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Property insurance for students is important

Property insurance for students is important

It is important to have adequate insurance coverage for your college student's personal belongings.

OSU Police Department aces reaccreditation with no fixes

OSU Police Department aces reaccreditation with no fixes

The Oklahoma State University Police Department recently passed its reaccreditation with the Oklahoma Law Enforcement Accreditation Program administered through the Oklahoma Association of Chiefs of Police. OSUPD was the first department to earn the accreditation with OLEAP and earned its recent reaccreditation with no errors noted

OSU’s Alpha Pi Omega chapter recognized for volunteer work for third straight year

OSU’s Alpha Pi Omega chapter recognized for volunteer work for third straight year

The Gamma Chapter of Alpha Pi Omega Sorority at Oklahoma State University has received the national Busy Bees of the Year award for the third year in a row.

Immersed in the Cowboy Culture

Immersed in the Cowboy Culture

The College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology (CEAT) at Oklahoma State University always finds itself on the cutting edge. However, it might not be what everyone expects, this time.

Young African leaders visit OSU for agricultural tips

Young African leaders visit OSU for agricultural tips

Twenty-five entrepreneurs from 15 sub-Saharan Africa countries are spending six weeks in Oklahoma to learn about American businesses, especially those in the agriculture industry. Oklahoma State University is in its third year of hosting the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders, which began in 2014 and is the flagship program of the Youth African Leaders Initiative.

Police chief wins commendation

Police chief wins commendation

The Oklahoma Association of Chiefs of Police has recognized Oklahoma State University Police Chief Leon Jones for his outstanding performance and “contributions beyond the scope and commitment of normal services and duties.”

Oklahoma State University releases spring 2019 honor rolls

Oklahoma State University releases spring 2019 honor rolls

A total of 6,111 students were named to the 2019 spring semester honor rolls at Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, including 2,592 students named to the President's Honor Roll for earning an “A” grade in all their courses.

OSU announces new logo

OSU announces new logo

Effective July 1, Oklahoma State University is moving forward with one primary institutional logo that will be used across all university campuses, colleges, departments and athletic teams.

ASEE recognizes OSU for exemplary diversity and inclusion program

ASEE 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.

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

Bryan 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.”

Memorial dedication set for OSUPD officer killed in 1992

Memorial dedication set for OSUPD officer killed in 1992

The public is invited to the dedication of a new memorial for former Oklahoma State University Police Officer Brent Daniel at 2 p.m. June 22 at Lake Carl Blackwell. On May 14, 1992, Daniel and his girlfriend, Shelly Manley, were on his motorcycle on State Highway 51C when they were struck from behind by a drunk driver traveling more than 90 mph. Daniel was killed. Manley, who was critically injured, has gone on to dedicate her life to helping individuals as a behavioral health adviser.

Lehman's love of history goes way back

Lehman'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.

OSU’s Addison Price crowned Miss Oklahoma

OSU’s Addison Price crowned Miss Oklahoma

Addison Price says she has plenty of people to thank for helping her win the Miss Oklahoma Pageant June 8, including the Spears School of Business and Oklahoma State University.

Riley honored with Early Career Award for Excellence in Teaching

Riley honored with Early Career Award for Excellence in Teaching

The award recognizes and promotes exceptional teaching by a faculty member with less than five years of experience in higher education teaching.

Ramsey honored with Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Advising and Mentoring

Ramsey honored with Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Advising and Mentoring

A former ag teacher himself, Ramsey knows firsthand the importance of agricultural education in public schools.

Weeks honored with Award for Excellence in Teaching

Weeks honored with Award for Excellence in Teaching

One of Weeks’ greatest contributions to OSU is her role in developing the curriculum for the bachelor’s degree in agricultural leadership.

Wilson honored with Excellence in Graduate Student Advising and Mentoring Award

Wilson honored with Excellence in Graduate Student Advising and Mentoring Award

In addition to mentoring students, Wilson served as her department’s graduate coordinator for seven years.

Women for OSU make ‘presence’ felt at symposium

Women for OSU make ‘presence’ felt at symposium

Women for OSU recognized Peggy Helmerich as the 2019 Philanthropist of the Year and honored 10 student scholars at its 11th annual symposium. The event drew more than 500 people and focused on the theme of “presence,” featuring New York Times best-selling author Amy Cuddy as the keynote speaker.

5 inducted into OSU’s Fraternity & Sorority Hall of Fame

5 inducted into OSU’s Fraternity & Sorority Hall of Fame

The Office of Fraternity and Sorority Affairs and OSU Order of Omega have honored student leaders, OSU faculty members, and alumni who made significant contributions to the fraternity/sorority community during the 2018-19 academic year.

OSU commencement ceremonies set for May 10-11

OSU commencement ceremonies set for May 10-11

Oklahoma State University will graduate an estimated 4,500 students this spring and summer, and more than 3,500 are planning to participate in one of six commencement ceremonies May 10-11 at Gallagher-Iba Arena.

CAS Awards Banquet honors students

CAS Awards Banquet honors students

The Oklahoma State University College of Arts and Sciences recognized its outstanding students and awarded 94 scholarships worth $215,000 during its annual awards banquet April 10 in the Student Union. The honors included the CAS Top 10 Seniors and each department's Outstanding Senior.

OSU names 2019 Student Employee of the Year

OSU names 2019 Student Employee of the Year

Oklahoma State University Career Services named Holt Calder, data engineer for InterWorks, the 2019 Student Employee of the Year on April 11.

Women for OSU name Peggy Helmerich Philanthropist of the Year

Women for OSU name Peggy Helmerich Philanthropist of the Year

Women for OSU will honor Tulsa civic leader and benefactress Peggy Helmerich as its 2019 Philanthropist of the Year at its annual symposium on April 25 in Gallagher-Iba Arena. Tickets are available for the event, which is scheduled from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

The Wall That Heals visiting OSU

The Wall That Heals visiting OSU

A 375-foot-long traveling version of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial will be on the Oklahoma State University campus next week, allowing area residents the opportunity to pay tribute to those who served and the more than 58,000 who died during the Vietnam War.