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Spears Business program receives top honor from national continuing education group

Spears Business program receives top honor from national continuing education group

The Center for Executive and Professional Development (CEPD) in the Spears School of Business is being recognized with the 2020 Outstanding Noncredit Program Award, given annually to noncredit professional, continuing or online education programs for excellence in achieving their educational objectives.

Transformational gift from alumni leads to new name for OSU’s agriculture college

Transformational gift from alumni leads to new name for OSU’s agriculture college

Oklahoma State University and alumni Kayleen and Larry Ferguson announced a $50 million gift from the Ferguson Family Foundation that will transform the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources in a variety of ways, including a new name. Pending approval next week from the Oklahoma A&M Board of Regents, the college will be renamed the Ferguson College of Agriculture in recognition of the gift, which is among the largest in OSU’s nearly 130-year history.

February dates set for OSU Chisholm Trail Beef Improvement Conference

February dates set for OSU Chisholm Trail Beef Improvement Conference

Sponsored by OSU Cooperative Extension, the conference is a merger of two past successful events: The Cattle Trails Wheat and Stocker Conference and the Northwest Oklahoma Beef Conference.

Still time to pre-register for Jan. 22-23 Red River Crops Conference

Still time to pre-register for Jan. 22-23 Red River Crops Conference

A collaborative effort by OSU Cooperative Extension and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, the annual conference focuses on providing relevant management information applicable to the Red River region that can help enhance the potential profitability of farm and ranch enterprises.

FAPC impacts Oklahoma food industry in 2019

FAPC impacts Oklahoma food industry in 2019

The Oklahoma State University Robert M. Kerr Food and Agricultural Products Center continued to support innovation and growth of food and agricultural businesses throughout Oklahoma in 2019, providing a total economic impact of more than $28 million.

OSU's New Product Development Center's collaboration with Aircraft Towing Systems leads to protype test launch in spring

OSU's New Product Development Center's collaboration with Aircraft Towing Systems leads to protype test launch in spring

Aircraft Towing Systems World Wide LLC. recently broke ground at the Ardmore Airpark in Ardmore, Oklahoma, as part of its strategic plan to install an innovative transport-system prototype designed to convey aircraft to and from airport gates and onto runways and back without the use of a jet’s main engines.

Legendary Preservation Hall Jazz Band to Bring the Sounds of New Orleans to The McKnight Center for the Performing Arts

Legendary Preservation Hall Jazz Band to Bring the Sounds of New Orleans to The McKnight Center for the Performing Arts

A world-renowned musical group specializing in traditional jazz music will perform at The McKnight Center for the Performing Arts on Thursday, Jan. 30. The Preservation Hall Jazz Band (PHJB) is composed of a talented ensemble of jazz musicians known for maintaining the rich history of New Orleans through their unforgettable performances and undeniable talent and will take the stage at The McKnight Center Performance Hall for the first time.

Setting the global standard

Setting the global standard

Partnership with Chinese student affairs program places OSU at the center of international conversations

Babu among 27 CAS honorees at University Awards Convocation

Babu among 27 CAS honorees at University Awards Convocation

Dr. Kaladi Babu, a Regents Professor in the Department of Physics, received the Eminent Faculty Award during the University Awards Convocation on Dec. 11 in the ConocoPhillips OSU Alumni Center.

OSU alumna part of first all-female radio crew for FBS national radio broadcast

OSU alumna part of first all-female radio crew for FBS national radio broadcast

Oklahoma State University alumna Dani Welniak will make history Saturday as part of the first all-female radio crew for a NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision game on a national radio network.

American beef exports struggling, imports remain steady

American beef exports struggling, imports remain steady

Beef exports were down 9 percent in October compared to last year, with 2019 beef exports to date declining in four of the top five U.S. beef export markets.

SGSP to honor Fall graduates at hooding ceremony

SGSP to honor Fall graduates at hooding ceremony

Oklahoma State University’s School of Global Studies and Partnerships will honor its Fall 2019 graduates at its biannual hooding ceremony Friday, Dec. 13, at 4:30 p.m. in 209 Wes Watkins Center.

