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McLoud, Okla. (April 9, 2015) – The McLoud School District was honored Thursday for their efforts to promote health and wellness for students and staff.

In the past year, McLoud School District has received a combined $12,500 in incentive grant funds from TSET, with the school district and three school sites each being awarded grants through TSET’s Healthy School Incentive Grant program.

OKLAHOMA CITY (March 26, 2015) — The Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET) on Thursday hosted TSET Day at the Capitol. Staff and volunteers from nearly 60 TSET-funded programs gathered at the Capitol to educate about their work and network with elected officials and other grantees.

TSET, a grant-making state agency, funds the Oklahoma Tobacco Helpline, public education campaigns, community and statewide grants and support for research institutions, all in a strategic effort to improve the health of all Oklahomans.

OKLAHOMA CITY (March 17, 2015)– The Oklahoma City Public School District was presented with a $50,000 check Monday as part of the Healthy School District Incentive Grant program through the Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust.

OKLAHOMA CITY (March 2, 2015)– The Board of Directors for the Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust awarded 13 Healthy Schools Incentive grants at their quarterly board meeting in February.

Incentive grants were awarded to schools and school districts that create healthy opportunities, and actively promote health and wellness for students and staff.  The Healthy School Incentive Grants, awarded to eight school sites and five school districts, totaled $60,000.

OKLAHOMA CITY (Dec.17) – The Board of Directors of the Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET) recently approved a five-year, $14.72 million grant to the Oklahoma Center for Adult Stem Cell Research (OCASCR). 

Founded in 2010 with TSET support, OCASCR represents a collaboration between Oklahoma State University, the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center and the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation. Its main aim is to promote studies by Oklahoma scientists who are working with stem cells present in adult tissues.

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Julie Bisbee

Julie Bisbee
Director of Public Information and Outreach
405-521-4992
julieb@tset.ok.gov