Rising Star

The College of Arts & Sciences recognizes alumnus/alumna who has graduated in the past 10 years (undergraduate or graduate degree) and has already reached a major milestone in his/her chosen career, has shown exemplary service to the community, and/or has a proven commitment to volunteerism.

WILLIAM HUA, Ph.D.

William Hua, Ph.D., is a native of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma & graduated from OSU in 2006 with a B.S. in psychology. He received his doctorate degree in Clinical Health Psychology & Behavioral Medicine from the University of North Texas in 2012 & received internship & fellowship training through the VA Palo Alto Health Care System. …

Kendall Gipson

Kendall Gipson graduated from OSU with both a bachelor’s (’05) and master’s (’07) in Communication Sciences and Disorders. She has enjoyed working as a speech-language pathologist for Green Country Rehabilitation in Tulsa, Okla., for the past six years. Prior to Green Country Rehabilitation, Gipson worked at Kaiser Rehabilitation at Hillcrest Medical Center in Tulsa. She …

Katy Kite

Katy Kite is from Tulsa, Oklahoma. She began her freshman year at OSU in the fall of 2005 as an animal sciences major. Though she enjoyed it, Katy knew it wasn’t her calling because she had always been interested in the visual arts and wanted to pursue a field where she could utilize her creativity …

Adley Stump

Stump graduated in 2011 with a degree in journalism and broadcasting. She wasted little time reaching a national television audience, competing on the second season of the hit show “The Voice.” In February 2016, Stump was named a winner of the Hyundai and The Recording Academy’s fourth annual GRAMMY Amplifier program. She was chosen as …