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Tannehill GEAR UP students tour Murray State College

Thirteen Tannehill eighth grade GEAR UP students recently toured Murray State College in Tishomingo, Oklahoma. Students were greeted by Outreach and Recruitment Coordinator Craig Kelley who gave them an introduction to college life and expectations. He stated that the Murray motto is, “From here, you can go anywhere.” They began the tour of the campus inside the gunsmithing building, which is 1 of 4 programs in the country. From there, they visited the Library and the Paul J. Park Student Union, where they learned about the benefits each of these locations that students can access. Next, they toured the Veterinary

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Coalgate eighth grade GEAR UP students tour Murray State College

Forty-one Coalgate eighth grade GEAR UP students recently toured MSC (Murray State College) in Tishomingo. Students were greeted by MSC Recruiter Craig Kelley who gave them a brief overview of college life and expectations. He explained to students that a two-year college like MSC is a good place to start their collegiate adventure allowing them to learn how to be a college student in a safe and less expensive environment than a four-year college. Kelley led students on a walking tour of the campus, including an extensive tour of the MSC gunsmithing program, which teaches all aspects of building and

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Antlers ninth grade GEAR UP students tour Murray State College

Antlers ninth grade GEAR UP students recently visited Murray State College in Tishomingo. Students began the day at Fletcher Auditorium, and then toured some of the main buildings on campus. Student Affairs and Student Support representatives provided students with a question and answer session about financial aid, housing, campus life, and programs offered. Two of the favorite stops on the tour were the gunsmithing technology and nursing programs. The field trip was sponsored by Eastern Oklahoma State College GEAR UP. Eastern received a $17 million federal GEAR UP grant in 2017, and will serve more than 3,000 students in 39

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