Ranger Meet and Greet Tomorrow at the Graceful Arts Gallery!

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Join us at the Graceful Arts Gallery for a meet and greet before the parade! The parade starts at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, September 30th. Feel free to stop by any time between 9:00 and 10:00 a.m.! The gallery is located at 523 Barnes St. in Alva.


Writing Marathon!

The Northwestern English Department will be holding this year’s Writing Marathon next Friday, October 6th. The marathon “gives everyone a chance to write on anything they want and to share their writing in small groups, with no criticisms, while experiencing the city as writers.” We would love for all interested writers to join us at the Graceful Arts Gallery located at 523 Barnes St. in Alva. The event will be held from 10:00 a.m.- 2:00p.m. with a “readaround” at 1:00 p.m.

For more information contact Dr. Lane @ 580-327-8470


Writing Marathon

Friday, October 7th, the English Department will be hosting the Writing Marathon from 10 A.M. to 2 P.M. beginning at Act I (424 Flynn Street). Groups will be able to wander to various businesses in downtown Alva. This provides a great opportunity to explore the Alva community while having a fun writing experience. We hope to see you there!

Story Walk

This Friday, October 7th, NWOSU Children’s Literature students and English Education students will be leading a Story Walk. The Story Walk will be in Downtown Alva’s Arts and Shopping District and will last from 5:15 P.M. to 6:15 P.M. The walk is for children ages three to five, and there will be no charge to those that would like to participate! The book for the Story Walk is titled “Mr. Duck Means Business”. The first stop will begin at the Washington School Gazebo and will conclude at the Graceful Arts Studio with treats!


On Saturday, October 1st, Northwestern will be celebrating homecoming with the traditional parade around the square at 10:00 AM. Before the parade begins, the English, Foreign Language, and Humanities Department will be hosting a come-and-go in the Graceful Arts Studio on the square at 523 Barnes Street. This provides both students and faculty with the opportunity to reconnect and mingle with former graduates and current students. We will be there at 9:00 AM with coffee and Ranger cookies! We would love for you to join us! The more, the merrier!