CHICKASHA – Nearly 300 students at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma achieved a grade point average of 3.5 or greater during the summer 2006 semester and were named to the university’s honor rolls, USAO admissions officials have announced.
University records show 220 students were named to the USAO Honor Roll and 55 students were named to the Regents Honor Roll. Honor roll students represent five countries and 20 states.
CHICKASHA – Thirteen years after earning an out-of-state education and traveling abroad, nationally renowned artist Kristy Lewis Andrew has returned to her Oklahoma roots. Beginning Sept. 10, her works will be on display at the University of Science and Arts in Chickasha.
Cecil Lee, regents professor of art and director of USAO’s Art Gallery, said Andrew is one of the state’s up-and-coming artists of note.
CHICKASHA – For more than 27 centuries, Chinese acrobats have been thrilling audiences worldwide with mesmerizing acts of daring and grace. And on Sept. 6, the Chinese Golden Dragon Acrobats will add Chickasha to their world tour.
Three USAO art seniors extend personal invitations to the community to attend a closing reception for their art exhibit, “Pin-Ups,” Sept. 7 from 5-8 p.m. in the Davis Hall third floor art gallery. During the reception, guests can meet the artists and purchase artwork. From left are sculptor Heidi Helmers and cartoonist Marcie Price, both of Moore, with painter and sculptor Gail Grass of Chickasha.
The art show runs through Sept. 15 and is open Mon.-Fri. from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
CHICKASHA – At a recent psychology conference drawing thousands worldwide, five members of the University of Science and Arts community joined the nation’s top psychology experts and students to present research. Guest speakers at the event included celebrities “Dr. Phil” McGraw, Bill Cosby and a host of renowned psychologists.