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CEC Offers Mentoring Program

The Spring semester kicks off additional student services in the Cultural Engagement Center (CEC) for Native American and low-income students.

Through the NASNTI grant, mentors will be provided for Native American students attending NOC on all three campuses.

The ten Native American mentors have earned a college degree in a variety of fields from different colleges. Mentors are available to discuss time management, study skills, financial aid information, tribal scholarships, and goal setting as well as other topics related to college success.

Native American students that have not been contacted by a mentor, please contact Ted Moore, Native American Student Success Specialist in the CEC, via email at, or call 580.628.6384.

Mentors include Alison Black, Alexandria Chino, Michael Davis, Kristin Gentry, Charlene Le, Sabrina Norris, Mary Jo Pratt, Susan Michele Sheldon, Courtney Tsotigh and Hannah Wensman.

The CEC is located on the north side of the Vineyard Library.

The Cultural Engagement Center is a great place to study alone or in small groups. The CEC has 12 desktop computers, 20 laptop computers, printer, private study rooms, math tutoring, and a kitchen area with microwave and refrigerator.

The CEC is open 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Northern Oklahoma College, the state’s oldest community college, is a multi-campus, land-grant institution that provides high quality, accessible, and affordable educational opportunities and services which create life-changing experiences and develop students as effective learners and leaders within their communities in a connected, ever changing world.

Serving nearly 5,000 students, NOC is a public, two-year community college with locations in Tonkawa, Enid and Stillwater. The college is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and offers associate degrees in three general areas: Arts, Science and Applied Science. The associate degree fulfills lower-division course work which is applicable towards a bachelor’s degree.

For more information about Northern Oklahoma College or giving to the NOC Foundation, please contact the development office at (580) 628-6208 or visit the NOC website at