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PHI BETA DELTA INDUCTION 2014

Posted on Monday, November 24, 2014

The Epsilon Upsilon Chapter of Phi Beta Delta held their annual induction ceremony on November 20, 2014 during International Education Week. With over 50 Oklahoma State University and Stillwater community internationalists in attendance, the Chapter welcomed eight new members and five honorary members into the prestigious honor society for international scholars.

For their significant contributions to increasing OSU’s involvement internationally and efforts for enhancing the global competency of all OSU students, honorary membership was extended to Dr. Gary Sandefur, Provost and Senior Vice President, Dr. Thomas Coon, Vice President and Dean of the Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, Dr. Ken Eastman, Dean of the Spears School of Business, and Dr. Keith Garbutt, Dean of the Honors College.

Professor Jeanne Homer, associate professor of architecture and 2013 recipient of the OSU International Education Faculty Excellence Award, delivered the keynote address, Engaging Culture Through Architecture. Ms. Homer was recognized for her international accomplishments and awarded honorary membership in Phi Beta Delta.

Nominated for membership based on their significant contributions to the international efforts at OSU, NOC, and within Oklahoma, new members inducted at the ceremony include Dr. Elizabeth Carver-Cyr, Yi-Fang Lu, Dawson Metcalf, Isabel Mulino, Dr. Deborah Osborne, Chad Sebring, Wade Watkins, and Austin Wright.

A reception and social gathering followed the induction.

Iran and the U.S. - Permanent Enemies or Natural Partners?

Posted on Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Russian psychologist to visit OSU for seminar

Posted on Wednesday, November 05, 2014

STILLWATER, Okla. – Ilya Garber will visit Oklahoma State University Nov. 11 for a seminar titled “Psychology in Russia Today.” The event will begin at 11:30 a.m. at Wes Watkins Center in room 204. The event is co-sponsored by the School of International Studies and Phi Beta Delta.

Garber currently works at Saratov State University in Russia in the department of social psychology of education and development.

His professional experience is associated with graduate and undergraduate teaching in organizational behavior, human resources management, leadership, conflict resolution and negotiations, and stress management.

Garber received his master’s degree in applied mathematics and holds a doctorate in psychology.

Garber said his research interests are focused on academic and applied cross-cultural research. He is a member of many international teams of researchers from different countries, as well as a member of several editorial boards for scientific journals.

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