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USAO Opens Spring Italy Trip to Public

CHICKASHA – While the world is busy debating over Dan Brown’s “DaVinci Code,” the University of Science and Arts is going straight to the source. In May, USAO is hosting its annual tour of Italy with an invitation that extends beyond the campus to surrounding communities.

Squad Remembers Katrina Relief One Year Later

CHICKASHA – One year after Hurricane Katrina devastated thousands of homes, a team from Chickasha is gathering again to remember the parts they played in the relief effort.

Last October, the University of Science and Arts led a group of 18 students and staff members to Biloxi, Miss. to help hurricane and flood victims, with two additional trips earlier this year. On Aug. 29, the Community Service Squad is meeting in the USAO amphitheater in Davis Hall room 224 at 6 p.m. to relive the difference they made and rally support for future assistance from the community.

Art Seniors Bare Souls in ‘Pin-Ups’ Exhibit

Three art seniors recently chose to bare it all in ‘Pin-Ups,’ an art exhibit currently on display at the University of Science and Arts. The art show features the works of Moore artists Marcie Price and Heidi Helmers, as well as Gail Grass of Chickasha.

And although they don’t appear disrobed, these décor divas use multiple media to give a peep show of what’s going on inside.

'Te Ata' Rehearsals Now Underway

CHICKASHA - Rehearsals for the world premiere production of “Te Ata,” by JudyLee Oliva, are underway at the University of Science and Arts. The off-Broadway play with music runs Aug. 5-13 in the newly renovated and renamed Te Ata Memorial Auditorium at USAO.

Troutt Hall Auditorium Receives Makeover

CHICKASHA – At the heart of the University of Science and Arts campus stands Troutt Hall, the building that began the rich history of Oklahoma’s only public liberal arts university. And nearly 100 years after its construction, its auditorium is getting an extreme makeover.

Built in 1926 as an addition to the original building, Troutt Hall Auditorium has been home to commencement ceremonies for 80 years. This spring, remodeling forced commencement outdoors, the first outdoor ceremony on the campus in almost 50 years.