FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                    June 19, 2007


            The spring semester at Northwestern Oklahoma State University may have come to a close, but the celebration of the state’s centennial and the university’s 110th anniversary continues.

            A special, limited edition throw has been created to commemorate the events of the combined celebration, and members of the university’s 110/100 Centennial Committee would like to give everyone a chance to own one.

             The throw is a 100 percent cotton tapestry measuring 50 x 70 inches. It is machine washable, made in the United States and was designed by Angelia Case, 1984 Northwestern alumna and current instructional media center technician. It depicts the special logo created for the celebration, which includes the Ranger horse and rider.

            Cost for the throw is $50, and they are available in the Northwestern Alumni Association Office on the Northwestern-Alva campus. If the throw needs to be mailed to an address, people will need to add an additional $5 to the cost for each throw to cover postage.

            If interested in purchasing a throw, please contact the alumni office at (580) 327-8593 or send an e-mail to Visa and MasterCard also are accepted. The office’s mailing address is 709 Oklahoma Blvd., Alva, OK 73717. Order forms also are available online at  An order form for the smaller versions of “The Ranger” statue also is available at this website.

            The Northwestern Bookstore on the Alva and Enid campuses also have a number of 110/100 Centennial items available for purchase, including coffee mugs, t-shirts, sweatshirts, notebooks and folders, as well as plenty of other Ranger products.


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Steve Valencia, Director
Office of University Relations
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Phone: (580) 327-8478  Fax: (580) 327-8660

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