Latest Academics News Releases


SWOSU Students Scheduled to Complete Degrees after 2018 Fall Semester

12.11.2018 - A total of 438 students at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford complete requirements for either associate, bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral degrees after the 2018 fall semester.

SWOSU Offering Theory of Flight Course

12.11.2018 - A beginning flight class will be offered during the upcoming 2019 spring semester by Southwestern Oklahoma State University’s Department of Engineering Technology in conjunction with the Stafford Air and Space Museum in Weatherford.

SWOSU Hosts 26th annual Research and Scholarly Activity Fair

12.06.2018 - More than 100 Southwestern Oklahoma State University students and faculty participated in the recent 26th annual Research and Scholarly Activity Fair on the Weatherford campus.

SWOSU Students Win Top Awards at Oklahoma Academy of Science Meeting

12.04.2018 - Two students at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford recently won honors at the 2018 Oklahoma Academy of Science (OAS) state meeting held in November.

New Works Festival Planned December 3 at SWOSU

11.29.2018 - Southwestern Oklahoma State University’s Department of Art, Communication and Theatre is presenting a New Works Festival this Monday, December 3, at 7 p.m. in the SWOSU Hilltop Theatre on the Weatherford campus.

Reach Higher Program for Working Adults Offered at SWOSU

11.26.2018 - Southwestern Oklahoma State University (SWOSU) continues to offer the Reach Higher: FlexFinish program, designed for working adults that have already completed an Associate’s degree or have at least 60 hours of previous college credit with hopes of earning a Bachelor’s degree.

SWOSU Symphony Orchestra Plans November 27 Concert

11.20.2018 - Southwestern Oklahoma State University’s Symphony Orchestra will present its second concert of the fall semester on Tuesday, November 27, on the Weatherford campus.

Five Study Abroad Programs Being Offered by SWOSU

11.19.2018 - Southwestern Oklahoma State University is offering five study abroad programs in March and May 2019.

SWOSU Hosts Oklahoma Academy of Science Meeting

11.13.2018 - Around 160 faculty and students from 18 institutions in Oklahoma, Arkansas and Texas recently attended the 107th annual technical meeting of the Oklahoma Academy of Science held on the Southwestern Oklahoma State University campus in Weatherford.

SWOSU to Start Instructional Excellence Academy

11.09.2018 - Southwestern Oklahoma State University has announced a new initiative to provide resources to university instructors who wish to improve teaching and learning in their classrooms.

SWOSU Staging Christmas Crisis at Mistletoe Mesa

11.09.2018 - Melodrama Christmas Crisis at Mistletoe Mesa will be featured November 16-17 at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford.

SWOSU Announces Rover Challenge Team

10.30.2018 - Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford has announced its SWOSU NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge Team for the 2018-2019 school year.

SWOSU Criminal Justice Club Places Second in Regional Quiz Bowl

10.30.2018 - Southwestern Oklahoma State University’s Criminal Justice Student Association in Weatherford recently placed second in an undergraduate quiz bowl at the Southwestern Association of Criminal Justice (SWACJ) annual conference held in San Antonio (TX).

Streams Affected by Mining Activity are Focus of SWOSU Program

10.25.2018 - A program on remediating streams that have been affected by mining activity will be held this Wednesday, October 31, at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford.

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.