Rhonda Mayo (right), a reserve clerk for the Nash Library, receives her Staff Achievement award from Monica Park (left), manager of the Lawson Court facilities and the 2010-11 Employee of the Year.
For her steadfast service in the campus library, Rhonda Mayo capped her 13th year at the University of Science and Arts this month with the Regents Staff Achievement Award. Mayo was named honoree for the final quarter of the 2011-12 year at a meeting of the USAO Staff Association.
The Media and Community Relations team at USAO returns from a recent conference with seven awards for media excellence. The team includes (front, left to right) Kellie Driscoll, Jessica Jackson, Shayna Pond, Randy Talley, (back, left to right) Cody Dracars, Adam Heilman, Rob Vollmar and David Duncan.
Competing against a record number of entries, the Media and Community Relations department at the University of Science and Arts brought home seven awards for media excellence from the 2012 Oklahoma College Public Relations Association (OCPRA) conference.
Dr. Vicki Ferguson (standing, right), director of teacher education at USAO, brainstorms with fellow and future educators at a USAO ThinkTank event from 2011. Ferguson announced a new online forum for members of the public to offer their input on teacher education this week.
A new initiative allowing the public to review and comment on changes being made in teaching education programs across the state has been launched at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma.
USAO’s Gary Hall served as the meeting place for an Oklahoma Writing Project workshop that offered educators a variety of workshops designed to bring state writing curriculum in line with the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
The Oklahoma Writing Project held a workshop for 79 teachers from more than 25 school districts on June 22 at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma.
USAO joins all other state agencies in establishing a policy banning tobacco. The policy took effect July 1.
Campus visitors and students can breathe more freely than ever as the University of Science and Arts joins all state agencies in banning tobacco, effective July 1. Among its other health initiatives underway, USAO plans to open the Nobbs Wellness Center for all students in the fall.
The University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma awards nine Oklahoma students with the four-year Regents’ Baccalaureate scholarship. They are (top, left to right) Zachary Bridges, Ashlee Brown, Connor Cheek, (bottom, left to right) Jennifer Cornett, Amber Prince and Jessica Watson. Not pictured are Jordan Danser, Natalie Farmer and Tasha Youngblood.
Nine students from across Oklahoma have been awarded the Regents’ Baccalaureate scholarship at the University of Science and Arts where they will attend this fall.
The USAO Honor Roll recognizes students whose grade point average is 3.5 or higher for 12 or more hours of class work. 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 220 students at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma achieved a grade point average of 3.5 or greater during the spring 2012 trimester and were named to the university’s honor rolls, the USAO registrar has announced.
Honoring USAO and Oklahoma A+Schools for their collaboration are state officials at this month's Oklahoma Economic Development Awards event. From left to right are Jean Hendrickson, executive director of Oklahoma A+ Schools, Dr. Glen D. Johnson, chancellor of the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education; Rosalynn Wade, A+ Schools; Lt. Gov. Todd Lamb; Erik Guzik, professor of economics at USAO; the Honorable Dave Lopez, secretary of Oklahoma Commerce and Tourism; and USAO President John Feaver.
The Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education recently honored a partnership between Oklahoma A+ schools and the University of Science of Arts that seeks to improve creativity skills in the classroom.