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USAO’s Student Newspaper Staff Makes National ‘Trend’ with Award

CHICKASHA – Eleven students at the University of Science and Arts received national attention when their student newspaper, “The Trend,” took third place at the National College Media Convention. USAO was the only Oklahoma college besides the University of Oklahoma to take home a prize at the annual nationwide convention in October.

Dr. J.C. Casey, professor of communication and advisor to “The Trend,” said she and the staff of student writers, designers and editors, were excited to receive state and national acclaim.

ShowBand Brings Motown, Country Show to USAO Dec. 1

CHICKASHA – Opportunity keeps knocking for the ShowBand at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma. The 16 student members, who have been showcasing their musical skills throughout the state, are coming home to USAO for a final fall concert Dec. 1.

In true ShowBand fashion, they’re bringing guests. Grammy-award winning country singer Jody Miller, pianist Ukie Hart and country trumpeter Mike Moore will join the ShowBand for the free concert at 7:30 p.m. in the Te Ata Memorial Auditorium.

Exciting Concert Scheduled Nov. 20 at USAO

The USAO Droverspirit Concert Band is joining forces with the new Key Players Synthesizer Ensemble for an exciting and eclectic concert Nov. 20 at 7:30 p.m. in the Te Ata Memorial Auditorium. Dr. Dan Hanson, professor of music and director of both ensembles, said the concert is packed with diverse music, including pop, funk, marches, rock classics and more. The concert is free and open to the public.

USAO Band, Key Players Display Musical Variety Nov. 20

CHICKASHA – If variety is the spice of life, then the University of Science and Arts is the spice rack of music. On Nov. 20, the university will showcase two of its top musical groups when the USAO Droverspirit Concert Band teams up with the new Key Players Synthesizer Ensemble for a night of free eclectic and energetic music.

The 7:30 p.m. concert, scheduled in the Te Ata Memorial Auditorium in Troutt Hall, is free and open to the public.

Psi Chi Honor Society Inducts Ten USAO Students

CHICKASHA – Ten students have joined the ranks of Psi Chi, the National Honor Society in psychology, at the University of Science and Arts. At a special reception Nov. 13, the students joined faculty and family as each was inducted into the elite society.

Dr. Tina Winn, associate professor of psychology and chair of the division of business and social science, said the students deserve the recognition.

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