Northwestern Family Day set for Sept. 23-24

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Northwestern Family Day set for Sept. 23-24

September 16, 2016

Family Day 2016 Family Day at Northwestern Oklahoma State University is Friday and Saturday, Sept. 23-24. The annual event brings families to campus where they can take tours, purchase Ranger gear, shop for tuition scholarships and attend a Ranger football game.

Families are invited to visit the Alva merchants to “shop for tuition” to register for a $500, $300 or $200 tuition giveaway for the spring semester of 2017. Families can register as many times as they’d like, and the winning individuals will be presented with their awards during halftime (must be present to win

The Alva merchants participating can be found at Only open on Friday are Alva State Bank, Banc Central and Floral Designs. Alva merchants participating both Friday and Saturday are Community Bank, K&S Tire, Holder Drug, Radio Shack, Taco Village, LaDEEda, Rialto Theatre, Lyn’s T-Shirt Factory, McDonald’s, Wal-Mart, Merle Norman, Alva’s Market, Exotic Heat Wave, Brown’s Shoe Fit Co., Bar S Outfitters, Wickedly Rustic, Graceful Arts Gallery, and Schuhmacher’s Copper Penny. More merchants are added daily. No purchase necessary to “shop for tuition.”

Family Day registration is Saturday from 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. in the Northwestern Student Center.

After registration, families are invited to attend the Presidential Pre-Game Program in the Student Center Ballroom from 3:30 – 4 p.m. Students and their families will hear from Dr. Janet Cunningham, university president, and will have the opportunity to meet with Northwestern faculty and staff members. After the Presidential Pre-Game, families will receive free tickets to the football game and a chance to win additional prizes.

Families also are invited to the Tailgate Party from 5 p.m. until kickoff on the west side of the Ranger Field locker room. Food and drinks will be served for $3 per person. In case of inclement weather, Northwestern will play host to the tailgate event in the Student Center.

Saturday’s events will wrap-up at 7 p.m. when the Northwestern Ranger football team takes on Ouachita Baptist.

For more information, please contact Calleb Mosburg, dean of student affairs and enrollment management, at or (580) 327-8415.