Oklahoma State University names incoming freshmen to President’s Leadership Council


Oklahoma State University has named 118 incoming freshmen to its President's Leadership Council (PLC) for the 2014-2015 school year. PLC is a freshmen scholarship and academic leadership program that emphasizes the importance of leadership and service throughout life.

Students in the President's Leadership Council complete a year-long class to...

OSU the Top Producer of Teachers in Oklahoma


OSU the Top Producer of Teachers in Oklahoma
Oklahoma State University tops the list of the best colleges in Oklahoma for teacher education, according to the Online College Database, a directory of colleges and universities across the country. OSU is No. 1 on the “Shaping the Next Generation” list for top colleges in Oklahoma.
OSU’s College of Education offers undergraduate degrees in e...

OSU brings in Darcy Lecturer to speak about the future of...


Stop doing that.

This was the message from Ty Ferré during Oklahoma State University’s Water Week. Ferré, professor in the University of Arizona’s Department of Hydrology and Water Resources and 2016 Henry Darcy Distinguished Lecturer by the National Ground Water Research and Educational Foundation, spoke to faculty and students about his new and in...

Prepare for tornado season before the sirens sound


Storm season is definitely something that must be taken seriously, said Gina Peek, Oklahoma State University Cooperative Extension housing and consumer specialist.

“Whether you’ve lived in this state your entire life, or just relocated recently, it’s important to be prepared in the event of a tornado,” Peek said. “Advanced preparation can save your...

April 2 Northwest Oklahoma Backyard Poultry Conference to provide ‘one-stop shopping’...


Many a farm family has long raised chickens, both for the eggs and as one of the more popular and nutritious meat entrees going. Increasingly in recent years, people in more urban areas have discovered the benefits of running their own “backyard” poultry operation.

On April 2, the Northwest Oklahoma Backyard Poultry Conference in Enid will provide...

OSU to host Prescribed Burn Field Day near Kingfisher


Those in attendance will learn about the equipment used during a controlled burn, safety measures to consider and the basics of creating an acceptable burn plan.

John Weir, OSU Cooperative Extension fire ecologist, said well-conducted fires in the field are the result of well-written fire plans.

“It helps us to put it down on paper and think this w...

102 selected for FIT program at OSU


Oklahoma State University’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources has selected 102 incoming freshmen from 19 states to participate in the Freshmen in Transition (FIT) program for the 2014-2015 school year.

FIT is a residential living-learning community where students live in a suite-style dorm alongside other freshmen enrolled in...

OSU welcomes Jim Ansley as new NREM department head


Ansley joins the Oklahoma State University family from an off-campus research and Extension center in the Texas A&M system to become the head of OSU’s Department of Natural Resource Ecology and Management. After 32 years of range research in Texas, Ansley is excited to see what Oklahoma is all about.

“I loved Laramie, Wyoming, where I received m...

Cow-calf producers may find two-stage weaning process useful


“When many people are stressed, they eat a lot; calves tend to do the opposite, which can lead to health concerns such as depressed immune systems and an increase in death rate post-weaning,” said Earl Ward, Oklahoma State University Cooperative Extension area livestock specialist headquartered in Muskogee.

In a two-stage weaning process, the calf...

Industrial Engineering and Management students receive awards


Sam Cannon   

Five students from the School of Industrial Engineering and Management at Oklahoma State University were recently awarded scholarships for the 2014­-2015 academic year. Diana Rodriguez, Esmaeel Moradi, Sam Cannon, Daniel Anderson and Connor Mojo were all recipients of awards from various national industrial engineering...

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