September 2012

BILLUPS, Helen (Smith)


Helen was born to Josie Eula Smith and Cheadle Smith on April 15, 1920 in Ardmore, Oklahoma. Helen was raised by Josie Eula Rawlins and Philp A Rawlins in a household full of brothers and sisters in Ardmore, Oklahoma. Helen graduated from Ardmore High School, and then attended Oklahoma College for Women (now USAO) in Chickasha. Helen moved to Tulsa to begin her professional career as the Executive Assistant to the Division Attorney for Stanolind Oil & Gas. Helen took great pride in helping set the stage for women with careers.

Jackson earns Employee of the Year award

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Regents Chair John Nelson, far right, presents USAO’s Jessica Jackson with the Staff Employee of the Year Award. Jackson coordinates sports information and works in media relations since 2009 at USAO. Also pictured are USAO President John Feaver, far left, and Monica Park, residence life and hall director for the Lawson Court housing facility. Park was last year’s Employee of the Year.

USAO Regents Chair John Nelson presented the Staff Employee of the Year Award to Jessica Jackson, who manages the sports news bureau at USAO, during the September regent’s meeting held on Tuesday.

In the Saddle — Megan Wilkerson

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CHICKASHA – The Drover women’s soccer team still has high hopes for the season, despite a less than stellar start to the season.

“It was kind of rough. We didn’t really get the results we wanted. It wasn’t really that we were playing bad, but we just didn’t find a way to win yet,” said Megan Wilkerson, a sophomore defender. “I think we’ve finally started to click as a team.”

The Drovers got their first win on Saturday with a 4-1 rout of Lyon College and then followed that with a 3-0 shut out of Texas Wesleyan on Tuesday.

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US News ranks USAO among national liberal arts colleges

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Named for a second year to the prestigious “National Liberal Arts Colleges” category in U.S.News & World Report, the University of Science and Arts fields much tougher competition, according to USAO officials. This puts USAO in the company of hundreds of nationally respected private liberal arts colleges on the exclusive rankings. The university remains in the top 25 national liberal arts colleges “Least Debt” list.

For the second year in a row, the University of Science and Arts is the only institution in Oklahoma – public or private – to be ranked on the exclusive “National Liberal Arts Colleges” list in U.S. News’ America’s Best Colleges Guide.

USAO SGA Meeting

Davis Hall Amphitheater

Repeats every week until Fri Sep 28 2012 .
09/19/2012 - 5:00pm
09/26/2012 - 5:00pm


Student Center Lobby

09/13/2012 - 11:00am - 1:00pm

Staff Association Meeting

Emerson Room

09/13/2012 - 6:00pm

Em Hi Sorority Rush Week

Lawson Clubhouse, 2nd Floor Conference Room

09/10/2012 - 6:00pm - 09/14/2012 - 6:00pm

Housing Wars: Laser Tag

North Side of USAO Oval

09/26/2012 - 6:30pm