Tulsa Engineering Foundation

The 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.  Click here for the latest TEF Member Activity report. 

Joint Engineering Scholarships Golf Tournament    The Oct 1st tournament was a success with over $7,000 raised to fund scholarship programs for APWA, ASCE, OSPE, and TEF.  Special thanks to Tournament Sponsor AAON and Lunch Sponsors BKL and Haynes Equipment. 

Hole Sponsors were AAON, Advanced Drainage Systems, Benham, CEC, Contract Land Staff, Craig & Keithline, Daris Contractors, Ergon Asphalt & Emulsions, EST Inc, Marco Industries, McElroy Manufacturing, Olsson, Poe & Associates, Terracon, Schemmer & Associates, RJN Group Inc Consulting Engineers, and T-G Excavating. We appreciate the support from the 88 players and their companies. 

TEF Freshman Scholarships available  Freshman Scholarships have been established in the names of Karol L. & Dorothy D. Hujsak and James W. & Glenda C. Kilmer.  The $2,000 scholarships are available to students planning to study an accredited engineering curriculum. Application form   The applications are due Feb 1, 2022.  Other amounts may be approved by the TEF Scholarship Committee.

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).   TRSA provides resources for youth, educators, corporate partners, and  parents.  For more information, go to   www.tulsastem.org. TRSA offers many activities and programs throughout the year for students and educators.  Engineering volunteers are always needed

Professional Development Training – The University of Tulsa is offering classes for Fall 2021.  Topics include Managing Cybersecurity Risks, Petroleum Life Cycle, Fluid Flow Projects, Petroleum Engineering for non-Engineers, and more. New and additional classes are being developed & scheduled weekly.  More courses/programs are posted here: TU-CESE SPRING 2021 COURSE SCHEDULE

PDH Opportunities The Oklahoma Society of Professional Engineers has teamed with leading online education provider RedVector to bring 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.

Upcoming Events

  1. ASHRAE YEA: Linde Oktoberfest gathering

    October 20 @ 12:00 am UTC-6
  2. SAME OKC Post Industry Day – 2021 “Meet The Corps & More”

    October 20
  3. ASCE: Keystone Dam Walking Tour

    October 20 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm UTC-6
  4. Tulsa Engineering Foundation Quarterly Meeting

    October 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm UTC-6
  5. ASHRAE: What’s Shakin’-Vibration Fundaments & Human Perception

    November 3 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm UTC-6

Engineering Definition

“Engineers are changing the world all of the time. They dream up creative, practical solutions and work with other smart, inspiring people to invent, design, and create things that matter.”

Mailing address: TEF, P.O. Box 703065, Tulsa, OK 74170-3065

Email: info@TulsaEngineer.org

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