April 2009

Friday Last Day for BFA Show


It's not too late to see the spring bachelor of fine arts art exhibition at the University of Science and Arts. Five USAO students are featured in "Signature," the spring BFA art show that ends this Friday. The exhibition is in the USAO Art Gallery and is free and open to the public. Participants include (front row, left) Jeremy Teel and James E. Greenlee II. Back row: Tina Dymond, Mallory Edwards and Tierney Renee Rasch.

Baseball Back on Track with Sweep of SGU

CHICKASHA – With a two-run single by Joe Burnell and a two-run home run from Kevin Carby in the seventh inning, the University of Science and Arts wrestled away Friday’s series finale from St. Gregory’s 10-6. The Drovers swept SGU after taking Thursday’s doubleheader 11-3 and 18-7.

Beaty Breaks HR Record, Drovers Sweep OBU

CHICKASHA – Senior shortstop Leslie Beaty set a new school record with her ninth home run of the season, but it was Caitlyn Crotty’s seventh homer of the season that capped a six-run second inning and propelled the University of Science and Arts to a sweep of Oklahoma Baptist.

Artscope Scheduled June 15-26

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Artscope, Chickasha’s two-week summer art camp, currently is accepting registration forms and scholarship applications for the 2009 session. In its 11th year, Artscope will be held June 15-26 on the USAO campus.

Lierle Breaks HR Record, Drovers Fall to Aggies

CHICKASHA – Senior Brandt Lierle hammered three home runs and broke the single-season home run record, but the University of Science and Arts came up short in Tuesday’s game against I-44 rival Cameron. USAO fell to 26-10 overall after the 16-11 loss.

Week’s Games Updated

CHICKASHA – The week’s slate of baseball and softball games have had some changes. The softball team added a make-up series at Northwestern Oklahoma while the baseball team flipped its games with St. Gregory’s to accommodate the Easter holiday.

Teams Have Tough Weekend Against LCU

CHICKASHA – The weekend could have gone better for both Drover teams as the University of Science and Arts lost five games in two series against the highly ranked teams from Lubbock Christian.

USAO Hosts Africa Symposium April 9

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Dr. Stephen Kandeh, assistant professor of sociology, and other USAO faculty host the Symposium on Africa April 9 at 8 a.m. in the Davis Hall Amphitheater. Special guest researchers, scholars and university faculty join to discuss Africa’s past, present and future and its affect on the globe, America and society as a whole. The symposium is free and open to the public.

As the world's attention continues to be centered on the global economic crises, a group of scholars, researchers and faculty will narrow their focus to poverty in Africa during the Symposium on Africa at the University of Science and Arts on April 9.

The symposium will explore the economy, politics and global impact of the continent. The event will be in the Davis Hall Amphitheater at USAO. It is free and open to the public.

Poster presentations, video and music will be on display beginning at 8 a.m., followed by the symposium from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Baseball Team Ranked, Will Host No. 1 LCU

CHICKASHA – After the best start in school history and moving into third place in the conference, the University of Science and Arts’ baseball team found themselves ranked in the NAIA national top-25 for the first time Wednesday.

USAO Initiates 24 Into Alpha Lambda Delta

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A total of 24 first-year students were initiated into Alpha Lambda Delta March 24 at the University of Science and Arts. ALD is a national scholastic honor society that recognizes and encourages academic excellence among first year students. Initiates included, front row, from left, Michael Vaughn, Nicole Duncan, Bree Elwell, Lindsey Cathey, Elizabeth Chambers, Autumn Fosburg, Lisa Klingensmith, Samantha Lightfoot, Eric Monsebais and Sigrun Senska. Back row: Christopher Bennett, Cody Bogle, Kayla Jo Butler, Henry Golightly III, Sarah Hill, Kristoffer Keepers, Kyle Daily, Andre Figueiredo, Nicole Oldham and Riley Schultz. Not pictured are Lexxa Kever, Danny McIntyre Jr., Adrian Talley and Laci Thomas.

Exceptional first year students at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma were honored March 24 as they were initiated into Alpha Lambda Delta -- a national honor society for college freshmen. The luncheon honored 24 students at the college.

“These students represent the best of our freshman class,” said Dr. Peter Thomas, associate professor of education/science and faculty advisor for the honor society. “We’re very proud of these students and their achievements.”