Oklahoma Opportunities- Norman and Tulsa
NORMAN, OK Norman Regional Hospital
The 152-bed, state-of-the-art hospital is part of a system that has served the south central Oklahoma community since 1946. It is home to a level III neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), a traditional nursery, 16 labor-delivery-recovery rooms, 26 postpartum rooms, and ongoing educational classes for new parents.
Norman is located in Cleveland County, Oklahoma, and is home to more than 120,000 residents, making it the state’s third-largest city.
The local economy is powered by education, weather research, science, technology and healthcare.
Norman is served by the Will Rogers World Airport, Max Westheimer Airport, Cleveland Area Rapid Transit (CART) bus service, Amtrak passenger train service, and several major highways.
Arts and Entertainment
Norman is home to a variety of outdoor activities, arts and cultural attractions, shopping centers, music venues, restaurants, wineries, and vineyards.
Residents and visitors enjoy outdoor activities in the city’s 55 parks, three recreational centers, three disc golf courses, golf course and driving range, 32 tennis courts, swim complex, and Griffin Community Park Sports Complex.
Popular local events include the Norman Medieval Fair, Groovefest, Norman Music Festival, Jazz in June, the Chocolate Festival, Summer Breeze Concert Series, Midsummer Nights’ Fair, Norman Mardi Gras parade and Main Street Christmas Holiday Parade, to name a few.
The city’s arts and cultural scene is punctuated by the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art, the Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History, the Moore-Lindsay House, the Catlett Music Center at the University of Oklahoma, and numerous art galleries.
Norman is served by Norman Public Schools, Noble Public Schools, Little Axe Public Schools, Robin Hill Public School District and Moore Public School District, as well as several private schools.
Institutions of higher education include the University of Oklahoma (the largest university in the state) and the Moore Norman Technology Center.
TULSA, OK St. John Medical Center
The hospital has served the Tulsa community for more than 90 years. Together with other hospitals in its nonprofit health system, the facility helps care for more than 3,500 patients each day. Its Center for Women's Health is home to a neonatal intensive care unit with all private rooms, a Breastfeeding Center and comfortable rooms in a friendly atmosphere.
Tulsa is located in Tulsa County, Oklahoma. It is the second-largest city in the state and is home to nearly 400,000 residents. In the 20th century, Tulsa was known as the "Oil Capital of the World," though its current economy is powered by energy, technology, finance, telecommunications, manufacturing and aerospace.
The city is located along the Arkansas River in the Ozark Mountains foothills. The city is served by the Tulsa International Airport.
Arts and Entertainment
Tulsa is home to a professional opera, ballet company, symphony orchestra, professional theatre, renowned art museums and art deco architecture. Its Philbrook Museum has been named one of the top 50 American institutions for fine art and its Gilcrease Museum contains the world's largest collection of American West art and artifacts. The city is also home to a number of other arts and history museums.
The city is home to 135 parks on 6,000 acres, including Woodward Park in midtown and Tulsa River Parks. The River Parks Turkey Mountain Urban Wilderness Area contains 45 miles of dirt trails accessible for bicyclists, runners, hikers and horseback riders.
The city is served by three public schools districts: Tulsa Public Schools, Jenks Public Schools and Union Public Schools. It also has a number of private primary and secondary schools.
Tulsa is home to the University of Tulsa, Oral Roberts University, Rogers State University, Oklahoma State University, Tulsa Community College, OU-Tulsa Schusterman Center, Langston University, Spartan School of Aeronautics, Tulsa Technology Center, Virginia College and several technical colleges.