May 2013

Area students workshop from page to stage in one hour

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May-14-2013
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Actors from the Rush Springs Middle School drama club line up for a curtain call after working with the USAO theatre arts department last week to produce a scene from To Kill a Mockingbird in one hour. Pictured here are (from left) Parker Jordan as Atticus Finch, Leah Rennaker as Scout, Thomas Davidson as Mr. Cunningham and Jackie Ward as Jem.

Members of the Rush Springs Middle School drama club planned, produced and performed a scene adapted from a classic novel in one hour with some help from the USAO theatre arts department this month.

Wellness, scholarship initiative tips the scale in third year

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May-14-2013
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Three members of the USAO community won iPad minis as part of the Make Marble Pay weight loss/scholarship initiative. They are (from left) Bo Steele, Dustin Barrett and Richard Bowen. In total, USAO shed more than 600 pounds and raised well over $6,000 for the general scholarship.

Armed with new resources for creating and sustaining wellness and weight loss efforts, students, faculty and staff set a new record for the Make Marble Pay program at the University of Science and Arts.

Alma Mater Presentations

Alma Mater Presentations

Each year, students attending orientation work together to create a rendition of USAO's Alma Mater. It is a university tradition that promotes teamwork and awareness of USAO's history. These are some examples of Alma Mater renditions from previous years:

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Orientation Leader Testimonials

Orientation Leaders


Every year, USAO hires and trains a group of knowledgeable, enthusiastic students to be Orientation Leaders. Orientation Leaders assist in the orientation process by helping students develop Drover pride and become familiar with USAO's academic and campus resources.

Here are what some of our Orientation Leaders have to say about their first orientation experience:

 

Alumni Homecoming

It's that time of the year when ALL alumni of the Oklahoma College for Women, Oklahoma College of Liberal Arts and the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma join together to celebrate our alma mater's influence on our lives. Join us November 1-3, 2013.

Drovers’ season ends in extra innings

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05/10/2013
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OKLAHOMA CITY – The Drovers played a strong ball game with 14 hits and six runs but fell to No. 2 Oklahoma City Stars in the 11th inning of an elimination game in the NAIA Baseball National Championship Opening Round on Friday night at OCU.

The Stars go on to Jamestown (N.D.) in another elimination game at 11 a.m. Saturday.

In the double-elimination tournament, the loss sends the Drovers (41-19) home with the season wrapped. The 2013 season was record breaking one for the Drovers.

USAO eliminates Red Raiders, to face OCU

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05/10/2013
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OKLAHOMA CITY – The Drovers continue to fight in the NAIA Baseball National Championship Opening Round as they defeat Northwestern (Iowa) and move on to play (2) Oklahoma City on Friday.

“It was a good day for us,” Ross said. “We played well and got the lead early. We were able to hang on for the win. It was a lot of fun.”

In Friday afternoon’s game, the Drovers scored all five runs in just two innings.

Drovers drop in first game, set to play Friday

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05/09/2013
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OKLAHOMA CITY – The Drovers delivered a solid performance – and one player broke a school record -- in their first national tournament appearance, but ultimately fell to (15) Sterling College.

The tournament is double-elimination. The Drovers move on to play Northwestern (Iowa) at 11 a.m. Friday at Jim Wade Stadium at OCU, while Sterling will play either (2) Oklahoma City or Jamestown (N.D.) at 2:30 p.m. Friday.