Gov. Stitt to speak at OSU undergraduate ceremonies Saturday

Gov. Stitt to speak at OSU undergraduate ceremonies Saturday

Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt will be the commencement speaker at both OSU undergraduate ceremonies Saturday, Dec. 14 at Gallagher-Iba Arena in Stillwater.

New Decade, Same Excellence

New Decade, Same Excellence

Beef Quality Summit celebrates its 20th anniversary on the cusp of a new decade.

Oklahoma State University Foundation Names New President

Oklahoma State University Foundation Names New President

The Oklahoma State University Foundation Board of Trustees has named Blaire Atkinson as the organization’s seventh president, concluding an extensive search. Atkinson is the current president of the OSU Alumni Association, and has served as the organization’s leader since October 2018, after four months as its interim president.

OSU establishes premier partnership with Air Line Pilots Association

OSU establishes premier partnership with Air Line Pilots Association

Oklahoma State University has established a professional development alliance with the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA), which designates OSU as one of only 12 universities across the country selected to participate in the organization’s outreach mentor program. The OSU aviation program and the OSU Flying Aggies now hold the ALPA Aviation Collegiate Education (ACE) Club distinction. Oklahoma State is the first and only college in the Big 12 Conference to receive this honor.

Three College of Human Sciences students selected as OSU Seniors of Significance

Three College of Human Sciences students selected as OSU Seniors of Significance

Three College of Human Sciences students, all pursuing degrees in nutritional sciences, have been selected as Oklahoma State University Seniors of Significance for the 2019-2020 academic year by the OSU Alumni Association. The Seniors of Significance Award recognizes students who have excelled in scholarship, leadership and service to campus and community and have brought distinction to OSU.

Informative program will help develop farmers market managers

Informative program will help develop farmers market managers

The 2019 Market Manager Certification Program will provide learning opportunities for farmers market managers.

It could be time for some new (food safety) traditions

It could be time for some new (food safety) traditions

Breaking some traditional habits in the kitchen can lead to a safe holiday meal.

OSU-Tulsa center partners with everyday democracy

OSU-Tulsa center partners with everyday democracy

The Center for Public Life at Oklahoma State University-Tulsa is the latest anchor partner for Everyday Democracy, a national organization that supports dialogue and community change to advance a more authentic, equitable and participatory democracy. The anchor agreement was formalized in a virtual signing on Oct. 8 between OSU-Tulsa President Pamela Fry and Everyday Democracy Executive Director Martha McCoy.

OSU-Tulsa hosts body image and eating disorders conference

OSU-Tulsa hosts body image and eating disorders conference

OSU-Tulsa hosts body image and eating disorders conference

OETA premieres “Chilocco Through the Years” on Thanksgiving Day

OETA premieres “Chilocco Through the Years” on Thanksgiving Day

“Chilocco Through the Years” is a documentary based on the award-winning project from the OSU Library’s Oklahoma Oral History Research Program. It premieres on OETA on Nov. 28 at 7:30 p.m. and will rebroadcast on Dec. 28 at 6 p.m. and Dec. 29 at 2 p.m.

OSU strengthens ties with Sweden’s Uppsala University

OSU strengthens ties with Sweden’s Uppsala University

The OSU College of Education, Health and Aviation and College of Human Sciences welcomed two scholars from Sweden’s Uppsala University to campus last month. Dr. Martin Karlberg, senior lecturer in the Department of Education and Education Studies, and Dr. Henrik Edgren, head of the Department of Education and senior lecturer, spent a week immersing themselves in American culture, connecting with colleagues of similar disciplines and exploring opportunities for collaboration between Uppsala and Oklahoma State.

Caroline Reed appointed director of Fire Service Training at OSU

Caroline Reed appointed director of Fire Service Training at OSU

Fire Service Training (FST) and the College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology (CEAT) at Oklahoma State University are pleased to announce Caroline Reed as the new director of FST.