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Academic Year 2017-2018
Steph Link won the Best Paper Presentation at the Technology for Second Language Learning (TSLL) coference at Iowa State University on September 23, 2017.
Dennis R. Preston won the first annual "Bill Labov Prize for Best Presentation Style" for his paper "The Soft Underbelly of Sociolinguistics — NOT!" at NWAV (New Ways of Analyzing Variation) 46 at the University of Wisconsin.
Andrew Wadoski received a College of Arts & Sciences 2017-2018 Regents Distinguished Teaching Award.
Mahmoud Abdi Tabari: Ravi Sheorey Student of the Year Award
Jacqueline Alnes: Clinton Keeler Scholarship in English Studies and Marye Lynn Cummings Endowed Scholarship - Fiction, 3rdPlace
John Andrews: Marye Lynn Cummings Endowed Scholarship - Poetry, 1st Place and Academy of American Poets, 2nd Place
Rebecca Brings: May Wilson Woods Scholarship
Anna Davis: Harry M. Campbell Scholarship and Scholarship for Excellence in Teaching and/or Consulting
Michelle Dostal: Jeffrey Walker Early American Studies Scholarship
Jacob Euteneuer: Professional Writing Scholarship and Sally Hinrich PhD Scholarship
Jacob Floyd: Leonard J. Leff Film or Media Studies Award
Meihua Guo: Mary Ann Ward Award
Eunhye Hess: TESOL International Association Complimentay Membership Award
Alex Huges: Marye Lynn Cummings Endowed Scholarship - Fiction, 1st Place
Thamer Kalfut: TESOL International Association Complimentary Membership Award
Christine Martin: Marye Lynn Cummings Endowed Scholarship - Poetry, 3rd Place and Academy of American Poets, 3rd Place
Sara Nezami Nav: TESOL International Association Complimentary Membership Award
Colin Pope: Marye Lynn Cummings Endowed Scholarship - Poetry, 2nd Place and Academy of American Poets, 1st Place
Courtney Whited: Paul Klemp Renaissance Studies Scholarship
Gretchen VanWormer: Marye Lynn Cummings Endowed Scholarship - Fiction, 2nd Place
Jared Young: E.P. Walkiewicz Contemporary Studies Scholarship
Emily Hughes: Undergraduate Literature Scholarship
Colleen Maher: Audre Chapman Scholarship
Morgan Strawn: Mary Lou Sare Endowed Scholarship in English
Academic Year 2016-2017
William Decker won the Regents Distinguished Research Award.
Toni Graham won the Regents Distinguished Teaching Award.
Edward Jones won the Arts & Sciences Fall Travel Grant.
Timothy Murphy was appointed Regents Professor.
Dennis Preston won the Arts & Sciences Fall Travel Grant.
Jacqueline Alnes: Jeffrey Walker Early American Studies Scholarship
Galen Bunting: Harry M. Campbell Scholarship and E.P. Walkiewicz Studies Scholarship
Jeaneen Canfield: Scholarship for Excellence in Teaching and/or Consulting
Qi Chen: TESL/Linguistics Scholarship
Hillary Coenen: Phoenix Award Finalist
Namrata De Roy: Richard G. Ingham Scholarship
Jacob Euteneur: Leonard J. Leff Film or Media Studies Award
Clemonce Heard: Gwendolyn Brooks Centennial honorable mention
Jason Higgins: Graduate Research Excellence Award
Cheryl Kutcher: Phoenix Award and Janemarie Luecke Memorial Scholarship
Alysse McCanna: Academy of American Poets Scholarship
Nathan Horton: OSU Graduate College Summer Research Fellowship
Colin Pope: Clinton Keeler Scholarship in English Studies and Marye Lynn Cummings Endowed Scholarship (Poetry)
Gretchen VanWormer: Marye Lynn Cummings Endowed Scholarship (Creative Nonfiction)
Dillon Graham: Audre Chapman Scholarship
Colleen Maher: Mary Lou Sare Endowed Scholarship in English
Field Watts: Undergraduate Literature Scholarship
Academic Year 2015-2016
William Decker and Elizabeth Grubgeld won the Fall 2015 Arts and Sciences Travel Award.
Edward Jones was awarded the Regents Distinguished Research Award.
Aimee Parkison received the Catherine Doctorow Innovative Fiction Prize.
