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Gerald Cournoyer named Vice President of Development

Gerald Cournoyer named Vice President of Development

MUSKOGEE, OKLAHOMA – DECEMBER 28, 2020 Bacone College announced Monday the promotion of the former director of the Bacone College School of Indian Art. Gerald Cournoyer, the Oglala Lakota artist who has directed the art program since 2018, has been promoted to...

Michael Elizondo Jr. named Director of School of Indian Art

Michael Elizondo Jr. named Director of School of Indian Art

MUSKOGEE, OKLAHOMA – DECEMBER 28, 2020 Bacone College announced Monday the promotion of the former director of the Bacone College School of Indian Art and appointment of a new director. Gerald Cournoyer, the Oglala Lakota artist who has directed the art program since...

Bacone College sets new start date for spring – Jan. 20

Bacone College sets new start date for spring – Jan. 20

MUSKOGEE, OKLAHOMA - DECEMBER 23, 2020 Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the obstacles it has presented for current and potential students to complete enrollment, Bacone College will delay the start of its Spring 2021 semester until Wednesday, January 20. ...

Bacone College hosts hybrid 2020 Commencement Ceremony

Bacone College hosts hybrid 2020 Commencement Ceremony

TULSA, OKLAHOMA – DECEMBER 12, 2020 Bacone College held its 2020 Commencement Ceremony on Saturday after delaying the spring exercises in May due to COVID-19. The college was graciously allowed the use of the Osage Nation’s Skyline Event Center to ensure ample social...

Bacone College goes virtual for remainder of fall semester

MUSKOGEE, OKLAHOMA - NOVEMBER 12, 2020 Bacone College is moving to virtual-only classes for the remainder of the fall semester.  In addition, the campus is closed to outside visitors without permission from administration and/or campus security. Contractors and...

Mary Jo Pratt appointed VP of Finance/CFO

MUSKOGEE - OCTOBER 16, 2020   Bacone College is pleased to announce the appointment of Mary Jo Pratt to the position of vice president of finance and chief financial officer of our 140-year-old institution of higher learning. Pratt’s appointment means the executive...

Peter MacDonald: Navajo Code Talker, Bacone College Alumnus

Peter MacDonald: Navajo Code Talker, Bacone College Alumnus

In World War I and World War II, the United States relied on a special group of men to keep its messages safe from the enemy. Branches of the military recruited Native Americans from tribes across the country, including the Cherokee, Crow, Hopi, Muscogee Creek, Osage,...