WILBURTON, Okla. – The Eastern Oklahoma State College nursing department will host its 50th Nursing Pinning Ceremony May 5 at 2 p.m. in the C.C. Dunlap Field House on the college’s Wilburton campus.
To celebrate this milestone event, the department has invited all alumni to the ceremony, as well as a preceding open house and reception. The open house will begin at 11:30 a.m. in Gunning Hall, followed by a reception in the E.E. Tourtellotte Student Center ballroom at noon.
The reception will feature several speakers including Brian Whitfield, McCurtain Memorial Hospital CEO; Julie Powell, RN, MSN, McAlester Regional Health Center Chief Nursing Officer; and Teresa Jackson, Choctaw Nation Senior Executive Officer for Tribal Services.
A group photo of all alumni in attendance will be taken after the reception, followed by the 50th Pinning Ceremony at 2 p.m. To RSVP, please call the Nursing Department at 918-465-1794.
Eastern’s nursing program began in 1973 and has been consistently ranked among the top nursing programs in Oklahoma.