Tulsa World Article (Linked): Tulsa-area businesses offering tuition and exam assistance, student loan repayment AAON Inc. in Tulsa offers tuition payment assistance or reimbursement, payment or reimbursement for licensing courses and exams, and student loan repayment. Stephen Pingry, Tulsa World Quoted from Tulsa World: Jason Collington The Tulsa Higher Education Consortium wants to know which businesses in the area provide benefits to help their employees pay for higher education. The consortium is committed to meeting workforce needs by working collaboratively to increase higher education opportunities in the region. “The collaboration between higher education and local business is essential in [...]
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Tulsa Higher Education Consortium brings together Higher Education institutions for Spring Convening Attendees at THE Consortium's Fall 2022 Convening learn and share ideas. Higher education and community leaders will come together to collaborate and share innovative ideas for supporting Tulsa-area college and university students. On Tuesday, April 18, the Tulsa Higher Education Consortium (THE Consortium) will host their annual Spring Convening at Rogers State University. The event will include a keynote address from BerThaddaeus Bailey, Director of My Brother’s Keeper with ImpactTulsa. In addition to hearing from student and higher education leader panels, attendees will collaborate and connect with professionals who [...]
News on 6: Tulsa Higher Education Consortium Looks to Prepare Students for College "Graduation day is just a few weeks off for thousands of high school seniors. Brian Cain from the Tulsa Higher Education Consortium joined News On 6 to talk about what high schoolers can be doing now to get ready for college. For more information about the Tulsa Higher Education Consortium visit www.tulsahighered.com"
News on 6 "The Tulsa Higher Education Consortium is working to make sure high school students know about their higher education opportunities when they graduate from school. Executive Director Dr. Laura Latta and Shilpi Bardhan, who's a student campus ambassador at Jenks, joined News On 6 to talk more about the program."
News on 6 "About half of the students in the Tulsa area pursuing higher education are not traditional-aged students. Many are adults that decided to go back to school while also working full-time. Several Tulsa companies actually offer tuition assistance to make school more affordable. Doctor Sarah Wyatt with the Tulsa Higher Education Consortium joined News On 6 to discuss how workers can take advantage of these programs."
"Tulsa is poised to be a higher education hub as institutions collaborate for more degreed students." Dr. Laura Latta shares about the collaborative work of the seven higher education institutions in the Tulsa Higher Education Consortium. Read more on tulsaworld.com.
Faculty Feature: Dr. Libby Ethridge The Tulsa Higher Education Consortium’s Faculty Feature for the month of April is Dr. Elizabeth (Libby) Ethridge, Associate Professor in Early Childhood Education at OU-Tulsa. Dr. Ethridge was awarded the Provost’s Community Engagement Award for Outstanding Engaged Teaching. Recipients of the distinguished award are recognized for implementing innovative and effective teaching that demonstrates community collaboration, institutional impact and deeply engaged, high-quality learning. Dr. Ethridge was nominated by her colleagues and students, who shared that her “passion for educational advocacy manifests in her teaching, research, and service; Dr. Ethridge weaves together her work in [...]