Oct. 31, 2013
Connors Athletic Hall of Fame inducts President Shrum
|President Kayse Shrum, D.O., center, with Connors State College Athletic Director Bill Muse, left, and Connors State College President Tim Faltyn, Ph.D.|
OSU-CHS President Kayse Shrum, D.O., was inducted into the Connors State College Athletic Hall of Fame on Saturday at the Muskogee Country Club.
Shrum attended Connors on a softball scholarship as a pitcher. She was on the Dean’s honor roll, listed among Who’s Who in American Junior Colleges, a member of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society and an National Junior College Athletic Association Academic All-American. She graduated in 1992 before entering the OSU College of Osteopathic Medicine.
After completing medical school and a pediatric residency, Shrum began her own practice in Muskogee. In 2002, she returned to OSU-CHS to join the pediatric faculty. She was named provost of OSU-CHS and dean of OSU-COM in 2011. In September, Shrum was named president of OSU-CHS.
Shrum was one of 10 inductees into the Connors State College Athletic Hall of Fame.