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SWOSU Group Visits New OKC Dell Facility

May 15, 2006

SWOSU Group Visits OKC Dell Facility
Southwestern Oklahoma State University faculty and students in Weatherford were among 500 faculty and graduating seniors from Oklahoma universities who toured the new Dell facility in Oklahoma City. The group also met with Michael Dell, founder and chairman of Dell, Inc.

A group of students and faculty members from Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford recently met with Michael Dell, founder and chairman of Dell, Inc., at a question and answer session at the Dell facility in Oklahoma City.

Around 500 graduating seniors from Oklahoma universities and colleges attended the event.

Dell talked with the students about the world’s largest computer maker company and its employment opportunities. The 60-acre Dell campus on the south bank of the Oklahoma River west of downtown Oklahoma City currently has two buildings with a capacity of 2,850 employees. Dell employs more than 1,000 at its Oklahoma City center and is adding about 100 employees each month.

SWOSU students who attended the event and toured the facilities were: Brandon Asberry, Safina Banuelos, Mykala Bennett, Donald Braxton, Kurt Budiarto, Tushar Bulsara, Leah Churchwell, Joseph Davison, Faisal Deshmukh, Brant Easterling, Bryon Hammer, Michael Hart, Allison Litterell, William Masopust, Simon Ngari, Terri Ogles, Juan Ortiz, Lisa Snider and Aricka Wylie.

SWOSU faculty members who attended were: Madeline Baugher, Les Crall, Larry McKee, Eithel Simpson and Frank White.

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