next session will be vital for the future of the state. Read more.

Federal certification gives OSU-Okmulgee students edge in seeking cyber security jobs

Information Technologies students at OSU-Okmulgee may soon be qualified for a wider variety of Cyber Security employment in government and industry. Officials have learned the college's Information Assurance and Forensics program received two security certifications from the National Security Agency's (NSA) Committee on National Security Systems. Read more.

OU crosses the $200 million mark in research funding

The University of Oklahoma continues to set new records in research and funding for externally sponsored programs, by crossing the $200 million mark in total expenditures for the first time in the institution’s history. Research expenditures for FY 2004 totaled $210 million. Research funding has more than doubled at OU over the last 10 years. Read more.

OKC Community College students hosts occupational therapy camp for foundation

August Willms’ happiness means so much to his sister Marlene Hildebrand. Willms, 62, is mentally challenged and requires his sister’s constant care. However, Hildebrand, 64, doesn’t have quite the energy she once did, and as Willms’ needs increase, her ability to help decreases.

Thoughts of the volunteers who help her and her brother throughout the year brings tears to her eyes. And she’s most grateful for the 30 plus students from Oklahoma City Community College who recently planned a camp for her brother and his friends in Stroud, Okla. Read more.

RSU economic impact expected to top $40 million in 2004

In 2004, Rogers State University is projected to supply an economic impact of $40.5 million and provide more than 1,000 jobs in northeastern Oklahoma. Read more.

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