TU Moms’ (and Dads’) Group in St. Louis

TU Moms’/Parents’ Group in St. Louis

The mother of a TU sophomore approached me last fall when her daughter was in her first semester at TU. She expressed her idea of putting together a TU Moms’ group in St. Louis as an opportunity to connect with one another as their children are having a shared experience with The University of Tulsa. Not only is it a great way to meet new people who have something in common (TU!), but it’s also a great way for the parents to feel connected to their children while they’re away at school almost 400 miles away. Many parents are heavily involved in their kids’ activities when the kids are at home, so when the kids go away to college, a void exists. These opportunities help to fill some of that void! Continue reading

Tuesday with Tulsa: A Parent’s Perspective

Today’s Tuesday with Tulsa blog post was written by the parent of a current TU freshman. We asked Debbi M., from Thornton, Colorado, to tell us what it was like sending her son to The University of Tulsa. Here is Debbi’s response…

What an honor to be asked to contribute to the TU Admission blog!  My name is Debbi M. and our son is enjoying his first year at TU, and I am excited to share how thrilled we are to be TU Parents!

Cody is our second child, and so we had already traveled the choosing-a-college path – but as parents we know it is different with each child. Cody wanted a college with a marching band and a good engineering program – he also wanted to maximize his International Baccalaureate credits.

High School Graduation

As parents we wanted him a little closer to home than when his sister went off to college, we wanted a safe & friendly campus, preferably smaller class sizes, taught by professors, and a Newman Center.  Continue reading