Stories of Impact


From campus-improving projects to student-enhancing programs, there’s always something new happening at OSU. Check out these stories of impact!

Tourtellotte Garden roots grow generations deep

August 17, 2018  |  

From campus-improving projects to student-enhancing programs, there’s always something new happening at OSU. Check out these stories of impact! Read More

Spears School of Business Business Building

Greenhouse Learning Center Groundbreaking – Wednesday, June 6


The new learning center will replace and improve functions of OSU's existing teaching greenhouses, creating a dynamic learning laboratory that supports modern pedagogy and industry best practices. Read More

Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources

Masterpiece Moments–American Artist at the Table Celebrates Community Commitment to the Arts

By: Jordan Hays | OSU Museum of Art

The evening will include a silent and live auction, entertainment, heavy hors d’oeuvres, wine, and more, with proceeds supporting the Oklahoma State University Museum of Art’s exhibitions and educational programming. Read More

Art

Give Orange Event Breaks Record for Funds Raised in 1,890 Minutes


Give Orange is a 1,890-minute event in honor of OSU's founding year, 1890. The Cowboy family came together for the second year to raise as much support for OSU as possible through nearly 200 projects at GiveOrange.osugiving.com.
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Oklahoma State University

Anne Greenwood Selected as Women for OSU Philanthropist of the Year


Greenwood to be recognized at 10th Annual Women for OSU Symposium April 5; Event to feature Emmy award-winning actress Marg Helgenberger as keynote. Read More

Philanthropy

Marg Helgenberger To Join Women For OSU 10th Symposium


Marg Helgenberger, Emmy award-winning television, film and theatre actress, announced as 10th annual Symposium keynote speaker. Helgenberger has starred in television dramas such as CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and Under the Dome, as well as, film roles like Erin Brockovich. Read More

Empowering Women

Some of the most important people in my life were at OSU

By: Jacob Longan

When Bob Parks was considering his estate plan, he realized his entire life was tied to Oklahoma State University and the art of printmaking. Read More

Doel Reed Center for the Arts

Women for OSU
Impact Spotlight

By: Jacob Longan | STATE Winter 2017

Women for OSU has been central to the stories of nearly 50 students who have received a scholarship from the philanthropy organization since 2008. In total, more than $187,000 has been awarded to students, including the scholars featured in this impact spotlight. Read More

Women for OSU Empowering Women

Blazing Trails

By: Jacob Longan | STATE Winter 2017

Bost, the first woman to graduate from any Oklahoma college, became a teacher and the first female president of the OSU Alumni Association. She also helped lead the successful fights for women’s suffrage nationally and to preserve Old Central locally. Read More

Empowering Women

A Lasting Legacy

By: Jacob Longan | STATE Magazine, Winter 2017

Ramona Ware Emmons Paul spent her life in early childhood education. Both at OSU and throughout the state’s public schools, her work made a difference and led to Oklahoma becoming a national leader in developing age-appropriate curriculum. Read More

Early Childhood Education

Influential Figures

By: Jacob Longan | STATE Magazine, Winter 2017

Whether by offering up their talent, time or financial support, these women are each a driving force behind OSU’s climb to recognition as a premier land-grant institution. They represent thousands of others who came before and those who will undoubtedly follow their examples.
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Empowering Women

Leading With Purpose

By: Michal Shaw | STATE Magazine, Winter 2017

Women for OSU, like many programs, has experienced its share of reinvention and revival. What has remained constant is its mission — to foster a culture of giving and service that acknowledges the significant impact women have at OSU and to inspire others to positively shape the future of the university through philanthropy and engagement. Read More

Women for OSU

Inaugural McKnight Center Chamber Music Festival Announced


The McKnight Center Chamber Music Festival will be The McKnight Center’s inaugural concert series, featuring a variety of performances and interactions with the finest chamber musicians in North America. The musicians will be in Stillwater for a weeklong residency April 8 through April 14. Read More

Performing Arts

A Musical Fanfare

By: Amanda O’Toole Mason | STATE Magazine, Winter 2017

In mid-September, Michael and Anne Greenwood orchestrated a surprise announcement at Music in the Gardens event. OSU President Burns Hargis was met with cheers and applause when he told the crowd that the Michael and Anne Greenwood School of Music would open alongside The McKnight Center for the Performing Arts in the fall of 2019. Read More

Music Education

Endowed Faculty Positions Bolster Research, Instruction, Extension and OSU's Reputation

By: OSU Communications

From campus-improving projects to student-enhancing programs, there’s always something new happening at OSU. Check out these stories of impact! Read More

Veteran Student Lifeline

By: Melinda McAfee

Financial strain almost caused Regina Campbell to drop out for the semester, but thankfully, the Veteran Success Center bridges the gap for students like Campbell. She received assistance from the Veterans Emergency Fund, and the 46-year-old is continuing work toward her degree in wildlife biology and pre-veterinary science. Read More

