Members of the USAO Board of Regents met in December before the holidays. From left are Hilary Kitz of Tulsa, Molly Tolbert of Oklahoma City, Mo Anderson of Edmond, Leslie Hudson and David McLaughlin, both of Oklahoma City; President John Feaver, and Chris Mosley of Chickasha.
A new student constitution and a clean external financial audit were approved in December when the University of Science and Arts Board of Regents met for the last time in 2012. Regents also approved an academic calendar for 2013-14 and their own schedule of meetings for 2013.
Bailey Grogg, a sophomore political science major from Midwest City, attends USAO debt-free with a mixture of financial aid, merit-based institutional scholarships and other awards from civic organizations. Scholarships and financial aid cover more than 65 percent of the average students’ cost of attendance at USAO, which has been named for the second year to Kiplinger’s Top Values in Public Colleges list.
For the second year in a row, a national financial institution has rated the University of Science and Arts as the most affordable entry on its Top Values in Public Colleges list.
Adam Heilman (right), manager of the USAO Print Shop, receives his Staff Achievement award from Jessica Jackson (left), sports information manager and the 2011-12 Employee of the Year.
For his service above and beyond the call of duty, USAO Print Shop Manager Adam Heilman was awarded the Regents Staff Achievement Award. Heilman was named honoree for the second quarter of the 2012-13 year at the yearly Staff Association Christmas gathering.
Adam Bryant of Tuttle, center, is congratulated by faculty after he received the Alumni Association Distinguished Graduate Award during Friday’s commencement at USAO. Bryant graduated with bachelor of arts degrees in music and theatre arts. With him are Dr. Dan Hanson, professor of music; and Dr. Ken Bohannon, associate professor of music.
CHICKASHA – The importance of a college education as a tool for economic advantage – finding a job – must not overshadow its role in shaping citizens engaged in a democratic republic, cautioned President John Feaver on Friday night as he addressed graduates and well-wishers in the Fall commencement ceremony honoring 72 graduates at the University of Science and Arts.
“Persais” won Best of Show during 2012’s Innovations art competition. The charcoal drawing was the work of Michali Thompson of Bethel 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. 20.
Students, faculty and friends plan to spend six days and five nights taking in the sights of New York City. For more details, contact Jacquelyn Knapp at (405) 574-1303 or visit the tour’s information page online at link.usao.edu/NYUSAO13
The University of Science and Arts is sponsoring a six day, five night art and theatre tour to New York City that is planned for May 14 through May 19, 2013.
The recent Kappa Delta Pi initiates take a moment to celebrate their achievement. They are (front row, left to right) Angie Spears, Rachel Rowe, Hailey Odell, (second row, left to right) Kymberly Vance, Kasi Snow, (third row, left to right) Carolyn Dock, Shannon Horner, Sara Stinson, (back row, left to right) Victoria Russell, Lawrence Spitzer and Larissa Brown. Kappa Delta Pi is an international honor society in education.
Eleven students at the University of Science and Arts were honored recently as they were initiated into Kappa Delta Pi, an international honor society in education.
Jamie Deer (left) and Dr. Brenda Brown (right) come together to bridge cultures in their presentation presented recently at the South Central Modern Language Association conference. Deer, of Anadarko, is a senior English major and Brown is a professor of English at the University of Science and Arts.
A student and professor for the University of Science and Arts presented a co-authored paper on a dialogue between cultures at the South Central Modern Language Association in San Antonio, Texas this month.
“The Bill,” a painting by South African artist Roy Carruthers, is just one of many “faces” that make up the show Faces from the Goddard Center at USAO’s Nesbitt Gallery. The show opened with a reception on Nov. 17 and runs through Dec. 7
The Nesbitt Gallery's latest show, Faces from the Goddard Center, is scheduled to run through Dec. 7.
Bobbie Jo Simpson (left), director of Sparks Residence Hall and admissions counselor, receives her Staff Achievement award from Jessica Jackson (right), sports information manager and the 2011-12 Employee of the Year.
Currently fulfilling two full-time positions on staff, Bobbie Jo Simpson was awarded the Regents Staff Achievement Award. Simpson was named honoree for the first quarter of the 2012-13 year at a meeting of the USAO Staff Association.