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Certified Healthy recipients are recognized for promoting health and wellness where Oklahomans live, work, learn, and play. They set positive examples and shape brighter futures for Oklahoma.

Langston University has applied for the program and been awarded the highest recognition of “Excellence” for the third year, in two separate categories: University and Business. Langston University is Oklahoma’s only Historically Black College University (HBCU) and is leading the way in changing the campus’ environment to improve the health of its students, staff, and faculty.

Langston, Okla. – The fall semester officially started this week at Langston University. The University welcomed a new freshman class for the 2018 fall semester, and the campus is bustling with excitement! Freshman move-in started last week. New students participated in a series of events including freshman orientation known as Lion Camp. The orientation is designed for incoming students to get acclimated to campus, meet fellow Lions, and begin their academic and co-curricular experience.

Tulsa, Okla. - Langston University - Tulsa and Green Country Permaculture received a grant for a new summer gardening STEM program for Tulsa area students to get hands-on experience of growing their own vegetation.

The summer program allows students a better understanding of how to live off the land by working on a small-scale organic farm in Broken Arrow this summer.

Langston, Okla. - Dr. Edward O. Manyibe, Research Associate Professor and Capacity Building Director of the Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (RRTC) received the 2018 Bobbie Atkins Research Award from the National Association of Multicultural Rehabilitation Concerns (NAMRC) on July 13, 2018.

Langston, Okla. - Langston University is proud to announce that Mr. Mark G. Gordon has been appointed as the Director of Bands, effective June 25, 2018. He comes to Langston University with more than 20 years of experience directing bands on the high school and collegiate level. His bands have won more than 30 first place trophies from various battle of the bands and competitions in Texas and Louisiana. He also hosted the largest high school battle of the bands in Texas for more than eight years with a capacity of more than 20,000 attendees.

Langston, Okla. – The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) Board Chairman, Jim Clifton announced the addition of Dr. Kent J. Smith, Jr., President, Langston University, as one of the newest additions to the TMCF Board of Directors.

Langston, Oklahoma – Six outstanding women leaders will be honored at Langston University’s annual Women in Leadership luncheon on Thursday, April 18, 2018.

Langston University to host the annual Langston University Transportation Academy (the Academy) to expose ninth and tenth-grade students to various careers in transportation. It is geared to improve their basic skills in computers, math, science, communications, teamwork, and leadership. The Academy will be conducted from June 3 - 15, 2018.

 

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