The IT Administration team assists and supports the members of the department in providing services and support to the university.  This team keeps things running with project intake/completion, purchase requests, travel, record archiving, and all other administrative needs.  You can find them in the depths of our filing cabinets, under the brightness of their flourishing office space, taking calls and completing to-do lists. The Enterprise Systems team provides crucial support to the university, ensuring our main systems: Argos, Blackboard, Banner, goNSU, and GreenMail operate smoothly. They also specialize in working on multiple projects to assist with implementing new systems into our technology environment. They can be found nose deep in their computer screens, keyboard clacking and mouse clicking away, at many project tasks and tickets. The Infrastructure team provides network, telephone, cable television, building access, and security surveillance services to the university. They specialize in providing a safe and secure technology environment for everyone to enjoy!  You can find them in server racks within our state-of-the-art data center, pulling ethernet cables within the walls, and climbing into ceilings to install a precious piece of technology we love and appreciate deeply, the wireless internet!The Client Services team provides hardware, software, classroom technology, facilitation and event support services to the university.  They specialize in fixing glitching computers, printer problems, and audio/visual needs for Graduation and Opening Meeting.  They can be found racing around campus, from building to building, packing a computer under one arm and handful of tickets in the other.  The IT Service Desk team operates fully with the expertise and creativity of 25+ student workers, who enjoy providing customer service, first-point-of-contact resolutions, and tier one technical support to the university. They specialize in many skill sets as they Level Up the Ranks and become experienced on several crews! They can be found staffing the many stations of their office and scurrying the campus to eliminate IT bugs!

About the Frank Haven Memorial Scholarship

About Frank Haven. Francis E. "Frank" Haven Jr. was born in Hamilton, Ohio on August 6, 1948. He passed from this life October 8, 2005 at 57 years of age. Frank grew up in the Bethany and Hamilton areas of Ohio and graduated from Taft High School in Cincinnati. He married Viola Allen on August 3, 1973 in Oxford, OH. Frank attended Ohio and Indiana Universities studying Criminal Justice and served thirteen years on the Hamilton, Ohio Police Department. He also served as a Sergeant in the United States Marine Corps during the Vietnam War. Frank furthered his education at Northeastern State University in Tahlequah where he received a Bachelor's of Arts degree. Frank was an Associate Pastor and Counselor at the New Life Worship Center as well as the National Secretary and co-founder of the Priesthood Motorcycle Ministry. He was a Lieutenant Reserve Deputy Sheriff for Cherokee County.  Frank later retired from law enforcement and worked for the networking group at Northeastern State University from 1999 - 2005. Frank was passionate about Old Testament teaching, the National Priesthood Ministry and serving as a Reserve Deputy. During his time at NSU he made a lasting, positive impression upon his coworkers. Several coworkers began the Frank Haven Memorial Scholarship in honor their memory and friendship.

Scholarship Details

This scholarship was created by the Department of Computing and Telecommunication (now Information Technology Services) at Northeastern State University in 2007 to provide funds for students pursuing degrees in fields related to Information Systems, Computer Science, and Cyber Security. 

Giving back to the university is one of the best ways to make a difference in the life of a student. It's a great feeling to give to Frank Haven Memorial Scholarship Fund and know your gift will help fulfill the dreams of a future IT professional.

Visit the Scholarships website for more information on applying. Visit the Alumni website to donate to the Frank Haven Memorial Scholarship or to NSU!

The Frank Haven Memorial Scholarship is awarded yearly to a student in the amount of $1,000 for the Spring semester and $1,000 for the Fall semester. Preference is given to Information Technology Services student workers and technology related majors.

Applicant Requirements:

  • Must be a full time student
  • Completed a Sophomore level (30+ hours)
  • Hold a minimum 2.5 GPA
  • Demonstrate a financial need

For full consideration, applicants must write a two (2) page essay about how technology will change your life and why you should be awarded the scholarship! 

  • Your essay must contain a cover page, providing your contact information

Scholarship Recipients

Ms. Jordan Stewart is the 2019-2020 recipient of the Frank Haven Memorial Scholarship. She was awarded upon completing the "How Technology will Change my Life" essay, where she demonstrated a technological impact in her future career and life. Ms. Stewart holds two jobs and is enrolled as a full time student! She is an English Education major and looks forward to graduation in Spring 2022. Information Technology Services Congratulates Ms. Jordan Stewart!

Ms. Natalie Hart is the 2018-2019 recipient of the Frank Haven Memorial Scholarship.  She was awarded upon completing the "How Technology will Change my Life" essay, where she demonstrated a technological impact in her future career and life.  Ms. Hart is an Office Assistant of the NSU IT Service Desk.  She is a Speech Language Pathology major and looks forward to graduation in Spring 2020. Information Technology Services Congratulates Ms. Natalie Hart!