Latest Administration, Faculty, & Staff News Releases


Joshua Engle Named Dean of Students at SWOSU

06.18.2019 - Joshua Engle is the new Dean of Students at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford.

Dr. Tim Hubin Named Chair of SWOSU Department of Chemistry & Physics

06.17.2019 - Dr. Tim Hubin has been named chair of the Department of Chemistry & Physics at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford.

Angela Gore to Lead SWOSU Nursing Department and MSN Program

06.13.2019 - Dr. Angela Gore has been named chair of the Department of Nursing and director of the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree program at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford.

Weather Related Closing

05.20.2019 - Due to the high potential of severe storms in the area, SWOSU campuses Weatherford & Sayre will close at 1:30 p.m. today.

SWOSU Faculty Receive Promotions and Tenure

05.14.2019 - Twelve Southwestern Oklahoma State University faculty members have been awarded promotions, and 10 faculty members have received tenure effective with the Fall 2019 semester.

SWOSU Business Professor Considered for International Teaching Award

05.14.2019 - Southwestern Oklahoma State University Assistant Professor Dr. Amanda Evert is one of 11 regional candidates being considered for an International Teaching Excellence Award from the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

Candlelight Vigil Scheduled Thursday at SWOSU in Honor of Cindy Dougherty

05.01.2019 - Southwestern Oklahoma State University students are organizing a candlelight vigil in honor of the late Cindy Dougherty, recently retired Dean of Students at SWOSU.

SWOSU Faculty Selected for Instructional Excellence Academy

04.30.2019 - Southwestern Oklahoma State University faculty have been selected to participate in Class 2 of the SWOSU Instructional Excellence Academy on the Weatherford campus.

SWOSU Pair Completes OSRHE Student Affairs Leadership Academy

04.30.2019 - Two Southwestern Oklahoma State University employees—Heather Hummel and Jordan Selman—were recently recognized for completing the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education’s Council on Student Affairs 2018-19 Leadership Academy.

Marci Grant Wins State Regents' Council for Online Learning Excellence Award

04.25.2019 - Marci Grant, director of the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford, was presented with the Oklahoma Online Excellence Award for Individual Leadership.

Radonna Sawatzky Named Food Services Director at SWOSU

04.19.2019 - Radonna Sawatzky has been named director of food services at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford.

Brandy Awards Presented to Three SWOSU Employees

04.18.2019 - Students and employees in the Southwestern Oklahoma State University Dean of Students office recently sponsored its annual staff appreciation week with various activities, including a pizza luncheon on the Weatherford campus.

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.

Dr. Amanda Evert Wins 2019 Bernhardt Academic Excellence Award at SWOSU

03.13.2019 - Dr. Amanda Evert, assistant professor and Everett Dobson Chair of Marketing in the School of Business & Technology at Southwestern Oklahoma State University, is the winner of the Bernhardt Academic Excellence Award for 2019 at SWOSU.

SWOSU’s Administrative Issues Journal Revamps Board

03.07.2019 - Dr. Todd Wiggen, assistant professor in the Everett Dobson School of Business & Technology at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford, recently assumed the role of editor-in-chief of the Administrative Issues Journal (AIJ).

Dr. Jason L. Johnson Named Dean of the SWOSU College of Arts & Sciences

03.05.2019 - Dr. Jason L Johnson has been named Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford.

Garrett King Named Trustee of America’s Public Television Stations

02.18.2019 - Garrett T. King, assistant to the president and director of institutional advancement at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford, has been elected to the Board of Directors of America's Public Television Stations (APTS).

Column on Graduation Rates by SWOSU President Randy Beutler

01.24.2019 - As we are starting to hear more about college graduation rates, I think it is important to understand how these numbers are calculated, what they include, and what they do not include.

Higher Education Chancellor Presents 2019 Legislative Agenda at SWOSU

01.11.2019 - Strengthening Oklahoma’s workforce pipeline through degree and certificate completion continues to be the state system of higher education’s top priority.