CHICKASHA – Lorene Smith Summers may not have been able to afford a college education herself, but a recent gift made in her name will help pave the way for future business students at the University of Science and Arts. A $75,000 endowed scholarship was established May 22 by her husband, Robert F. Summers II of Norman.
CHICKASHA – More than 250 students at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma achieved a grade point average of 3.5 or greater during the spring 2007 semester and were named to the university’s honor rolls, USAO admissions officials have announced.
CHICKASHA – In celebration of Oklahoma’s centennial, a local historical society is looking for actors to participate in a new, original drama about the Verden Separate School. Auditions for “School Days” begin at 10 a.m. on June 2 in the Chickasha Public Library.
CHICKASHA – When the green flag waves this fall at America’s DARPA Urban Grand Challenge race, Chickasha’s Dr. John K. Johnson hopes to lead the pack of robotic racers. The scientist and professor of computer science at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma has assembled Team Nova to build a completely autonomous vehicle to compete in the international event.
CHICKASHA – New and current students looking to grab extra credits over the summer have one last chance to enroll at the University of Science and Arts. This summer’s courses range from rock ‘n’ roll history to urban sociology, drama production and much more.
CHICKASHA – Award-winning students were given their moment in the spotlight recently when the University of Science and Arts held an awards convocation on April 13. Three new awards in research, creative expression and leadership were presented for the first time.
CHICKASHA – Four students at the University of Science and Arts beat out nearly 100 students for top winnings at a recent psychology research conference, earning three of six awards given for research projects across the state.