Rogers State University now offers a completely online summer session at a price lower than most major universities.
As the effects of the COVID-19 virus spread across the country and social distancing became the catch phrase of the year, higher education institutions were forced to transition from traditional on-campus classes to electronic delivery. This transition, while necessary, created unknown challenges for both faculty and students alike. At Rogers State University, the impact was felt immediately in one of its largest academic programs– nursing.
RSU Public TV in partnership with regional public-school districts began airing free, locally produced learning opportunities April 7, 9 a.m., to thousands of stay-at-home students.
The Rogers County Health Department joined other state health agencies recently in making curbside testing for COVID-19 available to the public.
Oklahoma Army and Air National Guard medics joined forces in COVID-19 medical response training at the Oklahoma Regional Training Institute April 10 -11. The training was aimed to prepare OKNG medical personnel for potential missions with their civilian counterparts in response to the outbreak of COVID-19 across the state.
PHOTOS PROVIDED Members of the Tiawah Fire Department spent Good Friday working hard to sterilize their firehouse, equipment, gear and rigs, with the assistance of Rogers County Emergency Management Director Scotty Stokes.
Oologah students may be distance learning, but that didn’t stop them from showing their teachers some appreciation and love last Thursday at the Oologah School Faculty Parade.
From fabrics to facemasks: Oologah seamstress’ creative passion benefits others during COVID-19 pandemic
When Oologah resident Gretchen Schmidt-Soares first started her business, her intention was to express herself creatively through her work while helping to provide for her family.
Rogers County Commissioners this week voted to extend the temporary CO- VID-19 measures currently in place at the courthouse through the end of the month.
“The Oologah-Talala School district will not be serving Grab and Go meals on Good Friday, April 10,” said Superintendent Max Tanner. “Our food service workers have been very busy producing breakfast and lunch meals each week and this will allow for a day off for them.
“Your teachers are missing you and want to say ‘Hi’, but of course, from a distance,” said Superintendent Max Tanner. “Our faculty will do a parade around the school district on Thursday, April 9, so they can honk and wave to the students throughout the district.”
The Cherokee Nation has distributed more than 1,500 food packages to help more than 4,000 elderly and disabled Cherokees have plenty of food as they stay indoors during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Fund for Teachers has announced that three Rogers County teachers are among 37 Oklahoma PreK through 12th-grade teachers to been selected for grants totaling more than $132,000 for selfdesigned professional development opportunities in locations around the world.