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.
Eleven students were inducted into USAO’s Psi Iota chapter of the Beta Beta Beta biology honor society recently. They are (front, left to right) Nathan Samples, Rory Barron, Rachel Sears-Hunter, Latisha Rogers, Laci Thomas, (back row, left to right) Travis Omernick, James Pendley, Jacob Hollenbeck, Travis Bates, Ashley Paxton and Elizabeth Martinez.
Eleven students at the University of Science and Arts were inducted into the Beta Beta Beta biology honor society in April.
Chelsea Butler, of Chickasha, is congratulated by Dr. Dex Marble, vice president of academic affairs, for her prize-winning fitness efforts in the 2012 Make Marble Pay program. Butler, along with Adam Heilman (not pictured), manager of the USAO Print Shop, won a new Hewlett Packard laptop for her contribution to the program. The program generated $2500 for the USAO General Scholarship fund.
Chelsea Butler knew exactly why she wanted to lose weight when she enrolled in a weight-loss, health awareness initiative at the University of Science and Arts in January.
Students and community members are encouraged to sign up for “Social Commentary in 1970s Sitcoms,” a new course being offered this summer at the University of Science and Arts. The class, taught by Dr. Brenda Brown (not pictured), will meet from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays from May 29 through July 31. More information about enrolling at USAO can be obtained by calling 405-574-1204.
Gas was less than a dollar per gallon. Records were physical objects that one placed on a record player in order to listen to music. Television came into the home via an antenna and was, for all intents and purposes, free.
Initiates into the USAO Sigma Xi Cast of Alpha Psi Omega take a moment in the spotlight after having been inducted. The inductees are (from left) Tiffiany Crow, Brian Coburn, Lucia Martinez, Kayla Hurd, Montania Mae Lightfoot and J.D. Meyer.
Six USAO students were honored for scholarship and service as they were inducted on April 9 into the Alpha Psi Omega chapter at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma.
Thirteen USAO students recently were inducted into the Hypatia Honor Society, the university’s 89-year-old organization which honors students for their high academic achievements, character and integrity and service to the university and their community. Front row, from left, are Sara Rowe, Rachel Sears, Allyssa Roeske, Crystal Davis, Gennifer Majors, and Lauren Stoll. Back row, from left, are Cheyenne Wollenberg, Molly Tracy, Dakota Webster, Kristoffer Keepers, Tyler Porter, James Pendley and Niall Crick.
Thirteen students at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma were honored recently for their academic achievements and community and campus activities as they were initiated into Hypatia, USAO's only campus-wide honor society.
Recent Kappa Delta Pi initiates take a moment to celebrate their achievement. They are (front row, from left) Aubree Roberts, Megan Battershell, Crystal Davis, Rachael Schlittler, Twila Misenheimer, Nikissiah Widener, Victoria Wilson, (second row, from left) Karlie Campbell, Mandi McRay, Ashton House, Megann Neeley and Eden Simon. Kappa Delta Pi is an international honor society in education.
Twelve students at the University of Science and Arts were honored in March as they were initiated into Kappa Delta Pi, an international honor society in education.
A total of 30 seniors graduating with honors were recognized during the 2011-12 Minerva Awards held on April 11 at USAO . They are (from left, front row) Nicole Duncan, Genevieve Cagaoan, Roberta Lake, Leslie Bross, Lexxa Kever (from left, back row), Taylor Peterson, Bled Nguessan, Autumn Fosburg, Alyssa Roeske, Niall Crick and Gabrielle Barros. Not pictured are Christopher Bennett, Cody Bogle, Melanie Clason, Meghan Duggins, Jeffrey Eike, John Gardner, Allison Gordon, Jessica Gray, Jennifer Griswold, Lauren Halleran, Norma Jones, Christopher Kiefer, Rebekah Kiefer, Gennifer Majors, Alyssa Pence, Meghan Scott and Shaylea Shebester. The Minerva Awards provides public recognition for outstanding students at USAO.
Students at the University of Science and Arts were honored for a variety of achievements during the sixth annual Minerva Awards Ceremony at the USAO Ballroom April 11.
Smashing walls with hammers instead of “breaking ground,” Student Association President Preston Vasquez helps kick off the demolition for the Nobbs Wellness Center at USAO. With him are (left to right): First Lady Marilyn Feaver, Health Services Director Chris Basco and USAO President John Feaver. Demolition ended last week and construction of the new center is underway.
A trend that started as a campuswide emphasis on health and fitness in recent years will now – thanks to a generous $520,000 bequest from alumna Pat Nobbs – find a permanent home in the new Nobbs Wellness Center, opening this fall.
A young visitor to the Wichita Wildlife Refuge learns about arthropods from a traveling exhibit created by USAO students.
Students at Grand Elementary and kids visiting the Wichita Wildlife Refuge benefitted from a new program that sends biology majors from the University of Science and Arts out into the public to share their research.