Nationally known public servant Neal McCaleb was sworn in on Tuesday as the newest member of the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma Board of Regents.
In Washington, McCaleb was appointed by President George Bush to head the Bureau of Indian Affairs as assistant secretary of the Interior. He also served eight years in the Oklahoma House of Representatives, and with the Chickasaw Tribe as a banking official. He was appointed to the USAO Board by Gov. Brad Henry and confirmed by the Oklahoma Senate on May 23.
More than 150 students, staff and faculty from the University of Science and Arts joined hundreds of volunteers citywide in building Kids’ Place at Centennial Park during the week of June 6-11. Citywide, more than $150,000 was raised in private donations to erect the park, designed by a committee of local children and volunteers.
Children who need academic or athletic challenges this summer can find them at the University of Science and Arts. Among the summer activities being offered on campus are sports camps, Artscope, a reading program, and swimming lessons.
OKLAHOMA CITY – John Feaver received a positive response – and applause -- when he presented to the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education his ambitious Mission Enhancement Plan on May 27. His plan seeks national prominence for the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma in Chickasha, where he has served as president since 2000.
Artscope – Chickasha’s creative summer camp unlike any other – is quickly approaching. Artscope is a summer arts day camp for children ages 8-12 and is scheduled on the USAO campus June 13-24. A limited number of spaces and scholarships are still available. All spaces and scholarships will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.
Join the Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition and some of the Oklahoma Painting and Drawing Biennial award-winning artists, John Cox, F. Bradley Jessop and Sharon McCoy on June 7 at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma in Chickasha for an artist Symposium at 3:30pm. The event is free and open to the public.
Each artist will give a brief presentation about their work. The artists will also be available for questions from the audience. This is a great opportunity for all Oklahoma artists to hear and learn from other artists. It will be a forum for success!
OKLAHOMA CITY -- Armed with a list of successes and positive trends in student achievement, private giving and national rankings, and carrying an enthusiastic endorsement from its own governing board in Chickasha, the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma on Friday presented its ambitious Mission Enhancement Plan to the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education in Oklahoma City.
Some of the finest painters and sketch artists in Oklahoma are displaying their works in the Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition’s 2005 Painting and Drawing Biennial VIII. The exhibition is open through June 10 at the USAO Gallery , located at the University of Science and Arts in Chickasha.
Chocolate lovers who come out this Saturday night in support of the USAO Staff Association’s scholarship fundraiser could help the project earn a $500 matching gift from the USAO Foundation, it was announced Thursday. Executive Director Alan Proctor, left, confirmed the offer of $500 to match the first $500 raised by the group. Guests at the event will get to sample more than 60 delectable recipes – all created with chocolate. Tickets to “Hot Chocolate-Cool Jazz” are $10 for adults and $5 for pre-college youth at the door. The 7 p.m.