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Eastern to host Halloween Carnival for community Oct. 31

10/18/2017

Eastern Oklahoma State College will host its annual Halloween Carnival Tuesday, Oct. 31.

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Area eighth graders learn about opportunities at 10th annual Career and College Expo

10/12/2017

More than 800 eighth graders from 21 area public schools explored future career and education opportunities at the 10th annual Career and College Expo in McAlester.

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EOSC Farm concludes 2017 Forage-Based Meat Goat Buck Test with Field Day

10/5/2017

Eastern Oklahoma State College and the Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service recently conducted the 2017 Oklahoma Forage-Based Meat Goat Buck Test.

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Eastern Music Department to present Fall Concert Oct. 12

10/4/2017

Eastern Oklahoma State College’s Music Department will present its annual Fall Concert Oct. 12 at 7 p.m. in Mitchell Auditorium in Wilburton.

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Eastern Oklahoma State College awarded a $17 million GEAR UP grant to help area students prepare for postsecondary education

10/2/2017

The U.S. Department of Education has awarded Eastern Oklahoma State College a $17 million federal GEAR UP grant that will help more than 3,000 area students prepare for and succeed in postsecondary education. The grant is the largest in Eastern’s history and the college’s third consecutive, multi-year GEAR UP partnership grant award.

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Area GEAR UP students participate in Tour of Texas

9/29/2017

GEAR UP team members and 96 high school seniors recently boarded two buses (one leaving from McAlester and one from Poteau) for an exciting three–day “Tour of Texas,” designed to expose students to new opportunities.

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Haileyville GEAR UP seniors tour Connors State College

9/29/2017

Twenty Haileyville GEAR UP students recently visited Connors State College (CSC) in Warner.

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Indianola GEAR UP students tour UCO and the Bodies Revealed Exhibit

9/29/2017

Indianola GEAR UP students recently toured the University of Central Oklahoma (UCO).

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Crowder GEAR UP students tour UCO and the Bodies Revealed Exhibit

9/29/2017

Sixteen Crowder GEAR UP students recently toured the University of Central Oklahoma (UCO).

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Eastern Oklahoma State College awards more than $465,000 in scholarships to 188 students for the 2017-18 academic year

9/21/2017

Eastern Oklahoma State College has awarded more than $465,000 in scholarships to 188 students attending classes in Wilburton, McAlester, Idabel and Antlers for the 2017-18 academic year.

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Eastern Oklahoma State College GEAR UP sponsors free Chad Cargill ACT Test Prep Workshop for GEAR UP seniors

9/21/2017

Over two hundred fifty area high school seniors from 21 schools learned how to better prepare for the ACT as they attended a three-hour ACT and Character Building Workshop presented by Chad Cargill, founder and president of Cargill Consulting.

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Whitesboro GEAR UP students tour the University of Oklahoma

9/20/2017

Whitesboro GEAR UP students recently traveled to Norman to tour the University of Oklahoma.

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Whitesboro GEAR UP seniors visit the Bodies Revealed Exhibit

9/20/2017

Whitesboro GEAR UP seniors recently visited the Oklahoma City Science Museum to see the Bodies Revealed Exhibit.

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Stringtown GEAR UP students tour the Science Museum Oklahoma and Bodies Revealed Exhibit

9/20/2017

Seventeen Stringtown seniors traveled to the Science Museum Oklahoma and toured the limited-time exhibit “Bodies Revealed.”

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New faculty and staff join Eastern Oklahoma State College this fall

9/7/2017

Several new faculty and staff members have joined Eastern Oklahoma State College this fall.

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McAlester GEAR UP seniors visit the University of Oklahoma

9/6/2017

Thirty-four McAlester GEAR UP students recently toured the University of Oklahoma (OU) in Norman.

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Pittsburg Seniors tour the Ft. Smith National Historic Site and Museum and the Ft. Smith Escape Room

9/6/2017

Pittsburg GEAR UP students recently toured the Ft. Smith National Historic Site & Museum.

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Eastern completes five-year Assessment Academy to improve student learning outcomes

8/15/2017

Eastern Oklahoma State College recently completed a five-year program aimed at advancing the institution’s efforts to assess and improve student learning.

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GEAR UP provides Texas Instruments training

8/14/2017

August 28th-31st EOSC GEAR UP held Texas Instruments(TI) Nspire/Navigator training for area educators.

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Moyers seniors visit the Bodies Revealed exhibit at the Science Museum Oklahoma

8/1/2017

Thirteen Moyers GEAR UP seniors recently traveled to Oklahoma City to view the Bodies Revealed exhibit at the Science Museum Oklahoma.

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Eastern Oklahoma State College GEAR UP students, chaperones & staff tour universities and San Francisco before attending the 2017 NCCEP/GEAR UP Youth Leadership Summit

8/1/2017

Twenty–six students, chaperones, and GEAR UP team members recently attended the 2017 NCCEP/GEAR UP Annual Conference and Youth Leadership Conference in San Francisco.

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Eastern delegation attends 2017 NCCEP/GEAR UP Annual Conference in San Francisco

8/1/2017

Twenty-eight students, chaperones, Eastern staff and GEAR UP team members recently attended the 2017 NCCEP/GEAR UP Annual Conference in San Francisco, CA.

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Eastern GEAR UP Education Coordinators present workshop at national conference

8/1/2017

Eastern Oklahoma State College GEAR UP Education Coordinators Dara Self, Rachael Ranallo, and Natalie Kennedy recently took center stage at the 2017 NCCEP/GEAR UP Annual Conference as they presented a “Creative Curriculum for Student Engagement” workshop to a room filled to capacity of GEAR UP professionals.

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Students explore “College and Beyond” at Eastern Oklahoma State College’s GEAR UP summer camp

8/1/2017

GEAR UP students from southeastern Oklahoma recently gathered at Eastern Oklahoma State College to complete the final steps in their college readiness journey.

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Eastern receives 10-Year Accreditation Reaffirmation from Higher Learning Commission

6/26/2017

After a rigorous review, Eastern Oklahoma State College has received a 10-year reaffirmation of its accreditation from the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association. HLC is responsible for assuring that colleges and universities meet specific, nationally recognized standards in terms of their missions, operations, and activities in teaching and student learning.

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Eastern announces spring 2017 honor rolls

6/15/2017

Eastern Oklahoma State College has announced honor rolls for the spring 2017 semester.

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Eastern’s GEAR UP team completes First Aid/CPR/AED Training

6/5/2017

Members of Eastern’s GEAR UP team prepared for the upcoming 2017 summer camp by participating in an American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation workshop.

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Brandon Taylor named EOSC head women’s basketball coach

5/31/2017

Eastern Oklahoma State College women’s basketball is going to see a new but familiar face at the helm next season.

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South teams claim three victories in Eastern’s 45th annual Kiamichi All-Star Classic

5/30/2017

The South teams were victorious in three of the four games played in Eastern Oklahoma State College’s 45th annual Kiamichi All-Star Classic May 26-27 in Wilburton. The South teams claimed victories in girls’ and boys’ basketball and softball. The North team secured its only win in baseball.

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Eastern awards degrees to Class of 2017

5/18/2017

During the past academic year, 260 area students earned their degree or certificate from Eastern Oklahoma State College.

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Outstanding graduates honored during Eastern’s 2017 Commencement Ceremony

5/16/2017

Eastern Oklahoma State College recognized six Outstanding Graduates during the college’s Commencement Ceremony on May 5 in Wilburton. One graduate from each of the six college divisions is selected each year for the honor.

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Eastern student-athletes receive 2017 Larry Stone honors

5/15/2017

Eastern Oklahoma State College student-athletes recently gathered for the 49th Annual Larry Stone Athletics Awards Banquet, where three recipients were awarded special honors.

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Eastern to host three summer baseball camps

5/12/2017

Eastern Oklahoma State College is set to host three baseball camps in Wilburton this summer for local youth and high school students.

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Area athletes to play in Eastern’s 45th annual Kiamichi All-Star Classic

5/11/2017

Eastern Oklahoma State College will host the 45th annual Kiamichi All-Star Classic sports competition May 26 and May 27 in Wilburton.

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Eastern celebrates graduates during 108th Commencement Ceremony

5/8/2017

Eastern Oklahoma State College hosted its 108th Commencement Ceremony on May 5 in Wilburton. An estimated 287 students will earn degrees from Eastern this year.

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Canadian GEAR UP Seniors tour Oklahoma State University

5/5/2017

Twenty–two Canadian High School GEAR UP seniors recently traveled to Stillwater to tour Oklahoma State University.

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Crowder GEAR UP students tour Northeastern State University

5/5/2017

Crowder GEAR UP juniors and seniors recently traveled to Tahlequah to tour Northeastern State University.

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Atoka GEAR UP juniors tour Grayson College & The Dallas Holocaust Museum

5/5/2017

Thirty-four Atoka GEAR UP students recently traveled to Texas to tour Grayson College in Denison and the Dallas Holocaust Museum in Dallas.

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McAlester GEAR UP seniors participate in a Ghost Tour at The University of Oklahoma

5/5/2017

Two McAlester GEAR UP students recently traveled to Norman to participate in a Ghost Tour at the University of Oklahoma.

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McAlester GEAR UP juniors tour the University of Tulsa and Tulsa Community College

5/5/2017

Thirty-seven McAlester GEAR UP students recently traveled to Tulsa to tour two post-secondary institutions.

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Hartshorne GEAR UP seniors tour Southeastern Oklahoma State University

5/5/2017

Thirty-four Hartshorne High School (HHS) GEAR UP students recently traveled to Durant to tour Southeastern Oklahoma State University.

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McAlester GEAR UP seniors tour the University of Oklahoma

5/5/2017

Seven McAlester GEAR UP students recently traveled to Norman to tour The University of Oklahoma.

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McAlester GEAR UP juniors visit the University of Tulsa and Tulsa Community College

5/5/2017

Thirty McAlester GEAR UP students recently toured two colleges in Tulsa.

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Pittsburg GEAR UP students tour Grayson College and The Dallas Holocaust Museum

5/5/2017

Twelve Pittsburg GEAR UP students recently traveled to Denison, TX to tour Grayson College (GC).

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Eastern Agriculture to host Barn Bash May 6

4/25/2017

Eastern Oklahoma State College’s Agriculture Department will host the second annual Barn Bash on May 6 at 6 p.m. in the Goddard Show Barn Complex.

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Eastern's Jerry Hurt set to play in NJCAA Coaches Association All-Star Game

4/20/2017

Eastern Oklahoma State College sophomore Jerry Hurt has been invited to play in the 2017 NJCAA Coaches Association All-Star Game on April 29 in Las Vegas.

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Forty Eastern students inducted into Phi Theta Kappa this spring

4/18/2017

Forty Eastern Oklahoma State College students were recently inducted into the international honor society Phi Theta Kappa during a campus ceremony in Wilburton.

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Choctaw Nation executive to deliver keynote address at Eastern Commencement on May 5

4/13/2017

Eastern Oklahoma State College alumna Teresa Jackson will deliver the keynote address for this year’s Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 5 at 7 p.m. in the C.C. Dunlap Field House in Wilburton.

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Eastern Oklahoma State College braces for more state budget cuts

4/11/2017

State budget cuts are forcing Eastern Oklahoma State College to make difficult decisions as the institution braces for a third consecutive year of significantly reduced funding.

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State Regents recognize partnership between Eastern and Texas Instruments Incorporated

4/6/2017

Twenty-eight business and education partnerships throughout the state were recently recognized innovative collaborations that further the education of Oklahoma’s workforce. The partnership between Eastern Oklahoma State College and Texas Instruments Incorporated was recognized at the event.

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Area students place in Eastern’s 38th Annual Scholastic Contest

4/5/2017

Eastern Oklahoma State College hosted the 38th Annual Scholastic Contest on April 4 in Wilburton. There were 46 participating schools for 31 academic tests. Eighteen schools competed in Division I, 12 schools in Division II and 16 schools in Division III.

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Record donations raised for student scholarships during Eastern’s 2017 Sapphire Ball

3/30/2017

Generous donors and supporters of Eastern Oklahoma State College raised a record $31,641.33 for student scholarships during the college’s eighth annual Sapphire Ball on Saturday.

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Results of the 2017 FFA Interscholastic Contest

3/28/2017

Click each link to download the results of the Eastern Oklahoma State College 2017 FFA Interscholastic Contest from March 24-25.

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Eastern’s GEAR UP teachers attend T3 International Conference in Chicago

3/22/2017

Ten area math and science teachers from Eastern Oklahoma State College GEAR UP partner schools along with four members of Eastern’s GEAR UP team attended the 2017 Teachers Teaching with Technology (T3) International Conference in Chicago, Illinois, as guests of Texas Instruments.

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Eastern Business Club hosts etiquette dinner

3/21/2017

On Tuesday, March 7, the Business Club hosted an etiquette dinner in the President’s Dining Room in the Student Center.

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Eastern Oklahoma State College nursing program ranks first among Oklahoma colleges and universities

3/10/2017

Eastern Oklahoma State College’s nursing program has been ranked the top nursing school in the state by registerednursing.org, a nationwide organization dedicated to helping aspiring nurses find schools and jobs.

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College Night set for March 28 in McAlester

3/9/2017

Anyone interested in pursuing a college degree in McAlester will have the opportunity to explore their options at College Night on Tuesday, March 28 from 4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Eastern Oklahoma State College’s McAlester campus.

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Students compete in 2017 Eastern Oklahoma Regional Science and Engineering Fair

3/2/2017

Eastern Oklahoma State College recently hosted the annual Eastern Oklahoma Regional Science and Engineering Fair (EORSEF) in Wilburton.

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Area students compete in regional 2017 MATHCOUNTS competition at Eastern

2/24/2017

Middle school students representing four area schools recently competed in the 2017 Eastern Region MATHCOUNTS competition at Eastern Oklahoma State College in Wilburton.

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Eastern Music Department to present Spring Concert March 9

2/23/2017

Eastern Oklahoma State College’s Music Department will present its annual Spring Concert at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 9 in Mitchell Auditorium.

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Eastern’s 2017 FFA Interscholastic Contest set for March 24-25

2/21/2017

Eastern Oklahoma State College will host the annual FFA Interscholastic Contest Friday, March 24 in Wilburton.

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Eastern students visit State Capitol for 2017 Higher Education Day

2/15/2017

Eastern Oklahoma State College students and staff joined more than 300 students, faculty and representatives from Oklahoma’s public colleges and universities on Feb. 14 for the annual Higher Education Day at the state Capitol, promoting the value and importance of higher education in the state.

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Eastern’s GEAR UP team attends 2017 NCCEP/GEAR UP Capacity–Building Workshop

2/13/2017

New York City was the site of the 2017 NCCEP/GEAR UP Capacity Building Workshop.

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Theatre Eastern to present “Twain’s Tales” Feb. 23-25

2/10/2017

Eastern Oklahoma State College’s first theatre production of 2017 will be “Twain’s Tales,” David Taylor London’s adaptation of works by Mark Twain.

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Eastern's Jerry Hurt earns Region II honors

2/7/2017

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Eastern’s 2017 Sapphire Ball scholarship fundraiser set for March 25

2/6/2017

Eastern Oklahoma State College will host its eighth annual Sapphire Ball on Saturday, March 25 in the Tourtellotte Student Center Ballroom in Wilburton.

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Local students place in 73rd annual Southeast District Livestock Show

2/3/2017

Hundreds of students from across the state recently competed in the 73rd annual Southeast District Livestock Show at Eastern Oklahoma State College in Wilburton.

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Eastern to offer Aquaponics certificate course Feb. 4

1/25/2017

The public is invited to participate in a one-day aquaponic certificate class on Saturday, Feb. 4 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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GEAR UP hosts Texas Instruments training workshop

1/24/2017

Eastern Oklahoma State College GEAR UP recently hosted a one–day Texas Instruments Navigator training for advanced area math and science teachers who are participating in the program.

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Alaska & Madi to conduct songwriting workshop as part of first-ever Performing Arts Series

1/23/2017

Country music duo Alaska & Madi will conduct a songwriting workshop on Saturday, Jan. 28 at 11 a.m. at Eastern Oklahoma State College.

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Eastern Oklahoma State College’s scholarship application deadline for 2017-18 approaching

1/17/2017

Eastern Oklahoma State College’s scholarship applications for the 2017-18 academic year are due by Feb. 21 at 5 p.m.

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Eastern announces fall 2016 honor rolls

1/13/2017

Eastern Oklahoma State College has announced honor rolls for the fall 2016 semester.

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Eastern basketball notches conference wins in thrilling fashion

1/10/2017

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2017 Jackpot Lamb and Goat Show canceled

1/6/2017

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2016 Mountaineer Mania gives high school seniors taste of college life at Eastern

1/4/2017

Hundreds of area high school seniors got a taste of college life recently when they visited Eastern Oklahoma State College for Mountaineer Mania.

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Eastern Oklahoma State College’s 2016 Prospect Pig Show Results

1/2/2017

Eastern Oklahoma State College hosted the annual Jackpot Prospect Pig Show Dec. 10 in the Goddard Building.

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Eastern’s PTK Society claims seventh consecutive victory in statewide voter registration contest

12/21/2016

Eastern Oklahoma State College’s Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) honor society recently earned its seventh consecutive victory in Oklahoma Campus Compact’s statewide voter registration competition.

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Harlem Ambassadors set to take on the Wilburton Outlaws Jan. 18

12/15/2016

The internationally-acclaimed Harlem Ambassadors are headed to Wilburton for a game against the Wilburton Outlaws on Jan. 18 at 7 p.m. in the C.C. Dunlap Field House at Eastern Oklahoma State College.

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Eastern Music Department welcomes Alaska & Madi for first-ever Performing Arts Series

12/14/2016

The Eastern Oklahoma State College Music Department will host its first-ever Performing Arts Series on Jan. 28 at 6 p.m.

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Eastern’s 2017 Jackpot Lamb and Goat Show set for Jan. 7

12/13/2016

Eastern Oklahoma State College will host its annual Jackpot Lamb and Goat Show on Saturday, Jan. 7 at 10 a.m.

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Moyers GEAR UP students tour Oklahoma State University

12/13/2016

Moyers GEAR UP students recently boarded a bus for a four–hour ride to Stillwater to tour Oklahoma State University.

