CHICKASHA – York International is known worldwide for providing heating and air conditioning in homes and businesses, but at the University of Science and Arts, it’s known for something completely different. The company recently donated more than $60,000 worth of contemporary artwork to the USAO Art Gallery.
CHICKASHA – Local students have a unique chance to work one-on-one with one of the world’s premiere violinists at “Fiddle Fun” this summer at the University of Science and Arts. Internationally known violinist and conductor Yuval Waldman will teach the violin camp, scheduled Aug. 6-11 on the USAO campus.
CHICKASHA – A small team of public relations specialists recently showed their mettle while competing with state universities and professional advertising agencies. The University of Science and Arts’ Media and Community Relations team picked up several awards at this year’s annual Oklahoma College Public Relations Association (OCPRA) conference July 8-10.
CHICKASHA – Pouring rain and technical glitches couldn’t stop Team Nova from competing Wednesday morning in a national competition in robotics research. Computer scientist John K. Johnson and students at the University of Science and Arts welcomed a team from the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA).
Regents approved a new $12.25 million budget that reflects modest growth – 6.7 percent over last year – at the University of Science and Arts on Tuesday. While USAO’s state appropriation of $7.37 million will rise by $226,755 this fall, most of the new money will be seized by projected mandatory cost increases in insurance, utilities, and risk management of $204,647.