Latest Administration, Faculty, & Staff News Releases


New SWOSU Faculty Prepare for School Year

08.22.2019 - Southwestern Oklahoma State University’s new faculty recently met to prepare for the 2019-20 school year.

Nathan Brooks Named Chair of SWOSU Engineering Technology Department

08.20.2019 - Nathan Brooks has been named chair of the Department of Engineering Technology at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford.

Jonna Myers Named Director of Graduate Programs at SWOSU Everett Dobson School of Business and Technology

08.20.2019 - Jonna Myers has been named director of graduate programs for Southwestern Oklahoma State University’s Everett Dobson School of Business and Technology (Dobson SBT) in Weatherford.

SWOSU’s Everett Dobson School of Business & Technology Wins Awards and Granted Accreditation

07.31.2019 - Southwestern Oklahoma State University’s Everett Dobson School of Business and Technology in Weatherford was recently honored for having achieved accreditation from the Accreditation Council of Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), and a SWOSU faculty member received an outstanding award.

Evert Attends NSF High Performance Computing Community Event

07.19.2019 - Dr. Jeremy Evert, assistant professor in the Southwestern Oklahoma State University Department of Computer Science & Engineering Technology, was one of a small group of faculty from 10 states to participate in the 2nd annual Community Building for High-Performance Computing Curriculum Development event held recently in Tulsa.

SWOSU Hosts Summer Picnic & Activities for Alumni and Friends

07.11.2019 - Southwestern Oklahoma State University recently hosted its annual summer picnic on the lawn of the historic Burton House on the Weatherford campus.

Dr. Randy Curry Appointed to the Oklahoma Health Care Authority Board

06.20.2019 - Dr. Randy Curry, rural health coordinator for the Southwestern Oklahoma State University College of Pharmacy in Weatherford, has been appointed to the board of the Oklahoma Health Care Authority.

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.