Little Blue Dinner 2023

Little Blue House invites you to our annual fundraising dinner and silent auction. This year we honor Nicole Nascenzi, class of 1999, as our 2023 Distinguished Alum Award recipient. See below for her bio!

Remember to dress in your favorite shade of blue! Cash bar available.

All proceeds from the Little Blue Dinner go directly towards our student-led programs promoting justice on and beyond the TU campus.

Nicole Nascenzi

Nicole Nascenzi is an East Coast transplant to the Bible Belt. She credits the Little Blue House (known at the time as the Canterbury Center) for helping her adjust to life at the University of Tulsa. In addition to serving as an intern at the Little Blue House, Nicole was a tenant in the white house long before its 2014 renovation when it still had a shag 1970s carpet.  

Nicole previously served as board president for Little Blue House at the University of Tulsa, and currently serves on the boards of the Resonance Center for Women, Girl Scouts of Eastern Oklahoma, the Oklahoma Ecology Project and Clark Youth Theater.

In addition to her board service, she volunteers as a Girl Scout Leader and is a frequent volunteer at the University School.

Nicole is passionate about communications. She earned her Accreditation in Public Relations in 2017. Her communications work has been recognized by the Tulsa chapters of the International Association of Business Communicators and the Public Relations Society of America.

She is also a member of the Association of Women in Communications, the Women’s Energy Network and the Tulsa Chapter of PFLAG. She was a member of Leadership Tulsa Class 60.

Prior to her corporate communications work as a digital strategist for Williams, Nicole was an award-winning journalist for the Tulsa World and a public relations coordinator for Rogers State University.

She lives in a century-old house in Tulsa with her husband and son.