Tulsa Engineering Foundation

Tulsa Engineering Foundation is a foundation of engineering societies and universities/colleges, formed to assist in coordinating activities and services for the member societies and to promote science, math and engineering in the community.  It is a not-for-profit charitable organization, with the mission of serving the engineering profession and offering career guidance activities to our youth. Currently twenty engineering/technical organizations are members as well as seven universities and colleges.  Link to Member Organizations. Check the calendar for member society meetings and events.  Most are open to the public.

Joint Engineering Scholarship Annual Golf Tournament Friay, Sept.  29, 2017 is hosted by ASCE, APWA, EST, OSPE, and TEF.  The tourament will be held at Bailey Ranch Golf Club, 10105 E 89th St. N., Owasso.  Shotgun start at 9:00 AM.  Come join us for a round of golf for a great cause.  Only $85 per person or $500 for a Team of 4 with Hole Sponsorship.  Hole Sponsorship without a team is $200.  Contributions are tax deductable as a 501.c.3 donation excluding any goods or services received.  Registration  form or online payment is available at https://jointgolf2017.eventbrite.com  If you have any questions call Clayton Moreno, Engineers’ Society of Tulsa, 405-334-6682, clayman9000@yahoo.com    

Rick G. Petricek, Jr.    The Tulsa Engineering Foundation, and the entire engineering community, is mourning the loss of a great member of our professional community. Rick was a Trustee and Past President of TEF, and as mentioned in the obituary link, an avid contributor in so many ways to our outreach to youth. Note that the family recommends donations in lieu of flowers to a scholarship being established in Rick’s memory at OSU.  Richard G. Petricek, Jr. Scholarship – osugiving.com/petricek

PE Exam Prep Courses Available OSPE is partnering with the Minnesota Society of Professional Engineers (MnSPE) to offer PE exam prep courses to help you prepare for the October, 2017 PE exam.  Choose from civil, electrical power or mechanical (HVAC, machine design or thermal & fluids systems).  Courses meet mid August through mid October.  Attend via live webinar from your location anywhere in the country.  Courses are relevant for students and PE exams throughout the country and use books and other course materials published by Professional Publications, Inc. (PPI), provider of the popular Lindeburg books.  

A free retake is GUARANTEED if you take this course but do not pass the October PE exam.    Registration deadlines vary but are mid August.  Learn more and register HERE.  When registering, make sure to tell them you heard about the classes from your state society!


Fundamentals of Engineering Exam Review – University of Tulsa

A review course for practicing engineers preparing for the Fundamentals of Engineering Exam in ‘other Disciplines’ or ‘General’…see more  August 26 – October 4, 2017 (Saturday mornings) * Tulsa, OK. Taught by: University of Tulsa Faculty

PDH Opportunities

The Oklahoma Society of Professional Engineers has teamed with leading online education provider RedVector to being you a training experience designed just for Oklahoma PE’s.  Click HERE for access to PDH opportunities 24-hours a day, 7-days a week!

Is There an Engineer Inside You?: A Comprehensive Guide to Career Decisions in Engineering now available free on the TEF SWE webpage.  Click here for the link. Award winning author Celeste Baine wrote it after she earned her Biomedical Engineering degree.  It is everything she wished she knew before she went to college. The latest edition covers 45 different types of engineering and engineering technology, how to succeed in engineering school, women and minorities in engineering, engineering careers that make you say “wow!, salary information and more.

TEF is a partner with Tulsa Regional STEM Alliance (TRSA). TRSA builds broad, deep, and innovative pathways  for students to access high-impact careers in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). www.tulsastem.org

TEF is participating in the Planned Giving Partnership Program with the Tulsa Community Foundation.  The program provides education and tools for individauls to leave a legacy with TEF for scholarships and other outreach  programs via your estate planning.  For more information, email info@tulsaengineer.org.


Upcoming Events

  1. CSI Tulsa Annual Kick Off Happy Hour

    September 26 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
  2. AWS:Writing and Managing your Welding Procedures, PQRs and WPQs

    September 26 @ 6:00 pm
  3. SWE Brainstorming Workshop

    September 28 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
  4. Joint Engineering Scholarship Golf Tournament

    September 29 @ 8:30 am - 2:00 pm
  5. ASHRAE NEOK Monthly Mtg

    October 4 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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