Reception and Retirement Dinner This Friday and Saturday for SWOSU President John Hays


A reception and retirement dinner for Southwestern Oklahoma State University President John M. Hays is this Friday and Saturday, January 29-30, on the Weatherford campus.

On Friday, SWOSU will host a reception for Dr. Hays from 2-4 p.m. in the Memorial Student Center Ballroom. The public is invited to attend.

Then on Saturday evening, the dinner is planned at 6:30 p.m. in the Memorial Student Center Ballroom on the SWOSU campus. The event is sold out.

Dr. Hays is being recognized for his 30 years of service and leadership that he has given the SWOSU community and Oklahoma.

SWOSU Provost Dr. Blake Sonobe said a scholarship fund has been established in honor of Hays. The President John Hays Leadership Scholarship will be awarded to deserving students who have demonstrated leadership abilities, potential and are active in campus life. Contributions to the fund can be sent to the SWOSU Foundation, 100 Campus Drive, Weatherford OK 73096.