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  • Communication lectureship established to honor John and Margaret Barton

    December 1, 2016 – The Barton name is a familiar one around Alva and Northwestern Oklahoma State University. From 1966-1995, John Barton shaped the minds of young men and women in the university’s speech department. In honor of the impact he and his wife, Margaret, made at Northwestern, their daughter Cheryl (Barton) Listen, with her husband Herb Listen, established the John and Margaret Barton Communication Lectureship for Academic Enrichment to provide additional funds for Communication faculty and staff development.

  • Donors pledge $12,000 in matching gifts for Northwestern’s #GivingTuesday campaign

    November 16, 2016 —  After the initial announcement of its second #GivingTuesday campaign last week, the Northwestern Foundation & Alumni Association is excited to announce the addition of two pledges totaling $12,000 in matching gifts. Anonymous alumni pledged $10,000 and Mary Lou Bryan, ’59, of Ponca City, Okla., pledged $2,000. Gifts – up to a cumulative sum of $12,000 – now will be matched with the potential of raising $24,000 for Northwestern students.

  • Northwestern Foundation joins #GivingTuesday movement for second year

    November 10, 2016 – After raising more than $30,000 for student scholarships last November, the Northwestern Foundation & Alumni Association kicks off another holiday season by participating in the global #GivingTuesday movement for the second year. Gifts made to the RISE (Rangers Investing in Students & Education) annual giving fund from November 29 – December 16 will count toward the Giving Tuesday campaign.

  • Northwestern Foundation & Alumni Association updates alumni and friends directory

    November 7, 2016 – Northwestern Oklahoma State University alumni and other friends soon will be contacted and asked for updates for the new “Northwestern Alumni and Other Friends Directory”, due for distribution in November 2017.The Northwestern Foundation & Alumni Association has partnered again with PCI (also known as Publishing Concepts) to produce an updated directory.

  • McKee, Rankin named recipients of Dean Ranson Scholarship at Northwestern

    October 27, 2016 – Fairview natives Colton McKee and Rylee Rankin are the 2016-2017 recipients of the Dean Ranson Scholarship at Northwestern Oklahoma State University.

  • Northwestern Thank-a-Thon set for Oct. 24-26, student volunteers needed

    October 4, 2016 – The Northwestern Foundation & Alumni Association’s sixth annual Thank-a-Thon will take place Oct. 24-26, from 5-8:30 p.m. The event will be held in the Student Center Ballroom on Northwestern’s Alva campus and is open to all students, faculty, staff, clubs and organizations.

  • Northwestern Foundation & Alumni Association annual meeting set for Sept. 20

    September 15, 2016 – The Northwestern Oklahoma State University Foundation & Alumni Association will hold its Annual Meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 20 at 4 p.m. The meeting will be held in the Student Center Ballroom on Northwestern’s Alva campus.The public is invited to attend.

  • Clark hired as office manager for Northwestern Foundation & Alumni Association

    May 23, 2016 – The Northwestern Foundation & Alumni Association is pleased to announce the addition of Hailey Clark to its staff.

  • Clark hired as office manager for Northwestern Foundation & Alumni Association

    May 23, 2016 – The Northwestern Foundation & Alumni Association is pleased to announce the addition of Hailey Clark to its staff.

  • Northwestern Alumni Membership Night set for Feb. 18

    Feb. 2, 2016 – The Northwestern Foundation & Alumni Association invites Alumni Association, President’s Association and Millennium Club members to Membership Night at Percefull Fieldhouse Thursday, Feb. 18.

  • Foundation reaches online fundraising goal for student scholarships

    December 9, 2015--To kick off its new annual giving program, RISE (Rangers Investing in Students & Education), the Northwestern Foundation & Alumni Association asked friends of the University to “RISE for Northwestern students” during this year’s Giving Tuesday, a global day dedicated to giving.

  • Ranger #GivingTuesday fever rising, another $10,000 pledge comes in

    November 17, 2015--After a little over one week into its #GivingTuesday campaign, the Northwestern Foundation & Alumni Association is excited to announce an additional pledge of $10,000 from alumnus David Johnson, a former student between 1972-1973.

  • Over 200 Northwestern students volunteer at fifth annual Thank-a-Thon

    November 16, 2015--In October, 221 Northwestern Oklahoma State University students called and wrote to hundreds of donors to thank them for their gifts to the university.

  • Northwestern Foundation joins global #GivingTuesday Movement, launches new annual giving program

    November 9, 2015--The Northwestern Foundation & Alumni Association kicks off the holiday season by participating in the global #GivingTuesday movement to launch its new annual giving program, RISE (Rangers Investing in Students & Education). With the goal of increasing scholarship opportunities for Northwestern students, all annual gifts received through Dec. 1 will be matched up to $10,000 by an anonymous donor.

  • Nominations open for Northwestern Outstanding Graduate 2016, Deadline for nomination is Jan. 1

    November 9, 2015--The Northwestern Foundation & Alumni Association is now accepting nominations for Outstanding Graduates in the categories of art, business/professional, education, humanitarian, Ranger Spirit and Ranger Recognition.

  • Northwestern Foundation annual meeting set for Sept. 24

    September 16, 2015--The Northwestern Oklahoma State University Foundation will hold its Annual Meeting on Thursday, Sept. 24. 

  • Family, friends establish Irish and Loyce Erikson Agriculture Scholarship

    November 5, 2014 -- 4Irish and Loyce Erikson understood the importance of education and insisted that each of their children complete a college education. Irish attended Northwestern back in the late 1930s but was unable to finish his degree due to work and family responsibilities. Although Loyce did not attend college, she was very supportive of her children finishing their degrees. Knowing how important education was to their parents, Irish and Loyce’s children established the Irish and Loyce Erikson Agriculture Scholarship in their memory.

  • 75th anniversary screening of Wizard of Oz Aug. 28 in Herod Hall

    August 20, 2014-- Friends and alumni of Northwestern Oklahoma State University and members of the Alva and surrounding communities are invited to a special screening of “The Wizard of Oz” in celebration of the film’s 75th anniversary, Thursday, Aug. 28, in Herod Hall Auditorium, Alva campus. Moviegoers will be treated to free snow cones from Frosty Joe’s from 6 to 7 p.m. The movie will begin at 7 p.m.

  • Northwestern Foundation, Alumni launches new website

    August 17, 2014 -- The Northwestern Foundation and Alumni Association has launched a new-and-improved version of its website.

  • New education scholarship established in honor of Marguerite Johnson

    December 19, 2013--A new education scholarship has been established through the Northwestern Oklahoma State University Foundation in honor of the late Marguerite D. Johnson.  The award was established by family to recognize her family values and passion for young people.  According to her family, she made a huge impact on countless young people. 

  • Inspired alumnus endows language arts scholarship

    April 29, 2013 -- It is on rare occasions that special people come into others’ lives for just a fleeting moment and profoundly inspire them to make a difference. That is exactly the effect that Judith “Judy” Jenlink had on David Bradley, a Northwestern Oklahoma State University alumnus and former faculty member from Stillwater. In fact, Jenlink, who passed away in February 2012, so inspired Bradley that he established the Judy Jenlink Language Arts Scholarship at Northwestern to honor her memory.

  • Northwestern music scholarship honors memory of Joan Talley Fisher

    March 8, 2013 -- For Joan Talley Fisher, music was not just a hobby but a vocation that she pursued from a very early age. Beginning with piano and clarinet lessons, Fisher’s skills grew and she was able to help finance her college education by giving piano lessons.