July 2007

Chickasha Public School Foundation Creates New USAO Scholarships

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July-31-2007


CHICKASHA – Calling on community ties, the Chickasha Public School Foundation (CPSF) has established two new $500 scholarships for Chickasha high school seniors to attend the University of Science and Arts. One scholarship targets academic achievement; the other is based on financial need.

Arts Grants Provide Leading Support for USAO Series

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July-31-2007


CHICKASHA – Chickasha’s premier performing arts series promises an exciting lineup at the University of Science and Arts, thanks to the support of several state and regional organizations. The university’s seventh annual Davis-Waldorf Performing Arts Series begins Sept. 18 with the Byron Berline Band, a bluegrass band from Guthrie.

USAO Receives York Art Collection Valued at $60,000

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July-27-2007
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Carpenters and gallery crew members unload 26 original pieces of artwork, an estimated $60,000 collection donated by York International. John Heller, left, and Layne Thrift barely fit this large piece by Bavinger through Davis Hall doors. Too large to fit inside the USAO Art Gallery, this colorful painting hangs in the hallway outside the gallery. The entire contemporary art exhibit is on display in the USAO Art Gallery through Aug. 20.


CHICKASHA – York International is known worldwide for providing heating and air conditioning in homes and businesses, but at the University of Science and Arts, it’s known for something completely different. The company recently donated more than $60,000 worth of contemporary artwork to the USAO Art Gallery.

USAO Extends ‘Fiddle Fun’ Violin Workshop Registration to Aug. 6

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July-23-2007
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Internationally recognized violinist and conductor Yuval Waldman will direct “Fiddle Fun,” a music camp designed for violinists and violists Aug. 6-11 at USAO. Registration is still available for musicians of all levels, ages 6-11.


CHICKASHA – Local students have a unique chance to work one-on-one with one of the world’s premiere violinists at “Fiddle Fun” this summer at the University of Science and Arts. Internationally known violinist and conductor Yuval Waldman will teach the violin camp, scheduled Aug. 6-11 on the USAO campus.

USAO Receives Honors at Public Relations Conference

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July-10-2007
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USAO’s Media and Community Relations team recently took home top awards for graphic design, photography, video, news and event campaigns at the annual Oklahoma College Public Relations Association conference. From left are Michael Bendure, Randy Talley, Jenny Bendure, Zac Underwood, Marcie Price, USAO President John Feaver and David Duncan.


CHICKASHA – A small team of public relations specialists recently showed their mettle while competing with state universities and professional advertising agencies. The University of Science and Arts’ Media and Community Relations team picked up several awards at this year’s annual Oklahoma College Public Relations Association (OCPRA) conference July 8-10.