Considered an expert on the state budget, Dr. David Blatt, director of the Oklahoma Policy Institute, is scheduled to speak at the University of Science and Arts July 8 at 4 p.m. in the Davis Hall Amphitheater. The presentation is free and the public is invited.
Following the state budget process, what state agencies are being cut and how this impacts the citizens of Oklahoma can be a daunting task. To help work through some of the information, Dr. David Blatt, director of the Oklahoma Policy Institute, will be in Chickasha July 8.
HOW THEY LOOKED THEN -- Nine faculty members and OCLA President Robert L. Martin pictured during their OCLA days. The ten return in June for the OCLA reunion on the USAO campus. Pictured are (top row, right) Frank Dorman, Jerry Holt, J. Dexter Marble, Dorothy Marotte, Robert Martin. Bottom row: Richard Massa, Teresa Ramirez Massa, Stuart Meltzer, Art Scott and Ingrid Shafer.
It's been 35 years since some of them were on the USAO campus and then the university was the Oklahoma College of Liberal Arts. Now, nine OCLA faculty members and former OCLA President Robert L. Martin are returning to Chickasha during the OCLA Reunion June 25 and June 26.
Paula R. Loop was among 1,114 WASPs who received the Congressional Gold Medal -- the highest civilian honor -- in March. On July 7, 1944, Loop was killed at the age of 27 during a flight from Enid to Seattle, Wash. Loop was a 1937 OCW graduate with a degree in commerce.
Almost 66 years after her death in service to her country, OCW alum Paula R. Loop was among 1,114 WASPs who received the Congressional Gold Medal -- the highest civilian honor -- in March.
The USAO Board of Regents honored recipients of the 2010 Regents Award for Superior Teaching and Research in April. From left are Dr. Kevin Crow, Diane Holland and Dr. Chris Walker. Crow and Holland received the Superior Teaching Award while Walker received the Superior Scholarship/Research Award. Honorees receive a plaque signed by members of the board and a $1,000 stipend.
Three faculty members were honored recently at the University of Science and Arts – two for teaching and one for research.
Staff member Kellie Driscoll is awarded the Regents Staff Achievement Award/Employee of the Year by Regent Neal McCaleb. Driscoll, who joined the staff in 2007, is one of four individuals recognized at USAO this year through this Regents program to honor dedicated staffers. Driscoll is administrative assistant in the media and community relations office.
Regents approved a new budget of $12.4 million on Tuesday for the University of Science and Arts that is 5.46 percent lower than last year because it reflects a hefty 5.03 percent cut in state allocations.
More than 235 students at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma achieved a grade point average of 3.5 or greater during the spring 2010 semester and were named to the university’s honor rolls, USAO records officials have announced.
The public is invited to join USAO faculty, staff and students for a 10-day tour of Switzerland, Italy and France May 17-27, 2011. An informational meeting is scheduled June 22 at 7 p.m. at Eduardo's South of the Border Cafe -- 1304 Highway 81 North in Chickasha. Free appetizers and soft drinks are included in the planning meeting.
For 10 days in May 2011, the University of Science and Arts is offering a tour of Switzerland, Italy and France. College faculty, staff, students and the public are invited to be a part of this tour.
Katie Davis, an assistant professor of drama, is once again a part of Artscope at USAO beginning June 14. Artscope is a two-week summer camp that engages children in theatre, dance, visual arts and music.
Seventy-nine 8-12 year-old students will occupy the campus of the University of Science and Arts beginning June 14 as part of Artscope -- a two-week summer camp that engages children in theatre, dance, visual arts and music.
Planning is well underway for the OCLA Reunion at USAO June 24-27. Many of the reunion events are free and open to the public. Registration forms and a complete schedule are available online at www.usao.edu/alumni. The planning committee includes (front row, left) Jackie McCaughtry and Debi Trout. Second row: Terry Johnsen and Mike Thompson. Third row: Martin Reding. Fourth row: David Kueter. Fifth row: Eugene Earsom. Not pictured are Kay Stockbridge, Kathi Ambrogi, Gordona Snow, Kip and Betty Smith, Jim McCaughtry and Marilyn Feaver.
Music, food, games, a dance and a lot of good memories are all scheduled to be a part of the OCLA Reunion at the University of Science and Arts June 24-27.