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Halliburton is looking for workers

OK ENERGY TODAY — The Oklahoma Employment Security Commission’s recent report that the downturn in Oklahoma’s oil and gas industry might have hit bottom might be supported by Halliburton. The Houston, Texas based company opened a job fair this w ...

OKLAHOMA CITY – A Utah-based, technology-enabled credit repair company is bringing 500 jobs to the city, filling 50,000 square feet of office space in the OKC Works building on W. Reno Avenue. About 400 more people will be hired the next five years at an expected wage of $33,288, Celeste Edmunds, a company spokeswoman, told The Journal Record. ,Click here for career information. This location is the fast-growing company's eighth new office in the last seven years.  Selection is said to be based upon OKC culture and environment, plus incentives from the Oklahoma City Economic Development Trust  - based upon a projected $78 million local economic impact over three years. “This is a sizable win,” said Kurt Foreman, executive vice president of economic development for the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber, told The Journal Record. “It’s another great opportunity with a company that’s fast-growing and well-regarded. They want to be the kind of employers that people want to work for.” READ MORE of this story at The Journal Record by Molly M. Fleming Courtesy photo


Community colleges see increase in STEM enrollment

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – Two-year colleges are seeing a steady increase in enrollment in science, technology, engineering and math programs, The Journal Record reports. This year, more than 1,000 students enrolled in STEM programs at Oklahoma State Univer ...

OKC, Tulsa among top cities for Hispanic entrepreneurs

OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma City and Tulsa are among the 10 best in the nation for Hispanic entrepreneurs, The Journal Record reports. WalletHub released its 2016 Best Cities for Hispanic Entrepreneurs, ranking the 150 most populous cities in the U.S. base ...

Oklahoma City aerospace has roots in the air

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. — In Oklahoma City, aerospace is not an upstart industry or a hope for the future. Aviation is in the community’s DNA. Since Wiley Post, a native Oklahoman, made history with the first solo flight around the world in 1933, Okl ...

OMRF scientists find clues to MS-induced vision loss

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. — A pair of scientists at the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation are bringing together their expertise to find new ways to study one of the most prominent symptoms of multiple sclerosis: vision loss. PHOTO: (Left to right) Dr. Sco ...