Veterans

Donated grain hopper benefits Oklahoma Foundation Seed Stocks

By: Jacob Longan

During harvest seasons, Oklahoma State University hauls wheat from across the state to the Oklahoma Foundation Seed Stocks Facility (OFSS). Now, thanks to a pair of generous organizations, OSU will no longer have to rent one or even two trailers to accomplish this massive task. Read More

Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources Wheat

OSU recognizes nine recipients at the 2017 OSU Diversity Hall of Fame


The OSU Diversity Hall of Fame inducted seven new honorees and two Rising Star Award recipients for their contributions to the advancement of diversity and inclusion at OSU. Read More

diversity Diversity

Give Orange -
1,890 Minutes for OSU

By: Anna McCrarey | STATE Magazine Fall 2017

From campus-improving projects to student-enhancing programs, there’s always something new happening at OSU. Check out these stories of impact! Read More

Learning for a Lifetime

By: Melinda McAfee

An Oklahoma State Dairy Science alumnus has delighted the university’s Edmon Low Library by donating a spectacular collection of ancient coins valued at more than $18,000. Read More

Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources Library Ancient Coins

REBROADCAST: Announcing the Michael and Anne Greenwood School of Music at Oklahoma State University


Philanthropists Michael and Anne Greenwood have made a generous gift to name the new home for the university’s music education programs at Oklahoma State University. Read More

College of Arts and Sciences Music

Oklahoma State University receives generous gift from alumni Michael and Anne Greenwood for new music education building


Gift launches fundraising campaign for Michael and Anne Greenwood School of Music, building to open in fall 2019 alongside The McKnight Center for the Performing Arts Read More

College of Arts and Sciences Music

Boone Pickens Named In Forbes 100 Greatest Living Business Minds


Congratulations to T. Boone Pickens on being selected as one of Forbes 100 Greatest Living Business Minds! Read about about his take on bullishness in this Forbes Article. Read More

Oklahoma State University

Native American students benefit from the Johnson Scholarship Foundation

By: Ariel West

The Foundation’s focus on indigenous people stems from Johnson’s desire to improve quality of life, and by equipping Native Americans with tools and business education, it seeks to do just that. Read More

2017 Women For OSU Scholarships Now Available


Up to $5,000 in scholarships available to students with a passion for philanthropy. Application and references are due December 15, 2017. Read More

Scholarships

AT&T Contributes $15,000 to Help Fund Mentoring Program for Incoming Oklahoma State University Engineering Students

By: Emily Lang | AT&T Corporate Communications

The gift will provide support to the Summer Bridge program by providing tools and mentorship needed to help incoming freshmen transition to college. Read More

College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology Engineering

August 2017 - McKnight Center Construction Update


See the latest updates to the new McKnight Center for the Performing Arts at Oklahoma State University. Read More

Performing Arts

First veteran scholarship fund established at OSU

By: Jim Mitchell | OSU Communications

This is the first scholarship fund established specifically to help the veterans or a dependent that qualifies to receive the veteran’s GI Bill benefits Read More

Veterans Veterans

Rickie Fowler Endows NAE Grand Challenges at OSU

By: Jacob Longan

Fund supports College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology’s Grand Challenge Scholars Program Read More

College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology Engineering

Community Music School Set to Open at Oklahoma State University

By: Meredith Blecha-Wells

The 2017-2018 program offerings will include a youth orchestra, youth choirs, a Suzuki program, and a community orchestra. Read More

College of Arts and Sciences Music

For the love of Hank

By: Melinda McAfee

Pet owner honors Rottweiler through endowed scholarship at the Center for Veterinary Health Sciences at OSU Read More

Center for Veterinary Health Sciences

If A Horse Can Feel It...

By: Derinda Blakeney

Oxley Chair in Equine Sports Medicine promotes research that helps both equines and humans Read More

Center for Veterinary Health Sciences

Valero gives $1.25 million to support OSU’s new ENDEAVOR lab


ENDEAVOR will help OSU address Oklahoma’s shortage of engineers and technology professionals, who play a vital role in the state’s growing economy. Read More

College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology Engineering

Leave a Legacy at the Library

By: Jacob Longan

The Library is constantly evolving in an effort to offer students the best and most innovative tools to succeed at OSU and beyond. Read More

Library

McKnight Center Construction Update - June 2017


Join President Hargis & McKnight Center Director, Mark Blakeman for a construction update. Read More

Performing Arts

5 Things To Know About The Botanic Garden At OSU


The Botanic Garden at OSU is Stillwater's best kept secret. Here are 5 things you should know about the Botanic Gardens at OSU! Read More

Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources Botanic Garden

Cleo L. Craig Child Development Laboratory Celebrates Outdoor Classroom Opening


The Return to Nature Outdoor Learning Environment at the Cleo L. Craig Child Development Laboratory opened this week at OSU. Read More

College of Human Sciences

President's Fellows Offer Immediate Impact

By: Jacob Longan

Donor group provides more than $1.3 million for students, faculty and campus. Read More

President's Fellows

Women for OSU Announces Octavia Spencer as 2018 Keynote Speaker


It was announced that Academy Award-winner Octavia Spencer will be the keynote speaker at the 10th annual Women for OSU Symposium event on April 5, 2018. Read More

Women for OSU

OSU launches first-ever Give Orange event


Cowboys and Cowgirls from across the globe will be coming together for 1,890 minutes to raise as many gifts for OSU in that timeframe. Why 1890? That is the year we were founded. Learn more at GiveOrange.okstate.edu. Read More

Oklahoma State University

Ritter's legacy lives on through his students

By: Melinda McAfee

Late landscape architecture instructor John R. Ritter’s legacy is in his students. During his 20-year tenure, he taught at OSU with a desire for preparing students to build fulfilling careers. Read More

Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources Landscape Architecture

Honeywell OSU Fire Protection Engineer Scholarships Awarded


Congratulations to Aaron Erb and Jacob Hampton, this year's Honeywell Oklahoma State University Fire Protection Engineering scholarship recipients. Read More

College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology

President Hargis Kicks Off 2017 Faculty & Staff Drive


From March 20 - April 21, Faculty and staff from across all five campuses are coming together to support OSU. Gifts are made through payroll deductions, pledges, outright gifts and more. Read More

Faculty & Staff

First Marilynn & Carl Thoma Executive Director Hired


After national search, Mark Blakeman, Tucson Symphony president and CEO, chosen to lead The McKnight Center. Read More

Tickets Available Now - 2017 Women for OSU Symposium


An award-winning journalist, bestselling author, motivational speaker, woman’s health & wellness advocate, and mom of seven – she continues to be one of America’s most recognized and trusted personalities. Joan Lunden truly exemplifies today’s modern working woman. Read More

Women for OSU

Entertain the Possibilities

By: Amanda O'Toole Mason

McKnight Center groundbreaking sets stage for excellence with announcement of 2019 New York Philharmonic partnership. Read More

College of Arts and Sciences Cowboy Marching Band McKnight Center

Grateful Clients

By: Derinda Blakeney

Funds support state-of-the-art equipment Read More

Center for Veterinary Health Sciences

Tech for Tomorrow's Teachers

By: Bonnie Cain-Wood

Project made possible by the Dean and Carol Stringer Endowment Read More

Library College of Education, Health and Aviation

Writing a New Recipe

By: Jacob Longan

Premier facilities attract premier educators Read More

College of Human Sciences

Abundant Benevolence

By: Jacob Longan

Familiy foundations help Tulsa and OSU communities Read More

OSU Tulsa Center for Health Sciences Scholarships

School Steps Outside

By: Jacob Longan

This new, impressive resource will foster lifelong learners with strong imaginations and an appreciation for the outdoors Read More

College of Human Sciences

Cowboys on Wall Street

By: Ariel West

Course includes visits to many major companies Read More

Spears School of Business international-studies

Armstrongs enjoy leisure-learning classes twice

By: Jacob Longan

Alumni encourage others to visit Taos Read More

Doel Reed Center for the Arts

Reed Center reaches milestones over summer

By: Jacob Longan

Record number of students and scholarships among highlights Read More

Doel Reed Center for the Arts

Fundraising and scholar development among recent highlights in Taos

By: Jacob Longan

Friends of the Doel Reed Center launched Read More

Doel Reed Center for the Arts Honors College

Setting the Standard

By: Maggie Neer

FAPC performs sensory and chemical testing Read More

Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources College of Human Sciences Food & Agricultural Products Center

Student thanks donors for Taos opportunities

By: Jacob Longan

Roxanne Beason grateful for scholarship Read More

Doel Reed Center for the Arts

General Scholarship Funds Vital to Students in Times of Need

By: Jacob Longan

With emergency scholarship funding, Sam Smith was able to achieve her degree. Read More

General Scholarship Fund

Higher Education is a Powerful Economic Driver in Oklahoma


OSU ranked among nation's best in affordability as we build upon success in providing great value at a great price. Read More

Higher Education

Huge Gifts, Bigger Effects

By: Jacob Longan

OSU is a leader in undergraduate research thanks in part to Wentz Foundation Read More

Program Support

Anonymous donor gives
$1 million for next-generation undergraduate engineering and technology lab

