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In Other News March 13, 2003 Events

A Man On A Mission: OPSU President BryantDr. David Bryant

Panhandle State’s Dr. David Bryant, not even one month into his position as president, has hit the ground running.

He is already very active in all phases of day-to-day management in the academic side of things as well as the business and public relations aspects. Accompanied by his two young grandsons, he is also a fixture at Aggie athletic events. Read more on President Bryant.

State Regents Discuss Process Designed to Increase Oklahoma’s Economic Prosperity

In response to Gov. Brad Henry’s challenge in his state-of-the-state address that Oklahoma higher education harness the energies of its faculty and students as a force for economic development in the state, the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education announced Oklahoma’s plan for economic prosperity. Read more on increasing Oklahoma's economic prosperity.

Hollywood Filmmaker Offers Series at USAO

Gray FredericksonAfter a long and successful career making movies in Hollywood with names like Coppola, Eastwood, Brando and Redford, filmmaker Gray Frederickson has returned to Oklahoma to raise a family.

And while he's still making movies -- the latest is "My Five Wives" featuring Rodney Dangerfield -- Frederickson enjoys helping young Oklahoma filmmakers get started, and sharing his colorful career in films. Read more on Gray Frederickson.

African American Author Awarded NSK Neustadt Prize for Children's Literature

Mildred D. Taylor, one of the foremost writers for young people in the United States for nearly three decades, has been named laureate of the inaugural $25,000 NSK Neustadt Prize for Children's Literature, awarded by the University of Oklahoma and its international quarterly, World Literature Today. Read more on Mildred D. Taylor.

Pickens Record Gift Takes OSU to Next Level

Mr. & Mrs. PickensOklahoma State University alumnus Boone Pickens announced a $70 million commitment to his alma mater on March 6th -- the largest single gift ever to OSU.

Pickens' total support of the university now approaches $75 million, making the 1951 graduate the university's largest single donor. Read more on Boone Pickens gift to OSU.

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