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Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology

Undergraduate School

Mailing Address
1801 E 4th Street
Grady Clark Center
Okmulgee, Oklahoma 74447
Phone
(918) 293-4680
School Information
"Founded in 1946, Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology is a recognized leader in applied technology education and is known for world-class teaching facilities, partnerships with industry, and a nearly 90 percent career placement rate. OSUIT offers 38 degree programs that are consistent with emerging market trends and prepare students to fill a continued demand for highly qualified industry professionals. Located in Okmulgee, Oklahoma, OSUIT partners with global corporations to develop academic coursework and practical training environments using industry-caliber equipment to create a seamless classroom to career transition. Additionally, our Workforce & Economic Development department fosters relationships with industry partners and assists in the areas of customized training, technology deployment, applied research, strategic planning, best practices and coordination" (Source: https://osuit.edu/about.php). OSUIT is a part of the Oklahoma State University system. The school's student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. The total enrollment is 2,400 students.
General Information
OSUIT has created a Diversity and Inclusion Committee, which hosts regular events and programming for DEI topics and anti-racism. OSUIT also has a Diversity and Inclusion Training Module which is optional. Diversity is integrated into the core curriculum as a general education requirement. See developments below:

Actions Taken

Anti-Racism, Bias, and Diversity Training
  • OSUIT offers an optional Diversity and Inclusion Training Module.
Curriculum Changes and Requirements
  • DEI is one of the "institutional core outcomes."
  • Diversity courses which "emphasize socially constructed groups in the US" are a general education requirement.
Symbolic Actions
  • OSUIT states that the school is "dedicated to cultivating and enriching the competitive advantages that diversity and inclusion provide all members of the University community."
  • OSUIT has a Diversity and Inclusion Committee which holds a monthly event called the Diversity Learning Series.
  • One of the Diversity Learning Series events comprised a speaker panel discussing "systemic racism."
  • In October 2021, the university hosted the "Panel Discussion: Racism Against the Asian American Pacific Islander Community."
Last updated July 26th, 2022
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