USAO News Writer Rob Vollmar was awarded the Regents Staff Achievement Award for the fourth quarter of 2012-13.
Vollmar received several nominations for the award. One nominee described him as “one of a kind.”
Three faculty members at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma recently earned promotions.
Dr. John Bruce was promoted to a professor of language and literature. Bruce, who earned his doctorate in English literature from the University of Glasgow, joined the faculty in 1998.
More than 210 students at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma achieved a grade point average of 3.5 or greater during the spring 2013 trimester and were named to the university’s honor rolls, the USAO registrar has announced.
Two students at the University of Science and Arts joined a select group of women from Oklahoma’s undergraduate institutions in participating in a National Education for Women’s Leadership Initiative in May.
CHICKASHA – Focusing on the quality of both education and overall student experience, the Board of Regents at the University of Science and Arts approved university and committee recommendations on budget, tuition costs, curriculum changes and several other university functions at their meeting this week.
The regents approved a budget of $12.7 million for the coming academic year. This total includes $800,540 for authorized fee waivers and a $25,283 allocation to Jane Brooks School for the Deaf.