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7 State Biennial Exhibition Prospectus available online; deadline Aug. 26

The rules and entry form for the Nesbitt Gallery's 7 State Biennial Exhibition are available online now. Click HERE to download the prospectus.

USAO launches mobile friendly website

After more than a year of planning and development, the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma has launched a new mobile-friendly website designed to serve current and future students better than ever.

The website can be found online at

Holland retires from USAO with legacy of service

Diane Holland had a five-year plan.

After working as a speech pathologist for the Norman Public School system, she was intrigued by the possibility of teaching when a position at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma opened up but didn’t want to become too far removed from working with clients.

Twenty-two years later, Diane Holland is retiring from a career of educating speech pathologists who have gone on to treat thousands and from running the John Morris Speech and Language Clinic that has helped hundreds in Chickasha and the surrounding communities.

Guthrie celebrated at USAO July 23

CHICKASHA -- In alternating strokes of the pen, Woody Guthrie is Oklahoma’s favorite son or one of her most dogged critics. To some, he was the voice of the oppressed — an eyewitness to Oklahoma’s darkest days and one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century.

Arnold hired as USAO communications director

Looking for someone with the right combination of experience, skill and approach, officials at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma have hired Kelly Arnold, APR, as the new director of media and community relations after an extensive, three-month search.