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McAlester High School GEAR UP juniors tour Murray State College

12/13/2016

Fourteen McAlester GEAR UP juniors recently toured Murray State College (MSC) in Tishomingo.

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Spiro GEAR UP Senior students tour OU and visit the Oklahoma City National Memorial

12/13/2016

Spiro GEAR UP seniors recently toured the University of Oklahoma.

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Rattan GEAR UP students tour Murray State College

12/13/2016

Forty–five Rattan GEAR UP students recently traveled to Tishomingo to tour Murray State College (MSC).

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Antlers GEAR UP seniors tour Rose State College

12/13/2016

Nineteen Antlers GEAR UP seniors recently traveled to Midwest City to tour Rose State College.

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McAlester GEAR UP seniors tour Oklahoma State University

12/13/2016

Nineteen McAlester GEAR UP students recently toured Oklahoma State University (OSU) in Stillwater.

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Red Oak GEAR UP tours the University of Oklahoma

12/13/2016

Red Oak GEAR UP students recently traveled to Norman to tour the University of Oklahoma.

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Haileyville GEAR UP students tour Oklahoma State University

12/13/2016

“Been there, done that!” That’s what 39 Haileyville GEAR UP students can say after traveling to Stillwater to tour “The Home of the Brightest Orange,” Oklahoma State University.

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McCurtain GEAR UP students tour OU & visit Oklahoma City National Memorial

12/13/2016

McCurtain GEAR UP students recently toured the University of Oklahoma.

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Wilburton GEAR UP juniors tour Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology

12/13/2016

Wilburton GEAR UP juniors recently toured Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology in Okmulgee.

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Whitesboro GEAR UP students tour Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology

12/13/2016

Whitesboro GEAR UP students recently toured Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology in Okmulgee.

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LeFlore GEAR UP students tour at Southeastern

12/13/2016

LeFlore GEAR UP students recently traveled to Durant to tour the home of the Savage Storm, Southeastern Oklahoma State University (SOSU).

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Eastern reaches settlement agreement with U.S. Department of Education in response to 2014 program review

12/12/2016

Eastern Oklahoma State College has reached a settlement agreement with the U.S. Department of Education (DoE) following a standard program review in March 2014 that resulted in a request for substantial repayment of liabilities. The settlement agreement significantly reduces the amount Eastern had been asked to repay.

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Junior exhibitors place in Eastern’s 2016 Breakout Cattle Show

12/12/2016

Eastern Oklahoma State College recently hosted the 2016 Breakout Cattle Show in Wilburton.

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73rd Annual Southeastern Oklahoma Junior Livestock Show set for Jan. 19-21 in Wilburton

12/7/2016

The 73rd Annual Southeastern Oklahoma Junior Livestock Show is set for Jan. 19-21, 2017 at Eastern Oklahoma State College in Wilburton.

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Eastern to host 90th annual Candlelighting program Dec. 4

11/29/2016

Eastern Oklahoma State College’s Music Department will present its 90th Annual Candlelighting program Sunday, December 4 at 4:00 p.m. in Mitchell Auditorium.

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Eastern honors alumni during 2016 Homecoming celebration

11/21/2016

Eastern Oklahoma State College alumni from around the country returned to Wilburton this past weekend to take a trip down memory lane and celebrate their beloved alma mater. Three of those alumni, as well as a former student organization, were also honored during the college’s annual Homecoming Dinner.

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Panola GEAR UP students tour Bacone College in Muskogee

11/18/2016

Panola GEAR UP students recently traveled to Muskogee and toured Bacone College. Bacone College, an independent institution related to the American Baptist Churches, USA, maintains its commitment to serving American Indians within a culturally diverse community.

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Buffalo Valley students tour Southeastern Oklahoma State University

11/18/2016

Buffalo Valley GEAR UP students recently toured Southeastern Oklahoma State University, The Campus of a Thousand Magnolias.

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Clayton GEAR UP students tour Murray State College

11/18/2016

Forty Clayton High School juniors and seniors recently toured Murray State College (MSC) in Tishomingo.

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McAlester GEAR UP juniors tour Murray State College

11/18/2016

Thirty–nine McAlester GEAR UP students recently toured Murray State College (MSC) in Tishomingo.

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Hartshorne GEAR UP seniors attend college fair at EOSC

11/18/2016

Fifty-seven Hartshorne GEAR UP seniors recently attended Eastern Oklahoma State College’s college fair in Wilburton.

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Stringtown GEAR UP Students tour Oklahoma State University

11/18/2016

Twenty–six GEAR UP students from Stringtown recently traveled to Stillwater to tour Oklahoma State University.

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Spiro GEAR UP juniors tour OU and visit the Oklahoma City National Memorial

11/18/2016

GEAR UP Juniors from Spiro recently toured the University of Oklahoma in Norman.

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McAlester GEAR UP students tour Murray State College

11/18/2016

Fifty–three McAlester GEAR UP juniors recently toured Murray State College (MSC) in Tishomingo.

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Wilburton GEAR UP seniors tour the University of Arkansas—Fort Smith

11/18/2016

Wilburton High School GEAR UP seniors recently toured the University of Arkansas campus in Fort Smith (UAFS).

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Talihina GEAR UP seniors tour the University of Arkansas

11/18/2016

Talihina GEAR UP seniors recently traveled to Fayetteville to tour the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville.

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U.S. Department of Labor to present free seminars in McAlester

11/15/2016

The U.S. Department of Labor will present two seminars on Wednesday, Nov. 30 in the Auditorium at Eastern Oklahoma State College in McAlester. The event is free and open to the public.

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Eastern’s 2016 Prospect Pig Show set for Dec. 10

11/14/2016

Eastern Oklahoma State College will host its annual Prospect Pig Show on Saturday, Dec. 10 at 9 a.m.

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Eastern basketball victorious on Homecoming

11/14/2016

Many alumni from years past descended on Wilburton last Saturday to reconnect and watch Mountaineer basketball, and they were treated with a spectacular show.

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Eastern Theatre Department, students bring home honors from Kennedy Center Festival

11/10/2016

Eastern Oklahoma State College theatre students were recently honored for their performance in the Region 6 Arkansas State Festival for the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF).

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Eastern to honor veterans with free lunch and special program Nov. 11

11/4/2016

Eastern Oklahoma State College will host its annual Veterans Day Observance Friday, Nov. 11 in Mitchell Auditorium at 1:30 p.m.

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Eastern’s annual Homecoming celebration set for Nov. 7-12

11/1/2016

Eastern Oklahoma State College has planned a week of activities for alumni, students and the community during its annual Homecoming celebration in Wilburton.

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Eastern to honor alumni and others during annual Homecoming Awards Dinner Nov. 11

11/1/2016

Eastern Oklahoma State College’s Homecoming Awards Dinner is set for Friday, Nov. 11 at 6 p.m. in the Tourtellotte Student Center Ballroom. The annual event honors alumni, a former faculty member and those that have impacted the college’s history.

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GEAR UP Students Travel to Texas for Extraordinary Tours

10/27/2016

Early one October morning, 79 students and nine sponsors boarded two buses (one leaving from Poteau and one from McAlester) to travel to Texas for an exciting adventure provided by Eastern Oklahoma State College’s GEAR UP.

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Eastern’s 2016 Homecoming week to kick off with Community Chili Cook-Off Nov. 7

10/24/2016

Eastern Oklahoma State College’s 2016 Homecoming festivities will start with a Community Chili Cook-Off on Monday, Nov. 7 at 6:30 p.m. in the Goddard Building.

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Talihina GEAR UP seniors tour Southeastern Oklahoma State University

10/21/2016

Talihina senior GEAR UP students recently traveled to Durant to tour the home of the Savage Storm, Southeastern Oklahoma State University.

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Local Hartshorne GEAR UP juniors tour UCO

10/21/2016

Forty–five Hartshorne GEAR UP students recently toured the University of Central Oklahoma in Edmond.

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EOSC farm concludes 2016 Forage-Based Meat Goat Buck Test with Field Day

10/19/2016

Eastern Oklahoma State College, in partnership with the Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service and the National Kiko Association, recently conducted the 2016 Oklahoma Forage-Based Meat Goat Buck Test.

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Eastern to host community Halloween Carnival Oct. 27

10/18/2016

Eastern Oklahoma State College will host its annual Halloween Carnival Thursday, Oct. 27.

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Eastern Oklahoma State College awards more than $475,000 in scholarships to 192 students for the 2016-17 academic year

10/17/2016

Eastern Oklahoma State College has awarded more than $475,000 in scholarships to 192 students attending classes in Wilburton, McAlester, Idabel and Antlers for the 2016-17 academic year.

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Eastern’s 2016 Breakout Cattle Show set for Nov. 26

10/17/2016

Eastern Oklahoma State College will host its annual Breakout Cattle Show on Saturday, Nov. 26 at 10 a.m.

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Panama GEAR UP seniors visit Eskimo Joe’s and Tour OSU

10/17/2016

Thirty-one Panama High School seniors recently loaded onto a school bus to travel and tour Oklahoma State University.

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Eastern Homecoming festivities to include first Mountaineer 5K on Nov. 12

10/14/2016

Get ready to run in Eastern Oklahoma State College’s first Mountaineer 5K.

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GEAR UP Local Education Agency Representatives Attend 2016 Partnership Meeting

10/10/2016

Eastern Oklahoma State College’s GEAR UP (Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs) hosted its annual partnership meeting for area school teachers, counselors and administrators on September 28 at the E. E. Tourtellotte Student Center.

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Theatre Eastern to kick off season with “Eh?” Oct. 13-15

10/3/2016

Eastern Oklahoma State College’s first theatre production of the season will be Henry Livings’ award-winning comedy “Eh?”

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LeFlore junior & senior GEAR UP students tour Connors State College

9/30/2016

LeFlore GEAR UP students recently toured Connors State College in Warner.

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Eastern Music Department to present Fall Concert Oct. 6

9/28/2016

Eastern Oklahoma State College’s Music Department will present its annual Fall Concert Oct. 6 at 7 p.m. in Mitchell Auditorium in Wilburton.

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Eastern Baseball to host Fall Showcase Camp Oct. 29

9/27/2016

Eastern Oklahoma State College’s baseball program will host a Showcase Camp Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016 at 9 a.m.

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Eastern livestock judging teams compete at 2016 Tri-State Fair

9/27/2016

Eastern Oklahoma State College’s livestock judging team recently participated in the Tri-State Fair in Amarillo, Texas.

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Agriculture faculty/staff defeat students in annual softball game Sept. 20

9/22/2016

The Agriculture Faculty/Staff played the agriculture students in a friendly game of softball on Tuesday, Sept. 20.

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Aggie Club Hosts 2016 Barn Dance

9/21/2016

The Aggie Club held its first barn dance of the year for its members in the Goddard Building on Wednesday evening, Sept. 14.

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Area math and science teachers participate in T3 Teacher Leader Cadre

9/19/2016

Six area math and science teachers recently participated in a T3 GEAR UP Teacher Leader Cadre (TLC) training in Dallas, Texas.

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Eastern soccer competing well under new head coach

9/12/2016

Eastern Oklahoma State College Soccer brings the world's most popular sport to southeast Oklahoma, and this season has been kicked off on the right foot.

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Spiegel named to Top 100 Nurses in Oklahoma

9/8/2016

Eastern Oklahoma State College professor Heather Spiegel has been recognized as one of the top 100 nurses in the state by the Great 100 Nurses Foundation.

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Eastern to offer basic sausage making course Sept. 17

8/31/2016

Eastern Oklahoma State College will offer a day-long “Fresh/Cooked Sausage Processing” course on Saturday, Sept. 17 beginning at 8:30 a.m.

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Aggie Club elects new officers for 2016-17

8/29/2016

The Aggie Club held a cookout and elected its 2016-17 officers on Thursday, Aug. 25 at Robbers Cave State Park.

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Eastern soccer set to start season under new head coach Trevor Harmon

8/19/2016

Eastern Oklahoma State College soccer is set to get its season underway this month under the direction of new head coach Trevor Harmon.

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Aggie Club hosts 2016 Faculty-Student Cookout

8/18/2016

The Aggie Club kicked off the 2016-2017 school year by hosting its annual Agriculture faculty-student hamburger cookout.

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Area Math & Science Teachers Attend Three–Day Texas Instruments MathForward & Science BOOST Training

8/16/2016

While many area teachers were enjoying the lazy days of summer, 31 math and science teachers met on the McAlester campus of Eastern Oklahoma State College to attend the GEAR UP–sponsored three–day TI Navigator summer workshops.

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Eastern nursing graduates exceed national NCLEX pass rate

8/15/2016

Eastern Oklahoma State College’s 2016 nursing graduates achieved a 97 percent pass rate on the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN).

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Eastern Delegation Attends 2016 NCCEP/GEAR UP Annual Conference in Washington D.C.

8/8/2016

Thirty–one students, chaperones, Eastern staff and GEAR UP team members recently attended the 2016 NCCEP/GEAR UP Annual Conference.

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Eastern hires Kirk Kelley as head baseball coach

8/4/2016

Eastern Oklahoma State College has announced that Kirk Kelley will be the next head baseball coach for the Mountaineers. Kelley takes over for Craig Price, who recently resigned his position to pursue a career in real estate.

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Eastern to launch agri-business incubator with construction of second greenhouse, partnership with Symbiotic Aquaponic

8/2/2016

The success of Eastern’s first venture into aquaponics has resulted in the construction of a second greenhouse and the upcoming launch of a new Agri-Business Incubator facility in Wilburton.

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Eastern Oklahoma State College launches five fully online degree programs

7/8/2016

Eastern Oklahoma State College will launch five fully online degree programs beginning with the fall semester in August.

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Local eleventh and twelfth grade students “Start with a Goal” at Eastern Oklahoma State College’s GEAR UP summer college readiness camps

6/20/2016

Students from southeastern Oklahoma gathered at Eastern Oklahoma State College during the month of June to develop their leadership skills, give back to their community, and begin their journey to college.

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Eastern Baseball to host Showcase Camp June 26

6/16/2016

Eastern Oklahoma State College’s baseball program will host a Showcase Camp Sunday, June 26, 2016 at 2 p.m.

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Eastern to offer a ranch management degree in stocker operations beginning this fall

6/14/2016

Eastern Oklahoma State College will offer a new ranch management degree in stocker operations beginning in August. The program will offer students hands-on training in the stocker cattle industry.

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Eastern to host Summer Slam basketball tournament June 18

6/7/2016

Eastern Oklahoma State College will host a 3-on-3 basketball tournament this summer in Wilburton.

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EOSC Development Foundation receives $50,000 gift from Masonic Fraternity of Oklahoma

6/2/2016

The Eastern Oklahoma State College Development Foundation recently received a $50,000 gift from The Masonic Fraternity of Oklahoma.

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North and South basketball teams split victories during Eastern’s 44th annual Kiamichi All-Star Classic

5/31/2016

The North and South teams split the victories in the basketball games during Eastern Oklahoma State College’s 44th annual Kiamichi All-Star Classic on May 27.

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Eastern to host Softball All-Skills Camp July 11-12

5/24/2016

Eastern Oklahoma State College is set to host a Softball All-Skills Camp for elementary students in 1st through 12th grade July 11-12.

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Eastern to host youth summer basketball camp June 20-22

5/24/2016

Eastern Oklahoma State College will host a summer youth basketball camp for students ages 6 through 14 June 20-22.

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Area athletes to play in Eastern’s 44th annual Kiamichi All-Star Classic

5/23/2016

Eastern Oklahoma State College will host the 44th annual Kiamichi All-Star Classic sports competition May 27 and May 28 in Wilburton.

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Eastern wins NJCAA Region II Baseball Tournament; headed to New Orleans for South Central District Tournament May 20-22

5/16/2016

After going through the consolation bracket to reach the NJCAA Region tournament championship, the Mountaineers took a 7-6 win against Connors State — ranked No. 7 nationally — on Sunday at Woodward to force a decisive second game, where they ran away with a 20-6 win to clinch the region title.

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Eastern students presented Larry Stone Award at 48th Annual Athletic Awards Reception

5/16/2016

Eastern Oklahoma State College sophomores Zach Fowler and Mykaela Jones were recently recognized as this year’s recipients of the Larry Stone Award.

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Outstanding graduates honored during Eastern’s 2016 Commencement Ceremony

5/12/2016

Eastern Oklahoma State College recognized six Outstanding Graduates during the college’s Commencement Ceremony on May 6 in Wilburton. One graduate from each of the six college divisions is selected each year for the honor.

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Panama GEAR UP sophomores visit the Sherwin Miller Museum of Jewish Art in Tulsa

5/11/2016

Thirty-seven Panama GEAR UP sophomores recently visited the Sherwin Miller Museum of Jewish Art in Tulsa.

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Panama GEAR UP sophomores tour UCO

5/11/2016

Thirty–six GEAR UP sophomores from Panama High School recently toured the campus of the University of Central Oklahoma in Edmond.

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Pittsburg GEAR UP students learn about bone identification & the forensics of bones

5/11/2016

Eighteen Pittsburg High School GEAR UP students recently toured the Museum of Osteology in Oklahoma City.

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Hartshorne Juniors Tour UAFS and the Fort Smith National Historic Site

5/11/2016

Forty–five GEAR UP juniors from Hartshorne recently toured the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith (UAFS) and the Fort Smith National Historic Site.

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Indianola GEAR UP students visit O.K.C. Science Museum

5/11/2016

Indianola GEAR UP students recently visited the Science Museum Oklahoma in Oklahoma City.

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Quinton GEAR UP students tour OSU–IT

5/11/2016

Sophomore and junior GEAR UP students at Quinton High School recently traveled to Okmulgee to tour the campus of Oklahoma State University–Institute of Technology.

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Whitesboro GEAR UP Students Tour Northeastern State University

5/11/2016

Whitesboro GEAR UP students recently toured Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, OK.

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Eastern awards degrees to Class of 2016

5/10/2016

During the past academic year, 286 area students earned their degree or certificate from Eastern Oklahoma State College.

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Students inducted into national honor society this spring

5/10/2016

This spring, a group of 30 high achieving Eastern Oklahoma State College students were inducted into the national honor society Phi Theta Kappa during a campus ceremony in Wilburton.

