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USAO initiates 18 into Alpha Lambda Delta

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March-24-2011
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A total of 18 first-year students were initiated into Alpha Lambda Delta March 22 at the University of Science and Arts. ALD is a national scholastic honor society that recognizes and encourages academic excellence among first year students. Initiates included, front row, from left: Allyson McMahon, Shelby Sapcutt, Steffi Danford, Curtis Awbrey, Cheyenne Frizell and Sky Corby. Back row, from left: Dominique Midgett, Bryan Hutchinson, Felicia Arroyo, Kelsea Mallette, Kylee Taylor, Daniel Bokemper and Joshua Cook. Not pictured is Halie Cain, Danielle Hinch, Calandra McCool, Nicole Stege and Carla Wasson.

Exceptional first year students at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma were honored March 22 as they were initiated into Alpha Lambda Delta -- a national honor society for college freshmen. The luncheon honored 18 students at the college.

Innovations 2011 awards young Oklahoma artists for excellence

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March-23-2011
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Alexis Allen’s “Tools of the Trade” won the Best in Show award in the Innovations 2011 art competition. The awards, which were given out March 11 featured work submitted from 18 different schools.

More than 110 students faced off recently at Innovations, an annual high school art competition held at the University of Science and Arts. Students from around the state competed in the art exhibit held exclusively for high school juniors and seniors.

International travel meeting set for Thursday

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March-21-2011
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USAO travelers pose with Costa Rican village school children in traditional dress from a May 2010 trip. A meeting to discuss international travel opportunities in 2012 is scheduled for 6:30 p.m on Thursday in Davis Hall Room 124 on the campus of the University of Science and Arts.

A meeting to discuss international travel opportunities in 2012 is scheduled for 6:30 p.m on Thursday in Davis Hall Room 124 on the campus of the University of Science and Arts.

Symposium panelists consider relationship of media, culture

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March-21-2011
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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.

Four USAO vocalists accepted into state honor choir

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March-03-2011
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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.

Chalk art festival sends out call to Oklahoma artists

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February-21-2011
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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.

Mitchell retires after 33 years service at USAO

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February-15-2011
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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 rehire Feaver, approve software solutions

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February-15-2011
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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.

USAO Child Development Center taking applications February 21

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February-11-2011
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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.

USAO announces Fall 2010 Honor Rolls

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February-10-2011
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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 (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.


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