Northwestern named chamber member of the month

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Northwestern named chamber member of the month

 Chamber presents Northwestern with Chamber Member of the Month

Northwestern Oklahoma State University is honored as the August 2013 Alva Area Chamber of Commerce Member of the Month during the chamber board’s monthly meeting. Chamber board members presented the award to members of the university’s senior staff. Pictured are (from left to right) Calleb Mosburg, Alex Mantz, Laura Girty, Mike Ruby, Dr. Janet Cunningham, Kelly Parker, Dr. Steve Lohman, Steve Valencia, David Pecha, Dwight Pfeiffer.

The Alva Area Chamber of Commerce named Northwestern Oklahoma State University August 2013 Chamber Member of the Month.

The award was presented to members of Northwestern’s senior staff during the August 16 chamber board meeting at Northwest Technology Building in Alva. Present to accept the honor were Dr. Janet Cunningham, president; Dr. Steve Lohman, executive vice president; Steve Valencia, associate vice president; Calleb Mosburg, dean of student affairs and enrollment management;  and David Pecha, vice president of administration. 

“We are proud to be long-time supporters of the Alva Chamber of Commerce,” Cunningham said. “We view our membership with the Chamber as a true partnership focused on the growth of the community. Northwestern is truly honored to be selected as the Chamber Member of the Month.”

Making the presentation were Alex Mantz, chamber director, and chamber board members Laura Girty with Oklahoma Small Business Development Center and vice president of the chamber board; Kelly Parker with Share Medical Center; Mike Ruby with OG&E; and Dwight Pfeiffer with Central National Bank.

“With various programs and workshops, the Northwest Oklahoma Concert Series, opening up facilities like the J.R. Holder Wellness Center to the public and being a resource for sporting events, Northwestern brings so much culture to our community,” Mantz said

Along with providing resources to the community, Northwestern is the largest employer in Alva with 220 full-time employees.