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Brown named Brad Henry International Scholar

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January-06-2011
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Rachael Brown enjoys a moment in the sun on the Alumni Chapel bridge on the campus of the University of Science and Arts. She was named a Brad Henry International Scholar and will spend five months this Spring studying in Wales, UK, at Swansea University.

At the beginning of the Fall 2010 trimester, Rachael Brown was faced with a dilemma.

USAO kicks off Spring classes Jan. 7

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January-03-2011
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Regular enrollment day at the University of Science and Arts is Jan. 7. Classes also start Jan. 7 at Oklahoma’s public liberal arts university in Chickasha. The college offers more than 400 classes in 23 fields of study. A spring class schedule is available from the USAO Admissions Office, 574-1204, or on the Internet at usao.edu/academics

Though the clocks won’t spring forward until March, the University of Science and Arts is getting its traditional jump on things with the launch of the Spring 2011 trimester. Classes begin Jan. 7 at Oklahoma’s public liberal arts university in Chickasha. Jan. 7 also is enrollment day at the college.

Chickasha school foundation seeks partners for endowed scholarships

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December-09-2010
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Future Chickasha High School graduates are getting help to attend the University of Science and Arts, thanks to a new $20,000 endowment. From left are Chickasha Superintendent Jim Glaze, CPSF Finance Chairwoman Joyce Black and USAO President John Feaver, who met this week to announce CPSF’s intent to find matching donors.

The Chickasha Public School Foundation is seeking to partner with donors from the community to match two $10,000 endowed scholarships for local students to attend the University of Science and Arts.

Mock battle yields real results for area charities

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November-30-2010
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Representatives for the USAO Ambassadors deliver food and other goods to Southern Oaks Church of Christ foodbank. They are (from left to right) Alicia Spain, Holly Howard, Kellee "Glittery Heels" Johnson, Marcie Price and Jillian Caldwell. The first annual Turkey Classic basketball game raised more than $1,400 and collected nearly 1,000 non-perishable items for donation to local food banks.

The USAO Fieldhouse was recently the site of an epic generational struggle as two basketball teams took to the court to raise money and donations for local food banks and charities. The first annual Turkey Classic pitted university faculty and staff against students to answer the classic question of whether experience or youth would prevail.

USAO Students Join Efforts to Help Kids Get Books

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November-22-2010
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This quilt is the prize for a raffle designed to raise funds and awareness for the Books for Tots program. The drawing is scheduled Dec. 3.

Two student organizations are going the extra mile this year to ensure that area children get to enjoy the important gift of books during the holiday season.

High School Art Contest Registrations Due Feb. 23 at USAO

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November-11-2010
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“Oriental Shrine” won Best of Show during 2010’s Innovations art competition. The ceramics piece was the work of Sarah Fulton of Duncan High School. Registration for this year's competition is open to all Oklahoma high school junior and senior artists.

Cash prizes, public exhibition and multiple awards are up for grabs to the winners of this year’s Innovations art competition at the University of Science and Arts. Registration for high school artists is Feb. 23.

NYC Trip Announced for June 2011

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November-02-2010

The University of Science and Arts is sponsoring a 6 day, 5 night Art and Theatre tour to New York City that is planned for June 14-19, 2011. The tour will be led by emeritus faculty member Roger Drummond and Jacquelyn Knapp, associate professor of art.

Crow Represents Oklahoma at National Byzantine Conference

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November-02-2010
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Taking a walking tour at the University of Pennsylvania this month, Dr. Kevin Crow of USAO takes a break between sessions at the national Byzantine Studies Conference. Crow joined the USAO faculty in 2005.

Dr. Kevin H. Crow recently served as chair for “Converts and Conversion,” a session at the Annual Byzantine Studies Conference.

An associate professor of history at the University of Science and Arts (USAO), Crow was the only Oklahoma scholar in attendance at the 36th Annual Byzantine Studies Conference that was held at the University of Philadelphia from Oct 8-10.

Doctor, Victims Advocate Earn Young Alumni Awards

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October-28-2010
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Brandon Pasley (left) and Dr. Grant Evans will be honored this year as they receive the USAO Young Alumni Award during Alumni Homecoming at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma Nov. 5-7. Registrations for Homecoming are being accepted for all USAO alumni at the USAO Alumni Development Office, (405) 574-1290 or online at usao.edu/alumni.

Note: This is the last of a four-part series on the distinguished individuals who will be honored by the USAO Alumni Association at this year's annual Homecoming on Nov. 5-7.

CHICKASHA – A member of the Victims Services Unit of the Oklahoma Office of Attorney General and a urologic surgery resident will be honored this year as they receive the USAO Young Alumni Award during Alumni Homecoming at the University of Science and Arts Nov. 5-7.

Bohannon to Receive Governor's Arts Award Nov. 10

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October-27-2010
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Julie Bohannon to receive Governor's Arts Award on November 10

For her distinguished service to the arts community, Julie Bohannon will receive one of the coveted Governor’s Arts Awards at the State Capitol on Nov 10. Bohannon is the former director of alumni development at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma.


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