Chapters of the Year Announced
The OSU Alumni Association recognized five outstanding regional groups with the 2013-14 Chapter of the Year awards. This year saw the formation of the 100th regional alumni group with a record 914 events hosting 26,500 Cowboys and Cowgirls.
Alumni Association Launches Redesigned Website
The Oklahoma State University Alumni Association launched a redesigned and enhanced version of its orangeconnection.org website Tuesday. The first thing visitors will see is a bolder, simpler design. The new site also features responsive pages. Every page on the website has been redesigned to be viewable on any device - computers, laptops, tablets and smart phones.
Details for OKC, Tulsa Cowboy Caravans
The summer's final two Cowboy Caravans with OSU POSSE and the OSU Alumni Association are coming to Oklahoma City and Tulsa! Join OSU POSSE, the OSU Alumni Association and Coach Gundy August 5 at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City and August 11 at Renaissance Tulsa.
Bedlam Run set for July 26
The 2014 Albert G's BBQ Bedlam Run presented by Williams in Tulsa's BlueDome District is just around the corner on July 26! All OSU alumni and friends are invited to join us for some spirited Bedlam competition in the forms of a 5K, 10K and Fun Run. Awards will be given in 13 age categories and winners will receive special Bedlam Run Cowbells. Proceeds from the event will go to the Tulsa OSU Alumni Chapter and the OU Club of Tulsa to support student scholarships and chapter events.
Vintage O-State Registration Open
The OKC Metro Chapter's 2014 Vintage O-State wine tasting and scholarship fundraiser is set for Saturday, August 16, at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum. Online registration for tickets and sponsorships to this exciting event is now open! Tickets are $65 for members, $75 for nonmembers and $35 for 2010-2014 graduates.
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 Chapter OSU Night at the Texas Rangers
Join your fellow Cowboys fans for an afternoon of big league action at the ballpark on Sunday, July 13, when the Texas Rangers take on the Los Angeles Angels. The first 1,000 Cowboys fans who purchase a ticket will receive a voucher for a limited edition OSU-themed Rangers hat. Purchase your OSU discounted Rangers tickets at texasrangers.com/osu. Don't miss an exciting night of baseball with OSU alumni, fans and friends in North Texas!
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!
Discounted Member Hotel Set for Cowboys Classic
Attention fans attending the Cowboys Classic Aug. 30 in Arlington! The OSU Alumni Association has secured a discounted rate for members at the Omni Mandalay Hotel at Las Colinas. The discounted rate is $89 for deluxe rooms and $139 for suites. Visit orangeconnection.org/cowboysclassic for details and to reserve your room!
Summer Events in Kansas City
OSU alumni and friends are invited to two Kansas City OSU Alumni Chapter events this summer. The chapter is hosting a golf scramble at Hillcrest Golf and Country Club on June 29, and registration is open online. The chapter's annual summer picnic is set for August 2 for area families and incoming OSU freshmen at Antioch Park in Merriam, Kan.
Senior Sendoffs Set for New Cowboys in Oklahoma and Texas
Chapters in and around Oklahoma and Texas are hosting senior sendoff picnics, BBQs and ice cream socials to help welcome local high school graduates heading to OSU this fall as freshmen. All high school seniors are invited to attend the events, and OSU alumni, current students and friends are also invited to network with the newest class of Cowboys.
Redesigned OSU Car Tag Now Available
Drivers in Oklahoma will soon be seeing a lot more of America’s brightest orange on our roads. The OSU Alumni Association and the Oklahoma Tax Commission have completed a six-month redesign of the OSU car tag available through the OTC. The new tag is now available for purchase at local tag agencies, and order forms are also available on the websites of the OTC and the Alumni Association.
OSU Homecoming 2014 Theme Announced
The OSU Alumni Association and Homecoming Executive team have unveiled the theme for OSU Homecoming 2014. This year, “America’s Greatest Homecoming Celebration” is ‘The Experience.’ Homecoming 2014 presented by the OSU Alumni Association is Oct. 17-25 in Stillwater and will conclude with the West Virginia vs. OSU football game on Saturday, Oct. 25.
Alumni Association Selects Homecoming 2014 Executives
The OSU Alumni Association and the 2013 Homecoming Executive team have selected the team to lead the 2014 edition of "America's Greatest Homecoming Celebration." The ten students, along with their steering and big committees, will help organize a week's worth of events including the Harvest Carnival, Walkaround and the Sea of Orange Parade.