Monday, April 28, 2014

Campus Storm Shelters


With storm season upon us here is a list of designated storm shelters on the SWOSU campus:

For More information: Shelter
  • Administration: east and west basement hallways
  • Art Building: lowest level away from windows
  • Assessment Center: basement
  • Athletic Director: interior hallway
  • Bookstore/Market: first floor then to storm shelter
  • Bulldog Apartments (Mary Savage): neff hall residence life office area
  • Burton House: basement  
  • Campbell: 1st floor interior hallway and offices on west side hallway
  • CEBD: exit to Campbell building 1st floor, central hallway, away from windows and doors
  • Chem/Pharm/Physics: south basement hallway/1st floor physics hallway, classrooms, offices
  • Conference Center: interior hallway
  • Education Building: central basement hallway and first floor hallway
  • Engineering Technology: basement labs and classrooms rock building
  • Fine Arts: lobby stairwells/lobby instrument storage/entrance ramps to auditorium
  • Fitness Center: Neff Hall basement
  • Green House: Rogers and Jefferson storm shelter
  • Hilltop Theater: dressing room and dressing room hallways
  • Library: basement auditorium, hallway and classrooms
  • Music Building: main hallway
  • Neff Hall: Neff Hall residence life hallway/boiler room hallway
  • Nursing: basement
  • Oklahoma Hall (music annex): music hallway/lobby t.v. area
  • Parker Hall:  basement
  • Pharmacy II: basement hallway and classrooms
  • Physical Plant: file storage area northwest room
  • Pioneer Cellular Event Center: basement hallways (west and north sides)
  • Print Shop: interior hallway
  • Rankin Williams Field House: north classroom and hallway
  • Rogers and Jefferson Hall: first floor then to storm shelter
  • Science Building: first floor hallway
  • Stafford: follow signs to basement shelter
  • Stewart Hall: main hallway central basement
  • Student Development: basement area
  • Student Center: central basement hallway and storage area/commuter lounge hallway
  • Theatre Scene Shop: lowest level away from windows
  • Upward Bound: central hallway
  • Wellness Center: men’s or women’s locker room, interior hallway of student health services office area, or the first floor enclosed stairwells

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Happy Birthday, Mr. Shakespeare

According to tradition, the great English dramatist and poet William Shakespeare was born in Stratford-on-Avon on today's date in 1564--450 years ago.

Friday, April 04, 2014

Dave Eggers

Dave Eggers is an American author who came to the attention of the reading public with his ironic memoir A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius, published in 2000. His most recent work, A Hologram for the King, was a finalist for the 2012 National Book Award in the category of fiction. His narrative of a Syrian-American who stays behind to care for his neighbors in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, Zeitoun, won the National Book Award for Non-Fiction in 2009.  He is the founder and editor of McSweeney’s, an independent publishing house based in San Francisco.  In 2002 he helped found 826 Valencia, a non-profit writing and tutoring center for youth in the Mission District of San Francisco.

His adaptation of Maurice Sendak’s Where the Wild Things Are was made into a feature film starring James Gandolfini.  As a journalist, novelist, editor and publisher Dave Eggers continues to push creative writing into new and surprising directions.