Summer 2016 Events

23rd Annual Oklahoma Academy Salute

It?s official - Summer is underway in Oklahoma and that means we?ve turned our full attention to the 23rd Annual Salute, our biggest event and only fundraiser. The Salute is Friday, August 19th at the Southern Hills Marriott in Tulsa.

Please join Academy members, supporters and the Honorary Salute Chairs Joan M. and Phil B. Albert for a fun and lively evening. Gov. Frank Keating and Mike Turpen will be the evening masters of ceremony and the Capitol Steps are returning to entertain us. Dr. Thomas McKeon, Executive Director and Vice President, City Year Tulsa, is the 2016 Oklahoma Academy Award Recipient.

Tickets for the Oklahoma Academy Salute are on sale now and can be purchased here. Individual tickets for...

Jennifer Engleman | Jun 23, 2016
Hello, 21st Century! We've Got a New Website!

We finally did it. We?ve entered the 21st century with a brand new website, and it?s really good to be here! 

We are excited to announce the launch of our completely redesigned website. Take a look around and let us know what you think. 

We spent significant time brainstorming, discussing and working with a crack team (shout out to Northern Design!) to get down to the nuts and bolts of who we are, what we do and how we can best communicate that on the web. 

We wanted the site to be modern, sleek and responsive, easy to navigate but still replete with all the public policy research and resources that are at the heart of what we do. It is our intention that with the launch of this new website we will be better able to reach out, raise awareness and engage our members and the state?s citizens in improving Oklahoma one public policy at a time. 

The new website has much of the same...

Jennifer Engleman | Jun 22, 2016