CHICKASHA – In the spirit of the upcoming season, the University of Science and Arts Concert Choir is presenting its annual Christmas concert Nov. 16. The 7:30 p.m. performance in the USAO Alumni Chapel features holiday favorites, hymns and even a handbell choir, percussion and an instrumental ensemble.
The concert is free and open to the public.
Dr. Jan Hanson, professor of music and director of the Concert Choir, said the concert offers a large variety of seasonal music.
USAO’s Opera Scenes class will take viewers on a journey through space, science and liverwurst in the imaginative and humorous children’s opera, “The Quantum Fieldtrip” Nov. 10 at 7:30 p.m. More than 300 local elementary students will review the original opera on Nov. 9 at 1 p.m. in the Te Ata Memorial Auditorium. The family-friendly performances are free and open to the public.
CHICKASHA – At a recent awards luncheon attended by faculty and family members, 17 students were inducted into the Hypatia Honor Society at the University of Science and Arts. The Nov. 2 initiation featured comments by current Hypatia officers, as well as USAO administration.
Dr. Nancy Warden, professor of mathematics and chairman of the Hypatia committee, said she enjoys spotlighting the selected students.
CHICKASHA – As part of the Oklahoma Commission on Teacher Preparation, the University of Science and Arts will host its annual teacher education forum Nov. 15. The 4 p.m. meeting will be held in the Gary Hall lounge on the corner of 17th Street and Alabama.
CHICKASHA – What do an international business leader, an urban renewal expert and a prizefighter have in common? Each has earned high honors from the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma.
Three graduates were honored Nov. 4 at USAO as part of the annual Alumni Homecoming activities. During an afternoon awards banquet, USAO named 1956 Oklahoma College for Women (OCW) alums Ann Marie Hooper Harrison and Betty Remy Burns into its Hall of Fame. In addition, Oisin Fagan, class of 2003, received a Young Alumni Award.