Members of the Seminole State College President’s Leadership Class helped students register to vote in honor of National Voter Registration Day on Sept. 22. PLC students set up six tables across campus, encouraged their peers to participate in the upcoming election and gave away t-shirts to anyone who registered. (Pictured) Jenna Harrison, of Shawnee, guided students through the process at her station in Tanner Hall.
The Seminole State College Educational Foundation provided free, branded lawn chairs to students residing on campus on Sept. 18. Continue reading “SSC Educational Foundation Provides Lawn Chairs”
Members of the Seminole State College President’s Leadership Class attended a voter engagement event held in the Utterback Ballroom on campus Sept. 17. The event featured a pre-recorded interview with U.S. Congresswoman Kendra Horn, a pre-recorded video from State Regent and former State Attorney General Mike Turpen and a virtual panel discussion featuring State Labor Commissioner Leslie Osborn, State Senator Zack Taylor (District 28) and State Representative Jason Dunnington (District 88). Continue reading “SSC President’s Leadership Class Attends Voter Engagement Event”
The Seminole State College Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (SSC GEAR UP) recently completed their 2019-20 year in review analysis. Each year the year in review coincides with National GEAR UP Week. National GEAR UP Week highlights significant achievements in each GEAR UP program throughout the United States. The SSC GEAR UP grant serves 10 school districts, Asher, Holdenville, Konawa, Maud, Okemah, Prague, Seminole, Varnum, Wetumka and Wewoka. Of the 1,000 students served, 600 students and parents opted in to receive timely text messages about post-secondary education, Oklahoma’s Promise scholarships, and preparation options. There were 160 parent or guardian personal contacts with GEAR UP staff members about academics through parent-teacher conferences at participating schools. Continue reading “SSC GEAR UP Program Completes Year in Review”
Seminole State College President’s Leadership Class students completed teambuilding exercises at St. Crispin’s Conference Center on Sept. 3. The students participated in puzzle solving, group jump rope activities, rock climbing and swinging. SSC President Lana Reynolds said, “We’re so grateful that St. Crispin’s Lodge accommodated our group and gave our students an opportunity to get outside, have fun and learn valuable lessons about working together.” Continue reading “SSC PLC Visits St. Crispin’s Conference Center”
At the beginning of the fall semester, Seminole State College selected Dr. Deanna Miles to serve as the campus’s COVID-19 Officer.
Dr. Miles most recently served the College as an Assistant Professor in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Division and a Curriculum Specialist through a Title III grant. Continue reading “SSC Names COVID-19 Officer”
Members of the 2020-21 Seminole State College Soccer team presented SSC President Lana Reynolds with team shirts – including a player jersey – on Monday. Continue reading “SSC Women’s Soccer Team Presents Jersey to President Reynolds”
Seminole State College has chosen 18 students for Class XIV of the SSC Presidential Leadership program. PLC is a two-year scholarship program created to help students develop leadership skills and provide personal and professional growth opportunities. Continue reading “SSC Welcomes Presidential Leadership Class XIV”
Newly appointed Regent Ryan Pitts was sworn in at the Seminole State College Board of Regents meeting on Aug. 20. Continue reading “New SSC Regent Sworn in at August Board Meeting”
Seminole State College began its fall semester on Aug. 17. This marks the first time students have met for face-to-face instruction since March. As students arrived on campus, they were greeted by employees who provided free face coverings. The SSC Educational Foundation donated 1,500 masks for the academic year. Pictured: SSC STEM Student Support Services Advisor Kristen Bean (right) passes masks out to students.
Before the semester kicked off, employees and student workers rearranged classrooms for social distancing efforts and stocked sanitization supplies. Language Arts and Humanities Division student workers Maddie Watts (left) and Geoffrey Smith (right) helped prepare classrooms in Tanner Hall.
Assistant Professor of Agriculture Wendy Rich explains to her students how their course will utilize a hybrid learning model, blending online sessions with face-to-face sessions.