The Edmond Sun


  • OSU’s Spears School of Business earns accreditation approval from AACSB

    Oklahoma State University’s Spears School of Business was notified recently that its accreditation with the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International has been extended for a full five-year period.

    April 7, 2014

  • 297px-Starbucks_Corporation_Logo_2011.svg.png Why Starbucks won't recycle your paper coffee cup

    When you drop that used white paper cup into the bin next to the door at a Starbucks, have you done your part to save the planet? Starbucks has long hoped that you would think so. After all, there's no better way to attract an affluent, eco-conscious clientele than to convince customers that your disposable product is "renewable."

    April 7, 2014 1 Photo

  • Obama plans orders to boost equal pay for women

    President Barack Obama plans two executive actions this week to promote equal pay for women — and to promote equal pay as a critical issue for Democrats this election year.
    One action, an executive order, will prohibit federal contractors from retaliating against employees who talk about how much money they make, according to an administration official familiar with the plans.

    April 7, 2014

  • Long-term unemployed are still strong hires, study shows

    People who have been out of work for an extended period, once hired, tend to be just as productive on the job as those with more typical work histories, according to an analysis of almost 20,000 employees.

    April 5, 2014

  • Mercy Health System selected to manage OSU Medical Center in Tulsa

    The Oklahoma State University Medical Authority in Tulsa announced at its meeting this week the selection of Mercy Health System as the medical organization to manage the 249-bed Oklahoma State University Medical Center hospital in downtown Tulsa.
    The OSU Medical Center is the nation’s largest osteopathic teaching hospital working directly with the Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine to train about 150 primary care physicians annually. In addition, the hospital provides healthcare to the medically underserved population across northeast Oklahoma and provides nearly 1,000 jobs to the region. In the past year, the hospital served more than 45,000 individuals in the emergency room and 25,000 patient visits.

    April 5, 2014

  • REI Women’s Business Center plans Dallas Market Center bus trip

    REI Women’s Business Center has scheduled a two-day bus trip to the Dallas Market Center for women small business owners and entrepreneurs. You must qualify for Tax ID and be eligible to purchase wholesale. Buses will depart from Oklahoma City and Tulsa at 7 a.m. May 5.

    April 5, 2014

  • Chamber presents Engel at Business Development Workshop

    Lori Engel, president and owner of Ultimate HR — Ultimate Challenge, will discuss Tuesday interview techniques to help guide employers in the right direction during the interviewing process.
    The Business Development Workshop will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Edmond Area Chamber of Commerce, 825 E. Second St. RSVP required to Cost is $15 for chamber members and $20 for non-members. Lunch is included in the cost.

    April 4, 2014

  • Crandall to speak at marketing association meeting

    Mike Crandall, an Edmond resident and Oklahoma City franchise owner of Sandler Training, will present “The Psychology Behind the Sale” at 11:30 a.m. April 10 at the American Marketing Association monthly meeting in Oklahoma City.
    The AMA meets at the Will Rogers Theater, 4322 N. Western Ave. Cost to attend is $25 for AMA members and $35 for non-members.
    To register,

    April 4, 2014

  • Ribbon Cutting - Integris Jim Thorpe (3-27-14).jpg New INTEGRIS Jim Thorpe Rehabilitation clinic on Memorial

    INTEGRIS Jim Thorpe Rehabilitation celebrates its newest outpatient rehabilitation clinic at INTEGRIS Cancer Institute of Oklahoma.
    “We are very excited to have this facility open. It is one of six facilities around the Oklahoma City metro,” said Scott Anthony, administrative director, Jim Thorpe Outpatient and Community Rehabilitation.
    This full-service outpatient clinic is located in Oklahoma City at 5915 W. Memorial Road, Suite 210.

    April 4, 2014 1 Photo

  • OKC Mayor Cornett to speak at UCO

    The University of Central Oklahoma will host Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett at 11 a.m. April 10 in the Nigh University Center’s Constitution Hall on Central’s campus.
    Free and open to the public, the event is sponsored by the university’s Volunteer and Service Learning Center, the American Democracy Project, the UCO Wellness Center and Leadership Central.
    Cornett, who has served as Oklahoma City’s mayor since 2004, will discuss social responsibility, civic engagement and his health and wellness initiative in Oklahoma City.

    April 4, 2014