Preview: Education, Health and Aviation Week, April 17-22
The College of Education is hosting its second annual Education, Health and Aviation week April 17-22. This week serves as an opportunity for College of Education (COE) students, staff and faculty to connect with one another while also raising awareness and celebrating COE programs at Oklahoma State University. Led by student co-chairs Emily Baden and Collin Nail and organized by a student steering committee, there will be several events and activities throughout the week as well as programming and community service opportunities.
The week will begin with a kick-off event on April 17 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Willard lawn and terrace. The event will include free Purdy Q lunch (while supplies last) for all COE students, faculty and staff and a Pistol Pete appearance at 12 p.m. For students looking to get more involved, there will be booths representing various COE clubs and organizations.
Education, Health and Aviation week offers several opportunities for everyone at OSU participate, including an invitation to hear COE alumnus and Cowboy Wrestling Coach John Smith speak on April 19 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in Willard 010. On April 20 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Anderson Family Living Room in Willard Hall, all of OSU is welcome to attend the Oklahoma Blood Institute Blood Drive to donate blood and help save lives. On April 21 from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., OSU students, faculty and staff are invited to drink coffee and attend an informal panel discussion with Senator Tom Dugger, Representative Cory Williams and former Oklahoma Lieutenant Governor Jari Askins in the Anderson Family Living Room in Willard Hall.
To wrap up the eventful week, the Stillwater community is invited to attend the third annual Flying Aggies Fly-In on April 22 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Stillwater Regional Airport. The student-flying club at OSU promotes interest in aviation and provides safe flying for its members. The Fly-In will include airplane rides for sale, a flight team demonstration, static aircraft displays and lunch at 11:30 a.m. for $10. All proceeds will benefit the OSU Flight Team set to compete in the National Intercollegiate Flying Association competition in May.