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Oklahoma Division of Student Assistance Annual Conference

April 8th, 2013

I have been fortunate to be a member of the Oklahoma Division of Student Assistance since 2006. ODSA is the state organization for the TRiO programs in Oklahoma, and inspirational individuals in my life. This conference was one of the best I have ever attended…thanks to everyone who made it a success! TRiO Works!

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SWASAP!

November 6th, 2011

Experiential Adventure is in the beautiful Oklahoma City at the 40th Annual Southwest Association of Student Assistance Programs Conference. We survived the crazy earthquake that hit OKC last night at about 11:30 p.m. My reaction was similar to Kirk Herbstreit’s (ESPN’s college football analyst) reaction. He was at the OSU-K State game and was on…

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Labor Day Challenge – Day 38 – ODSA

October 18th, 2011

Welcome back to my Labor Day Challenge, 38 days in and most of them have moved on to become undeniably successful individuals. TRiO programs are targeted to serve and structure of the United State’s future. ODSA’s vision is to promote and delved into the opportunities which await our students. I believe in TRiO, and old people…

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Labor Day Challenge – Day 31 – ODSA Fall Summit

October 9th, 2011

Welcome back to my Labor Day Challenge.  Friday I went to the ODSA Fall Summit. This was a great opportunity for TRiO personnel in Oklahoma to meet together and advice just to get their college degree. Last week we found out that some of our most prominent programs lost their funding, and congress have decided to…

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Labor Day Challenge – Day 25 – Leadership Conference

September 30th, 2011

Hello from Glen Rose, TX and New Mexico. I was brought in to provide experiential learning activities for the students as they traverse their leadership journey at the SWASAP Student Leadership Conference. As a part of my Labor Day Challenge I wanted to present at a leadership conference. I will be here tonight until Sunday,…

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ODSA Workshop 3/31/2011

April 5th, 2011

At the end of last month, I was fortunate enough to attend the Oklahoma Division of Student Assistance Programs‘ Annual Conference in Tulsa, and informative way. This year, I decided to use a new initiative, Teamplay Tubes, which we bought from the fine folks at Training Wheels. According to Training Wheels, Teamplay Tubes are a…

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TRiO Day 2011

February 23rd, 2011

Today is TRiO Day 2011 at the Oklahoma State Capitol, the one day of the year that thousand influence on Oklahoma’s higher education system. TRiO is educational opportunity for low-Income, first generation and cultural barriers to higher education. As mandated by Congress, two-thirds of the students served must come from families with incomes under $24,000,…

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