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.
An estimated 2200 attendees from all over Oklahoma flocked to the USAO campus on April 5 for the university’s annual Spring Triad event that includes the Montmartre Chalk Art competition, Scholastic Meet and the Droverstock music festival.
With a hint of spring chill in the morning air, more than 2200 people flocked to the USAO campus for the Spring Triad on April 5. Students from 74 high schools across Oklahoma visited Chickasha.
A total of 23 first-year students were initiated into Alpha Lambda Delta March 27 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: Kiefer Burkhard, Bailey Grogg, Ashlee Cox, Dian Sultzbach, Crista Mooney. Second row, from left: Zachary Quintero, Chelsea Butler, Kylie Clark, Courtney Killmer, Chastity McClintic, Vaunda Knapp. Back row, from left: Amanda Robinson, Chris Collins, Glen Straughn, Brandon Nalley, Krayton Rogers and Katie Sears. Not pictured is Linda Addo, William Benzel, Matthew Crow. Emily Harrison, Halie Morrison and Amber Trawick.
Exceptional first year students at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma were honored March 27 as they were initiated into Alpha Lambda Delta -- a national honor society for college freshmen.
Five artists collaborate for the upcoming senior show, Spectrum. Pictured here (from left to right) are pieces by Bridgette Bullock, Lori Spray, Alyssa Pence, Sarah Yandle and Chelsea LaGace. The show begins at 7 p.m. on Saturday in the USAO Art Gallery.
Five senior art students are taking the last step toward graduation as they prepare the final exhibition of their work at the University of Science and Arts.
An opening reception is scheduled at 7 p.m. on March 31 in the USAO Art Gallery. The event is free, open to the public and refreshments will be provided.
Dr. Lee Hester, associate professor of American Indian studies at USAO, shared research on cultivating traditional corn stock recently as a featured guest on Native America Calling, a nationally syndicated call-in talk radio program.
Traditional corn growing techniques were the subject of discussion on the national radio program Native America Calling on February 28, spurred by research that originated at the University of Science and Arts.