GEAR UP promotes college among middle and high school students

By: Christian Tabak Circulation Manager — Oklahoma GEAR UP program is a federally funded initiative by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education that helps inform and prepare middle and high school students for college. Through activities, events , conferences, workshops, presentations, campus tours and more, RSC and other college GEAR UP liaisons work not only […]

OMRF offering paid science interships

OMRF

Alex Roberts Assistant Editor —   The Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation is accepting applicants for its 2015 Fleming Scholar Program now through Feb 1. According to OMRF, the eight-week summer internships allow selected students to “enhance their research skills by working alongside world-class scientist.” The Fleming Scholar Program is a paid internship, which also provides free […]

Incarceration inspires education

Jennifer Byrd Editor-in-Chief   College students can have many roles off campus; employee, spouse and parent are common examples, but for 144 RSC students this semester, one of those roles is inmate. Student Destiny Poplawski, 26, is serving the last part of her 10-year sentence at the Mable Bassett Correctional Facility in McLoud, Okla., and […]

Mid-Del community approves additional funds

Bond Election flyer for Mid-Del Public Schools

Jennifer Byrd Editor-in-Chief The Mid-Del community passed a $10 million bond election Feb. 11 to increase the school system’s safety measures, provide upgrades to instructional technology, and replace aging buses. The bond issue passed with more than three-quarters of voters approving the two-part proposition. The first section will provide facility improvements based on each school’s […]

STEM tours excite young minds

Children on STEM tour exploring aerospace equipment

Jennifer Byrd Editor in chief   Sixth-grade students from all five Mid-Del middle schools toured RSC throughout the month of November and participated in hands-on demonstrations in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, collectively known as STEM. Dr. Wayne Jones, Science and Math dean, said the students were shown six areas of engineering […]

Volunteers tutor children at RSC adopted schools

 Carina Snow News Editor Over a decade RSC has filled nearly 800 volunteer positions, such as tutoring students, at Telstar and Willow Brook, RSC’s adopted elementary schools; the college community strives to enhance these children’s education and lives. With more than 16 million U.S. children living in families below the poverty level, according to the […]

Rose State projects over the year

Dr. Jeanie Webb named new RSC President

 Chelsea Ratterman Editor in chief  Rose State College Board of Regents elected a new president on March 8. The Board announced the selection of Dr. Jeanie Webb, the current vice president of Student Affairs, to succeed Dr. Terry Britton when he retires, effective July 1. She will be the college’s seventh president and has served […]

Women’s Leadership Initiative Scholarship

Scholarship recipient is awarded a 12 hour tuition waiver for Fall 2013 AND a 12 hour tuition waiver for Spring 2014 Proposal Topic: “Women Shaping a Healthy Future” 1000 word essay AND a 10 slide PowerPoint excluding the title slide Submit a bibliography of sources. ALL submissions will be checked for plagiarism via turnitin.com Please […]

Speech from Dr. Britton prompts high note exit

Chelsea Ratterman Editor In Chief  Dr. Terry Britton gave his last convocation speech as President of Rose State College on Jan. 18. The speech kicked off the second day of the convocation program organized for faculty that included a motivational speaker and workshops. Dr. Britton addressed many topics in his nearly hour long speech. The […]