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Eastern awards degrees to 286 graduates during Commencement Ceremony May 6

5/9/2016

Eastern Oklahoma State College awarded degrees to 286 graduates during its Commencement Ceremony May 6 in Wilburton.

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$1 million gift from Tourtellotte family creates endowed scholarships and faculty chair at Eastern Oklahoma State College

4/29/2016

Eastern Oklahoma State College announced today a $1 million gift from Pete Tourtellotte and his family in honor of their father, former president E.E. Tourtellotte. The gift will create the largest endowed scholarship in Eastern’s history and fund the college’s first endowed faculty chair.

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Aquaponic certificate course to be hosted May 28

4/26/2016

A one-day aquaponic certificate course will be offered Saturday, May 28 at Eastern Oklahoma State College in Wilburton.

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ConocoPhillips engineer to deliver keynote address at Eastern Commencement on May 6

4/25/2016

Eastern Oklahoma State College alumnus Edward G. Stokes will return to his alma mater as the keynote speaker for this year’s Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 6 at 7 p.m. in the C.C. Dunlap Field House in Wilburton.

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Antlers GEAR UP Juniors visit the Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum

4/22/2016

GEAR UP juniors from Antlers recently visited the Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum.

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Canadian GEAR UP students tour Northeastern State University

4/22/2016

Canadian GEAR UP students recently traveled to Tahlequah to tour the beautiful campus of Northeastern State University at the foot of the Ozark Hills.

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Crowder GEAR UP students tour Platt College

4/22/2016

Crowder GEAR UP students boarded a school bus very early recently to travel to Tulsa and tour Platt College.

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Keota sophomore GEAR UP students tour East Central University

4/22/2016

Nine GEAR UP sophomores from Keota High School recently toured the campus of East Central University in Ada.

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McAlester GEAR UP students tour Tulsa Community College—SE Campus

4/22/2016

Thirty–nine members of Mrs. Penny Oss’ morning English classes at McAlester High School recently traveled to Tulsa to tour Tulsa Community College—SE campus.

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McAlester High School GEAR UP students tour the University of Central Oklahoma and the Oklahoma State Capitol

4/22/2016

Sixteen GEAR UP students from McAlester High School recently traveled to Edmond to tour the University of Central Oklahoma.

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Eastern Agriculture to host Barn Bash May 7

4/21/2016

Eastern Oklahoma State College’s Agriculture Department will host a Barn Bash with barbecue, dancing, prizes and live entertainment on May 7 at 6:30 p.m. in the Goddard Show Barn Complex.

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Eastern Expressions and Crowder Revolution to present joint rock concert April 29

4/18/2016

The Eastern Expressions are collaborating with Crowder High School’s show band, the Crowder Revolution, for a joint rock concert at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 29 in Eastern Oklahoma State College’s Mitchell Auditorium.

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Eastern Oklahoma State College to announce gift in honor of former college president

4/15/2016

Eastern Oklahoma State College will announce a major gift on Friday, April 29 in honor of a former president of the institution.

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New student enrollment for summer and fall opens April 19

4/12/2016

New student enrollment for the summer and fall semesters at Eastern Oklahoma State College opens Tuesday, April 19.

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Eastern students named to 2016 All-Oklahoma Academic Team, receive scholarships and tuition waivers

4/5/2016

Three Eastern Oklahoma State College students were recently recognized for their outstanding academic success at a special luncheon hosted by the Oklahoma Association of Community Colleges at the State Capitol.

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Area students place in Eastern’s 37th Annual Scholastic Contest

4/5/2016

Eastern Oklahoma State College hosted the 37th Annual Scholastic Contest on April 5 in Wilburton. There were 46 participating schools for 31 academic tests. Twenty-two schools competed in Division I, 11 schools in Division II and 13 schools in Division III.

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Commander talks terrorism, geo-politics, encourages critical thinking during Rothbaum lecture

4/4/2016

With terrorism and national security taking center stage during the presidential campaign, March 30, the leader of McAlester Army Ammunition Plant encouraged Eastern Oklahoma State College students to be critical listeners and to make a difference in the world with their vote.

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State Regents recognize partnership between Eastern and Symbiotic Aquaponic

4/1/2016

Twenty-eight business and education partnerships throughout the state were recently recognized innovative collaborations that further the education of Oklahoma’s workforce.

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Results of the 2016 FFA Interscholastic Contest

3/30/2016

Click each link to download the results of the Eastern Oklahoma State College 2016 FFA Interscholastic Contest from March 25-26.

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Col. Sean Herron to discuss terrorism and national security during Eastern lectureship series on March 30

3/22/2016

Col. Sean Herron, commander of the McAlester Army Ammunition Plant (MCAAP), will be the speaker for Eastern Oklahoma State College’s 12th Julian J. Rothbaum Distinguished Lectureship Series on Wednesday, March 30 in Wilburton. The event, which is free and open to the public, will take place at 11 a.m. in Mitchell Auditorium.

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Eastern to host annual Ag Youth Camp June 15-17

3/22/2016

Eastern Oklahoma College’s annual Agriculture Youth Camp is set for June 15-17 in Wilburton.

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College Night set for March 29 in McAlester

3/10/2016

Students interested in attending college in McAlester this fall will have the opportunity to explore their options at College Night on Tuesday, March 29 from 4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Eastern Oklahoma State College in McAlester.

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Eastern GEAR UP teachers attend T3 International Conference in Orlando

3/9/2016

Four area math and science teachers from Eastern Oklahoma State College GEAR UP partner schools along with Eastern’s GEAR UP Project Director attended the 2016 Teachers Teaching with Technology (T3) International Conference in Orlando, Florida, as guests of Texas Instruments.

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Spiro GEAR UP juniors visit the Sherwin Miller Museum of Jewish Art in Tulsa

3/9/2016

Twenty Spiro GEAR UP juniors recently visited the Sherwin Miller Museum of Jewish Art in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

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Antlers GEAR UP students visit Dallas Holocaust Museum/Center for Education and Tolerance

3/9/2016

Antlers GEAR UP sophomores recently visited the Dallas Holocaust Museum/Center for Education and Tolerance.

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Hartshorne GEAR UP sophomores visit the Oklahoma State Capitol

3/8/2016

GEAR UP students from Hartshorne High School were in for a historical treat recently when they toured the Oklahoma State Capitol.

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Eastern Music Department to present Spring Concert March 10

3/7/2016

Eastern Oklahoma State College’s Music Department will present its annual Spring Concert at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 10 in Mitchell Auditorium.

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Local students place in 72nd annual Southeast District Livestock Show

3/2/2016

Hundreds of students from across the state recently competed in the 72nd annual Southeast District Livestock Show at Eastern Oklahoma State College in Wilburton.

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Eastern’s Sapphire Ball breaks record by raising more than $23,000 for student scholarships

3/2/2016

Eastern Oklahoma State College’s annual Sapphire Ball raised a record-setting $23,724 this year, bringing the event’s five-year total to more than $70,000 raised for student scholarships.

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Eastern addressing state revenue failure and reduced funding

2/29/2016

Eastern Oklahoma State College is implementing immediate budget cuts in response to the state’s revenue failure and reduced funding of more than $347,000 since January. An additional mid-year cut is expected in March.

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Savanna GEAR UP students tour the Dallas Holocaust Museum

2/26/2016

Thirty–two GEAR UP students from Savanna High School recently toured the Dallas Holocaust Museum/Center for Education & Tolerance.

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Stringtown High School GEAR UP Students Tour Dallas Holocaust Museum

2/26/2016

– Stringtown GEAR UP students loaded on a school bus early in the morning and took a long ride to Plano, Texas, where they were treated to a great lunch.

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Hartshorne sophomores visit Connors State College

2/26/2016

Students from Hartshorne High School were in for a treat when they recently toured Connors State College in Warner.

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Eastern fondly remembers former Eastern coach and FCA founder Don McClanen following his death at 91

2/22/2016

Members of the Eastern Oklahoma State College community are fondly remembering former basketball coach and athletic director Don McClanen who passed at the age of 91 on Feb. 16. McClanen was best known as the founder of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, an international organization that began as a movement at Eastern in 1954.

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Indianola GEAR UP students tour Platt College

2/19/2016

Students from Indianola recently traveled to Tulsa to visit Platt College.

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McAlester GEAR UP students tour UCO & the State Capitol

2/19/2016

Twenty–five McAlester High School sophomore and junior GEAR UP students (mostly MHS football players) braved the cold, blistering wind to tour the University of Central Oklahoma campus in Edmond.

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Eastern Regent Loise Washington to make presentation Feb. 24 in honor of Black History Month

2/18/2016

Eastern Oklahoma State College will celebrate Black History Month on Wednesday, Feb. 24 with a presentation titled “The Importance of Education, Dedication and Attitude” by Regent Loise Washington.

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Aquaponic certificate course to be hosted Feb. 27

2/16/2016

A one-day aquaponic certificate course will be offered Saturday, Feb. 27 at Eastern Oklahoma State College in Wilburton.

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Eastern’s GEAR UP team attends 2016 NCCEP/GEAR UP capacity-building workshop

2/16/2016

New Orleans, Louisiana, was the site of the 2016 NCCEP/GEAR UP Capacity Building Workshop.

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Eastern's 2016 FFA Interscholastic Contest set for March 25-26

2/5/2016

Eastern Oklahoma State College will host the annual FFA Interscholastic Contest March 25 in Wilburton. The Livestock Judging Contest will take place on March 26 in the Goddard Building in Wilburton.

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EOSC’s Children’s Theatre to present “Totally RED!”

2/5/2016

Eastern Oklahoma State College’s Children’s Theatre will present two performances of “Totally RED!” by Dinah Toups, with shows scheduled Feb. 10 and 11 at 6 p.m. in the Johnnie Wray Theatre located in Pratt Hall.

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EOSC launches new online scholarship application AwardSpring

1/29/2016

Eastern Oklahoma State College has launched a new online scholarship application to make it easier for current and prospective students to apply for funds.

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Eastern’s 2016 Sapphire Ball scholarship fundraiser set for Feb. 20

1/25/2016

Eastern Oklahoma State College will host its seventh annual Sapphire Ball on Saturday, Feb. 20 in the Student Center Ballroom in Wilburton. The annual black-tie event honors supporters of the college while raising funds for student scholarships.

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Higher education chancellor visits southeast Oklahoma to present 2016 legislative agenda

1/22/2016

Strengthening Oklahoma’s workforce pipeline through degree and certificate completion continues to be the state system of higher education’s top priority. That was the message delivered by Chancellor Glen D. Johnson as he presented the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education’s FY 2016 legislative agenda to an audience of lawmakers, community leaders and educators in Krebs on Jan. 22.

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Eastern announces fall 2015 honor rolls

1/15/2016

Eastern Oklahoma State College has announced honor rolls for the fall 2015 semester.

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Eastern Oklahoma State College 2016 Sheep & Goat Show Results

1/13/2016

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Eastern Oklahoma State College GEAR UP sponsors free Chad Cargill ACT Test Prep Workshop for GEAR UP sophomores

1/6/2016

Four hundred seventy–six area high school sophomores from 24 schools learned how to better prepare for the ACT as they attended a three–hour ACT and Character Building Workshop presented by Chad Cargill, founder and president of Cargill Consulting.

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72nd Annual Southeastern Oklahoma Junior Livestock Show set for Jan. 21-23 in Wilburton

1/4/2016

The 72nd Annual Southeastern Oklahoma Junior Livestock Show is set for January 21-23 at Eastern Oklahoma State College in Wilburton. The show is jointly sponsored by the Wilburton Lions Club and the Eastern Agriculture Division.

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Eastern’s PTK Society claims sixth consecutive victory in statewide voter registration contest

12/22/2015

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EOSC president visits with student leaders in Idabel

12/17/2015

Eastern Oklahoma State College administrators recently met with a group of student leaders attending EOSC classes on the Southeastern McCurtain County Campus in Idabel to discuss their experiences and plans for the future.

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Eastern Oklahoma State College 2015 Prospect Pig Show Results

12/15/2015

Eastern Oklahoma State College hosted the annual Jackpot Prospect Pig Show Dec. 12 in the Goddard Building.

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Eastern students inducted into international academic honor society

12/14/2015

A group of 35 Eastern students recently qualified to join Phi Theta Kappa, the prestigious academic honor society for associate degree programs and institutions.

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Aggie Club participates in Salvation Army Christmas Kettle Campaign

12/14/2015

Members of the Aggie Club assisted the Salvation Army with their annual Christmas Kettle Campaign Dec. 2 and 3.

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Eastern Oklahoma State College Breakout Cattle Show Results

12/7/2015

Heifer Show, Steer Show and Progress Steers

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Eastern to self-impose one-game suspension following incident

12/4/2015

Eastern Oklahoma State College will self-impose a one-game suspension of the men’s basketball team following a confrontation with Seminole State College players after Thursday night's game in Wilburton.

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Eastern to celebrate the holiday season with joint theatre and music productions on Dec. 6

12/1/2015

It’s time to celebrate the holiday season with a joint theatre and music production at Eastern Oklahoma State College on Sunday, Dec. 6. Eastern will present “It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play" and the 89th Annual Candlelighting program beginning at 2 p.m. in Mitchell Auditorium in Wilburton. The event is free and open to the public.

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Local high school teams to compete in Eastern’s annual invitational basketball tournament Dec. 7-12

11/30/2015

Eastern Oklahoma State College will host its annual high school invitational basketball tournament Dec. 7-12 in Wilburton.

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Eastern alumni honored during 2015 Homecoming Awards Dinner

11/22/2015

Each year during Homecoming, Eastern Oklahoma State College recognizes individuals and organizations for their success, service or impact on the college’s history.

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Hartshorne Junior GEAR UP students tour Connors State College

11/20/2015

Hartshorne junior GEAR UP students recently toured Connors State College in Warner, OK.

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McAlester High School GEAR UP Students Tour UAFS & Connors State College

11/20/2015

Forty–three McAlester High School sophomore and junior GEAR UP students recently boarded a bus early in the morning bound for Fort Smith, AR, the home of the University of Arkansas—Ft. Smith Lions.

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Canadian High School GEAR UP students visit the Sam Noble Museum of Natural History

11/20/2015

Canadian High School GEAR UP recently toured the Sam Noble Museum of Natural History located on the University of Oklahoma campus in Norman.

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McAlester GEAR UP sophomores and juniors tour UAFS & CSC

11/20/2015

McAlester High School students had a full day of activity recently as they traveled to Ft. Smith, Arkansas, to tour the University of Arkansas at Ft. Smith (UAFS) and to Warner, Oklahoma, to tour Connors State College (CSC).

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Fifty–five Antlers GEAR UP sophomores tour East Central University

11/20/2015

Fifty–five GEAR UP sophomores from Antlers High School recently traveled to Ada to tour the East Central University campus.

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EOSC 2016 Jackpot Lamb and Goat Show set for Jan. 9

11/19/2015

Eastern Oklahoma State College will host a Jackpot Lamb and Goat Show on Saturday, Jan. 9.

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LeFlore teacher finds freshwater jellyfish and zoology students study them

11/19/2015

When Tracy Loyd launched his boat and began another day of fishing, little did he know that he would have an unusual find in Lake Wister that would lead to an adventure for LeFlore High School students.

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EOSC 2015 Jackpot Prospect Pig Show scheduled for Dec. 12

11/17/2015

Eastern Oklahoma State College will host a Jackpot Prospect Pig Show on Saturday, Dec. 12.

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EOSC 2015 Breakout Cattle Show set for Nov. 28

11/9/2015

Eastern Oklahoma State College will host its annual Breakout Cattle Show on Saturday, Nov. 28.

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Eastern’s annual Homecoming Awards Dinner set for Nov. 13

11/2/2015

Eastern Oklahoma State College’s Homecoming Awards Dinner is set for Friday, Nov. 13 at 6 p.m. in the Student Center Ballroom. The annual event honors alumni, a former faculty member and those that have impacted the college’s history.

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Eastern theatre students honored at Kennedy Center Festival

10/29/2015

Eastern Oklahoma State College theatre students were recently honored for their participation in the Region 6 Arkansas State Festival for the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF).

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Haileyville GEAR UP students visit the University of Arkansas at Ft. Smith

10/28/2015

As many students were settling in for their third period class, sophomores and juniors from Haileyville were visiting one of the most acclaimed college campus, the University of Arkansas Fort Smith.

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Bokoshe GEAR UP students tour Carl Albert State College & the LeFlore County Museum

10/28/2015

Eighteen Bokoshe High School GEAR UP students recently traveled to Poteau to tour the Carl Albert State College campus.

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Wilburton junior GEAR UP students tour Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology

10/28/2015

Wilburton junior GEAR UP students recently toured Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology in Okmulgee.

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McAlester High School GEAR UP students tour UCO and the State Capitol

10/28/2015

The University of Central Oklahoma in Edmond was the site of a recent college/university tour for 31 McAlester High School GEAR UP sophomores and juniors.

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Eastern’s annual Homecoming celebration set for Nov. 9-14

10/27/2015

Eastern Oklahoma State College has planned a week of activities for alumni, students and the community during its annual Homecoming celebration in Wilburton.

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Eastern Oklahoma State College awards nearly $500,000 in scholarships to 148 area students for the 2015-16 academic year

10/26/2015

Eastern Oklahoma State College has provided nearly $500,000 in scholarships to 148 area students attending classes in Wilburton, McAlester, Idabel and Antlers for the 2015-16 academic year.

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EOSC Homecoming festivities start with Community Chili Cook-Off Nov. 9

10/26/2015

Eastern Oklahoma State College will kick off its 2015 Homecoming festivities with a Community Chili Cook-Off on Monday, Nov. 9 at 6:30 p.m. in the Goddard Building.

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Eastern to open basketball season Nov. 2 in Wilburton

10/26/2015

Eastern Oklahoma State College basketball fans will get their first look at the 2015-16 teams on Monday, Nov. 2 in Wilburton.

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Quinton GEAR UP students tour the Tulsa Air and Space Museum

10/26/2015

Quinton GEAR UP students recently toured the Tulsa Air and Space Museum.

