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Eastern President Janet Wansick selected for the Aspen Institute’s New Presidents Fellowship

Eastern President Janet Wansick selected for the Aspen Institute’s New Presidents Fellowship

The Aspen Institute College Excellence Program (Aspen) announced today that Dr. Janet Wansick, president at Eastern Oklahoma State College, is one of 26 leaders selected for the 2022-23 class of the Aspen New Presidents Fellowship.

Eastern hires Brock Moss as new Head Baseball Coach

Eastern hires Brock Moss as new Head Baseball Coach

Eastern Oklahoma State College has hired Brock Moss as its new head coach for baseball.

Eastern names Al Davis new athletic director

Eastern names Al Davis new athletic director

Eastern Oklahoma State College Head Women’s Basketball Coach Al Davis has been named the new athletic director for the Mountaineers after the departure of Coach Matt Parker.

35 Eastern Student-Athletes Earn 2022 All-Academic Honors

35 Eastern Student-Athletes Earn 2022 All-Academic Honors

Thirty-five Eastern Oklahoma State College student-athletes have been named to 2022 National Junior College Athletic Association All-Academic teams. All six of Eastern's athletic teams were represented in this selection.

Eastern to accept nominations for Hall of Fame event

Eastern to accept nominations for Hall of Fame event

Eastern Oklahoma State College’s Alumni Association is planning a Hall of Fame event during the college’s annual Homecoming festivities on Friday, Nov. 11 at 6 p.m. Established in 1988, the Alumni Association Hall of Fame recognizes former students who have distinguished themselves in their profession...

Bilderback joins Eastern Oklahoma State College Board of Regents

Bilderback joins Eastern Oklahoma State College Board of Regents

Eric Bilderback of El Reno, OK was recently appointed to serve a seven-year term as a member of the Eastern Oklahoma State College Board of Regents.

Eastern hosts second annual Native Americans Who Code summer camp

Eastern hosts second annual Native Americans Who Code summer camp

Eastern Oklahoma State College hosted its second annual Native Americans Who Code summer camp May 23-26, 2022.

Eastern welcomes Secretary Arthur and other guests for Meats Lab open house

Eastern welcomes Secretary Arthur and other guests for Meats Lab open house

Eastern Oklahoma State College recently hosted an open house to showcase the college’s newly-renovated Meats Lab.

Eastern announces spring 2022 honor rolls

Eastern announces spring 2022 honor rolls

Eastern Oklahoma State College has announced honor rolls for the fall 2022 semester.

Eastern Alumni Association names new board leadership

Eastern Alumni Association names new board leadership

Eastern Alumni Association names new board leadership

Eastern student presents research at annual meeting of Parasitologists

Eastern student presents research at annual meeting of Parasitologists

An Eastern Oklahoma State College student recently presented original research at the annual meeting of the Southwestern Association of Parasitologists at the University of Oklahoma Biological Station at Lake Texoma in April.

Eastern to host open house for newly-renovated Meats Lab

Eastern to host open house for newly-renovated Meats Lab

Eastern Oklahoma State College will host an open house for the newly-renovated Meats Lab on June 3, 2022, from 10 a.m. to noon.

Eastern graduate awarded prestigious Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Transfer Scholarship

Eastern graduate awarded prestigious Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Transfer Scholarship

Jill Pruitt, a 2022 graduate of Eastern Oklahoma State College, is one of 100 community college students in the nation to be awarded a prestigious Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship from the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation. The highly competitive national scholarship provides transfer students with...

Eastern Oklahoma State College announces 2022 graduates

Eastern Oklahoma State College announces 2022 graduates

Eastern Oklahoma State College hosted its Commencement Ceremonies on May 6. An estimated 241 students have earned their associate degree or certificate this year.

Eastern Oklahoma State College names 2022 Outstanding Graduates

Eastern Oklahoma State College names 2022 Outstanding Graduates

Eastern Oklahoma State College named Outstanding Graduates for each of the college divisions during Commencement Ceremonies in Wilburton on May 6.

Eastern to offer lifeguard training course May 14-15

Eastern to offer lifeguard training course May 14-15

Eastern Oklahoma State College will offer a lifeguard training course May 14-15 in Wilburton.

