Muskogee Rotary Club Partners With Connors State To Award Scholarships

Having a successful college career is not always as simple as “going to class to pass”. Obstacles often get in the way of a student continuing higher education and completing their degree. For students Megan Yochum and Charity Royse, their obstacles included being a full-time mom, having a full-time job to support their families, and[…]


Saint Francis Health System Partners with Connors State

On Tuesday, August 8, 2017, Saint Francis Health System entered into a partnership with Connors State College providing funding to the college’s nursing program.  Saint Francis’ $500,000 contribution will support expansion of the school’s nursing program and the addition of two new faculty members. The health system has also provided scholarships to offset students’ educational[…]


Saint Francis donating $500,000 to Connors State College nursing program

Muskogee County and two adjoining counties are expected to see a 30 percent jump in the need for registered nurses by 2016. To help ease the Eastern Oklahoma version of a state and nationwide nursing shortage, a local institution is stepping up to make a major investment in the future. Saint Francis Health System will[…]


Connors State College recently received an $8,000 National Rifle Association grant

Connors State College recently received an $8,000 National Rifle Association grant, which will fund new trap machines, ammunition, and targets. Brandon Miller, shooting sports coach, said these items will be vital in helping the team meet their goals for the 2017 fall semester. The team also has plans to expand their shooting range in 2018[…]


Connors State Graduates More Than 350 During Spring Commencement

Connors State College recently celebrated its 108th graduating class awarding more than 350 certificates and degrees. “We are very proud of our students,” said Registrar Kwanna King.  “They have worked hard and have met all of the requirements for graduation.” The Commencement Ceremony was held May 5, 2017, at the Muskogee Civic Center. Chancellor Dr.[…]


Hamric and Whitlock Inducted to Connors Alumni & Friends Hall of Fame

On Saturday, April 29, 2017, Connors State College hosted its annual Alumni and Friends Banquet and Reunion. More than 75 alumni, friends, staff and students attended the event in the A.D. Stone Student Union on the Warner Campus. “The reunion is a time to share memories, see new developments on campus, and to honor exceptional[…]


Connors Pins 31 New Nursing Graduates

Connors State College celebrated the graduation of 31 new nurses in a pinning and candle lighting ceremony held May 5, 2017, in the Fine Arts Auditorium on the Warner Campus. Graduates were pinned by a faculty, staff, family member or friend of their choice, and provided with a Bible courtesy of the Gideon’s International Auxiliary.[…]


Kimberly Phillips Receives $10,000 Alida W. Parker Scholarship

Kimberly Phillips, Title III Native American Serving Non Tribal Institution Grant Project Director, received The Alida W. Parker Scholarship from The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International. The honor Society for women educators promotes excellence in education and personal and professional growth of women educators, leading in the field of graduate scholarships given to members and[…]


Dr. Ron Ramming Selected as 17th President of Connors State College

The A&M Board of Regents has selected Dr. Ron Ramming as the President of Connors State College (CSC) at a special meeting on Thursday. He will serve as CSC’s 17th president. Ramming has served as the Interim President of CSC since last summer. The regents voted unanimously to select Ramming as the next leader for[…]


Connors State Students and Staff Visit Capitol to Celebrate OHLAP Day

More than 200 students, faculty, representatives from Oklahoma’s public colleges and universities, and other supporters gathered at the state Capitol Tuesday to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Oklahoma’s Promise scholarship program, to show appreciation for the Governor and Legislature’s ongoing support of the program, and to encourage legislators to continue to fund the program.[…]

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