By: Jacob Longan

The Undergraduate Lab will enhance academic outcomes through hands-on education, entrepreneurial innovation and more. Read More

College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology

$100 Can Change A Life

By: Marketa Souckova

Patrick Wyers endows scholarship in his brother's memory. Read More

College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology

Improving Quality of Life

By: Derinda Blakeney

Veterinarian has placed pacemakers in 23 dogs Read More

Center for Veterinary Health Sciences

For the Love of a Dog and the Health of a Human

By: Kim Archer

Healing power of dogs spreading to OSU-CHS and OSU-Tulsa. Read More

Center for Health Sciences OSU Tulsa

OSU Announces Partnership with New York Philharmonic


Learn more about this artistic residency partnership beginning in 2019
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College of Arts and Sciences

New York Philharmonic and Oklahoma State University Form Residency Partnership for October 2019

By: OSU Foundation

NY Philharmonic To Perform at Opening of The McKnight Center for the Performing Arts
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Performing Arts

A New Gateway

By: Amanda O'Toole Mason

Oklahoma State University creates welcome plaza to greet new students, families, alumni Read More

Campus Beautification

Doel Reed Center for the Arts Celebrating 10 Years of Success

By: Jacob Longan

Reed Center honors the legendary artist who helped establish OSU's Department of Art. Read More

Doel Reed Center for the Arts

OSU Announces $25 Million Gift & McKnight Center

By: OSU Foundation

McKnights create performing arts programming endowment with $25 million gift Read More

Performing Arts

OSU animal science unveils new state-of-the-art equine center


The Charles and Linda Cline Equine Teaching Center is now open. Read More

Equine Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources Extension

Cows and Cowboys

By: Jacob Longan | STATE Winter 2015

Larry and Kayleen Ferguson are making a gift that reflects their love for each other, their alma mater and the dairy industry. The result is the Ferguson Family Dairy Center. Read More

Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources Extension Research Dairy

Batchelders Giving $1 Million to Enhance Alumni Association

By: Jacob Longan

Brothers add to family legacy of support for OSU. Read More

Spears School of Business OSU Alumni Association

Humble Hall of Famer

By: Jacob Longan | STATE Winter 2015

Jim Swank completed OSUIT's air conditioning and refrigeration program in 1958. In 1971, he helped establish RAE Corporation, where he retired as CEO in 2000. Read More

OSU Institute of Technology

OSU to Bring New Performing Arts Center to Stillwater


The new performing arts center will bring an arts renaissance to OSU and the Stillwater community Read More

The Arts

A Passion for OSU

By: Sean Kennedy | STATE Winter 2015

Family supports distance-learning classroom and scholarships. Read More

Athletics College of Education, Health and Aviation Spears School of Business OSU Tulsa

American Airlines Flies Donation to Stillwater Airport

By: Chelsea Robinson | STATE Winter 2015

Plane will be kept operational to demonstrate functions and processes for learning purposes. Read More

College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology

Circle of Giving

By: Derinda Blakeney | STATE Winter 2015

Quality care for pets inspires grateful patients to give. Read More

Center for Veterinary Health Sciences

Make a Cowboy's Day...Answer the Call

By: Chad Waters | STATE Winter 2015

Student fundraisers focus on academic and financial student support. Read More

Oklahoma State University

Facilitating Greatness

By: Jacob Longan | STATE Winter 2015

Three examples highlight commitment to premier spaces for teaching, research and outreach. Read More

Center for Veterinary Health Sciences Campus Beautification Doel Reed Center for the Arts America's Healthiest Campus Museum of Art

Matching opportunity available now for Coffee Cart


Thanks to a generous gift, the next $500 dollars will be matched for gifts made to the OKState Coffee Cart. Read More

OKState Coffee Cart

Library Friends Turn Feedback Into Reality

By: Bonnie Ann Cain-Wood | STATE Winter 2015

Group's support helps address student needs. Read More

Library

Philbrook Musem of Art Hosting Doel Reed Exhibition

By: Jacob Longan

Anonymous donor helps raise $83,000 in facilities support. Read More

Doel Reed Center for the Arts

Safe From Farm to Fork

By: Mandy Gross | STATE Winter 2015

OSU specialist attends Global Food Safety Initiative meeting in Germany. Read More

Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources Extension America's Healthiest Campus Food & Agricultural Products Center

Breaking Ground for a Healthier Oklahoma

By: Sean Kennedy | STATE Winter 2015

Four-unit hospital simulation center includes emergency room, operating room, intensive care unit, birthing suite and ambulance bay. Read More

Center for Health Sciences America's Healthiest Campus

Celebrate Giving Tuesday by sending OSU to the Bataan Memorial March


Help OSU ROTC members take part in the Bataan Memorial March, a unique experience will prepare the future leaders of our nation to succeed in any competitive environment, military or civilian. Read More

