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Groundbreaking for New SSC Sports Complex Draws Large Crowd

Groundbreaking for New SSC Sports Complex Draws Large Crowd

    The Seminole State College Educational Foundation hosted a groundbreaking ceremony on campus for the Brian Crawford Memorial Sports Complex on Nov. 7 at the Utterback Ballroom located within the Enoch Kelly Haney Center. More than 250 people were in attendance at the event. The first phase of the complex will include a Trojan baseball stadium and field, training facility, lighting, artificial turf, area landscaping, site dirt preparation, restrooms, snack bar, press box, parking, and a youth multi-use field…

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SSC Collegian 2019 – May Issue

SSC Collegian 2019 – May Issue

The May edition of The Collegian is now live.  You can view it digitally with the link below or pick up a physical copy around campus. Link to The Collegian: May 2019 Collegian This month’s edition features stories about the 25th Annual Spring Banquet, Fall enrollment, Psi Beta induction and much more. If you have any ideas for future coverage, please feel free to reach out to the SSC Communications Coordinator, Josh Hutton at 405-382-9283 or j.hutton@sscok.edu

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Alumni, Employees and Students Honored by SSC

Alumni, Employees and Students Honored by SSC

More than 350 friends and supporters of Seminole State College attended the SSC Educational Foundation’s annual recognition banquet April 25, in the Enoch Kelly Haney Center. The event included recognition of college alumni, employees and students. SSC alumni Carlos James, Johnathan Russell and Darlene Wallace were inducted into the Seminole State College Alumni Hall of Fame. The three honorees joined 69 other former students in the Hall of Fame.  Recipients of the honor are selected for their achievements while attending the…

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SSC Collegian 2019 – April Issue

SSC Collegian 2019 – April Issue

The April edition of The Collegian is now live.  You can view it digitally with the link below or pick up a physical copy around campus. Link to The Collegian: April 2019 Collegian This month’s edition highlights an SSC Associate Professor of Mathematics who will be receiving a National Award on April 14th. If you have any ideas for future coverage, please feel free to reach out to the SSC Communications Coordinator, Josh Hutton at 405-382-9283 or j.hutton@sscok.edu  

SSC Spring Recognition Banquet 2019

SSC Spring Recognition Banquet 2019

SSC Educational Foundation to Host Annual Spring Banquet The Seminole State College Educational Foundation will host its 25th Annual Spring Banquet on Thursday, April 25, at the Enoch Kelly Haney Center on campus. The event recognizes accomplishments by alumni, employees and students. SSC alumni Carlos James, Johnathan Russell and Darlene Wallace will be inducted into the SSC Alumni Hall of Fame. Recipients are selected for their achievements while attending the college and contributions they have made in their professional careers….

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SSC Year in Review 2018

SSC Year in Review 2018

The 2018 Seminole State College Year In Review publication is now available to view online! Check it out using this link: SSC Year in Review 2018. This annual publication allows us to look back at the headlines and accomplishments of the previous year as we embark on another. Special thanks to Director of Community Relations Kristin Dunn and Communications Coordinator Josh Hutton on their efforts in compiling this document. Link: SSC Year in Review 2018  

Check out the January Edition of the Campus Newspaper

Check out the January Edition of the Campus Newspaper

The January edition of The Collegian is now live. You can view it digitally with the link below or pick up a physical copy around campus. Link to the Collegian: January 2019 Collegian This month’s edition features news on a number of faculty and staff, SSC’s performance in a student-led voter registration contest and much more. If you have any ideas for future coverage, please feel free to reach out to the SSC Communications Coordinator, Josh Hutton at 405.382.9283 or…

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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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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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