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OSU Center for Health Sciences News

thursday, june 16, 2016

OSU-CHS Medical Library breaks stereotypes, builds community

Librarians Michelle Farabough, left, Linda London and Director Dohn Martin get together with the OSU-CHS Medical Library’s resident skeleton model.
Librarians Michelle Farabough, left, Linda London and Director Dohn Martin get together with the OSU-CHS Medical Library’s resident skeleton model.

The OSU-CHS Medical Library is more than just a quiet place to study. It is a place to get expert help with research, to become familiarized with the latest advances in medicine and to prepare for exams in comfort.

“Yes, we are developing a strong collaborative learning environment with innumerable library resources,” said Dohn Martin, library director. “But we also are geared to enhancing the student experience through personalized service. We want students to feel at home here.”

Throughout the space is a variety of seating configurations – all designed with student comfort and accessibility in mind. Group study rooms are situated throughout the facility, each with a white board and a large monitor to accommodate study groups. A large conference room has proven to be popular among faculty. Read more.

2016-17 SGA officers begin terms as student body representatives

This year's Student Government Association officers have assumed their duties for the 2016-17 school year. SGA officers act as the student body voice and represent OSU-COM at several conferences throughout the year.

Calli Schardien was elected president, Moreez Qureshi is vice president and Andrew Ross was selected as secretary. Shannon McBeath was chosen as treasurer and Mallory Hall is interclub liaison.

SGA officers represent students’ interests to faculty and administration and are elected by the student body each school year. For additional information about OSU-CHS student organizations, visit the SGA webpage.

Registration open for OSU-COM Murray Crow Memorial Golf Tournament

The OSU-COM Murray Crow Memorial Golf Tournament is slated for Saturday, July 9 at the Cherokee Hills Golf Club at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa. Registration is open online  for the event.

The event, formerly known as the Summer Golf Classic, will be a four-person scramble with a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m.

Registration for the tournament is $200 per person or $700 for a team of four, which includes green fees, practice range and balls, golf carts, lunch and the awards program. Mulligans are available for $20 each and are limited to two per person.

Registration and the practice range open at 8 a.m. Lunch and the awards program are set for 12:45 p.m. Awards will be presented for first-, second- and third-place teams, closest putt and longest drive. The tournament is sponsored by the OSU-CHS Alumni Association. All funds support student senate activities, alumni activities, medical school programs and student scholarships, including the Murray Crow Memorial Scholarship Fund founded by the alumni association.

OSU Cowboys baseball headed to the College World Series

For the first time since 1999, the OSU Cowboys baseball team will participate in the College World Series in Omaha.

OSU’s first game in the series will be against the University of California-Santa Barbara at 2 p.m. on Saturday at the TD Ameritrade Park. The game will air on ESPN2, Cox Cable Channel 26.

The College World Series berth marks the 20th in OSU baseball history, which ranks as the sixth most on the NCAA's all-time list.

For information, visit OKStateFanTravel.com