Perpetual Motion is just one of the events at USAO made possible in part through a matching grant from the Oklahoma Arts Council. USAO has been awarded a matching grant from the OAC to assist in funding the Horseshoe Road Band, Perpetual Motion and Dallas Brass (all three a part of the Davis-Waldorf Performing Arts Series), as well as three fall exhibitions in the USAO Art Gallery and the 2011 Artscope Summer Arts Camp.
Another year of performing and visual art events at the University of Science and Arts will be made possible thanks in part to the Oklahoma Arts Council.
'Sam Spade wannabe' Harry Monday is on the case of a triple murder at Shady Glen Psychiatric Annex during the Aug. 6-7 production of "Murder is Bad, But Monday Can Kill You" at USAO. The production is scheduled nightly at 7:30 in the Davis Hall Theatre on the USAO campus. Tickets are available at the door for $10. (Click photo for other photos).
"Everything from a bumbling Irish cop to a bumbling 1940s gumshoe -- men acting like children and marching bands. Everything is included." This is how USAO student Robert Story describes his production of Murder is Bad, But Monday Can Kill You at USAO Aug. 6-7.
USAO English major Andrea Jones receives the Brad Henry International Scholar award. The Covington, Ohio native studied at Swansea (Wales) University during the spring 2010 semester.
USAO English major Andrea Jones would have been to class in the spring, but the 4,500-mile commute to the University of Science and Arts campus was just a little too much. The Covington, Ohio native was in Swansea, United Kingdom as a Brad Henry International Scholar.
USAO student Joshua Miller, a sociology major from Union City, receives a partner appreciation award from Dr. Robert Groves, director of the U.S. Census Bureau and Dennis Johnson, regional director of the U.S. Census Bureau, during a ceremony in June. USAO students were honored for their work with the census as the most active university partner in Oklahoma.
Now that the U.S. Census is complete, several organizations throughout Oklahoma were honored for their work to make the nationwide count a success -- including the University of Science and Arts. USAO was honored as the most active university partner in Oklahoma in a June ceremony.
Students at the University of Science and Arts will present their solutions to many global problems during the first-ever PEST Fair of Innovative Ideas on Aug. 4 at 4:15 p.m. in the Student Center Ballroom. The presentation is free and open to the public.
Unique, entertaining, inspiring and even some provocative original songs will be featured as students at the University of Science and Arts present the first-ever Songwriter's Showcase Recital Aug. 3 at 7:30 p.m. in the Davis Hall Choir room (south door of Davis Hall) on the USAO campus.
When disaster strikes, Oklahomans respond generously to help their friends and neighbors who are suffering. However, it is outside of disaster that much of the groundwork to responding is laid. Recruiting and training Red Cross volunteers to respond in the Chickasha area remains a focus for the American Red Cross of Central Oklahoma.
Community leader, arts enthusiast and USAO administrator Julie Bohannon will leave the University of Science and Arts this month to accept a new challenge in fundraising for the Girl Scout Council of Western Oklahoma.
For nine days in May 2012, the University of Science and Arts is offering a tour of Italy, sampling Venice, Florence and Rome. College faculty, staff, students and the public are invited to be a part of this tour. The tour is scheduled May 16-26, 2011.
Dr. Brenda Brown, professor of english at USAO, is planning the tour thru EF College Study Tours. More information is available online at www.usao.edu/news (under the 'Trips and Tours' section) or by contacting Brown at 405-574-1207.
For nine days in May 2012, the University of Science and Arts is offering a tour of the UK, visiting England, Ireland and Wales. College faculty, staff, students and the public are invited to be a part of this tour.
Dr. Stephen Weber, chairman of the arts and humanities division and professor of music, is planning the tour through EF College Study Tours. More information is available online at www.usao.edu/news (under the 'Trips and Tours' section) or by contacting Weber at 405-574-1295.