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Food industry leaders focus attention on FAPC researchFood industry leaders focus attention on FAPC research

The Industry Advisory Committee of Oklahoma State University’s Robert M. Kerr Food & Agricultural Products Center met June 6, 2019, on the OSU campus to learn more about faculty research and discuss how the advisory board can help meet the needs of the center.

Blalock receives Oneok Veteran ScholarshipBlalock receives Oneok Veteran Scholarship

Cody Blalock, class of 2022 at Oklahoma State University’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences, is one of three Oklahoma State University students selected to receive a Oneok Veteran Scholarship. Blalock has been in the United States Military for nine years.

Lehman's love of history goes way backLehman's love of history goes way back

Dr. Christopher Lehman not only studied history, but also made history by becoming the first African American graduate from the OSU Honors College in 1995 when he completed degrees in history and Spanish. He went on to earn a master’s and doctorate in Afro-American Studies with a concentration in history. His passion for research has continued throughout the years, and now he is a professor of Ethnic Studies at St. Cloud University in Minnesota.

Bryan Close Teaching Fund lifts the burden of student loans for one OSU graduateBryan Close Teaching Fund lifts the burden of student loans for one OSU graduate

Recent Oklahoma State University graduate Justin Ratcliff knows first-hand the significant impact teachers can have on their students. It’s why he went into teaching. “I had a number of influential teachers and coaches in my life who made me understand that I was important and that I could do anything, even at times when I did not necessarily feel that way about myself,” Ratcliff said. “I want to be that person for someone else. I want to inspire, challenge and empower the students I come across.”

ASEE recognizes OSU for exemplary diversity and inclusion programASEE recognizes OSU for exemplary diversity and inclusion program

Oklahoma State University was named one of 28 universities with an Exemplary Diversity and Inclusion program by the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) at the ASEE National Convention on June 15-19 in Tampa, Florida.

OSU recognized for exemplary effort in community engagementOSU recognized for exemplary effort in community engagement

OSU was included in the class of exemplary designees based on a partnership with community agencies serving individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities to provide research-informed community action for these individuals and their families.

What's the future of the dreaded performance appraisalWhat's the future of the dreaded performance appraisal

For decades researchers have studied the impact of performance appraisals on employees and the organizations they work for. Much of that research shows that traditional approaches to judging a person’s work performance are perceived as less than helpful and often even counterproductive. Oklahoma State University professor Dr. Tom Stone is charting a shift away from the traditional boss as ‘judge and jury’ approach to evaluating performance in newer systems where talent development is the goal.