Heathyr Chenoweth: Seasoned City

RSU alumna Heathyr Chenoweth is doing big things in the art world. The third installment of her “Seasoned City” series opens on Friday the 15th at Circle Cinema in downtown Tulsa. Chenoweth’s newest exhibit features hot rod paintings. A few of the pieces were created using a technique she’s began experimenting with – paper collages. Chenoweth says these are “never-before-seen paintings hot off the easel,” and 15% of sales will support Circle Cinema. The third installment of Seasoned City will remain open through the end of March. Seasoned City is inspired by Tulsa’s…continue reading →

Royal Aills named new General Manager at RSU Public TV

Rogers State University has named a television executive with more than two decades of broadcast and communications management experience as the new general manager for RSU Public Television. Royal Aills has extensive experience as a manager for both private and public broadcast stations, including seven years as station manager for Oklahoma Education Television Authority's operations in Tulsa. At OETA, he oversaw a 10-person team and had management authority for all station operations, including news, engineering, production, underwriting, sponsorships, public affairs, digital technology management, marketing, budgeting and human resources. He worked closely with business…continue reading →

RSU Professor celebrates OK Roots Music

“Celebrating Oklahoma Roots Music”…an article by RSU Professor, Dr. Hugh Foley will be featured in the Oklahoma Humanities Magazine (winter 2013 edition). The article introduces the upcoming Smithsonian exhibition, "New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music," by sampling the tracks of Oklahoma music. The article highlights Oklahoma's music history dating back to the Native American tribes and traditions of the time, and it closes with contemporary Oklahoma-affiliated country artists such as Carrie Underwood and Blake Shelton. He touches on several genres of early roots music and elaborates how Oklahoma had a significant influence on…continue reading →

RSU vs. Claremore in a benefit basketball game

Want to see some good basketball? The RSU Athletics staff will take on the Claremore Community all-stars at the “William W. Barnes Children’s Advocacy Center Charity Basketball Game” on Sunday beginning at 2pm at the Expo Center. The Children's Advocacy Center is a non-profit, United Way Agency whose mission is to reduce the trauma of child abuse. The Center provides forensic interviews, medical evaluations and mental health treatment in a safe, child-friendly environment. The Center has been in existence since 2001 and serves over 200 children annually from Rogers, Mayes, and Craig Counties.…continue reading →

RSU President to chair ARC campaign

Rogers State University President Larry Rice has been selected to chair this year’s “Heroes for the American Red Cross” campaign. “Heroes for the American Red Cross” is an annual fund raising program and has helped to improve and aide those effected by disaster. “I’m proud to have been asked to chair this year’s “Heroes for the American Red Cross Campaign. Rogers State University has a long history of partnering with the American Red Cross whether it’s holding blood drives on campus to co-sponsoring the annual murder mystery fundraiser event.” Rice said. “Whether it’s…continue reading →

Run with your Sweetheart and Fleet Feet

Fun with your Valentine doesn’t end after the 14th passes. Fleet Feet’s annual Sweetheart Run keeps your heart pounding on Saturday the 16th in downtown Tulsa. The fun begins at the Fleet Feet Blue Dome at 7:45 in the morning with a 5k run. A 10k race and a fun run/walk will follow. Couples are encouraged to sign up to race together at this love-themed event. Sweetheart Run will benefit Champ Camp, a summer camp where children with heart conditions can enjoy fun activities without the stress of health issues. Kate Critchfield, Fleet…continue reading →