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  • Presidential Lecture Series on Richard Nixon set for March 27

    March 13, 2014--The Northwestern Oklahoma State University Institute for Citizenship Studies and the Department of Social Sciences proudly announce their annual Presidential Lecture Series topic for 2014 -- “Richard Nixon: Meet the man you do not know.” The program is Thursday, March 27, at 7 p.m. in the Joe J. Struckle Education Center, room 109, at Northwestern-Alva. This event is free and open to the public.

  • Presentation on WWII POW camps in Oklahoma is Sept. 26 at Northwestern

    September 9, 2013-- Dr. William Corbett, who has written extensively on World War II Prisoner of War camps in Oklahoma, will present a talk on this subject at 7 p.m. on Sept. 26 in the J.W. Martin Library on the Northwestern Oklahoma State University Alva campus.

  • Callender works with Sen. Marlatt in legislative internship program

    May 24, 2013 -- Alva senior Amanda Callender, Northwestern Oklahoma State University’s Civic Education Fellow for 2013, spent the second week in May working with Sen. Bryce Marlatt in the Oklahoma State Legislature during a legislative internship program. The political science student was selected for the honor by the social sciences department.

  • 'Meet the Signers' on Sept. 17 in observance of Constitution Day

    September 11, 2012 -- The Northwestern Oklahoma State University Institute for Citizenship Studies and Department of Social Sciences is proud to present its annual Constitution Day observance on Monday, Sept. 17, from 1-2 p.m. This year's program is titled "Meet the Signers: The Lives of The Men Who Crafted America's Founding Document."

  • Campus Compact Names Nathan Jones as Newman Civic Fellow

    April 18, 2012 --  Nathan Jones, a senior at Northwestern Oklahoma State University from Beaver, has been named as a 2012 Newman Civic Fellow.  The Newman Civic Fellows Awards recognize inspiring college student-leaders who have worked to find solutions for challenges facing their communities.

  • Teachers' workshop on the Civil War set for June 11-14

    March 28, 2012 -- The Northwestern Oklahoma State University Social Sciences Department and the Institute for Citizenship Studies, in conjunction with the Oklahoma Humanities Council, proudly announce an upcoming Summer Teachers’ Workshop on the American Civil War. The workshop will be held at Northwestern-Alva on June 11-14.

  • Northwestern students hear from human rights advocate, New York Times best seller

    November 17, 2011 - In connection with the Leviathan Society of the Northwestern Oklahoma State University Social Sciences Department and NWOSU-Masonic Institute for Citizenship Studies, students Harold Henson, Alva sophomore, and Danielle Hubble, Fairview senior, traveled to the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma to attend a talk by Ayaan Hirsi Ali, a human rights advocate and New York Times bestselling author.

  • Recent Northwestern graduate working with Sen. Marlatt

    Austin Meyer, a recent Northwestern Oklahoma State University graduate and political science major from Alva, is working the last two weeks of May with Sen. Bryce Marlatt at the Oklahoma State Capitol as part of the Civic Education Fellowship Program.

  • Presidential Lecture Series event to feature presidency through newspaper

    “The American Presidency as Seen through the Newspaper,” a program set by Northwestern Oklahoma State University-Masonic Institute for Citizenship Studies (MICS) and the Department of Social Sciences, will be held on Tuesday, March 22, from 7 to 9 p.m. on the first floor of the J.W. Martin Library.

  • Social Sciences Department faculty present at annual historical society meeting

    Two faculty members from the Department of Social Sciences at Northwestern Oklahoma State University recently presented papers during the Oklahoma Historical Society Annual Meeting held at the Choctaw Casino Resort and Convention Center in Durant.

  • Department of Social Sciences awards Civic Education Fellowship to Nathan Jones

    The Northwestern Oklahoma State University Department of Social Sciences has selected Nathan Jones, Beaver sophomore, as the recipient of the first Civic Education Fellowship award.

  • Dr. Eric Schmaltz speaks at Founder's Day meeting

    On Saturday, April 17, Dr. Eric Schmaltz, associate professor of history at Northwestern Oklahoma State University, spoke at the annual Founder’s Day Meeting to members of the Central Oklahoma Chapter of the American Historical Society of Germans from Russia (AHSGR) in Oklahoma City.

  • Northwestern social sciences faculty to present community discussion forums

    A series of forums will be held in Alva, and presented by faculty members from the social sciences department at Northwestern Oklahoma State University.  J.W. Platt, instructor of history, will facilitate each forum.  All forums are free and open to the public and will be held at the Alva City Library at 7 p.m.
  • Presidents Truman and Eisenhower to be featured in lecture series March 24

    “American Presidents:  Presidents of the Heartland,” a lecture series featuring Presidents Harry S. Truman and Dwight D. Eisenhower, will be presented in Herod Hall Auditorium on Wednesday, March 24, from 7 to 9 p.m., as part of Northwestern Oklahoma State University’s Cultural Heritage Lecture Series.

  • Social Sciences Department receives $100,000 endowment

    Northwestern Oklahoma State University’s Social Sciences Department has received a $100,000 endowment from the Masonic Fraternity of Oklahoma.   

  • Northwestern students to assist with Land Run Celebration

    Social studies students and Aggie Club members from Northwestern Oklahoma State University will be on hand at the 2nd Annual Cherokee Strip Land Run Celebration on Friday, Sept. 25, from 5-8 p.m., at the Cherokee Strip Museum in Alva.
  • A story of the Germans from Russia to be presented at Northwestern

    “Remember Us: Letters from Stalin’s Gulag to the Great Plains (1930-1937): A Family’s Story of the Germans from Russia,” a presentation hosted by the Department of Social Sciences at Northwestern Oklahoma State University, will take place on Thursday, Oct. 8, at 7 p.m.

  • Project HOPE brings area students to Northwestern

    Approximately 30 third through eighth grade students, as well as coordinating teachers, from Waynoka and Freedom continue to participate in an ongoing program called Project HOPE or “Helping Others Pursue Excellence” at Northwestern Oklahoma State University.