ROTC

Celebrate Giving Tuesday by supporting the Cowboy Marching Band


The Cowboy Marching Band needs new instruments to continue the commitment to tradition, innovation and excellence at Oklahoma State University. Read More

Celebrate Giving Tuesday by showing your Cowboy Spirit


OSU Student Foundation is using PhilanthroPete to fund five scholarships Read More

Scholarships

Celebrate Giving Tuesday by supporting the OSU MOA MuseLab


Through this project, the OSU Museum of Art aims to bring the MuseLab to underserved youth in the Stillwater community. Read More

Art

Celebrate Giving Tuesday by supporting OSbrU


As part of OSU’s continued dedication to entrepreneurship, this Hands-On Business Experience will walk through the process of starting and running a coffee shop. Read More

Entrepreneurship

Celebrate Giving Tuesday by supporting Pete's Pet Posse


Our four-legged friends help make OSU a brighter place, support the OSU Pet Therapy program today. Read More

Pet Therapy

Giving Tuesday was Dec. 1, 2015


This Giving Tuesday we are encouraging people to use PhilanthroPete, OSU's very own crowdfunding platform. See project updates throughout the day and help these students make their goals a reality! Read More

PhilanthroPete

Scholarships Greatly Increase Accessibility For Students

By: Jacob Longan

Donor support helps students pursue unique educational experience. Read More

Doel Reed Center for the Arts

Visitors Bring Expertise to Students in Taos

By: Jacob Longan

One of the greatest benefits of the Doel Reed Center for the Arts is the interactions it facilitates in both Taos and Stillwater. Read More

Doel Reed Center for the Arts

OSU Flying Aggies Win Regional Title for Second Straight Year


For the second straight year, the Oklahoma State University Flying Aggies Flight Team placed first in the National Intercollegiate Flying Association SAFECON Region VI Competition. Read More

College of Education, Health and Aviation Flying Aggies

Watch as the OSU Foundation Celebrates National Philanthropy Day 2015


From campus-improving projects to student-enhancing programs, there’s always something new happening at OSU. Check out these stories of impact! Read More

National Philanthropy Day

OSU announces major gift for Ferguson Family Dairy Center

By: Donald Stotts | DASNR News and Media Relations

The Ferguson Family Foundation has committed $2 million to construct a state-of-the-art barn in addition to offering a potential matching gift of up to $4 million for the OSU dairy program. Read More

Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources Dairy Research Extension

OSU mourns loss of members of the university community

By: OSU Communications

Oklahoma State University is mourning the loss of those who died in Saturday’s Homecoming parade tragedy, including three members of the OSU family. Read More

Stillwater Strong

Remembering John Poindexter

By: Matthew Morgan

The fall is always special at OSU. Students return to campus, anticipation for Homecoming builds and school spirit fills the hearts of Cowboys and Cowgirls everywhere. For some, the fall, and October especially, is a time to remember longtime Oklahoma State supporter John Poindexter. Read More

Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources

Academic Center enhances veterinary program

By: Jacob Longan

With the addition of a new Academic Center to house faculty offices, Oklahoma State University’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences is doing even more to address the growing national shortage of veterinarians. Read More

Center for Veterinary Health Sciences

How Women for OSU makes a difference


First Cowgirl Ann Hargis talks about how the philanthropic organization, Women for OSU, impacts students through scholarships they provide and inspires women everywhere through their symposium series... Read More

Women for OSU

OSU Adds Active Art Area

By: Jacob Longan

Thanks to a gift from The Merrick Foundation, the campus now has a recreation area encouraging activity and relaxation, as well as, an alternative study spot for students... Read More

America's Healthiest Campus Wellness

A Stately Affair in Tulsa

By: Sean Kennedy | STATE Fall 2015

Event raises scholarship funds and recognizes Icons for OSU in Tulsa. Read More

Center for Health Sciences OSU Tulsa America's Healthiest Campus College of Human Sciences Library

Allied Health Building Under Construction at OSU-OKC Campus

By: Kandace Taylor | STATE Fall 2015

45,000-square-foot building will house all of the Health Sciences Division programs. Read More

OSU-OKC America's Healthiest Campus

Building a Brighter Orange

By: Melinda McAfee, Jacob Longan and Bonnie Cain-Wood | STATE Fall 2015

Support helps iconic facility maximize benefit for modern students. Read More

College of Arts and Sciences Library Spears School of Business

Building Toward the Future

By: Amanda O'Toole Mason | STATE Fall 2015

Expansion adds labs, kitchens, dining spaces and galleries that feature student, industry and faculty projects. Read More

