Drover Proud

Lisa Hightower

My time at USAO deepened my appreciation for education and life-long learning, something that I hope to pass on to my students.

Travis Bates

“It was a great education at a great price with a great faculty. Everyone one who works there really wants to help their students succeed.”  

Mike Sutterfield

The most important accomplishment I have ever done has been my fulfilling career. 

Greg Brown

Learning is not a means to an end. It is not mere vocational training. It is the end, the goal, the only important thing.

Milam Dobbins

Having a liberal arts background helped me look at problems from more than just one approach.

April Doshier Heiple

April Doshier Heiple

I found a love of life and diverse cultures I had never dreamed possible.

Esther Angell

Esther Angell

The Communication department at USAO provided a firm foundation for my career objectives.

Maggie (Oliver) Mullenix

Every good start needs a foundation and my professors in the speech pathology program gave me that. My education will forevermore affect what kind of clinician I am.

Phil Barnes/ Physical Education

I wouldn’t be where I am if I hadn’t gone to USAO. There’s no question about it. You don’t think so at the time at you are being molded, but that’s why I am where I am.

Beaty in training room

Leslie Beaty

USAO is a wonderful place that makes everyone feel at home. Everyone is accepted here regardless of how they live.

Megan Bell / Communications

I chose to come to USAO because of its size. The professors get to know you on a personal level. You also have a great opportunity to get involved with the university organizations and school spirit...

Chris Bennett

Education lives or dies by the strength of its teachers, and USAO’s warrant particular mention for their unflagging dedication to the interdisciplinary idealism that defines the university.

Jim Blalock

My IDS instructors were passionate about their disciplines. They challenged me and they made me raise my standards on what I expected out of myself. I really feel like I learned how to think...

Andrea Brock

Chickasha is a wonderful community to be a part of. I loved every minute of my time in college at USAO and always look forward to going back for a visit.

Daniel Brunner

What I liked about the liberal arts was the balance of the technical, tactical and the logical. No matter what your field, you need to be able to analyze situations, and USAO helps you to do that.

Versia Burdex-Williams

USAO was a building block to my current success with my career and culture...

Brandon Case in office

Brandon Case

USAO is a great place to get a degree with its small class sizes and ample opportunities for one-on-one visits with professors. My liberal arts education gave me the essential tools to be a critical...

Denise Castillo/ Anadarko, OK / 2011

I believe the American Indian Studies program is an interdisciplinary array of studies within itself. The range of topics from political, cultural and literature, as well as many off campus...

Wendy Chambers/ Graduate Assistant at the University of Nevada/Las Vegas

USAO validated and made real my choice of following an artistic path. I would not be the person or the artist that I am today without the knowledge, discipline and support of the outstanding faculty...

Melanie Clason

My professors at USAO always went the extra mile to be certain that I was ready to graduate and to be able to apply myself in my dream profession.