Critical Race Training in Education

Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology


Mailing Address
1801 E 4th Street
Grady Clark Center
Okmulgee, Oklahoma 74447
(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: 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:


  • 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."

  • Symbolic Actions

    OSUIT has a Diversity and Inclusion Committee which holds a monthly event called the Diversity Learning Series.

  • Anti-Racism, Bias, and Diversity Training

    OSUIT offers an optional Diversity and Inclusion Training Module.

  • Symbolic Actions

    One of the Diversity Learning Series events comprised a speaker panel discussing "systemic racism."

  • Curriculum Changes and Requirements

    DEI is one of the "institutional core outcomes."

  • Curriculum Changes and Requirements

    Diversity courses which "emphasize socially constructed groups in the US" are a general education requirement.

Last updated November 27th, 2021