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Library offers open textbook incentive

Library offers open textbook incentive

The University Libraries is offering Oklahoma State University faculty members the opportunity to save their students money — while making a little extra of their own.

Two faculty appointed co-executive directors for national science and mathematics association

Two faculty appointed co-executive directors for national science and mathematics association

Two Oklahoma State University College of Education, Health and Aviation faculty members were recently appointed co-executive directors for the School of Science and Mathematics Association (SSMA). Dr. Toni Ivey, associate professor of science education, and Dr. Stephanie Hathcock, assistant professor of science education, began their five-year term on July 1, 2019.

Kathy Essmiller named 2019-2020 OER Research Fellow

Kathy Essmiller named 2019-2020 OER Research Fellow

The Open Education Group has named Kathy Essmiller a 2019-2020 Open Educational Resource (OER) Research Fellow. Essmiller is one of 24 scholars selected this year, and is the second OSU researcher to participate in the program.

OSU RN to BSN receives best online program ranking

OSU RN to BSN receives best online program ranking

The Oklahoma State University College of Education, Health and Aviation has been recognized as having one of the best RN to BSN online degree programs on TheBestSchools.org for 2019. Fifty programs were selected based on quality of education, type of classes provided, faculty strength, nursing school awards and rankings and reputation.

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.

Oklahoma State University announces spring 2019 graduates

Oklahoma State University announces spring 2019 graduates

Oklahoma State University awarded degrees to a total of 3,854 students this past spring, including 2,476 Oklahomans, according to the Office of the Registrar.

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.

The Hindu American Foundation awards Subhash Kak

The Hindu American Foundation awards Subhash Kak

Subhash Kak, regents professor and emeritus of electrical and computer engineering at Oklahoma State University, was awarded The Hindu American Foundation (HAF) Award for the advancement of Dharmic Arts & Sciences for 2019 on June 24, 2019 on the Capital Hill of the Congress in Washington DC. The award is presented to individuals for their continuous work to educate Americans at large about Hindu traditions through the promotion of Dharmic arts and sciences.

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.”

Oklahoma State’s Luke Wilson receives prestigious National Science Foundation honor

Oklahoma State’s Luke Wilson receives prestigious National Science Foundation honor

Wilson was awarded a 2019 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, one of the premier honors awarded to a student researcher.

Chemical Engineering professors represented OSU at the 2019 BIO International Convention in Philadelphia

Chemical Engineering professors represented OSU at the 2019 BIO International Convention in Philadelphia

Professor and interim department head Heather Gappa-Fahlenkamp and associate professor Joshua Ramsey, both of chemical engineering in the College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology represented Oklahoma State University at the 2019 BIO International Convention.

Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering at OSU receives high recognition for the ASABE Major Awards

Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering at OSU receives high recognition for the ASABE Major Awards

The American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) announced the winners of their Major Awards and Oklahoma State University’s Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering (BAE) department in the College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology will receive high recognition.

Julie Angle receives science education award

Julie Angle receives science education award

Dr. Julie Angle, associate professor in science education and Bill and Billie Dean Buckles Innovation in Teaching Endowed Professor, is the recipient of the 2019 Jack Renner Distinguished Service to Oklahoma Science Education Award from the Oklahoma Science Teachers Association. Angle received the award, which recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to the advancement of science education in Oklahoma, at the organization’s annual summer conference earlier this month.

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.

Bruck earns Fellowship for Excellence in Teaching

Bruck earns Fellowship for Excellence in Teaching

The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation and Course Hero have named an Oklahoma State University professor as one of eight emerging leaders in their field who are on a trajectory to help students grow into thought leaders and innovators of tomorrow. Jason Bruck, an animal behaviorist specializing in marine mammal communication and cognition, is a teaching assistant professor in the Department of Integrative Biology.

Herb and Succulent Festival slated June 8 at botanic garden

Herb and Succulent Festival slated June 8 at botanic garden

The public is invited to The Botanic Garden at Oklahoma State University for the upcoming Herb and Succulent Festival slated June 8. There will be something for the whole family.

OSU faculty help high school students story map their city

OSU faculty help high school students story map their city

Oklahoma State University faculty recently led high school students through a technology-driven story mapping project in their communities. More than 90 high school students from the Academy of Science, Technology and Engineering Charter (ASTEC) School in Oklahoma City participated in the two-week project.

Faculty participate in national STEM video showcase

Faculty participate in national STEM video showcase

Faculty in the College of Education, Health and Aviation are participating in the 2019 STEM for All Video Showcase funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) May 13-20. The team’s three-minute video, “Towards Increasing Native American Engineering Faculty,” highlights research about the factors that promote Native Americans’ entry and persistence into engineering and the engineering professorate.

Faculty honored for excellence

Faculty honored for excellence

Five College of Education, Health and Aviation faculty members were honored for excellence in research, international education, leadership and service, graduate student involvement and teaching at the college’s annual Excellence Awards reception on May 10.

Graduate assistants recognized for outstanding achievements

Graduate assistants recognized for outstanding achievements

The College of Education, Health and Aviation will recognize eight graduate assistants for outstanding achievements at the college’s annual Excellence Awards on May 10. These students work alongside faculty in their academic areas to support research initiatives and academic instruction.

OSU Writing Project receives national award

OSU Writing Project receives national award

The Oklahoma State University Writing Project has been selected as a LRNG Innovators award recipient for its project, “Writing the Past, Changing the Future: A Century of Learning the 1921 Race Massacre,” which connects youth interests to larger networks, mentors and forums where they can share their work and amplify their message.