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Top 10 Freshmen recognized at Southeastern

By UNIVERSITY COMMUNICATIONS

The Top 10 Freshmen are, front row, left to right, Rylee Dunlap, Ieysha Cheney, KateLeigh AlycAnn Wright, Bailey Elizabeth Sykora, and Ashlee Carr. Back row, Southeastern president Sean Burrage, Dillan Browne, Morgan Blake, Spencer Cole Patton, Rachel Storey, Elexis Watson, and Dr. Marlin Blankenship, director of the academic advising and outreach center.

The Top 10 Freshmen are, front row, left to right, Rylee Dunlap, Ieysha Cheney, KateLeigh AlycAnn Wright, Bailey Elizabeth Sykora, and Ashlee Carr. Back row, Southeastern president Sean Burrage, Dillan Browne, Morgan Blake, Spencer Cole Patton, Rachel Storey, Elexis Watson, and Dr. Marlin Blankenship, director of the academic advising and outreach center.

DURANT, Okla. – Southeastern Oklahoma State University recognized the 2017-18 Top Ten Freshmen during a ceremony Friday in the Glen D. Johnson Student Union Auditorium.

The honorees were recognized for academic achievement and campus/community involvement.

The 2017-18 Top 10 Freshmen are:

  • Morgan Blake, double major in Biology and Fisheries and Wildlife, from Smithville, Oklahoma
  • Dillan  Browne, Finance, Wilburton
  • Ashlee Carr, Advertising and Public Relations, Carter
  • Ieysha Cheney, Communications and Public Relations, Broken Bow
  • Rylee Dunlap, double major in Psychology and Biology, Atoka
  • Spencer Cole Patton, Advertising and Public Relations, Durant
  • Rachel Storey, Fisheries and Wildlife, Brunswick, Georgia
  • Bailey Elizabeth Sykora, Nursing, Marietta
  • Elexis Watson, Biology, Muskogee
  • KateLeigh AlycAnn Wright, double major in English and Strategic Communications, Haworth

Southeastern’s MBA adds seven new online areas of emphasis

Offerings in Marketing, Finance, HR, Strategic Communications, Aerospace Logistics and Hospitality Marketing support working adults who want to advance their career

DURANT, Okla. – The John Massey School of Business at Southeastern Oklahoma State University has expanded its range of fully online Master of Business Administration (MBA) offerings with the addition of a general MBA as well as six new areas of emphasis.

In addition to the new online general MBA, the University now offers areas of emphasis in Marketing, Hospitality Marketing, Finance, Human Resources, Strategic Communications, and Aerospace Logistics. The new options join the university’s other online MBA areas of emphasis in Management, Entrepreneurship, Health Information Systems, Safety, and Native American Leadership.

“Managerial and professional occupations are key drivers for economic growth, and demand for MBAs in Oklahoma is at its highest level in the past decade,” said Southeastern president Sean Burrage. “Our online MBA, with its diverse areas of emphasis, is a response to this critical need, and it reflects our commitment to a high-quality and affordable education. For the first time, an MBA is truly accessible to many residents of this region and nationwide.”

Southeastern’s  broad portfolio of specialized offerings addresses the state’s growing need for business leaders with advanced education.

Almost 350,000 master-degreed professionals will be needed across Oklahoma, Colorado, Kansas, Missouri and Arkansas by 2020, according to research from the Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce and the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Southeastern’s  MBA program is fully accredited by the prestigious Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). The program requires no GMAT for admission, no travel to campus, and can be completed in as little as 12 months. For more information or to apply, please visit http://online.se.edu/.

Southeastern  selected Academic Partnerships (AP), a leading global provider of online services for higher education, to support the launch and marketing of the online MBA programs.

Academic Partnerships is a leading online service provider for higher education globally. The company assists universities in converting their on-campus degree programs into an online format, recruits qualified students for those programs, and supports enrolled students through graduation.

Serving public and private not-for-profit universities in the United States and top international institutions, AP is guided by the principle that the opportunities presented through technology-aided learning make higher education more accessible and achievable. The company was founded by a social entrepreneur, Randy Best, who has spent nearly 20 years developing innovative learning solutions to improve education. For more information, please visit www.academicpartnerships.com.