Parent's Day Activities Planned September 13 at SWOSU

A wide variety of Parent's Day activities are planned for Saturday, September 13, at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford.

Among the scheduled activities during the day are a pancake breakfast, tailgating featuring live music and free food, an SWOSU art show, academic departmental open houses and tours, and SWOSU football. Also, students will have the opportunity to win three $800 scholarships that will be given away.

The scholarships are made possible by participating businesses. Students or family members can register for the scholarship drawing from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. at participating businesses. The winners will be announced at halftime of the 6 p.m. football game between SWOSU and Arkansas Tech University.

Additional information about the events is available by calling the SWOSU Office of Institutional Advancement at 580.774.3267. The lineup of events includes:

SWOSU Parent’s Day 2014

Pancake Breakfast
Men & Women’s Basketball Fundraiser
8-10:30 am SWOSU Memorial Student Union-Grill
Weatherford Sales 9 am-5 pm Weatherford Businesses
*Register for tuition drawings sponsored by Weatherford Merchants
School of Business
Open House & Tours
Raspberry Pi demonstration (credit card sized computer) – Rachel Hurt
10 am-Noon Stafford Bldg.
SWOSU Art Show & Sale
Face Painting & Tours
10 am-2 pm SWOSU Art Bldg.
Chemistry & Physics
Tours of labs & facilities
Hands-on demonstrations & games
Student research poster presentations
Blue and White “Dipping Dots” ice cream (the ice cream of the future…today)
10 am-3 pm Chemistry/Physics/Pharmacy Bldg.
College of Pharmacy
Lab demonstrations
1-3 pm Chemistry/Physics/Pharmacy Bldg., Rm. 314
Engineering Technology
Lab Tours and Meet our Faculty
Drafting and Design Lab – Dr. Baugher
Electronics Lab – Dr. Li
Materials Testing Lab – Mr. Bryant
Metals Fabrication Lab – Mr. Brooks
Power Systems Lab & Lunar Rover Competition – Ms. Albrightson
Robotics Lab & FTC Robotics Competition – Mr. Fitzgerald
1-3 pm Technology Stone Bldg.
Allied Health
Health Science Open House
1-3 pm Old Science Bldg., 2nd Floor
Biological Sciences
Lab demonstrations
Early 1900’s Scrapbook collection
1-3 pm Old Science Bldg., 3rd Floor
College of Arts & Sciences
Open House
1-3 pm Old Science Bldg., 2nd Floor
Social Sciences
Open House
1-3 pm Old Science Bldg. 1st & 2nd Floors
Simulation Lab Demonstration & Tours
1-3 pm Parker Hall, Rm. 102
Student research poster presentations
Research project & equipment demonstrations
1-3 pm Parker Hall, 2nd Floor
Communication & Theatre
Tours & Face Painting
1-3 pm SWOSU Hilltop Theatre
Open House
1-3 pm Campbell Bldg., 3rd Floor
Athletic Training
Tours & Demonstrations
1-3 pm Rankin Williams, Rm. 104
Tours & Demonstrations
1-3 pm Rankin Williams, Rm. 103
Open House & Smart Board Demonstrations
1-3 pm Hibler Education Center, Rm. 117
SWOSU Tailgating
Live music – NICNOS Parking Area
Jiggs BBQ provided by ResLife
Code Blue TV’s
SWOSU Cook-off Challenge (chicken) 2-5pm
1-6 pm Milam Stadium West Side
The Pride of the Great Southwest Marching Band 5 pm Milam Stadium West Side Parking Area
Football Game
SWOSU vs. University of Arkansas Tech
6 pm Milam Stadium
*Scholarship winner announced at halftime.