Heather Morphew/ Early Childhood and Elementary Education / Alumni

The professors are extraordinary! Even after graduation, they are still supportive and always encouraging me in my career. They helped me succeed, not only in their classrooms, but also in my every...

Jacquelyn Tideman / English

The English department at USAO is phenomenal. Because we’re such a small school, the English majors get really close. We know each other and our professors as individuals, and it significantly...

Jordan Danser

Having attended as a high school student, it gave me a great opportunity to get the feel of what USAO was like. I have really built a connection with the faculty and students. The small class sizes...

Kasey Sams/ Theater Arts / Alumni

The education I received in the Drama (Theatre Arts) program at USAO armed me with an expansive variety of knowledge, and I was well prepared for advanced study. In many ways, I was more prepared...

Kathryn Daniels / Elementary Education and Early Childhood Education

Everyone from my professors to the ladies in the cafeteria always make me happy, I chose to come to the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma.

Kyle Hunt / Sociology

It's a big adjustment moving here from Queens, New York, but I've met some great people and faculty members. What brought me here was a scholarship, but I've found a small campus and friendly...

Kyle Yocham / Chemistry

I’m glad I transferred to USAO because the tuition is really affordable and the faculty are brilliant. The small classes really allow me to easily communicate with my instructors. I didn’t know how...

Laura Wijkowski/ USAO Staff

My professional life has always been mission driven and centered around working with people.  In my position with Alumni Development at USAO, I get work with Alumni, current students, staff and...

Lonnie Iannazzo/ Communications / Alumni / Post Production Coordinator

USAO offered me something that some of the major universities in Oklahoma couldn’t offer, which was small class size, easy access to professors, and a small but friendly on campus community."   "When...

Lotsee Patterson/ OCW / 1959

If anyone embodies all the ideals and scope of achievement that entitles one to be enshrined in the USAO Alumni Hall of Fame, it is Dr. Patterson." - JJ Francais, (2010 graduate)

Lyssa Snow / Psychology

USAO is like Hogwarts. The campus is magical, the students are diverse, and USAO is always there to welcome you home. I discovered USAO my freshman year of high school at a college fair and it was...

Madison Russell

USAO is unlike any other school in the state!  USAO is the owner of the second oldest Deaf Education program West of the Mississippi River.  This legacy is evident by it's stimulate classes and...

Marcy LaFerr / American Indian Studies

My independent study project allowed me to work outside in the community preserving corn culture. A lot of tribal corn is nearly extinct, and we helped to preserve it. That’s something that really...

Mary C. Newcome-Hatch

I highly recommend USAO to all of my friends, especially those at OCCC.  The beauty of the campus, the prices, and the personal interaction with Professors tops my list.  I have not seen a professor...

Matt Watson/ Economics / Alumni

There is no other university in this area of the U.S. that suits my needs and desires as a student and as an individual. The transfer process from a community college to USAO was easy, and I felt...

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...

Meghan Duggins / Deaf Education

The Deaf Education program has really elevated my thinking in regards to teaching. I feel like I will leave with a lot of tools for my 'mental toolbox.' I really enjoy my studies and I know I made...

Molly Tracy / Political Science

I came to USAO from the East Coast, wondering if I’d find friends or fit in. I am excited to have found life-long friends and opportunities to grow. USAO’s rich history and outstanding reputation as...

Paige Pulliam / Biology

On my visit to check out the basketball team I heard nothing but great comments about USAO's biology department success rates. Because I wanted to be a physical therapist, USAO became my #1 option...

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.

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