Two Oklahoma institutions enter articulation agreementBeginning in the fall 2011 semester, students from Northeastern A and M College (NEO), which is located in Oklahoma, will be able to seamlessly transfer to Rogers State University (RSU), according to news station KTUL.

Officials have named the program UConnect, which will allow NEO students to complete a bachelors degree curricula at RSU either online or on campus. The articulation agreement will enable business administration, accounting, business information technology, computer administration and applied technology majors to continue their education at the four-year institution.

"The proximity and collegiality of our two institutions, the close compatibility of our degree programs and the availability of an RSU degree online will allow students in the Miami [Oklahoma] area to earn a bachelor's degree without leaving home," Larry Rice, president of RSU, told the news source.

The agreement also creates a new scholarship opportunities for transferring students. For instance, eligible applicants can receive $2,000 in funding per year from the schools.

According to a recent Babson-Sloan report, more than one in four students are enrolled in at least one online course.

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