Latest Alumni & Foundation News Releases


Jana Lou Scott Memorial Endowment Established at SWOSU

06.19.2018 - The late Jana Lou Scott (May 7, 1937 – February 28, 2018) served over three decades on the faculty of Southwestern Oklahoma State University (SWOSU) in Weatherford, including 16 years as chair of the Department of Education.

SWOSU Alumni Picnic Planned June 15

05.24.2018 - A Southwestern Oklahoma State University alumni picnic is planned Friday, June 15, in conjunction with the 28th annual Heartland Car Cruise in Weatherford.

ProPetro Scholars Program Established At SWOSU

05.18.2018 - Southwestern Oklahoma State University (SWOSU) alumnus Jordan Frosch (SWOSU Class of 2009) has partnered with the SWOSU Business Enterprise Center (BEC) to establish SWOSU’s first ever oil and gas industry internship through ProPetro Services Inc.

Everett Dobson Golf Tournament Raises $40,000 for SWOSU Student-Athletes

05.15.2018 - Southwestern Oklahoma State University (SWOSU) recently hosted its 3rd annual Everett Dobson Golf Tournament at Oak Tree National in Edmond.

SWOSU Foundation Coordinates “Thank-A-Dawg”

05.14.2018 - The Southwestern Oklahoma State University (SWOSU) Foundation, Inc. recently hosted a “Thank-A-Dawg” event on the Weatherford campus.

SWOSU Honors Homer Ryan and Don Weeks

05.14.2018 - The Southwestern Oklahoma State University (SWOSU) Foundation, Inc. Board of Trustees met recently on the Weatherford campus and one of the items on the agenda was to commend Trustees Homer Ryan (SWOSU Class of 1963) of Frederick and Don Weeks (SWOSU Classes of 1978 and 1980) of Palm City (FL) for each completing 25 years of service.

Five Inducted into SWOSU Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame

05.08.2018 - C. B. Graft of Clinton, Chris McKeever of Edmond, Wendy Borlabi of Chicago (IL), Jane Sims of Key Largo (FL) and Paul Moore of Acton (MA) were inducted into Southwestern Oklahoma State University’s Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame during graduation activities held May 5 on the Weatherford campus.

SWOSU Near You Event Held in Kingfisher

05.01.2018 - Southwestern Oklahoma State University alumni and friends in the Kingfisher area met recently to reconnect, fellowship and to visit with SWOSU President Dr. Randy L. Beutler.

Five Being Inducted into SWOSU Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame

03.28.2018 - Five individuals are being inducted into Southwestern Oklahoma State University’s Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame during 2018 graduation ceremonies on the Weatherford campus.

SWOSU Near You Event Held in Tulsa

03.26.2018 - SWOSU alumni and friends in the Tulsa area met recently to reconnect, fellowship and to visit with SWOSU President Dr. Randy L. Beutler.

Harold Jackson Family Supports Public School Teachers with Major Gift to SWOSU Foundation

03.15.2018 - Former Regional University System of Oklahoma (RUSO) Regent and Southwestern Oklahoma State University (SWOSU) emeritus faculty and staff member Harold W. Jackson (SWOSU Class of 1966) has made monumental investments in students studying to become public school teachers.

Blake and Janie Sonobe Make Gift to SWOSU Bulldog Angels Fund

02.08.2018 - Blake and Janie Sonobe have made a generous contribution to the Southwestern Oklahoma State University (SWOSU) Bulldog Angels Fund in Weatherford.

SWOSU Foundation Names Three to Board of Trustees

02.06.2018 - Juan Garcia of Clinton, Michael Hart of Edmond and Judy (Smalley) Wilkes of Oklahoma City have been named to the Board of Trustees of the Southwestern Oklahoma State University (SWOSU) Foundation, Inc., in Weatherford.

SWOSU Bestows Annual Emeriti Honors

02.05.2018 - Four former Southwestern Oklahoma State University employees were honored recently by the SWOSU Alumni Association during a reception held in the Pioneer Cellular Events Center on the Weatherford campus.

Ray and Gay Clark Scholarship to Benefit SWOSU Pharmacy Students

01.26.2018 - Students studying pharmacy at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford are the beneficiaries of the philanthropic spirit of two SWOSU alumni who had the vision and foresight to plan a gift to their alma mater.