Education

Virtual College and Career Fair a success

Photo caption: A slide from the Osage Nation Education Department's virtual College and Career Fair shows the information for students interested in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Osage News

Nearly two hundred students and parents participated in the ON Education Department’s annual college and career fair, which was held virtually this year. They represented five local high schools and six high schools located outside of Osage County. All registered students completed a post-event questionnaire and were entered in a drawing for a chance to win a door prize.

Due to Covid-19, the education department decided to make the event accessible online with a digital media slide presentation.

Pages for the college and career fair included videos and information from the following schools and organizations: Bacone College, Cameron University, Community Care College, Cowley College, Fort Lewis College, Kansas State University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College, Northeastern State University, Northern Oklahoma College, Oklahoma Wesleyan University, OSU Institute of Technology, Pawnee Nation College, Pioneer Tech, Princeton University, Rogers State University, Rose State College, Southwestern College, Southwestern Oklahoma State University, Stanford University, The University of Oklahoma, Tri-County Tech, Educational Opportunity Center by TRIO, Tulsa Community College, Tulsa Tech, United States Army, University of Central Oklahoma, University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma, and Webster University.

Representatives from several career fields sent in videos to present information: esthetician, pipeline inspector, head high school football coach, chief strategy officer, digital strategist, mechanical engineer, sonographer, petroleum engineer, Osage Nation Congresswoman, owner of Serenity Salon, journeyman lineman, neuromonitoring tech, neurosurgeon, registered nurse, business process analyst, assistant professor of Educational Leadership, interior designer, entrepreneur, graduate assistant college football coach, Osage News Editor, solar installer, warehouse manager, A&P mechanic, engineer, reporter, Osage Nation Chief of Police, and field service engineer.

The Osage Nation Education Department would like to thank everyone who attended and helped make this event possible.