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Seek Fresh Approaches, Take Risks,’ Moss Tells USAO Graduates

Published: Friday, December 7, 2007


CHICKASHA -- Facing a challenging world ahead, college graduates need to “seek fresh approaches, learn to take risks, and be open to innovation,” said the new leader of Creative Oklahoma, Dr. Phil Moss, when he addressed 84 graduates and their families on Friday night at the University of Science and Arts.

New graduates welcomed an audience of more than 850 for the fall commencement, which was televised locally.

Opera Tenor Returns Home for Christmas Concert at USAO Dec. 19

Published: Friday, November 30, 2007

 


CHICKASHA – Every star has a starting point. For New York City opera tenor Steven Sanders, that place is Chickasha. The up-and-coming singer may earn a new appreciation for “I’ll Be Home for Christmas” when he sings it live Dec. 19 at the University of Science and Arts during a festive Christmas concert open to the public.

Local Church Raises $800 for Books for Tots

Published: Friday, November 30, 2007

USAO’s Books for Tots organization recently received a $1,600 gift in the form of two donations. Christ Our Savior Lutheran Church (COSLC) and Books for Tots raised $800, which was then matched by Thrivent Financial to purchase books for needy children through the Books for Tots program.

USAO Drama Department Honors Professor with Party Dec. 1

Published: Tuesday, November 27, 2007


CHICKASHA – How does one honor an English professor of 40 years? With poetry, of course. Stuart Meltzer, faculty emeritus in languages and literature, is receiving a unique tribute in the form of “Mr. Flood’s Party,” a combination of live poetry reading, drama and discussion Dec. 1 at the University of Science and Arts.

USAO Releases New Scholarships for High ACT Students

Published: Tuesday, November 27, 2007


CHICKASHA – Top high school seniors are the targets of a new partnership that will generate $400,000 in new scholarship funds at the University of Science and Arts over four years, beginning next fall.  The USAO Foundation announced its new Foundation Scholars Awards program on Monday, the most aggressive and expansive scholarship program ever at USAO.

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