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Northwestern Oklahoma State University Recruitment Viewbook

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Northwestern Oklahoma State University Recruitment Viewbook

  1. 1. 1 #FollowMe... to #LiveYourDream #FollowMe... to #LiveYourDream
  2. 2. 2 #FollowMe... to #LiveYourDream AFFIRMATIVE ACTION COMPLIANCE STATEMENT: This institution, in compliance with Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008, and other applicable federal laws and regulations, and to the extent required by law, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, physical or mental disability, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. This includes, but is not limited to, admissions, employment, financial aid, and educational services. Inquiries concerning the application of these programs should be made to the Dean of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management, Northwestern Oklahoma State University, 709 Oklahoma Boulevard, Alva, OK 73717, (580) 327-8415. COST STATEMENT: This publication, printed by Northwestern Oklahoma State University, is issued by the University as authorized by the Regional University System of Oklahoma. A total of 18,000 copies have been prepared and distributed at a cost to the taxpayers of the State of Oklahoma of $6,453.58. We all have them, but each dream is unique. Each dream is special; each dream is yours. As a student at Northwestern Oklahoma State University, you will have the chance to live your dream by earning a degree that will bring to life the opportunity to succeed in your chosen career. Many students also live out their dreams by participating in the activities that make campus life at Northwestern special. Activities from Greek life, to campus clubs, to intercollegiate athletics, provide students with the opportunities to make lifetime memories and lifelong friends. There are nearly 50 campus clubs and organizations available to you, along with major campus events like Howdy Week, Homecoming, Red Riot Week, and Bahama Breakaway. Throughout the year, students also take advantage of participating in intramural sports or attending student performances in music or theatre. Leadership opportunities in the Student Government Association attract students from every corner of campus, and for students who have a dream of becoming the next great journalist, our award-winning campus media offers a myriad of possibilities. Part of living your dream is embracing the spirit of our university and our mascot – The Ranger. Our mascot is more than just a bucking horse and its rider -- it represents a sense of adventure, courage, and the willingness to push the limits. Ask a graduate or an upperclassman about what it means to be a Ranger, and you will fully understand the Northwestern experience. Does this sound like your kind of dream? Then, welcome to Northwestern, where we hope you will #LiveYourDream. #TableofContents #LiveYourDream @NWOSU #Housing................4 #Costs.....................5 @NWOSU Admissions............6 #NWQuickFacts.....7 #Scholarships.....8-9 #Academics..........10 #BeARanger.........11 #VisitCampus........... .........................Back #Branch Campuses.......18-19 #Alumni Success................17 @NWOSU Athletics...............16 #Ranger Shoutout...............15 #Leadership.........14#StudentLife....12-13 How is #NWOSU helping you to #LiveYourDream? See answers from Carmen Sander, May 2014 graduate from Seiling, Okla., and Reid Miller, Pampa, Texas, junior: http://youtu.be/ oZmVIJVFrhE and http:// youtu.be/3cF1AZBRrQI. Carmen Sander Reid Miller
  3. 3. 3 #FollowMe... to #LiveYourDream Stay fit at Northwestern The J.R. Holder Wellness Center and the Yvonne Carmichael Aquatic Center are located on campus and are free to full-time Northwestern students. What You’ll Find in the Wellness Center: Welcome to the Ranger Nation -- where your future is bright! If you’re looking to meet people, the Student Center is where you’ll find many of our students. Not only can you grab a quick bite to eat, but you also can hang out in our spacious lounge area with a big screen TV, browse the Internet in the small computer lab that’s open all day, or go buy Ranger gear and supplies in the bookstore. There are computer labs in most buildings and wireless connections all over campus. Still have that competitive edge? We have many intramural sports you can participate in. Join a team or make one of your own! • Aerobic equipment • Weight-training equipment • Cardio equipment • Swimming pool • Racquetball courts • Walking track • Personal trainers • Various fitness/aerobics classes • Massage therapist #RangerNation Being chosen as Miss Northwestern 2014 has been a blessing. The love and support I have received through the faculty, the students, and the community is overwhelming! Everyone at Northwestern is welcoming, helpful, and motivating, and that’s why I call it my home. I love this school, the people, and the academic advances I have received here. I cannot imagine going to school anywhere else. Having the opportunity to proudly represent our Northwestern campus at the Miss Oklahoma Pageant was an honor and the opportunity of a lifetime. Ride, Rangers, Ride! ~ Alex Smith, Miss Northwestern 2014 Mooreland sophomore, Business Admin.
