Connors State College to Receive Title III Native American Serving Nontribal Institutions Grant

Connors State College has been selected to receive funding under the Title III Native American Serving Nontribal Institution (NASNTI) Program. This grant will be in the amount of $1.75 million over five years. Connors State was one of nine higher education institutions selected for this grant. The purpose of the NASNTI program is to provide[…]


Connors State Native American Success and Cultural Center Adds to Exhibit

In late August, sisters Dianna Whitehurst, Elizabeth Griffin, and Elaine Harman donated an untitled art piece to the Connors State College Native American Success and Cultural Center. The colored pencil drawing by renowned Native American artist Ruthe Blalock Jones, of Delaware-Shawnee-Peoria tribal lineage, will be housed in the Ken Ogdon Family Museum inside Russell Hall[…]


Remembering the Aggies

Fifty or sixty years ago on fall Saturdays in this area, OU and OSU weren’t the only football programs that fans talked about. Many folks would spend those Saturdays watching the Connors State College Cowboys hit the gridiron. And while the program itself never achieved on the field greatness like its older and bigger cousins,[…]


Connors Forward Named to Great Britain’s U20 Roster

United Kingdom native Kingsley Nwagboso, the 6’10” sophomore forward for the Connors State Cowboys men’s basketball team, has been named to the roster of Great Britain’s Under-20 European championship division B 2016 team. After working with a tremendously strong initial candidate list of more than 20 players, head coach Andreas Kapoulas has made his final[…]


Connors State Announces Connors Choice Scholarship

Connors State College is proud to announce the Connors Choice scholarship. If you’re a new student or one returning from an extended break with a High School diploma or GED and have already applied for FASFA, you can apply for the Connors Choice Scholarship. Available for full-time and part-time students, with preference given to non-traditional[…]


Connors State Judgers Exhibit and Sell Wethers in Sedalia, Missouri

In June, Connors State College livestock judging team members exhibited and sold three wethers at the Midwest Stud Ram Sale, North America’s premier sheep show and sale, in Sedalia, Missouri. These sheep were born and raised at Connors State’s sheep unit, which is overseen by Assistant Livestock Judging Coach Nolan Hildebrand. The Connors wethers collectively[…]


College funding cuts hurting Oklahoma’s future, officials say

Higher education officials say misinformation fueled the historic funding cuts that will hurt both students and the future of Oklahoma. Funding to the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education was reduced nearly 16 percent for fiscal year 2017. That followed a series of cuts the previous year. “Over two years we’ve lost $265 million out[…]


Kids learn animal exhibition at Connors’ champ camp

Logan Bays and Hunter Adams did their best to shear a constantly bleating lamb Friday afternoon. “He’s afraid of the noise the clippers make,” said Logan, 10, of Wellston. However, the two managed to get the job done. They had applied what they had learned through the week at Be a Champ Show Cattle and[…]


Knight tabbed for DI Defensive Player of the Year Award

Connors State sophomore catcher Caleb Knight was recognized Thursday by the NJCAA Division I Baseball Committee as the 2016 Spalding NJCAA DI Baseball Defensive Player of the Year. Providing consistent leadership and performance from behind home plate, Knight proved to be an invaluable asset for Connors State throughout the 2016 season. Directing Cowboys pitchers to[…]


Caleb Knight named to the 2016 ABCA Gold Glove Team

Connors State sophomore catcher Caleb Knight was named to the 2016 American Baseball Coaches’ Association (ABCA)/Rawlings Gold Glove Team. Knight is just the second Cowboy to be named to the prestigious ABCA/Rawlings NJCAA Division I Gold Glove team, which was first recognized in 2007. “Caleb had a great year for us – he just continued[…]

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