SWOSU Reach Higher Reconnect Event for Adult Degree Completion


June 10, 2024

SWOSU Press Release

Southwestern Oklahoma State University (SWOSU) will host a Reach Higher Reconnect event on June 15 at 5 p.m. in the Stafford Air & Space Museum in Weatherford. The event is open to the community and designed for individuals who have completed college credit but have not yet earned a degree.

Attendees will have the opportunity to speak directly with admissions personnel and advisers to learn about their options for degree completion. Recent graduates of the Reach Higher program will share their experiences and how the program has positively impacted their lives. Onsite enrollment will be available. Dinner will be served, and each attendee will receive a gift.

The Reach Higher Adult Degree Completion program is aimed at adults who have successfully completed some college coursework but have not yet finished a degree. The program offers a Bachelor of Science degree in Organizational Leadership with a focus in one of four areas: business, education, psychology, or technology.

Dr. Todd Wiggen, coordinator of SWOSU’s Organizational Leadership program, stated, “This program really works for adults who, for whatever reason, did not finish their degree the first time around or have completed an associate degree and want to get their bachelor’s degree. We offer flexible enrollment and online coursework. Students can set their own pace in completing their degree,” Wiggen said. “I have many students who may only take a class or two each semester due to other obligations, and I have those who will load up as many classes as they can to finish rapidly. It truly is about the individual and what works for them.” As the program coordinator and adviser, Wiggen provides personalized advising to ensure students finish in the most efficient way possible.

The program also has some tremendous scholarship opportunities for the upcoming academic year. “I fully expect to be able to provide many scholarships for both existing and new students in the program,” stated Wiggen.

To RSVP for the Reach Higher Reconnect event, click here: https://bit.ly/3wXtpo2. Contact Dr. Todd Wiggen at todd.wiggen@swosu.edu for any questions.

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