USAO Alumni To Meet for Homecoming Nov. 5-7
CHICKASHA – Alums from across the nation will meet on the campus of the University of Science and Arts for the 2010 Alumni Homecoming Nov. 5-7. The reunion, Unforgettable, is filled with many special events for alumni of the Oklahoma College for Women, Oklahoma College of Liberal Arts and USAO.
Events for the weekend include an awards luncheon for new USAO Alumni Hall of Fame inductees and the Young Alumni Award winners, a social gathering for graduates from the 80s and 90s, a boxed supper, a student art show, a memorial service, class photographs and distribution of alumni scholarships.
The annual alumni reunion is open to all USAO/OCLA/OCW alumni. Registrations are being accepted at the USAO Alumni Development Office, (405) 574-1290. An all-inclusive registration package is available for $50 per person, which includes all meals. Additional information is available online at www.usao.edu/alumni. Registration also is available online.
“If you have never attended an Alumni Homecoming at USAO, this is your year. We want to see graduates from OCW, OCLA and USAO. The Alumni Association’s Homecoming Committee is working very hard to ensure we have great events and fun fellowship during the weekend,” said Eric Feuerborn, director of alumni development.
The weekend kicks off Friday evening with the annual Green & Gold Scholarship Banquet at 6 p.m., followed by singing on the steps of Troutt Hall at 8:30 p.m.
Saturday’s events are launched at 9:30 a.m. with light refreshments and class photographs in the Student Center Ballroom at 10:30 a.m.
The annual Hall of Fame Luncheon begins at noon highlighting this year’s inductees – Dr. Ron Anderson, Barbara Benton, and Eugene Earsom. The luncheon also will honor Young Alumni Award winners Dr. Grant Evans and Brandon Pasley.
The class of 1960 meets at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday followed by a boxed supper at the Stevens Alumni House at 5 p.m. Alums can visit the Bachelor of Fine Arts Art Show from 5-7 p.m. on the third floor of Davis Hall or attend a special gathering of graduates from the 80s and 90s at 6:30 p.m.
The Homecoming weekend comes to a close as alumni join together Sunday at 9 a.m. to honor past friends and classmates during a memorial service and dove release at the USAO Alumni Chapel.