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USAO Heads to the Big Apple for Art, Theatre Tour

CHICKASHA – When it comes to combining education with entertainment, nobody does it quite like the University of Science and Arts. The liberal arts university currently is accepting reservations for its annual spring New York art and theatre tour.

Trick-or-Treaters Visit USAO

Costume-clad children joined USAO staff members for a trick-or-treating tour of the USAO campus Oct. 31. Every Halloween, children from the university’s Child Development Center visit offices on campus to collect treats from staff and faculty members.

Boxer Knocks Out Top Award for USAO Young Alumni

CHICKASHA – Irish boxing champ Oisin Fagan of Oklahoma City is adding another award to his list of accomplishments. The newly named Light-Welterweight Champion of Ireland is being named as this year’s Young Alum at the University of Science and Arts.

In an honors banquet featuring two 1956 Oklahoma College for Women graduates, Fagan will be honored as part of the annual USAO Alumni Homecoming Nov. 3-5.

Dr. J.C. Casey, professor of communication, supported Fagan’s nomination for the award.

Egypt Businesswoman, CEO Joins USAO Hall of Fame

CHICKASHA – International business CEO Ann Marie Hooper Harrison may have had humble beginnings as a singer at the Oklahoma College for Women (OCW), but today, she is the only foreign woman to head a major corporation in Egypt.

The chair of Egypt-based International Business Associates is being inducted into the University of Science and Arts Hall of Fame Nov. 3-5 during the annual Homecoming activities.

Following her marriage to William Harrison, the couple moved to Cairo, Egypt when William accepted a senior position with the Ford Foundation in 1966.

Honors Recital Features Arias, Showtunes, Jazz

CHICKASHA – With the fall semester in full swing, the University of Science and Arts is showcasing a host of student vocalists, pianists and instrumentalists. The USAO music department will present a free Student Honors recital Oct. 30 at 7:30 p.m. in the Alumni Chapel.

Dr. Stephen Weber, associate professor and coordinator of music, said the concert spotlights some of the university’s best singers and musicians.

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