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Marriage and Family Therapy graduate students awarded fellowships

Marriage and Family Therapy graduate students awarded fellowships

Oklahoma State University graduate students Jamie Bechtelheimer and Emily Tucker have been named fellows in the Now is the Time: Minority Fellowship Program-Youth. Bechtelheimer and Tucker are master’s students in the marriage and family therapy program in the College of Human Sciences.

Humans of OSU: Gerrod Forquer

Humans of OSU: Gerrod Forquer

Insider Story: Forquer is an HVAC and refrigeration mechanic II for operations and maintenance in Facilities Management. He helps to make sure the buildings on Oklahoma State University’s Stillwater campus stay cool during the hundred-degree summer weather and maintains equipment to keep the campus powered on.

OSU students nominate mentoring champs

OSU students nominate mentoring champs

Two coordinators in the Division of Institutional Diversity at Oklahoma State University have been nominated by students to be among 70 mentoring champions who will be honored during Oklahoma Mentor Day, on Friday, Jan. 19, in Norman.

OSU student veterans recognize special faculty and staff assistance

OSU student veterans recognize special faculty and staff assistance

The Oklahoma State University Student Veterans Organization recently honored Ms. Ruthie Loffi and Dr. Neil Hoffman with special service awards recognizing exceptional assistance to student veterans in their educational pursuits this year. In addition, the Office of Veteran Student Academic Services at OSU recognized Dr. Jason F. Kirksey for his support and advocacy of veterans.

Halligan and McCaleb to be honored and speak at OSU graduation ceremonies

Halligan and McCaleb to be honored and speak at OSU graduation ceremonies

Former OSU President and Oklahoma Senator James Halligan will share speaking responsibilities with Native American advocate and Oklahoma Hall of Fame member Neal McCaleb during graduation ceremonies set for Oklahoma State University on Saturday, Dec. 16, at Gallagher-Iba Arena.

OSU Diversity Hall of Fame honors nine

OSU Diversity Hall of Fame honors nine

The Washington, D.C. based nonprofit agency Minority Access, Inc., honored OSU at its 18th Annual National Role Models Conference. OSU Assistant Vice President for Institutional Diversity Jovette Dew accepted the award on behalf of the university.

OSU/A&M Regents approve personnel actions

OSU/A&M Regents approve personnel actions

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

Spanning the Decades

Spanning the Decades

It has taken OSU 46 years to elect two black women to lead the SGA. Our chat reveals how much things on campus have changed during that time.

OSU voices opposition to proposed tax on graduate students

OSU voices opposition to proposed tax on graduate students

Oklahoma State University issued the following statement today from President Burns Hargis and Sheryl Tucker, Vice Provost and Dean of the OSU Graduate College: OSU voices opposition to proposed tax on graduate students.

OSU makes Military Times top 100 in first year to enter survey

OSU makes Military Times top 100 in first year to enter survey

Military Times has included Oklahoma State University among the top 100 in its ‘best colleges’ rankings for 2018, which is based on its annual comprehensive school-by-school assessment of veteran and military student services and rates of academic achievement.

Employer registration underway for OSU spring career fairs

Employer registration underway for OSU spring career fairs

Employer registration is underway for Oklahoma State University’s spring career fairs and OSU Career Services is inviting early registration for the best discount.

OSU students invited to feast and volunteer at Thanksgiving lunch

OSU students invited to feast and volunteer at Thanksgiving lunch

All are invited to join in the 33rd annual Stillwater Community Thanksgiving Lunch celebration at the First United Methodist Church’s Family Life Center located at 400 W. 7th Ave. on Thursday, November 23.

OSU dedicates memorial to ‘Remember the 4’

OSU dedicates memorial to ‘Remember the 4’

Family, friends and members of the Oklahoma State University community came together to dedicate a permanent memorial to honor the lives of former Cowgirl basketball coach Kurt Budke, assistant coach Miranda Serna and OSU supporters Olin and Paula Branstetter.

OSU To Unveil Memorial To ‘Remember The 4’

OSU To Unveil Memorial To ‘Remember The 4’

Oklahoma State University has announced plans to unveil a memorial in remembrance of former Cowgirl basketball coach Kurt Budke, assistant coach Miranda Serna, and OSU supporters Olin and Paula Branstetter.

OSU receives regional award as inclusive workplace

OSU receives regional award as inclusive workplace

Oklahoma State University has been named among the region’s 2017 Top Inclusive Workplace Cultures based on a survey by Mosaic, the Tulsa Regional Chamber of Commerce’s diversity business council.

OSU Diversity Hall of Fame honors seven new inductees and two rising stars

OSU Diversity Hall of Fame honors seven new inductees and two rising stars

The Oklahoma State University Diversity Hall of Fame recently inducted seven new honorees and two Rising Star Award recipients during a live broadcast of the ceremonies held in...

OSU Students, Faculty, Staff and Sovereign Nation Leaders Gather for Indigenous Peoples’ Day

OSU Students, Faculty, Staff and Sovereign Nation Leaders Gather for Indigenous Peoples’ Day

In celebration of Indigenous Peoples’ Day, 200 Oklahoma State University students, faculty, staff, sovereign nation leaders and friends stood shoulder-to-shoulder to set a record...

World-renowned ukulele performer to visit Stillwater

World-renowned ukulele performer to visit Stillwater

Whether you’re one of the millions who’ve seen him play the ukulele on YouTube or you simply appreciate his world-renowned talent, Jake Shimabukuro is sure to captivate you when...

Oklahoma State University named regional winner, vies for national community engagement honor

Oklahoma State University named regional winner, vies for national community engagement honor

Recognizing extraordinary community outreach, the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) announced today that Oklahoma State University is a regional winner of the 2017 W.K. Kellogg Foundation Community Engagement Scholarship Award. OSU now competes with three other regional winners -- East Carolina University, the University of New Hampshire and Purdue University -- for the national C. Peter Magrath Community Engagement Scholarship Award, which will be announced during the APLU Annual Meeting November 12-14 in Washington, D.C.

Autumn Only A Chief featured in New York Times as a first generation college graduate

Autumn Only A Chief featured in New York Times as a first generation college graduate

Getting into college and making it through can be hard no matter what your circumstances. But for first-generation students — the first in their families to attend college — the challenges are even greater because they must tackle them largely on their own.

OSU earns national honor for diversity and inclusion, cited as role model

OSU earns national honor for diversity and inclusion, cited as role model

Oklahoma State University will be recognized for its diversity and inclusion efforts with the Roosevelt Thomas Champion of Diversity Award on June 8 in Scottsdale, Arizona. The...

OSU CEAT recognizes diversity in engineering

OSU CEAT recognizes diversity in engineering

CEAT Diversity Programs (CDP) hosted the 17th annual Diversity Awards banquet to recognize the achievements of the diverse student population in the College of Engineering,...

Safety is key when using a home fire extinguisher

Safety is key when using a home fire extinguisher

Homeowners are pretty savvy when it comes to keeping their home safe. They lock their doors and windows and store harmful chemicals out of reach. They also change the batteries in...

Oklahoma State’s Kirksey to be honored by national organization

Oklahoma State’s Kirksey to be honored by national organization

A leader for diversity and inclusiveness at Oklahoma State University, Dr. Jason F. Kirksey, has been selected to receive a top honor from the National Association of Diversity...