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Pittsburg GEAR UP students visit the University of Tulsa

10/26/2015

Seventeen Pittsburg GEAR UP students recently traveled to the campus of the University of Tulsa.

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Spiro GEAR UP sophomores tour East Central University

10/26/2015

Forty–six GEAR UP sophomores from Spiro High School recently toured the campus of East Central University in Ada.

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Keota GEAR UP juniors visit Eskimo Joe’s and tour OSU

10/26/2015

Thirteen Keota High School juniors recently loaded onto a school bus to travel and tour Oklahoma State University.

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Wilburton GEAR UP sophomores tour East Central University

10/26/2015

Wilburton sophomore GEAR UP students recently toured East Central University in Ada.

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Panola GEAR UP students tour the University of Arkansas–Fort Smith

10/26/2015

Panola GEAR UP students recently toured the University of Arkansas campus in Fort Smith, AR.

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Eastern soil judging team places second at Region III contest

10/25/2015

Eastern’s soil judging team recently placed second at the Region III Soils Contest in Columbus, IN.

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McAlester High School GEAR UP students visit UCO and the Oklahoma State Capitol

10/25/2015

Fifty–eight GEAR UP sophomores and juniors from McAlester High School recently embarked on a challenging tour of the University of Central Oklahoma campus in Edmond.

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Eastern to host community Halloween Carnival Oct. 29

10/23/2015

Eastern Oklahoma State College will host its Halloween Carnival Thursday, Oct. 29

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Moyers GEAR UP students visit Dallas Holocaust Museum/Center for Education and Tolerance

10/23/2015

Moyers GEAR UP sophomores and juniors recently visited the Dallas Holocaust Museum/Center for Education and Tolerance.

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Antlers High School Junior GEAR UP Students Visit UCO

10/22/2015

Thirty–six juniors from Antlers High School recently visited the University of Central Oklahoma in Edmond.

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Arel Moodie encourages GEAR UP students to be best they can be

10/22/2015

In celebration of National GEAR UP Week, best–selling author and speaker Arel Moodie spoke to over 1,200 students in the program at the McAlester Expo Center.

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Crowder GEAR UP sophomores and juniors tour TASM

10/22/2015

Sophomore and junior GEAR UP students from Crowder High School recently toured the Tulsa Air and Space Museum and Planetarium (TASM).

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Red Oak GEAR UP students tour Northeastern State University

10/22/2015

Red Oak sophomore and junior GEAR UP students recently toured Northeastern State University in Tahlequah.

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GEAR UP Juniors from Atoka High School tour Murray State College

10/21/2015

Murray State College in Tishomingo was the destination for Atoka High School GEAR UP juniors for a college tour.

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GEAR UP local education agency representatives attend 2015 partnership meeting

10/21/2015

Eastern Oklahoma State College’s GEAR UP program hosted its annual partnership meeting for area school teachers, counselors and administrators on Oct. 7.

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EOSC farm conducts 2015 forage-based meat goat buck test

10/12/2015

Eastern Oklahoma State College, in partnership with the Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service, recently conducted the 2015 Oklahoma Forage-Based Meat Goat Buck Test.

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October aquaponic certificate class open to the public

10/6/2015

The public is invited to participate in a one-day aquaponic certificate class hosted at Eastern Oklahoma State College in Wilburton, OK.

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Eastern to host annual Fall Concert Oct. 8

10/5/2015

Eastern Oklahoma State College’s Music Department will host its annual Fall Concert Oct. 8 at 7 p.m. in Mitchell Auditorium.

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Eastern Theatre Department announces 2015-16 season

9/30/2015

Eastern Oklahoma State College’s Theatre Department has announced the schedule for the 2015-16 season.

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GEAR UP program brings technology into local classrooms

9/27/2015

Math and science teachers from GEAR UP partner schools attended a one–day workshop and received a Mobi View and training compliments of Eastern Oklahoma State College’s GEAR UP for Success grant program.

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Theatre Eastern to open season with “Gruesome Playground Injuries” Oct. 2-4

9/27/2015

Eastern Oklahoma State College’s Theatre Department will open its season with Rajiv Joseph’s “Gruesome Playground Injuries.”

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Eastern Aggie Club hosts 2015 Barn Dance

9/22/2015

The Aggie Club held a barn dance for its members in the Goddard Building on Thursday evening, Sept. 17.

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Eastern Baseball to host Showcase Camp Oct. 18

9/11/2015

Eastern Oklahoma State College’s baseball program will host a Showcase Camp Sunday, Oct. 18, 2015 at 2 p.m.

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Eastern PBL students compete at 2015 Nationals

9/9/2015

Eastern Oklahoma State College students recently attended the 2015 Phi Beta Lambda National Leadership Conference in Chicago, IL.

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Former Mountaineers find success in professional baseball

9/8/2015

Six former Eastern Oklahoma State College Mountaineers have found success in their post-collegiate careers and are currently playing professional baseball.

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Five new faculty members join Eastern Oklahoma State College

9/3/2015

Five new full-time faculty members began teaching classes at Eastern Oklahoma State College this fall.

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Eastern to host first home soccer game Saturday against Pratt Community College

9/1/2015

Eastern Oklahoma State College will host its first home soccer games of the season Saturday, Sept. 5 in Wilburton.

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Eastern baseball coach makes TCL history

9/1/2015

One of McAlester’s own continues making history.

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Aggie Club Elects New Officers for 2015-2016

8/28/2015

The Aggie Club held a cookout and elected its 2015-2016 officers on Thursday, August 27 at Robbers Cave State Park.

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Aggie Club Hosts Pool Party 2015

8/28/2015

The Aggie Club held a Pool Party at the Robbers Cave State Park swimming pool on Thursday evening, August 20.

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U.S. Department of Education program review results in significant repayment of liabilities for Eastern Oklahoma State College

8/26/2015

Eastern Oklahoma State College has been asked to repay significant liabilities to the U.S. Department of Education (DoE) following a standard program review that resulted in four findings claiming ineligible students received federal Title IV funds. The college is in the process of appealing portions of the final report, which was received this week.

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Eastern promotes White to head softball coach and adds assistant coaches to staff

8/25/2015

Eastern Oklahoma State College has named former assistant coach and Eastern alumna Kendra White as the new head softball coach. White takes over for longtime coach Andy Mace who retired this year after 34 years at Eastern.

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Eastern to host free soccer clinic Aug. 29

8/24/2015

Eastern Oklahoma State College will host a free soccer clinic on Saturday, Aug. 29 for youth ages six to 12 years old.

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Aggie Club hosts annual cookout

8/14/2015

The Aggie Club kicked off the 2015-2016 school year by hosting its annual Agriculture faculty-student hamburger cookout.

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Eastern administrators selected to serve as advisors for national College Board

8/11/2015

Two Eastern Oklahoma State College administrators have been selected to serve as advisors for The College Board, a national not-for-profit organization devoted to preparing students for and propelling them toward college success.

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Eastern Delegation attends GEAR UP Conference in San Francisco

8/5/2015

A delegation of 10 GEAR UP team members and the president of Eastern Oklahoma State College recently attended the Annual National Council for Community and Education Partnerships and GEAR UP Conference in San Francisco, Calif.

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High school students learned to “ASPIRE Higher” at Eastern Oklahoma State College’s GEAR UP summer college readiness camps

8/6/2015

Rising sophomores and juniors from Oklahoma gathered at Eastern Oklahoma State College to attend four college readiness camps called ASIPRE Higher.

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Area students named to Eastern’s spring 2015 President’s and Dean’s Honor Rolls

7/8/2015

Eastern Oklahoma State College has announced honor rolls for the spring 2015 semester.

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Soccer Move-In Day Set for Aug. 1

6/30/2015

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Eastern names new vice president as longtime educator retires

6/29/2015

After a national search, Eastern Oklahoma State College has named Dr. Janet Wansick of McAlester as vice president of Academic Affairs. Wansick will succeed Dr. Karen Harrison, who is retiring after 17 years of service at Eastern.

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Mouser sworn in as member of the Eastern Oklahoma State College Board of Regents

6/23/2015

Bobby Mouser of Stigler was recently appointed to serve a seven-year term as a new member of the Eastern Oklahoma State College Board of Regents. He was sworn in at the Board’s June meeting by Oklahoma Associate District Judge Bill Welch.

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Eastern to host softball camp July 13-14 in Wilburton

6/22/2015

Eastern Oklahoma State College will host an all-skills softball camp July 13-14 at the Mountaineer Softball Field in Wilburton.

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Eastern to host summer baseball Showcase Camp on July 7th

6/17/2015

Eastern Oklahoma State College is set to host the Showcase Camp for graduating high school seniors and juniors in the region.

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Aquaponic certificate course set for June 20 in Wilburton

6/9/2015

A popular one-day aquaponic certificate course will be offered on Saturday, June 20 at Eastern Oklahoma State College in Wilburton.

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Eastern to host summer softball and baseball camps

5/28/2015

Eastern Oklahoma State College is set to host summer softball and baseball camps for youth ages of five to 12 years old.

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Eastern set to host youth summer basketball camp

5/27/2015

Eastern Oklahoma State College will host a summer youth basketball camp for boys and girls on June 22-24.

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Eastern Aggie Club announces new leaders

5/27/2015

Kelsey Chambers and Lane Williams are this year’s new Aggie Club leaders.

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South teams win Eastern’s 43rd annual Kiamichi All-Star Classic basketball games

5/27/2015

The Southern teams are dominant for the second year in a row for Eastern Oklahoma State College’s 43rd annual Kiamichi All-Star Classic basketball games in Wilburton.

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Eastern to host annual Ag Youth Camp June 17-19

5/22/2015

Eastern Oklahoma College’s annual Agriculture Youth Camp is set for June 17-19 in Wilburton.

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CANCELED - Eastern Baseball Showcase Camp Rescheduled for May 31

5/19/2015

Eastern Oklahoma State College will host a Showcase Camp for graduating high school seniors and juniors in the region on Sunday, May 31 at 2 p.m. in Wilburton.

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Nearly 300 area students earn degrees from Eastern Oklahoma State College

5/18/2015

During the past academic year, 295 area students earned their degree or certificate from Eastern Oklahoma State College.

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Local athletes to play in Eastern’s 43rd annual Kiamichi All-Star Classic

5/18/2015

Eastern Oklahoma State College will host the 43rd annual Kiamichi All-Star Classic sports competition May 22 and May 30 in Wilburton. Area high school players will compete for either the North or South teams in basketball, softball and baseball.

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Outstanding graduates honored during Eastern’s 2015 Commencement Ceremony

5/12/2015

Eastern Oklahoma State College recognized six Outstanding Graduates during the college’s Commencement Ceremony on May 8 in Wilburton. One graduate from each of the six college divisions is selected each year for the honor.

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Eastern awards degrees to nearly 300 graduates during Commencement Ceremony May 8

5/11/2015

Eastern Oklahoma State College awarded degrees to 297 graduates during its Commencement Ceremony May 8 in Wilburton. Commencement speaker Dr. Billye Givens, an Eastern alumnus and longtime faculty member, encouraged the Class of 2015 to share their knowledge and gifts during her remarks.

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Eastern students to compete at national PBL conference after earning state awards

5/8/2015

Eastern Oklahoma State College’s Phi Beta Lamda (PBL) student organization recently earned several awards at the annual PBL State Leadership Conference at Tulsa Community College. The students will compete at the PBL National Competition June 24-27 in Chicago, Illinois.

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Eastern students receive Larry Stone award at 47th Annual Athletic Awards Reception

5/6/2015

Eastern Oklahoma State College sophomores Hannah Truitt and Kylar Robertson are this year’s recipients of the Larry Stone Award.

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Eastern set to play in Region II baseball tournament in Midwest City

5/5/2015

Eastern Oklahoma State College is currently tied for second place in Region II baseball and will have a chance to compete in the first round of the championship tournament on May 7 at noon in Midwest City.

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Eastern's GEAR UP team attends 2015 NCCEP GEAR UP Capacity-Building Workshop

5/1/2015

Seven members of the Eastern Oklahoma State College GEAR UP for Success team joined over 1,200 GEAR UP professionals from across the nation at the 2015 Capacity Building Workshop in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Eastern Oklahoma State College to host open house enrollment event May 6 in Antlers

4/24/2015

Eastern Oklahoma State College will host an open enrollment event in Antlers on Wednesday, May 6 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. The event will take place at the Kiamichi Technology Center, where Eastern provides classes.

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Danish students visit Eastern Oklahoma State College for cultural exchange program

4/24/2015

For the second consecutive year, Danish students from Silkeborg Business College in Denmark visited Eastern Oklahoma State College in Wilburton for a one-week cultural exchange program.

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Eastern students inducted into Phi Theta Kappa honor society

4/21/2015

A group of 29 high-achieving Eastern Oklahoma State College students were recently inducted into the national honor society Phi Theta Kappa during a campus ceremony in Wilburton.

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OETA shows prescreening of Oklahoma City Bombing documentary at McAlester campus

4/21/2015

Members from the Oklahoma Educational Television Association (OETA) and The Oklahoman visited Eastern Oklahoma State College’s McAlester campus to show a prescreening of their new documentary “Resilience.”

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Eastern’s former Agriculture Division Dean receives Governor’s Public Service Award

4/21/2015

Eastern Oklahoma State College’s longtime Agriculture Division Dean Leland Walker recently received the Governor’s Outstanding Public Service in Agriculture Award.

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Eastern Oklahoma State College’s Dean of Language and Humanities to address graduates at college Commencement on May 8

4/20/2015

Dr. Billye Givens, Eastern Oklahoma State College alumna and Dean of the Language and Humanities Division, will be the keynote speaker for the college’s Commencement Ceremony on May 8 at 7 p.m. in the C.C. Dunlap Field House in Wilburton.

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Eastern agriculture students earn two national championships at NACTA competition

4/16/2015

Eastern Oklahoma State College agriculture students earned two national championships and placed in other events at the North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture (NACTA) judging conference April 8-10 in Moline, Ill .

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Author Arel Moodie Speaks to over 1,680 GEAR UP Students

4/14/2015

Nationally known author and motivational speaker Arel Moodie posed this question to over 1,680 GEAR UP students recently.

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Eastern to host open cheer/pom and dance tryouts April 25

4/13/2015

Eastern Oklahoma State College will host open tryouts on Saturday, April 25 for positions on the co-ed cheer squad, as well as the pom and dance team.

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Eastern Oklahoma State College holds top spot in Region II Division I baseball

4/13/2015

The Eastern Oklahoma State College Mountaineers are currently ranked number one in NJCAA Region II Division I baseball. It’s the first time in more than a decade that Eastern has had such an outstanding start.

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Theatre Eastern to close out season with “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” musical

4/13/2015

Theatre Eastern will close out this year’s theatre season with “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.” Performances for the musical comedy are set for April 24 and 25 at 7 p.m. and April 26 at 2 p.m. in Mitchell Auditorium in Wilburton.

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Eastern Oklahoma State College to host alumni baseball event

4/10/2015

Eastern Oklahoma State college is set to host the “Take Me Out to the Ballgame” alumni event on Saturday, April 18 at 1 p.m.

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Area students place in Eastern’s 36th Annual Scholastic Contest

4/9/2015

Eastern Oklahoma State College hosted the 36th Annual Scholastic Contest on Tuesday in Wilburton.

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Eastern to offer residential scholarships for Oklahoma’s Promise students

4/7/2015

Eastern Oklahoma State College is offering a new opportunity for high school seniors receiving the Oklahoma’s Promise scholarship

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New student enrollment for summer and fall opens April 14

4/6/2015

New student enrollment for the summer and fall semesters at Eastern Oklahoma State College opens Tuesday, April 14.

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Results of the 2015 FFA Interscholastic Contest

4/2/2015

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Red Oak GEAR UP students tour University of Arkansas in Fort Smith

4/1/2015

Red Oak GEAR UP students recently toured the University of Arkansas campus in Fort Smith, AR.

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Eastern GEAR UP team members and local teachers attend T3 International Conference

3/31/2015

Twenty one Eastern Oklahoma State College GEAR UP staff and partner school teachers attended the 2015 Teachers Teaching with Technology (T3) International Conference in Fort Worth, Texas, as guests of Texas Instruments.

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College Night set for April 1 in McAlester

3/23/2015

Students interested in attending college in McAlester this fall will have the opportunity to explore their options at College Night on Wednesday, April 1 from 4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Eastern Oklahoma State College in McAlester.

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2015 FFA Speech Contest scheduled for April 1 at EOSC

3/23/2015

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Eastern’s sixth annual Sapphire Ball raises record funds for student scholarships while honoring supporters

3/13/2015

Despite a winter storm that blanketed the area in snow, Eastern Oklahoma State College’s sixth annual Sapphire Ball was the most successful yet. More than 230 tickets were sold for the event that raised $14,100 for student scholarships while honoring alumni, outstanding employees and community supporters.

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Harlem Ambassadors set to take on Wilburton Outlaws April 7

3/12/2015

The internationally-acclaimed Harlem Ambassadors are headed to Wilburton for a game against the Wilburton Outlaws on Tuesday, April 7 at 7 p.m. in the C.C. Dunlap Field House at Eastern Oklahoma State College.

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State Regents recognize partnership between Eastern and AT&T Oklahoma

3/11/2015

Twenty-seven business and higher education partnerships throughout the state were recently recognized as innovative collaborations that further the education of Oklahoma’s workforce. The unique partnership between Eastern Oklahoma State College and AT&T Oklahoma was recognized at the event.

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Eastern Lady Mountaineers finish the season as the regional runner-up

3/10/2015

The Eastern Oklahoma State College Lady Mountaineers finished as the runner-up in the NJCAA Region II Tournament for the second time in two years.

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Eastern's 2015 FFA Interscholastic Contest set for March 27-28

2/19/2015

Eastern Oklahoma State College will host the annual FFA Interscholastic Contest March 27 in Wilburton. The Livestock Judging Contest will take place on March 28 in the Goddard Building in Wilburton.

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EOSC Theatre to present family-friendly “The Commedia Tales of King Arthur” Feb. 20

2/16/2015

The Eastern Oklahoma State College Theatre Department will present a family-friendly comedy for thousands of school children this week and one public performance on Friday, Feb. 20 at 6 p.m. in Mitchell Auditorium.

