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Honors in the Schools

Bringing the Honors College out of Old Central and into K-12 classrooms across Oklahoma
Current Honors College students are invited to develop a 45-minute hands-on activity/presentation on an element of their research in a way that is accessible to K-12 students. Interested students will need to attend a general information meeting to go over the process and requirements. For more information, contact Dr. John Andrews.

Oklahoma State Science & Engineering Fair (OSSEF)

OSSEF is the statewide competition Oklahoma's 7th-12th grade students attend in order to qualify for nationals.
Honors students have the unique opportunity to enroll in the honors seminar Judging U: A Practicum in Science fairs. This service-oriented class prepares students to serve as event staff for two prestigious science competitions.

Odyssey of the Mind (OotM)

"Odyssey of the Mind is an international creative problem-solving program that engages students in their learning by allowing their knowledge and ideas to come to life in an exciting, productive environment."
The Honors College will be sending a team of students to compete in the World Finals. OotM exemplifies an honors approach to education as teams are tasked with solving a problem not only using their technical, scientific knowledge but also integrating artistic elements such as storyline, costumes, acting, etc.


Dreaminq is a student organization at Oklahoma State University that seeks to improve on the opportunity of higher education within Oklahoma.
Dreaminq facilitates a peer-based mentorship program to alleviate the difficulties associated with navigating the college process alone. By pairing college students to high school students across the state, those new to the college process will have the opportunity to have a mentor in the preparation, application, and adaptation processes.

Junior Science and Humanities Symposia (JSHS)

A tri-service - U.S. Army, Navy, and Air Force - sponsored STEM competition
JSHS promotes original research and experimentation in STEM fields at the high school level and publicly recognizes students for outstanding achievement. The Honors College at Oklahoma State University proudly serves as the Regional Director for the Kansas-Nebraska-Oklahoma area. As Regional Director, the Honors College is responsible for organizing and hosting the annual symposia where the region's finalists are selected to move on to the next phase of competition.
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