Latest Academics News Releases


SWOSU Awards First-Ever Authentic Journalism Scholarship

07.12.2018 - Southwestern Oklahoma State University student Michelle Taylor of Canute has been named SWOSU’s first-ever Jack B. Shelton & Walter Crouch Scholar.

SWOSU Biology Students and Tri-Beta Chapter Earn Awards at National Convention

06.25.2018 - Southwestern Oklahoma State University biology students in Weatherford recently won awards at the Beta Beta Beta Biological Honors Society National Convention in Monterey (CA).

SWOSU and Two Other RUSO Schools Anticipate Saving $2.7 Million Due to Collaborative Technology Effort

06.21.2018 - Cost-savings, efficiencies, and improved services to students are just three reasons a trio of universities in the Regional University System of Oklahoma (RUSO) are collaborating on a new technology system.

Record Number of Incoming Freshmen Attend June NSO

06.19.2018 - A total of 816 high school seniors have enrolled for the 2018 fall semester at Southwestern Oklahoma State University as part of the first four sessions of the New Student Orientation Program on the Weatherford campus.

SWOSU Social Media Analyst Program Benefits Businesses and Students

06.14.2018 - Students in a Consumer Behavior course at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford recently participated in a program where they had the opportunity to serve as social media analysts for a wide variety of private businesses and public organizations.

SWOSU Delegation Makes NASA Workforce Development Trip

05.30.2018 - Ten students and two faculty members at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford recently took a NASA Workforce Development trip to San Antonio and Houston (TX).

ProPetro Scholars Program Established At SWOSU

05.18.2018 - Southwestern Oklahoma State University (SWOSU) alumnus Jordan Frosch (SWOSU Class of 2009) has partnered with the SWOSU Business Enterprise Center (BEC) to establish SWOSU’s first ever oil and gas industry internship through ProPetro Services Inc.

SWOSU Summer Classes Begin June 4

05.16.2018 - Southwestern Oklahoma State University summer semester classes in Weatherford and Sayre begin on Monday, June 4.

SWOSU College of Pharmacy Seniors Win Awards

05.16.2018 - Southwestern Oklahoma State University College of Pharmacy seniors were recently honored at commencement and graduate recognition ceremony held on the Weatherford campus.

SWOSU Students Named to 2018 Spring Semester Honor Rolls

05.09.2018 - A total of 1,403 students have been named to honor rolls at Southwestern Oklahoma State University for academic work during the 2018 spring semester on the Weatherford and Sayre campuses.

Five Inducted into SWOSU Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame

05.08.2018 - C. B. Graft of Clinton, Chris McKeever of Edmond, Wendy Borlabi of Chicago (IL), Jane Sims of Key Largo (FL) and Paul Moore of Acton (MA) were inducted into Southwestern Oklahoma State University’s Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame during graduation activities held May 5 on the Weatherford campus.

SWOSU Students Win Awards at Biology Banquet

05.04.2018 - Southwestern Oklahoma State University’s Department of Biological Sciences recently held its annual honors banquet on the Weatherford campus.

SWOSU Student Talks about the Impact of Higher Education

05.02.2018 - Southwestern Oklahoma State University student Leslie Alvarado of Hooker recently gave a report on the impact of higher education to her at a recent meeting of the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education.

Five SWOSU Students Finish as Finalists at Vocal Music State Contest

05.02.2018 - Nine Southwestern Oklahoma State University students recently represented the Weatherford university at the state competition of the National Association of the Teachers of Singing (NATS), and five ended up being finalists.

SWOSU Student Involves Five Generations in Class Presentation

05.02.2018 - Ashlyn Whitten, an elementary education student from Clinton at Southwestern Oklahoma State University, recently involved five generations of her family at a presentation on the Weatherford campus.

SWOSU Students Scheduled to Complete Degrees Following Spring Semester

05.01.2018 - Approximately 644 students from Southwestern Oklahoma State University at Weatherford will complete requirements for associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral degrees after the 2018 spring semester.

SWOSU-Sayre Students to Graduate May 3

04.27.2018 - Southwestern Oklahoma State University at Sayre will hold its 75th annual Spring Convocation exercise on Thursday, May 3, at 7 p.m. in the Sayre Public Schools Auditorium.

SWOSU Business Students Win Awards at State Competition

04.26.2018 - Southwestern Oklahoma State University's Everett Dobson School of Business and Technology students recently won eight first-place awards at the Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) state competition in Oklahoma City.

SWOSU Commencement Ceremonies May 3-5 to be Livestreamed

04.26.2018 - Southwestern Oklahoma State University will hold commencement activities May 3-5 on the Weatherford and Sayre campuses, and all four ceremonies will be livestreamed.

SWOSU-Sayre Radiology Students Win Scholarships and Prizes at Convention

04.25.2018 - Southwestern Oklahoma State University-Sayre radiologic technology students recently won scholarships and prizes at the annual convention of the Oklahoma Society of Radiologic Technologists (OSRT) in Tulsa.