Eastern names nursing skills lab in honor of Puterbaugh Foundation gifts

Eastern names nursing skills lab in honor of Puterbaugh Foundation gifts

Eastern Oklahoma State College recently named a nursing skills lab on the Wilburton campus to honor its longtime partnership with the Puterbaugh Foundation of McAlester.

Eastern’s stocker management program students benefit from real-world experience and investment opportunities

Eastern’s stocker management program students benefit from real-world experience and investment opportunities

Eastern Oklahoma State College students in the ranch operations - stocker management program recently received more than $21,500 in total profits for the sale of their stocker cattle this spring.

Eastern Oklahoma State College distributes American Rescue Plan funds to 1,061 students

Eastern Oklahoma State College distributes American Rescue Plan funds to 1,061 students

More than 1,000 Eastern Oklahoma State College students recently received emergency federal funding provided by the American Rescue Plan (ARP) to assist them with unexpected costs incurred during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Area students place in Eastern’s 42nd Annual Scholastic Contest

Area students place in Eastern’s 42nd Annual Scholastic Contest

Eastern Oklahoma State College hosted the 42nd Annual Scholastic Contest on April 5, 2022. There were 27 participating schools for 30 academic tests. Twelve schools competed in Division I, six schools in Division II and nine schools in Division III.

Eastern Oklahoma State College announces Commencement Ceremonies on May 6

Eastern Oklahoma State College announces Commencement Ceremonies on May 6

Eastern Oklahoma State College has announced plans for two Commencement Ceremonies and a Nursing Pinning Ceremony for Friday, May 6 at the C.C. Dunlap Field House in Wilburton.

Donors raise more than $36,000 for student scholarships, setting record at Eastern’s 2022 Sapphire Ball

Donors raise more than $36,000 for student scholarships, setting record at Eastern’s 2022 Sapphire Ball

Eastern Oklahoma State College’s 2022 Sapphire Ball raised a record-breaking $36,429 for student scholarships while honoring supporters of the college. The annual event was held April 9 in Wilburton.

EOSC to host second Native Americans Who Code summer camp

EOSC to host second Native Americans Who Code summer camp

Eastern Oklahoma State College will host its second Native Americans Who Code summer camp May 23-26, 2022.

State Regents recognize partnership between Eastern and the Caring Hands Healthcare Centers

State Regents recognize partnership between Eastern and the Caring Hands Healthcare Centers

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

Groups gather to improve nursing education access in southeast Oklahoma

Groups gather to improve nursing education access in southeast Oklahoma

Representatives from Eastern Oklahoma State College, Kiamichi Technology Centers and McAlester Regional Health Center met today to discuss opportunities to increase the number of nurses entering the workforce.

Eastern’s Sapphire Ball scholarship fundraiser returns April 9 after pandemic changes past two years

Eastern’s Sapphire Ball scholarship fundraiser returns April 9 after pandemic changes past two years

Eastern Oklahoma State College will host its 12th Sapphire Ball scholarship fundraiser on Saturday, April 9 after having to cancel and modify the event during the past two years of the pandemic. The annual black-tie event honors supporters of the college while raising funds for student scholarships....

Eastern students visit State Capitol for 2022 Higher Education Day

Eastern students visit State Capitol for 2022 Higher Education Day

Eastern Oklahoma State College students and staff joined students, faculty and representatives from Oklahoma’s public colleges and universities on Feb. 15 for the annual Higher Education Day at the state Capitol, promoting the value and importance of higher education in the state.

Groups gather to improve education access in southeast Oklahoma

Groups gather to improve education access in southeast Oklahoma

Representatives from Kiamichi Technology Centers, Carl Albert State College and Eastern Oklahoma State College met on Feb. 14 for their bi-annual partnership meeting.

Eastern Oklahoma State College announces fall 2021 honor rolls

Eastern Oklahoma State College announces fall 2021 honor rolls

Eastern Oklahoma State College has announced honor rolls for the fall 2021 semester.

Eastern inducts students into academic honor society

Eastern inducts students into academic honor society

Twenty-seven academically high-achieving students were recently inducted into the national honor society Phi Theta Kappa during a campus ceremony in Wilburton.

