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OSU recognized for exemplary effort in community engagement

OSU recognized for exemplary effort in community engagement

OSU was included in the class of exemplary designees based on a partnership with community agencies serving individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities to provide research-informed community action for these individuals and their families.

Kay County 4-H’er has big plans for her community
Wed, Jun 26, 2019

A Kay County 4-H'er has developed a plan that will help people appreciate the historic downtown area of Newkirk and provide opportunities to live a healthy lifestyle.

Healthier eating in a SNAP
Wed, Jun 26, 2019

Despite being referred to as the 2018 Farm Bill by most of the public, the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 dedicated a larger percentage of funding to nutritional assistance rather than farms themselves. Rodney Holcomb, agribusiness economist for Oklahoma State University’s Robert M. Kerr Food & Agricultural Products Center, and Aaron Ates, recent Ph.D. graduate from OSU, examined the spending habits of households currently being supported by the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program administered by the Food Nutrition Service of the United States Department of Agriculture.

Graham sees science and art in dentistry
Thu, Jun 13, 2019

Caroline Graham decided she wanted to be a researcher as a young girl. She was inspired by a National Geographic article about the study of microbes in the ice of Antarctica. The recent Oklahoma State University graduate is headed to the University of Oklahoma’s College of Dentistry. She completed an Honors College degree in May with a double major in microbiology/cell and molecular biology, and biochemistry, along with minors in chemistry and accounting. Among the many awards she earned were College of Arts and Sciences Top 10 Seniors and recognition among the OSU Alumni Association’s 15 Outstanding Seniors.

Fry worked hard to enjoy all of the OSU experience
Wed, Jun 05, 2019

It was natural for Emily Fry to become a scholar at Oklahoma State University, where her parents are both leaders. Her mother, Pamela, is OSU-Tulsa's president. Her father, Don, is director of technology for the College of Education, Health and Aviation. Fry recently completed her biological science/pre-health degree, earning significant honors for her accomplishments, including recognition as one of the OSU Alumni Association’s 15 Outstanding Seniors and as a College of Arts and Sciences Top 10 Senior.

OSU rural healthcare advocate Stacie Pace recognized with prestigious national award
Tue, May 28, 2019

Stacie Pace, director of Oklahoma State University’s Rural Health Network (ROK-Net) and executive director of the Rural Health Network of Oklahoma (RHN), has been recognized as the 2019 National Cooperative of Health Network Outstanding Network Leader.

Ensure food and beverages are safe to consume after a flood
Fri, May 24, 2019

Oklahomans know all too well the effects floodwaters can have on both individuals and communities. Floods can cause loss of human life, damage to property, destruction of crops, loss of livestock and more. The safety of food and beverage products following a flood also is a concern.