  4. 4. 4 #FollowMe... to #LiveYourDream • All first-time freshmen attending the Alva campus are required to live in university housing. Limited exemptions are granted - contact the Housing Office for details. • All housing is single-sex: Fryer Hall and South Hall are for women; Ament Hall and Coronado Hall are for men. • Each residence hall offers free laundry facilities, Internet, vending machines, television lounges, ice machines, microwave ovens, air- conditioned rooms, and game rooms. • Coronado Hall houses the university cafeteria, Coronado Cafe. • The cafeteria offers three meals/day on Monday-Friday and two meals/day on Saturday and Sunday. • Students can use their meal plans at Coronado Cafe and the Student Center Food Court. • Meal plans also are available for students who live off-campus. • Move In Days start the Thursday prior to the first day of classes. • If you have questions about university housing, contact Shane Hansen, Director of Students and Housing at (580) 327-8418 or schansen@nwosu.edu. 10....................$5,230..................$4,030 15....................$5,430..................$4,230 19....................$5,550..................$4,350 Meals Per Week Private Room Semi- Private Room Room & Board Costs (per year) • Northwestern has been ranked among the region’s leading universities by U.S. News & World Report. They also say Northwestern has the most affordable campus housing in America! And, 57 percent of our graduates have no student debt! If that sounds good to you, give us a call! #Housing Some of my favorite memories of Northwestern include... being a part of such an amazing ensemble! Choir opens doors to so many opportunities. #NWOSUmemories ~ Bryce Lewis El Reno junior, Vocal Music
  5. 5. 5 #FollowMe... to #LiveYourDream Estimated Costs for Tuition, Fees, Room, Board & Books (Based on 30 hours) Resident Undergraduate Tuition.......................$163.25/credit hour =.$ 4,897.50 Non-resident Undergraduate Tuition................$378.25/credit hour =.$ 11,347.50 Required Fees for All Students.........................$ 21.75/credit hour =.$ 652.50 Room and Board (semi-private room, 15 meals/week)....................... $ 4,230.00 Approximate Fixed Expenses for Residents....................................... $ 9,780.00 Approximate Fixed Expenses for Non-Residents............................... $16,230.00 Estimated cost for books and supplies = $ 1,200.00 per year * Additional academic fees may apply Non-Resident Tuition Waiver Not from Oklahoma? No problem! The NWOSU Go OK! tuition waiver program will waive almost all of the costs associated with out of state tuition. To learn if you will qualify for the NWOSU Go OK! tuition waiver program, contact the Recruitment Office at (580) 327-8546 or email them at recruit@nwosu.edu. #Costs My favorite memory this year... Being able to go to the basketball game in Weatherford and see the Ranger men’s team win. @NWOSU #nwosumemories ~ Jezmyn Wallace, Enid senior, Elementary Ed
  6. 6. 6 #FollowMe... to #LiveYourDream Apply Online You can apply to attend Northwestern online by visiting www.nwosu.edu and clicking on the “Apply Online” graphic, or if you prefer to print an admissions application, click on the Admissions Requirements link on the homepage. Admissions Options for Freshmen 1. Have a minimum ACT score of 20 or an SAT score of 940 (CR+M); or 2. Be ranked in the top 50 percent of your high school class and have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.7; or 3. Have a 2.7 GPA in the 15 units of required high school courses; or 4. Apply for alternative admission Admission Information Northwestern admission standards are established by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education and are based on performance and curricular requirements. Curricular Requirements for High School Graduates Units Course Areas 4 English (Grammar, Composition, Literature) 3 Lab Science (Biology, Chemistry, Physics or any lab science certified by the school district. General Science may not be used to meet this requirement) 3 Mathematics (Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, Math Analysis, Calculus, AP Statistics) 3 History and Citizenship Skills (Including 1 unit of American History and 2 units from the subjects of History, Government, Geography, Economics, and/or Non-Western Culture) 2 Additional Units (Any previously listed subjects, Computer Science, Foreign Language) Admission for Transfers 1. Have a 2.0 minimum cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale; and, 2. Provide a transcript from each college attended with application for admission @NWOSUAdmissions Four years @nwosu was incredibly awesome because of the most amazing set of friends I have. Love the diversity! #NWMyStory ~ Anjeela Shrestha, Biology/Natural History 2014 graduate from Kathmandu, India
