He was once the “voice of the Drovers” – serving as announcer at USAO Basketball games. Today, you can call him “college president” and this year Dr. Ric Baser will be inducted into the USAO Alumni Hall of Fame.
Baser, a 1979 drama graduate from USAO, will be inducted into the Hall of Fame during Alumni Homecoming Nov. 10.
While she was at the USAO campus, Jessica (Hatlestad) Mollica spent a lot of time in community service work. That didn’t change after she graduated and is one of the reasons why she is receiving the USAO Alumni Association’s Young Alumni Award this year.
Mollica will be recognized as part of Alumni Homecoming festivities, which are scheduled for Nov. 7-9.
Ashley Donald, Student Services administrative assistant, was awarded the Regents Staff Achievement Award Employee of the Year just a month after earning the award for the fourth quarter.
Alums from across the nation will meet for the 2014 Alumni Homecoming Nov. 7-9. The reunion is filled with 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 the new USAO Alumni Hall of Fame inductees and the Young Alumni Award winners; an alumni/student concert; a memorial service; class photographs; supper with the students and many more activities.
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 $65 per person if registration is completed before Oct. 25 ($75 after Oct. 25), which includes all meals.
The University of Science and Arts is sponsoring a six day, five night art and theatre tour to New York City that is planned for May 19 through May 24, 2015. The tour will be led by emeritus faculty member Roger Drummond and Jacquelyn Knapp, associate professor of art.
Those interested in participating are encouraged to put down a $100 deposit by Nov. 1 to receive a $50 discount on the cost of the entire package.