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Distinguished Alumni

The College of Arts and Sciences recognizes alumni who bring distinction to Oklahoma State University through extraordinary achievements in their fields of discipline and have demonstrated records of distinguished service. Twenty-four individuals are chosen annually by representatives from each department of the College of Arts & Sciences to receive this prominent award.


2019

Tamey Anglley, Ph.D. B.A. Music '01, M.M. '03
Alex M. Bagby B.S. Statistical Mathematics '83
Ruth Mauch Baruth B.S. Sociology '73, M.S. Psychology '75
Frank V. Bright, Ph.D. Ph.D. Chemistry '85
Thomas Elton Brown M.A. History '71, Ph.D. History '74
Martha A. Burger B.S. Medical Technology '93
Greg Casillas B.S. Geology '83
Val Castor B.S. Geography '85
Peter Exline B.S. Philosophy '69
Bernard F. Fuemmeler, Ph.D. M.S. Psychology '98, Ph.D. Psychology '01
Scott L. Huston B.S. History '76
Bob Martin B.S. Computer Science '92, MBA '97
Ronda Chapman McKown B.S. SMSC '89
Julie Nash B.A. English '91
L. Alan Prather, Ph.D. M.S. Botany '90
Ron Schaefer B.S. Communication Disorders '72
Michelle Shinn, Ph.D. B.S. Physics '78, M.S. Physics '80, Ph.D. Physics '83
Dana Stone B.A. French '78, B.A. German '78
David Swank B.A. Political Science '53
James Joseph Truscott B.S. Hotel and Restaurant Administration '62
Clay Turner BFA Graphic Design '80

 

2018

Ann Ackerman, Ph.D. B.S. Mathematics '72
John Alberts B.S. Sociology '87
Carol Alexander B.S. Journalism '86, B.A. Spanish '86
David Allen B.A. Philosophy '89
Vicki Baker, M.D., M.P.H B.S. Psychology '79
Paul Bohannon B.A. Political Science '72
Joe Carroll B.S. Computer Science '86
Tom Cason, Ph.D. B.S. Biological Sciences '72, M.S. Biological Sciences '74, Ph.D. Botany '77
Alvin Bruce Cobb B.A. History '65
Jeanie Cooper B.S. Speech/Theater '66
John David B.S. Broadcast Journalism '68
Chris Fore, Ph.D. M.S. Psychology '94, Ph.D. Psychology '97
Michael Grim, Ph.D. B.S. Communication Sciences and Disorders '86
Dr. Debbie Huff, M.D. B.S. Microbiology '80
Will Joyce B.A. English '01
Colte Julian B.A. Music '06
Michael D. Kuykendall B.S. Geology '82 M.S. Geology '85
Sherry Marshall B.S. Physics '92
Mark Miller M.S. Geography '72
Gilbert Sanders, Ed.D. B.S. History '67
Sonya Terpening B.S. Art Education '77
Mario White B.A. History '02, B.S. Math '02

 

2017

Alisa Ben B.A. Journalism and Broadcasting '01
Jerry Burson, Ed.D. B.A. Theatre '55
Tony Cho, Ph.D. B.M. Music Performance '98
Barrett Cieutat M.S. Geology '92
Emily Drennan B.A. Spanish '03
Otto Duecker B.A. Art Education '70
Bhaskar Dutta Ph.D. Physics '95
Margaret Ewing, Ph.D. Ph.D. Zoology '66
Bill Fournet M.A. History '95
Kimberly Hays B.A. Philosophy '90
Kay Oltmanns Headrick B.S. Speech Pathology '85
Elizabeth Hood, Ph.D. M.S. Botany '80
Brian McDowell, D.O. B.S. Microbiology '98, D.O., '03
Fred Regnier, Ph.D. Ph.D. Chemistry, '66
John Rice, Ph.D. B.S. Math '54
Geoffrey Simpson B.S. Computer Science '97
Michael Sloniker B.S. General Business '67
William Talley B.S. Biological Sciences '55
Jane Thomas B.S. Sociology '75
Neil Van Dalsem B.A. English Literature '91
Vance Winningham B.S. Pre-Law '63

 

2016

BARBARA BONNER, Ph.D. Ph.D. Clinical Psychology, '84
STEPHANIE CLARK '94, B.F.A. Graphic Design
SHELDON DETRICK B.S. Aerospace '59
ROBERT EASTERLING, Ph.D. Ph.D. Statistics, '67
ERIC EISSENSTAT B.S. Political Science, '80
JON GLASS 79, M.S. '81, B.S. Geology
SANDRA HOFER B.S. Foreign Language '76
LONNIE HUFF B.S. Communication Sciences & Disorders, M.S.'72, '69
CYNTHIA JORDY B.S. Botany & Ecology, '86, '88, M.S. Botany
VICTORIA KNOLL '93, B.S. Mathematics
LOWELL KYLE B.S. Language Arts, '69
SHARRON MILLER B.A. Theatre, '71
JERRY OVERTON, Ph.D. 89, B.S. & M.S. Geography '70, M.S. Geology
ROBERT PURCELL B.A. Chemistry '57
MICHAEL RYDIN B.A. Philosophy '74, B.S. Math, '75
MATTHEW SIVILS, Ph.D. 02, Ph.D., '06, M.A. English
LARRY SOLOMON B.S. Journalism & Public Relations '83
MICHAEL STEELMAN B.S. Zoology, '69
JIM TROXEL B.S. Sociology '68
VINIT VERMA 87, M.S. Computer Science
JOHN WHITNEY, Ph.D. B.S. Bacteriology '61, Ph.D. Microbiology, '67

 

2015

Susan Barber M.S. Botany, '75
Julia Brown B.A. Political Science, '72
Timothy Carver B.S. Computer Science, '94
Terry Cline Ph.D. M.S. Psychology, '85, Ph.D. Psychology, '92
Paul Corrigan B.F.A. Graphic Design, ‘91
Randy Couture B.A. Foreign Languages (German), '92
Barry Epperley B.A. Music, M.S. Music, '69, '66
Leroy Folks M.S. Statistics, '55
Mike Gaskins B.S. Geology, '80
Sarah Hoyt B.S. Theatre, '66
Bahaeddin Jassemnejad, Ph.D. '86, Physics
Steven Karr, Ph. D. '01, History
John Kempf B.A. Philosophy, '73
Carl Kerfoot B.S. Chemistry, '49
Alfred Litchenburg B.S. Mathematics, M.S. Mathematics, '71, '72
Dilin Liu, Ph.D. '92, English
Jill Moore B.S. Communication Sciences and Disorders, '74
Alonzo Poindexter '63, Military Studies
Lt. Col. William "Bill" Schwertfeger Aerospace Studies, '67
David Waits M.S. Geography, '88
Mary Jane Wooten B.S. Microbiology, '72
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