Eastern Music Department to present 95th annual Candlelighting Dec. 5

Eastern Music Department to present 95th annual Candlelighting Dec. 5

Eastern Oklahoma State College’s Music Department will present its 95th annual Candlelighting program Sunday, Dec. 5 at 7:00 p.m. in Mitchell Auditorium. Admission is free and open to the public.

EOSC Alumni Association inducts five graduates into Hall of Fame

EOSC Alumni Association inducts five graduates into Hall of Fame

The Eastern Oklahoma State College Alumni Association inducted five deserving graduates into its Hall of Fame during a Homecoming celebration on Friday, Nov. 12.

Eastern Oklahoma State College Agriculture Division to host 2nd Annual Agricultural Hall of Fame Celebration Nov. 20

Eastern Oklahoma State College Agriculture Division to host 2nd Annual Agricultural Hall of Fame Celebration Nov. 20

WILBURTON, Okla. – The Eastern Oklahoma State College Agriculture Division is set to host the 2nd Annual Agricultural Hall of Fame Celebration Nov. 20, 2021.

Eastern Oklahoma State College distributes American Rescue Plan funds to 1,280 students

Eastern Oklahoma State College distributes American Rescue Plan funds to 1,280 students

More than 1,200 Eastern Oklahoma State College students recently received emergency federal funding provided by the American Rescue Plan (ARP) to assist them with unexpected costs incurred during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Eastern to honor veterans, dedicate memorial at Nov. 11 ceremony

Eastern to honor veterans, dedicate memorial at Nov. 11 ceremony

Eastern Oklahoma State College will host its annual Veterans Day Ceremony on Thursday, Nov. 11 at 2:30 p.m. in Wilburton. This year’s event will include a special dedication of the Larry Stone Veterans Memorial near the Clock Tower area of campus.

Eastern to welcome high school seniors to campus for Mountaineer Mania on Nov. 16

Eastern to welcome high school seniors to campus for Mountaineer Mania on Nov. 16

Eastern Oklahoma State College will host a special senior visit day for prospective students who are in their senior year of high school on Tuesday, Nov. 16, in Wilburton. Mountaineer Mania will begin with registration at 9 A.M. in C.C. Dunlap Field House.

Eastern to host annual Trunk or Treat Oct. 28 for community and surrounding area

Eastern to host annual Trunk or Treat Oct. 28 for community and surrounding area

Eastern Oklahoma State College will host its annual Halloween Trunk or Treat Thursday, Oct. 28. Adults and children of all ages are invited to come enjoy free games and trunk or treat provided by many of Eastern’s student organizations, faculty divisions and staff departments.

Five Eastern Oklahoma State College graduates to be inducted into the Alumni Association’s Hall of Fame

Five Eastern Oklahoma State College graduates to be inducted into the Alumni Association’s Hall of Fame

The Eastern Oklahoma State College Alumni Association will induct five deserving graduates into its Hall of Fame during a Homecoming celebration on Friday, Nov. 12 at 6 p.m.

Eastern Music Department to present Fall Concert Oct. 12

Eastern Music Department to present Fall Concert Oct. 12

Eastern Oklahoma State College’s Music Department will present its annual Fall Concert Oct. 12 at 7:30 p.m. in Mitchell Auditorium in Wilburton.

Eastern Oklahoma State College distributes American Rescue Plan funds to 357 students

Eastern Oklahoma State College distributes American Rescue Plan funds to 357 students

More than 350 Eastern Oklahoma State College students recently received emergency federal funding provided by the American Rescue Plan (ARP) to assist them with unexpected costs incurred during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

State Regents recognize partnership between Eastern and Great Western Dining

State Regents recognize partnership between Eastern and Great Western Dining

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

Eastern Oklahoma State College planning Hall of Fame event for November

Eastern Oklahoma State College planning Hall of Fame event for November

Eastern Oklahoma State College’s Alumni Association is planning a Hall of Fame event during the college’s annual Homecoming festivities on Friday, Nov. 12 at 6 p.m. Established in 1988, the Alumni Association Hall of Fame recognizes former students who have distinguished themselves in their profession...

