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June 2013

John McArthur Named Cameron University President

Dr. John McArthur will be Cameron University's new president.Dr. John McArthur has been named Cameron University’s 17th president, effective July 1. He will replace Dr. Cindy Ross, who earlier this year announced her intention to retire this summer.

Dr. James South Named SWOSU Vice President of Academic Affairs

Dr. James South, the new president of academic affairs at SWOSU.Dr. James South has been selected as the new vice president of academic affairs at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford and Sayre, according to SWOSU President Randy Beutler.

Redlands Community College Viticulture Program Earns Award

Chapel Creek Winery, located on the Redlands Community College Darlington campus, recently earned the Outstanding Event Redbud Merit Award presented by the Oklahoma Travel Industry Association. The Redbud Awards ceremony is an annual event recognizing Oklahoma tourism attractions, convention and visitors bureaus, chambers of commerce, advertising agencies, event managers and regional marketing organizations for outstanding efforts to serve and promote Oklahoma's tourism industry.

OSU Students Design Tornado-Chasing UAVs

A model of how the UAV from OSU works.Students from Oklahoma State University’s department of mechanical and aerospace engineering have designed storm- penetrating air vehicles.

 

OCCC Damaged During May 31 Storms

OCCC campus after the May 31 storm.Oklahoma City Community College (OCCC) joined many Oklahomans who are in the process of clean up and recovery from the recent storms.


State Regents Receive Funding for Oklahoma Colleges, Universities

The Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education recently approved $988.5 million in state appropriations for the state system of higher education for FY 2014. This represents a $33.3 million or 3.5 percent increase from the FY 2013 appropriation.

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