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SWOSU Summer Enrollment Up 5.1%

06.27.2017 - Southwestern Oklahoma State University’s enrollment number is up 5.1% in 2017 compared to enrollment during the 2016 summer semester.

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.

Joel Kendall Appointed Chair of SWOSU Department of Art, Communication & Theatre

06.22.2017 - Dr. Joel Kendall has been appointed chair of the Department of Art, Communication and Theatre in the College of Arts & Sciences at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford.

SWOSU Receives $10,000 Grant from National Endowment for the Arts

06.15.2017 - Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford has received a $10,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to support Touch and See Your Park, a series of events to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Washita River Massacre.

Home & Outdoor Living Expo this Weekend in Weatherford

06.06.2017 - The Pioneer Cellular Event Center on the Southwestern Oklahoma State University campus will be the site for a free home and outdoor expo this Saturday and Sunday, June 10-11, in Weatherford.

SWOSU Ranked in Nation's Top 25 Universities by MSN

06.05.2017 - Southwestern Oklahoma State University with campus locations in Weatherford and Sayre has made a top 25 list for the best universities in the nation.

Bayless and Clay to Represent SWOSU at Miss Oklahoma Pageants

05.30.2017 - Miss SWOSU Elizabeth Bayless of Hennessey and Miss SWOSU’s Outstanding Teen Kaelin Clay of Idabel will represent Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford at the Miss Oklahoma Pageant set for June 3-10 in the Tulsa Mabee Center.

SWOSU Nursing Students Help with Memorial Marathon for 11 Straight Years

05.23.2017 - Sixteen Southwestern Oklahoma State University nursing students from Weatherford recently volunteered their services in the medical tent at the 16th annual Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon.

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.

Interactive Exhibit at Washita Battlefield Site Nominated for Awards

05.08.2017 - An interactive exhibit at the Washita Battlefield National Historic Site (WBNHS) that was created by Southwestern Oklahoma State University faculty and staff in Weatherford was nominated this spring for two National Park Service Awards.

SWOSU Starting Online, Accelerated MBA Program

05.02.2017 - The Everett Dobson School of Business and Technology at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford will offer an online, accelerated Master of Business Administration degree, beginning this Fall 2017.

Prabhjyot Singh Saluja Named April Dawg of the Month

05.02.2017 - Southwestern Oklahoma State University’s April “Dawg of the Month” was Prabhjvot Singh Saluja of India.

SWOSU faculty Granted Promotions and Tenure

04.27.2017 - Nine Southwestern Oklahoma State University faculty members have been awarded promotions, and eight faculty members have received tenure effective with the 2017 fall semester.

SWOSU Commencement Ceremonies to be Livestreamed

04.27.2017 - Southwestern Oklahoma State University will hold commencement activities May 4-6 on the Weatherford and Sayre campuses, and all four ceremonies will be livestreamed.

Free Late Night Pancake Breakfast Planned Sunday for SWOSU Students

04.27.2017 - All Southwestern Oklahoma State University students are invited to a late-night "President's Pancake Breakfast" this Sunday, April 30, on the Weatherford campus.

U.S. Education Department Relaxes Financial Aid Process for SWOSU Students

04.26.2017 - The U.S. Education Department recently gave Southwestern Oklahoma State University and other universities flexibility in verifying applications for scholarships, grants and loans while an online tool used to apply for federal student aid is out of commission.

Thunder Youth Basketball Camp Planned at SWOSU

04.11.2017 - The Oklahoma City Thunder will hold a youth basketball summer camp at the Pioneer Cellular Event Center, located on the Southwestern Oklahoma State University campus in Weatherford.

Hang Out in the SWOSU Hammock Lounge

04.11.2017 - SWOSU’s Student Government Association (SGA) has recently opened a new attraction on the Weatherford campus—the SWOSU Hammock Lounge.

SWOSU TKE’s SIT-A-THON to Benefit Children's Hospital

04.11.2017 - Through Thursday (April 13) at 2 p.m., members of Southwestern Oklahoma State University’s Tau Kappa Epsilon (TKE) social fraternity are having a SIT-A-THON to raise money and awareness for St. Jude Children’s Hospital.