Southeastern News

Fall commencement held at Southeastern

Commencement speaker Wren Baker congratulates a graduate.

Commencement speaker Wren Baker congratulates a graduate.

DURANT, Okla. – Southeastern Oklahoma State University held two Fall Commencement exercises Saturday at Bloomer Sullivan Arena.

Commencement speaker was Wren Baker, a 2001 graduate of Southeastern, who serves as Vice President and Director of Athletics at the University of North Texas in Denton.

Fifty-seven percent of the graduates are first-generation college graduates.  In addition, eight states and nine countries are represented by this class.

Southeastern president Sean Burrage offers congratulations to Taylor Gregory from Ardmore.

Southeastern president Sean Burrage offers congratulations to Taylor Gregory from Ardmore.

Southeastern president Sean Burrage, commencement speaker Wren Baker, and Oklahoma StateRegents Chair John Massey visit after the ceremony.

Southeastern president Sean Burrage, commencement speaker Wren Baker, and Oklahoma StateRegents Chair John Massey visit after the ceremony.

Southeastern’s Taylor Gregory elected to OSRHE Student Advisory Board

Sharon Robinson, vice president for student affairs at Southeastern, accompanied Taylor Gregory to the installation ceremony for the Student Advisory Board.

Sharon Robinson, vice president for student affairs at Southeastern, accompanied Taylor Gregory to the installation ceremony for the Student Advisory Board.

DURANT, Okla. – Taylor Gregory, a junior communication and occupational safety & health major from Ardmore, has been elected to serve on the Student Advisory Board (SAB) of the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education.

She also holds the office of vice president of the Student Government Association at Southeastern Oklahoma State University.

The Student Advisory Board communicates to the State Regents the views and interests of all Oklahoma college and university students on those issues that relate to the constitutional and statutory responsibilities of the State Regents.

In representing students, the SAB combines the opinions of students with research to develop the best proposals and recommendations for the Oklahoma State System of Higher Education.

Seven members are elected annually by delegates to the Oklahoma Student Government Association. All members serve one-year terms, May through April.