Faculty in the News

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New York Times Bestselling author and Rose State College Professor William Bernhardt’s story about the legendary Prohibition-era lawman Eliot Ness will be made into a miniseries for NBC. View details. View William Bernhardt's website here.






Video profile of William Bernhardt.

photo of Tim TharpRose State College humanities professor Tim Tharp’s 2008 young-adult novel “The Spectacular Now,” a finalist for the National Book Award that year, was made into a film of the same name. The film premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and was chosen as winner at Oklahoma City’s 2013 deadCENTER Film Festival. "The Spectacular Now" is now available on DVD and Blu-ray. View details. Visit this site for more information on Tim Tharp and his books. 


Official trailer for "The Spectacular Now."


Mojo book coverRose State College humanities professor Tim Tharp is a recipient of the 2014 Oklahoma Book Award for his young adult novel, “Mojo,” which was published in April 2013. Read the details here.








Video profile of Tim Tharp shot during the Writing Short Course.

photo of Suzanne ThomasProfessor of Art Suzanne Thomas was part an exhibit titled "Afro Americana II" at the Center for the Arts in Hobbs, New Mexico. "Afro Americana II" is a traveling group art exhibition that serves as a continuation of the original Oklahoma art show "Afro Americana." The exhibition will be composed of artwork by the Oklahoma-based artist organization, Inclusion In Art. Inclusion in Art is a nonprofit art organization known for promoting cultural diversity in Oklahoma. View artwork by Suzanne Thomas.





 photo of Howard KoerthProfessor of Art Howard Koerth will be one of the instructors at South Bend Museum of Art's Clay Weekend Workshop in South Bend, Indiana.  The workshop takes place Saturday, July 12 and Sunday, July 13. More information about the workshop.

Samples of some of Professor Koerth's work can be viewed here.


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