April 2010

VIDEO: In the Saddle - April 29

CHICKASHA – After spending four years on the Drover softball team, Senior Chancie Godwin isn’t ready to make it a part of her past.

Kimberly leads Drovers to win, USAO splits

CHICKASHA – The Drovers fought tough against conference opponent Northwestern Oklahoma State, taking the first game into extra innings and winning the second.

Bison too much for Drovers

CHICKASHA – Despite two home runs, the Drovers struggled in the first game of the conference series against Oklahoma Baptist, but they still have a chance to win the series during the doubleheader Saturday.

Free Reading Tutors Available to Kids This Summer

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Children who want extra help with reading can get it without fee this summer as USAO students and faculty jointly provide a summer reading program.

Free reading tutors are available this summer from the University of Science and Arts for kids who have competed kindergarten through seventh grade. The service is managed by students and faculty in the USAO Division of Education and Speech Language Pathology.

Alums Reach Out to Toddler with Cancer

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Two-year-old Audri Kate King was diagnosed with an aggressive, rare form of children’s cancer on April 15. Her family, full of USAO alumni, has set up a number of fundraisers for the young girl.

On Easter Sunday, a relatively healthy 2-year-old Chickasha girl was taken to the hospital after complaining about back pain.

Benefit Concert

Te Ata Memorial Auditorium

Date: 
05/22/2010 - 7:00pm

Dinner

USAO Student Center Ballroom

Date: 
05/21/2010 - 6:00pm

Spring Commencement

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Comparing shared life stories and giving meaningful definition to “place,” Dr. Vicki Ferguson encouraged graduates that they are starting on a good foundation with a liberal arts degree during the spring commencement ceremony at the University of Science and Arts.

An education faculty member for most of 28 years, Fergusonaddressed 134 graduating seniors and their families at the ceremony April 23. She serves several roles as professor, director of teacher education and chair of the Division of Education and Speech-Language Pathology.

Crick named Champion of Character

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One Drover left Brownsville, Texas, with two special honors. The first, of course, was making history with an NAIA National Tournament Opening Round win. But Niall Crick left with an equally as special honor – he was named an NAIA Champion of Character.

“It was unexpected, which makes it more special,” the junior midfielder said. “It was nice to win it. It’s a strange award because it’s not for sports.”

Anniversary Celebration

USAO Student Center Ballroom

Contact Shelly Mink for information

Date: 
06/01/2010 - 6:00pm