President John Feaver encouraged the 72 graduates at the Fall commencement for the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma to appreciate their degrees as an achievement of effort and not to allow an increasingly consumerist culture to reduce its value to an object for purchase.
For the third year in a row, a national financial organization has rated the University of Science and Arts as the most affordable institution on its list of 100 Best Values in Public Colleges in 2014.
Fifteen students at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma were honored recently for their academic achievements and community and campus activities as they were initiated into Hypatia, USAO’s only campus-wide honor society.
The students were inducted during an awards luncheon attended by faculty, staff and family members Dec. 5.
For his tireless efforts in modernizing and improving USAO’s digital presence, USAO Web Developer Cody Dracars was awarded the Regents Staff Achievement Award. Dracars was named honoree for the first quarter of the 2013-14 year at the monthly Staff Association meeting.
Cash prizes, public exhibition and multiple awards are up for grabs to the winners of this year’s Innovations art competition at the University of Science and Arts.
Registration for high school artists is Feb. 26 and is open to all Oklahoma high school junior and senior artists.
Interested students and art teachers can view rules, download registration and entry forms and tags by visiting http://link.usao.edu/Innovations14