Commonwealth Educational Opportunity Center
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Director of CEOC & President of KAEOPP

   

Tom Rowland 

Tom Rowland

 

Tom Rowland has served as the Project Director of the Commonwealth Educational Opportunity Center at Morehead State University since 2005. Tom worked in Oklahoma as a counselor (3 1/2 years) for the EOC program at East Central and as the Assistant Director (5 ½ years) of the Veterans Upward Bound program at East Central. He earned an Associate’s Degree in Marketing from Eastern Oklahoma State College, a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Human Resources-Counseling from East Central University and a Master of Science Degree in Human Resources-Administration from East Central University. Tom was a first generation, low-income student. He currently serves as the state President for Kentucky Association of Educational Opportunity Program Personnel (KAEOPP) and on the Board of the Southeastern Association of Educational Opportunity Program Personnel (SAEOPP) Region. He is beginning his second two year term and served three years as Vice President of KAEOPP. Tom served two terms as the President of the National Educational Opportunity Centers Association (NEOCA), as well as one term as Vice President. He has facilitated sessions regarding EOC issues for SAEOPP training events for new Talent Search and Educational Opportunity Center personnel and Legislative, Regulations and Operations Training. 

 

 

 

CEOC Staff Attends 41st Annual Southeastern Association of Educational Opportunity Program Personnel (SAEOPP) Conference in Savannah, GA January 2013

 

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Outside the ballroom gathering for an event @ the 2013 SAEOPP Conference are: Tonia Jones, Tom Rowland - CEOC Director and KAEOPP President, Chris George and Michelle Jones

 

 

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Enjoying local entertainment in Savannah, GA @ the 2013 SAEOPP Conference are: Tom Rowland - CEOC Director and KAEOPP President, and CEOC Counselors Tammy Blackburn and Tyler Powers

 

 

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At the 2013 SAEOPP Board Reception are: Former SAEOPP President Tracy Lyons and Tom Rowland - CEOC Director and KAEOPP President

 

 

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At the 2013 SAEOPP Board Reception are: Former COE Board Chair Ngondi Kamatuka and Tom Rowland - CEOC Director and KAEOPP President

 

 

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 Attending the Black & White Gala at the 2013 SAEOPP Conference are: Chris George and Tom Rowland - CEOC Director and KAEOPP President