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November 2011

OSU Coach Kurt Budke, Assistant Coach Miranda Serna Killed in Plane Crash

Oklahoma State University women’s basketball coach Kurt Budke and assistant women’s basketball coach Miranda Serna were killed along with two others Nov. 17 in a plane crash in Perry County, Ark.

Grants Focus on Academic Success, Indigenous Scholar Development at NSU

The road to academic success is about to get a little less bumpy for students at Northeastern State University. Recent Title III grant awards in excess of $3.4 million will establish two centers focused on removing barriers to student performance and persistence through graduation.

$2 Million Grant to Enhance Undergraduate Research, Academic Success at ECU

East Central University has been awarded a five-year, $2 million grant for Strengthening the Culture: Undergraduate Research and Student Academic Success, a program to improve and expand ECU’s capacity to serve Native American students and low-income students.

Southeastern Flight Team Earns Honors

Southeastern Flight team stands by planeThe Southeastern Oklahoma State University Flight team brought home honors from the National Intercollegiate Flying Association’s Region VI SAFECON, hosted by the University of Nebraska in Omaha.

UCO Offers Opportunity for Community Members to Laugh Their Way to Better Health

For University of Central Oklahoma staff member Kay Jones, laughter is proving to be the best medicine.Jones is one of many participants practicing Laughter Yoga at sessions held at noon Mondays during the month of October by Broncho Lake on Central’s campus.

State Regents' Grants Efforts Paying Off

A recent report shows that the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education’s annual Grant Writing Institute (GWI) has helped Oklahoma’s public and private higher education institutions successfully apply for competitive grants and receive millions of dollars in grant funding.

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