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 [...]
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."
Article quoted from: https://www.valuenews.com/tulsa-higher-education-consortium-to-host-convening-linking-leaders-in-education-and-business-news-article_5856 "On Wednesday, November 9th, the Tulsa Higher Education Consortium will host an annual Fall Convening at the University of Tulsa for its member institutions, local educators, and Tulsa-area business and industry leaders. Attendees will collaborate and share innovative ideas for supporting Tulsa-area college and university students. Speakers at the event include Rebecka Peterson, Oklahoma’s 2022 Teacher of the Year, George Justice, Provost for the University of Tulsa, and a keynote address from Leonelle Thompson of Williams. Other highlights include a student panel of Tulsa-area students and graduates and time to collaborate and connect with professionals who are [...]
News on 6 Feature TULSA, Okla. - An organization here in Tulsa is working to help students succeed in college. Doctor Laura Latta with the Tulsa Higher Education Consortium joined us on Thursday to talk about about the resources and programs that they offer.
"Seven Tulsa institutions make up the Tulsa Higher Education Consortium. This collaboration between Tulsa Community College, NSU, the University of Oklahoma-Tulsa, Oklahoma State University-Tulsa, Langston University, Rogers State University and the University of Tulsa works to improve communication between the institutions, better meet the needs of both students and their future employers, and improve the graduation rate." Read more about the Tulsa Higher Education Consortium in the August issue of Tulsa People.
"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.
Upping College Degree Attainment in State is Critical for Future, Higher Ed Chancellor tells Tulsa Consortium With the number of critical occupations requiring college degrees projected to increase in the state, it’s more important than ever to help more Oklahomans attain them, the state’s higher education chancellor said Wednesday. “We’ve got a lot of ground to make up and not a lot of time to do it,” Allison Garrett told the Tulsa Higher Education Consortium’s Spring Convening at Northeastern State University-Broken Arrow. Read more on tulsaworld.com.