OSSM Alums pledge to match other Alumni gifts aimed at securing best faculty at OSSM

An investment in acquiring, retaining, and strengthening Computer Science instruction at OSSM is an investment in securing critical digital leadership for Oklahoma and the United States, now and into the future.”

Brenton Phillips, Software Engineer at Oracle, Class of ‘94

If you are an alum of the Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics, you well know what the advanced qualifications and accomplishment of OSSM’s largely Ph.D. faculty mean for students. You may also be aware of the difficult time we

Boeing continues its strong support of rigorous STEM education at OSSM

Many grateful thanks to The Boeing Company for its steadfast support to strengthen OSSM’s ability to provide rigorous STEM curriculum for high school juniors and seniors, both at our main residential campus in Oklahoma City and our Regional Center programs in rural areas of the state such as Enid and Altus. (OSSM also operates Regional Centers in Drumright, Muskogee, Poteau, Tahlequah/Stilwell, and Wayne and a

Kirkpatrick Foundation help students develop artistic talents & interests along with strong STEM academics

We are so deeply grateful to the Kirkpatrick Foundation for continuing its strong support for OSSM’s robust Fine Arts program with a generous $20,000 grant for the 2019/2020 school year!

Fine Arts programming allows OSSM students to find relief from the rigors of their full college-level academic loads while also continuing to develop their talents and interest in music, drawing, painting, dance, and more.

The Kirkpatrick Foundation’s strong support means such a great deal

OSSM hosts Oklahoma teachers for Summer Math and Science Institutes

Middle school science teachers from across Oklahoma participate in plant science lab with instructors from the Noble Research Institute

With support of long-term partners The Sarkeys Foundation, ConocoPhillips and Phillips 66, OSSM hosted its annual state-wide institutes for Middle Division math and science teachers the first week of June. During the five-day programs, OSSM faculty taught new methods of teaching higher level math

Boeing challenges OSSM students

Engineers and other STEM professionals from Boeing OKC visited some 140 junior and senior students at the Oklahoma School of Science Mathematics today, challenging them to design, build, and test a prototype of an airplane wing.

Students briefly reviewed the physics of flight and spent the afternoon working together in teams, using their creativity and basic home and office supplies to design

Legacy gift establishes the Professor Jon Campbell Memorial Computer Science Prize

OSSM Professor Jon Campbell, circa early 1990s

One year ago today, the OSSM family lost one of our own when former professor Jon Campbell passed away. 

Professor Campbell was very special to OSSM and its early alums and is greatly missed by many.  As the school’s first computer science instructor, he built the school’s original computer system in 1990 which, as one

An AWESOME Board!!!

We are tremendously grateful to the most Awesome Board in Oklahoma–our OSSM Foundation Board of Trustees! Many thanks to each of you for another wonderful year helping transform student lives through advanced academics at OSSM!!!

Front Row (left to right): Catherine Armitage, Warren Thomas, Gary Fuller, Jerry Burger; Middle Row: Nancy Leonard, Dr. Ann Ackerman, Lissa Blaschke, Meg Salyer, Steve Wood, Dr. Frank Wang, Joel Champlin, Elizabeth

OSSM alumnus encouraging other alums to double their giving impact!

OSSM Class of 1997 alumnus, Dr. Bryan Eastin, has pledged to match all gifts given by OSSM alumni/alumnae before December 31 for Class Faculty Awards up to a total of $50,000!!! 

“My fellow OSSM alumni,

A school is only as good as its teachers.  Faculty awards help to cover the gap between what Oklahoma will pay and what OSSM needs to pay to continue to

Boeing grant to improve STEM in rural Oklahoma

Many thanks to our corporate partner Boeing for its outstanding support!

Boeing recently announced it is awarding the Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics (OSSM) a $75,000 grant for Advanced Calculus and Physics for rural students in the Enid and Altus areas.

OSSM currently has eight Regional Centers (Drumright, Enid, Muskogee, Okmulgee, Poteau, Stilwell, Tahlequah and Wayne) which provide advanced educational

Inasmuch Foundation “Awesome” OSSM partner!

Long-time honored OSSM partner, the Inasmuch Foundation, has awarded $100,000 to continue transforming student lives across Oklahoma in 2019 through advanced academics they receive at OSSM!   The Inasmuch investment will help OSSM retain and hire the outstanding, largely PhD faculty whose skill and dedication make OSSM what it is.   Thank you, Inasmuch Foundation!!!