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Degree / Course of Study

  Completion Date 

Friendswood High School (Friendswood TX)
         High School Pics

Texas A&M University (College Station TX)
         Aggie Daze

Cameron University (Lawton OK)

The University of Oklahoma (Norman OK)

The University of Oklahoma (Norman OK)



B.S. (Physics)

Teaching Curriculum

M.S. (Botany)

Ph.D. (Botany)
Dr. John J. Skvarla, my M.S. & Ph.D. major professor







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Selected Career Highlights

*  About 40 years science teaching experience in junior high, high school, and college.  Also many years involvement in military education.

*  Selected for Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges, 1992.

*  Selected for Who's Who Among America's Teachers -- 2000, 2002, 2003-04 and 2004-05.

*  Nine first-author scientific publications in journals such as American Journal of Botany.

*  Research presentations at scientific meetings in Brisbane (Australia) and London.

Combat service in Vietnam (1969-70) as an artillery officer (PICTURES), including 28 days in Cambodia  (May 21 - June 18, 1970)

*  A 28-year military career (1968 - 1996), including four years active duty (1968 - 1972), and 24 years Army Reserve.  Final rank - Lieutenant Colonel.

*  Promoted to Associate Professor and granted tenure at Oklahoma State University - Oklahoma City in 2006.

*  Recipient of 2010-2011 OSU/A&M Board of Regents L. E. "Dean" Stringer Award for Teaching Excellence.

*  Promoted to (Full) Professor at Oklahoma State University - Oklahoma City in 2011.

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Edward E. Vezey, Jr.

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In the Navy and on the USS Oklahoma on Dec. 7, 1941

At the USS Oklahoma Memorial Dedication, Dec. 7, 2007

USS Oklahoma Memorial Painting

Official Web Site of the USS Oklahoma Crew Members and Family