CHICKASHA – A record-breaking crowd gathered April 20 at the University of Science and Arts for the college’s first split-venue, live simulcast of commencement. Nearly 2,000 guests, students, faculty and staff members filled the Te Ata Memorial Auditorium and the USAO Field House in what may be the largest commencement ceremony ever held at USAO.
CHICKASHA – The summer community musical is back and looking for actors! This summer, the Chickasha Community Theatre joins forces with the drama department at the University of Science and Arts to bring “Honk! Junior” to the stage. Auditions are scheduled in April for the public.
CHICKASHA – Fourteen students were inducted into the Hypatia Honor Society April 12 at the University of Science and Arts. Hypatia is the university’s only campus-wide honor society. Students cannot apply for membership; they are hand-selected for Hypatia by a faculty committee.
Students in USAO’s playwriting class are preparing for an evening of performances – and evaluations. On April 13 at 7 p.m., the five students will present original one-act plays in the Davis Hall Little Theatre. With the help of the USAO drama department, the plays will be presented in readers theatre format, followed by an assessment from the audience. The Festival of One-Act Plays is free and open to the public.
CHICKASHA – Students at the University of Science and Arts are trying their hand at playwriting, one act at a time. On April 13, the USAO drama department will present a Festival of One-Act Plays at 7 p.m. in the Davis Hall Little Theatre.
CHICKASHA - One of Chickasha’s largest annual powwows is scheduled April 6-7 in the Field House at the University of Science and Arts. Students in the Inter-Tribal Heritage Council (ITHC) are planning the event, which is non-exclusive and open to all members of the community.
CHICKASHA – Every night, approximately 40,000 children in Northern Uganda walk miles to large towns in hopes of escaping night abduction and involuntary recruitment into the Lord’s Resistance Army as child soldiers. Each night, the children pour into local towns looking for a safe place to sleep. Although most end up sleeping on the streets, it’s better than being captured.