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August 11, 2011

As if USAO’s deaf education program wasn’t already completely unique, a $1.2 million cash infusion will only strengthen and further distinguish the only public program of its kind in Oklahoma and the oldest similar degree program west of the Mississippi.

As if USAO’s deaf education program wasn’t already completely unique, a $1.2 million cash infusion will only strengthen and further distinguish the only public program of its kind in Oklahoma and the oldest similar degree program west of the Mississippi.

When deaf education moved into the wholly redesigned Canning Hall in 2009, USAO took another leap forward in the field, welcoming a satellite school from the Oklahoma School for the Deaf (OSD) and crafting a unique partnership to better serve the deaf and students in deaf education.

August 27, 2010

With too little money for a hotel room, he slept in his car out front of Canning Hall in the winter of 1959, crazy in love with her. She gathered blankets to keep the 20-degree weather from taking his life. And eventually he slipped an engagement ring on her finger while sitting in the Canning Hall parlor.  So began their 42-year love affair at the Oklahoma College for Women.

With too little money for a hotel room, he slept in his car out front of Canning Hall in the winter of 1959, crazy in love with her. She gathered blankets to keep the 20-degree weather from taking his life. And eventually he slipped an engagement ring on her finger while sitting in the Canning Hall parlor.  So began their 42-year love affair at the Oklahoma College for Women.