Jodie Randels announced as new office manager

The Northwestern Foundation & Alumni Association is pleased to announce Jodie Randels as its new office manager. Previously, Randels served as an admissions/records assistant in the Registry Office at Northwestern Oklahoma State University.


As the office manager, Randels is often the first voice and face of the organization when alumni, donors and other individuals contact the office. She assists in the correspondence to internal and external audiences, manages the acknowledgment of gifts and coordinates special events.


Northwestern Psychology Students of the Year Announced

Hillary Hurst and Rafaela Avila were selected by faculty members of the psychology department to receive the Psychology Students of the Year Award.

This award is given to two outstanding students majoring in psychology. The criteria for selection include grade point average, field related activities, classroom participation and potential of continued success.


Twelve Northwestern Oklahoma State University graduates have been selected as the 2020 Outstanding Seniors.


This year’s Outstanding Seniors include Megan Brown, Colton Budy, Julia Buckingham, Aleysa Franz, Alondra Galindo, Chanel Martin, Aaron Pierce, Katelyn Pierce, Jacqueline Ruhl, Alysson Stewart, Joni Welch and Tiffany Willson.


The average age of an online undergraduate student as of 2019, according to U.S. News and World Report, is 32. The average online graduate student is older than that. “Non-traditional students”, who are typically working adults not living on campus, are more likely to take online courses.

Staying active from home can be challenging, but it is not impossible. The best part about exercise is that you do not have to go to a gym to get it done; the world is your gym.
Those who put their lives at risk to take care of the sick are among our heroes. Health care workers are among the many working on the frontlines, serving us in this public health crisis.
The Northwestern Foundation & Alumni Association is partnering with Holder Drug, Alva Market and WalMart (Alva location) to deliver groceries and prescriptions to our citizens who are homebound or in quarantine during the COVID-19 public health crisis. 
If you are accustomed to face-to-face classes, online learning can be an adjustment. Here are some recommendations to help you adjust and succeed.

Education Scholarship Established to Honor Two Educators

The Thomas H. and Evajoy Elliot Scholarship was established in 2020 by their children Tomm J Elliott of Salvador, Bahia, Brazil; Kirk D. Elliott, Yukon, Okla. and Jody Elliott-Graham of Boise, Idaho.

Northwestern’s Spring Alumni Reunion 2020 Canceled 

The Northwestern Foundation & Alumni Association is canceling two upcoming events in response to the Novel Coronavirus pandemic and the risks it poses to public health.

Metcalfs Establish Scholarship

Verne Metcalf believes in Northwestern Oklahoma State University. A native of Alfalfa County, Metcalf says, “Northwestern adds much value to this area of Oklahoma.”

New Scholarship Supports Science Students

Lois Albert created the Mary Ann Sanders Lawrence Memorial Scholarship in memory of her great-great-grandmother. Mary Ann Sanders Lawrence wanted to become a doctor, but at the time women were not able to pursue the profession. 

Bruno Miguel Excels

Bruno Miguel excels at computers. Originally from Sao Paulo, Brazil, Bruno came to Northwestern after he was a high school exchange student in Mooreland, Okla.

2020 Outstanding Graduates Named

The Northwestern Foundation & Alumni Association is proud to present the Northwestern Oklahoma State University 2020 Outstanding Graduates.

 Investing in Your Family and Community

Many people invest because they want to eventually enjoy a comfortable retirement. While that is certainly a great reason, you can also benefit by investing in your family and community.

Northwestern Outstanding Senior Application Deadline Extended

The Northwestern Foundation & Alumni Association is preparing to once again recognize outstanding seniors.

A Passion for Education Results in Scholarship

The Ida Margaret Evans Scholarship was established to support a Northwestern Oklahoma State University student who is majoring in mathematics, mathematics education or computer science. The scholarship honors Ida Margaret Evans and her contribution to education.







Check in to the NWOSU Foundation & Alumni Association page on Facebook when you are on campus, and receive 10-15% off your bookstore purchase. Show the book store attendant your alumni association membership card and that you checked in to Facebook to qualify. 


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