Retirement Reception Planned Thursday for SWOSU-Sayre's Dr. Jim James


A retirement reception for Dr. Jim James will be held this Thursday, September 29, on the Southwestern Oklahoma State University campus in Sayre.

The reception honoring Dr. James, dean of the College of the Associate & Applied Sciences, will be held at 2:30 p.m. in the Bulldog Café in the Student Union on the Sayre campus.

The event is open to those in area communities who have known and worked with Dr. James through his years at Sayre and would like to wish he and his wife, Peggy, well in their future years.

The reception is to honor the 10 years of service Dr. James provided as the dean of the Sayre campus. President Randy Beutler and Provost Dr. Blake Sonobe will be in attendance to commemorate his tenure along with the faculty and staff of the college.

The Sayre campus has undergone many changes during Dr. James stewardship including the introduction of new degree plans, improvements to buildings and technology and growing enrollment.