Latest Alumni & Foundation News Releases


Nominations Being Accepted for SWOSU Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame

10.15.2018 - Nominations to the prestigious Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame at Southwestern Oklahoma State University (SWOSU) in Weatherford and Sayre are now being accepted with a deadline of December 1.

SWOSU Near You Event Takes Place in OKC

10.15.2018 - Southwestern Oklahoma State University alumni and friends in the Oklahoma City area met recently to reconnect, fellowship and to visit with SWOSU President Dr. Randy L. Beutler.

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.

Marquis Family Supports SWOSU Pharmacy Students with Major Gift

09.17.2018 - The family of the late Dr. Sara Nell (Bergstrom) Marquis has made significant investments in students studying pharmacy at Southwestern Oklahoma State University (SWOSU) with locations in Weatherford and Sayre.

SWOSU Reach Higher Grad Reaches Out to Regents

09.10.2018 - Southwestern Oklahoma State University Reach Higher Program graduate Belinda Graham of Willow spoke about the positive impact of SWOSU and Reach Higher in her life and career at the September meeting of the Oklahoma State Regents of Higher Education.

SWOSU Near You Gathering Held In Midland

09.06.2018 - Southwestern Oklahoma State University alumni and friends in the Midland (TX) area met recently to reconnect, fellowship and to visit with SWOSU President Dr. Randy L. Beutler. The gathering was part of the SWOSU Alumni Association’s “SWOSU Near You!” series of events held throughout Oklahoma, Texas and neighboring states.

Oliver Named Bill & Elois Muncy Scholar at SWOSU

09.06.2018 - Southwestern Oklahoma State University (SWOSU) student Jennifer Oliver of Watonga has been named the 2018-2019 Bill & Elois Muncy Scholar by the SWOSU Foundation, Inc., in Weatherford.

SWOSU 2018 Homecoming Theme is “The Main Event!”

08.24.2018 - Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford will celebrate its 2018 Homecoming on Saturday, November 10, with a wide variety of festivities planned that day as well as several days in advance.

Bud & Wanda Smalley Scholar Named at SWOSU

08.22.2018 - Southwestern Oklahoma State University (SWOSU) student Cassandra Purintun of Hinton has been named the 2018-2019 Bud & Wanda Smalley Scholar at SWOSU with locations in Weatherford and Sayre.

SWOSU Partners with Timothy T. Day Foundation to Enhance Business Enterprise Center

08.20.2018 - Southwestern Oklahoma State University (SWOSU) with campuses in Weatherford and Sayre is delighted to announce an exciting new collaboration with the Timothy T. Day Foundation, a non-profit organization based in Phoenix (AZ), dedicated to improving facilities and programs at educational institutions that strengthen free enterprise and economic development.

SWOSU Near You Gathering Held in Denver

08.08.2018 - Southwestern Oklahoma State University alumni and friends in the Denver (CO) area met recently to reconnect, fellowship and to visit with SWOSU President Dr. Randy L. Beutler.

SWOSU Music Students to Benefit from Joyce Teghtmeyer Scholarship Fund

07.24.2018 - Students studying in the Department of Music at Southwestern Oklahoma State University (SWOSU) are the beneficiaries of a new scholarship fund established by Weatherford resident, musician and recent SWOSU retiree Joyce Teghtmeyer.

SWOSU Awards First-Ever Authentic Journalism Scholarship

07.12.2018 - Southwestern Oklahoma State University student Michelle Taylor of Canute has been named SWOSU’s first-ever Jack B. Shelton & Walter Crouch Scholar.

SWOSU Launches New Planned Giving Program

07.11.2018 - Southwestern Oklahoma State University (SWOSU) with campus locations in Weatherford and Sayre has benefitted tremendously from investments made through private charitable giving.

SWOSU Awards Scholarship in Honor of Florence Ann Hutchison

06.28.2018 - The late Florence Ann (Hoskins) Hutchison was a much-loved figure in the Memorial Student Center at Southwestern Oklahoma State University (SWOSU) in Weatherford.

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.

SWOSU Alumni Picnic Planned June 15

05.24.2018 - A Southwestern Oklahoma State University alumni picnic is planned Friday, June 15, in conjunction with the 28th annual Heartland Car Cruise in Weatherford.

ProPetro Scholars Program Established At SWOSU

05.18.2018 - Southwestern Oklahoma State University (SWOSU) alumnus Jordan Frosch (SWOSU Class of 2009) has partnered with the SWOSU Business Enterprise Center (BEC) to establish SWOSU’s first ever oil and gas industry internship through ProPetro Services Inc.

Everett Dobson Golf Tournament Raises $40,000 for SWOSU Student-Athletes

05.15.2018 - Southwestern Oklahoma State University (SWOSU) recently hosted its 3rd annual Everett Dobson Golf Tournament at Oak Tree National in Edmond.

SWOSU Foundation Coordinates “Thank-A-Dawg”

05.14.2018 - The Southwestern Oklahoma State University (SWOSU) Foundation, Inc. recently hosted a “Thank-A-Dawg” event on the Weatherford campus.