  7. 7. 7 #FollowMe... to #LiveYourDream • 16:1 student-teacher ratio. • Northwestern was founded in 1897 as Northwest Territorial Normal School and became Northwestern State College in 1939. It became Northwestern Oklahoma State University in 1974. • Top 5 undergraduate majors include Education, Business Administration/Accounting, Nursing, Psychology and Criminal Justice. • Four of our largest major programs are nationally accredited -- Business, Education, Nursing, and Social Work. • CollegeAtlas.org ranked our nursing program at No. 18 in the nation and No. 1 in Oklahoma, based on academic quality, affordability and accessibility, as well as what percentage of nursing graduates pass their board certification tests (NCLEX- RN). Northwestern’s faculty members are dedicated to the success of the students as is affirmed by the high NCLEX- RN pass rates (100 percent in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013; and 97 percent in 2012). • The Academic Success Center (ASC), conveniently located in the middle of campus, offers free tutoring for ANY student! It also offers Residual ACTs and CLEP tests for students who have taken advanced classes in high school or are proficient in an academic area. • The Alva campus library contains approximately 130,000 books and 150 print journal subscriptions. It has 8,000 full-text online journals, and a government documents area. • A computer lab, laptops and individual study rooms are available in the library. You also can check out the “New Releases” DVD section of the library! • Don’t worry if you are undecided about your major; 2/3 of college students change their major at least once, and you will take all of your general education courses first. • All of Northwestern’s properties are “Tobacco Free.” • Every Friday is #RedNBlackFriday, so wear your best Ranger gear and show your #RangerPride! • If you’re into Social Media, check us out: www.facebook.com/nwosu.rangers www.facebook.com/nwosuadmissions Twitter: @NWOSU, @NWOSUAdmissions @NWOSUAthletics Instagram: NWOSURangers www.youtube.com/nwokst • When you receive your acceptance letter, tell the world! Post to Instagram or Twitter using the hashtag #NWOSUSaidYes. • Other hashtags used a lot include #NWOSU, #RRR, #RangerNation, #RedNBlack #NWQuickFacts Rivalry games are always the best games to cheer at, but the NWOSU vs SWOSU game was unlike anything I have ever experienced. It was awesome to see how many students came out to show their support for the basketball team. The atmosphere was so exciting and the energy in the gym was unreal! That’s what Northwestern is all about! Northwestern is more than just a school. It is a place that enables you to feel at home and accept- ed. Northwestern is like a family. The professors re- ally look out for you and go out of their way to help you succeed. I am so happy I chose NWOSU for my college experience! ~ Morgan Renbarger Calumet junior
  8. 8. 8 #FollowMe... to #LiveYourDream Freshman Year Academic Awards Freshman Incentive Grant • $300 toward housing. Must attend Northwestern’s Alva Campus. Freshman Academic Scholarships • $500-$1,200 toward tuition. Must have a 3.0 High School CGPA and 21-25 Composite ACT. Extraordinarily Talented Award • $1,900 toward tuition and 1/2 of the cost of semi-private dorm room. Must have a 3.0 High School CGPA and 26-28 Composite ACT. Exceptionally & Extraordinarily Talented Award • $1,900 toward tuition and full cost of semi-private dorm room. Must have a 3.0 High School CGPA and 29 Composite ACT. 4-Year Academic Awards Salutatorian Scholarship • $1,250 each year toward tuition. Must graduate as High School Class Salutatorian. Valedictorian Scholarship • $1,500 each year toward tuition. Must graduate as High School Class Valedictorian. Oklahoma Academic Scholars Award • 16 hours of tuition, semi-private room and $2,000 each year. Must have a 3.8 High School CGPA, 30 ACT Composite on National Test and be in top 4 percent or rank first or second in graduating class. Regional Baccalaureate Scholarship • 16 hours of tuition, semi-private room and $3,000 each year. Must have a 3.0 High School CGPA and 30 ACT Composite on National Test. Oklahoma Residency Required. Additional Scholarships Ranger Preview • $600 for attending Ranger Preview. Must attend classes at the Alva Campus and either live in the residence halls or establish Alva residency. Departmental/Participation Awards • Available in Agriculture, Music, Mass Communication, Theatre and Athletics. Qualifications vary. Contact the Recruitment Office for details. Sibling Housing Waiver • Full semi-private room waiver. Contact the Recruitment Office for details. President’s Leadership Class • $2,000 toward tuition and $750 toward other university expenses. Contact the Recruitment Office for details. Transfer & Continuing Student Scholarships Transfer Incentive Grant • $500, one academic year; completion of 24 credit hours and a 3.0 CGPA. Must establish residence in Alva during academic year. Transfer Degree Scholarship • $1,900 toward tuition, 1/2 cost of semi-private room, one academic year. Associates degree and 3.5 to 4.0 CGPA. Must establish residence in Alva during academic year. Transfer Degree Scholarship • $1,400 toward tuition, one academic year. Associates degree and 3.0 to 3.49 CGPA. Must establish residence in Alva during academic year. Transfer Academic Scholarship • Up to $1,500 toward tuition, one academic year. Completion of 24 credit hours and a 3.5 CGPA. #Scholarships
