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Make Marble Pay program enters second year with new challenges

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January-19-2012
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Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to shed pounds, compete for prizes and add money to the general scholarship in the second annual Make Marble Pay program. Weigh-ins begin Monday, Jan. 23 between 9 a.m. and 12 p.m. in the Health Services office in Room 304 of the Student Center.

After generating more than $4000 in scholarship money and more than 400 pounds lost, the Make Marble Pay weight loss and health awareness program begins its second year with new prizes and new challenges on Jan. 23 at the University of Science and Arts.

Information meeting for Italy and UK trips scheduled for Jan. 26

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January-13-2012
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Italy and the United Kingdom await for two groups of travelers headed out from the University of Science of Arts next Spring. Interested parties are invited to attend an informational meeting about the trips being held at 7 p.m. in Davis Hall 124 on the USAO’s campus on Jan. 26.

CHICKASHA – Two USAO faculty members, Dr. Brenda Brown, professor of English and Dr. Stephen Weber, professor of music will be leading educational tours to Italy and the United Kingdom respectively.

Latin fusion band spices up stage at USAO Jan. 31

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January-11-2012
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Tekumbé mixes up a heady brew of Latin, rock, reggae and blues rhythms that highlight the diversity of its lineup. Tekumbé takes the stage at 7:30 p.m. on Jan. 31st in Te Ata Memorial Auditorium as part of the Davis Waldorf Performing Arts Series. To purchase tickets, interested parties should call (405) 574-1213 or go to the business office located on the second floor of Troutt Hall at USAO.

Fusing Latin dance music with elements of blues, rock and reggae, Norman band Tekumbé is scheduled to perform beginning at 7:30 p.m. on Jan. 31 in Te Ata Memorial Auditorium on the campus of the University of Science and Arts.

Mysteries of paying for college unraveled Jan. 26

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January-10-2012
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Whether seeking professional technical training like Brooke Shropshire (left), a junior from Chickasha High School studying about health careers at the Canadian Valley Technology Center, or going after a college degree like Nolan Crowdus (right), a junior physical education major from Arlington, Texas, getting the facts about financial aid can help students reach career goals without bankrupting them or their families. Paying for College 101 is a community service designed to provide this kind of information and is scheduled for 7 p.m. on Jan. 26 at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma.

If all the transitions associated with sending a child to college are difficult, figuring out how to pay for it can seem like an unresolvable problem for a family struggling just to make ends meet in a tough economy. Fortunately, no one has to muddle through this process alone.

Tree Campus USA efforts continue at USAO

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January-09-2012
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Members of the USAO baseball team contribute to the university’s Tree Campus USA program by coming out in the cold weather to dig holes for new tree planting. Pictured are (left to right) Front Row: Nolan Crowdus, Austin Ardrey; Second Row: Jason Young, Konrad Mueller, Jared Coon, Eddie Cervantes, David Garcia, Zach Gonzalez, Newt Compton, Blake McMullen, Seth Sturgeon; Back Row: Kevin Schultz, Clinton Selman, Eric Exum, Colton Henricks, Jacob Skorka, Josh Terrell, Robert Summers, Dakotah Baker and Josh Goodman.

Members of the baseball team took advantage of heavy rains in December to keep the status of Tree Campus USA for the University of Science and Arts.

Photography exhibit opens USAO Art Gallery season

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January-06-2012
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“Montmartre Cafe” highlights photographer Charles Rushton’s eye for the artistic in casual moments. Rushton’s work will be exhibited at the USAO Art Gallery from Jan. 13 until Feb. 10 in a show titled En Passant. For more information, call 574-1374.

Charles Rushton doesn’t rely on elaborate staging to create his photographs.

“Life is generous; I can find interesting photographs anywhere. And that is my main concern in photographing, to make interesting photographs,” Rushton says.

USAO tops Kiplinger’s Best Values in Public Colleges list for low cost

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January-05-2012
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According to Kiplinger's Best Values in Public Colleges in 2012 report, graduates from the University of Science and Arts can face a dynamic job market with confidence knowing that they've received one of the nation's best educational values from Oklahoma's only public liberal arts college.

Singled out by Kiplinger in its Best Values in Public Colleges in 2012 as the least expensive public university “delivering a quality education at an affordable price" is the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma. The announcement came this week on Kiplinger’s website.

Feaver: 'Graduates face complex world but ready'

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December-09-2011
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Patrick Davis (right) accepts the USAO Alumni Association’s Distinguished Graduate Award from Eric Feuerborn, director of alumni development, on Friday evening in the Te Ata Memorial Auditorium on USAO’s campus. Davis, of Verden, graduated cum laude with a bachelor of science degree in elementary education.

Graduates can face a complex world with confidence argued President John Feaver on Friday night as he addressed fall commencement at the University of Science and Arts. Families and friends filled Te Ata Memorial Auditorium to honor 75 graduates in the college’s 103rd year.

High school art contest registrations due Feb. 22

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December-05-2011
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“Tools of the Trade” won Best of Show during 2011’s Innovation art competition. The photograph was the work of Alexis Allen of Alva High School. Registration for this year's competition is open to all Oklahoma high school junior and senior artists.

Cash prizes, public exhibition and multiple awards are up for grabs to the winners of this year’s Innovations art competition at the University of Science and Arts. Registration for high school artists is Feb. 22.

Metro choir joins world-class violinist for Gold Dome concert

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November-22-2011
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J. Warren Mitchell (left) directs the Harding Fine Arts Academy Concert Choir as it joins violinist Yuval Waldman (right) and a hand-selected string ensemble for the third annual Holiday Concert Under the Dome at 3 p.m. on Dec. 4 in the Gold Dome building located at 23rd and Classen in Oklahoma City. For more information, call 405-574-1213.

The Harding Fine Arts Academy Concert Choir is slated to join celebrated violinist Yuval Waldman for a concert of Christmas music from around the world for the third annual Holiday Concert Under the Dome.


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