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Sharing Success Stories

Sharing Success Stories

Oklahoma State University's 2005 Gates Cambridge Scholarship winners return for campus visits

The Cowboy Way: Lee Manzer

The Cowboy Way: Lee Manzer

A native of Hominy, Oklahoma, Manzer arrived at OSU in 1959. He completed his bachelor’s degree in chemistry, earned a master’s in business and later added a doctorate. After a stint at Dow Chemical, Manzer returned to OSU in 1975 to teach, and he’s been here ever since.

Sharing the Growth

Sharing the Growth

Oklahoma State University 'I Am Building' project pairs freshmen's paths with building construction

North to Alaska and Back Again

North to Alaska and Back Again

After a fulfilling detour to Alaska, Oklahoma State University alumnus Quinton Chandler has returned to Oklahoma to cover criminal justice as the newest member of the StateImpactOklahoma team, which regularly files news reports heard on KOSU and other public radio stations around the state.

Generation Gasp

Generation Gasp

Exterior design and interior details impress three generations of business students

Cowboys at the Winter Olympics

Cowboys at the Winter Olympics

At the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea, Lorrie Reed Parker served as a judge for the men's team event. Hannah Miller managed the social media content and efforts for the @TeamUSA social media properties, reaching over 9 million fans.

Four alums to speak at OSU graduation ceremonies

Four alums to speak at OSU graduation ceremonies

A former Disney executive, a rancher/philanthropist, a geoscientist, and a chief financial officer will share their insights for success with Oklahoma State University undergraduate students during commencement ceremonies set for Saturday, May 12, in Gallagher-Iba Arena.

OSU Alumna to Head National Fire Academy

OSU Alumna to Head National Fire Academy

Tonya Hoover, an Oklahoma State University Fire Protection and Safety Engineering Technology graduate, has been named the new superintendent of the National Fire Academy

Powered by Orange

Powered by Orange

From the front office to the field, four OSU alumni witness history as the Houston Astros capture their first championship.

President's Letter

President's Letter

Oklahoma State University State Magazine President's letter, Spring 2018

2017-18 Seniors of Significance

2017-18 Seniors of Significance

The OSU Alumni Association has honored 48 students with the Senior of Significance Award for the 2017-18 academic year.

Back in the Saddle

Back in the Saddle

After nearly 20 years, OSU alumnus Chad Weiberg has returned to OSU Athletics as the new deputy athletic director.

O’Brate and Mitchell to receive honorary doctorates from OSU

O’Brate and Mitchell to receive honorary doctorates from OSU

Oklahoma State University will present honorary doctorates to a pair of successful Enid natives -- farmer and entrepreneur Cecil O’Brate and Grammy-winning soprano Leona Mitchell – during undergraduate commencement ceremonies Saturday, May 12, in Gallager-Iba Arena.

Masterpiece Moments: American Artist at the Table Celebrates Community Commitment to the Arts

Masterpiece Moments: American Artist at the Table Celebrates Community Commitment to the Arts

The Oklahoma State University Museum of Art Advocates will be celebrating famous American artists during a Masterpiece Moments event Saturday, April 28, at the Wes Watkins Center.

OSU Students Take a Sovereign Stance

OSU Students Take a Sovereign Stance

The Center for Sovereign Nations will host a series of events on OSU’s Stillwater campus on April 10, in recognition of Native American Awareness Week.

Daversa and OSU Jazz Orchestra to offer fusion concert

Daversa and OSU Jazz Orchestra to offer fusion concert

The critically-acclaimed Oklahoma State University Jazz Orchestra will join Grammy-nominated composer/trumpeter John Daversa for a “jazz fusion meets big band” concert on Monday, April 2, at 7:30 p.m. in the Seretean Center Concert Hall.

OSU Alumni Association announces 2018 Outstanding Seniors

OSU Alumni Association announces 2018 Outstanding Seniors

The Oklahoma State University Alumni Association is proud to announce the 2018 Outstanding Seniors, who were selected following a review and meetings with 47 candidates. The Outstanding Senior award recognizes 14 seniors who exceled through academic achievement; campus and community activities; academic, athletic or extra-curricular honors or awards; scholarships and work ethic during their time at OSU.

Veterans history workshop set at OSU

Veterans history workshop set at OSU

Help preserve the history of American war veterans. The Edmon Low Library at Oklahoma State University will host a training workshop for those wishing to participate in the Library of Congress Veterans History Project.

OSU’s Kirksey elected to national board of directors for diversity officers

OSU’s Kirksey elected to national board of directors for diversity officers

– Dr. Jason F. Kirksey, vice president for institutional diversity and chief diversity officer at Oklahoma State University, has been elected to a three-year term on the board of directors for the National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education (NADOHE), a preeminent voice for diversity officers in the United States.

Remembering David Oberhelman

Remembering David Oberhelman

The staff and faculty of the OSU Library acknowledge with profound sadness the death of Dr. David Oberhelman. Oberhelman served the Oklahoma State University Libraries from 1999 to 2018 and held the position of W.P. Wood Professor of Library Service. He died at the age of 52 on January 25, 2018.

See Smithsonian Institution's “Patriot Nations” exhibit at OSU library

See Smithsonian Institution's “Patriot Nations” exhibit at OSU library

A 16-panel Smithsonian Institution exhibition titled “Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces” reveals the remarkable 250-year history of their U.S. military contributions through art, photography and essay.

#MeToo movement and author to highlight OSU Women Veterans Symposium

#MeToo movement and author to highlight OSU Women Veterans Symposium

A female sexual assault survivor and an author of an acclaimed military memoir will share their stories at the third annual Women Veterans Symposium set for Saturday, March 10, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. in the Wes Watkins Center at Oklahoma State University.

John DeGeorge Honored with Decade of Excellence Award

John DeGeorge Honored with Decade of Excellence Award

Twenty Oklahoma State University employees and one campus department were recognized for contributing to the success of the school’s energy management program, which has saved the university millions of dollars over the last decade. John DeGeorge, Manager of Project Support Services for the OSU Libraries, was among the honorees.

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.