Susanna Hayworth, a graduating music senior from Anadarko, recently represented the University of Science and Arts at the annual Research Day at the State Capitol. One of 22 undergraduate students selected from 15 universities across the state, Hayworth's project focused on women in military aviation. The annual event is sponsored by the Oklahoma Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research, the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education and the National Science Foundation.
A team of USAO psychology students recently presented research at a statewide psychology conference, earning four awards as a result. From left are Dr. Chris Walker, Rachel Lutjens, Nathan Richards, Ricky James, Bobby Arnold, Chelsea Huddleston, Kinya Roberts and Lili Chen.
Three USAO vocal students recently participated in a statewide singing competition sponsored by the Oklahoma district of the National Association of Teachers of Singing. From left are Dr. Ken Bohannon, associate professor of music, Schuyler Austin, Matt Pitts and Audrey Hodges. Pitts won third place in the division of freshman male.
Dr. Linda Crumb, professor of business administration, is retiring after 26 years of teaching at the University of Science and Arts. A public reception is scheduled in her honor April 20 at 3 p.m. in the Regents Room in the USAO Student Center. Her USAO achievements include receiving the Regents Award for Superior Teaching three times, shown here in 2005, and writing the words to the Drover fight song.
Dr. John Johnson (center), USAO professor of computer science, recently was named a 2008 DaVinci Fellow for creative approaches to teaching and research, along with Mary Ann Moore from Oklahoma City Community College and Wayne Stein from the University of Central Oklahoma. Two USAO students received Martin-DaVinci Scholar awards for demonstrating creativity, academic achievement and a commitment to teaching during the annual banquet, held at the Oklahoma History Center.
Internationally recognized violinist and conductor Yuval Waldman will direct 'Fiddle Fun,' a music camp designed for violinists, violists and cellists June 16-21 at USAO. Registration is available for musicians of all levels and ages.
More than 1,600 people attended two graduation ceremonies on Friday night at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma to honor 133 graduating seniors. The second ceremony honored graduates in business and education; the first, all other majors. The event also was televised
Twelve students recently were inducted into USAO's Hypatia Honor Society. Hypatia is the university's only campus-wide honor society, and students are hand-selected for Hypatia by a faculty committee. Back row, from left, are Joshua Vaughn, Angela Baeza, Courtney Crowder, Gus Lovelace, Mary Cagle, Gayle Eggleston and Ellen Fitzwater. Front row, from left, are Corey Coles, Alex Wiggs, Tierney Rasch, Susanna Hayworth and Jacqueline Benda.
Dr. Robin Irving reads to a group of children at the Child Development Center, a school for 3- and 4-year-olds, where she has dedicated herself to 28 years of service to the University of Science and Arts. Irving will retire this month from her role as director of the center and professor of education. The public is invited to attend an open reception for her on April 23, including children, parents, former students and friends in the community. Faculty and staff members in her division are hosting the event.