Smiles, Hugs And Engineering

julie and meToday’s blog post is from Brittany J., a junior Mechanical Engineering major from Lee’s Summit, MO.

There are always going to be the things you HAVE to do or SHOULD do, but then there are the things that you GET to do and those are the things that make the world go round.

One of the things that I love doing every week is volunteering at The Little Light House. It brings me joy to see a smile stretch across a child’s face, hope to watch one walk for the first time, and love to scoop one into my arms for a hug. There is no doubt The Little Light House is the highlight of every volunteer’s week for reasons like this, and The University of Tulsa is lucky enough to have a growing relationship with them.

LogoThe Little Light House is technically a preschool for children with special needs, but in reality it is so much more. It is a home for children that live with love, joy, strength and heart in everything they do. They truly have the power to touch any heart that crosses their path. With the help of community volunteers, the full-time staff at the LLH has the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of those children every day.

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Video Blog – TU vs. OU

09-03-14 University Ambassadors-109Today’s video blog comes to us from Haley A., a junior Communication major (and Psychology minor) from Sand Springs, Okla.

Last weekend, the TU Golden Hurricane traveled to Norman, Okla., to take on the nationally-ranked Oklahoma Sooners. Haley watched the game at The Hut, TU’s on-campus bar and grill. Student Association hosted a watch party so Haley decided to post a video blog to show you how students were supporting the team. Although TU lost 38-52, the Golden Hurricane put up a good fight!

Click the photo below to watch!

 TU vs. OU Video Blog