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Delaware Resources Group Promotes SWOSU & Global Oklahoma

Oklahoma City-based Delaware Resources Group (DRG) recently paid tribute to Southwestern Oklahoma State University with campuses in Weatherford and Sayre as part of DRG’s “Global Oklahoma” promotional effort. 

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SWOSU Students Help Disaster Relief Efforts in Northwest Oklahoma

Members of the Baptist Collegiate Ministry at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford recently assisted in disaster relief efforts in northwest Oklahoma.

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Bud and Wanda Smalley Memorial Scholarship Established at SWOSU

It is scholarship season at the Southwestern Oklahoma State University Foundation in Weatherford, and among the newest scholarship funds established is the Bud & Wanda Smalley Memorial Scholarship Fund, which will benefit SWOSU students studying business at the junior and senior levels

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SWOSU Bass Fishing Bulldogs Gearing Up for Season

Southwestern Oklahoma State University student members of the Tournament Bass Fishing Club are gearing up for the 2017 spring season. 

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Personalized SWOSU State of Oklahoma License Plates

Check out the State of Oklahoma SWOSU License Plates!

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Okie Express Auto Wash Makes Gift to SWOSU Bulldog Angels Fund

Okie Express Auto Wash has made a generous contribution to the Southwestern Oklahoma State University Bulldog Angels Fund in Weatherford. 

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SWOSU Rodeo Alums Compete at International Finals Rodeo

Four alumnus of the SWOSU Rodeo team competed at the International Finals Rodeo (IFR) over the weekend at Jim Norwick Arena in Oklahoma City.

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SWOSU Bestows Annual Emeriti Honors

Four former Southwestern Oklahoma State University faculty were honored recently by the SWOSU Alumni Association during a reception held in the Skyview Suite of the Pioneer Cellular Events Center on the Weatherford campus.

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Three Selected for SWOSU Athletic Hall of Fame Induction

SWOSU Athletic Director Todd Thurman announced Wednesday that the department's Hall of Fame committee has selected three individuals for induction in the Class of 2017. Joining the SWOSU Hall of Fame this year will be Cord McCoy, Jet McCoy and Eugene Wilton.

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The Gentlemen of Hip-Hop Coming to SWOSU

The Gentlemen of Hip-Hop, an all-male contemporary dance company from Houston (TX), will perform Thursday, February 2, at Southwestern Oklahoma State University as part of the university’s Panorama series.

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Evans & Davis Makes Gift to SWOSU Bulldog Angels Fund

Evans & Davis, PLLC, of Edmond has made a generous contribution to the Southwestern Oklahoma State University Bulldog Angels Fund in Weatherford.

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Sage Kimzey Secures Third Consecutive Bull Riding World Championship

LAS VEGAS – The hunt for the 2016 Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) Bull Riding World Championship came down to the 10th and final round of the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo (NFR) on Saturday night, when SWOSU Rodeo alum Sage Kimzey scored 83.0 points on his final ride to finish third in the average while securing his third straight World Championship. 

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SWOSU Foundation Takes Part in #GivingTuesday on November 29th

The Southwestern Oklahoma State University Foundation in Weatherford will participate in #GivingTuesday, a global event promoting generosity and giving through the power of social media, on Tuesday, November 29th,


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Weatherford Merchants to Celebrate SWOSU Homecoming

“Our long partnership with the merchants and retailers in Weatherford is one reason that SWOSU is such a special place,” said SWOSU Homecoming Committee Chair Garrett King. “We cannot say a big enough ‘thank you’ to our friends in Towne Centre and throughout our city’s business community for their help in making SWOSU’s Homecoming the best it can be.”

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Comedian Mike Birbiglia Coming to SWOSU this Thursday

Southwestern Oklahoma State University’s first Panorama Series event of the 2016-17 year is this Thursday, October 27, and coming to Weatherford is New York City comedian Mike Birbiglia, who is bringing his “Thank God for Jokes” national tour to SWOSU.

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SWOSU Alumni Assoc. Unveils Travel Program with First Visit Planned in Canada

The Southwestern Oklahoma State University Alumni Association in Weatherford has unveiled a travel program to give alumni, emeriti and friends of SWOSU an opportunity to reconnect and re-engage. 

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SWOSU Foundation Announces Scholarship Drive

The SWOSU Foundation, Inc. has launched its annual scholarship drive during the month of October.

