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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…

Annual Meeting of Board of Trustees 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…

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SSC Moves Forward with Baseball Complex Fundraising

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…

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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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Supporting the ‘Field of Dreams’

Supporting the ‘Field of Dreams’

The Seminole Tourism Council has committed $100,000 over a two-year period for the construction and promotion of a new Baseball complex being planned at Seminole State College.  Funding for the project is being conducted through the SSC Educational Foundation.  The Tourism Council oversees funds collected from city lodging taxes to be used for encouraging and promoting visitor and tourism events, conventions, conferences and other attractions in Seminole.   Pictured (left to right) are SSC Rural Business and Resources Director Larry Smith,…

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SSC Receives $500 Thousand Donation from Brian Crawford Memorial

SSC Receives $500 Thousand Donation from Brian Crawford Memorial

The Seminole State College Educational Foundation recently received a $500,000 donation from the Brian Crawford Memorial Foundation – a gift that will launch fundraising efforts for a new College baseball stadium and honor the memory of a local student-athlete. In 2005, Prague High School senior Brian Crawford passed away after losing control of his vehicle during his morning drive to class. He was ejected from his vehicle after swerving to avoid a collision with the car in front of him,…

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SSC Foundation Honors President Utterback

SSC Foundation Honors President Utterback

  A Job Well Done… Seminole State College President Dr. Jim Utterback was honored for his upcoming retirement Wednesday morning by members of the College’s Educational Foundation. Foundation Chair Jeramy Rich presented Dr. Utterback with an engraved clock that expressed their gratitude for his visionary leadership over the last two decades. Pictured (l-r) are: Bob Swearingen, Rick Geist, Vice Chair Lance Wortham, Roy Sisco, Chairman Rocky Barrett, Mark Schell, Dr. Utterback, Jim Hardin, Chair Jeramy Rich, Larry Smith, Kenny Pryor,…

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