Latest Administration, Faculty, & Staff News Releases


Dr. Holly McKee Named SWOSU Department of Business Chair

12.06.2018 - Dr. Holly McKee, assistant professor in the Everett Dobson School of Business and Technology, has been named chair of the Department of Business at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford.

Ten Faculty Selected for Inaugural SWOSU Instructional Excellence Academy

12.05.2018 - Ten Southwestern Oklahoma State University faculty members have recently been selected to the inaugural class of the SWOSU Instructional Excellence Academy (IEA).

SWOSU Holds Dedication Ceremony of Mann Hall

11.19.2018 - Southwestern Oklahoma State University held a dedication ceremony of Mann Hall, a newly remodeled residence hall honoring Dr. Henrietta Mann, former president of the Cheyenne & Arapaho Tribal College and lifelong proponent of Native American education.

Cindi Albrightson Named Berrong Endowed Chair of Engineering Technology at SWOSU

10.31.2018 - Cindi Albrightson was recently selected by the faculty members of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering Technology as the Berrong Endowed Chair of Engineering Technology on the Weatherford campus.

SWOSU Professor to be Honored by Western National Parks Association

10.24.2018 - Dr. Siriporn Peters, assistant professor at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford, has been awarded the 2018 Western National Parks Association (WNPA) Stewart L. Udall Award.

SWOSU Pharmacy Foundation Elects and Honors Board Members

10.01.2018 - The Southwestern Oklahoma State University Pharmacy Alumni Foundation in Weatherford has elected Colby Brewster of Elk City and Richard Covington of Chandler to serve as members of the Board of Directors, and a long-time board member—Bryan Potter of Elk City—was honored for 43 years of service.

SWOSU Hosting RUSO Regents

09.19.2018 - Southwestern Oklahoma State University is hosting the September meeting of the Regional University System of Oklahoma (RUSO) regents this Thursday and Friday, September 20-21.

SWOSU Nursing Instructor Named to National Subcommittee

09.05.2018 - Carmen Nickel, instructor in the School of Nursing at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford, has been appointed by the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) to a national review subcommittee.

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 SAGE STEAM Camp Receives National STEM Award

08.15.2018 - Southwestern Oklahoma State University’s SAGE STEAM Camp for eighth grade girls has received the 2018 Inspiring Programs in STEM Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the largest and oldest diversity and inclusion publication in higher education.

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.

GEAR UP Program Now Has Office Location at SWOSU

08.13.2018 - Southwestern Oklahoma State University has a new program located on the Weatherford campus.

Dr. Robin Jones Appointed Interim Chair of SWOSU Art, Communication & Theatre Department

07.23.2018 - Southwestern Oklahoma State University Professor of Communication Dr. Robin Jones has been appointed by President Randy Beutler as Interim Chair of the Department of Art, Communication & Theatre.

SWOSU Wins 10 Awards from Oklahoma College Public Relations Association

07.23.2018 - Southwestern Oklahoma State University recently won 10 awards at the Oklahoma College Public Relations Association annual conference held at The Artesian Hotel in Sulphur.

Grant Receives Lifetime Achievement Award at International Conference

06.29.2018 - Dr. Peter Grant, Southwestern Oklahoma State University College of Arts & Sciences Dean and Bernhardt Professor of Biology in Weatherford, recently received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Committee of the International Conferences on Ephemeroptera.

SWOSU Assessment Center Offering Variety of Services in New Location

06.28.2018 - New happenings are taking place at the Assessment Center on the campus of Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford.

SWOSU Orchestra Leader Wins Second at International Competition

06.25.2018 - Dr. Hsuan-Yu Alex Lee, director of the orchestra program at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford, won second prize at the recent 2018 Smoky Mountain International Conducting Competition held in Waynesville (NC).

Jana Lou Scott Memorial Endowment Established at SWOSU

06.19.2018 - The late Jana Lou Scott (May 7, 1937 – February 28, 2018) served over three decades on the faculty of Southwestern Oklahoma State University (SWOSU) in Weatherford, including 16 years as chair of the Department of Education.

Event Center Director Speaks to State Regents about Fire Incident Command Center

06.12.2018 - Nate Downs, director of the Pioneer Cellular Event Center on the Southwestern Oklahoma State University campus in Weatherford, was recently invited to speak to the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education about SWOSU’s efforts with the huge Rhea Fire that burned over 285,000 acres in western Oklahoma in April-May.

Dr. Joel Kendall Named Associate Provost at SWOSU

05.24.2018 - Dr. Joel Kendall has been named the associate provost at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford.