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She leads with Cowboy courage.


Meet Dr. Kayse Shrum.


Her day job runs circles around the toughest Oklahomans you’ll meet: president of OSU’s Center for Health Sciences and dean of the college of osteopathic medicine. Just over a year ago when asked to serve as the state’s secretary of science and innovation, she gladly answered the call.


Today this former college softball star and mother of six finds herself playing a lead role in helping to manage the state’s response to the toughest crisis this generation has ever known. If anyone was up for the challenge, it was Dr. Shrum. We’re proud to see her white lab coat during weekly press briefings, knowing her heart bleeds orange through and through. 


That’s how we build Cowboys.




WE ARE ALL COWBOYSHailing from all 50 states and 98 countries, we are united by the Cowboy Code.

  • We end the day knowing we gave it everything we had
  • We dream only as big as the sky
  • We know challenges come with pain, but pain will not win
  • We have a passion to do what's right, even when it's hard
  • We stand for what matters, even if we stand alone
  • We finish what we start
  • Being a Cowboy isn't in our clothes, it's in our character
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