Athletic Training professor honored with International Service Award

On June 25, 2019, Greg Gardner will be honored with the International Service Award from the International Committee (IC) of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA). Gardner is a clinical professor of athletic training in The University of Tulsa’s Department of Kinesiology and Rehabilitative Sciences. Certified as an athletic trainer since 1985, Gardner has wide-ranging […]

Nursing student develops training for childcare workers in Nigeria

In addition to keeping on top of her studies, University of Tulsa bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) sophomore Laura Nichols spent winter 2019 spearheading development of training videos for childcare workers in Nigeria. This work is a collaborative effort amongst TU’s School of Nursing, the TU Student Nurses’ Association (TUSNA) and Little Light House, […]

Educating emergency department staff on the signs of strangulation

According to the Training Institute on Strangulation Prevention, strangulation is one of the most lethal forms of intimate partner violence (IPV). Within seconds, a victim can fall unconscious. Within minutes, they can die. Of the 10 million women who suffer IPV each year, over 8% have been choked or strangled. Even though many of these […]

Doctor of Nursing Practice program receives ACEN accreditation

Launched in 2017, The University of Tulsa’s Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program has now been accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). Sheryl Stansifer, the director of TU’s School of Nursing, explained the importance of this milestone: “The Oklahoma Board of Nursing (OBN) requires accreditation for DNP programs. In addition, the […]

TU’s 2019 Outstanding Teachers announced

Clinical Professor of Athletic Training Greg Gardner, McFarlin Professor of Psychology Elana Newman and Associate Professor of Art History Kirsten Olds are TU’s Outstanding Teachers for 2019. Through their devotion to teaching and mentoring, they mold the character and work ethic of students to prepare them for a successful career and thoughtful life. The university inaugurated the Distinguished […]

AAC seeks to improve student athletes’ mental health

Leaders from the American Athletic Conference and its 13 member institutions gathered at The University of Tulsa for the third annual Academic Consortium Symposium on March 28-30, 2019. The symposium brought together scholars, practitioners and current and former students to discuss the avenues that will improve overall well-being of both students and student-athletes. TU Faculty […]

Repetitive head impacts and safety among student athletes

March is National Athletic Training Month, and this year it is drawing to a close with two major conferences in Tulsa: the annual meeting and symposium of the Mid America Athletic Training Association (MAATA) – a regional conference for athletic trainers and allied health professionals – and the American Athletic Conference (AAC) Academic Consortium’s 2019 […]

2019 Equity Awards to recognize outstanding University of Tulsa students, faculty and staff

  The TU Graduate Diversity and Inclusion Coalition presented the 2019 Equity Awards to recognize outstanding University of Tulsa students, faculty and staff who have demonstrated commitment to promoting, creating and maintaining a diverse and inclusive learning and working environment that nurtures the growth and development of our campus community. The award recipients were nominated […]