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Junior named Miss Black OSU

Junior named Miss Black OSU

Applied exercise science junior Keona Tidwell won the Miss Black OSU Scholarship Pageant this past Saturday.

New Diversity/Inclusion position added to CEAT

New Diversity/Inclusion position added to CEAT

Oklahoma State University’s (OSU) College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology (CEAT) is pleased to announce it has re-established its Diversity and Inclusion Student Programs (formally known as Multicultural Engineering Program [MEP] and Women in Engineering, Architecture and Technology [WEAT]). To lead these efforts, Yokolanda Speight will be moving forward as the new Diversity and Inclusion coordinator. “This position will support, promote and develop our students and their organizations, as well as our college’s efforts to be inclusive of all perspectives, opinions and backgrounds,” said Lance Millis, director of CEAT Student Academic Services.

Combining dance and science

Combining dance and science

At Oklahoma State University, Alannah Templon has been on a part of the OSU Dance Company and also the OSU Tap Company. She has even served as president of the OSU Dance Company for the last two years. She has double majors in biology and sociology with a minor in dance.

OSU employee comes to the aid of driver

OSU employee comes to the aid of driver

Kyle Waters, senior athletic director of facilities and operations and a Stillwater native, used a landscape brick to free the driver of a dump trunk after he suffered a medical episode behind the wheel.

OSUPD names new captains

OSUPD names new captains

Three members of the Oklahoma State University Police Department were recently promoted to captain. They have more than 60 years of law enforcement experience between them.

Cherokee Nation chief speaks on tribal history at OSU

Cherokee Nation chief speaks on tribal history at OSU

The leader of the Cherokee Nation — with more than 380,000 tribal citizens worldwide including over 141,000 in northeastern Oklahoma — recently spoke about its storied history during a Sovereignty Speaks speakers series luncheon at the Oklahoma State University Student Union.

OSU senior wins prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarship

OSU senior wins prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarship

For the first time in 15 years, an Oklahoma State University student has been named a Gates Cambridge Scholar.

Outstanding OSU mentors honored during National Mentor Month

Outstanding OSU mentors honored during National Mentor Month

Eight mentors with ties to Oklahoma State University were recognized by the Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence during National Mentor Month in January.

Honors College students hooded for fall 2019 semester

Honors College students hooded for fall 2019 semester

The OSU Honors College held a hooding ceremony on Dec. 13, 2019, in the Student Union Ballroom.

Shark Tank's Daymond John to speak at OSU

Shark Tank's Daymond John to speak at OSU

Entrepreneur and TV personality Daymond John is coming to Oklahoma State University in Stillwater.

Chief recognized for 25 years with OSUPD

Chief recognized for 25 years with OSUPD

The Oklahoma State University Police Department recently honored Chief Leon Jones’ 25 years of service with the department in December. He’s been with the force longer than anyone else currently serving.

Transformational gift from alumni leads to new name for OSU’s agriculture college

Transformational gift from alumni leads to new name for OSU’s agriculture college

Oklahoma State University and alumni Kayleen and Larry Ferguson announced a $50 million gift from the Ferguson Family Foundation that will transform the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources in a variety of ways, including a new name. Pending approval next week from the Oklahoma A&M Board of Regents, the college will be renamed the Ferguson College of Agriculture in recognition of the gift, which is among the largest in OSU’s nearly 130-year history.

Legendary Preservation Hall Jazz Band to Bring the Sounds of New Orleans to The McKnight Center for the Performing Arts

Legendary Preservation Hall Jazz Band to Bring the Sounds of New Orleans to The McKnight Center for the Performing Arts

A world-renowned musical group specializing in traditional jazz music will perform at The McKnight Center for the Performing Arts on Thursday, Jan. 30. The Preservation Hall Jazz Band (PHJB) is composed of a talented ensemble of jazz musicians known for maintaining the rich history of New Orleans through their unforgettable performances and undeniable talent and will take the stage at The McKnight Center Performance Hall for the first time.

Two CEAT members recognized by the OSU Staff Advisory Council

Two CEAT members recognized by the OSU Staff Advisory Council

Two members of Oklahoma State University’s (OSU) College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology (CEAT) were recognized at the annual Staff Advisory Council (SAC) awards ceremony.

A passion rooted in aviation

A passion rooted in aviation

Aviation runs in Josh Haynes’ blood. With a grandfather who piloted in the Air Force and a father who flew for US Airways, Josh was always around planes or listening to stories about flying. As he grew up, he developed a deep passion for aviation and knew he wanted to pursue a career in that field. The aerospace administration and operations senior started his journey at Texas Tech University as a psychology major, but he never quit flying. “I always found psychology interesting. But I was doing my flying on the side and having a lot more fun with it,” Josh said. “I made the switch and came here and fully committed to flying.”

Professor Barbara Brown receives Global Education Faculty Excellence Award

Professor Barbara Brown receives Global Education Faculty Excellence Award

Dr. Barbara Brown, associate professor of Nutritional Sciences in Oklahoma State University’s College of Education, Health, Aviation and Human Sciences, has been awarded the 2018-2019 Global Education Faculty Excellence Award in recognition of her dedication to expanding OSU’s global impact and her significant international experiences.

Faculty receive university-wide recognition for research and teaching

Faculty receive university-wide recognition for research and teaching

Eighteen faculty, staff and administrators from the Colleges of Education, Health, and Aviation and Human Sciences received university-wide recognition at the 2019 Convocation Dec. 11. Awards highlighted interdisciplinary research, teaching and global education.

OSU recognizes Babu, Bryans during fall 2019 University Awards Convocation

OSU recognizes Babu, Bryans during fall 2019 University Awards Convocation

Dr. Kaladi Babu, Regents Professor of physics in the College of Arts and Sciences, and Mary Bryans, director of Budget and Asset Management and chief budget officer, took top honors as Oklahoma State University recognized the achievements of faculty, staff and administrators at the University Awards Convocation Wednesday at the OSU ConocoPhillips Alumni Center in Stillwater.

Mr. India, Ms. Mexico win OSU’s 2019 Mr. and Ms. International pageant

Mr. India, Ms. Mexico win OSU’s 2019 Mr. and Ms. International pageant

Oklahoma State University’s International Student Organization hosted the annual Mr. and Ms. International pageant Nov. 15.

Oklahoma State University Foundation Names New President

Oklahoma State University Foundation Names New President

The Oklahoma State University Foundation Board of Trustees has named Blaire Atkinson as the organization’s seventh president, concluding an extensive search. Atkinson is the current president of the OSU Alumni Association, and has served as the organization’s leader since October 2018, after four months as its interim president.

OSU Distinguished Staff Service Award ceremony set for Tuesday

OSU Distinguished Staff Service Award ceremony set for Tuesday

Oklahoma State University staff members are invited to attend the annual Staff Advisory Council Distinguished Service Award ceremony on Tuesday, Dec. 10 from 1:30-3 p.m. in the Student Union Starlight Terrace.

A Tradition to Treasure

A Tradition to Treasure

At Oklahoma State University, America’s Greatest Homecoming takes over every facet of campus.

Make the most of eligible tax breaks for 2019

Make the most of eligible tax breaks for 2019

Make sure you are taking advantage of all the 2019 tax breaks before the end of the year.

Eleven College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology students selected as OSU Seniors of Significance

Eleven College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology students selected as OSU Seniors of Significance

Eleven College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology students have been selected as Oklahoma State University Seniors of Significance for the 2019-2020 academic year by the OSU Alumni Association.