Administrative Office Technology Graduates Find County Jobs

Eastern’s Administrative Office Technology (AOT) degree plan is a 62 hour Associate of Applied Science. Students in this program have four different choices of options that they can choose from including; Executive Assistant, Medical Assistant, Health Information Technology, and Legal Assistant. This allows the students the opportunity to gain employment in many areas of work.

2015 AOT students pictured left-to-right are: Julia Carter, Chanelle Gulley, Tammy Web, Kerrie Camp, and Wendy Stafford.

2015 AOT students pictured left-to-right are: Julia Carter, Chanelle Gulley, Tammy Web, Kerrie Camp, and Wendy Stafford.

Seven of the graduating class of May 2015 have already found jobs in their area of expertise. “I am proud of each of these students, all of them have worked hard to be where they are today. They are all full-time students and have worked at various jobs throughout their college career. Finding employment in their area of expertise right here at home is a blessing to not only the students, but to their new employers as well” states Kim Tollett, instructor of the AOT program.

Julia Carter – Julia was hired by McCurtain Memorial hospital and is the patient accounts representative.

Chanelle Gulley – Chanelle also now works for McCurtain Memorial hospital as the physician practice management clerk.

Tammy Webb – Tammy has worked for Tyson Foods for 22 years. Tammy recently was promoted to the position of benefits counselor.

Kerrie Camp – Kerrie was also hired at McCurtain Memorial hospital as a billing specialist.

Wendy Stafford – Wendy was hired by Sequel Care of Oklahoma. Wendy is an administrative assistant for Sequel Care and plans on continuing her education with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology.

Shawnte Gamble (not pictured) – Shawnte was hired by Simpson pharmacy and is a pharmacy technician.

Regina Hill (not pictured) – Regina now works for Little Dixie Transit as the transit clerk. Regina states that “This supervisory position is very different than what I am used to; and it definitely comes with great responsibility. I like challenge and am very grateful for my job. So far I have managed to work a full-time job and still attend school”.

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PTK Voter Registration Drive Winners Told

Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) at Eastern Oklahoma State College – McCurtain County Campus hosted voter registration on September 15th – 30th. There was a great turn out with 62 people registering to vote. Every person that registered was entered into a drawing for door prizes.

PTK NOOK Winner

Michael Cobb was the grand prize winner in PTK Voter Registration Drive at McCurtain County Campus.

The grand prize was a NOOK, won by student, Michael Cobb, and the second place winner, Samuel White received $50.00 cash. The following students won Eastern t-shirts: Jaelea Chance, Heather Perry, Chelsea Donaldson, Cherie McClellan, and Melissa Wilson. Eastern also gave away gift bags. The following winners of the gift bags were Dr. Charlie Clark, Samantha Wolf, Dana Harjo, Courtney Stowe, Cody Allen, and Callie Bryant.

Phi Theta Kappa student leader, Sherry Holeman and EOSC-MCC Secretary, Donna DeLozier organized the event.   Thank you to the Eastern Oklahoma State College-McCurtain County Campus Student Ambassadors, Akasha Glover, Barbara Bagsby, Regina Hill, Chanelle Gulley, Tammy Bagsby, as well as PTK students, Catherine Hyatt, and Leslie Cammarn for volunteering their time to help with voter registration.

Special thanks to the SE-MCC Dean, Dr. Bruce King and EOSC advisor, Preston Wheeler for allowing us to host this event at the MCC Campus. This event would not have been successful without administrative support and volunteers.

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