October 2011

Drovers overtake the Storm

CHICKASHA – In their last regular season home game, the Drover men came in with a ninth conference win to continue undefeated in the Sooner Athletic Conference with the shutout of Southern Nazarene on Tuesday afternoon.

The Drovers fought a tough battle but spent most of the game on the attack, outshooting their opponents 30-7. USAO, however, had a hard time finding the net until Perry Sansford scored in the 70th minute of the game. Chris Lee had the assist in that play.

Drover women struggle against the Storm

CHICKASHA – The Drover women had a tough time against the Southern Nazarene Crimson Storm, who remain undefeated in the Sooner Athletic Conference.

After giving up two quick goals, the Drovers responded with two goals in eight minutes to tie to the game before halftime. Both goals were by Calli Cooper and Taylor Fain earned her 30th career assist on one of those.

Unfortunately for USAO, Southern Nazarene squeaked by another goal to defeat the Drovers 3-2.

The women move to 12-4 overall and 7-3 in conference play.

USAO aces Community Quiz to help CHS team

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The USAO "Community Quiz" team relaxes after a hard-fought victory over seven other local businesses and organizations. The team is (from left) Rob Vollmar, Veronica Fennell, Adeel Siddiqui and Adam Heilman.

Chickasha High School’s academic team got a boost in October from USAO when three alums and a current student teamed up to compete in – and win – a “Community Quiz Bowl.”

McNabb receives Staff Achievement award

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Vanessa McNabb (right), administrative assistant for academic affairs, receives her Staff Achievement award from Monica Park, manager of the Lawson Court facilities and the 2010-11 Employee of the Year.

Described as “always willing to help out with a smile on her face,” Vanessa McNabb received the Regents Staff Achievement Award for the first quarter of the 2011-12 year at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma.

Sports Facilities

USAO Fieldhouse

Hypatia Honor Society Luncheon

USAO Ballroom, Student Center

11/10/2011 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm

Education Committee Meeting

Gary Hall Lounge

11/03/2011 - 3:30pm

Regent's Room Reserved

11/11/2011 - 8:00am

Area girls to explore careers in science at USAO

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Dr. Jeannette Loutsch, assistant professor of biology, discusses the properties of the different elements with an area student as part of the Women in Technology and Science workshop. Registration for this year’s workshop is due by Oct. 23.

The USAO Association for Women In Science will hold its 3rd Annual Women In Technology and Science workshop on Saturday, Oct. 29.

Each child attending will need to be registered for the program before Oct. 24. Registration is $10 but scholarships are available to those interested but unable to pay.

In the Saddle — Brisco McPherson

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CHICKASHA – With the basketball season right around the corner, the Drover men are gearing up for a great season.

Head Coach Brisco McPherson said the group of men he’s assembled could be a winning combination this year.

“I think we all agree this might be one of the best recruiting classes we’ve had in a while, so we’re looking for these guys to step up and deliver this year,” McPherson said. “And then the guys we’ve got returning are guys that we feel like have grown and matured and will really help us this year.”