OSU Alumni Association Honors Angkasith as a
Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient
Stillwater, Okla. – The Oklahoma State University Alumni Association
honored Pongsak Angkasith, agricultural education graduate, as the
Distinguished International Alumni
Award Recipient. Angkasith, along
with the six other recipients, were
recognized at a public reception Nov. 13
in the French Lounge of the OSU
Student Union in Stillwater and later in
the day during halftime of the OSU football game against Baylor. The award is
presented to alumni for professional achievement and community service.
Angkasith received his master’s and doctoral degrees from OSU in
agricultural education. Recently named President of Chiang Mai University in
Thailand, he has been awarded the title of Professor by the King of Thailand.
Since graduating from OSU in 1976, he has published more than 25 books and
articles in the field of agriculture.
Professor Angkasith has been involved in the Highland Agricultural
Development, Agricultural Extension and Land Development Program. He is
the president of the Association of ASIAN Agricultural Colleges and
Universities. A valuable connection for OSU, he continually recommends OSU
to students for advanced study and frequently hosts OSU visitors to Thailand.