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Updated Jul 26, 2016 at 10:58 AM

This year’s Ag in the Classroom (AITC) State Summer Conference theme "Gate to Plate to STEMulate," provided teachers across Oklahoma with STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) activities to stimulate agricultural learning in their classrooms.  

Updated Jul 26, 2016 at 10:29 AM

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Minority students in Oklahoma public schools are expected to outnumber white students when classes begin across the state in the next several weeks.

Updated Jul 21, 2016 at 11:03 AM

St. Gregory’s University’s faculty, staff, coaches and their families participated in a campus-wide beautification day on Wednesday, July 20. They spent the day trimming trees, painting parking lot lines, washing windows, moving...

Updated Jul 21, 2016 at 10:59 AM

ADA – Bridging the gap between sustainable water management and economic development is the goal of the newly-established Oka’ Institute, housed in Fentem Hall, at East Central University.

Updated Jul 21, 2016 at 10:43 AM

Seminole State College students may now earn an Associate in Science in Agriculture – a new degree program at SSC that received approval by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education on June 30, 2016.

Updated Jul 20, 2016 at 11:50 AM

Oklahoma Baptist University hosted more than 90 participants July 11-13 during the 2016 OBU Pastors School July 11-13. The theme for the event, designed to provide a ministry development opportunity for Baptist pastors, was "Prayer: Key to...

Updated Jul 19, 2016 at 10:40 AM

The Salvation Army of Shawnee, (servicing Lincoln, Pottawatomie & Seminole Counties) is happy to be able to provide free Back Packs for kids again for this upcoming school year. We at The Salvation Army know all to well that for many families...

Updated Jul 1, 2016 at 12:58 PM

Legislation that will save millions of dollars and give greater control to local school districts in evaluating teachers will take effect beginning July 1, 2016.  House Bill 2957, by Rep. Michael Rogers, Vice Chair of the House Common...

Updated Jul 1, 2016 at 12:43 PM

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The cost of attending one of Oklahoma's 25 public colleges and universities will go up by an average of 8.4 percent, the state regents voted Thursday.

Updated Jun 30, 2016 at 1:33 PM

Oklahoma Baptist University recently welcomed Jeremy Scott to campus as the University’s photographer. He assumed the role June 6.

Updated Jun 30, 2016 at 1:31 PM

St. Gregory’s University will host an Enrollment Days on Friday, July 22 for incoming freshman and transfer students.  

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