NOC Tonkawa Hosting Northern Encounter February 7

Ponca City Now - February 1, 2024 6:49 am

Northern Oklahoma College Tonkawa is hosting a Northern Encounter recruiting event on Wednesday, Feb. 7 from 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. at the Renfro Center.

There will be door prizes, free SWAG, campus tour, meetings with faculty/staff, and a drawing for tuition waivers.

According to Vice President for Enrollment Management Dr. Rick Edgington students will be provided a schedule, much like an average NOC student’s schedule.  After a brief welcome and introduction, students will disperse to classrooms throughout campus and will attend “mini-classes” delivered by NOC faculty and staff.

Registration is from 8:45 a.m. – 9 a.m. with the event ending at 11 a.m.  Students can register for Northern Encounter at .

Anyone interested in more information can contact NOC’s Enrollment and Recruitment Office at 580.628.6220.

Northern Oklahoma College, the state’s first public two-year community college, is a multi-campus, land-grant institution that provides high quality, accessible, and affordable educational opportunities and services.

NOC serves nearly 4,000 students through the home campus in Tonkawa, branch in Enid, and NOC/OSU Gateway Program in Stillwater.  Of these students about 80% receive financial aid and/or scholarships. 75% of NOC students complete their degree with zero debt.

The college is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and offers associate degrees in three general areas: Arts, Science and Applied Science; the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs; and the Accreditation Commission for Education and Nursing.

For more information about Northern Oklahoma College please call (580) 628-6208 or visit the NOC website at


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