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CASC Preparing for Annual Vike Hike, Registration Now Open Featured

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Carl Albert State College is gearing up for the 13th Annual Vike Hike! The Vike Hike is a half marathon and 5K run benefiting the CASC Scholarship Fund. This year’s Vike Hike is scheduled for Saturday, March 28th, 2020. The half marathon will kick off at 7 am, and the 5K run will begin at 9 am. All northbound lanes of the Poteau bypass will be closed to traffic during the event. Online registration is available at

Scholarships are available annually for many students who require financial assistance to attend college and have demonstrated above average skills and abilities. A Scholarship Committee is responsible for the selection of students to receive scholarships. Most scholarships are awarded on the basis of financial need; others are awarded for academic achievement or other significant contributions to the College. The Scholarship Application is NOW OPEN for the 2020/2021 Academic Year. The deadline to submit application is March 1, 2020.
Carl Albert State College offers students a world-class education at an affordable price. CASC has been voted the Best Community College in Oklahoma; currently stands as No. 11 in the Nation for graduation rates among community colleges; and offers the most affordable tuition and fees in the region. The main campus is in Poteau, with a branch campus in Sallisaw, and the college offers eight degrees and three certificate programs completely online.

The Poteau campus offers residential living opportunities for students who wish to have the full college experience, and participate in many campus clubs, activities, and a variety of intramural games. Viking athletics include baseball, softball, men’s and women’s cross country, and E-Sports teams. CASC is home to individuals from all walks of life. For every CASC student, including the working adult with other commitments —day, evening, and online courses are offered to fit your busy schedule. Whether you’re planning to live on campus, commute, or earn your degree online – CASC meets students’ needs in an efficient, effective, and economical manner. Carl Albert provides excellent educational opportunities for students whether they desire to go straight to work following graduation, or plan to transfer to further their educational career.

Carl Albert State College is proud to carry out its mission to provide affordable, accessible and exceptional education that fosters student success.

David Deaton

Digital Editor at Oklahoma Welcome

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