  9. 9. 9 #FollowMe... to #LiveYourDream To help defray the costs of attending Northwestern, here are some useful points: • Northwestern has been recognized by U.S. News and World Report as a top-ranked Oklahoma Regional University and a national leader in lowest student debt. In fact, 57 percent of our students graduate with zero debt. • More than $1.5 million in institutional aid is dispersed annually. • For the 2013-2014 year, 97 percent of freshmen who completed scholarship applications received some type of aid. Types of financial aid include: Scholarships - • institutional • state • departmental • athletic • participation Federal Aid - • grants • loans • campus work study #PayingForSchool Some of my favorite memories of Northwestern include... @NWOSU volleyball team supporting our basketball teams during Spirit Week. #NWOSUmemories ~ Megan Hentschke Granite Bay, Calif., junior Member of NWOSU Volleyball Team • The General Scholarship Application is available from the Recruitment Office (580) 327-8546, by going to www.nwosu. edu/scholarships, or emailing recruit@nwosu.edu. • To apply for federal aid, go to www.fafsa.ed.gov anytime after January 1st of your senior year of high school. • Northwestern’s FAFSA code is 003163; use this number when applying for federal aid. • You need to apply for scholarships and federal aid every year. • You can receive financial aid at all of our Northwestern campus locations. Northwestern’s Mission: Northwestern Oklahoma State University provides quality educational and cultural opportunities to learners with diverse needs by cultivating ethical leadership and service, critical thinking and fiscal responsibility.
  10. 10. 10 #FollowMe... to #LiveYourDream Accounting Accounting for Non Business Majors Animal Science Biology Business Chemistry Computer Science Criminal Justice: Corrections Option Criminal Justice: Law Enforcement Option English Entrepreneurship Entrepreneurial Management Exercise & Sports Psychology Bachelor’s Degree Programs Accounting Agriculture Agriculture Education Biology Business Administration Chemistry Computer Science Criminal Justice Education English General Studies Health & Sports Science History Mass Communication Mathematics Music Nursing Organizational Leadership Political Science Psychology Social Work Sociology Spanish Speech & Theatre Technical Management* * BA of Applied Arts & Science Pre-Dentistry & Dental Hygiene Pre-Engineering Pre-Law Pre-Medicine Pre-Occupational Therapy Pre-Optometry Pre-Osteopathy Pre-Pharmacy Agriculture Education Early Childhood Education Elementary Education English Education Master of Arts in American Studies Master of Education • Elementary Education with options in: ○○ Educational Leadership ○○ Curriculum and Instruction • School Counseling • Reading Specialist Master of Education • Secondary Education with options in: ○○ Adult Education Management and Administration* ○○ Curriculum and Instruction ○○ Educational Leadership Non-Certificate Option* Certification Options • Elementary/Secondary Principal • Reading Specialist • School Counselor Master of Counseling Psychology • Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor • Licensed Professional Counselor Pre-Professional Fields Teaching Fields Master’s Degree Programs Pre-Physical Therapy Pre-Physician’s Assistant Pre-Radiologic Therapy Health & Sports Science Mathematics Education Music Education Natural Science Education Social Science Education Special Education Field Crop Consulting General Business Health and Sports Science Education History History: GlobalStudiesOption Human Resource Management Leadership Management Marketing Mass Communication Mathematics Music: Vocal Track-Option I Music: Instrumental Track- Option II Undergraduate Minors #Academics Musical Theatre Political Science: Public Administration Psychology Social Work Sociology Sociology: Juvenile Services Option Spanish Speech Communication Speech Pathology Studio Art Substance Abuse Tactical Leadership Theatre Writing Study Abroad Program Earn college credit at Northwestern while studying abroad! Today it is important and critical to have a global perspective on the world in which we exist, and Northwestern is here to help you by offering travel abroad opportunities. Locations visited since 2004 include England, Ireland, Spain, Costa Rica, China, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, France, Germany, Rome, Tuscany and Barcelona. More info at www.nwosu.edu/study-abroad-program. Accounting Business Administration RN-to-BSN Online Degree Programs
