OSSM mourns passing of Senator Penny Williams

We at OSSM are deeply saddened at the passing of one of our original legislative champions and longest-serving friends, supporters, and advocates, Senator Penny Williams.  She, along with Senators Bernice Shedrick and Rodger Randle, the Honorable Robert Henry, and others championed legislation creating OSSM which Governor George Nigh signed into law in 1983.  She worked with Chairman Dan Little and Founding President Emerita Dr. Edna Manning for more than 25 years since OSSM was established, and has

Inasmuch Foundation driving excellence in STEM education

The Inasmuch Foundation is helping drive excellence in Oklahoma education with a $100,000 grant supporting OSSM’s faculty retention program in 2018.  The Inasmuch investment will go a long way to help OSSM do what it does best–provide bright, motivated high school juniors and seniors interested in STEM with an advanced, highly rigorous curriculum taught by a largely PhD faculty.  OSSM works because it is a public/private partnership.  Many

Amazon gift to support OSSM tech needs

Amazon made its first Oklahoma STEM school donation, a generous gift of $15,000, to the Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics.  Amazon’s investment will help the school provide wireless internet to its students to encourage collaboration and exploration.  We look forward to partnering with this amazing company–Thank you Amazon!

Devon Energy aids teaching & learning with Smart Boards

Devon Energy Corp. donated $30,000 to install smartboards in the Manning Academic Center at the Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics in Oklahoma City.  Biology professor Brent Richards said knowing that every classroom in the building has the same equipment will make a big difference for him and the rest of the faculty.  He uses the projectors to show live dissections

Summer training for middle school math & science teachers

 

Thanks to generous support from long-time sponsors The Sarkeys Foundation, ConocoPhillips and Phillips 66, some 80 middle school math and science teachers from more than 70

“For one executive, [OMRF’s] BioVenture Forum is a homecoming

Dr. Michael Henderson (Dale, OK; OSSM Class of 2007) was highlighted on Newsok.com as he attended the recent BioVenture Forum at Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation where he was formerly a Fleming Scholar.  He is one of many OSSM alums hitting home runs in business in Oklahoma and around the country who are looking to bring more business to Oklahoma! 

QE STEM Day for middle school students

Many thanks to our sponsors GE Global Research and AT&T as well as all the presenters and nearly 100 middle school students who made OSSM’s 2017 QE (Quantum Experience) STEM Day so exciting!  See more HERE!

We hope to see

2017 Quantum Experience!!

OSSM’s 2017 Quantum Experience was a wonderful success–Many thanks to all our sponsors and attendees!!

See more HERE!