"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.
Leaders from higher education and the business and industry sectors will gather April 13 for the Tulsa Higher Education Consortium at Northeastern State University-Broken Arrow. Read more on tulsaworld.com.
Collaboration to help more area students earn bachelor’s degrees and better meet workforce needs was the theme Thursday as the Tulsa Regional Chamber held its first in-person event in more than a year and a half. Read more on tulsaworld.com
Leaders of seven area colleges and universities are optimistic a new approach will help them graduate more students with degrees. The Tulsa Higher Education Consortium grew out of work to improve Tulsa Community College students’ experience transferring to other local institutions, and the organization wants to continue streamlining that process to make it easier for students to earn their degrees. Read more on publicradiotulsa.org
More bachelor’s degrees and better economic mobility for Tulsans are the ultimate goals behind a recently launched initiative that brings together leaders from the higher education, business and civic arenas, the effort’s new leader said. Read more on tulsaworld.com
Tulsa Higher Education Consortium (THE Consortium) on Tuesday announced Dr. Laura Latta, accomplished educator and Tulsa community leader, will lead the organization as Founding Executive Director. Latta will highlight the history and strategic focus of the Consortium in her keynote address at the 2021 Tulsa Regional Chamber State of Education on July 22. Read more on claremoreprogress.com