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2018 SSC Educational Foundation Golf Tournament

2018 SSC Educational Foundation Golf Tournament

The Seminole State College Educational Foundation hosted its 22nd Annual Golf Tournament at the Jimmie Austin Golf Course in Seminole on Sept. 20. This year’s event set a fundraising record with more than $30,000 raised for student scholarships and campus capital projects. A total of 114 players, comprising 27 corporate teams, took to the links to show their support for the college.

SSC Foundation Receives $75,000 Donation for New Baseball Complex

SSC Foundation Receives $75,000 Donation for New Baseball Complex

SSC Foundation Receives $75,000 Donation for New Baseball Complex The Seminole State College Educational Foundation recently received a $75,000 donation from the Kinslow Family and the Seminole Sonic Drive-In. The funds have been designated to help construct the new Brian Crawford Memorial Baseball and Sports Complex – a joint project between the Foundation and Seminole State College. Brooke Kinslow Case and Brett Case, along with their son Brody, presented the check on behalf of the Kinslow family during the annual…

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SSC Foundation Receives $50,000 Masonic Endowment

SSC Foundation Receives $50,000 Masonic Endowment

SSC Foundation Receives $50,000 Masonic Endowment The Seminole State College Educational Foundation received a $50,000 Presidential Leadership and Cultural Programming endowment from the Masonic Charity Foundation of Oklahoma during a special presentation on Monday. This donation will help provide leadership opportunities for students at the College – specifically members of the President’s Leadership Class. The PLC program was established at Seminole State College over a decade ago.  The two-year scholarship program provides approximately 40 to 45 students with unique educational,…

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SSC Foundation Receives Donation Valued at Over One Million Dollars

SSC Foundation Receives Donation Valued at Over One Million Dollars

SSC Foundation Receives Donation Valued at Over One Million Dollars The Seminole State College Educational Foundation received a donation at the end of 2017 valued at over one million dollars – one of the largest gifts in the organization’s history. This large real estate donation was given by the family of Roger and Pam Parks of Parks Manufacturing, founders of Blue Wave Boats, currently located in Seminole, Okla. The real estate graciously donated to the SSC Foundation is located in…

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Boren Center Ribbon Cutting Ceremony a Success

Boren Center Ribbon Cutting Ceremony a Success

Seminole State College employees, community members and supporters celebrated the official opening of the Dan and Andrea Boren Center on campus Monday December 4, 2017 with a Ribbon Cutting and Open House ceremony. The event featured remarks from Dan Boren, former Congressman and President of Corporate Development of the Chickasaw Nation, Governor Bill Anoatubby of the Chickasaw Nation, SSC President Lana Reynolds and SSC President Emeritus Dr. Jim Utterback. The Boren Center’s top floor houses SSC’s Human Resources and Sponsored…

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Passing of the Gavel…

Passing of the Gavel…

Passing of the Gavel… Out-going Chair of the Seminole State College Educational Foundation Board of Trustees Jeramy Rich (left) of Prague, receives a plaque from newly-elected Chair Lance Wortham (right) of Shawnee, in appreciation of his service. Rich completed his two-year term and was recognized at the Trustees meeting on Tuesday. The Foundation also welcomed five new Trustees to the Board this fall, including: Brooke Case of Kinslow & Kinslow of Prague, First United Bank of Seminole President Jay Estes,…

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SSC Moves Forward with Baseball Complex Fundraising

SSC Moves Forward with Baseball Complex Fundraising

Former Seminole State College Trojan baseball players joined campus, community and SSC Educational Foundation leaders last week at a meeting of the Fund Raising Committee for the College’s new Brian Crawford Memorial Baseball Complex. Former Trojan Coach Lloyd Simmons and current Trojan Coach Dax Leone are serving as Co-Chairs of the Committee. The SSC Educational Foundation is preparing to launch the official fundraising campaign for the development, financing and construction of a new state-of-the-art baseball complex. SSC President Emeritus Dr….

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2017 SSC Educational Foundation Golf Tournament

2017 SSC Educational Foundation Golf Tournament

Thank you all for your support of the annual Golf Tournament held Friday, September 8, 2017 at the Jimmie Austin Municipal Course in Seminole. We appreciate all the help and support for this important fundraising event. We had a great tournament and it was a beautiful day for golf! We were honored to have such widespread support of our Foundation, demonstrated by sponsorship and participation.   We raised $25,000 with the annual event that will provide valuable scholarships and capital campaign funds…

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