University Facilities on the Claremore Campus
University Facilities on the Claremore Campus
for Ralph N. Baird, longtime mathematics professor, this building houses
class-rooms for English, arts, and humanities. The Foundations Gallery, located
in the art department on the first floor, regularly displays student, faculty,
and guest exhibits.
Bushyhead Field House–Named
for Dr. Jesse Bushyhead, Claremore physician, the recently renovated field house
is the location of the Wellness Center, a fitness center designed for the
benefit of students, faculty, staff, and residents of Rogers County. The field
house also features a basketball court.
structure was originally constructed to provide a residence for the family of an
Oklahoma Military Academy Officer. The approximately 1,500-square-foot home
currently houses the Campus Police offices.
outdoor education facility adjoining the RSU campus, the RSU Conservation
Education Reserve is a joint effort by the University and the Rogers County
Conservation District, in cooperation with the Department of Wildlife and the
Oklahoma Conservation Commission. The Texaco Foundation, founding benefactor of
the reserve, has provided funds to develop five key components of the facility,
including a wetlands walkway, view tower, amphitheater, dock, Challenge Course,
water study labs, backyard habitat and butterfly garden, and various trails with
more than 130 educational stations and exhibits.
for Captain Walter E. Downs, Jr., son of former OMA President Col. Walter E.
Downs. Captain Downs was a former cadet and a casualty of World War II. This
facility serves as housing for RSU students, their spouses, and their families.
The RSU Student Health Center is also located in the northeast corner of Downs
Foundation Alumni Center—Dedicated
in 1983, this 2,700-square-foot building is headquarters for the Development
Office, the Rogers State University Foundation, the Oklahoma Military Academy
Alumni Association, and the Rogers State University Alumni Association. Private
funds were raised to construct the building.
Health Sciences Building—This
facility houses the main office of the School of Mathematics, Science and Health
Sciences, and laboratories and classrooms for the health sciences programs. It
also contains several academic support programs. The building features two
auditoriums, five laboratories, and a student commons area.
for the Herrington family including Mr. Carl G. Herrington, who served on the
RSU Foundation Board of Directors. This facility houses the university’s School
of Business and Technology and includes a variety of classrooms and computer
Innovation Center fosters
regional economic development and address the educational needs of business and
industry in northeastern Oklahoma. The
7,000-square-foot building includes incubator space for several
entrepreneurial companies. The facilities provide office space and
administrative resources for the Claremore Industrial and Economic Development
Authority (CIEDA), the Oklahoma Alliance for Manufacturing Excellence, SCORE,
and other business support organizations.
for Col. Homer M. Ledbetter, a former president of OMA, this building is a
duplicate of Downs Hall. This facility serves as housing for RSU students, their
spouses, and their families.
structure houses biology, chemistry, geology, mathematics, and physics
classrooms and laboratories. It is named for Alva N. Loshbaugh, former professor
facility houses the studios for RSU-TV and RSU Radio and business offices, and
it is a one-stop center for advisement, enrollment, financial aid, counseling,
and other student services. The building is named for Major General Baird H.
Markham, commanding general of the 45th Division and a former member of the
Board of Regents of the University. The building was completely renovated in
in honor of Maurice Meyer, the first Oklahoma soldier to fall in World War I,
this building has been remodeled to house the Oklahoma Military Academy Museum
and offices for the president and other members of the administrative staff. It
is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
for World War I General of the Armies, this building was originally constructed
as an indoor rifle range and now houses the campus print shop, mail room , and
domed structure, featuring a gold dome, was built in 1910 and is the oldest
building on campus. This building contains the office of Academic Computing
Services and the School of Liberal Arts.
RSU Child Development Center—This
structure formerly housed the infirmary for Oklahoma Military Academy and is now
a childcare and preschool center for children of students, staff, and faculty,
as well as the general public.
RSU Radio - 91.3 FM—Located
in Markham Hall, KRSC-91.3 FM, known as RSU Radio, is a public radio station
licensed to Rogers State University. The station was first established in 1980
as a 10-watt station. Effective power has been increased to 3,000 watts reaching
a potential audience of 1.2 million in northeastern Oklahoma. Listeners can
enjoy a significant mix of free-form pop alternative music with specialty shows
on rock, blues, jazz, and Celtic music. 91.3 FM also is known as "Rogers
County Sports Radio" with comprehensive coverage of area high school football,
basketball, baseball, and girl's softball. RSU Radio is an associate member of
the public radio satellite system and the Oklahoma News Network. The station is
a "hands on" teaching facility of the RSU communications program. The station
broadcasts Monday – Saturday 7 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. and Sunday 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
RSU Student Apartments—This
state-of-the-art, luxury residence for students on the Claremore campus opened
in 2001. The facility accommodates 248 students and features four-bedroom
suites, common living areas, kitchens, Internet connections in every bedroom, a
swimming pool, meeting rooms, and an outdoor sand volleyball court. The facility
is adjacent to the Stratton Taylor Library and other classroom buildings.
in Markham Hall, KRSC-TV is a public educational television station licensed to
Rogers State University. It is the only full-power, over-the-air broadcast
television station licensed to a college or university in Oklahoma. The station
began operation in 1987 as a 300,000-watt station. In 1992, a new 850-foot
tower/transmitter was constructed increasing transmitting power to 2.75 million
watts. KRSC-TV reaches a broadcast audience of 1.2 million viewers in
northeastern Oklahoma and southern Kansas via UHF Channel 35 and 70 cable
systems. The station produces and broadcasts a significant volume of
college-level telecourses, “live” interactive distance learning programming, and
developmental courses from three specially equipped broadcast classrooms on
campus. Additional programming, local production, and special interest features
round out the lineup. RSU-TV is recognized annually for being one of the top
public stations nationally in regard to volume of local production. The station
is a student training facility for the RSU communications program. The station
broadcasts Monday – Friday, 7:30 a.m. to midnight, and Saturday and Sunday, 8:00
a.m. to midnight.
in 2004, the Sculpture Lab provides equipment and facilities to support students
and faculty working with ceramics, pottery, and other sculptural processes.
situated in a natural depression, this facility has a 1,500-seat stadium and
Stratton Taylor Library––The
new $4 million Stratton Taylor Library, located in the heart of RSU’s Claremore
campus, houses the university’s expanding library holdings and services. The
library collection, located on the second and third floors, provides students
with computer use areas, study spaces, reading rooms, meeting rooms, a
classroom, and a coffee bar. The first floor of the building contains classrooms
and offices. The state-of-the-art facility is the focal point of the Claremore
campus and a center for learning and research for students and faculty alike.
Completed in 2004, the library is named for Sen. Stratton Taylor,
President Pro Tempore Emeritus of the Oklahoma Senate and Distinguished Alumnus
Student Union Building—The
Student Union Building is home to the Rogers State University Bookstore, RSU
Café, and the Student Affairs Office.
to honor the war dead of Oklahoma's famous 45th Division and once a cadet
lounge. Plans are to remodel this structure as a student activities center.
Will Rogers Memorial
580-seat facility equipped for all types of productions, available to the public
for a minimal charge. Please contact the Office of Administrative Services at
(918) 343-7733 for more information.