The Woodward News

December 22, 2012

NWOSU briefs

Woodward News

Woodward, Okla. — Northwestern to close for holiday

Northwestern Oklahoma State University will close for the holiday break beginning Monday, Dec. 24. Campus offices in Alva, Enid and Woodward will open again on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013.

The spring semester will begin on Monday, Jan. 14. Enrollment for spring courses is open and new and returning students are encouraged to enroll as soon as possible to ensure course availability. The spring semester schedule of courses is available online at

Northwestern art society earns award

‘Tis the season to do something nice for others and give to those in need. Giving back is what the members of the Northwestern Oklahoma State University Art Society (NAS) do year round, and because of the group’s service learning efforts in the 2011-2012 school year, they have been given the perSERVEring Ranger Award by the Office of Service Learning and Civic Engagement (SLICE).

The perSERVEring Ranger Award is designed to recognize an outstanding club or organization serving within the Northwestern communities and campuses.

Melton wins scholarship

This fall, Sarah Melton was awarded  the Dean Ranson Scholarship for the 2012-2013 school year at Northwestern Oklahoma State University.

The Dean Ranson Scholarship was established at Northwestern in 2003 in honor of Ranson, of Fairview by his daughters and their families.  The scholarship provides financial assistance to full-time continuing Northwestern students with a minimum 2.5 cumulative grade point average.  

Melton, who will be a junior next semester, plans to major in social work and help children.  She graduated from Mooreland and attends classses on the Woodward campus.