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Two EHA students selected as OSU Seniors of Significance

Two EHA students selected as OSU Seniors of Significance

Two College of Education, Health and Aviation students have been selected as Oklahoma State University Seniors of Significance for the 2019-2020 academic year by the OSU Alumni Association. The Seniors of Significance Award recognizes students who have excelled in scholarship, leadership and service to campus and community and have brought distinction to OSU.

OETA premieres “Chilocco Through the Years” on Thanksgiving Day

OETA premieres “Chilocco Through the Years” on Thanksgiving Day

“Chilocco Through the Years” is a documentary based on the award-winning project from the OSU Library’s Oklahoma Oral History Research Program. It premieres on OETA on Nov. 28 at 7:30 p.m. and will rebroadcast on Dec. 28 at 6 p.m. and Dec. 29 at 2 p.m.

OSU brings home top award for grounds maintenance excellence

OSU brings home top award for grounds maintenance excellence

Oklahoma State University’s landscaping has won the Grand Award from the Professional Grounds Management Society. A premier land-grant university, Oklahoma State is known for its world-class education, neo-Georgian architecture, beautiful campus grounds and “America’s Brightest Orange” school color.

OSU once again named a top 100 college for veterans

OSU once again named a top 100 college for veterans

Oklahoma State University has once again been named one of the top 100 colleges for veterans by the Military Times news agency.

OSU celebrating Native American Heritage Month

OSU celebrating Native American Heritage Month

A series of events are planned to celebrate Native American Heritage Month on the Oklahoma State University campus. OSU’s Center for Sovereign Nations and the Native American Student Association invite everyone to celebrate and learn more about the 39 federally recognized tribal nations in Oklahoma.

OSU wins fourth consecutive national diversity award

OSU wins fourth consecutive national diversity award

Oklahoma State University received the Institution Committed to Diversity award from Minority Access Inc., for the fourth consecutive year during the 20th annual National Role Model Conference in September in National Harbor, Maryland.

OSUPD celebrates 50 years

OSUPD celebrates 50 years

Officers with the Oklahoma State University Police Department are sporting a commemorative badge to celebrate the department’s 50th anniversary. The OSUPD began as a safety and security department until Oklahoma statutes made it possible to become a campus police department. Since then, OSUPD has grown to 34 sworn officers, 12 support staff and 21 student employees.

OSU/A&M Regents approve October personnel actions

OSU/A&M Regents approve October personnel actions

Numerous Oklahoma State University personnel actions were approved during the OSU/A&M Board of Regents meeting Friday in Tulsa.

Seven honored at OSU Diversity Hall of Fame

Seven honored at OSU Diversity Hall of Fame

The Oklahoma State University Diversity Hall of Fame inducted four new honorees, recognized two rising stars and gave one special recognition during its annual gala Oct. 17 in the ConocoPhillips Alumni Center.

Maintaining Theta Pond connections

Maintaining Theta Pond connections

The construction barriers have come down, and the updated and improved Greek Walk at Theta Pond is ready for Walk-around. The seven-month project has transformed the main walkway from Monroe Street and University Avenue into the heart of campus.

OSU Flying Aggies Flight Team wins regional competition

OSU Flying Aggies Flight Team wins regional competition

The Oklahoma State Flying Aggies Flight Team won first place at this year’s Region IV National Intercollegiate Flying Association (NIFA) competition held in Norman, Oklahoma, Oct. 7-9. Oklahoma State defeated seven other schools to win the region and secure its place in the national competition next spring in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.

OSU Cowboy Con set for Saturday

OSU Cowboy Con set for Saturday

Monsters, heroes, gamers, spectators are all welcome at this year’s Cowboy Con on Saturday.

Human Sciences students selected as OSU Top 20 Freshmen

Human Sciences students selected as OSU Top 20 Freshmen

Five College of Human Sciences students were recently announced as Oklahoma State University Top 20 Freshmen Men and Women for 2018-19. OSU’s Mortar Board chapter oversees the selection of the Top Ten Freshmen Men and Women.

Winston Churchill’s granddaughter to speak at OSU

Winston Churchill’s granddaughter to speak at OSU

Celia Sandys, granddaughter of famed historical figure Sir Winston Churchill, is coming to Oklahoma State University.

Miss OSU 2020 fulfills dream with win

Miss OSU 2020 fulfills dream with win

The Miss OSU Scholarship Competition drew a crowd of alumni, students and members of the Stillwater community to the Student Union Theater on Sept. 25.

Koch participates in national women’s leadership institute

Koch participates in national women’s leadership institute

Dr. Julie Koch, head of the School of Community Health Sciences, Counseling and Counseling Psychology in the OSU College of Education, Health and Aviation, recently participated in the 2019 Higher Education Resource Services (HERS) Institute at Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania.

OSU planning Celebration of Life ceremony for T. Boone Pickens

OSU planning Celebration of Life ceremony for T. Boone Pickens

Oklahoma State University is mourning the loss of longtime benefactor and Oklahoma State alumnus T. Boone Pickens. The renowned businessman passed away Sept. 11 at the age of 91. A “Celebration of Life” is scheduled for 3 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 25 in Gallagher-Iba Arena. Speaking at the event will be OSU President Burns Hargis, Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt, Coach Mike Gundy, golf pro Rickie Fowler, OSU benefactor Anne Greenwood and Athletic Director Mike Holder.

OSU receives prestigious national diversity award for 8th consecutive year

OSU receives prestigious national diversity award for 8th consecutive year

The commitment to creating a culture of inclusion at Oklahoma State University is again being nationally recognized. INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity publication and website in higher education today, has recognized Oklahoma State University as a 2019 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award recipient and a 2019 Diversity Champion.

Student Veteran Success hosts 9/11 remembrance breakfast

Student Veteran Success hosts 9/11 remembrance breakfast

On Sept. 11, 2001, the lives of many Americans were changed forever. The attacks on the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and the foiled attempt that ended with a plane crash in a field near Shanksville, Pennsylvania were ghastly and unfathomable.

OSU TRIO director recognized with NextGen Under 30 Award

OSU TRIO director recognized with NextGen Under 30 Award

Julie Swaringim-Griffin couldn’t help but smile while talking about being recognized as one of 338 Oklahomans honored with a NextGen Under 30 Award.

Constitution Day Program Featuring Angela Monson, Patricia Loughlin and Jeanette Mendez

Constitution Day Program Featuring Angela Monson, Patricia Loughlin and Jeanette Mendez

OSU is hosting a Constitution Day program on Sept. 17, at 4 p.m. The event features former Oklahoma Senator and Representative Angela Monson; Dr. Patricia Loughlin, Professor and Director of Graduate Studies in the Department of History and Geography at the University of Central Oklahoma; and Dr. Jeanette Mendez, Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education and Professor of Political Science at OSU.

Theta Pond, facilities construction updates announced

Theta Pond, facilities construction updates announced

From improvements to existing buildings and landmarks to new construction, Oklahoma State University crews from Facilities Management and Long Range Facilities Planning have been busy over the summer. Below is a summary of some of their major projects.

OSU plans 9/11 commemorative events

OSU plans 9/11 commemorative events

First responders, global war on terror military veterans and supporters of both are encouraged to attend Sept. 11 events on the Oklahoma State University campus.

Minority scholars program wins $3.9 million NSF grant

Minority scholars program wins $3.9 million NSF grant

The National Science Foundation has awarded a $3.9 million grant to the Oklahoma Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (OK-LSAMP), ensuring that the Oklahoma alliance will be able to continue its mission of preparing minority scholars to enter STEM fields and engage in research around the world.