Representatives from area nursing programs and EASTAR Health System cut a gauze ribbon during the Blessing Ceremony which officially opened its new Student Nurse Center.

Nursing students now have a dedicated place for programs, study and relaxation. The center will serve as dedicated space for nursing students from each of the area schools doing clinical rotations at EASTAR.

EASTAR serves as an education site for many area nursing programs. Schools represented today with the largest programs at EASTAR include:  Connors State College, Oklahoma State University, Northeastern State University, Indian Capital Technology CNurse Center Ribbon Cuttingenter and Bacone College.