Math drives more careers than imaginable

Professor of Sociology Tara Hall presents her math and sociology presentation at the Math Drives Careers workshop. (Photo by Marisa Caban)

By Marisa Caban Chief Photographer–   Math Awareness Month was honored on April 14 in the Tinker Terrance Room. Andrea Xeriland, coordinator of the Mathematics Department, hosted the Math Awareness Month talk titled “Math Drives Careers.” Professors of Cybersecurity, Sociology, Music and Meteorology programs spoke about math, how it affects their careers and presented their experiences […]

Community Learning Center launches new teen program

Casey Hunter Student Reporter — RSC Kids College will feature Teen Scene, a new program that targets teenage audiences. The Community Learning Center’s Teen Scene event will “better define the students we serve,” according to the CLC’s booklet. This is the first year the Kids College will be open only to student’s ages 5-11. Teen […]

STARBASE partners with Rose State College to encourage education in science, technology, engineering and mathematics

STARBASE Ribbon Cutting

Alex Roberts Assistant Editor —  President Jeanie Webb and the RSC Board of Regents celebrated a new partnership with STARBASE, a Department of Defense Youth Program, with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 11 a.m. Jan. 27 on the second floor of the Community Learning Center. STARBASE is a nationally recognized program that teaches elementary students […]

Rose State College students lead robotics team to victory

By: Alex Roberts Assignment Editor   Two RSC students helped their team win the Engineering Inspiration Award at the 2014 Oklahoma regionals of the First for Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology Robotics Competition March 27-29 at the Cox Convention Center; the team will head to the world competition April 23-26 in St. Louis. […]

Youths participate in campus Science Fair

Science Fair Winners

By Carina Snow Assistant Editor   RSC’s 2014 Science Fair recognized local elementary school children March 13 for their innovations and understanding of scientific theory and method. More than 80 first- through eighth-graders from several local schools competed in the fair. The overall winner was Choctaw Middle School. Dr. Frances Hendrix, vice president of Academic […]

Engineering Fair builds on students’ skills

Seth Anderson, 13, prepares to fire a Ping-Pong ball from his launcher at the 33rd annual Oklahoma Engineering Foundation Engineering Fair on Feb. 18 at RSC.

By Carina Snow Assistant Editor From flying Ping-Pong balls to plastic straw Eiffel Towers, the 33rd annual Oklahoma Engineering Foundation Engineering Fair awarded students for their skills and ingenuity on Feb. 18 at RSC. Around 700 seventh- to 12th-graders from 40 schools across the state brought their inventions and skills to campus for competition and […]

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 […]

Rose State a technology frontier

  Dennis Gosnell Assistant Editor Technology has, since the caveman, been a much-contested battlefield with those who hold the most accomplishments being at the top in the world’s economy and power structure. President Barack Obama and his administrators, along with those in Congress, are pushing for more education in the area of STEM (Science, Technology, […]

STEM programs crucial to the future

Jennifer Byrd Volunteer Writer  Cell phones, computers, automobiles, and the energy that powers them are just a few of the products that are produced that require Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) knowledge. STEM fields are crucial in our rapidly advancing technological world. Without the students, educators and employees that work in these areas, we […]

Characteristics and philosophy expected of the next Rose State president

Dennis Gosnell Assignment Editor Characteristics and philosophy expected of the next Rose State president During the summer Dr. Terry Britton, president Rose State College, announced his retirement, and with this announcement came the need for the Board of Regents to find his replacement. On Aug. 14, a town hall meeting was held between the Board […]