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Four Southeastern students participate in Science Symposium

Left to right are Dr. Brad Ludrick, Matt Maxwell, Allison Joines, Peyton Joines and Patrick Sharp.

Left to right are Dr. Brad Ludrick, Matt Maxwell, Allison Joines, Peyton Joines and Patrick Sharp.

DURANT, Okla. – Two Southeastern students were poster/presenters at the 22nd annual Research Symposium, Oklahoma Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (OK-LSAMP) and the National Science Foundation (NSF) at Oklahoma State University’s Noble Research Center in Stillwater, Oklahoma.

The Symposium highlights research conducted by OK-LSAMP scholars. Dr. Robin Kimmerer, Distinguished Teaching Professor and Director, Center for Native Peoples and the Environment, State University of New York, was the keynote speaker.

Southeastern poster/presenters were Allison Joines (senior biology major from Caddo) and Matt Maxwell (junior chemistry major from Durant). Other participating students from Southeastern were Peyton Joines (senior biologymajor from Caddo) and Patrick Sharp (junior medical sciences major from Tulsa).

Southeastern’s Dr. Brad Ludrick, Associate Professor of Biology and OK-LSAMP Coordinator, accompanied the group.

Two Southeastern students receive scholarships from Safety Engineers

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DURANT, Okla. – The Fort Worth professional chapter of the American Society of Safety Engineers has awarded $500 scholarships to two Southeastern Oklahoma State University occupational safety & health (OSH) students.  Conner Hall Koepp of Norman, Oklahoma, was awarded the Fort Worth Chapter scholarship, and James Matthew Wisdom of Durant was awarded the James “Skipper” Kendrick scholarship.  Both safety students are seniors in the department.  Pictured with the students is Dr. Wayne D. Jones, Southeastern OSH department chair.