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Eastern’s annual Sapphire Ball scholarship fundraiser set for Feb. 28

2/3/2015

Eastern Oklahoma State College will host its sixth annual Sapphire Ball on Saturday, Feb. 28 in the Student Center Ballroom in Wilburton. The annual black-tie event honors supporters of the college while raising funds for student scholarships.

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Major Ed Pulido to share his story and highlight the needs of veterans during Eastern lectureship series

2/1/2015

Retired U.S. Army Major Ed Pulido has been described as a real American hero. His story of courage and sacrifice after a devastating injury while on duty in Iraq, as well as his mission to assist veterans will be the focus of Eastern Oklahoma State College’s 11th Julian J. Rothbaum Distinguished Lectureship Series.

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Community gathers to celebrate the launch of Eastern’s KWLB 93.1 FM and AT&T’s 4G LTE service

1/30/2015

More than 100 people gathered on Thursday to celebrate the launch of Eastern Oklahoma State College’s KWLB 93.1 FM and AT&T’s 4G LTE service to the area.

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Higher Education Chancellor presents legislative agenda to southeast Oklahoma

1/22/2015

With the demand for employees who have certificates and degrees continually increasing, college completion remains the top priority in the state of Oklahoma. That was the message delivered by Chancellor Glen D. Johnson as he presented the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education’s 2015 legislative agenda to an audience of lawmakers, community leaders and educators at Pete’s Place in Krebs on Jan. 21.

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February Aquaponic certificate course open to the public

1/21/2015

Those interested in learning about sustainable agriculture are encouraged to participate in a one-day aquaponic certificate course on Saturday, Feb. 21 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Eastern Oklahoma State College’s Greenhouse in Wilburton. The class will be presented by Eastern faculty in conjunction with Symbiotic Aquaponic, a nationally-recognized company.

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Eastern to launch new KWLB 93.1 radio station

1/19/2015

Eastern Oklahoma State College will soon launch KWLB 93.1 FM to bring the best mix of music to the local airwaves.

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Eastern receives $450,000 USDA grant to provide new distance learning equipment to area high schools

1/14/2015

Eastern Oklahoma State College recently received a grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) that provides new distance learning equipment to the college and three area high schools.

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Eastern to add collegiate pom and dance squad

1/12/2015

Eastern Oklahoma State College’s growing athletic program will add a pom and dance squad for the 2015-2016 academic year.

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Eastern professor receives award from National Collegiate Honors Council

1/9/2015

Eastern Oklahoma State College’s professor Ruth Askes Brelsford recently received the Washington Center Award for Excellence in Experimental Learning at a Two Year Instution.

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Eastern’s PTK Society claims fifth consecutive victory in statewide voter registration contest

1/5/2015

Eastern Oklahoma State College’s Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) honor society recently earned its fifth consecutive victory in Oklahoma Campus Compact’s statewide voter registration competition.

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Eastern honors the 60th anniversary of Fellowship of Christian Athletes and the organization’s roots in Wilburton

12/17/2014

A little more than 60 years ago, a young Eastern Oklahoma State College basketball coach felt that God had placed a dream in his heart. His goal was to start an organization that would feature professional athletes professing their Christian faith in order to change the youth culture in America. That dream eventually turned into reality and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) was born.

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71st Annual Southeastern Oklahoma Junior Livestock Show set for Jan. 22-24 in Wilburton

12/16/2014

The 70th Annual Southeastern Oklahoma Junior Livestock Show is set for January 23-25 at Eastern Oklahoma State College in Wilburton. The show is jointly sponsored by the Wilburton Lions Club and the Eastern Agriculture Division.

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Panama freshmen GEAR UP students tour Oklahoma State University–Institute of Technology

12/11/2014

Panama freshmen recently traveled to Okmulgee to tour the Oklahoma State University–Institute of Technology (OSU–IT).

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Lady Mountaineers to host food drive for Latimer County Food Pantry

12/9/2014

The Eastern Oklahoma State College Lady Mountaineer basketball team will host a canned food drive for Latimer County before their basketball game against Collin College on Saturday, Dec. 13 at 3 p.m. Fans are encouraged to bring canned goods and non-perishable food items to help fight hunger in Latimer County.

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Talihina Sophomores tour Carl Albert State College

12/4/2014

The cold temperatures didn’t stop the Talihina sophomore GEAR UP students from traveling to Poteau to tour Carl Albert State College.

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Panola GEAR UP tour Connors State College

12/4/2014

Panola GEAR UP students recently toured Connors State College in Warner, OK.

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Hartshorne 10th grade GEAR UP students tour East Central University

12/3/2014

Hartshorne 10th grade GEAR UP students recently toured East Central University in Ada. Students took a walking tour of the campus and learned about many aspects of campus life. College tours are an important part of GEAR UP as students gain a first-hand look at life on a college campus.

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McAlester freshmen GEAR UP students tour OSU–IT and Spartan College of Aeronautics

12/3/2014

McAlester High School freshmen recently traveled to Okmulgee to tour the Oklahoma State University–Institute of Technology (OSU–IT) and then on to Jenks to the Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology.

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Savanna freshmen and sophomore GEAR UP girls tour the University of Central Oklahoma

12/3/2014

Savanna freshmen and sophomore girls recently visited the University of Central Oklahoma in Edmond. They participated in a scavenger hunt to obtain information about the university.

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Spiro GEAR UP freshmen tour the University of Central Oklahoma and the Oklahoma Science Museum

12/2/2014

Spiro freshmen recently visited the University of Central Oklahoma in Edmond and the Oklahoma Science Museum.

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Atoka GEAR UP sophomores tour the University of Central Oklahoma

12/2/2014

The sophomore students from Atoka High School recently toured the University of Central Oklahoma.

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Savanna freshmen and sophomore GEAR UP boys tour the University of Central Oklahoma

12/2/2014

Savanna freshmen and sophomore boys recently traveled to Edmond, Oklahoma, to visit the campus of the University of Central Oklahoma. Upon arrival, they were greeted by UCO Tours Representative Gina Hickey. She escorted them to the Mary Fallin Room in the Nigh University Center.

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Eastern to host 88th annual Candlelighting program Dec. 7

11/21/2014

The of Eastern Oklahoma State College Music Department will present its 88th Annual Candlelighting program at 5 p.m. on Sunday, December 7 in Mitchell Auditorium.

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Eastern's PBL chapter helps students dress for success

11/20/2014

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Eastern alumni and supporters recognized during annual Homecoming event

11/17/2014

Eastern Oklahoma State College recently recognized outstanding alumni, a former faculty member and a national organization at the college’s annual Homecoming Awards Dinner in Wilburton.

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Eastern’s soccer season ends with progression and success for future of program

11/13/2014

The Eastern Oklahoma State College soccer season recently ended with the men’s team making it to the Region II Tournament and the women advancing to the Plains District Tournament.

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Talihina ninth grade GEAR UP students tour Carl Albert State College

11/13/2014

Ninth grade GEAR UP students from Talihina recently toured Carl Albert State College in Poteau.

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Eastern basketball secures considerable Homecoming wins over Penn Valley College and Central Baptist College

11/11/2014

The Mountaineers and Lady Mountaineers of Eastern Oklahoma State College were victorious during homecoming games on Saturday as they both maintained a 20 point lead over their opponents for the majority of the night.

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Eastern to host teacher’s pre-retirement and retirement seminar on Nov. 15

11/10/2014

Eastern Oklahoma State College will host an Oklahoma teacher’s retirement seminar in the Student Center Ballroom at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 15.

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Additional Aquaponic certificate course to be offered at Eastern by popular demand

11/10/2014

An increased interest in Aquaponics has resulted in Eastern Oklahoma State College and Symbiotic Aquaponic scheduling a second one-day certificate course on Saturday, Nov. 22 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Quinton GEAR UP students tour Tulsa Community College Southeast Campus and the Oklahoma Aquarium

11/7/2014

Quinton GEAR UP students recently toured Tulsa Community College’s southeast campus and the Oklahoma Aquarium.

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Panola GEAR UP students tour Fort Smith National Historic Site

11/7/2014

Panola GEAR UP students recently toured the Fort Smith National Historic Site.

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Eastern to honor veterans with special program and luncheon on Nov. 11

11/3/2014

Eastern Oklahoma State College Honors students will host a Veterans Day Observance on Tuesday, Nov. 11.

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Theatre Eastern to perform Samuel Beckett’s dark comedy “Endgame” Oct. 31-Nov. 2

10/27/2014

Eastern Oklahoma State College will open Samuel Beckett’s dark comedy “Endgame” on Halloween night, Oct. 31 at 7 p.m. Additional performances are set for Nov. 1 at 7 p.m. and Nov. 2 at 2 p.m. in Mitchell Auditorium.

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Eastern encourages alumni and community to “Rediscover Eastern” during annual Homecoming festivities

10/23/2014

Eastern Oklahoma State College is encouraging alumni and the community to “Rediscover Eastern” during the college’s annual Homecoming celebration in November.

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Eastern to offer basic deer processing course Nov. 8

10/22/2014

Eastern Oklahoma State College will offer a day-long “Basic Deer Processing” course on Saturday, Nov. 8 beginning at 9 a.m. The continuing education course will be offered in Eastern’s meat processing laboratory in Wilburton.

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Moyers GEAR UP students tour Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology

10/22/2014

Moyers GEAR UP students recently toured Oklahoma State University—Institute of Technology in Okmulgee. The field trip was sponsored by Eastern Oklahoma State College GEAR UP.

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Pittsburg GEAR UP Students Tour the University of Central Oklahoma

10/22/2014

GEAR UP students from Pittsburg traveled to Edmond recently to tour the University of Central Oklahoma.

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Stringtown GEAR UP students tour the University of Central Oklahoma

10/22/2014

Stringtown freshmen and sophomores GEAR UP students recently toured the University of Central Oklahoma in Edmond.

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Whitesboro ninth and 10th grade tour Carl Albert State College

10/22/2014

Whitesboro GEAR UP students recently toured Carl Albert State College in Poteau.

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Eastern to host annual Halloween Carnival Oct. 30

10/21/2014

Eastern Oklahoma State College is calling all ghosts and goblins to visit campus for the Community Halloween Carnival on Thursday, Oct. 30 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

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Hartshorne ninth grade GEAR UP students tour East Central University

10/21/2014

Hartshorne ninth grade GEAR UP students recently traveled to Ada to tour East Central University. The trip was sponsored by Eastern Oklahoma State GEAR UP.

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LeFlore ninth & 10th Grade tour Carl Albert State College

10/21/2014

The LeFlore ninth & 10th grade GEAR UP students recently toured Carl Albert State College in Poteau, OK. The tour began in Hemphill Hall. Carl Albert Recruiter Aron Emberton explained that this building would become very familiar to future students because it contains the admissions office, business office and financial aid.

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Eastern students to perform poetry reading from award winning book at Wilburton Senior Citizen Center on Oct. 23

10/20/2014

Students from Eastern Oklahoma State College’s Honors, music and theater programs will be reading poetry from Karen Hesse’s award-winning book “Out of the Dust” at the Senior Citizens’ Center in Wilburton at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 23.

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Aggie Club Barn Dance

10/15/2014

The Aggie Club held a barn dance for its members in the Goddard Building on Monday evening, October 14.

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Eastern Oklahoma State College Program Sponsors Chad Cargill ACT Test Prep Workshop

10/15/2014

Eastern Oklahoma State College’s GEAR UP (Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs) provided a free ACT preparation workshop to 370 high school sophomores from 21 schools.

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Eastern Oklahoma State College McAlester campus to hold free public solar eclipse viewing on Oct. 23

10/15/2014

The McAlester campus of Eastern Oklahoma State College will host a free solar eclipse viewing for the public on Oct. 23 at 4:45 p.m. and will continue until sunset.

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Eastern’s Soils Judging Team competes at Regional Contest

10/14/2014

Eastern Oklahoma State College’s Soils Judging Team competed at the Region III Soils Contest at Kewanee, Illinois on Oct. 11. The team finished second behind the host school BlackHawk Community College.

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Eastern’s annual Homecoming Awards Dinner set for Nov. 7

10/9/2014

Eastern Oklahoma State College will honor several graduates, former faculty and the contributions of a national organization during the annual Homecoming Awards Dinner on Friday, Nov. 7 at 6 p.m. in the Student Center Ballroom.

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Wilburton ninth grade GEAR UP students tour Southeastern Oklahoma State University

10/9/2014

WILBURTON (Oct. 9, 2014) – Wilburton ninth grade GEAR UP students recently toured Southeastern Oklahoma State University in Durant, OK. Students visited the Bloomer Sullivan Basketball Arena, the radio station (KSSU) in the Fine Arts building, Shearer Residence Hall and Suites, and concluded their tour at the Glen D. Johnson Student Union.

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Wilburton 10th grade GEAR UP students take college tour at East Central University

10/9/2014

WILBURTON (Oct. 9, 2014) - Wilburton 10th grade GEAR UP students recently toured East Central University in Ada, OK. Students took a walking tour of the campus and learned about many aspects of campus life. College tours are an important part of GEAR UP as students gain a first-hand–look at life on a college campus.

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Eastern Baseball to host Showcase Camp Oct. 26

10/1/2014

Eastern Oklahoma State College will host a Showcase Camp for high school baseball players in the region on Sunday, Oct. 26 at 1 p.m. in Wilburton.

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Eastern Music Department to debut new rock/pop ensemble at Fall Concert Oct. 9

9/29/2014

WILBURTON, OK (Sept. 29, 2014) – The Eastern Oklahoma State College Music Department will debut a new rock/pop ensemble at its annual Fall Concert on Thursday, Oct. 9 at 7 p.m. in Mitchell Auditorium.

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Agriculture Faculty vs. Student Softball Game

9/25/2014

The Agriculture Faculty and Staff played the agriculture students in a friendly game of softball on Tuesday, Sept. 23. The event was held at the Gary Rosebure Recreational Complex north of Wilburton.

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GEAR UP Local Education Agency Representatives Attend Partnership Meeting

9/24/2014

WILBURTON, OK (Sept. 24, 2014) - Eastern Oklahoma State College’s GEAR UP program hosted its annual partnership meeting for area school teachers, counselors and administrators on September 17.

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Career and College Expo set for Oct. 2 in McAlester

9/22/2014

The eighth annual Career and College Expo is set for Thursday, Oct. 2 at the Southeast Expo Center in McAlester and event organizers are looking for additional exhibitors to help hundreds of area students explore career and education opportunities.

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Theatre Eastern to perform Neil Simon’s romantic comedy “Barefoot in the Park” Oct. 3-5

9/18/2014

Eastern Oklahoma State College’s first theatre production of the season will be Neil Simon’s hilarious play, “Barefoot in the Park.” Performances are set for Oct. 3 and 4 at 7 p.m. and Oct. 5 at 2 p.m. in Mitchell Auditorium.

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Theatre Eastern announces schedule for 2014-15 season

9/16/2014

Eastern Oklahoma State College’s Theatre Department has announced the schedule for the 2014-15 season.

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Eastern to offer kitchen and food safety seminar

9/12/2014

WILBURTON, OK (Sept. 12, 2014) - Eastern Oklahoma State College will be offering a continuing education seminar entitled “Kitchen and Food Safety.” The course will be held at Baker Hall, Room 106 and is scheduled for Saturday, September 27 beginning at 8:30 a.m.

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Aggie Club begins school year with cookout and officer elections

9/11/2014

The Aggie Club held a cookout and elected its 2014-2015 officers on Thursday, August 28 at Robbers Cave State Park.

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Aggie Club & Faculty Student Cookout

9/11/2014

The Aggie Club kicked off the 2014-2015 school year by hosting its annual Agriculture faculty-student hamburger cookout.

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Eastern professor named one of the top 100 nurses in Oklahoma

9/11/2014

WILBURTON, OK (Sept. 11, 2014) - Eastern Oklahoma State College professor Gina Bullock has been recognized as one of the top 100 nurses in the state by the Great 100 Nurses Foundation of Oklahoma.

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Eastern Theatre graduate set to make New Orleans show debut

9/10/2014

WILBURTON, OK (Sept. 10, 2014) – Former Eastern Oklahoma State College graduate Zach Olinger is set to make his debut in the University of New Orleans’ production of “Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo.”

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Eastern set to begin conference play in McAlester on Sunday

9/9/2014

WILBURTON, OK (Sept. 9, 2014) – Eastern Oklahoma State College’s soccer teams have faced tough competition in the beginning of their inaugural seasons. With regional games beginning Sunday, the Mountaineer teams look to have more successful finishes.

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Three new members join Eastern Foundation

9/3/2014

WILBURTON, OK (Sept. 2, 2014) - The Eastern Oklahoma State College Development Foundation recently welcomed three new members to its board of trustees. Jeff Wimberly, Sara Jane Smallwood and Thomas M. Poteet, III now serve as trustees for the Foundation Board.

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Eastern welcomes new faculty members

8/29/2014

Wilburton, OK (Aug. 29, 2014) - Three new faculty members have joined the staff at Eastern Oklahoma State College and are teaching classes this fall.

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Eastern Coach Makes League History

8/27/2014

Wilburton, OK (Aug. 27, 2014) Curt Dixon, the assistant baseball coach at Eastern Oklahoma State College, just recently made history with back to back title wins in the Texas Collegiate League championship. Earlier this month, Dixon and the Brazos Valley Bombers defeated the Victoria Generals 2-1 which gave the Bombers their second title in two years. This made them the first team in the TCL to accomplish such a feat.

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Washington reappointed to Eastern Oklahoma State College Board of Regents

8/21/2014

Loise Washington of McAlester was recently reappointed by Gov. Mary Fallin to serve another seven-year term as a member of the Eastern Oklahoma State College Board of Regents.

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Eastern to open first soccer season with women’s game in McAlester

8/18/2014

This week marks the beginning of a new era of Eastern Oklahoma State College athletics as the first soccer game in school history is scheduled for Saturday in McAlester.

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Ten members of Eastern delegation celebrate 15th anniversary of GEAR UP in Washington, DC

8/14/2014

A delegation of 10 GEAR UP team members recently represented Eastern Oklahoma State College at the Annual NCCEP/GEAR UP Conference in Washington, DC.

