LUBBOCK, Texas – The University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma punched its ticket to both the Sooner Athletic Conference championship game and the national tournament with an 84-79 overtime win over Oklahoma Christian in the SAC semifinals Friday night.
The USAO Vocal Jazz Ensemble is scheduled to perform its spring concert March 12 at 7:30 p.m. in the Alumni Chapel on the USAO campus. The performance is free and open to the public. The concert will feature several acappella numbers as well as selections with piano, upright bass and drums.
The spring temperature is not the only thing heating up in Chickasha. USAO's Vocal Jazz Ensemble will heat up the Alumni Chapel on March 12 at 7:30 p.m. with its spring concert. The performance is free and open to the public.
"The concert will feature several acappella numbers as well as selections with piano, upright bass and drums," said Dr. Ken Bohannon, associate professor of music and director of the Vocal Jazz Ensemble. "In addition to choral selections with the ensemble, several of the members will be singing various jazz solos from the standard jazz repertoire."
State Rep. Leslie Osborn (R-Dist. 47) pauses to chat with USAO student Andrea Jones, an English major from Covington, Ohio, during Research Day at the State Capitol Feb. 23. Jones, with Melody Dobbins, an English major from Tuttle and Sachelle Story, an English major from Amber, placed second in the Regional/Community College division. The USAO team, led by Jones, competed against 17 projects from 12 Oklahoma colleges and universities.
A team of University of Science and Arts students, led by Andrea Jones, an English major from Covington, Ohio, placed second during Research Day at the State Capitol Feb. 23.
The team competed against 17 projects from 12 Oklahoma colleges and universities. Jones placed second in the Regional/Community College division.
Enrollment for the USAO Child Development Center begins March 9 for the fall 2009 trimester. Designed for three- and four-year-olds, the acclaimed program stimulates growth in multiple areas, including social, emotional and intellectual. Snack time is just one of the many activities included each day for local children.
Beginning March 9, the University of Science and Arts will begin receiving and processing applications for fall 2009 enrollment in its acclaimed Child Development Center.
Dr. Donna Miles, professor of education and director of the Child Development Center, said the key to the successful program for three- and four-year-olds is quality.
“We continually strive for a quality program for our young children, our parents and the college students,” Miles said.
Legendary biologist and two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Edward O. Wilson, left, will be the featured speaker during the 2009 Emerson-Wier Liberal Arts Symposium March 26. In addition to Wilson's 7:30 p.m. presentation, a panel discussion is scheduled at 4 p.m. Participants on the panel include (top row, left) Robert Frodeman, chair of the Department of Philosophy and Religion Studies at the University of North Texas; Edna Manning, president of the Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics; Joseph Thai, Presidential Professor of Law at the University of Oklahoma School of Law; (bottom row, left) Kenneth R. Hobson, assistant professor of entomology at the University of Oklahoma, and Keith B. Miller, a research assistant professor of geology at Kansas State University. Aleisha Karjala, assistant professor of political science at USAO, will serve as moderator of the discussion.
Panelists representing a wide range of backgrounds and academic training will join together March 26 on the campus of the University of Science and Arts to discuss The Promise of Science and Challenges of Science Education during the third annual Emerson-Wier Liberal Arts Symposium.
A panel discussion is scheduled from 4-6 p.m. in the Davis Hall Amphitheater at USAO. A presentation is also scheduled at 7:30 p.m. featuring legendary biologist and two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Edward O. Wilson in the Te Ata Memorial Auditorium.
Internationally known poet and OCLA graduate Lance Henson is scheduled to present his poetry March 24 at 7 p.m. in Gary Hall on the campus of the University of Science and Arts. Henson is a 1972 graduate of the college and was named to the Alumni Hall of Fame in 2004. Henson has 28 published books of poetry. His poetry has been translated into 25 languages. He has read and lectured in nine countries.
Southern Cheyenne Nation member and internationally known poet Lance Henson is scheduled to present his poetry March 24 at 7 p.m. in Gary Hall on the campus of the University of Science and Arts. Henson is a 1972 graduate of the college and was named to the Alumni Hall of Fame in 2004.
The poetry reading is free and open to the public. Gary Hall is located on the southeast corner of 17th and Alabama in Chickasha.
Sacred, folk and popular styles from Gregorian Chant to contemporary music theater will be featured as the USAO Concert Choir takes the stage for their Spring Concert March 31 at the University of Science and Arts. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Davis Hall Theatre and is free and open to the public. The choir presents concerts on campus each fall and spring trimester. The choir also performed in the Five Bs Music Festival – most recently during the Bernstein Festival. The choir is under the direction of Dr. Jan Hanson, professor of music at USAO.