College of Human Sciences Human Sciences Expansion

Scholarship Program Builds Foundation

By: Chelsea Robinson | STATE Fall 2015

Scholars chosen for master's in philosophy program. Read More

College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology Graduate College international-studies Engineering

Gaylord Center for Excellence in Equine Health Opens at Veterinary Medical Hospital

By: Derinda Blakeney | STATE Fall 2015

$1 million gift from E.L. and Thelma Gaylord Foundation renovates three main areas within equine hospital. Read More

Center for Veterinary Health Sciences Equine Horses

It STEMs From OSU

By: Jamie Hadwin | STATE Fall 2015

J. Paul McIntosh helps others through educational groups, beginning businesses, Rotary International and mental health rehabilitation. Read More

College of Arts and Sciences College of Education, Health and Aviation Graduate College OSU Institute of Technology Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources Extension Research Science Education

Running to Remember the Ten

By: Jacob Longan | STATE Fall 2015

Annual event supports counseling and scholarships. Read More

Athletics America's Healthiest Campus University Counseling Services

Inspiring Ideas

By: Jeff Joiner | STATE Fall 2015

OSU hosts third event showcasing "Ideas Worth Spreading." Read More

Ideas worth spreading

Enter the My Orange Passion Contest, Win Prizes


We want to hear from you! What are your orange passions and how do you support them at OSU... Read More

University

Donor, new organization boost The Botanic Garden

By: Jacob Longan

The Botanic Garden at OSU receives significant support from an anonymous donor and creates new organization, Friends of the Botanic Garden... Read More

Campus Beautification Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources Botanic Garden

Supporting A Healthier State

By: Jacob Longan | STATE Spring 2015

Through the OSU Medical Cowboys program he founded in 2007, Pollard and more than 290 other OSU alumni have combined for $2.9 million in gifts and commitments to support the next generation of doctors... Read More

Center for Health Sciences OSU Tulsa Medicine

Inaugural Members of Proud & Immortal Society Recognized

By: Jacob Longan, OSU Foundation

Oklahoma State University celebrated a historic event in the Student Union this spring by recognizing 282 donors at the inaugural Proud & Immortal Society induction ceremony. Read More

Tandy Foundation pledges $8 million to name new OSU-CHS medical academic building

By: OSU-CHS Communications

The A.R. & Marylouise Tandy Foundation pledges $8M for a new medical academic building. Read More

Center for Health Sciences OSU Tulsa

Charles & Linda Cline Equine Teaching Center Groundbreaking

By: OSU Communications

OSU held a groundbreaking ceremony on April 30 at the site of the new multimillion-dollar facility, which will be open for classes next spring. The facility will continue to build on the rich history of OSU’s world-class equine program. Read More

Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources Extension

Shattuck Natives Fund OSU Scholarship

By: Jacob Longan

Thanks to the new Don and Emily Vincent Endowed Scholarship, the Oklahoma State University Foundation is providing $1,500 to an incoming freshman from Shattuck High School each year. Read More

Scholarships

Bert Cooper Engineering Lab Grand Opening

By: OSU Communications

Thanks to generous donors and innovative faculty, Oklahoma State University has launched the groundbreaking research facility known as The Bert Cooper Engineering Lab for structures and materials engineering with a new geothermal systems for energy efficiency. Read More

College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology

Inaugural Tuition Freedom Week on Campus

By: OSU Communications

The Oklahoma State University Foundation and OSU Student Foundation celebrated the university’s essential state and private supporters during Tuition Freedom Week, March 2nd through 6th, 2015. Read More

Branded Success


Branding Success exceeds $1.2B to transform OSU Read More

Oklahoma State University

TEDxOStateU returns to OSU April 10, 2015

By: OSU Communications

OSU alumni, faculty and students will share their ideas in the Seretean Center Concert Hall on the Stillwater campus from 1-5 p.m. on Friday, April 10. With the theme of “Ideas,” presenters will bring to the OSU campus thought-provoking views and inspiring initiatives designed to spark discussion in the spirit of the international TED Talk movement. Read More

TEDxOStateU

Farzaneh Brothers Give $1.6 Million to OSU

By: OSU Communications

Including matching gifts, more than $6 million will support a faculty chair and four professorships in Iranian and Persian Gulf studies. Read More

international-studies

A Piece of OSU

By: Chelsea Robinson | STATE Winter 2014

Memorial scholarship gives lasting life to aerospace engineering student. Kyle Bruggemeyer was not your typical aerospace engineering student. Even before high-school graduation, space was his passion, and he was dead set on chasing his dreams at Purdue University. Bruggemeyer and his parents had visited the campus, confirmed his decision and were ready to set off to West Lafayette, Indiana. Read More

College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology Honors College Research Memorial Scholarships

