Jason Phipps receives National Award for Economic Development

Jason Phipps award

Jason Phipps, SouthernTech’s Director of Corporate and Career Development, recently attended the ACTE VISION Conference where he was recognized on stage twice by his peers.  The first time was along with all of the other divisional presidents.  Jason currently serves as the president of Post-secondary Adult Career Education and was recognized for his participation in…

Read More

Cosmetology Students

Cosmetology Student

Each month SouthernTech Cosmetology students service Elmbrook and Lakeland Manor Nursing Homes.  When asked why they donate their time to do this their instructor, Kristal McCathern said, “I want my students to experience every avenue our industry has to offer. I’ve had several students start careers at nursing home salons. It’s important they know how…

Read More

Blood Drive – December 2019

HOSA Blood Drive One

SouthernTech HOSA students, shared the theme of the Oklahoma Blood Institute this fall and, ‘followed their instinct,’ to help save lives by hosting a blood drive on campus.  The Southern Oklahoma Blood Institute received 72 units including whole blood and platelets.  There is always a need for blood and the need is even greater around…

Read More

Outstanding Board Member

Dana Gossvener

Dana Gossvener was awarded the OATC Outstanding Board Member of the Year in Oklahoma City at the OSSBA Education Leadership Conference. This award recognizes the contributions of technology center school board members who have provided leadership in the development and implementation of school policy and who have supported CareerTech education by giving of their time…

Read More

Gold Star 2019

Gold Star 2019

OATC GOLD STAR AWARD was once again received by SouthernTech. This honor is designed to recognize technology center districts that have met rigid and demanding criteria demonstrating a high level of excellence. This platform provides recognition to districts with exemplary programs designed to meet a broad spectrum of community needs. Representing SouthernTech on stage were,…

Read More

Blood Drive – February 2019

Heather

The Southern Oklahoma Blood Institute worked with Southern Tech’s Student Senate to initiate a blood drive, February 20 from 9 am to 2:30 pm.  Students and staff gave a total of 70 units which surpassed their goal. Ty Thoroughman a Heavy Equipment Operation adult student from Wilson said, “This is my second time to donate. …

Read More

DHS Drive

Dental Hygiene

From left: Christy McCullers, Southern Tech/OU Dental Hygiene Coordinator, three Auto Collision students: Anthony Knight, Adult/Ardmore, Danielle Bookelaar, Dickson,  and Jack Christensen, Plainview.  Seven Dental Hygiene Students: Callie Cook, Sulphur, McKenzie Moore, Pauls Valley, Tiffany Wilson, Tishomingo, Katelyn Johnson, Lone Grove, Emica Worstell, Norman, Lindsey Hayes, Southern Tech Dental Hygiene Instructor, Michaela Barnes, Marietta, Kylie…

Read More

Generous Donation from McCoy’s Lumber

McCoy's Lumber Donation

Southern Tech Receives Generous Donation from McCoy’s Lumber McCoy’s Lumber made a generous donation to students in the Construction and Welding Technology programs at Southern Tech including router, tile, auger, and speedbor, saw and jig saw bits.  Circular saw blades, welding helmets, mig wire, magnetic and electrode holders, strikers, clamps, hammers, welding rods and caps…

Read More

Blood Drive – December 2018

Robert

The Southern Oklahoma Blood Institute had a blood drive on December 14th sponsored by the Clinical Medical Assisting class at Southern Tech.  There were 86 units donated by staff and students which is a significant amount. Brandi Jones, the Account Consultant for SOBI, said, “That’s 86 lives that will be saved due to the students,…

Read More