The Journal Record Business Briefs: September 27, 2011

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OU to dedicate Stuart WingMartin E. Sullivan, director of the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, will be the speaker at a President's Associates Dinner Oct. 21 for the dedication of the Stuart Wing at the University of Oklahoma's Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art in Norman.The dinner will include a ribbon-cutting ceremony and viewing of the collections in the new wing.The wing will open to the public Oct. 22 and from noon to 5 p.m. Oct. 23 a community celebration is scheduled at the museum at no cost to the public.The Stuart Wing is named for OU Regent Jon R. Stuart and his wife, Dee Dee, in recognition of their $3 million lead gift to the campaign to fund the expansion project. Jon Stuart is president and CEO of First Stuart Corp., a Tulsa-based investment company.Stuart also was an important part of the successful proposal to acquire the Eugene B. Adkins Collection of works by Taos, N.M., artists as well as Native American works of art for OU's Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art. The Stuart Wing will include a new gallery to house the Adkins Collection.The Adkins Collection, which is valued at $50 million, features about 3,300 objects, including more than 400 Native American paintings, pottery and jewelry. The Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art and the Philbrook Museum of Art in Tulsa are joint stewards of the Adkins Collection.The renovations and additions will bring the total exhibition space in the museum to 40,000 square feet. A grand staircase, constructed just behind the west wall of the original building, will lead visitors from the first floor and the level below to the 7,800-square-foot Adkins Gallery.

OSUIT adds allied health sciences degreeThe Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education has approved a new, two-year associate in science degree in allied health sciences at the Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology in Okmulgee.The associate degree will prepare students to work as pharmacy technicians, radiation therapists, cardiovascular technicians, surgical technologists, occupational therapist aides and respiratory therapist. Students began enrolling in OSUIT's associate degree program this semester."Allied health sciences occupations play a key role in health care delivery and include a major proportion of the health care workforce in the United States," said Linda Avant, OSUIT's executive vice president of academic affairs. "OSUIT's allied health sciences degree program was developed in response to statistics showing that allied health professionals and technicians are in high demand in Oklahoma - especially rural Oklahoma - and across the nation."Ina Agnew, OSUIT's vice president for enrollment management, said transfer fairs will be scheduled to bring students together with other universities that offer bachelor's degrees in health occupations."Also, we will offer intensive advising to students to better explore their career options and the track that will help them reach their goal," Agnew said.After students earn their A.S. in allied health sciences, they can transfer to four-year universities to gain a baccalaureate degree. The OSUIT has a memorandum of understanding with the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center in Tulsa."The MOU will allow OSUIT graduates with an A.S. in allied health sciences to seamlessly transfer their credits to OU and enroll in one of their many degree programs in the allied health sciences fields," said Mark Allen, OSUIT's Arts & Sciences Division chairman.

High Plains Bioenergy receives federal fundsHigh Plains Bioenergy of Guymon will receive a payment of $2.1 million from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.The subsidiary of Seaboard Foods was among more than 160 energy producers in 41 states to receive USDA payments to support and ensure the production and expansion of advanced biofuels.The payments are authorized under the Bioenergy Program for Advanced Biofuels. Payments are based on the amount of biofuels a recipient produces from renewable biomass, other than corn kernel starch. …

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