Stillwater Chamber News

OSU Student’s Idea for Banana Fabric Could be Boon for Her Homeland

(STILLWATER, Okla., Sept. 13, 2017) – When Joyce Nabisaalu taught at Kyambogo University in Uganda and saw her colleague making paper from banana stems, she thought, “Why not more?”

OSU Research on Tap

Oklahoma State University recognized as a “Diversity Champion” in top tier of national HEED Award winners

(STILLWATER, Okla., Aug. 31, 2017) – INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine has recognized Oklahoma State University as one of 11 Diversity Champion colleges and universities in the nation.

Local Bicyclists’ Input Wanted from the City, League of American Bicyclists

(STILLWATER, OKLAHOMA / Aug. 29, 2017) – The League of American Bicyclists wants feedback on your bicycle experiences through a quick survey at

The City of Stillwater recently applied for recognition as a Bicycle Friendly Community. Your input will help us and the League understand current bicycling conditions and potential areas for improvement across Stillwater.

The survey is available through Saturday, Sept. 30.

Learn more about the process to become a Bicycle Friendly Community at

Meridian Technology Center and Stillwater Chamber Partner for HR Matters Series; “A Culture of Respect”

STILLWATER, Okla. – What does it feel like to be respected?

Kelsey Lee Named YPS 360 for the Month of September

Kelsey Lee, G.C.D.F., Career Consultant
Eastin Center for Career Readiness, Spears School of Business

Passion Meets Purpose: A Snapshot of the Meridian Technology Center Class of 2018

STILLWATER, Okla. – School may have just started at Meridian Technology Center, but students across campus are already positioning themselves for success. Here’s a quick look at how a few members of the class of 2018 are making a difference in their communities and their classrooms at Tech.

OSU Doctoral Student Receives International Fellowship

(STILLWATER, Okla., Aug. 28, 2017) – Chemical engineering doctoral student Minu Pilvankar has been awarded the international ACM SIGHPC/Intel Computational and Data Science Fellowship. She is the first Oklahoma State University student to be honored with the fellowship, and one of only 12 worldwide recipients this year. The fellowship, funded by Intel, encourages diversity among graduate students studying computational science, an interdisciplinary field, integrating computer science, applied mathematics, science, and engineering. 

Education Professor Receives National Science Foundation Grant

Julie Angle leads Transitioning Teachers to Teachers-Researchers project  

Fourth annual Warrior Walk to include competitive categories

(STILLWATER, Okla., Aug. 23, 2017) – Organizers of the fourth annual Warrior Walk Against Veteran Suicide will offer more options for walkers this year, including competitive categories designed to bring attention and generate discussion about the high rate of suicides among military veterans in the U.S.  

OSU Tops in Native Americans Earning Bachelor Degrees in Engineering

(STILLWATER, Okla., Aug. 18, 2017) – Oklahoma State University has the highest number of Native Americans earning bachelor degrees in engineering, as well as engineering technology degrees, among all the engineering schools in North America, according to data from the American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE). 

OSU Professor Named Outstanding Young Professional

(STILLWATER, Okla., Aug. 18, 2017) – The American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) has selected Dr. Ashlee N. Ford Versypt as one of its 2017 outstanding young professional members under age 35. An assistant professor of chemical engineering at Oklahoma State University, Ford Versypt won the institute’s 35 Under 35 Award in the education category. 
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