Latest Academics News Releases


SWOSU Biology Group Participates in BioBlitz

10.15.2018 - Southwestern Oklahoma State University’s Department of Biological Sciences recently participated in the 2018 Oklahoma BioBlitz at Greenleaf State Park near Braggs.

SWOSU Receives $2.1 Million Grant from U.S. Department of Education

10.11.2018 - Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford has been awarded a five-year, $2,178,948 grant from the U. S. Department of Education to expand its capacity to serve low-income students.

OKC Area High School Counselors Win $1,000 Scholarships for Students

10.09.2018 - 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 at a recent SWOSU counselor program held in Oklahoma City.

SWOSU and Weatherford Choirs Teaming Up for Thursday Concert

10.02.2018 - Southwestern Oklahoma State University’s vocal/choral division will host the Fall 2018 Invitational Choral Concert this Thursday, October 4, featuring the Weatherford High School Select Choir, conducted by Sandra Warren and accompanied by Marti Bessinger.

Almost, Maine to Open SWOSU 2018-19 Theatre Season

09.24.2018 - Southwestern Oklahoma State University’s Department of Art, Communication and Theatre is set to open the 2018-2019 theatre season with its production of Almost, Maine.

Seminar Covering Chemical Dependency has been Postponed

09.19.2018 - A chemical dependency seminar scheduled for September 26 at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford will be rescheduled because of an unexpected health issue involving the scheduled speaker.

SWOSU Sending Out 48 Student Teaching Candidates

09.13.2018 - Southwestern Oklahoma State University’s Department of Education in Weatherford is sending out 48 teacher candidates to work with approximately 58 cooperating teachers from 50 different schools in Oklahoma, Texas and Florida.

SWOSU Recognized with Top Honors at PBL National Leadership Conference

09.06.2018 - Southwestern Oklahoma State University students were among more than 2,000 of America’s best and brightest college students who traveled recently to Maryland to Elevate Their Futures as they competed nationally for the opportunity to win more than $110,000 in cash awards. Six SWOSU students received national recognition.

SWOSU Pharmacy Students Tour Cosmetic Specialty Labs

09.05.2018 - A group of Southwestern Oklahoma State University first-year pharmacy students recently visited Cosmetic Specialty Labs in Lawton.

New Faculty Gather at SWOSU

09.05.2018 - Southwestern Oklahoma State University’s new faculty recently met to talk about the 2018-19 school year.

SWOSU Biology Seminar Series Starts Wednesday

08.27.2018 - The kickoff of the 2018-19 J.D. Maness Biology Seminar Series will be held this Wednesday, August 29, on the Southwestern Oklahoma State University campus in Weatherford.

Bud & Wanda Smalley Scholar Named at SWOSU

08.22.2018 - Southwestern Oklahoma State University (SWOSU) student Cassandra Purintun of Hinton has been named the 2018-2019 Bud & Wanda Smalley Scholar at SWOSU with locations in Weatherford and Sayre.

Madge Lenz Jordan Scholars Named at SWOSU

08.22.2018 - Southwestern Oklahoma State University students Jaden Brown of Boise City, Brianna Burk of Stillwater, Katy Elmore of Purcell and Boubacar Wane of the Republic of Mali have been named the 2018-2019 Madge Lenz Jordan Scholars by the SWOSU Foundation, Inc., in Weatherford.

Students Attend Final 2018 New Student Orientation at SWOSU

08.16.2018 - A total of 983 incoming freshmen attended one of the NSO programs in preparation for the current 2018 fall semester.

SWOSU Students Attend Disaster Preparedness Workshop

08.15.2018 - Six Southwestern Oklahoma State University students in Weatherford recently participated in an Oklahoma Medical Reserve Corps (OKMRC) externship and, as a result, will do a presentation this fall on disaster preparedness to high school students and the junior nursing class at SWOSU.

Barbara Patterson Named Interim Associate Dean at SWOSU

08.14.2018 - Dr. Barbara Patterson has been appointed Interim Associate Dean of the Southwestern Oklahoma State University School of Nursing and Allied Health Sciences on the Weatherford campus.

Seven Continuing Education Activities Planned at SWOSU

08.13.2018 - Southwestern Oklahoma State University is offering seven Continuing Education activities during the 2018 fall semester on the Weatherford campus.

SWOSU Students Named to Summer Honor Rolls

08.01.2018 - Southwestern Oklahoma State University at Weatherford has announced both the President’s and Dean’s Honor Rolls for the 2018 summer semester.

SWOSU Fall Semester Classes Start August 20

07.26.2018 - Fall semester classes begin August 20 at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford and Sayre, and enrollment continues for students who want to begin or continue their educational endeavors at SWOSU.

SWOSU Music Students to Benefit from Joyce Teghtmeyer Scholarship Fund

07.24.2018 - Students studying in the Department of Music at Southwestern Oklahoma State University (SWOSU) are the beneficiaries of a new scholarship fund established by Weatherford resident, musician and recent SWOSU retiree Joyce Teghtmeyer.