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Galer receives Staff Achievement award

USAO Security Officer George Galer was awarded the Regents Staff Achievement Award. Galer was named honoree for the third quarter of the 2012-13.

Relay for Life, antique car show fill Oval June 7

Two local events guaranteed to entertain local visitors – the annual Relay For Life and a vintage car show – are scheduled to intersect on June 7 on the Oval at the University of Science and Arts.

Lamar retires: "This has never been a job for me"

Every trimester’s end brings on a time of transition as students receive their grades and, in some cases, their diplomas. This past spring’s conclusion in the April 19 commencement marked more than just the passage from one term into the next.

As the second ceremony of the night reached its conclusion, a familiar figure rose with the rest of the faculty and lifted the staff that he had meticulously carved from its perch next to the university president on stage.

An earthy cry of celebration rose from the audience. Angus Kent Lamar, long-time professor and chairman of the art department, gave a wry smile before joining the procession of faculty off of the stage.

With that, Lamar officially had retired and his 38-year tenure at the University of Science and Arts came to an end.

Enrollment for summer swim lessons begins May 30

Nothing goes together like a hot Oklahoma summer and time spent at the lake or a pool. Parents can gain an added sense of comfort knowing that their children have learned the basics of water safety and swimming proficiency from an experienced professional.

Area students workshop from page to stage in one hour

Members of the Rush Springs Middle School drama club planned, produced and performed a scene adapted from a classic novel in one hour with some help from the USAO theatre arts department this month.

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