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Glen Krutz, the new dean of Oklahoma State University's College of Arts and Sciences, enjoys both teaching and research. He was drawn to the opportunity to get “closer to the action” going on in classrooms and research facilities that comes with the position.
Oklahoma State University’s College of Arts and Sciences honored 25 of its most successful alumni Sept. 27 during the 2019 CAS Distinguished Alumni & Hall of Fame Ceremony at the Wes Watkins Center for International Trade & Development. Ardoth Hassler and Dr. George Thompson were both inducted into the Hall of Fame, while Brent Butcher and Maddy Cunningham were named Rising Stars. There were also 21 Distinguished Alumni recipients.
Members of the South Rock Creek School 4-H Club are learning about gardening and more thanks to the dedication of their club leader.
The upcoming Organic Oklahoma Conference will provide organic producers, gardeners and conventional producers valuable information about soil health.
OSU is hosting a Constitution Day program on Sept. 17, at 4 p.m. The event features former Oklahoma Senator and Representative Angela Monson; Dr. Patricia Loughlin, Professor and Director of Graduate Studies in the Department of History and Geography at the University of Central Oklahoma; and Dr. Jeanette Mendez, Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education and Professor of Political Science at OSU.
The Oklahoma State University College of Education, Health and Aviation launched a new doctoral program in Belize last month, with 20 Belizean students pursuing a Doctor of Education from OSU. The degree option, which focuses on language, literacy and culture, is designed to train those who currently work within the country’s education system to be experts in literacy education.
Oklahoma State University’s College of Human Sciences recognized eight individuals during its 2019 Alumni Awards dinner on August 17 on the Stillwater campus.
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 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.
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.
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.
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 awarded degrees to a total of 3,854 students this past spring, including 2,476 Oklahomans, according to the Office of the Registrar.
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.
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.
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.”
Wilson was awarded a 2019 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, one of the premier honors awarded to a student researcher.
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.
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.
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.
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.