Celebrated author Margaret Atwood joins Dr. Amber Watts, Dr. Harry Benshoff and Dr. Joel Timmer for the Emerson-Wier symposium at USAO on March 31. The panelists will discuss the relationship of media to culture from 2-4 p.m. in the Davis Hall Amphitheater on the USAO campus.
A collection of respected researchers and authors will convene on the campus of the University of Science and Arts to discuss the relationship of media to culture during the Emerson-Wier Liberal Arts Symposium on March 31.
USAO music students (from left to right) T. Alexander McCabe, Jalisa Lyons, Joshua Smith and Tashina Ototivo were accepted into the 2011 Oklahoma Choral Director’s Association Collegiate Honor Chorus.
Four students from the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma have been named to the 2011 Oklahoma Choral Director’s Association Collegiate Honor Chorus. The students, Jalisa Lyons, soprano, Tashina Ototivo, alto, Joshua Smith, tenor and T. Alexander McCabe, will participate in master classes and rehearsals as well as a final performance at the First Christian Church in Edmond on March 25-26, 2011.
Julie Raymond and Dennis Dewey took home the Best of Show honors during the 2010 Montmartre Chalk Art Competition at USAO. The 2011 festival is being held, along with a statewide curriculum contest and the Droverstock all-day music festival on April 7.
Oklahoma artists are invited to participate in the annual Montmartre judged sidewalk chalk art festival on the campus of the University of Science and Arts in Chickasha on April 7.
Security Chief Ron Mitchell, right, retired this month from USAO after 33 years of service to the campus community. With him are his wife, Kay Mitchell, center, and USAO President John Feaver.
Colleagues and friends said farewell to the friendly face of USAO security for more than 33 years, Ron Mitchell, on Feb. 11. Members of the campus family gathered in the Student Center for a reception in his honor.
Regents learned of a new $45,000 grant from the Kirkpatrick Foundation to expand USAO research and development of Virtual Problem Solving software, designed by Dr. Erik Guzik, left. Regents rehired President John Feaver, right, to serve another year as president.
Dr. John Feaver was rehired as president of the University of Science and Arts for another year by the USAO Board of Regents on Feb. 8. Feaver is serving his 11th year as president.
Enrollment for the USAO Child Development Center begins February 21 for the fall 2011 trimester. Designed for three- and four-year-olds, the acclaimed program stimulates growth in multiple areas, including social, emotional and intellectual. Snack time is just one of the many activities included each day for local children.
Beginning February 21, the University of Science and Arts will begin receiving and processing applications for fall 2011 enrollment in its acclaimed Child Development Center.
The USAO Honor Roll recognizes students whose grade point average is 3.5 or higher for 12 or more hours of class work (seven or more in the summer term). 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 240 students at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma achieved a grade point average of 3.5 or greater during the fall 2010 trimester and were named to the university’s honor rolls, USAO records officials have announced.
Celebrating their success in restoring the Stevens Alumni House and turning over the keys to USAO President John Feaver are members of the team who brought together 294 alumni gifts to restore the Home Management House at USAO. These alumni are members of the Stevens Alumni House Renovation Committee. From left are Art Evans of Broken Arrow, '68; Pat Heidlage of Claremore, '59; Feaver; Angie Burruss of Chickasha, '93; Bess Working of Checotah, '58; Linda Holding of Blanchard, '65; and Alumni President Judy Ford of Shawnee, '63. Not pictured is Helen Bolton of Bixby, '59.
It was a year of great triumphs and budget challenges at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma as the institution was featured on national television, the men’s soccer team made it to the National Tournament and the school faced a budget reduction of more than five percent.
The Prado stands out as one of the highlights of an upcoming trip to Spain led by Dr. Brenda Brown. The art museum, located in Madrid, was designed on the orders of Charles III in 1785 by the architect Juan de Villanueva in order to house the Natural History Cabinet. For more information about visiting Spain later this year, call 574-1207.
While a few spots remain on a trip to Spain planned for this summer, the deadline for application is quickly approaching. Interested parties have until Feb. 14th to make their deposits.
Eight students were initiated into the Kappa Delta Pi chapter at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma in the fall. Kappa Delta Pi is an international honor society in education. The initiates, from left to right, are Mary Rios, Jennifer Kappel, Stormi Foster, Garan Qualls, Priscilla Barth, Gabrielle Martinez, Christie Sandefur and Shelby Young.
Eight students at the University of Science and Arts were honored in the fall as they were initiated into Kappa Delta Pi, an international honor society in education.