David Allen

Distinguished Alumni

David Allen is an executive and entrepreneur focused for more than 30 years on the intersection of ambitious problems, technology that is enabling, and sustainable business models. At Google, Allen focuses on digital transformation and bringing the benefits of cloud computing to enterprises around the planet. Allen has started and/or contributed to six successful company …

Chris Fore, Ph.D.

Distinguished Alumni,

Chris Fore, Ph.D., is founder and director of the Indian Health Service (IHS) TeleBehavioral Health Center of Excellence (TBHCE). He was born and raised in Oklahoma, and is a member of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma. He attended the University of Oklahoma, where he received his bachelor’s degree in psychology in 1991. He pursued additional …

Jeanie Cooper

Distinguished Alumni

Jeanie Cooper is a theatre alumnus who also earned an MFA in Acting from the University of California, Los Angeles. She has been teaching Acting, Improvisation and Makeup at Oklahoma City University since 2007. She previously taught at Oklahoma State University, Webster University and UCLA. She has been a proud member of Actor’s Equity Association for …

Sonya Terpening

Distinguished Alumni

Sonya Terpening has been an invited artist to the “Prix de West Invitational” at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum for 24 years and participated in the “Masters of the American West” at the Autry Museum for 12 years. These are considered the top two invitational contemporary western art shows in the country. She …

Will Joyce

Distinguished Alumni

Will Joyce grew up in Stillwater, graduating from Stillwater High School and Oklahoma State University. He and his wife, Rachelle, then spent 10 years in St. Louis, where he earned a law degree from Washington University, before returning home in 2011. Joyce was elected to his first four-year term as mayor of Stillwater in April …

Vicki Baker, M.D., M.P.H

Distinguished Alumni

Vicki Cooper Baker graduated from Oklahoma State University with a 1979 Bachelor’s of Science in Physiology. While at OSU, she participated in varsity gymnastics and cheerleading. She continued her education at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, earning a Master’s of Public Health and then attended medical school at OU, graduating in 1985. She …

Sherry Marshall

Distinguished Alumni

An Oklahoma native, Sherry Marshall received her Bachelor’s in Physics from OSU in 1992, with additional emphasis in Curriculum and Instruction in Education and Applied Behavioral Sciences. She continued a family tradition of OSU graduates, following in her sister, mother, uncle and great-grandfather’s Cowboy boots. She met her husband, Todd, at OSU as he was …

Mark Miller

Distinguished Alumni

Mark Miller grew up in Dallas and graduated from Denton High School in 1966. After receiving his bachelor’s degree from the University of North Texas in 1970, he enrolled in the geography master’s program at OSU, studying cultural and sports geography under Dr. John Rooney. After completing his M.S. in 1972, he was commissioned into …