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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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
The award recognizes and promotes exceptional teaching by a faculty member with less than five years of experience in higher education teaching.
A former ag teacher himself, Ramsey knows firsthand the importance of agricultural education in public schools.
One of Weeks’ greatest contributions to OSU is her role in developing the curriculum for the bachelor’s degree in agricultural leadership.
In addition to mentoring students, Wilson served as her department’s graduate coordinator for seven years.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
The Oklahoma State University College of Human Sciences has recognized eight students as 2019 Seniors of Distinction, the highest honor given to graduating seniors by the college. Faculty in each of four academic units in the College of Human Sciences – the Department of Design, Housing and Merchandising; the Department of Human Development and Family Science; the Department of Nutritional Sciences; and the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management – selected two Seniors of Distinction for their respective units.
Mapes is an animal science major and a 2017 graduate of Alva High School.
After an intensive national search that began last fall, Oklahoma State University has landed on a recommendation for dean of its College of Arts and Sciences. Provost Gary Sandefur announced that Dr. Glen S. Krutz’s nomination will go before the OSU/A&M Board of Regents for approval at its April 26 meeting.