Parent's Day Activities Planned September 12 at SWOSU

A big day is planned for Parent's Day 2015 at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford on Saturday, September 12.

Among the scheduled activities during the day are a pancake breakfast, tailgating featuring live music and free food, 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 31 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 the University of Arkansas-Monticello.

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 2015




Pancake Breakfast

Men & Women's Basketball Fundraiser

8-10:30 am

SWOSU Memorial Student Union-Grill

Bulldog Bazaar

Arts & Craft Show

9 am-5 pm

Wellness Center

Weatherford Sales

*Register for tuition drawings sponsored by Weatherford Merchants    

9 am-5 pm

Weatherford Businesses

School of Business

Open House & Tours

10 am-12 pm 

Stafford Bldg.

Art, Communication, & Theatre

Art Show & Tours

Face Painting & Puppy Paw Tattoos

10 am-2 pm

1-3 pm

SWOSU Art Bldg.

SWOSU Hilltop Theatre

Chemistry & Physics

Tours of labs & facilities

10 am-3 pm

Chemistry/Physics/Pharmacy Bldg.

Hands-on demonstration & games

Student research poster presentations

Blue & White "Dipping Dots" ice cream

Biological Sciences

Facility Tours & Hands-on Activities

10 am-1 pm

Old Science Bldg. 2nd floor

Make a DNA Model You Can Eat!

Allied Health 

Health Science Open House

11 am-12 pm  

Old Science Bldg. 2nd floor

SWOSU Museum

Open for Tours

12-3 pm

SWOSU Main Street Bldg.

College of Pharmacy

Lab demonstrations 

1-3 pm

Chemistry/Physics/Pharmacy Rm 314

Engineering Technology

Lab Tours and Meet our Faculty

1-3 pm

Technology Stone Bldg

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

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 floor


Open House and Tours

1-3 pm

Parker Hall Rm 102


Student research poster presentations

1-3 pm

Parker Hall 2nd floor

Research project & Equipment demonstration


Open House

1-3 pm

Campbell Bldg. 3rd floor

Athletic Training

Open House

1-3 pm

Pioneer Cellular Event Center Rm ATR

Rankin Williams, Rooms 104-105


Open House

1-3 pm

Rankin Williams Rm 107

SWOSU Tailgating

Live music Jason Young Band

1-6 pm

Milam Stadium West Side Parking Area

Jiggs BBQ provided by ResLife

Game On Party Truck

Code Blue TV’s

SWOSU Cook-off Challenge (seafood) 2-5pm

The Pride of the Great Southwest

Marching Band


Milam Stadium West Side Parking Area

Football Game

SWOSU vs. University of Arkansas-Monticello


Milam Stadium

*Scholarship winner announced at halftime