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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.

OKLAHOMA CITY (Nov. 17, 2014) – The Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust’s Board of Directors has passed a resolution in support of effective public policy to protect the public and prevent exposure to secondhand smoke inside workplaces and public places.

The resolution supports the passage of a comprehensive smokefree law for indoor workplaces and public places. The TSET Board of Directors approved the resolution during their November meeting.

OKLAHOMA CITY (Nov. 13, 2014) – The TSET Board of Directors on Thursday approved a $45,000 grant to the City of Seminole for implementing policies and strategies that encourage residents to eat better, move more, and be tobacco free.

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Julie Bisbee

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