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RIP SWOSU Union Elm

100-year-old “Union Elm” Tree Laid to Rest

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Blaine Boyd Named to SWOSU Presidential Order of Merit

Blaine Boyd of Washington, D.C. was recently named a member of the Presidential Order of Merit at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford.

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Regional Universities are Career Incubators to Many

Every year high school students across the state find themselves facing the difficult decision of picking a university that is a great value and will propel their future careers.

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SWOSU Alumni Assoc. Launches Travel Program with First Visit Planned in Canada

The Southwestern Oklahoma State University Alumni Association in Weatherford has launched a travel program to give alumni, emeriti and friends of SWOSU an opportunity to reconnect and re-engage.

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SWOSU Foundation Launches SHINE Scholarship Fund

Amidst a tightening state budget and difficult economic circumstances, alumni and friends of Southwestern Oklahoma State University now have an immediate opportunity to help SWOSU students...

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Black Kettle Hall Celebration Planned October 15 at SWOSU

A ribbon-cutting and dedication for Black Kettle Hall is planned Saturday, October 15, at Southwestern Oklahoma State University.

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SWOSU 20 Year Football National Champion Anniversary Shirts on Sale

Buy Your Limited Edition SWOSU 20 Year National Championship Anniverary Shirt

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Congress to Campus Event Comes to SWOSU

Southwestern Oklahoma State University (SWOSU) students and SWOSU’s surrounding communities took advantage of a unique opportunity to learn more about the democratic process from two retired members of the United States House of Representatives at the “Congress to Campus” event held at SWOSU’s Weatherford Campus on Thursday, 29-September.


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Paula Jeanne Horsburgh Memorial Scholarship Awarded at SWOSU

Southwestern Oklahoma State University student Alexis Ann Schroeder of Hydro has been named the 2016-2017 Paula Jeanne Horsburgh Memorial Scholar by the SWOSU Foundation, Inc., in Weatherford.

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SWOSU Awards First Madge Lenz Jordan Scholarship to Garet Crispin

Southwestern Oklahoma State University student Garet Glen Crispin of Thomas has been awarded the first-ever Madge Lenz Jordan Scholarship by the SWOSU Foundation, Inc.

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Cody Bell Named Treasurer of SWOSU Alumni Association

The Southwestern Oklahoma State University Alumni Association, Inc. has a new treasurer: Fairview native Cody L. Bell of Weatherford and a SWOSU 2003 graduate.

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SWOSU Alumni Association Names New Directors

Six graduates of Southwestern Oklahoma State University have been named to the Board of Directors of the SWOSU Alumni Association, Inc., headquartered in Weatherford.

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SWOSU Allied Health Sciences Plans "Heart for the Hilltop" Campaign

The Southwestern Oklahoma State University School of Allied Health Sciences and the SWOSU Foundation, Inc. have announced a new campaign, “Heart for the Hilltop.”

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SWOSU Alumni & Friends Magazine Relaunched

The Southwestern Oklahoma State University Foundation, Inc. and the SWOSU Alumni Association, Inc. have relaunched Echoes From the Hill, a magazine of SWOSU’s friends, supporters, alumni and emeriti.

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SWOSU Foundation Awards Grants

The Southwestern Oklahoma State University Foundation, Inc., in Weatherford has announced its 2016 grant awards. 

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Madge Lenz Jordan Scholarship Fund Established at SWOSU

A new scholarship fund has been established with the Southwestern Oklahoma State University Foundation, Inc., that will benefit SWOSU students studying in the Departments of Education, Biological Sciences, Chemistry and Physics, and Social Sciences.

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Gerald D. Daugherty Memorial Scholarship Established at SWOSU Foundation

It is scholarship season at the Southwestern Oklahoma State University Foundation in Weatherford and among the newest scholarships established is the Gerald D. Daugherty Memorial Scholarship Fund, which will benefit SWOSU students who graduated from Watonga Public Schools.

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Kevin Collins Wins Bernhardt Award at SWOSU

Dr. Kevin Collins, professor in the Department of Language & Literature, is the winner of the Bernhardt Academic Excellence Award for 2016 at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford.

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SWOSU Foundation & SWOSU Alumni Association Launch New Website

The SWOSU Foundation, Inc. and SWOSU Alumni Association, Inc. have worked together on an exciting new initiative: www.StandingFirmly.com, an online home for the two auxiliary organizations that work in support of Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford and Sayre.

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Bill and Elois Muncy Memorial Scholarship Established at SWOSU Foundation

It is scholarships season at the Southwestern Oklahoma State University Foundation, and amongst the newest scholarships established at the SWOSU Foundation is the Bill and Elois Muncy Memorial Scholarship Fund, which will benefit SWOSU students from the Geary area.

