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Speaker encourages students to live life with ‘no more excuses’

December 2, 2014 – SSC GEAR UP students came together for assemblies in November and were encouraged to answer the question “How are you going to live your life with no more excuses?” By relating personal anecdotes and stories about his teenage years, Grant Baldwin energized the crowds that gathered in the morning and afternoon […]

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Students Hit SSC Campus for Summer Camp

Aug. 8, 2014 – More than 30 SSC GEAR UP students had the opportunity for summer learning activities and college and career planning by attending the SSC GEAR UP project’s summer residential camp July 6-10. In addition to a block of daily activities, the students took an evening trip to Andy Alligator’s Fun Park in […]

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GEAR UP Partnership Provides Online Learning for Teachers

December 2, 2013 – With help from a new Seminole State GEAR UP partner, Teachers and administrators at the partner schools have a new way to learn more about innovative approaches to reach students and help ensure their success. Recently, the OK, Go College! GEAR UP project made an agreement with InfoSource, Inc., owner of […]

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Students’ Summer Includes STEM

Sept. 1, 2013 – GEAR UP students had many opportunities this summer to experience the world of STEM. Several students attended the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education academies across the state. Academies attended included the Peek Into Engineering camp at Seminole State College; EDUCATE ME at Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College; the STEM Academy at […]

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Teachers Train in the Use of New Technology

September 1, 2013 – Teachers and administrators from the OK, Go College! partner schools received both training and equipment when they made the trip to the Seminole State College campus for the GEAR UP “Technology Boot Camp” before the students began their school year. Along with picking up the set of “clickers” provided by the […]

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Work of Volunteers Key to GEAR UP Success

August 15, 2012 – The Seminole State College Men’s Basketball team helped the GEAR UP staff add school supplies to book bags to be taken to 8th graders at the program’s 15 participating schools. And, the SSC Softball team took an afternoon off the field to help the staff prepare for the distribution of 500 […]

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Technology+GEAR UP=Student Success

August 15, 2012 – Through use of grant funds, the Seminole State College GEAR UP staff recently provided each of the program’s partner schools with new TI-84 graphing calculators to assist 8th grade students covered by the partnership grant. “As technology continues to impact students and teachers, GEAR UP is committed to assist in providing […]

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Big News for SSC GEAR UP Grant

Seminole State College to receive new GEAR UP Grant U.S. Senator Jim Inhofe’s office received written confirmation on April 3 that the grant will be funded.  Seminole State College will receive $568,000 immediately for the first budget period of the grant.  Inhofe’s office said it is anticipated that the award will be for six years […]

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