Connors State College Announces Spring Commencement Details

Connors State College Announces Spring Commencement Details

Muskogee, Okla. – Connors State College will recognize graduating students during their annual Spring Commencement ceremony on May 10th.

The Connors State College’s Nursing Program will also celebrate their Pinning ceremony the same day at 2:00 p.m. at Rougher Village in Muskogee. Spring Commencement will follow the Pinning at 7:00 p.m.

Guests are welcome. Students and their guests may begin arriving at 5:45pm. CSC will also livestream the commencement ceremonies for family members and friends of graduates unable to attend in person.

Addressing the graduates and guests will be the Oklahoma Secretary of Agriculture, Blayne Arthur.

After earning a bachelor’s degree in agricultural economics from Oklahoma State University in 2004, Arthur worked in small business financing before joining the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture as the social media coordinator. She served as Deputy Commissioner from 2011-2016 before a stint as Executive Director of the Oklahoma 4-H Foundation.

Arthur has been honored as the Oklahoma Cattlemen’s Distinguished Service Award recipient, an Achiever Under 40, the 2014 Oklahoma Agricultural Woman of the Year, and more.

Secretary Arthur took office as Secretary of Agriculture on Jan. 14, 2019. She is the first woman to hold the position. In her role, she serves as Governor Kevin Stitt’s chief advisor on agricultural policy and implementation. 

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