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Purple Heart Soldier Follows His Passion For Science

Josh Encinas teaches at Cushing High School.

Student's love for family pushes him to finish teaching degree

By Holly Blakey

His résumé reads like the biography of a true American hero:

•  Purple Heart, Afghanistan 2011;

The Cowboy Way

Oklahoma State University Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer Dr. Jason F. Kirksey

     With the initials JFK, the Oklahoma State University Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer Jason Fitzgerald Kirksey says his mother expected greatness from her boys.

O-STATE Stories: The First Cowboys of OSU Rodeo

Larry Kilgore, left, brought his horse to Stillwater and enrolled at Oklahoma A&M College in the fall of 1946.

The First Cowboys of OSU Rodeo

Story by Sarah Milligan

Alumni Hall of Fame 2015

The OSU Alumni Association inducted four alumni into the OSU Hall of Fame.

2015 Oklahoma State University Hall of Fame

Snapshot: Mother's Garden

The Price Family Garden, otherwise known as Mothers Garden, is located outside of the Atherton Hotel on the Oklahoma State University-Stillwater campus.

Honoramus Matres Nostras

No language can express the power, and beauty, and heroism, and majesty of a mother’s love … 

— Edwin Hubbell Chapin

Wellness with First Cowgirl Ann Hargis Spring 2015

Oklahoma State University students enjoy three-bean chili from a recipe provided by First Cowgirl Ann Hargis.


Dear Cowboy Family,

STATEment Trio Letter Spring 2015

Dear OSU Alumni and Friends,

Although high school graduation brings an end to childhood school days, commencement means a new beginning. It’s not too late to start a bright future at Oklahoma State University.  Encourage prospective students you know to enroll at OSU. 

Branding Success - The Campaign for OSU

Branded Success

OSU's seven-year fundraising campaigh exceeds $1.2 billion and 104,000 donors

Story by Jacob Longan

Mia Winfree didn't think of herself as a potential OSU donor last August. In fact, she was a recent Westmoore High School graduate still transitioning into college life as she sat in New Student Orientation and Enrollment.

City Year Partnership

City Year partnered with OSU and Tulsa public schools to create a better environment for students.

Win-Win-Win Situation 

OSU, City Year, Tulsa all benefit from new partnership

Story by Jacob Longan

President's Letter Spring 2015