Eastern Oklahoma State College distributes American Rescue Plan funds to 689 students

Eastern Oklahoma State College distributes American Rescue Plan funds to 689 students

More than 680 Eastern Oklahoma State College students recently received emergency federal funding provided by the American Rescue Plan (ARP) to assist them with unexpected costs incurred during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Eastern Student-Athletes Earn 2021 All-Academic Honors

Eastern Student-Athletes Earn 2021 All-Academic Honors

Thirty-four Eastern Oklahoma State College student-athletes have been named to 2021 National Junior College Athletic Association All-Academic teams. Five of Eastern’s athletic teams were represented in this selection.

EOSC hosts first Native Americans Who Code summer camp

EOSC hosts first Native Americans Who Code summer camp

Eastern Oklahoma State College recently hosted its first Native Americans Who Code summer camp in Wilburton.

No tuition increase, new placement guidelines for 2021-22 academic year at EOSC

No tuition increase, new placement guidelines for 2021-22 academic year at EOSC

Eastern Oklahoma State College has announced there will be no tuition and fee increase for the 2021-22 academic year. The EOSC Board of Regents approved the request at their regularly scheduled meeting in June.

EOSC Coaches Davis, Parker receive commendation from Congressman Mullin

EOSC Coaches Davis, Parker receive commendation from Congressman Mullin

Eastern Oklahoma State College Head Women’s Basketball Coach Al Davis and Head Baseball Coach Matt Parker recently received a commendation from U.S. Representative Markwayne Mullin (OK-2) for their accomplishments during the 2020-2021 season.

Eastern Oklahoma State College announces spring 2021 honor rolls

Eastern Oklahoma State College announces spring 2021 honor rolls

Eastern Oklahoma State College has announced honor rolls for the spring 2021 semester.

Walker sworn in as member of the EOSC Board of Regents

Walker sworn in as member of the EOSC Board of Regents

Leland Walker of Red Oak 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 Representative Jim Grego.

Eastern students honored with 53rd annual Larry Stone Awards

Eastern students honored with 53rd annual Larry Stone Awards

Eastern sophomores Ashley Brown and Andrew Walling were selected for the 2021 Larry Stone Award on the basis of their overall contributions to the spirit of athletics and their demonstration of teamwork, determination, unselfishness and citizenship. Brayanna Polk and Josh Jones each received the Larry...

Eastern names 2021 Outstanding Graduates

Eastern names 2021 Outstanding Graduates

Eastern Oklahoma State College named Outstanding Graduates for each of the seven college divisions during Commencement Ceremonies in Wilburton on May 7.

Eastern Oklahoma State College lifts COVID-19 restrictions

Eastern Oklahoma State College lifts COVID-19 restrictions

In response to new Center for Disease Control guidance released on May 13, Eastern Oklahoma State College will no longer require the mandated use of masks or face coverings on campus. Eastern also plans to return to full capacity, in-person classes and activities this fall.

Eastern Oklahoma State College announces 2021 graduates

Eastern Oklahoma State College announces 2021 graduates

Despite the challenges they faced to complete their education during a global pandemic, 220 Eastern Oklahoma State College students have earned their associate degree or certificate this year.

EOSC students inducted into Phi Theta Kappa during spring 2021 ceremony

EOSC students inducted into Phi Theta Kappa during spring 2021 ceremony

A group of academically high-achieving students were recently inducted into the national honor society Phi Theta Kappa during a campus ceremony in Wilburton. The group consisted of students who met the requirements for membership in the spring and fall semesters of 2020 and spring semester of 2021.

Eastern students named to 2021 All-Oklahoma Academic Team, receive scholarships

Eastern students named to 2021 All-Oklahoma Academic Team, receive scholarships

Two Eastern Oklahoma State College students were recently recognized for their outstanding academic success with scholarships.

More than $27,000 raised for student scholarships at Eastern’s 2021 Sapphire Ball

More than $27,000 raised for student scholarships at Eastern’s 2021 Sapphire Ball

Although the 2020 Sapphire Ball had to be canceled and the 2021 event scaled back due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Eastern Oklahoma State College’s donors and supporters still helped raise more than $27,000 to ensure students can achieve their dreams of earning a college degree.

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