  11. 11. 11 #FollowMe... to #LiveYourDream #BeARanger #NWMyStory: So many things in my life today can be traced back to my time at NWOSU -- the family that I added, the life-long friends that were made and the career I’ve pursued. NWOSU gave me a passion for my education, even being encouraged to continue that education into graduate school and ultimately a Master’s degree. So many late nights in the dorms, at student ministries, in the newsroom and in the office. 709 Oklahoma Blvd. will always be a special place in my life. ~ Eric Scott, 2007 mass communication graduate “Being a Ranger means...having access to a great science program led by a brilliant team of professors, which sharpens critical thinking skills and increases involvement in the community. It means being a future leader with timeless friends and tireless professors to support you on the way.” #BeARanger ~ Gabriel Dunbar, Enid post-graduate “I’ve been at Northwestern for 3 years. I’ve met some of the most memorable people I’ve EVER met in my life. Coming from a big city (Houston,TX) to a small town really chiseled me into the man I am today. I truly found who I am, and I am truly thankful for NState. #RRR.” ~ Derrick Thompson, Houston, Texas, sophomore “Being a Ranger means... Forever being a part of a family, no matter what you do or where you go.” #BeARanger ~ Nicole Sidders, NWOSU Alumni “#NWFunClass: Fundamentals of Two Dimensional Art and News Reporting. The art class can teach you all kinds of fun ways to express yourself and have fun with many different art techniques. News Reporting will help you in many ways -- being able to write up a simple news release for any group you are associated with and how to make it a more printable article.” ~ Angelia Case, NWOSU Alumni “#NWFunClass: Marriage and Family with Dr. (Mark) Davis. Who knew I would learn so many life-lessons in this class? Plus, Dr. Davis always handed out snacks!” ~ Kaylyn Hansen, NWOSU Alumni “The #NWFunClass I took was Intro to Mass Comm... taking one class turned into a complete major change! #MassCommAlum.” ~ Chesnei Thomas, NWOSU Alumni “Being a Ranger is far more than going to Northwestern, it is about having pride in your school and yourself, never giving up no matter how many times you have been knocked down, and being a family.” #RRR #RANGERPRIDE #BeARanger ~ Austin Maly, Prague junior “To me, Being a Ranger means having a family that values Commitment, Community and a tireless pursuit of knowledge! I have been given opportunities at Northwestern that I could not have had anywhere else and accomplished so much during my time here. Go Rangers!” ~ Luci O’Hara Riggin, Tulsa senior, transferred to NWOSU in January 2013 We asked our followers via social media questions using the hashtags #BeARanger, #NWMyStory, #NWFunClass, and #NWMemories. Below, and throughout the book, are some of the responses we received: “I’m truly blessed and honored to be given the opportunity to work in the Office of Recruitment for #NWOSU and be one of the few featured Rangers. It’s the best decision I’ve made so far, and I only hope for continued success for this university and as a student here at Northwestern.” ~ Don Holly, Tennessee Colony, Texas, sophomore Don Holly (middle) with Tatum Hansen and Natalie Sacket
  12. 12. 12 #FollowMe... to #LiveYourDream #StudentLife
  13. 13. 13 #FollowMe... to #LiveYourDream #GetInvolved Aggie Club Alpha Sigma Alpha American Choral Directors Association Apologia Society Baptist Student Union Biology Club Castle Players Chemistry Club C.H.E.S.S. Club College Republicans CORE-Conserving Our Ranger Environment Delta Mu Delta Delta Zeta Fellowship of Christian Athletes Hispanic American Leadership Organization International Student Association Intramural Sports Lambda Iota Tau Math Club Medical Science Club Northwestern Leadership Council Northwestern Scholar Ambassadors Northwestern Scholar Ambassadors-Enid NWOSU Art Society Oklahoma Broadcast Education Association Panhellenic Council Phi Alpha Theta Phi Delta Music Society Professional Staff Council Psi Chi Psychology Club-Alva Psychology Club-Enid Rangers Guild R.E.A.L Club Red and Black Scroll Secular Student Alliance Sigma Delta Pi Sigma Tau Delta Social Workers Association of Tomorrow Society of Physics Student Organization Society of Professional Journalists Spanish Club Staff Council Student Advisory Council of the Division Student Government Association Student Nurses’ Association Student Oklahoma Education Association SOEA-Enid The Triple R Corral of Westerners International Wesley House Woodward Leadership Advisory Board Clubs/Organizations Your college education and experiences will be whatever you make them to be. We’d love for you to become an active member on campus, so you may want to join a campus club/organization or start one of your own! (see list below) There also are a number of student activities like plays, concerts, sporting events, community service projects or merely socializing in the cafeteria to keep you entertained. We just want you to know there is more to your college education than classes, your books and playing video games in your room. So, get out there and be all that you can be! I’ve had a great first year of college thanks to NWOSU. I’ve always had diverse interests and due to the wonderful support of this university I’ve been able to pursue many endeavors. I’ve been a part of theatrical productions, written dozens of articles for the paper, was active with PLC, am officially a student ambassador, work for the recruitment office, have pursued community service endeavors, entered writing competitions... Like I said, diverse interests. I was able to do all of this because of the amazing staff and students at NWOSU who have given me these opportunities. I’m forever grateful for the generosity and kind spirit of these people. I’m so grateful for the amazing friends I’ve made and many experiences from this year. #NWOSUMemories #NWMyStory #NWOSU ~ Natalie Sacket Aline sophomore, English
