WILBURTON – Carl Albert State College, Connors State College and Eastern Oklahoma State College announced Thursday an academic partnership that will expand access and provide additional educational opportunities for students in southeast Oklahoma.
The CACE Consortium, which is an acronym for Carl Albert, Connors and Eastern, includes the three rural, two-year colleges in southeast Oklahoma. The three community colleges will partner to offer a wider variety of general education and major courses to students through faculty and course sharing.
The consortium was announced at a signing ceremony during a special meeting of the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education in Oklahoma City. The institutions’ presidents participated in the signing via a video feed into the Regents’ meeting.