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April 8, 2024

Spring 2024 Edition Available for Viewing

The Southwestern Oklahoma State University’s College of Pharmacy honored its 50-year pharmacy graduates at the 2023 Pharmacy Alumni Recognition Ceremony held on the Weatherford campus in conjunction with SWOSU’s Homecoming (October 7).
March 10, 2024

Faculty and Staff News from The SIG Newsletter – Fall 2023 Edition

Dr. Lisa Appeddu promoted to Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences. Dr. Krista Brooks promoted to Professor of Pharmacy Practice. Dr. Steve Drinnon promoted to Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences and awarded Tenure.
January 5, 2024

Dr. Conner Patton – Why This Moved Back to Oklahoma

Conner Patton is a pharmacist, foodie, dog dad, and outdoors enthusiast who calls Warr Acres, Oklahoma home. After training in Chicago, Conner returned to Oklahoma to treat some of the region’s most at-risk heart and lung transplant patients. He joined us to chat about why moving back to Oklahoma was a game-changer for his career and life.
January 1, 2024

Video Series – Discover the SWOSU College of Pharmacy

The Southwestern Oklahoma State University’s College of Pharmacy honored its 50-year pharmacy graduates at the 2023 Pharmacy Alumni Recognition Ceremony held on the Weatherford campus in conjunction with SWOSU’s Homecoming (October 7).
December 5, 2023

SWOSU Honors Distinguished Faculty with 2023 Emeritus Awards

The 2023 Alumni Association Emeritus Award was presented to Dr. Cynthia Foust (not present), Dr. W Edward Rolison (left), and Dr. David Ralph (right) for their outstanding contributions to the SWOSU community.

SWOSU Pharmacy Alumni
Spotlights

Ryan Walker – Spotlight

– Class of 2002
– Tulsa, OK
– Healthcare Specialty Supervisor, Walgreens Boots Alliance
– Pharmacy Alumni Association Council Member

David Ralph – Spotlight

– Class of 1975
– Weatherford, OK
– Retired Dean of the SWOSU College of Pharmacy
– Pharmacy Alumni Association Council – Treasurer

College of Pharmacy Awards

Outstanding Pharmacy Alumnus Award

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The SWOSU College of Pharmacy annually presents an award for Outstanding Pharmacy Alumnus. This award is presented to an individual(s) demonstrating exceptional support of the College of Pharmacy and outstanding personal achievements in the profession.

Current Recipient

2022: Rick Allen (1970) READ MORE

Past Recipients

2021: David Warden (1979) READ MORE
2019: Kelly & Nancy Selby (1981 & 1982)
2018: Nelson Sims (1971)
2017: Carl Birdsong (1983)
2016: Janet Beard (1982)
2015: John Foust (1977)
2014: Kent & Jalee Abbott (1978 & 1977)
2013: Greg Adams (1994)
2012: Larry W. Segars (1986)
2011: David R. Pittman (1967 & 2004)
2010: Donald Dowling (1956)
2010: James (Jim) Spoon (1975)
2009: H.F. Timmons (Honorary)
2008: Jerry Hodge (1965)
2007: Paul Moore (1978)
2006: L. David Sparks (1966)
2005: Dorothy Gourley (1967)
2004: William (Bill) G. Bernhardt (1948)
2003: Kevin R. Rich (1985)
2002: Ellen M. Church (1974)
2001: J. R. Holder (1949)
2000: Lee Roy (Skip) Whitmer, III (1974)
1999: Lowell M. Irby (1955)
1998: Robert (Bob) N. Dishman (1959)
1997: W. Steven Pray (1972)
1996: H. Smith Wycoff (1967)
1995: Jerry M. Allen (1959)
1994: Clifford T. Meece (1959)
1993: William G. Waggoner (1966)
1992: Saundra K. Mouse (1968)
1991: Lonny D. Wilson (1973)
1990: Robert L. King (1973)
1989: Bryan H. Potter (1957)
1988: John D. Lassiter (1963)
1987: Doyle High (1966)
1987: Roberta High (1966)
1986: Klem P. Chandler (1979 & 2003)
1985: Mark Eck (1974)
1984: William Gasperich (1967)
1983: Bill Brewster (1965)
1983: Bill O’Connor (1958)
1982: Lee Wehde (1965)
1981: Keith Dodson (1961)
1980: Floyd Ulrich (1968)
1979: Walter Dickison (Honorary)
1978: Kenneth Eck (1950)
Prior: Joe Schwemin (1948)

Heritage Award

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The SWOSU College of Pharmacy Heritage Award recognizes a family with at least two generations of SWOSU pharmacy graduates who have demonstrated a commitment to the University, College of Pharmacy and the pharmacy profession.

Current Recipient

2021: Lucas Coody (2016) READ MORE
2021: Don Coody (1954) READ MORE

Past Recipients

2019: Randy Vaughan (1972)
2019: Steven Vaughan (1984)
2019: Brad Vaughan (1997)
2019: Tami Vaughan (1998)
2019: Malorie Vaughan Pease (2015)
2018: John Lassiter (1963)
2018: Shonda Lassiter (1999)
2017: Don Dowling (1956)
2017: Jeff Dowling (1978)
2017: Doug Dowling (1979)
2017: Susan Dowling Tigert (1969)
2017: Gary Tigert (1969)
2016: Keith Dodson (1961)
2016: Mark Dodson (1989)
2016: Lisa Dodson (1989)
2015: Lowell M. Irby (1955)
2015: Kirk Irby (1985)
2015: Wade Irby (1996)
2015: Dillard Irby (1951)
2014: Kenneth Eck (1950)
2014: Mark Eck (1974)
2014: Sandi Eck (1974)
2014: Dana ‘Biff’ Eck (1978)
2014: Valarie Eck (1992)

Brandy Alumni Award

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Recognizes outstanding service to the SWOSU College of Pharmacy and the Pharmacy Alumni Association. It also recognizes the achievements of an individual working on behalf of the College of Pharmacy through service in alumni programs, on advisory committees or through efforts made to ensure the welfare of the College of Pharmacy.

Current Recipient

2022: Becca Segrest (2005) READ MORE

Past Recipients

2021: Randy Curry (1977) READ MORE
2021: Sally Drinnon (1993) READ MORE
2021: Steve Drinnon (1993) READ MORE
2019: Jennifer Barbee (2005)
2018: Diane Feightner (2000)
2017: Sheldon Webb (2008)
2016: Tracie Simard (2003)
2015: David Warden (1979)
2014: Janet Seratte (2006)

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