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Eastern’s GEAR UP project director visits with Oklahoma congressmen

8/14/2014

Linda Morgan, project director for Eastern Oklahoma State College’s $12.6 million GEAR UP grant, recently spent time visiting the offices of several Oklahoma congressmen.

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Eastern to host ACT Review for area students

8/13/2014

High school students planning to take the ACT test this year can get receive extra preparation during an ACT review workshop at Eastern Oklahoma State College in Wilburton on Monday, Sept. 8.

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Eastern GEAR UP professionals attend third annual Effective Educators Seminar Series

7/31/2014

Two members of Eastern Oklahoma State College’s GEAR UP team recently attended the Classroom Management Conference featuring Drs. Harry and Rosemary Wong. GEAR UP Professional Development Coordinator Debbie Walters and Assistant Professional Development Coordinator Stacy Burmeier attended the third annual Effective Educators Seminar Series at the Allen ISD Performance Arts Center in Allen, Texas.

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Move-In Set for Sunday, Aug. 3

7/31/2014

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Eastern names Morgan as coach for competitive cheer program; tryouts set for Aug. 3

7/22/2014

Eastern Oklahoma State College has selected Lindy Morgan of Wilburton to lead the college’s new co-educational competitive cheerleading program.

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Eastern to host Blue and Gold Rush July 31 in McAlester

7/21/2014

Eastern Oklahoma State College will host a special evening event on Thursday, July 31 to assist students who are interested in attending college. The Blue and Gold Rush will take place at the McAlester Campus from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

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Eastern to offer Oklahoma’s first Aquaponic certificate class in July

6/30/2014

Eastern Oklahoma State College will host the first aquaponic certificate class in the state of Oklahoma this summer. The one-day class, which is open to the public, will be presented by Eastern faculty and Symbiotic Aquaponic, a nationally-recognized company.

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Local eighth and ninth grade students “Spark Success” at Eastern’s GEAR UP summer leadership camps

6/30/2014

Hundreds of students from southeastern Oklahoma came together at Eastern Oklahoma State College in June to develop their leadership skills, give back to their community and begin their journey to college.

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Eastern to host summer baseball and softball camps in July

6/25/2014

Eastern Oklahoma State College will offer two summer baseball and softball camps in July for boys and girls ages five to 12 years old.

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Area students earn degrees from Eastern Oklahoma State College

6/16/2014

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Eastern Baseball to host Showcase Camp Postponed to June 17

6/3/2014

Eastern Oklahoma State College has postponed its Showcase Camp until June 17 due to wet fields.

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South teams dominate Eastern’s 42nd annual Kiamichi All-Star Classic

5/28/2014

The South teams dominated Eastern Oklahoma State College’s 42nd annual Kiamichi All-Star Classic May 23-24 in Wilburton. The South teams were victorious in all four softball, baseball and basketball games.

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Eastern to add competitive co-ed cheerleading to athletics program

5/27/2014

Eastern Oklahoma State College will add co-educational competitive cheerleading to its expanding athletics program beginning this fall.

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Eastern Baseball to host Showcase Camp June 3rd

5/23/2014

Eastern Oklahoma State College will host a Showcase Camp for graduating high school seniors and juniors in the region on Tuesday, June 3 at 1 p.m. in Wilburton.

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Eastern to host team and youth summer basketball camps

5/23/2014

Eastern Oklahoma State College will host a team basketball camp for high school girls and two youth basketball camps this summer.

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Local athletes to play in Eastern’s 42nd annual Kiamichi All-Star Classic

5/15/2014

Eastern Oklahoma State College will host the 42nd annual Kiamichi All-Star Classic sports competition May 23-24 in Wilburton. Area high school players will compete for either the North or South teams in basketball, softball and baseball.

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Eastern PBL students earn state awards, plan to compete at national conference

5/14/2014

Members of the Eastern Oklahoma State College Phi Beta Lamda (PBL) student organization recently won several awards at the annual PBL State Leadership Conference in Stillwater.

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Program helps high school students earn college credit

5/13/2014

Qualified high school students can get a jump start on their college career this summer through a program at Eastern Oklahoma State College.

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Outstanding graduates honored during Eastern’s 2014 Commencement Ceremony

5/9/2014

Eastern Oklahoma State College recognized six Outstanding Graduates during the college’s commencement ceremony on May 9 in Wilburton. One graduate from each of the six college divisions is selected each year for the honor.

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Eastern celebrates 300 graduates during Commencement Ceremony May 9

5/9/2014

Eastern Oklahoma State College celebrated 300 graduates during its Commencement Ceremony May 9 in Wilburton. Commencement speaker Dr. Grady Wray, an Eastern alumnus, challenged the Class of 2014 to continue their desire to learn during his remarks.

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Eastern students inducted into national honor society this spring

5/8/2014

This spring, a group of 43 high achieving Eastern Oklahoma State College students were inducted into the national honor society Phi Theta Kappa during a campus ceremony in Wilburton.

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Jones and Walker honored for contributions to Eastern Athletics at 46th Annual Larry Stone Awards Banquet

5/5/2014

The late Larry Stone of Jay was a popular two-sport athlete at Eastern Oklahoma State College in the early 1960s. He played football and basketball for the Wilburton community college and was known for his unselfish attitude and commitment to his team. It is this lasting impression that has prompted a group of his former college teammates and classmates to honor his legacy for the past 47 years.

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OU professor and EOSC alumnus Dr. Grady C. Wray to deliver keynote address at Eastern's Commencement

4/25/2014

Dr. Grady C. Wray will return to his alma mater to deliver the keynote address at Eastern Oklahoma State College’s Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 9 at 7 p.m. in the C.C. Dunlap Field House in Wilburton.

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Eastern’s Shelly Joiner named Newman Civic Fellow for community service efforts

4/25/2014

Determined to find solutions for the challenges communities face throughout the country, 15 inspirational students from Oklahoma’s colleges and universities have been named 2014 Newman Civic Fellows in recognition for service to their local communities.

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Two Eastern basketball players named NJCAA All-Americans

4/24/2014

Two Eastern Oklahoma State College basketball players have been awarded All-American honors by the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA).

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EOSC Theatre to present Neil Simon’s “Rumors” May 2-4

4/24/2014

The Eastern Oklahoma State College Theatre Department’s final performance of the academic year will be Neil Simon’s popular comedy “Rumors.” The play will be presented May 2 and 3 at 7 p.m. and May 4 at 2 p.m. in Mitchell Auditorium in Wilburton.

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Wilburton GEAR UP students tour Southeastern Oklahoma State University

4/24/2014

Wilburton ninth grade GEAR UP students recently toured Southeastern Oklahoma State University in Durant, OK. Students visited the Bloomer Sullivan Basketball Arena; the radio station (KSSU) and the newspaper room in the Fine Arts building; a room in Shearer Residence Hall; and concluded their tour at the Student Union.

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Hartshorne GEAR UP students tour OSU-IT and the Tulsa Air and Space Museum

4/23/2014

Hartshorne ninth grade GEAR UP students recently traveled to Okmulgee to tour Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology and to Tulsa to tour the Tulsa Air and Space Museum and Planetarium.

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Talihina eighth grade GEAR UP students tour Eastern

4/22/2014

Talihina eighth grade GEAR UP students recently traveled to Wilburton and toured Eastern Oklahoma State College. Students visited the nursing and science/math departments, and the band and choir rooms.

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Eastern students named to All-Oklahoma Academic Team, receive scholarships for academic success

4/22/2014

Three Eastern Oklahoma State College students were recently recognized for their academic success at a special luncheon hosted by the Oklahoma Association of Community Colleges at Rose State College.

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Talihina GEAR UP students learn savings savvy

4/22/2014

Teaching students savings savvy is easy for John Redwine of Spiro State Bank. Redwine recently helped Talihina GEAR UP students learn about why we need banks, services offered by banks, and the terms associated with banking. Students also discussed the difference in “wants” and “needs.”

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Red Oak GEAR UP students learn about checking and savings accounts

4/22/2014

Checking and savings accounts are basic banking tools. Yet many young people do not know how they can affect their daily lives. Shirley Russell, vice president and bank manager for the Red Oak Branch of Farmers State Bank of Quinton, and Micha Chitwood, bank teller, recently met with Red Oak 8th and 9th grade GEAR UP students to explain the importance of using these tools wisely.

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Panola GEAR UP students tour CASC and the LeFlore County Museum

4/21/2014

Panola eighth and ninth grade GEAR UP students traveled to Poteau recently to tour Carl Albert State College and the LeFlore County Museum. The walking tour of CASC included the Deanna Reed Center for Science and Math and the residence halls.

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Canadian GEAR UP students tour Rose State and the Oklahoma City Bombing Memorial

4/21/2014

Canadian eighth and ninth grade GEAR UP students traveled to Midwest City recently to tour Rose State College. The next stop was the Oklahoma City Bombing Memorial and Museum.

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Eastern president visits with student leaders in Idabel

4/16/2014

Five of the best and brightest Eastern Oklahoma State College students from the Southeastern McCurtain County Campus in Idabel recently met with college administrators to discuss their experience at Eastern.

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Eastern's Agriculture Youth Camp set for June 18-20

4/14/2014

Eastern Oklahoma College’s annual Agriculture Youth Camp is set for June 18-20 in Wilburton.

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Eastern named Certified Healthy Campus for efforts to promote health and wellness

4/14/2014

Eastern Oklahoma State College’s efforts to promote health and wellness have resulted in the college’s being named a Certified Healthy Campus by the Oklahoma Department of Health and the Oklahoma Turning Point Council.

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LeFlore GEAR UP students learn about checking and savings accounts

4/13/2014

There are two common types of accounts that you can open at any bank or credit union--checking and savings accounts. Central National Bank-Heavener representatives, Loan Processor and Assistant Cashier Skyla Duncan and Customer Service Representative Lindsey Hurst recently visited with LeFlore GEAR UP students to explain the importance of each.

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Clayton ninth grade GEAR UP students visit Ft. Smith National Historical Site

4/11/2014

Ninth grade GEAR UP students from Clayton recently visited the Fort Smith National Historic Site in Ft. Smith, Ark.

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Eastern’s fifth annual Sapphire Ball raises approximately $12,000 for student scholarships while honoring supporters

4/9/2014

The lives of many current and future Eastern Oklahoma State College students were changed on April 5 as the result of the college’s fifth annual Sapphire Ball. Approximately $12,000 was raised for student scholarships at the event, which also honored alumni, outstanding employees and community supporters.

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New student enrollment for summer and fall opens April 15 at Eastern

4/8/2014

New student enrollment for the summer and fall semesters at Eastern Oklahoma State College opens Tuesday, April 15.

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Results of the 2014 FFA Interscholastic Contest

4/2/2014

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Area students place in Eastern’s 35th Annual Scholastic Contest

4/1/2014

Eastern Oklahoma State College hosted the 35th Annual Scholastic Contest on Tuesday in Wilburton. There were 56 participating schools for 31 academic tests. Twenty-two schools competed in Division I, 15 schools in Division II and 19 schools in Division III.

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Eastern Music Department to present Spring Concert March 27

3/24/2014

Eastern Oklahoma State College’s Music Department will help inspire your spring fever with the college’s annual Spring Concert at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 27 in Mitchell Auditorium.

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College Night set for March 26 in McAlester

3/13/2014

Students interested in attending college in McAlester this fall will have the opportunity to explore their options at College Night on Wednesday, March 26 from 4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Eastern Oklahoma State College in McAlester.

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State Regents recognize partnership between Eastern and Carl Albert Mental Health Center

3/13/2014

Twenty-seven business and higher education partnerships throughout the state were recently recognized as innovative collaborations that further the education of Oklahoma’s workforce.

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GEAR UP team members attend T3 International Conference in Las Vegas

3/13/2014

Two members of Eastern’s GEAR UP team, Project Director Linda Morgan and Professional Development Coordinator Debbie Walters, recently attended the Teachers Teaching with Technology (T3) International Conference in Las Vegas, NV.

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Eastern basketball players finish season with honors

3/11/2014

The Eastern Oklahoma State College women’s and men’s basketball teams wrapped up strong seasons this weekend with several players earning honors.

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Eastern’s annual Sapphire Ball to honor supporters, raise funds for student scholarships

3/7/2014

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Spiro GEAR UP students learn Savings Savvy

3/6/2014

How do you teach the importance of saving and investing? John Redwine, Spiro State Bank, recently helped Spiro GEAR UP students learn how to save for a rainy day. He explained various banking terms to the students and they discussed the difference in “wants” and “needs.” Then it was time for them to put words into action.

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Eastern's 2014 FFA Interscholastic Contest set for March 28-29

3/5/2014

Eastern Oklahoma State College will host the annual FFA Interscholastic Contest March 28 in Wilburton. The Livestock Judging Contest will take place on March 29 in the Goddard Building in Wilburton.

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EOSC Theatre to present “Big Love” March 7-9

3/3/2014

The Eastern Oklahoma State College Theatre Department’s next production will be a unique staging of “Big Love,” by American playwright Charles L. Mee. The play will be presented March 7 and 8 at 7 p.m. and March 9 at 2 p.m. in Mitchell Auditorium in Wilburton.

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Women’s History Month presentation set for March 10

2/28/2014

The Honors Program at Eastern Oklahoma State College, in cooperation with United Ministries, will host a special presentation in honor of Women’s History Month on Monday, March 10 at 1 p.m. in the Johnnie Wray Theatre in Pratt Hall.

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Eastern Field Day event to focus on aquaponics, horticulture and gardening

2/27/2014

Eastern Oklahoma State College will host a free workshop on Saturday, March 15 that focuses on aquaponics and current topics in horticulture and gardening.

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Eastern to offer free admission for last home basketball game on Saturday

2/25/2014

Eastern Oklahoma State College will offer free admission to the last home basketball game of the season against Redlands Community College on Saturday, March 1.

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Students compete in Eastern Oklahoma Regional Science and Engineering Fair

2/24/2014

Eastern Oklahoma State College recently hosted the annual Eastern Oklahoma Regional Science and Engineering Fair (EORSEF) in Wilburton. Middle and high school students competed in a variety of categories.

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EOSC Jackpot Lamb and Goat Show results

2/20/2014

Eastern Oklahoma State College recently hosted its annual Jackpot Lamb and Goat Show in Wilburton.

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Eastern students celebrate National TRiO Day at State Capitol

2/17/2014

Eastern Oklahoma State College students recently helped celebrate National TRiO Day at the State Capitol.

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Eastern to host presentation in honor of Black History Month

2/14/2014

Eastern Oklahoma State College will celebrate Black History Month with a presentation titled “The Psychology of the African-American Experience” by Dr. Harold Aldridge, emeritus professor of psychology at Northeastern State University.

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Area students compete in regional math competition at Eastern

2/14/2014

Middle school students representing four area schools recently competed at the 2014 Southeast Region MATHCOUNTS competition at Eastern Oklahoma State College in Wilburton.

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Eastern’s GEAR UP team attends 2014 NCCEP/GEAR UP Capacity-Building Workshop

2/13/2014

Four members of the Eastern Oklahoma State College GEAR UP for Success team and two of Eastern’s vice presidents recently joined more than 1,200 GEAR UP professionals from across the nation at the NCCEP/GEAR UP Capacity–Building Workshop in Orlando, Fla.

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Eastern students visit State Capitol for Higher Education Day

2/12/2014

Eastern Oklahoma State College students and staff joined hundreds of other college and university students Feb. 11 for the annual Higher Education Day at the State Capitol.

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Lady Mountaineers to sponsor Pink Night Feb. 20 for breast cancer awareness

2/12/2014

The Eastern Oklahoma State College Lady Mountaineers think real fans wear pink.

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Eastern to increase scholarship opportunities for fall 2014

2/10/2014

Eastern Oklahoma State College will increase the amount and number of institutional scholarships available to students beginning next fall.

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Local students place in 70th annual Southeast District Livestock Show

2/7/2014

Hundreds of students from across the state recently competed in the 70th annual Southeast District Livestock Show at Eastern Oklahoma State College in Wilburton. The show is jointly sponsored by the Eastern Agriculture Division and the Wilburton Lions Club.

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Eastern lectureship addresses water issues in Oklahoma

1/31/2014

Eastern Oklahoma State College recently hosted the 10th Julian J. Rothbaum Distinguished Lectureship Series to help raise awareness about water issues in the state. From access policies to conservation efforts, water continues to be an intensely debated issue in Oklahoma.

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Eastern baseball ranked No. 30 in pre-season poll

1/30/2014

The Eastern Oklahoma State College baseball team will enter the 2014 season ranked No. 30 in the nation, according to the Perfect Game Pre-Season Poll. It’s the seventh year in a row that the Mountaineers have started the season as a Top 50 team.

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Local educators attend GEAR UP sponsored Common Core workshops

1/30/2014

More than 80 teachers and administrators recently participated in Educational Development Instructional Team’s (EDIT) Subject Area Specific Common Core State Standards workshops hosted by Eastern Oklahoma State College’s GEAR UP for Success grant program. Math and science teachers attended the first day, and English/Language/Arts and Social Studies teachers attended the second day.

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Eastern basketball teams extend winning streak

1/28/2014

The Eastern Oklahoma State College women’s and men’s basketball teams are moving up in the conference with victories over four teams in the past 12 days.

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Higher education chancellor presents legislative agenda with focus on college completion

1/23/2014

With the demand for employees who have certificates and degrees continually increasing, college completion remains the top priority in the state of Oklahoma. That was the message delivered by Chancellor Glen D. Johnson as he presented the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education’s FY 2015 legislative agenda to an audience of southeastern Oklahoma lawmakers, community leaders and educators at Pete’s Place in Krebs on Jan. 23.

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Eastern announces fall 2013 honor rolls

1/20/2014

Eastern Oklahoma State College has announced honor rolls for the fall 2013 semester.

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Eastern joins statewide network to assist foster care alumni seeking college degree

1/20/2014

Eastern Oklahoma State College has joined a growing, statewide network dedicated to assisting Oklahoma’s foster care children in their efforts to attain a college degree.

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Eastern basketball looking strong at season midpoint

1/14/2014

The Eastern Oklahoma State College women’s and men’s basketball teams are looking strong as they reach the halfway point of the season.

