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Chad Cargill ACT Prep for GEAR UP Seniors set for Sept. 5

June 22, 2017 – Chad Cargill will return to the Seminole State College campus this fall to provide another ACT Test preparation workshop for students of the SSC GEAR UP partner schools. Cargill’s presentation is set for 9 a.m. to noon, Sept. 5 at the college’s Jeff Johnston Fine Arts Center. Cargill addressed GEAR UP […]

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GEAR UP Offices Closed on Fridays through July

May 25, 2017 – The Seminole State College GEAR UP Project begins summer operating hours this week, and project offices will be closed on Fridays through July 28. Other Seminole State campus offices are also closed on Fridays through July. Members of the GEAR UP staff are available to participants, parents and partner-school staff Mondays […]

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FAFSA Workshops for Students & Parents

September 29, 2016 – The SSC GEAR UP Advisors are planning workshops to help GEAR UP Seniors and their parents prepare for submission of their Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Students and parents are encouraged to contact their GEAR UP Advisors for more information about receiving assistance completing and submitting the FAFSA.   Students planning […]

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Cargill ACT Prep Workshop Set for September

August 8, 2016 – Chad Cargill will return to the Seminole State College campus this fall to provide another ACT Test preparation workshop for students of the SSC GEAR UP partner schools. Cargill’s presentation is set for 9 a.m. to noon, Sept. 13 at the college’s Jeff Johnston Fine Arts Center. At his presentations in […]

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ACT Testing Fee Payment Assistance Provided by GEAR UP

August 2, 2016 – Seminole State College GEAR UP Project students can obtain assistance in the payment of the ACT testing fee for the October ACT National Test Date or a subsequent National Test during this ACT testing year. Students must contact their GEAR UP Advisors and work with them on completion of the online […]

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Just finished your sophomore year? Have you applied for Oklahoma’s Promise?

May 18, 2016 – The deadline is quickly approaching if you have yet to complete your application for Oklahoma’s Promise – possibly a key component in your financial plan for college. To take advantage of the opportunity provided to Oklahoma students meeting income qualifications to receive free college tuition at Oklahoma public colleges and universities […]

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Explore Oklahoma Colleges with the GEAR UP June College Tour

April 4, 2016 – In just a few weeks, many SSC GEAR UP students will be preparing for their high school senior year. Then, making that final college choice, applying for admission and making financial plans for tuition, books and fees will no longer be “on down the road.” To help GEAR UP participants find out […]

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Cargill ACT Prep Scheduled for GEAR UP Juniors

Jan. 25, 2016 – The Seminole State College GEAR UP Project has contracted ACT Test preparation workshops by Chad Cargill to be presented to Junior GEAR UP participants March 7 and 8. A workshop for students from Butner, Davenport, Paden, Prague and Strother schools is set for 9 a.m. to noon Monday, March 7 at […]

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Holly Vance Joins GEAR UP Staff

October 8, 2015 – Holly Vance began work this week as a new GEAR UP Advisor serving students at Bowlegs, Davenport, Konawa, Paden, Strother and Varnum High Schools. Vance brings more than 10 years of public education experience to her new position with the SSC GEAR UP project and most recently worked as a teacher […]

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Seminole High Has New Smart Board Equipment from GEAR UP Project

    The SSC GEAR UP Project recently supplied three 65-inch Interactive Smart Boards to Seminole High School to help the students transition to their new location. The smart boards also included accompanying pedestal stands to allow the movement of the equipment from classroom to classroom. “It is always exciting for our GEAR UP staff when […]

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