  14. 14. 14 #FollowMe... to #LiveYourDream Developing the leadership potential in each student is an important part of the educational process at Northwestern. Through leadership courses as part of our general education program and by participating in special programs such as the President’s Leadership Class for freshmen and the Chesapeake Scholars/Leadership Northwestern program for upperclassmen, all students are given the opportunity to develop qualities that will prepare them for leadership and service roles on campus, in their communities and in their professions. #Leadership Northwestern has a long history of graduates who have utilized the leadership skills honed here to become leaders at the highest levels of business, public service and our armed forces. I hope you will be the next outstanding leader to represent Northwestern. Dr. Janet Cunningham President and Alumna of Northwestern My time at Northwestern has been nothing less than amazing! When I first came, I did not know what to expect. I quickly found out that this was home. Between the amazing staff and professors I have never felt more in place. At Northwestern Oklahoma State University I have been able to not only further my education, but also my leadership skills. I have been able to be involved in Student Government, Northwestern Student Ambassadors, CORE, REAL, and intramural sports. I have also been able to be a Ranger Connector and a Resident Assistant. No other campus would allow me be apart of so much, and still have time to make life-long friends! Northwestern was the best decisions that I have made! I have had the time of my life and cannot wait for my senior year as a Ranger! #NWOSU #NWmystory -- Tatum Hansen, Beaver senior, SGA President Elementary Education Major
  15. 15. 15 #FollowMe... to #LiveYourDream #RangerShoutout @DoubleDeu cBruce:IwanttosaythankyoutoeveryoneatNorthwesternform aking m e fe el right at hom e these last two years.I’m goi ng m iss it. #RRR @taylermade22: I love it when people choose NWOSU as their college! Good choice!! You wouldn’t believe how much school @mtcvd:@ N W OSU as parentsit is nice to know we are sending our son t o a first class universityin the fall o f2014. @ Hyw_8: @NWOSU Provided me a football scholarship and a degreethat allows me to qualify for great jobsafter my football career. #NW M yStory @Lordwalton32: I came to NWOSU on a basketball scholarship. Never thought I would leave as an All-Americanbaseball playe r. @Cowboyj unkie95: Might be safe to say I’ve fallen in love with Northwestern! #NW O SU @ W assonRachel: I just really can’twaittobeatNWOSU @MorganKylee10:Thevolleyballcoachisso sweet.I ’ m so luckytogotoaschoolwherethe staffca r esso muchaboutyou.#NWOSU#RRR @kirbibrooking:2bags,2tubs,18hangers,6 pairsofshoes& aTVlater...IthinkI’mreadyfor school!!#bringit#junior#collegekidprobs#Alva#NWOSU @ sethgarlitz:Lastsemester@NWOSUstartstoday!!It’sbeenamazing,andI’m gladIpicked this outstandinguniversitythatI’vecalledhomefor4 years!! @BradyHochhalter:Sittinginmyemptydormroomthinkingaboutthememoriesmadethat @Kat_Kuhlm ann: Ranger Preview was awesome!Def got me excited about going there next fall. #RP13 #RRR willneverbeforgottenthisyear!!Hadagreatfreshmanyear!!#RRR spiritwe have! #RRR #RangerNation
  16. 16. 16 #FollowMe... to #LiveYourDream @NWOSUAthletics The best part of athletics at Northwestern…with your student ID you get into every athletic event for FREE! No costs for “student tickets,” no waiting lists, just front row tickets to Ranger athletic events! Keep up-to-date with all sports at www.riderangersride.com. The dreams of many Northwestern students come true by participating in intercollegiate athletics. More than 400 students are a part of the varsity athletics program. Cheering on the Rangers is a big part of the campus culture and unites every part of the campus community. Northwestern is in its third and final year of the transition phase to becoming a member of Division II of the NCAA. All sports except rodeo and cheerleading compete in the Great American Conference. As part of its move to the NCAA, Northwestern fielded a new women’s volleyball team in the fall of 2012. There are 15 sports teams at Northwestern: • Football • Women’s Soccer • Women’s Volleyball • Men’s Basketball • Women’s Basketball • Baseball • Softball • Men’s Golf • Women’s Golf • Men’s Cross Country • Women’s Cross Country • Men’s Rodeo • Women’s Rodeo • Co-ed Cheerleading • Dance Team #RangerNation Fans! Athletics making transition to NCAAII
