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Pioneer Cellular and SWOSU Presented Partnership Excellence Award

03.15.2018 - Twenty-seven business and higher education partnerships throughout the state were recently recognized for innovative collaborations that further the education of Oklahoma’s workforce, and among the partnerships recognized at a reception in Edmond were Southwestern Oklahoma State University and Pioneer Cellular.

Hennessey Senior Wins Digital Graphic Art Contest at SWOSU

03.13.2018 - Hennessey High School student Mirian Ortega recently won a digital graphic art contest for high school seniors at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford.

Youth Football Camp Planned April 7 at SWOSU for K-6th Graders

03.12.2018 - The Southwestern Oklahoma State University football program invites all pre K-6th graders to its free Youth Camp on Saturday, April 7, on the Weatherford campus.

SWOSU Clarifies Policy Regarding Use of Campus Facilities as Public Storm Shelters

03.08.2018 - Southwestern Oklahoma State University reminds Weatherford residents to plan to seek shelter at home or in a personal shelter when tornadic conditions exist.

SWOSU Group Aids Washita Battlefield Site with Kiosk

03.01.2018 - A team of Southwestern Oklahoma State University faculty members and alumni, in cooperation with the Washita Battlefield National Historic Site, developed a portable touch screen kiosk with tactile graphics, braille, audio and visual images to engage audiences in the story of the tragedy at Washita.

Route 66 Special Olympics Bocce Tourney Planned Saturday at SWOSU

03.01.2018 - Southwestern Oklahoma State University will be the site of the Route 66 Special Olympics Bocce Tournament this Saturday, March 3, at ASAP Energy Field on the Weatherford campus.

Importance of Higher Education - Column by SWOSU President Randy Beutler

02.28.2018 - I would like to visit with you about the importance of higher education to our nation, state and communities.

Oklahoma Oil & Gas, Mineral and Land Conference Planned March 16 at SWOSU

02.28.2018 - A free conference on Oklahoma Oil & Gas, Mineral and Land is planned March 16 at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford.

TKE and Casa Soto Teaming Up for Children’s Hospital

02.27.2018 - SWOSU’s Tau Kappa Epsilon (TKE) social fraternity is collaborating with local Weatherford restaurant Casa Soto to raise money for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

SWOSU Hosting Class A Area Basketball Tourney this Weekend

02.20.2018 - Southwestern Oklahoma State University will host a Class A boys and girls area basketball tournament this Thursday through Saturday (Feb. 22-24) on the Weatherford campus.

Glow Prom for Special Olympic Athletes and Supporters Planned at SWOSU

02.15.2018 - Southwestern Oklahoma State University’s Student Council for Exceptional Children and Kappa Delta Pi will host the 2018 Glow Prom on Friday, March 2, from 6-9 p.m. at the Pioneer Cellular Event Center on the SWOSU campus in Weatherford.

Diaper Drive Led by SWOSU Students to Benefit Children’s Center

02.14.2018 - A diaper drive is being conducted during the 2018 spring semester at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford.

Special Dinner & Jazz Planned for Night of SWOSU Jazz Festival

02.01.2018 - The Weatherford Arts Council is collaborating with the Southwestern Oklahoma State University Music Department to present an evening of delicious food, great music and dancing on Friday, February 9, the night of the SWOSU Jazz Festival.

Western Technology Center and SWOSU Announce MLT and RT Partnership

02.01.2018 - Western Technology Center (WTC) and Southwestern Oklahoma State University (SWOSU) have agreed to a partnership with the current Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) and Radiologic Technology (RT) programs that are currently offered by SWOSU.

Donors to Receive Inspiring T-shirt during February 5-6 Blood Drive at SWOSU

01.30.2018 - Southwestern Oklahoma State University will sponsor a blood drive on Monday and Tuesday, February 5-6, on the Weatherford campus, and because of the recent flu epidemic affecting Oklahoma, giving blood right now is so important, according to Oklahoma Blood Institute officials.

Students Needed for SWOSU Marketing Campaign

01.29.2018 - Southwestern Oklahoma State University students are being sought to help SWOSU with its 2018-19 marketing campaign.

Diabetes Support Group Plans Monthly Meetings in Weatherford

01.26.2018 - A diabetes support group has been formed for residents in western Oklahoma and will meet monthly starting February 16.

SWOSU Sets Health Sciences Careers Fair for January 30

01.18.2018 - Southwestern Oklahoma State University’s 3rd annual Health Science Careers Fair will be held Tuesday, January 30, in the Memorial Student Center Ballroom on the Weatherford campus.

SWOSU Community Chorus is Open to Area Residents

01.12.2018 - Southwestern Oklahoma State University’s Community Chorus is active once again this spring and will perform a concert in April and also be featured in the vocal/choral division’s opera production of Giacomo Puccini’s Suor Angelica in March.

Poetry Contest Entries Due January 31

01.09.2018 - A poetry contest with cash prizes is being held by Westview magazine at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford.