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Blazing paths for the under-represented

Blazing paths for the under-represented

Gloria Valencia-Weber’s storied career has centered around Native Americans and law, with punctuating milestones in education and advocacy. Her resume includes degrees from OSU (B.A. in English, M.A. in speech communication) and Harvard Law School, the formal establishment of the ACLU of Oklahoma, creating the first Indian Law Certificate Program in the U.S. while working at the University of Tulsa, teaching at the University of New Mexico School of Law for more than 20 years, and being appointed to the Legal Services Corporation board of directors by President Obama in 2010.

NEH Awards OSU Library nearly $70,000
Thu, Sep 17, 2020

The Oklahoma State University Library was recently awarded $69,820 by the National Endowment for the Humanities. The grant was part of $40.3 million in new CARES Act economic stabilization grants to support essential operations at more than 300 cultural institutions across the country.

Dew to helm Office of Multicultural Affairs; Wilson promoted to assistant vice president for Institutional Diversity
Wed, Sep 16, 2020

Dr. Precious Elmore-Sanders, OSU associate vice president for institutional diversity and director of the Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA), has transitioned from the university. Dr. Elmore-Sanders served as director of OMA and in executive-level roles at OSU for over 10 years.

Freshman appreciates OSU’s support during bout with COVID-19
Wed, Sep 16, 2020

At first, Oklahoma State University freshman Aubrie Penfield attributed her body aches, sore throat, runny nose and “stuffy feeling” to allergies and carrying her belongings up three flights of stairs on move-in day.

New leadership named in OSU Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering
Fri, Sep 11, 2020

Mari Chinn will take the lead of Oklahoma State University's Department of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering.

OSU awarded $1.3 million to help low-income students, first-generation students and students with disabilities
Tue, Sep 08, 2020

Oklahoma State University will receive a federal TRIO-Student Support Services (SSS) grant of $1.3 million. The grant, which is awarded every five years by the U.S. Department of Education, is aimed at helping students with disabilities, first-generation students and low-income students succeed and graduate.

OSU again wins national diversity honor
Tue, Sep 01, 2020

Oklahoma State University’s commitment to creating a culture of inclusion is again being nationally recognized. INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity publication and website in higher education today, has recognized OSU as a 2020 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award recipient and a 2020 Diversity Champion.