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Hall of Fame 2024 Inductees Pamela Fry and Kelly Roberts

CEHS to award two new Hall of Fame inductees and two Outstanding Alumni

Tuesday, March 12, 2024

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The Oklahoma State University College of Education and Human Sciences will welcome two new members to its Hall of Fame and honor two Outstanding Alumni Award recipients during the 2024 Hall of Fame banquet on Friday, April 26, in the Nancy Randolph Davis Great Hall on the Stillwater campus. 

Drs. Pamela Fry and Kelly Roberts will receive the college’s most prestigious honor — the Hall of Fame Award — given in recognition of outstanding professional and personal achievements that have brought honor and distinction to the college and to the university as well as have made a significant and lasting contribution, consistent with the mission of OSU and CEHS.

Dr. Pam Fry
Dr. Pamela Fry

Dr. Pamela Martin Fry is an esteemed leader in higher education who has dedicated over three decades of service to advancing OSU. Fry served in pivotal roles including faculty member, department head, dean, vice provost, interim provost and eventually president of OSU-Tulsa. In these positions, she led transformative initiatives that expanded educational access and improved student outcomes. 

    • M.S. in Applied Behavioral Studies | Oklahoma State University | 1986
    • Ed.D. in Curriculum & Supervision | Oklahoma State University | 1989

Dr. Kelly Roberts
Dr. Kelly Roberts

Dr. Kelly Roberts is a distinguished leader in marriage and family therapy, with over two decades of accomplishments in clinical practice, research, teaching and policy advocacy. She has served as faculty at the University of North Texas and founded Oklahoma Christian University’s Marriage and Family Therapy graduate program. She is a tireless champion for her profession, leading pivotal legislation at the state and national levels. 

    • M.S. in Family Relations and Child Development, Marriage and Family Therapy | Oklahoma State University | 2002
    • Ph.D. in Human Sciences, Family Policy | Oklahoma State University | 2013 

The Outstanding Alumni award honors alumni who have demonstrated a distinguished career and continue to make impactful contributions to their profession and beyond. Their quest for excellence is shown through their accomplishments, service to the community and leadership. 


Dr. Gabrielle Jones
Dr. Gabrielle Jones

Dr. Gabrielle Jones is an accomplished psychologist recognized for her administrative leadership and clinical expertise focused on integrated health care and substance use treatment as a clinician, as well serving on the board of the California Psychological Association. In addition to providing culturally responsive therapy and crisis intervention to diverse populations in community and hospital settings, Jones founded Steady Clinical Consultation Training & Development, providing services related to equity, mental health and addiction treatment.

    • M.S. Educational Psychology | Oklahoma State University | 2011
    • Ph.D. Counseling Psychology | Oklahoma State University | 2015

Linda Manaugh
Linda Manaugh

Linda Manaugh is an accomplished leader in education with over 50 years of experience in Oklahoma, dedicating her career to advancing educational excellence and improving student outcomes. Her extensive education background led her to become the chief programs officer at the Potts Family Foundation, overseeing impactful early childhood, resilience and community well-being programs. Manaugh’s unwavering advocacy and leadership have shaped Oklahoma's educational landscape, fostering collaboration between educators, agencies, policymakers and partners. 

    • B.S. Special Education | Oklahoma State University | 1971 

For more information about the college’s Alumni Association, Hall of Fame award or attending the April 26 event, visit

Story By: Jillian Walker |

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