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EOSC Jackpot Lamb and Goat Show set for Feb. 15

1/7/2014

Eastern Oklahoma State College will host a Jackpot Lamb and Goat Show on Saturday, Feb. 15.

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Eastern lectureship series to focus on water issues in Oklahoma

1/7/2014

From access policies to conservation efforts, water continues to be an intensely debated issue in Oklahoma. Eastern Oklahoma State College will help raise awareness about the topic during an educational program on Wednesday, Jan. 29 at 10:30 a.m. in Mitchell Auditorium.

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70th Annual Southeastern Oklahoma Junior Livestock Show set for Jan. 23-25 in Wilburton

1/6/2014

The 70th Annual Southeastern Oklahoma Junior Livestock Show is set for January 23-25 at Eastern Oklahoma State College in Wilburton. The show is jointly sponsored by the Wilburton Lions Club and the Eastern Agriculture Division.

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GEAR UP sponsors College Savings Plan Night events

1/2/2014

Starting a savings plan for your child’s college education can be intimidating. That’s why Eastern Oklahoma State College’s GEAR UP program recently sponsored a series of “College Savings Plan Night” events throughout the grant’s cohort school territory to help answer questions and provide information on how to get started.

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AT&T donates $2,000 to Eastern’s meat science and food safety program

12/30/2013

AT&T recently presented a $2,000 gift to the Eastern Oklahoma State College Foundation to support the college’s meat processing and food science program.

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Area legislators meet with Eastern students

12/23/2013

Five area legislators recently visited with Eastern Oklahoma State College students during a luncheon in Wilburton, hosted by President Dr. Stephen E. Smith.

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Junior exhibitors place in EOSC’s annual Breakout Cattle Show

12/17/2013

Eastern Oklahoma State College recently hosted its annual Breakout Cattle Show in Wilburton.

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GEAR UP science teachers participate in Texas Instruments’ Science BOOST program

12/17/2013

Science teachers from 16 GEAR UP partner schools recently participated in a two–day workshop designed to help them integrate technology effectively and successfully into instruction.

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Two Eastern baseball players named Top 100 Junior College Draft Prospects

12/17/2013

Two Eastern Oklahoma State College baseball players were recently named to the Top 100 Junior College Draft Prospects list by Perfect Game USA, a baseball scouting organization.

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GEAR UP mathematics teachers receive classroom coaching from TI specialist

12/16/2013

Twenty-five area schools are participating in the Texas Instruments (TI) MathForward program sponsored by Eastern Oklahoma State College GEAR UP. TI MathForward focuses on student achievement and teacher efficacy.

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Eastern to add men’s and women’s soccer to athletics program

12/12/2013

Eastern Oklahoma State College will add men’s and women’s soccer to its athletics program beginning next year. Irving Peralta has been named the program’s first head coach.

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BP America donates $7,500 for student scholarships at Eastern

12/11/2013

BP America Production Company has made a $7,500 gift to the Eastern Oklahoma State College Foundation to support scholarships for local students.

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Eastern students inducted into national honor society

12/4/2013

A group of 37 high-achieving Eastern Oklahoma State College students were recently inducted into the national honor society Phi Theta Kappa during a campus ceremony in Wilburton.

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Eastern Oklahoma State College’s GEAR UP grant provides $117,000 in technology to area schools

12/3/2013

Eastern Oklahoma State College’s GEAR UP for Success grant has provided $117,000 in technology to 30 area schools. Each school received $3,900 to purchase technology of its choice for use in the classroom.

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Eastern to host 87th annual Candlelighting program Dec. 11

12/2/2013

The Eastern Oklahoma State College Music Department will present its 87th Annual Candlelighting program at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 11 in Mitchell Auditorium.

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Eastern opens conference play with wins over rival Carl Albert

11/22/2013

Eastern Oklahoma State College opened conference play with home wins over rival Carl Albert State College on Nov. 21.

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Local high school teams to compete in Eastern’s annual invitational basketball tournament

11/22/2013

Eastern Oklahoma State College will host its annual high school boys and girls invitational basketball tournament Dec. 2-7 in Wilburton.

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EOSC Breakout Cattle Show set for Nov. 30

11/18/2013

Eastern Oklahoma State College will host its annual Breakout Cattle Show on Saturday, Nov. 30.

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Eastern to host annual Jackpot Prospect Pig Show Dec. 14

11/18/2013

Eastern Oklahoma State College will host a Jackpot Prospect Pig Show on Saturday, Dec. 14.

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Eastern alumna honored with Governor’s Art Award

11/18/2013

Eastern Oklahoma State College alumna Anita Caldwell Jackson of McAlester was honored for her dedication to the arts by Gov. Mary Fallin at the 38th Annual Governor’s Arts Awards on Nov.13 at the state capitol.

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Wheeler named EOSC’s site coordinator at Southeastern’s McCurtain County Campus

11/14/2013

Eastern Oklahoma State College has named Preston Wheeler of Idabel as the new site coordinator and academic advisor at Southeastern’s McCurtain County Campus.

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Eastern to welcome high school seniors for “Mountaineer Mania” preview day Nov. 20

11/6/2013

High school seniors will have the opportunity to experience campus life at Eastern Oklahoma State College during “Mountaineer Mania,” a senior preview day event planned for Wednesday, Nov. 20 in Wilburton.

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EOSC Theatre to present Henrik Ibsen’s classic “Hedda Gabler” Nov. 15-17

11/5/2013

The Eastern Oklahoma State College Theatre Department will present a dramatic tale of manipulation and tragedy in Henrik Ibsen’s classic nineteenth century drama, “Hedda Gabler.” The play will be presented Nov. 15 and 16 at 7 p.m. and Nov. 17 at 2 p.m. in Mitchell Auditorium in Wilburton.

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Eastern alumni recognized for service and accomplishments during annual Homecoming event

11/5/2013

Eastern Oklahoma State College recognized outstanding alumni for their service and accomplishments at the college’s annual awards dinner during Homecoming festivities last week in Wilburton.

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New student enrollment opens Nov. 12 for spring semester at Eastern Oklahoma State College

11/4/2013

New student enrollment will be open on Tuesday, Nov. 12 for the 2014 spring semester at Eastern Oklahoma State College.

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Eastern Honors to recognize veterans at event on Nov. 11

11/4/2013

Eastern Honors will host the annual Veterans Day Recognition on Monday, Nov. 11 at 1 p.m. in the Student Center Ballroom at Eastern Oklahoma State College in Wilburton.

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Eastern's PBL students attend State Leadership Conference

10/28/2013

Eastern’s Phi Beta Lamda student organization attended the 2013 State Fall Leadership Conference on Oct. 26 in Tulsa.

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Eastern to honor graduates and former faculty at Homecoming Awards Dinner on Nov. 1

10/22/2013

Eastern Oklahoma State College will honor members of the EOSC family during a Homecoming Awards Dinner on Friday, Nov. 1 at 6 p.m. in the Student Center Ballroom in Wilburton.

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Eastern to celebrate “Mountaineers Forever” during annual Homecoming Week festivities

10/21/2013

Eastern Oklahoma State College will celebrate “Mountaineers Forever” during the college’s annual Homecoming week celebration with a variety of activities for alumni, students, their families and the community.

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Fall Showcase Camp rescheduled for Oct. 27 - CANCELED

10/14/2013

Eastern Oklahoma State College has rescheduled its fall Showcase Camp for Sunday, Oct. 27 in Wilburton.

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Eastern alumnus Tom Colbert inducted into the OACC Hall of Fame

10/11/2013

Eastern Oklahoma State College alumnus Tom Colbert was recently inducted into the Oklahoma Association of Community Colleges (OACC) Hall of Fame at the association’s annual conference in Midwest City. Colbert, a 1970 Eastern graduate, is the Chief Justice of the Oklahoma Supreme Court.

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Local students celebrate National GEAR UP Week

10/10/2013

More than 2,400 local eighth and ninth grade students from 30 area schools recently celebrated National GEAR UP Week at Wilburton High School with a presentation from Aric Bostick, one of the nation’s leading motivational speakers.

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Eastern’s Karen Harrison named chair of Council of Instruction

10/10/2013

Dr. Karen Harrison, Eastern Oklahoma State College’s vice president of Academic Affairs, has been named the chair of the Council of Instruction for the 2013-2014 academic year.

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Eastern’s Janet Wansick named associate vice president

10/9/2013

Eastern Oklahoma State College has named Dr. Janet Wansick associate vice president of Academic Affairs. Her new role will involve a variety of analytic activities in institutional research, including data gathering, evaluation and reporting on information related to the college’s environment and performance.

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Eastern Music Department to present Fall Concert Oct. 10

10/7/2013

Eastern Oklahoma State College’s Music Department will present its Fall Concert at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 10 in Mitchell Auditorium.

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EOSC Baseball to host fall Showcase Camp

10/7/2013

Eastern Oklahoma State College will host a fall Showcase Camp for high school baseball players at noon on Sunday, Oct. 20 in Wilburton.

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Mountaineer Club memberships now available

10/1/2013

Mountaineer fans can catch the action of every dunk, three-pointer, homerun and strikeout while helping support Eastern Oklahoma State College’s student athletes by joining the Mountaineer Club.

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Chief Justice Tom Colbert to be inducted into OACC Hall of Fame

9/30/2013

Tom Colbert, Chief Justice of the Oklahoma Supreme Court, will be inducted into the Oklahoma Association of Community Colleges (OACC) Hall of Fame at the association’s annual conference in Midwest City on Oct. 4.

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EOSC Theatre kicks off season with “Huck Finn”

9/30/2013

The Eastern Oklahoma State College Theatre Department will kick off the college's theatre season with "Huck Finn" by Eric Coble on Friday, Oct. 4 at 6 p.m. in Mitchell Auditorium

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Eastern announces 2013 Homecoming parade

9/25/2013

A homecoming parade in downtown Wilburton is an annual tradition for Eastern Oklahoma State College and this year will be no different. The parade will begin at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 2.

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Eastern to offer basic deer processing course

9/24/2013

Eastern Oklahoma State College will offer a day-long “Basic Deer Processing” course on Saturday, Oct. 5 beginning at 9 a.m. The continuing education course will be offered in Eastern’s meat processing laboratory in Wilburton.

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Wilburton to celebrate National GEAR UP Week

9/19/2013

Wilburton Mayor Stephen Brinlee recently signed a proclamation recognizing Sept. 23-27 as National GEAR UP Week in the community.

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Eastern introduces aquaponics system as sustainable agriculture effort in newly constructed greenhouse

9/16/2013

Eastern Oklahoma State College has launched a new sustainable agriculture project that will help increase the college’s environmental efforts while introducing a new farming technique to students.

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Goat Buck Test to conclude with Field Day Sept. 27

9/16/2013

Eastern Oklahoma State College will conclude its Oklahoma Forage-Based Meat Goat Buck Test with a Field Day event on Friday, Sept. 27 beginning at 10 a.m. in the Student Center Ballroom.

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Local educators gather to discuss goals for this year’s GEAR UP grant program

9/13/2013

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Eastern to open newly constructed greenhouse to the public

9/9/2013

Eastern Oklahoma State College will reveal its newly constructed greenhouse to the public during an Open House scheduled for Friday, Sept. 20 from noon to 4 p.m.

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Six new faculty members join Eastern Oklahoma State College this fall

9/5/2013

Six new full-time faculty members began teaching classes at Eastern Oklahoma State College this fall.

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Aggie Club elects 2013-2014 officers

8/30/2013

The Aggie Club held a cookout and elected its 2013-2014 officers on Aug. 29 at Robbers Cave State Park.

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Eastern president named chair of Council of Presidents

8/26/2013

Eastern Oklahoma State College President Dr. Stephen E. Smith has been named the chair of the Council of Presidents for the 2013-2014 academic year.

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Aggie Club hosts pool party

8/22/2013

The Aggie Club held a Pool Party at the Robbers Cave State Park swimming pool on Thursday evening, August 22.

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Aggie Club announces 2013-2014 Leaders

8/19/2013

Keifer Shearer takes over the reins this fall as President of the 2013-2014 Aggie Club. Keifer is an agriculture education major from Broken Bow, OK. Joining him will be Vice-President Logan Rea, an agriculture education major from Sallisaw, OK.

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Aggie Club kicks off school year with Faculty-Student Cookout

8/19/2013

The Aggie Club kicked off the 2013-2014 school year by hosting its annual Agriculture faculty-student hamburger cookout.

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Eastern Oklahoma State College provides scholarships to nearly 200 area students

8/13/2013

Eastern Oklahoma State College is helping make a college degree more affordable for nearly 200 area students who began classes in Wilburton, McAlester, Idabel and Antlers this week.

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Eleven members of EOSC GEAR UP delegation attend NCCEP/GEAR UP annual conference in San Francisco

7/22/2013

Eleven GEAR UP team members and guests represented Eastern Oklahoma State College at the 13th Annual National Council for Community and Education Partnerships/ Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (NCCEP/GEAR UP) Annual Conference in San Francisco, Calif.

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GEAR UP professional development team members attend Effective Educators conference

7/11/2013

Two members of Eastern Oklahoma State College’s GEAR UP team recently attended the 2013 Effective Educators Seminars featuring Drs. Harry and Rosemary Wong Training in Baton Rouge, LA.

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Local seventh and eighth grade students learn to GO BIG during Eastern Oklahoma State College’s GEAR UP summer leadership camps

7/3/2013

Four hundred sixty–five local seventh and eighth grade students learned how to “GO BIG with GEAR UP” during Eastern Oklahoma State College’s GEAR UP summer camps.

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Rep. Condit visits local students at Eastern’s GEAR UP summer camp

6/18/2013

Oklahoma District 18 Rep. Donnie Condit recently visited with 8th grade students from McAlester and 7th and 8th grade students from Panama during Eastern Oklahoma State College’s GEAR UP Summer Leadership Camp in Wilburton.

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Eastern Cheer to host open tryouts Aug. 17

6/18/2013

Eastern Oklahoma State College will host open tryouts on Saturday, Aug. 17 for positions on the cheer squad. The tryouts will begin in the CC Dunlap Field House at 10 a.m.

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McAlester couple donates alumna’s artwork for display at Eastern

6/12/2013

As award-winning artist and McAlester native Anita Caldwell Jackson walked through the halls on Eastern Oklahoma State College’s campus in Wilburton recently, she had a hard time believing what she was seeing. The Eastern alumna’s artwork was hanging throughout the first floor of the Library building on the campus she used to call home.

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Eastern president appointed to state Campus Safety and Security Task Force

6/10/2013

The Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education have appointed Eastern Oklahoma State College President Dr. Stephen Smith to the Campus Safety and Security Task Force. The task force will review and promote safety and security on college, university and career technology center campuses in Oklahoma.

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Eastern announces spring 2013 honor rolls

6/10/2013

Eastern Oklahoma State College has announced honor rolls for the spring 2013 semester.

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Baseball Try-Out Camp postponed until June 24

6/1/2013

Eastern Oklahoma State College's Baseball Try-Out Camp scheduled for June 2 has been postponed until Monday, June 24 at 2 p.m. due to wet fields.

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Kiamichi All-Star Classic softball and baseball games cancelled

5/31/2013

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Kiamichi All-Star Classic Updates

5/30/2013

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North and South teams split basketball games during Eastern’s 41st annual Kiamichi All-Star Classic

5/28/2013

The North and South team split the basketball games during Eastern Oklahoma State College’s 41st annual Kiamichi All-Star Classic on May26 in Wilburton.

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Eastern business students to compete at National Phi Beta Lambda Leadership Conference in Anaheim, Calif.

5/28/2013

Four Eastern Oklahoma State College students will compete in the Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda (FBLA-PBL) National Leadership Conference in Anaheim, Calif., June 21-25.

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Softball and baseball games for Eastern’s 41st annual Kiamichi All-Star Classic postponed; Basketball games to be played as scheduled

5/23/2013

The softball and baseball games for Eastern Oklahoma State College’s 41st annual Kiamichi All-Star Classic scheduled for Saturday, May 25 in Wilburton have been postponed because of heavy rain in the area. The basketball games will be played as scheduled on Saturday at 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

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Local athletes to play in Eastern’s 41st annual Kiamichi All-Star Classic

5/21/2013

Eastern Oklahoma State College will host the 41st annual Kiamichi All-Star Classic sports competition Saturday, May 25 in Wilburton. Area high school players will compete for either the North or South teams in softball, baseball and basketball.

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Eastern coaches plan summer basketball camps for area youth

5/21/2013

Eastern Oklahoma State College will offer two basketball camps in Wilburton this summer to help young players develop fundamentals and improve skills.

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Eastern Baseball to host Try-Out Camp

5/21/2013

Eastern Oklahoma State College will host a Try-Out Camp for graduating high school seniors and juniors in the region on Sunday, June 2 at 2 p.m. in Wilburton.

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Eastern graduates encouraged to remember their roots and family values

5/10/2013

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Outstanding graduates honored during Eastern’s Commencement Ceremony

5/10/2013

Eastern Oklahoma State College recognized six Outstanding Graduates during the college’s commencement ceremony on May 10 in Wilburton. One graduate from each of the six college divisions is selected each year for the honor.

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State Regents recognize Eastern Oklahoma State College and Choctaw Nation Health Center partnership

5/8/2013

Eastern Oklahoma State College was among 27 business and higher education partnerships throughout the state recognized for innovative collaborations that strengthen Oklahoma’s workforce.

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Eastern baseball players receive All-Region honors

5/8/2013

Seven members of the Eastern Oklahoma State College baseball team have been named to the NJCAA Region II All-Region team. Three of those players also received Gold Gove honors.

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Eastern to host summer camps for Children’s Theatre Workshop

5/7/2013

Local children and teens will have the opportunity to try out the stage for the first time or further their acting skills during Children’s Theatre Workshop summer camps at Eastern Oklahoma State College in May.

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GEAR UP team members attend T3 International Conference

5/6/2013

Two members of Eastern Oklahoma State College’s GEAR UP team recently attended the Teachers Teaching with Technology (T3) International Conference in Philadelphia, PA. GEAR UP Project Director Linda Morgan and Professional Development Coordinator Debbie Walters attended the T3 International Conference, the largest event for math and science professional development.

