Oklahoma State’s APSE student chapter is hosting the 2016 APSE Great Plains Regional meeting April 30 and May 1 in Stillwater, Oklahoma.
One of five APSE student chapters in the country, OSU-APSE was recognized as an official OSU student club in November 2015.
This year’s Great Plains meeting is including regional and student members of the Association of Women in Sports Media.
The two-day event features Saturday night hospitality, a Sunday tour of Oklahoma State’s athletic facilities and a panel discussion on covering the serious issues of sports led by the Oklahoman’s APSE award-winning sports columnist Jenni Carlson.
There is no cost to attend, and the meeting is open to editors, writers and students.
For information, or to RSVP, email michael.peters@tulsaworld.com

2016 APSE Great Plains Regional Meeting
Oklahoma State University
Stillwater, Oklahoma
* There is no cost to attend. Our meeting is open to editors, reporters and students. We also want to extend an invitation to members of AWSM and AWSM at OSU.
* If you are attending, please RSVP to Michael Peters at michael.peters@tulsaworld.com
* Our meeting will be held on Oklahoma State’s campus, sponsored by OSU’s APSE student chapter. Building and room details are TBA.
* Parking is available in the Student Union Parking Garage. Parking is free on the weekends.
Best Western Cimarron Suites
315 N Husband St, Stillwater, OK 74075
APSE rate: $99
Deadline: April 22
Tell them you are with OSU-APSE.

Saturday, April 30
7 p.m.: Dinner provided by OSU-APSE student chapter. Location TBA

Sunday, May 1
9 a.m.: Opening business
9:15 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.: Aggregation ethics: Led by Kansas City Star Deputy Sports Editor Chris Fickett
10:35 a.m. to noon: Covering the hard news of sports: Led by Oklahoman sports columnist Jenni Carlson
12:10 p.m. to 1:25 p.m.: OSU facilities tour/lunch (Facilities tour provided by OSU Assistant Athletic Director/Media Relations Gavin Lang. Lunch provided by OSU-APSE student chapter)
1:35 p.m. to 2:35 p.m.: Small paper challenges: Led by Coloradoan digital sports manager Matt L. Stephens
2:40 p.m. to 3:40 p.m.: Student panel: Led by Edward (Ted) M. Kian, Ph.D., Endowed Welch-Bridgewater Chair of Sports Media Oklahoma State University