Tags Archives: Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City’s visitor industry booming.

OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma City’s appeal as a convention and visitor destination is making a mark on the region’s economy according to a report recently released by the Oklahoma Tourism and Recreation Department. According to an economic impact study ...

Oklahoma City creating the “Power of Place”.

OKLAHOMA CITY — Two decades after Oklahoma City embraced a groundbreaking initiative that remade the city through a series of pay-as-you-go projects, another initiative is emerging with implications for economic development. In October, the Brookings I ...

New STEM communities will help students learn to earn.

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. — Oklahoma’s students are getting better prepared for jobs in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics — STEM — thanks to legislation passed during the 2014 legislative session. Senate Bill 1181, whic ...

STEM degrees grow in Oklahoma.

OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma’s public colleges granted a record number of degrees and certificates last academic year in the STEM disciplines, a 28-percent increase over the past five years. STEM degrees are especially important to meet the stateR ...