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Adebayo’s Eastern jersey to hang in Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame

5/2/2013

In recognition of her outstanding play and record-breaking season, Eastern Oklahoma State College sophomore Shola Adebayo will see her Lady Mountaineer jersey hang in the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame in Knoxville, Tenn.

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Eastern athletes honored during 45th annual Larry Stone Athletic Banquet

4/30/2013

All of Eastern Oklahoma State College’s student athletes from basketball, baseball, softball and cheerleading were honored during the 45th annual Larry Stone Athletic Banquet on April 29. Two students were also selected as recipients of the prestigious Larry Stone Award.

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Eastern students honored with scholarships for academic success

4/29/2013

Three Eastern Oklahoma State College students were recently recognized for their outstanding academic success with scholarships to continue their education.

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Retired space shuttle mission manager to address Eastern Oklahoma College graduates during Commencement on May 10

4/26/2013

Retired Boeing Company Engineer and Space Shuttle Mission Manager Evelyn Jo Whisenhunt-Guthery will be the keynote speaker at Eastern Oklahoma State College’s Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 10 at 7 p.m. in the C.C. Dunlap Field House in Wilburton.

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2013-14 Eastern Mountaineer Cheerleaders announced

4/25/2013

Eastern Oklahoma State College has announced the following students will be Mountaineer Cheerleaders for the 2013-14 school year.

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Local college students join national honor society

4/22/2013

A group of 29 high-achieving Eastern Oklahoma State College students were recently inducted into the national honor society Phi Theta Kappa during a campus ceremony in Wilburton.

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Charlie Brown, Snoopy and the gang headed to Eastern

4/15/2013

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Eastern to honor student athletes at banquet

4/15/2013

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“A Night at the Ballpark” to recognize donors and bring family fun to Eastern

4/10/2013

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Percussion Recital set for April 18 at Eastern

4/9/2013

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Moon signs to play basketball at Eastern

4/9/2013

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Results of the 2013 FFA Interscholastic Contest

4/3/2013

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Area students place in Eastern’s 34th Annual Scholastic Contest

4/3/2013

Eastern Oklahoma State College hosted the 34th Annual Scholastic Contest on Tuesday in Wilburton. There were 53 participating schools and 1,348 entries for 31 academic tests. Twenty-two schools competed in Division I, 14 schools in Division II and 17 schools in Division III.

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New student enrollment for summer and spring opens April 16 at Eastern

4/2/2013

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Eastern experiences record enrollment in Antlers; Open House set for April 11

4/1/2013

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Eastern federal grant representatives attend 2013 Higher Education Program Directors’ Meeting

3/31/2013

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Eastern Cheer to host open tryouts

3/29/2013

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Lady Mountaineers to host open tryouts

3/28/2013

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Eastern ends season with loss to Salt Lake in National Tournament

3/19/2013

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Children's Theatre Workshop Summer Camps and Intensive set for May

3/12/2013

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Eastern Mountaineers claim second straight Region 2 Championship, headed to NJCAA National Tournament

3/11/2013

Eastern Oklahoma State College is headed to the NJCAA National Tournament for the second straight year after claiming back-to-back Region 2 Championships.

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Local seniors receive free laptops from Eastern’s GEAR UP grant program

3/8/2013

The Eastern Oklahoma State College GEAR UP team has been busy delivering laptop computers and backpacks to local high school seniors of the 2006 GEAR UP for a Brighter Tomorrow grant.

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Eastern players and coach earn All-Conference Honors

3/8/2013

Two Eastern Oklahoma State College basketball players and head women’s basketball coach Amber Taylor have received All Conference honors this season.

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Eastern to host annual Agriculture Youth Camp June 19-21

3/6/2013

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Eastern raises approximately $9,000 for student scholarships and honors supporters at fourth annual Sapphire Ball

3/4/2013

An elegant evening of dinner and dancing resulted in approximately $9,000 for student scholarships at Eastern Oklahoma State College’s fourth annual Sapphire Ball on March 2. The college also honored outstanding employees, alumni and community supporters at the event.

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Eastern Theatre Department to present scene in Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival

2/25/2013

A scene from Eastern Oklahoma State College’s fall production of John Cariani’s “Almost, Maine” has been selected to participate in the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival’s Region 6 Festival. The Regional Festival will take place Feb. 25 through March 2 at the historic Strand Theatre and will be hosted by Centenary College in Shreveport, La.

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EOSC professor to receive Oklahoma Medal for Excellence

2/22/2013

Eastern Oklahoma State College professor Ruth Askew Brelsford has been announced as one of five outstanding educators in Oklahoma’s public schools by the Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence.

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Coach Scott Edgar gets 200th career win at Eastern

2/20/2013

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Eastern’s GEAR UP team attends 2013 NCCEP/GEAR UP Capacity-Building Workshop

2/18/2013

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Area students compete in regional math competition

2/14/2013

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Eastern’s fourth annual Sapphire Ball to benefit student scholarships and honor supporters

2/13/2013

Eastern Oklahoma State College alumni and supporters will enjoy dinner and dancing while raising funds for scholarships at the fourth annual Sapphire Ball on Saturday, March 2 in Wilburton.

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Eastern's 2013 FFA Interscholastic Contest set for March 29-30

2/13/2013

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EOSC baseball ranked No. 44 in pre-season poll

2/11/2013

The Eastern Oklahoma State College baseball team enters the 2013 campaign ranked No. 44 in the nation, according to the Perfect Game Pre-Season Poll.

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Wear pink and get in free for Lady Mountaineers vs. Redlands on Feb. 18

2/6/2013

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Eastern announces fall honor rolls

2/5/2013

Eastern Oklahoma State College has announced honor rolls for the fall 2012 semester.

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Local students place in 69th annual Southeast District Livestock Show

1/30/2013

Hundreds of students from across the state recently competed in the 69th annual Southeast District Livestock Show at Eastern Oklahoma State College in Wilburton. The show is jointly sponsored by the Eastern Agriculture Division and the Wilburton Lions Club.

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Lady Mountaineers get 69-64 win over Connors

1/25/2013

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Mountaineers drop close game to Connors

1/25/2013

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Higher education chancellor visits southeast Oklahoma to present legislative agenda

1/17/2013

With the demand for employees who have certificates and degrees increasing, college completion has never been a higher priority in the state of Oklahoma than it is now.

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BP America donates $15,000 for student scholarships

1/15/2013

BP America Production Company has made a $15,000 gift to Eastern Oklahoma State College to support student scholarships.

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Eastern splits games with NOC-Enid

1/11/2013

The Eastern Oklahoma State College men’s and women’s basketball teams are both 11-5 after splitting games with Northern Oklahoma College-Enid on Thursday in Wilburton.

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Eastern tops conference rival Carl Albert

1/8/2013

The Eastern Oklahoma State College men’s and women’s basketball teams picked up two conference wins against conference rival Carl Albert State College in Poteau on Monday night.

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Harlem Ambassadors Tour to visit Wilburton

1/7/2013

The internationally-acclaimed Harlem Ambassadors will visit Wilburton for a game on the campus of Eastern Oklahoma State College on Feb. 19 at 7 p.m.

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Eastern to dedicate renovated theatre after national championship debate coach Johnnie Wray

12/29/2012

Eastern Oklahoma State College will dedicate a renovated theatre after a dynamic, dedicated teacher who brought national attention to the college’s speech and debate program in the 1960s.

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Eastern names new vice president for Student Affairs

12/18/2012

Dr. Stephen Glazier has been named Eastern Oklahoma State College’s new vice president for Student Affairs.

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Eastern announces date for annual Sapphire Ball

12/12/2012

Eastern Oklahoma State College will host its annual Sapphire Ball on Saturday, March 2 in Wilburton. The event, now in its fourth year, will begin with a reception at 6 p.m. in the Student Center.

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Baseball hitting camps scheduled at Eastern on Dec. 29

12/10/2012

Eastern Oklahoma State College will offer two baseball hitting camps Saturday, Dec. 29. Participants will learn the basic fundamentals of hitting in a fun and energetic environment.

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Eastern to offer one-day basketball camp on Dec. 29

12/5/2012

Eastern Oklahoma State College will offer a day of basketball camps Saturday, Dec. 29 to help young players develop fundamentals and improve skills.

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Top scholars recognized with special luncheon at Eastern

12/4/2012

The best and brightest students at Eastern Oklahoma State College were recently recognized at a luncheon for their academic success.

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Eastern recognizes top scholars in Idabel

12/4/2012

The best and brightest Eastern Oklahoma State College students from the Southeastern McCurtain County Campus in Idabel were recently recognized at a luncheon for their academic success.

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Eastern professor earns America Recycles Day Award

12/3/2012

The Metropolitan Environmental Trust (The M.e.t.) recently honored Eastern Oklahoma State College professor Ruth Askew-Brelsford at the organization’s 12th annual America Recycles Day Awards Banquet in Tulsa.

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Area legislators visit with Eastern students

12/3/2012

Four area legislators recently visited with Eastern Oklahoma State College students during a luncheon in Wilburton. Eastern President Dr. Stephen Smith hosted the event that allowed the legislators to visit with students from throughout the state.

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Eastern picks up two conference wins against Northern-Tonkawa

11/30/2012

Eastern Oklahoma State College picked up two conference wins in Wilburton on Thursday against Northern Oklahoma College-Tonkawa.

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Jackpot Prospect Pig Show scheduled for Dec. 8

11/30/2012

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Eastern to host 86th annual Candlelighting program

11/15/2012

The Eastern Oklahoma State College Music Department will present its 86th Annual Candlelighting program at 5 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 2 in Mitchell Auditorium. The program will feature performances by the Eastern Concert Choir and Mountaineer Band. The concert is free and open to the public.

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Eastern's new apartment-style housing earns statewide construction award

11/15/2012

Eastern Oklahoma State College’s new student housing project was recently honored by the Oklahoma Chapter of the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) at the organization’s annual awards banquet.

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Area college students join national honor society

11/14/2012

A group of 25 high-achieving Eastern Oklahoma State College students were recently inducted into the national honor society Phi Theta Kappa during a campus ceremony in Wilburton.

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Chambers receives $1,000 OACC scholarship

11/14/2012

Eastern Oklahoma State College sophomore Larriann Chambers recently received a $1,000 tuition waiver scholarship from the Oklahoma Association of Community Colleges (OACC).

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Eastern's PTK Society claims victory in statewide voter registration contest

11/13/2012

Eastern Oklahoma State College’s Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) honor society recently received first-place honors from Oklahoma Campus Compact for winning a statewide voter registration competition.

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Mountaineer Mania gives high school seniors taste of college life at Eastern

11/7/2012

Hundreds of local high school seniors got a taste of college life Nov. 7 when they visited Eastern Oklahoma State College for Mountaineer Mania.

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Eastern to honor veterans with special program on Nov. 12

11/5/2012

Eastern Oklahoma State College will host a Veterans Day Observance on Monday, Nov. 12 at 1 p.m. in the Student Center Ballroom. All area veterans and active service men and women are invited to attend.

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Eastern's Children's Theatre heads to the jungle with production of "The Jungle Book"

11/5/2012

The Children's Theatre at Eastern Oklahoma State College will present two public performances of "The Jungle Book" by Vera Morris next week in Mitchell Auditorium in Wilburton.

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Eastern opens basketball season with convincing Homecoming wins over Rhema Bible College

11/5/2012

Eastern Oklahoma State College opened the basketball season with two convincing wins over Rhema Bible College during Homecoming festivities on Nov. 3.

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EOSC Breakout Cattle Show set for Nov. 24

11/1/2012

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Former Gov. George Nigh to be inducted into OACC Hall of Fame

9/5/2012

Former Oklahoma Gov. George Nigh will be inducted into the Oklahoma Association of Community Colleges (OACC) Hall of Fame this fall. He will receive the award at the OACC annual conference in Midwest City on Oct. 5.

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GEAR UP Youth Congress participants visit Oklahoma Congressmen

8/31/2012

Members of the 2012 NCCEP/GEAR UP Youth Congress recently met with Congressmen from their home states to share their stories and experiences with GEAR UP. The students, who are part of Eastern Oklahoma State College’s GEAR UP grant program, were in Washington, DC for the annual conference.

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Eastern's Janet Wansick named to 26th class of Leadership Oklahoma

8/24/2012

Dr. Janet Wansick, dean of Eastern Oklahoma State College’s McAlester campus, has been named a member of the 26th class of Leadership Oklahoma.

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Eight new faculty members join Eastern Oklahoma State College

8/24/2012

Eastern Oklahoma State College welcomed eight new full-time faculty members for the fall semester.

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Local sixth and seventh grade students looked toward the future during Eastern Oklahoma State College's GEAR UP summer camps

8/23/2012

Almost 700 local sixth and seventh grade students looked toward their futures this summer during Eastern Oklahoma State College’s GEAR UP summer camps. The students experienced the life of a typical college student at Eastern by experiencing instruction in a college classroom setting, sleeping in the residence halls and eating in the cafeteria.

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Aggie Club cools off with pool party

8/23/2012

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Wooldridge sworn in as member of the Eastern Oklahoma State College Board of Regents

8/20/2012

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Aggie Club hosts Faculty-Student Cookout

8/16/2012

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Eastern's Linda Morgan named to the NCCEP/GEAR UP Advisory Commission

8/14/2012

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Sixty-one members of EOSC GEAR UP delegation attend NCCEP/GEAR UP annual conference in Washington, DC

8/9/2012

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Eastern to name renovated theatre after national championship debate coach Johnnie Wray

7/18/2012

WILBURTON, OK (July 18, 2012) – Eastern Oklahoma State College plans to name a renovated theatre after a dynamic, dedicated teacher who brought national attention to the college’s speech and debate program in the 1960s.

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Eastern student-athletes honored by NJCAA for academic achievements

6/28/2012

WILBURTON, OK (June 28, 2012) – Four Eastern Oklahoma State College student-athletes have earned recognition from the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) for their excellence in the classroom.

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Walton Family Foundation gift to support EOSC Foundation efforts

6/26/2012

WILBURTON, OK (June 26, 2012) – The Walton Family Foundation recently presented an $8,000 gift to the Eastern Oklahoma State College Foundation to support administrative resources necessary in developing scholarship fundraising initiatives and special projects for the college.

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Two Mountaineers selected in MLB Draft

6/21/2012

WILBURTON, OK (June 21, 2012) – Eastern Oklahoma State College had two players selected in the 2012 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft on Tuesday, June 5.

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Eastern to host summer baseball camps

6/18/2012

Eastern Oklahoma State College will offer two summer baseball camps focused on the fundamentals of throwing, fielding, hitting and base running.

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Mountaineers finish season one win shy of NJCAA World Series

5/22/2012

The Eastern Oklahoma State College Mountaineers ended the season one win shy of a trip to the NJCAA World Series.

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Eastern Mountaineers win third consecutive Region II Championship; Price named Coach of the Year

5/14/2012

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Howlingwolf signs with the University of Arkansas-Monticello

4/17/2012

Eastern Oklahoma State College’s Demetra Howlingwolf signed a letter of intent today to play basketball next year at the University of Arkansas-Monticello.

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Eastern's Marcus Tarrance named NJCAA All-American

4/10/2012

Eastern Oklahoma State College’s Marcus Tarrance has been named a NJCAA Division I All-American. The sophomore from Memphis, Tenn. was one of 11 players named to the first team.

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Eastern ends historic basketball season with fourth place finish at national tournament

3/26/2012

The Eastern Oklahoma State College Mountaineers completed a historic basketball season with a fourth place finish in the NJCAA National Tournament last weekend in Hutchinson, Kan.

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Lady Mountaineers get first-round win in NJCAA Region 2 Tournament

3/16/2012

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Eastern Mountaineers headed to NJCAA National Tournament after Region II Championship

3/12/2012

Eastern Oklahoma State College is headed to the NJCAA National Tournament after defeating Northern Oklahoma College-Enid 91-86 on Sunday to become the Region II Champions.

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Eastern's Scott Edgar named Region II Coach of the Year; players also receive conference honors

3/6/2012

Eastern Oklahoma State College’s head basketball coach Scott Edgar has been named the NJCAA Region II Coach of the Year. Three players for the 8th ranked Mountaineers also received honors, which are voted on by the Oklahoma Collegiate Athletic Conference coaches.

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Choctaw Nation gives gift of light to Eastern baseball program with $25,000 donation

3/1/2012

The Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma has given the gift of light to Eastern Oklahoma State College with a $25,000 donation to support the installation of new stadium lights for the Mountaineer baseball field.

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Eastern power arms make national headlines

2/28/2012

Perfect Game USA highlights the depth of Eastern's power arms in a story by Allan Simpson published Feb. 28.

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Eastern clinches conference championship with 67-64 win over Western

2/24/2012

The 6th ranked Eastern Oklahoma State College Mountaineers defeated the Western Oklahoma State College Pioneers 67-64 Thursday night in Wilburton to clinch a regular season conference championship.

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Lady Mountaineers to raise breast cancer awareness

2/7/2012

Fans wearing pink get in free Real fans wear pink. Eastern Oklahoma State College basketball fans can substitute their blue and gold for pink attire and receive free admission to the Lady Mountaineers basketball game on Monday, Feb. 13. The Lady Mountaineers will take on Northern Oklahoma College-Enid at 6 p.m.

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Eastern knocks off Connors, ends 43-game home win streak

1/27/2012

The 13th ranked Eastern Oklahoma State College Mountaineers beat Connors State College 87-77 Thursday night in Warner, ending the Cowboys’ 43-game home winning streak.

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Eastern Mountaineers ranked No. 12 nationally in preseason basketball poll

10/25/2011

The Eastern Oklahoma State College men’s basketball team has earned a No. 12 ranking in the 2011-12 NJCAA Preseason Top 20 National Poll. “This is just a blessing for us,” said second-year coach Scott Edgar. “It’s a credit to the talent of our players, the commitment of Eastern’s leadership, the quality of our faculty and staff, as well as the support of our community.”

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Eastern OK State College signs No. 1 player in the country

7/14/2011

The 2012 recruiting class at Eastern Oklahoma State College made headlines Monday, June 27 when the Wilburton college baseball team signed the No. 1 high school player in the country, Dylan Bundy. Bundy joins a Mountaineer signing class that includes three other Major League Baseball Draft choices.

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