Latest Academics News Releases


High School Seniors Selected for SWOSU President’s Leadership Class

04.23.2019 - Seventeen high school seniors have been selected to the President’s Leadership Class (PLC) for 2019-20 at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford.

High School Students Enroll at SWOSU

04.22.2019 - A total of 589 high school seniors has enrolled for the 2019 fall semester at Southwestern Oklahoma State University as part of the first three sessions of the New Student Orientation Program on the Weatherford campus.

SWOSU Wind Symphony Concert is Friday

04.17.2019 - The SWOSU Wind Symphony will perform a free concert this Friday, April 19, on the Weatherford campus.

SWOSU Commencement Ceremonies Planned May 2-4

04.17.2019 - Southwestern Oklahoma State University will hold commencement activities May 2-4 on the Weatherford and Sayre campuses, and all five ceremonies will be livestreamed.

SWOSU Students Win Biology Awards

04.17.2019 - Southwestern Oklahoma State University’s Department of Biological Sciences recently held its annual honors banquet on the Weatherford campus. Scholarships and awards were presented to outstanding biology students at the end-of-academic year ceremony.

Blake Bustin to Speak at SWOSU-Sayre Commencement

04.17.2019 - Southwestern Oklahoma State University-Sayre will host its 75th commencement Thursday, May 2, and speaker for the evening will be Blake Bustin, vice president of Great Plains Bank in Elk City.

Lisa Friesen Named Director of the SWOSU Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning

04.16.2019 - Lisa Friesen has been named director of the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford.

Four SWOSU Students Finish in Top Three at Vocal Music State Contest

04.16.2019 - Four Southwestern Oklahoma State University students in Weatherford recently finished in the top three at the state competition of the National Association of the Teachers of Singing (NATS) held April 13 in Norman.

SWOSU Biology Students and Chapter Win Awards at Tri Beta

04.15.2019 - Eleven Southwestern Oklahoma State University biology students recently presented their research findings at the Beta Beta Beta (National Biology Honor Society) South Central Region Convention held in Cedar Hill (TX).

SWOSU 2018-19 PLC Honored at Banquet

04.11.2019 - J.D. Strong, director of the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation, was guest speaker at the 13th annual Southwestern Oklahoma State University President’s Leadership Class (PLC) banquet held recently on the Weatherford campus.

SWOSU Physics Students Win Awards and Engage with Former NASA Flight Director

04.11.2019 - Southwestern Oklahoma State University physics students were recently honored with awards and heard remarks from former NASA Flight Director Gene Kranz at the 2019 Physics Alumni and Awards Banquet held at the Stafford Air & Space Museum in Weatherford.

SWOSU Pharmacy Students Win Awards

04.11.2019 - Southwestern Oklahoma State University’s College of Pharmacy recently held its annual honors and awards convocation on the Weatherford campus.

High School Seniors Attend First SWOSU NSO

04.08.2019 - A total of 201 high school seniors enrolled for the 2019 fall semester at Southwestern Oklahoma State University as part of the first of six sessions of the New Student Orientation program on the Weatherford campus.

SWOSU Phi Beta Lambda Students Win Top Awards

04.08.2019 - Members of the Southwestern Oklahoma State University Phi Beta Lambda chapter in Weatherford recently won 15 state championship awards and seven runner-up awards at the 2019 Oklahoma FBLA–PBL State Leadership Conference held in Oklahoma City.

SWOSU Libraries Sponsoring Food for Fines! Program

04.05.2019 - Southwestern Oklahoma State University Libraries is having a Food for Fines! Program starting on April 7 in celebration of National Library Week.

Elementary Career Day Planned Tuesday at SWOSU

04.05.2019 - An Elementary Career Day is planned Tuesday, April 9, for area first grade students at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford.

SWOSU Pharmacy Students Advance to Final Round of Research Challenge Competition

04.04.2019 - Southwestern Oklahoma State University College of Pharmacy students (from left) Raven Hayworth of Claremore, Brianna Hassett of Oklahoma City and Kayla Woods of Perry have advanced to the third round of the National Clinical Research Challenge, an event hosted by the American College of Clinical Pharmacy.

Burgess Represents SWOSU in Research Day at the Capitol

04.03.2019 - Southwestern Oklahoma State University student Emily Burgess of Weatherford was one of 22 undergraduate student researchers, representing 16 Oklahoma colleges and universities, who recently gathered at the State Capitol for the 24th annual Research Day at the Capitol.

Dick Pryor Speaking at SWOSU on April 9

04.01.2019 - Dick Pryor, general manager of KGOU Radio, will speak Tuesday, April 9, at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford.

SWOSU’s Kamuela Ahuna Named Newman Civic Fellow

03.27.2019 - Southwestern Oklahoma State University student Kamuela Ahuna of Foster (Bray-Doyle) has been named named a 2019 Newman Civic Fellow by Campus Compact as part of a group of 262 students nationwide.