Building Business Excellence

By: OSU Communications

Oklahoma State University broke ground for a new business building Friday, September 5, 2014 on the Stillwater campus. The new home for the Spears School of Business will replace the current Business Building and stretch north to the former site of Hanner Hall. Read More

Spears School of Business Spears School of Business

A Haven for Pets in Life's Storms

By: Derinda Blakeney | STATE Winter 2014

Established by a generous gift from Leah Cohn Arendt, the Cohn Pet Care Facility gives pets a haven when their owners cannot. Should you no longer be able to care for your cherished family members, the Cohn Facility provides a home for your beloved pets, excellent veterinary medical attention and an opportunity for them to interact with people. Read More

Center for Veterinary Health Sciences

Housing Human Sciences

By: Jacob Longan | STATE Winter 2014

Human Sciences Dean Stephan Wilson led the ceremonial groundbreaking for the addition of a third wing to the facility, which opened in 1951. This 82,000-square-foot expansion will add 27,000 square feet of laboratory space, a 350-seat auditorium, a 5,000-square-foot great hall and a 1,300-square-foot professional partners' suite. Read More

College of Human Sciences Research

State of the Arts

By: Jacob Longan | STATE Winter 2014

OSU believes the arts are integral to its mission of improving lives through high-quality teaching, research and outreach. With that in mind, the university will soon build a nearly $60 million Performing Arts Center that will greatly enhance the study, creation, performance and appreciation of music and theatre. Read More

College of Arts and Sciences McKnight Center Performing Arts

A Night of Orange and Black


Join President & Mrs. Hargis, Jenifer Reynolds, Sarah Coburn, the OSU Music and Theatre departments along with many others as OSU celebrates the launch of the new Oklahoma State University Performing Arts Center on the Stillwater campus... Read More

College of Arts and Sciences McKnight Center Performing Arts

Human Sciences expanding its facility


The College of Human Sciences breaks ground on adding a new wing to the building. Read More

College of Human Sciences

Spears Business Breaking New Ground


The Spears School of Business breaks ground on their a new home Read More

Spears School of Business Spears School of Business

OSU CEAT opens Student Excellence Center


CEAT's new center opens its doors to welcome students to find more opportunities for success. Read More

College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology

TECH Playground impacts teaching, learning


Education students and faculty look for transformative ideas in TECH Playground. Read More

College of Education, Health and Aviation Graduate College Research

A Piece of Home Away from Home

By: Betty Thompson Richey | STATE Winter 2013

Representatives from the College of Human Sciences and OSU leadership will break ground on a new wing on the north side of the Human Sciences building. The expansion will include a multipurpose hall, a public-private partners suite, classrooms, lab space and more. Read More

Center for Veterinary Health Sciences America's Healthiest Campus Animals

A Series of Fortunate Events

By: Jacob Longan | STATE Fall 2014

Linda Cline is memorializing her husband with a significant contribution toward a state-of-the-art, multimillion-dollar facility in the Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources. Construction will soon begin on the Charlie Cline Memorial Equine Teaching Center. Read More

Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources Animal Science

Building for the Future

By: Amanda O'Toole Mason | STATE Fall 2014

Representatives from the College of Human Sciences and OSU leadership will break ground on a new wing on the north side of the Human Sciences building. The expansion will include a multipurpose hall, a public-private partners suite, classrooms, lab space and more. Read More

College of Human Sciences

Feeding the World

By: Betty Thompson Richey | STATE Spring 2014

When he died in 1995, Walter Sitlington left $9 million to OSU. The donation established seven endowed chairs for research in agriculture and veterinary medicine, along with creating multiple scholarship funds. Those scholarships are more beneficial every year, including awarding nearly $105,000 to students during the 2012-13 academic year. Read More

Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources Center for Veterinary Health Sciences Research

Forward Motion

By: Chelsea Robinson | STATE Fall 2014

The OSU Museum of Art's Postal Plaza Gallery is mapping an avenue for student education and community outreach by expanding its teaching mission. The museum is hosting a new exhibition and recently welcomed an additional staff member who will focus on educational programming. As part of its growth, the museum has identified a remodeling of the gallery's lower level as the next major fundraising priority. Read More

College of Arts and Sciences Museum of Art Visual Arts

Innovation Through Technology

By: Christy Lang | STATE Spring 2014

The TECH Playground, located on the third floor of Willard Hall, is enticing students and faculty to think about teaching and learning in new ways and sparking connections across disciplines. Read More

College of Education, Health and Aviation Graduate College Research

Making a Concrete Impact

By: Jacob Longan | STATE Spring 2014

The largest gift ever made to an OSU academic unit has increased support for engineering students, grown the rolls of aspiring engineers and fostered innovation in the College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology. Read More

College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology Research

When Parasites Attack...

