Parent’s Day at SWOSU to be Celebrated September 30

Parent’s Day at SWOSU to be Celebrated September 30

Many activities are planned for Parent's Day 2017 at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford on Saturday, September 30.

Everyone is invited to any or all of the events.

Among the scheduled activities during the day are a pancake breakfast, Dawgmart craft show, tailgating featuring live music and free food, academic departmental open houses and tours, and SWOSU football. In addition, students will have the opportunity to win three $1,000 scholarships that will be given away.

The scholarships are made possible by 45 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 East Central University.

Additional information about the events is available at the following link at or calling the SWOSU Office of Institutional Advancement at (580) 774-3267.

The lineup of events includes:

Pancake Breakfast - 8 - 10 a.m. - SWOSU Memorial Student Union - Grill

  • Men and Women’s Basketball Fundraiser

Weatherford Sales - 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. - Weatherford Businesses

*Register for tuition drawings sponsored by Weatherford Merchants 

Wings Over Weatherford - Bombers, Biplanes & More - 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. - Stafford Air & Space Museum, 3000 Frontage Road

Dawgmart Craft Show - 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. - Pioneer Cellular Events Center

Business & Computer Science - 10 a.m. - noon - Stafford Building

  • Open House and Tours

Biological Sciences - 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. - Old Science Building, 2nd Floor

  • Facility Tours and Hands-On Activities

Chemistry & Physics - 11 a.m.  - 2 p.m. - Chemistry/Physics/Pharmacy Building

  • Tours of Labs and Facilities - Pharmacy Building
  • Hands-On Demonstrations and Games
  • Chemistry Club Cook-Out

College of Professional & Graduate Studies - 1 - 3 p.m. - Education Building, Room 117

  • Open House

Art, Communication & Theatre - 1 to 3 p.m. - SWOSU Art Building

  • Open House
  • Performance of The Velveteen Rabbit - 2 p.m. - SWOSU Hilltop Theatre

Engineering Technology - 1 - 3 p.m. Technology Stone Building

  • Meet the Faculty and Lab Tours

College of Pharmacy - 1 - 3 p.m. - Chemistry/Physics/ Pharmacy

  • Lab demonstrations - Rooms CPP 311, 314 and 321

Social Sciences - 1 - 3 p.m. - Old Science Building

  • Open House - 1st and 2nd Floors

Kinesiology - 2 - 3 p.m. - Rankin Williams Field House-

  • Open House - Old Gym, Room 107

SWOSU Tailgate Pit Party - 1 - 6 p.m. - Milam Stadium West Side Parking Area

  • Free Food and Drinks - Jiggs BBQ
  • Live music – Aaron Woods Band
  • Rock Wall and Inflatable Games
  • Code Blue “Living Room” & TVs
  • SWOSU Cook-off Challenge (BBQ) 2 - 5 p.m.

The Pride of the Great Southwest - 5 p.m. SWOSU Clock Tower

  • Marching Band Pregame Concert

Football Game  - 6 p.m. - Milam Stadium

  • SWOSU vs East Central University
  • Scholarship winners announced at half-time

Participating sponsors in the Parent’s Day scholarship giveaway are:

8 Point Boutique



Benchwarmer Brown’s Sports Grill

Best Western Plus

Casa Soto Restaurant

Caulkins Conoco

Comfort Inn

Cummins Auto Group

Deep Creek Burger and Pizza Company

Eagle Pharmacy

Fairfield Inn and Suites

FIT Weatherford

Health Express Pharmacy

In Fine Feather Boutique

It's All About Moi

Kelley Jewelers

Kings Flower Shop

La Quinta

Little Caesars Pizza


Miss Trudy’s Past and Present

More Than Medicine

Nabors Shoe Center

NAPA Auto Parts

Outlaw Promotions


Pioneer Cellular

Pizza Hut


Ratcliffe’s Textbooks

RX Brew

Solstice Tanning and Boutique

Southern Sass Suds and Sweets

Stafford Air and Space Museum

Taco Mayo

Tautfest Furniture

The Aquarium Pet Store

The Cup

The Help Desk

The Kloset

The Wandering Gypsy

University Bookstore

Uptown MarketPlace

Weatherford Ace Home Center and Lumber Company