Students who graduated from USAO between 1965 and 1974, when the institution was named the Oklahoma College of Liberal Arts, are holding an OCLA mini-reunion Aug. 22-23 at USAO. The 'Exploding Square,' shown here, was a logo adopted to represent freedom and innovation at OCLA. This image was taken from the 1972 Argus yearbook.
Enjoying a fresh watermelon from Rush Springs are (from left) USAO President John Feaver, student Tiffany Hile of Tecumseh and Bergundy Nelson, executive assistant to the president. USAO is among the first colleges to join Oklahoma's Farm To School Program, which is designed to bring fresh, local produce and other Oklahoma food products to campus dining services.
USAO's Marketing and Community Relations team recently earned 10 state awards in photography, graphic design and more during the annual Oklahoma College Public Relations Association competition. This year, the team won a record 10 awards in nine categories. Back row, from left, are David Duncan, television production specialist; Kellie Driscoll, administrative assistant; Jenny Bendure, printing services manager; and Randy Talley, director. Front row, from left, are Zac Underwood, sports information director, and Michael Bendure, writer/designer.
The Chickasha Community Theatre and USAO are collaborating on this summer's big family production, 'Annie, Jr.' July 18-20 at USAO. The stage production a shorter version of the popular and Tony-Award winning Broadway musical, 'Annie.' Tickets are on sale at Jay's Jewelry for $10 for adults and $5 for youth age 18 and younger. From left are Whitney Cravens as Annie and David Calton as Daddy Warbucks.