  17. 17. 17 #FollowMe... to #LiveYourDream “Home is where the heart is, and Northwestern Oklahoma State is a place with heart. It’s about family, it’s about friends, it’s about a support network. We have that in Marine Corps., but this place has it over any place that I’ve ever been... Some of the senior leaders in our Corps come from the naval academy, the ivy league schools on the east coast, but I’ve always been proud to be from a small college in the heartland of America, where people learn values such as responsibility, hard work, and what it takes to do a good job. You can take an education from Northwestern Oklahoma State and compete in any big company or organization in America. The people here have heart.” ~ Maj. Gen. Vaughn A. Ary, Staff judge advocate to the Commandant of the Marine Corps and Director, Judge Advocate Division “Northwestern was everything to me.” ~ Patrick Crayton, NFL Football Player from DeSoto, Texas Drafted in the NFL’s 7th round in 2004 by the Dallas Cowboys. Played wide receiver for the Cowboys for six seasons. Also played for the San Diego Chargers. “The Northwestern family positioned me for success.” ~ Dr. Brock Schnebel, U.S. Olympic Physician, (1996 Atlanta and 2000 Sydney games). Lead team physician for the University of Oklahoma football team and Physician at the McBride Clinic in Oklahoma City. “I received scholarship money from Northwestern, and I wanted to go to a small school so I could get hands-on experience starting with my freshman year. I learned so many things that I use in my business today.” ~ Nicolle (Rubenstein) Campbell, originally from Enid, Okla. Owner/The Actor’s Scene in Buford, Ga. Won the 2009 Lifetime Achievement Award from Actors, Models & Talent for Christ (AMTC), and her company’s students have been selected for numerous film/TV/commercial roles. “Northwestern provided an excellent basis for my technology career. The math instructors helped develop a logical thought process that translated well into computer languages. Northwestern also provides many opportunities to interact with different people – different races, cultures, religions, etc. It’s a great opportunity to learn relationship building skills.” ~ Robert Reeg, President, MasterCard Technologies. MasterCard serves consumers and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. “Northwestern helped to shape who I am today by teaching me about the possibilities in the world and that a person should never give up on their dreams.” ~ Josh Holland, Celebrity/Olympic athletic trainer, model and actor in New York City; originally from Chandler, Okla. Has been a personal trainer for Madonna and performed with her at the 2012 Super Bowl. He also was a trainer at the 2012 Olympic Games in London and has numerous other trainers working for him in his own company. “Northwestern allowed me to live my dream by giving me a chance to play a game I loved at another level and further my education. Now, and more importantly, it’s allowing me to see my kids chase their dreams, and I cannot imagine it happening at a better place.” ~ Dustin Miller, past Ranger basketball player & member of Sports Hall of Fame. Currently is the assistant community service director for the City of Pampa, Texas, where he oversees the golf course, library, recreation park, local auditorium and water park. #AlumniSuccess • University of Oklahoma Law, Medical, Dental Hygiene, Pharmacy and Physical Therapy schools • Oklahoma State University Veterinary School • Northeastern State University Optometry School Our alumni are accepted to top regionally and nationally recognized graduate programs where they continue to pursue their dreams. Other alumni have started successful careers in various fields after finishing their degrees. (www.nwfoundation.com) Examples include: • Texas Tech Physical Therapy School • Oklahoma City University School of Law • NASA • Doctors • Attorneys • Professional Athletes • State Troopers • Banking/Finance • Certified Public Accountants • Large market media personalities • Educators • Authors • Models • Non-profit organizations • Military personnel #WhatAlumniSay
  18. 18. 18 #FollowMe... to #LiveYourDream • The Enid campus is a state-of-the-art facility. • Offers upper-division courses for Bachelor’s Degree completion in: Accounting, Business Administration, Computer Science, Computer Science-Business Information Systems, Criminal Justice (Corrections, Law Enforcement), Education (Elementary, Secondary, Special, Social Science), General Studies, Global Studies, History, Nursing (RN, LPN Completion), Organizational Leadership, Political Science, Political Science-Public Administration, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology, Technical Management. • Offers complete Master’s Degree programs in Education, Counseling Psychology, and American Studies and co-ops with two other universities to offer a Master of Business Administration. • Student organizations include Northwestern Enid Scholar Ambassadors, Leadership Council, Psychology Club, Phi Beta Lambda, Student Oklahoma Education Association, Social Workers Association of Tomorrow, Cardinal Key, and Student Nurses Association. • Branch administrative offices on campus include: Registration, Business, Financial Aid, Student Services, ITV and Bookstore. • Student amenities include a library with more than 10,000 books, 12 computers, as well as access to the Alva library resources delivered to the Enid campus. Also, a computer lab, wellness room and lounge areas are available. • Traditional classroom environments, as well as interactive