By: Derinda Blakeney | STATE Fall 2014

Since 2009, the National Center for Veterinary Parasitology has been keeping people and pets safe, and ensuring farmers and ranchers can keep their products free of parasites and safe for consumption. It's a unique collaborative project between the private sector and academia, existing within the halls of OSU's Center for Veterinary Health Sciences. Read More

Center for Veterinary Health Sciences Research

Oklahoma State Not Finished Branding Success

By: Jacob Longan and Betty Thompson Richey | STATE Spring 2014

The boldest higher-education campaign in Oklahoma's history is built upon the simple yet audacious concept that OSU strives to be the nation's premier modern land-grant institution. Read More

Athletics College of Arts and Sciences College of Human Sciences Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources Spears School of Business Doel Reed Center for the Arts Museum of Art McKnight Center Research OSU Tulsa OSU Institute of Technology Center for Health Sciences Arts

Program Breaks Through Academic Barriers

By: Kandace Taylor | STATE Fall 2014

The Tutors in the Classroom program started at OSU-OKC in fall 2013 with $20,000 in grants from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation. It continues to thrive, resulting in higher GPAs in developmental courses and a positive response from students. Read More

OSU-OKC

OSU launches Oklahoma's first UTeach program

By: Amanda O'Toole Mason | STATE Spring 2014

OSUTeach, a new program at Oklahoma State, plans to ask the brightest and best science, technology, engineering and mathematics college students whether they could ever see themselves at the front of a classroom. Read More

OSUTeach College of Arts and Sciences College of Education, Health and Aviation Programs

Student enjoys 'growing experience' in Taos

By: Jacob Longan

Artist says she became a better person at the Doel Reed Center for the Arts. Read More

College of Arts and Sciences Doel Reed Center for the Arts Museum of Art

New scholars program builds future leaders

By: Amanda O'Toole Mason

McKnight program brings, builds future leaders Read More

Leadership

Progress through professorships

By: Rebecca Bailey

Professorship helps food microbiologist research, educate. Read More

Research Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources America's Healthiest Campus Food safety

Providing for the future

By: Chelsea Robinson

OSUIT facility prepares students to fill industry needs Read More

OSU Institute of Technology

Turning Points

By: Jacob Longan

Ben Grant credits OSU with greatly changing the course of his life. Read More

Estate Planning Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources Animal Science

White Coat Society


Supporters contribute to scholarships, programs and initiatives. Read More

Center for Health Sciences America's Healthiest Campus

Making a Difference


Thousands of donors give millions of dollars to support services Read More

Library

Expanding Connections


Rosenquist is first in series of exhibitions Read More

Museum of Art Visual Arts

Teaming Up


Brown and retired NBA player create piece auctioned at fundraiser Read More

Athletics OSU-OKC

1999 Founders Ensure Legacy of OSU-Tulsa


Honorees invest in continued success with annual gifts. Read More

OSU Tulsa

Overcoming a Rivalry


OU alum supporting OSU scholarships Read More

College of Arts and Sciences Scholarships

Win-Win-Win Situation


OSU is offering tuition-free graduate degrees to City Year alumni. Read More

College of Education, Health and Aviation College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology Graduate College OSU Tulsa Community Service

Giving for a Cause


Mai wants the best potential teachers to choose that profession. Read More

College of Education, Health and Aviation OSU Tulsa

Taking Her Love of Animals in Pictures


Images show animals in beautiful settings. Read More

Center for Veterinary Health Sciences Animals

Safe, Secure Sustenance


Advisory board contributes more than $1 million Read More

Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources Research America's Healthiest Campus Food & Agricultural Products Center

Stepping up to the Challenge


Program increases support for future rural Oklahoma physicians. Read More

America's Healthiest Campus Center for Health Sciences Rural Medicine

Meltzer Headlining Library Fundraiser


Cobb Speaker Series benefits Friends of the OSU Library. Read More

Library journalism

Stories Begin With Opportunities


Estate gift will support a significant number of recipients. Read More

College of Arts and Sciences Estate Planning journalism

Tulsa Chapter President Adds to Scholarships


Group raised more than $42,000, awarded 22 scholarships. Read More

OSU Alumni Association Scholarships

Forming the Future


R2200 Forming Machine produces 1,200 to 4,000 shapes per hour. Read More

Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources Food & Agricultural Products Center

Women for OSU awards $5,000

By: Jacob Longan

Philanthropists recognize and applaud OSU students who are making a difference at annual event Read More

Women for OSU Scholarships

Exceptional Service in National Interest

By: Jacob Longan | STATE Winter 2013

The TECH Playground, located on the third floor of Willard Hall, is enticing students and faculty to think about teaching and learning in new ways and sparking connections across disciplines. Read More

College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology Spears School of Business Graduate College Research National Security