SWOSU Student Named Brad Henry International Scholar

Will Robinson 

Southwestern Oklahoma State University student Will Robinson of Canton is one of 10 students from Oklahoma’s regional universities who have been designated Brad Henry International Scholars for the 2013-14 academic year.

The students will spend a semester participating in an international study abroad program at Swansea University in Wales. Robinson will be among six of the students who will spend the 2014 spring semester abroad.

The international study program, which was established by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education in June 2008, provides a $10,000 stipend for students to participate in a semester-long study abroad program affiliated with Swansea. Academic credit for this program will be awarded by SWOSU.

Robinson is majoring in political science with a minor in accounting and international relations at SWOSU. After graduation, he will pursue a law degree. He is a member of the State Regents Student Advisory Board. Robinson is a recipient of the John and Mary Nichols and Gaylord-Pickens Oklahoma History scholarships and the General George C. Marshall Award. At SWOSU, he has been a member of the Student Senate, President’s  Leadership Class, Student Government Association, the 2013 spring semester Mind Games championship team and Young Democrats.

“Serving as a Brad Henry International Scholar gives students the opportunity to gain new experiences and a practical understanding of today’s global economy,” said Chancellor Glen D. Johnson. “We congratulate each of these students for this honor and recognize the academic achievements and leadership skills that will make them outstanding representatives of our colleges and universities.”