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Scott Cloud named to state communication board

Scott Cloud

Scott Cloud named to state communication board

Northern Oklahoma College Director of Public Information Scott Cloud has been elected Chairman of the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education Communicator’s Council.

The Communicator’s Council is a statewide panel of chief public relations professionals from public Oklahoma colleges, universities, and higher education programs.  The council serves as a key advisory council to the Chancellor, State Regents’ staff and other state officials.

The council serves as a forum where higher education public relations professionals meet monthly to discuss matters of common interest and implement strategies designed to communicate the benefits Oklahoma and Oklahomans receive from the state’s investment in its higher education system.

Cloud has been employed at NOC the past five years.  Previously, he worked over 30 years in the newspaper industry at The Blanchard News, Tonkawa News, and Newkirk Herald Journal.

He is a graduate of Pauls Valley High School and attended the University of Oklahoma.

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