September 2012

USAO Releases 2012 Summer honor rolls

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The USAO Honor Roll recognizes students whose grade point average is 3.5 or higher for 12 or more hours of class work. The Regents Honor Roll recognizes those who have been named to the USAO Honor Roll for three or more consecutive trimesters. The honor rolls were created to recognize and encourage academic excellence.

More than 165 students at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma achieved a grade point average of 3.5 or greater during the summer 2012 trimester and were named to the university’s honor rolls, the USAO registrar has announced.

Kent earns USAO’s first Runner of the Week award

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CHICKASHA – Brittni Kent this week became the first USAO runner to be named a Sooner Athletic Conference Runner of the Week.

Kent finished second in the Oklahoma City Fall Classic on Saturday, beating out 20 other runners in the race. She posted a time of 21:24.95, seconds before OCU’s lead runner.

Kent, a junior for Sapulpa, was USAO’s top runner in both the meets the Drovers have competed in this season. It is the first season for the cross country program.

Men’s cross country sees improvement

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CHICKASHA – The Drover’s cross country team saw improvements on split times at Saturday’s race, hosted by Oklahoma City University.

Freshman Jeffrey Poolaw was USAO’s top runner for the second meet in a row. Poolaw, who posted a time of 19:32.76 for the five-kilometer race, came in 13th among the racers.

Junior Matthew Crow made his cross country debut having joined after the first meet and came in second on the team with a time of 19.59.13. Crow had never competed in cross country before.

Drover women come in second

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CHICKASHA – The Drover women came in second to conference foe Oklahoma City in the Oklahoma City Open on Saturday, led once again by Brittni Kent, who was the second female to cross the finish line.

Kent, who came in second to Oklahoma Wesleyan’s Allie Antrim, posted a time of 21:24.95 for the five-kilometer race. Not far behind her was Beatriz Rey, who came in sixth with a time of 22:22.13.

Also finishing in the top 10 were freshman Deborah Park and senior Tabby Bailey, who came in seconds apart with times of 24:00.33 and 24:03.03 respectively.

Swedes no match for the No. 5 Drovers

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CHICKASHA – The No. 5 USAO Drovers didn’t allow a single shot against them in a Friday afternoon 7-0 shutout over the Bethany College at Drover Pitch.

It took mere minutes for the Drovers to strike. Just four minutes into the game, freshman Liam Madden scored his first goal of the season off an assist by team captain Nicolas Alberto.

Five minutes later, Perry Sansford scored another for USAO off a double assist by Alberto and Kalokwera Okot. Again, less than four minutes later, defender Sam Rimmer scored off an assist by Luka Rasovic.

Drovers crush the Swedes

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sports image: Linda Addo

CHICKASHA – The Drover women had no problem earning their fourth victory in a row on Friday afternoon against the Bethany College Swedes.

The Drovers knocked in seven unanswered goals, shutting out Bethany College 7-0 and outshooting the Swedes 32-7.

Starting off the scoring was senior captain Calli Cooper, who found the net off an assist by Ryah Vyse. Cooper then helped out with an assist just two minutes later, finding sophomore Linda Addo for her first goal of the game. Addo would go on to earn a hat trick, scoring USAO’s final two goals as well.

WHYTE, Martha A. (Hershel)


Martha Ann Whyte of Williamsburg died on Christmas Day after a brief illness. She was born in 1921 to Ward Hershel and Martha Jones in St. Louis, Mo. Her family later moved to McAlester, Okla., where she grew up. She earned a bachelor's degree from the Oklahoma College for Women and a master's degree from Syracuse University. While at Syracuse she met her future husband, James P. Whyte, whom she married in 1948. She began a career as a speech teacher while her husband practiced law. In 1957 the Whytes moved to Williamsburg and had lived here ever since. Mrs.



Funeral for Cathy Diane Large-Toehay, 60, Lawton, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Comanche Nation Funeral Home with the Rev. Jan Ticeahkie and the Rev. Fred Ticeahkie officiating. Burial will follow at Post Oak Cemetery. Cathy went to her heavenly home Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012, in Lawton. Prayer service will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Comanche Nation Funeral Home. Cathy was born Jan. 10, 1952, in Fort Washakie, Wyo., to Stanley and Margie (Leasie Aunquoe) Large Sr. She grew up, attended and graduated from Goodland Indian School in Hugo. Cathy also attended USAO in Chickasha studying business.

First Exam

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First Exam: Chapters 1, 3, 4, 6, and 24



Marginal Cost, Marginal Benefit, and Opportunity Cost

Deduction and Induction



Enlightened self-interest

Purposeful behavior

Positive/normative/art of economics


·       Law of Demand

·       Shift variables

·       Market demand