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SWOSU Alumni Association Bestows Emeriti and Service Awards

Three former Southwestern Oklahoma State University faculty were honored recently by the SWOSU Alumni Association during a reception held in the Skyview Suite of the Pioneer Cellular Events Center on the Weatherford campus.

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General Stafford Awarded Honorary Doctorate from SWOSU

General Thomas P. Stafford has been awarded an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford.

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SWOSU Foundation Names New Officers

The Southwestern Oklahoma State University Foundation Board of Trustees in Weatherford has new officers and committee chairs.

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SWOSU Foundation Participating in #GivingTuesday

The Southwestern Oklahoma State University Foundation, Inc., will participate for the first time in the worldwide movement #GivingTuesday, which will be held this year on December 1.

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Males and Muncy Named SWOSU Foundation Trustees

Two Southwestern Oklahoma State University alumni have been named to the SWOSU Foundation, Inc., Board of Trustees in Weatherford.

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Two SWOSU Foundation Trustees Honored for 25 Years of Service

The Board of Trustees of the Southwestern Oklahoma State University Foundation met recently on the Weatherford campus, and two of the trustees—Dr. William G. Bernhardt of Midwest City and Everett Dobson of Oklahoma City—were honored for serving 25 years on the board.

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Trio to be Honored by SWOSU at Homecoming

Three individuals with long ties to Southwestern Oklahoma State University will be honored with the prestigious Presidential Award of Merit at Southwestern Oklahoma State University’s Homecoming activities planned this Saturday, October 10, in Weatherford. SWOSU President Randy Beutler will present the awards at the 5 p.m. pre-game festivities to Dr. William G. Bernhardt, Midwest City; Everett Dobson, Oklahoma City; and Dr. Henrietta Mann, Weatherford.

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Gilbert Carman Honored with SWOSU President's Award of Merit

Gilbert Carman, a Hydro native and 1967 graduate of Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford, was recently honored by the university with the President’s Award of Merit for his role in the history of human space flight.

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SWOSU Alumni Association Plans "Car Show" Picnic on June 19

Southwestern Oklahoma State University’s Alumni Association will host its annual alumni and friends picnic on Friday, June 19, as part of the 25th annual Heartland Car Cruise being held in Weatherford.

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Charles & Mary Abercrombie Endow $440,000 in New Scholarships at SWOSU

Charles and Mary Abercrombie of Amarillo (TX) have given a $440,000 gift to the Southwestern Oklahoma State University Foundation in Weatherford.

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SWOSU Foundation Names Three to Board of Trustees

Philip Busey, Jr., of Oklahoma City, Bryan Evans of Edmond and Lynda L. Lucas of Cheyenne have been named to the Board of Trustees of the Southwestern Oklahoma State University Foundation, Inc.

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Jay P. Cannon and Albert Gray to be Inducted into SWOSU Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame

Dr. Jay P. Cannon and Albert Gray, both of Oklahoma City, are being inducted into Southwestern Oklahoma State University’s Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame during 2015 graduation ceremonies on the Weatherford campus.

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SWOSU Foundation Hosting Wine Tasting Event to Benefit Scholarship Fund

The SWOSU Foundation will host a wine tasting event on Friday, May 1, to benefit the Joyce Adams Curtis Vocal Memorial Scholarship Fund.

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SGA Donates $1,400 SWOSUPalooza Proceeds to Bulldog Angels Fund

Southwestern Oklahoma State University Student Government Association President Taylor Kincanon recently presented a $1,491 check to the SWOSU Foundation as the result of the recent SWOSUPalooza held on the Weatherford campus.

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SWOSUPalooza on Friday Night to Benefit New Bulldog Angels Fund

SWOSUPalooza 16 is benefiting the SWOSU Foundation Bulldog Angels fund, which is a new program designed to financially help students who have fallen on hard times.

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Dr. Tom Davis Wins Bernhardt Award at SWOSU

Dr. Tom W. Davis, associate professor of pharmacy practice in the College of Pharmacy, is the winner of the Bernhardt Academic Excellence Award for 2015 at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford. 

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SWOSU Promotes Kari Jones to Alumni Affairs Assistant Director

Kari Jones has been named assistant director of alumni affairs at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford.

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Garrett King Named Director of Institutional Advancement at SWOSU

Garrett King has been named director of institutional advancement at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford.

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