Lindsey Smith received the Arts & Sciences Community Engagement Award.
Stacy Takacs won the President's Outstanding Teaching Award.
Robert Estes received the Arts & Sciences Outstanding Staff Award.
JuDean Howerton received the Arts & Sciences Outstanding Staff Award.
Jacqueline Alnes: Marye Lynn Cummings Grad Scholarship in Creative Writing - Non-Fiction
Tomie Anne Bitton: Janemarie Luecke Memorial Scholarship
Jake Brewer: Marye Lynn Cummings Grad Scholarship in Creative Writing - Fiction
Brian Brooks: Newberry Travel Award
Lindsay Clark: Professional Writing Scholarship and Clinton C. Keeler Fellowship in English
Clayton Dillard: Robberson Summer Research Fellowship Award
Dillon Hawkins: Leonard J. Leff Film and Media Studies Award
Trever Holland: Student Council Award for Outstanding Teaching Assistant
Elizabeth Lampman: Marye Lynn Cummings Grad Scholarship in Creative Writing - Poetry
Macy McDonald: Harry Campbell Scholarship
Elena McLaughlin: Rapp Distinguished Graduate Fellowship and Edward Walkiewicz Contemporary Studies Scholarship
Emma Murray: Academy of American Poets Prize and Sheryl Benbrook Women For OSU Scholar
Steven Pedersen: Graduate Research Excellence Award
James Seth: OSU Foundation Distinguished Graduate Fellowship
Laura Tunningley: Honorary Commencement Marshall in recognition of scholarship and service to the land-grant mission of Oklahoma State University.
Yelin Zhao: Sally Hinrich PhD Scholarship and TESL/Linguistics Scholarship
Jenny Ancik: Mary Lou Sare English Scholarship
Ridge Howell: Student Council's Dan Wesley Award for Outstanding Junior
Jacquelyn Lane: Undergraduate Literature Scholarship
Colleen Maher: George White Memorial Scholarship
Philp Moll: Audre Chapman Scholarship
Skyler Osburn: Audre Chapman Scholarship
Carissa Sanders: Ruby N. Courtney Creative Writing Scholarship
Kaelyne Yumul: English Department Outstanding Senior
Academic Year 2014-2015
The following faculty recieved Dean's Incentive Grants (Summer 2015):
Academic Year 2013-2014
Dinah Cox, Associate Editor of the Cimarron Review, won the 2014 BOA Edition Short Fiction Prize for her collection, Remarkable.
Toni Graham's short story collection, The Suicide Club, won the 2014 Flannery O'Connor Prize for Fiction from University of Georgia Press. The collection will be published in Fall 2015.
Elizabeth Grubgeld won the 2014 Oklahoma State University Service Award.
Edward Jones's Young Milton: The Emerging Author, 1620-1642 won The Milton Society's 2013 Irene Samuel Memorial Award for Best Multi-Authored Collection on Milton.
Linda Leavell, professor emerita, won the 2013 Plutarch Award for Best Biography for her book, Holding on Upside Down: The Life and Work of Marianne Moore.
Lisa Lewis's collection The Body Double won the 2014 Georgetown Review Prize, selected by Ada Limon. The collection will be published by Georgetown Press in Spring 2015.
Jeffrey Walker was honored by the Regents for Distinguished Teaching.
Charissa Prchal has won an A&S Outstanding Staff Award.
Erin Swenson won a General Honors Award, a Departmental Honors Award, and an Honor's College Degree.
The following students were all recognized at the College of Arts and Sciences Honors and Awards Banquet, held on April 15, 2014:
Abigail Bunting and Anthony Rahhal received 2013-2014 Wentz Research Project Awards.
Joshua Lay and Kaelyne Yumul received 2013-2014 Wentz Leadership Scholarships.
Bunting and Yumul also received George White Memorial Scholarships. Antoinette Bridgers and James Lee also received this honor.
Rebecca Lee (2014) was honored as Departmental Outstanding Senior.
Kathryn Shrader (2014) recieved a Fullbright Scholarship. She will graduate in May with majors in English: Creative Writing and German and be recognized at commencement and at our A&S Honors and Awards Banquet.
The following students were accepted into the Teach for America Program:
Jake Akin (2014)
Rebecca Lee (2014)
Andrea Cerar (2013)
Abby Legrand (2013)
Courtney Kutch (2012)
Reagan Haas (2011)