About the Foundation

About the Foundation

Mission:

 This Corporation is created and shall be administered and operated exclusively, for the benefit of SEMINOLE STATE COLLEGE, insofar as the same shall be in the aid of charitable, benevolent, educational, scientific and literary purposes, as, in the judgment of the Trustees, shall be in furtherance of the public welfare and done to promote the well-doing or well-being of mankind.  2018 Official Articles of Incorporation 

 

History:

The Seminole State College Educational Foundation was established in 1972 to “supply aid for charitable, benevolent, educational, scientific and literary purposes,” according to the organization’s Articles of Incorporation.  Foundation scholarships are awarded according to guidelines established by the donors.  During the 2017-2018 academic year, over $100,000 in scholarships were awarded to SSC students by the Foundation.  Additionally, in recent years the Foundation has assisted with the building of the Roesler and Seminole Nation Residential Learning centers, the development of the Henderson Park area, the Ben and Bonnie Walkingstick Student Services Center, and the Dan and Andrea Boren Center.

 

Support:

If you wish to contribute the Foundation’s work, please visit the Your Donation Counts link on this website.  If you would like more information about the Seminole State College Educational Foundation, please contact SSC President Emeritus Dr. Jim Utterback at j.utterback@sscok.edu or by phone at 405-382-9555.