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Liberty Mutual Quote for Scholarship

You can help the next generation of Cowboys and Cowgirls receive an Oklahoma State University education with Liberty Mutual. Simply get a free quote on Liberty Mutual Auto, Home, or Renters Insurance between Sept. 1st and Nov. 30th, and they will donate $10 to the OSU Alumni Association Scholarship Fund.

OSU Interfraternity Council Raises Dues for Homecoming Endowment

The OSU Interfraternity Council passed a resolution Thursday raising IFC dues per member from $15 to $20, donating the $5 increase to the OSU Alumni Association’s Homecoming Endowment. With the increase in member dues, IFC will donate more than $11,000 each year to the Alumni Association’s Homecoming Endowment for 10 years - a potential impact of more than $110,000.

Black Alumni Honoring Julie Brown at Reunion Weekend

The OSU Black Alumni Society is honoring Julia T. Brown with its Trailblazer Award during the group's annual reunion weekend at Homecoming. A public reception will be held Friday, Oct. 25 inside the ConocoPhillips OSU Alumni Center.

Cowboy Corral Tradition Spurs Fans' Spirits

OSU mascot Pistol Pete is known for his larger-than-life cowboy hat and pistols firing. But for the two students each year who portray the character modeled after Frank Eaton, another part of Pete’s attire holds even more significance. On Sept. 6, OSU students Landon Stallings and Preston Whitlaw will receive their official Pistol Pete spurs from the Elsberrys, continuing a tradition that has gone relatively unnoticed until recently.

The Ranch Staff Available Football Weekends

Stillwater’s highly anticipated retirement community, The Ranch, is coming soon! The resort-style community is close to reaching its pre-sales goal, but choice locations are still available for those who are interested in an active lifestyle that draws from the cultural and educational enrichments of the nearby university. OSU alumni who are visiting Stillwater during football season are encouraged to drive by the site to see The Ranch’s future home. Our marketing staff are available to meet by appointment on any Saturday or Sunday during football weekends. For more information about The Ranch’s services and amenities, visit www.theranchliving.org.

PHOTOS: OSU Women's Night Out Fashion Show

More than 275 took in the latest in orange fashion at the Alumni Association's inaugural fashion show last Friday. But the stars of the show just might have been its four-legged models.

Distinguished Alumni to be Honored Sept. 13

The OSU Alumni Association is honoring the six 2014 Distinguished Alumni Award recipients on Sept. 13 at a public reception and at the halftime of the UTSA vs. OSU football game. This year's award recipients are Debbie Adams of Houston, Texas, Griff Jones of Cypress, Texas, J. Doug Pruitt of Paradise Valley, Ariz., Cindy Ross of Wakita, Okla., James (Jim) Vallion of Oklahoma City, Okla., and Calvin Vogt of Tulsa, Okla.

T. Boone Pickens Named Homecoming Grand Marshal

The OSU Alumni Association is honored to announce T. Boone Pickens has been named the grand marshal of Homecoming 2014: 'The Experience.' Pickens graduated from Oklahoma A&M in 1951 with a degree in geology. He is the single largest benefactor to OSU having donated more than half a billion dollars to his alma mater.

Legacies Invited to Enter Coloring Contest

Pistol Pete needs the help of all OSU Legacies for "America's Greatest Homecoming Celebration!" Download the Homecoming 2014 Coloring Sheet to enter into his contest. Entries must be received by Friday, Oct. 10 in order to be judged.

OSU Veterinary Alumni Finalist for America's Favorite Veterinarian

Dr. Letrisa Miller (OSU CVM class of 1998) has been chosen as one of only 20 finalists for America’s Favorite Veterinarian. Selected by an American Veterinary Medical Foundation review panel from more than 700 nominations, she is the only graduate from Oklahoma State University. Voting is open from now until September 1, 2014. You can vote once each day. Please visit www.americasfavoriteveterinarian.org and vote for our own OSU Cowboy Veterinarian, Dr. Letrisa Miller!

Gundy: OSU is all about Family and Teamwork

Cowboy Football Head Coach Mike Gundy has seen a lot of changes on the OSU campus since he was a student athlete 20 years ago. For him, Oklahoma State is all about family and teamwork, and there has never been a better time to invest in the team than by becoming an Alumni Association member.

Registration Open for Class of 1964 Reunion

Oklahoma State University's Class of 1964 is celebrating its 50-year reunion at Homecoming 2014: 'The Experience!' Registration is now open for class members. Events will include golf cart tours of campus, a reception at the OSU Foundation and individual receptions at each OSU college. Discounted football game tickets are also available to 1964 graduates attending the reunion.

Registration Open for Mud U in September

The OSU Alumni Association and Grandparent University are proud to once again partner with Mud University in promoting physical activity among youth! Mud U is a fun, unique, and memorable muddy obstacle race for children and youth aged between 6 and 13. The concept of Mud U was derived from the adventure/obstacle events currently available to adults, but it has been specifically developed to provide kids with the same fun experience in a safe and age-appropriate manner. Up to 1,000 are expected to participate in their next event on September 27 and 28 at Lake McMurtry in Stillwater. To learn how to register your child or to consider volunteering please visit the website www.muduniversity.org or follow updates at www.facebook.com/funinthefirstdegree.

American Indian Alumni Honoring Jeraldine Brown
The OSU American Indian Alumni Society is honoring Jeraldine "Jerry" Brown with its Distinguished Alumni Award on Saturday, Nov. 15. A public reception at the ConocoPhillips OSU Alumni Center will begin three hours before the kickoff of the Texas vs. OSU football game. Brown's teaching career span more than 40 years in addition to her endless obligation of service to her community and fellow citizens.
North Texas Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament
The annual North Texas Chapter Scholarship Golf Tournament will take place Friday, August 29. Breakfast and lunch will be served, and a shotgun start will kickoff the tournament at 8 a.m. For more information about the tournament including times and pricing or to register online, please visit orangeconnection.org/ntgolf.
OSU Night Out at Cool River Cafe
The OSU Alumni Association invites you come by the Cool River Cafe in Irving to hang out with OSU alumni and friends prior to the season-opener in North Texas! Join us in the Rio Grande Room where you can enjoy a reserved section for OSU alumni and fans from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. Come eat dinner and hang out in your brightest orange! Live music will begin at 9:30 p.m. Attendees will receive a FREE OSU item upon check-in. Stay tuned, as more details will be announced soon!
  
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