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SWOSU Wins Award from Great Plains RC & D Association

March 21, 2011

Great Plains RC & D Association
Southwestern Oklahoma State University and President Randy Beutler (second from left) receives the Outstanding Supporting Organization Award for 2010 from the Great Plains Resource Conservation & Development (RC&D) Association. Each year the Great Plains RC & D recognizes one organization for its support in southwestern Oklahoma. Also on hand for the presentation were (from left): Dr. Marvin Hankins, director of the SWOSU Center for Economic and Business Development; Alfred Miller, chairman of the Great Plains RC & D Association; and Larry Wright, coordinator of Great Plains RC & D Association.

Southwestern Oklahoma State University with campus locations in Weatherford and Sayre has received the Outstanding Supporting Organization Award from the Great Plains Resource Conservation & Development (RC&D) Association.

The Great Plains RC & D is a non-profit organization with a mission to increase public awareness of environmental concerns and accelerate the development and protection of human, financial and natural resources, thereby improving the quality of life in southwestern Oklahoma.

SWOSU was recognized for its outstanding support in providing resources improving the quality of life in southwestern Oklahoma with its partnership in a student internship program, hosting the Center for Economic and Business Development, Oklahoma Manufacturing Alliance, and Small Business Development Center. 

Alfred Miller, chairman of Great Plains RC & D, said each of these contributions from SWOSU furthers the mission of the organization.

The Great Plains RC & D receives financial assistance from the United States Department of Agriculture through the Natural Resources Conservation Service.

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