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Ginnie Graham, columnist for the Tulsa World, recently wrote a wonderful article about reading. Her column made my heart sing. It sounded like it had been written by a librarian. She totally gets the benefits of reading, summing up by stating, “Reading is about escapism, imagination, learning, enjoyment, healing, thought-provoking, inspiration, laughter, sadness or just good storytelling.” Amen!
Submitted by Jessica Reed on Sun, 07/20/2014 - 4:38pm
Business owners from across the region recently announced the creation of the Tulsa Small Business Connection, an organization formed to provide networking opportunities and programs geared to help small businesses in northeast Oklahoma achieve success.
Submitted by Jessica Reed on Sun, 07/20/2014 - 3:53pm
Manufacturing jobs are a driving force in Tulsa’s economy. Working in manufacturing is an opportunity for skilled workers to take on challenging projects that combine technology, machinery and production.
To help Tulsa area manufacturers meet the growing need for skilled works, Tulsa Community College is offering FREE training for entry-level positions.
This FREE offering is a 16-week course in basic manufacturing areas such as Safety, Quality, Manufacturing Processes and Procedures and Maintenance Awareness.
Submitted by Jennifer A on Wed, 07/16/2014 - 9:51am
Every so often, we post something about how ridiculous the English language really is. The following excerpt from the poem The Chaos by G Nolst Tenite shows why learning to read and write in English is so difficult, both for English language learners and Adult basic education students. Give it a try, and see how well YOU do! You can see the whole poem here.