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McCurtain EOSC GEAR UP student tour Northeastern State University

Twenty-two McCurtain eighth and ninth grade GEAR UP students recently toured NSU (Northeastern State University) in Tahlequah. Students began the day at the University Center where they were greeted by NSU Campus Visit Program Graduate Assistant Bailey Rush, and NSU Student Ambassadors Tim Gardenhigh and Cheyenne Johns. Rush presented students with an overview of NSU, including information about admissions and scholarships, campus life activities, and degree programs. Students learned that NSU is the fourth-largest university in the state of Oklahoma. After the presentation, Gardenhigh and Johns led students on a campus tour. Students visited John Vaughn Library, Leoser Hall, Seminary

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McCurtain GEAR UP students visit the Science Museum Oklahoma

Twenty-four McCurtain seventh- and eighth-grade GEAR UP students recently visited the Science Museum Oklahoma in Oklahoma City. The two-story museum consists of a wide array of hands-on activities that allow students to have fun in an engaging way. The museum, as well as the name, has evolved since its creation in 1958. The mission of Science Museum Oklahoma, formerly known as the Omniplex Science Museum, is to enrich people’s lives by revealing the wonder and relevance of science. McCurtain students experienced the Science Live show which gave them an opportunity to experience live explosions. The Science Live Host explained the

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McCurtain GEAR UP students tour Connors State College

Twenty-three McCurtain GEAR UP seventh and eighth grade students recently toured Connors State College (CSC) in Warner. Students began their day at CSC in the Fine Arts Auditorium. CSC Assistant Director of Recruitment Megan Duvall and Director of Recruitment Logan Nero provided an introduction to CSC and gave students a flyer and a CSC Cowboys sticker. The flyer showcased CSC’s academic degrees, campus life, tuition cost (comparing the rates of in-state tuition versus out-of-state tuition costs), financial aid and scholarship assistance, and housing. Nero highlighted the NSU 2+2 Program where students can start at Connors State College and transfer all

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