Student teachers at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma will find their final trimesters of study just a little easier thanks to a recent gift extending the legacy of a long-time donor.
The Loella Elizabeth Madison Scholarship was established by her daughter Beth Madison and the Madison Charitable Foundation in September 2008. The Madison Charitable Foundation has given an additional $25,000 gift to the fund, bringing its total to more than $180,000.
A respected national authority on trends in blending areas of study will deliver a presentation for a new lecture series.
Dr. James Welch IV is scheduled to deliver the inaugural lecture in the Mary Jo Ragan Lecture on Interdisciplinary Studies beginning at 7 p.m. on Sept. 15 in the Ballroom.
The event is free and open to the public. Attending the lecture will provide professional development hours for public school teachers.
Faculty, staff, alumni and friends will convene for a memorial service at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma on Sept. 6 to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Ingrid Shafer.
The service is scheduled to begin at 3 p.m. in the Alumni Chapel.
Family members, colleagues, students and friends are slated to share their memories at the service.
Five graduating art students will exhibit their work in an early fall senior bachelor of fine arts show titled Merge at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma.
An opening reception is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. Sept. 6 in the Third Floor Art Gallery in Davis Hall.
The event is free and open to the public.
Gifts from Chickasha area businesses and individuals have moved the comprehensive fundraising campaign at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma closer to the finish line.