television classes and online classes. Bridge Program -- (www.nwosu.edu/bridge-program) Many students take advantage of the cooperative agreements between NOC and Northwestern and make a smooth transition to Northwestern for completion of their four-year degree; however, many other students come to Northwestern-Enid from other paths. Students are able to finish a degree they started earlier in life or transfer in coursework from other institutions. These learners find an understanding and welcoming staff ready to help them complete the degree program of their choice. #Northwestern-Enid www.nwosu.edu/Enid The Enid campus provides students a quality higher education experience with a family feel. It’s a modern facility complete with the latest technologies, smart boards, campus wide wifi, ITV classrooms and all the electronic resources needed to help students succeed. Our campus provides a wide array of classes at both the undergraduate and graduate level, as well as many opportunities for extracurricular activities. We have a highly skilled faculty and helpful staff here to meet students’ every need. I look forward to meeting and getting to know the next crop of Northwestern students! ~ Dr. Wayne McMillin, Enid Dean (580) 213-3116, wlmcmillin@nwosu.edu 2929 E. Randolph, Enid, OK 73701 Students can come to Northwestern and experience classes that will provide the foundation through self- discipline, dedication, and hard work to enrich your college education. ~ Katelyn James, Waukomis graduate student, psychology major
  19. 19. 19 #FollowMe... to #LiveYourDream • New, state-of-the-art campus building. • Offers all classes for general education requirements. • Offers complete undergraduate degrees in: Accounting, Business Administration, Computer Science, Criminal Justice, History, Nursing, Political Science, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology. • 70 percent of the classes required for a bachelor’s degree in Education are available on the Woodward Campus. • Offers complete master’s degree programs in Education and Counseling Psychology, and co-ops with one university to offer a Master of Business Administration degree. • Offers student organizations and an active Woodward Leadership Advisory Board. • Offers student services such as study areas, a student lounge area, computer labs, and a writing lab. • All library resources are available to Woodward students, and assistance from a librarian is offered weekly on campus. • Access to bookstore available on campus. • Instruction options include online classes, interactive television studio classes and traditional classroom environments. #Northwestern-Woodward Students attending classes at Northwestern-Woodward are able to take the same types of undergraduate courses that are available at Northwestern’s main campus in Alva. Professors are available on-site, as well as via Interactive Television (ITV). www.nwosu.edu/Woodward I am overjoyed each semester watching the students as they reach for their educational goals. I am filled with happiness as I watch them walk across the stage and receive their diplomas. It is such a satisfying experience to know that having a campus in Woodward provides the access many students need to obtain an undergraduate or graduate degree. I listen as students tell me how having a campus closer to home has enriched their lives. ~ Dr. Deena Fisher, Woodward Dean (580) 254-2500, dkfisher@nwosu.edu 2007 34th Street, Woodward, OK 73801 Northwestern Oklahoma State University -Woodward has given me the unique opportunity to obtain a higher education without sacrificing jobs and connections at home. Living at home while studying is more economical and less chaotic. I’m grateful for the chance to earn a degree right here where I feel at home. ~ Dillon Berry, Seiling junior, criminal justice major
  20. 20. There’s no better way for you to know who we are than to come see for yourself! Schedule a campus tour, and let us answer the questions you may be having about what kind of degree you can earn here, how you’ll be able to pay for college, what scholarships might be available, what it’s like living in University Housing, how to get involved on campus and more. Contact us today -- and bring your friends! -- Office of Recruitment - (580) 327-8546, Fine Arts Building, Room 117, recruit@nwosu.edu, www.facebook.com/nwosuadmissions, @nwosuadmissions Schedule Tour Campus Map #VisitCampus Schedule A Campus Tour Today! Important Dates! • Northwestern Homecoming Events: • * Miss Cinderella Pageant for high school seniors, Oct. 16-17. Compete for scholarships and prizes. * Homecoming Parade, Oct. 18, 2014 • Ranger Preview - Nov. 8, 2014 • Submit your FAFSA after Jan. 1 of your senior year. Northwestern’s FAFSA code is 003163. • President’s Leadership Class Applications are due March 7, 2015. (Completed applications may be postmarked noater than March 7, 2015.) • Freshman Connection - April 15, 2015 • Bridge Program applications must be submitted before your graduation from Northern Oklahoma College. Recruitment Office NWOSU WebsiteStudent Services Apply Online

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