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CEAT highlights Jesse Langston in honor of Black History Month

CEAT highlights Jesse Langston in honor of Black History Month

Jesse Langston graduated from Oklahoma State University in 1985, with a degree in Electrical Engineering. Langston came to OSU with a scholarship intended for minorities in the engineering field. In the 1980s, it was difficult for minority students to get into the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math industry. This scholarship program recruited and retained Oklahoma talent in minority groups to become successful in their future engineering careers.

Improving lives: Tulsa's Center for Family Resilience works to help people across Oklahoma

Improving lives: Tulsa's Center for Family Resilience works to help people across Oklahoma

At the Center for Family Resilience in Tulsa, people aren’t simply computer jockeys, analyzing data and making reports. The team is passionate about improving the lives of Oklahomans through research, outreach and engagement. The CFR, established in 2009, uses conferences, program evaluations and community events to educate and support people to reach their fullest potential, both socially and personally.

OSU Center for Health Sciences announces medical school scholarships in honor of the nation’s first tribally affiliated medical school

OSU Center for Health Sciences announces medical school scholarships in honor of the nation’s first tribally affiliated medical school

Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences (OSU-CHS) announced the establishment of multiple scholarship funds totaling $475,000 from the Cherokee Nation, Chickasaw Nation, Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma and 13 private donors in honor of the nation’s first tribally affiliated medical school – the OSU College of Osteopathic Medicine at the Cherokee Nation.

OSU honors civil rights pioneer Nancy Randolph Davis

OSU honors civil rights pioneer Nancy Randolph Davis

A statue depicting Nancy Randolph Davis, the first African-American student to attend Oklahoma A&M College, was dedicated in a ceremony Thursday when her lifesize sculpture was unveiled on the Oklahoma State University campus.

Campus statue to honor OSU civil rights pioneer Nancy Randolph Davis

Campus statue to honor OSU civil rights pioneer Nancy Randolph Davis

In honor of Nancy Randolph Davis, the first African-American student to attend then-Oklahoma A&M College, a statue of the civil rights pioneer will be dedicated Thursday, Jan. 31, on the Stillwater campus. Davis overcame racial obstacles to pursue her master’s degree in 1949.

OSU Alumni Association Inducting AJ and Susan Jacques into the OSU Hall of Fame

OSU Alumni Association Inducting AJ and Susan Jacques into the OSU Hall of Fame

AJ and Susan Jacques of Stillwater are two of five Oklahoma State University graduates who are being inducted into the OSU Hall of Fame on February 8. Induction into the OSU Hall of Fame is the highest honor bestowed by Oklahoma State University. It recognizes alumni and former students with outstanding lifetime achievements in society and professional life.

OSU/A&M Regents approve personnel actions

OSU/A&M Regents approve personnel actions

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

Scooters returning to OSU campus

Scooters returning to OSU campus

Electric scooters will return to the Oklahoma State University-Stillwater campus Jan. 22. Three major changes will be involved with their return: mandatory parking sites, lower costs and a company new to Stillwater.

OSU alumna among five Angus icons featured in new documentary

OSU alumna among five Angus icons featured in new documentary

Minnie Lou Bradley — the first woman to enroll in animal husbandry at Oklahoma A&M in 1949 — is one of five people from the Angus cattle industry being recognized for their greatness in the latest American Angus Association's documentary series, I Am Angus: The Art of Greatness.

Academic Triumph: OSU program helps Latino youth succeed in school

Academic Triumph: OSU program helps Latino youth succeed in school

Now in its fifth year, the Unidos program works with seventh- and eighth-graders from five Tulsa Public Schools to encourage high school graduation and to promote higher education. About half the students are English language learners, coming from homes where most parents speak only Spanish.

OSU named a top 100 college for veterans

OSU 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.

CEAT Staff Recognized at SAC Distinguished Service Awards Ceremony

CEAT Staff Recognized at SAC Distinguished Service Awards Ceremony

Each year, OSU’s Staff Advisory Council holds the Distinguished Service Awards Ceremony to recognize staff members across the University for their hard work, dedication and contribution to the overall success of the University. Awards are presented to the top ten employees nominated by their supervisors or co-workers. This year, three employees from the College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology were represented in the top ten.

OSU wins Keep Oklahoma Beautiful Award with Welcome Plaza

OSU wins Keep Oklahoma Beautiful Award with Welcome Plaza

Oklahoma State University was presented with the Keep Oklahoma Beautiful Collegiate Award for the transformation of an unsightly area into the Welcome Plaza.

Allan Houser sculpture Abstract Orange takes OSU orange to new level

Allan Houser sculpture Abstract Orange takes OSU orange to new level

A second Allan Houser sculpture, this one perfectly matched to America’s Brightest Orange, was unveiled Wednesday during a ceremony hosted by Oklahoma State University President Burns Hargis and First Cowgirl Ann Hargis. Abstract Orange is a continuation of OSU’s initiative of integrating public art on campus.

OSU/A&M Regents approve personnel actions

OSU/A&M Regents approve personnel actions

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

President’s Cup honors variety of inclusive projects

President’s Cup honors variety of inclusive projects

A project involving Oklahoma State University and 50 Mandela Fellows from 29 sub-Saharan countries, another developing a robot to care for aging adults and a third promoting exercise and inclusivity for the disabled have taken top honors in OSU’s 2018 President’s Cup.

OSU to host replica Vietnam Memorial wall in April

OSU to host replica Vietnam Memorial wall in April

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund announced Thursday that Oklahoma State University-Stillwater will be a stop on The Wall That Heals national tour in 2019.

APLU Commission on Access, Diversity and Excellence  honors OSU’s Kirksey

APLU Commission on Access, Diversity and Excellence honors OSU’s Kirksey

Dr. Jason F. Kirksey, vice president for Institutional Diversity and chief diversity officer at Oklahoma State University, received the 2018 Distinguished Service Award from the Association of Public Land-grant Universities’ (APLU) Commission on Access, Diversity and Excellence (CADE).

Robert Henry to speak at OSU commencements

Robert Henry to speak at OSU commencements

Robert H. Henry — a former university president, federal appeals court judge, state attorney general and lawmaker — will be the commencement speaker at both Oklahoma State University undergraduate ceremonies Saturday, Dec. 15 at Gallagher-Iba Arena in Stillwater.

OSU wins third consecutive national diversity award

OSU wins third consecutive national diversity award

Oklahoma State University received its third consecutive Institution Committed to Diversity Award from Minority Access Inc., a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit agency. Alumnus Justin Biassou accepted the award on behalf of the university.

College of Human Sciences presents 2018 Alumni Awards

College of Human Sciences presents 2018 Alumni Awards

(STILLWATER, Okla., November 2, 2018) – Oklahoma State University’s College of Human Sciences presented seven alumni awards during its 2018 Homecoming celebration on October 26. Kristin Atchley, Nellie Perry (posthumous) and Kristen Smith were presented with Distinguished Alumni Awards; Tim Gowin, Benjamin Houltberg and Samantha Johnson were honored as Rising Stars; and Rick Green was recognized as an Honorary Alumnus of the College of Human Sciences.

Iba Hall more than new paint

Iba Hall more than new paint

50-year-old residence hall renovations create cultural connections