Keynote Speakers

Dr. Trey Hill 

Trey Hill

Dr. Trey Hill serves as Dean of the School of Arts, Sciences & Health, having served as the school’s assistant dean. Before joining OSUIT, Dr. Hill served as Associate Professor and Department Chair of the Department of Psychology at Fort Hays State University. For seven years, he taught research methods, statistics, and psychology courses to undergraduate and graduate students. Dr. Hill has also served as President of the Southwestern Psychological Association and later the organization’s Chief Information Officer.

Outside of academic leadership, Dr. Hill is an avid researcher, having published numerous peer-reviewed articles in experimental psychology and judgment and decision making. He has also published in academic leadership journals and is on the second edition of a co-authored cognitive psychology textbook.

Dr. Hill received a Ph.D. in cognitive psychology from Kansas State University, M.S. in experimental psychology from the University of Louisiana at Monroe, and a B.S. in psychology from Oklahoma State University – Stillwater.

Student Respondent

Patricia Bear
Patricia Bear

Tricia Bear, of Henryetta, is graduating from OSUIT's School of Arts, Sciences & Health with an Associate in Applied Science in Culinary Arts. 

She received the ORA Hospitality Association award two years in a row, the Women for OSU Scholarship, was named the 2021 Newman Civic Fellow, and is a member of NSLS. 

After graduating, Bear plans to continue her education and pursue a bachelor's in Business Management, which will help her open and manage a gourmet restaurant one day.