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Oklahoma Aspiring Educations Association Club Spotlight

Oklahoma Aspiring Educations Association Club Spotlight

Morgan Cox September 29, 2022

Recently SWOSU had an organization fair where the Oklahoma Aspiring Educators Association had a booth that had information about OAEA as well as the bigger group Oklahoma Educators Association. OAEA...

SWOSU Esports Tryouts Held Early in Semester

SWOSU Esports Tryouts Held Early in Semester

Kade Kimble, Sports Reporter September 12, 2022

The SWOSU Esports program returned this school year, and some changes have been made to the program. One of the more prominent changes was the addition of Valorant. Valorant was the latest addition...

The SWOSU Organization Fair is Fast Approaching

The SWOSU Organization Fair is Fast Approaching

Rodney Pryor, General Assignment Reporter August 31, 2022

A new school semester comes with fresh experiences, new classes, and for incoming first-year students, an unfamiliar environment. The transition from a 3-month break to college — or from high school...

Relay for Life event on campus

Relay for Life event on campus

Penelope Lackey, News Reporter April 22, 2022

On Friday, April 22, SWOSU is holding the American Cancer Society's relay for life at SWOSU’s Wellness Center. Relay for Life is an annual event held to remember and support those who have battled...

Relay for Life returning to Custer-Beckham Counties

Relay for Life returning to Custer-Beckham Counties

Makylah Hunt, Reporter April 18, 2022

SWOSU will be hosting the annual Relay for Life to raise money for cancer research and enjoy the company of others who have been affected by cancer. The event begins in the SWOSU Wellness Center at...

Blood donor 1: It’s a relaxed atmosphere as donors participate in the Oklahoma Blood Drive held on campus April 4-5.

Feel Good, Give Blood

Makylah Hunt April 12, 2022

The Oklahoma Blood Institute visited SWOSU encouraging students to give blood to meet the state supply demand as well as raise funds for Ukraine.   OBI visits SWOSU about every 56 days and...

Phi Delta Theta Teeter-Totter-a-Thon fundraiser

Phi Delta Theta Teeter-Totter-a-Thon fundraiser

Rachel Masson, Online Editor April 11, 2022

  From April 12-14, SWOSU fraternity Phi Delta Theta will be hosting their Teeter-Totter-a-Thon fundraiser to raise money for the LiveLikeLou foundation.  The LiveLikeLou Foundation is committed...

World Languages Week Activities Planned First Week of April at SWOSU

World Languages Week Activities Planned First Week of April at SWOSU

SWOSU PR April 3, 2022

The fifth annual World Languages Week will be celebrated at Southwestern Oklahoma State University April 4-7 on the Weatherford campus. The event will be held virtually through ZOOM; everyone interested...

Explore “Return to College” Events Planned at SWOSU

Explore “Return to College” Events Planned at SWOSU

SWOSU PR March 27, 2022

Southwestern Oklahoma State University will help Oklahomans who have successfully completed some college coursework, but have not yet finished a college degree, with a unique opportunity to submit college...

SWOSU Opera Workshop will present a collection of scenes from the musical theatre and opera worlds on Friday and Saturday, March 11-12, on the Weatherford campus. Among those performing are (from left): Laura Lee Julian, adjunct faculty; Alexandrea Fife, Mustang; Lo’ren Niko Ballard, Katy, TX; Piper Smith, Lake Odessa, MI; Kimberly Berkenbile, Oklahoma City; and Jayley Wingard, Mustang.

SWOSU Opera Workshop Sets Performances for March 11-12

SWOSU PR March 7, 2022

SWOSU Opera Workshop will present a collection of scenes from the musical theatre and opera worlds on Friday and Saturday, March 11-12, on the Weatherford campus. Performances will be at 7 p.m. in the...

 Members of the SWOSU Asian-American Student Association pose with costumes for the 2020 Lunar New Year celebration. Last year’s festival was cancelled because of COVID precautions.

Lunar New Year Festival

Jisu Lim March 3, 2022

The Lunar New Year Festival at SWOSU is intended to spread Asian-American culture and bring good luck and festivities to the campus and community.  This year's Lunar New Year Day Festival, hosted by...

SWOSU Jazz Ensembles and jazz combos will perform the music of Miles Davis, Freddie Hubbard and others March 10 in the Fine Arts Center Auditorium. (SWOSU Public Relations file photo)

Jazz Ensembles

Claudia Perez March 3, 2022

SWOSU Jazz Ensembles A, B, as well as the jazz combos will be performing at the Fine Arts Center Auditorium on March 10, starting at 7 p.m. The concert is free and open to the public.  “Graduate...

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