USDA Visits SSC

Oklahoma State Director of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Kenneth Corn was on the Seminole State College campus Thursday to meet with President Lana Reynolds, SSC Rural Business and Resources Center Director Danny Morgan and SSC Educational Foundation Vice Chair Mark Schell. Corn and USDA Director of Business and Cooperative Programs – Rural Development Brian Wiles toured the Brian Crawford Memorial Sports Complex during their visit to Seminole. Pictured (left to right) are: Schell, Reynolds, Morgan, Corn and Wiles.

Pictured (left to right) are: Schell, Reynolds, Morgan, Corn and Wiles.

Streater Makes Large Donation to SSC Educational Foundation

Seminole State College President Lana Reynolds (left) thanks Brandon Streater (right), owner of Streater Construction, for a donation to the SSC Educational Foundation

Seminole State College President Lana Reynolds (left) thanks Brandon Streater (right), owner of Streater Construction, for a donation to the SSC Educational Foundation.

Streater donated $10,000 to the Foundation, with $5,000 supporting construction efforts on the Brian Crawford Memorial Sports Complex and $5,000 set for the President’s Leadership Class (PLC) program. Streater was a member of PLC when he attended the College and said the program inspired him.

“This donation is a small thank you for what SSC did for me. PLC showed me what was possible, what was out there, and pushed me to accomplish my goals,” Streater said.

Beyond his donation, both he and his father, Dewayne Streater, have offered to donate work on the sports complex’s ongoing construction.

One SSC Soccer Player’s Journey from Germany to Oklahoma During the Pandemic

By A-yo Jones, SSC Student

In August of 2020, fate brought Sophie Augustin from Munich, Germany to the rural town of Seminole, Oklahoma. Destiny began to unfold quickly for Augustin after her school advisor reached out to SSC Women’s Head Soccer Coach Daniel Hill in March of 2020. The documentation process began with signatures and progressed forward into various aptitude tests measuring academic proficiency.

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SSC Holds “I Love My Pet” Valentine’s Day Contest

While social distancing continues to limit in-person events on campus, Seminole State College recently offered employees and students a way to connect with its “I Love My Pet” Valentine’s Day Contest. The contest, hosted by Faculty Senate and the Professional Staff Council, sought photo submissions of pet owners’ furry friends. The contest selected three winners in four categories: Best Outfit, Twinkies (owners matching with their pets), Moodiest and an Open category.

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Wrangler/Kontoor Makes Donation to SSC Food Pantry

Employees from Wrangler/Kontoor made a large donation of canned and other non-perishable food items to the Seminole State College Food Pantry recently. Members of the company’s Distribution Center Activities Committee organized the canned food drives for the SSC Food Pantry and Seminole’s community Interfaith Food Pantry.

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Fall Honor Roll Recognizes SSC Students

Seminole State College has released the names of honor roll students for the 2020 fall semester. Three separate honor rolls recognize students for their academic achievements.

The President’s Honor Roll is comprised of students who maintain a perfect 4.0 grade-point-average in at least 12 credit hours of coursework.

Students named to the Vice President’s Honor Roll must have a 3.5 grade-point-average or better and no grade below a “C”.

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