CHICKASHA – How did a women’s college in Mississippi influence the birth and early development of Oklahoma’s public liberal arts college?
Women’s history buffs and higher education aficionados will gather to explore the origins of the University of Science and Arts on Nov. 4. The second annual Jayne Nash Montgomery Library Society lecture series presents guest speaker Dr. Bridget Pieschel at 3 p.m. in the Nash Library, room 301.
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.
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.
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.
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.