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SWOSU and Norman North Orchestras to Perform Together on November 28

11.21.2017 - The SWOSU Symphony Orchestra will have a side-by-side concert with the Norman North High School Orchestra on Tuesday, November 28, at 5:30 p.m. on the Weatherford campus.

SWOSU Presents Business Networking Showcase for High School Students

11.16.2017 - Southwestern Oklahoma State University business faculty recently made every effort to impress in a high-impact education experience for area high school students on the Weatherford campus.

Weatherford Merchants to Celebrate SWOSU Homecoming

10.31.2017 - Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford will host its 2017 Homecoming this Friday and Saturday, November 3-4, with a wide variety of festivities.

Veterans Day Program Planned November 10 at SWOSU

10.27.2017 - The Pioneer Cellular Event Center at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford will be the site of a Veterans Day program on Friday, November 10, and all veterans and family members are invited to attend the 9:30 a.m. program.

AAUW Faculty and Students Raise Awareness of Breast Cancer

10.26.2017 - October is "Breast Cancer Awareness Month," and the Weatherford branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) and the AAUW@SWOSU student branch are helping to spread the word.

VETS Planning First Flag Planting Event

10.25.2017 - The Veterans Education Taskforce (VETS) at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford invites area residents to the group’s first-ever Veteran’s Day flag planting fundraising event.

High School Counselors Win $1,000 SWOSU Scholarships for Seniors

10.09.2017 - Two high school counselors each won a $1,000 scholarship for a high school senior who chooses to attend Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford.

SWOSU Saturday Planned October 14 in Weatherford

09.21.2017 - SWOSU Saturday, an event for prospective students and their family members, is planned Saturday, October 14, on the Weatherford campus.

High School Counselors Win $1,000 Scholarships for Seniors

09.21.2017 - Two high school counselors each won a $1,000 scholarship for a high school senior who chooses to attend Southwestern Oklahoma State University.

Applications Being Accepted for Two Miss SWOSU Pageant Activities

09.12.2017 - The Miss SWOSU Pageant will be held October 28 on the Weatherford campus and applications are being accepted for two events held in conjunction with the pageant—Miss SWOSU’s Outstanding Teen Pageant and Miss SWOSU’s Little Stars program.

Text-a-Gift Planned Saturday at SWOSU to Help Hurricane Victims

09.07.2017 - With another hurricane about ready to hit the United States, Southwestern Oklahoma State University students want to continue efforts to help with a “text-a-gift” to the American Red Cross campaign.

Suicide Prevention Training Being Offered at SWOSU

09.05.2017 - Suicide prevention is everybody’s business and Southwestern Oklahoma State University Counseling Services in Weatherford is sponsoring a series of free training that is open to everyone.

Tech Trek Continues Through July 22 at SWOSU

07.19.2017 - The 2017 Tech Trek at SWOSU Committee is busy hosting girls entering the 8th grade at the annual Tech Trek camp powered by the American Association of University Women.

SWOSU Receives $17,158 Grant from FEMA

06.27.2017 - Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford has received a $17,158 grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, a division of the U. S. Department of Homeland Security.

Medieval Arts Fighter Practice Planned Monday at SWOSU

05.18.2017 - A fighter practice with members of the Society of Creative Anachronism (SCA) will be held this Monday, May 22, at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford.

SWOSU Offering 27 Summer Youth Camps

05.08.2017 - Southwestern Oklahoma State University has 27 public youth camps taking place this summer on the Weatherford campus.

Community Development Assignment Offers SWOSU Students Real-World Business Experience

04.19.2017 - Sixty-five Southwestern Oklahoma State University Intro to Business students had the opportunity this spring semester to write and present community development proposals to Weatherford Mayor Mike Brown and Weatherford Economic Development Director Chuck Dougherty as part of a collaborative class assignment designed to empower student learning through hands-on experiences.

SWOSU Summer Science and Mathematics Academy Accepting Applications

03.30.2017 - Southwestern Oklahoma State University will host its Summer Science and Mathematics Academy (SSMA) June 11-23 on the Weatherford campus, and applications are now being accepted.

Chicago Professor to Speak at SWOSU’s Maness Seminar Series

03.27.2017 - Dr. Mark Mandel of the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University in Chicago will be guest speaker this week on the Southwestern Oklahoma State University campus in Weatherford as part of the Department of Biological Sciences’ Joseph D. Maness Seminar Series.

SWOSU Hosting Regional Speech Tournament

03.23.2017 - Southwestern Oklahoma State University is hosting the Class 3A/4A Southwest Regional Tournament this Friday and Saturday, March 24-25, on the Weatherford campus.