Northwestern Oklahoma State University’s Staff Council is sponsoring the annual
Campus Cleanup Day, Wednesday, April 22, beginning at 1 p.m. on the Alva
All university employees and students are encouraged and welcome to volunteer
their services that afternoon to help give the campus a facelift prior to
welcoming alumni back for the Spring Reunion Day activities on April 25.
Rachel Stewart, Staff Council chair, would like to hear from any employee,
campus organization, athletic team or individual who would like to help that
day with laying mulch, painting, picking up trash, planting flowers and
In conjunction with the “Oklahoma Standard” initiative, the Campus Cleanup Day
also will serve as Northwestern’s act of kindness project.
“Northwestern is a University with pride and integrity,” Stewart said. “By
taking ownership in the appearance of our campus, we help spread that feeling
of pride in our University.”
All volunteers should meet at 12:30 p.m. on the west side of the Student Center
to receive instruction on the projects to be completed for the day.
Volunteers also should dress appropriately for outdoor work. Tools, gloves and
trash bags will be provided. The first 150 volunteers will receive free
Northwestern - Oklahoma Standard t-shirts. A group photo will be taken at
At 4 p.m. Terri Talley, survivor of the 1995 Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building
bombing in Oklahoma City, will be speaking in the Student Center Ranger Room as
an additional part of the “Oklahoma Standard” initiative. She will be talking
about her life moments before, during and after the bombing including about
resilience and not letting this event define her life. This event is open to
Talley is a Business Development Officer at Allegiance Credit Union (ACU,
formerly Federal Employees Credit Union, which was located on the third floor
of the Murrah Federal Building) where she has worked for 27 years. She has
worked in various departments throughout her career at ACU including the teller
area, consumer loans, mortgages and marketing. Over the past several years she
has been presenting seminars on Credit Score and Identity Theft to various
federal agencies and businesses and groups throughout the Oklahoma City metro.
Ice cream floats will be served to those in attendance.
For more information about this project or to volunteer, contact Stewart at (580)
327-8178 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
In case of inclement weather, Campus Cleanup Day will be moved to Thursday,
April 23; however, Talley will still speak as planned on April 22.
Posted on Mon, April 13, 2015
by Jennifer Pollmiller filed under