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Nine awarded Regents’ Baccalaureate scholarship at USAO

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June-11-2012
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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.

Students get into ‘fling’ of things with catapult competition

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June-04-2012
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Dr. J.C. Sanders, assistant professor of physics, awards a $25 Visa gift card to Rachel (left) and Laura Bennett (right) for winning the USAO Catapult and Trebuchet competition.

Looking like a cross between a weight bench and a guillotine, even the device’s designers, sisters Rachel and Laura Bennett of Oklahoma City, were a little uncertain about what might happen next.

USAO releases 2012 Spring honor rolls

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May-31-2012
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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.

USAO partnership with Oklahoma A+ schools celebrated

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May-21-2012
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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 enter biology honor society at USAO

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May-01-2012
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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.

Skinny jeans, fat laptops among rewards in USAO weight loss initiative

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April-24-2012
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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.

USAO course takes TV back to 'old school'

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April-24-2012
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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.

As the song goes, “Those were the days…”

Six USAO students enter drama honor society

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April-19-2012
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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.

USAO inducts 13 students into Hypatia Honor Society

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April-18-2012
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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.

Twelve initiated into USAO education honor society

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April-16-2012
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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.


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