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food deserts

An oasis in the desert

TU students tackle food insecurity in Tulsa as part of Global Scholars program According to the Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma, one in six adults and one in four children in Oklahoma live with food insecurity each day. Those... MORE

Chocolate as a changemaker

Alumna combines her passion for education with marketing acumen to make life-changing connections Melissa Gelner (BSBA ’97) spent time this summer reading R.J. Palacio’s novel Wonder with her 9-year-old daughter. A passage in the book struck her as especially poignant:... MORE

Business Career Center welcomes Leonelle Thompson

When it came to choosing a college, Leonelle Thompson (BSBA ’04, MBA ’06) didn’t face any tough decisions. She represents three generations of Golden Hurricane alumnae and says with a smile, “TU is in my blood.” Her mom graduated with... MORE

autism workplace

Autism in the workplace

According to a 2015 Centers for Disease Control report, more than half a million individuals diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) are currently entering adulthood. And while support and resources for children through adolescence have expanded in recent years, what... MORE

Success unwrapped

From the confines of a small garage behind his house and with the few funds he could draw from his credit cards, Frank Fellers (BSBA ’84) started a business selling vinyl materials to sign companies. That was in 1986. Thirty... MORE

young entrepreneur awards

Inaugural OYEA competition a success

The University of Tulsa recently hosted the inaugural Oklahoma Young Entrepreneur Awards (OYEA), a competition for innovative Tulsa-area high school students. Teams competed for more than $5,000 in prizes as well as judges’ awards. To enter OYEA, teams identified a... MORE

innovation results

Disrupting the status quo

When asked how friends and colleagues would describe him, Jacob Johnson (BSBA ’06) doesn’t skip a beat. “Inquisitive is at the top of that list,” he says, “along with commanding, decisive, logical and systematic. I’m the person who will grab... MORE