SSC Honors Martin Luther King Day

Members of the Seminole State College President’s Leadership class met Thursday in honor of Martin Luther King Day. The group watched “The Green Book,” a film based on a true story about an African-American pianist, who embarks on a concert tour in the Deep South in 1962 and hires a Caucasian driver for protection during a time of racism and segregation. President Lana Reynolds led a discussion with the students afterward, encouraging the group to share their thoughts on the film. She also asked them to continue to serve as leaders on campus and how they could be a positive voice against injustice and discrimination.

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SSC Board of Regents Renews President’s Contract

The Seminole State College Board of Regents met Jan. 21 to consider a recommendation to hire a professional auditing service and to review the terms of President Lana Reynolds’ employment.

The meeting opened with a review of the College’s recent expenditures by Vice President for Fiscal Affairs Courtney Jones.  Later in the meeting, Jones joined Ed Lemmings, Director of Physical Plant and Campus Safety, in presenting an update on deferred maintenance issues. The College is reviewing and exploring funding options to address high priority projects, including repairs to the roof on the Raymond Harber Field House, replacement of heat and air systems and parking lot renovations.

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SSC Launches Laptop Loan Program

Seminole State College’s Boren Library has launched a new laptop loan program to assist students with their technology needs. With a growing number of students enrolling in online or hybrid courses due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the College wanted to offer the program to remove a financial barrier that students may face. The devices were purchased with funds SSC received from the federal CARES Act.

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Seminole State College Holds Extended Enrollment Hours for Spring Semester

Seminole State College classes are scheduled to begin Monday, Jan. 11. Special extended office hours will take place in an effort to provide students extra time to enroll for the 2021 spring semester. While classes begin Jan. 11, students may enroll for the spring semester through Jan. 15. Extended enrollment hours will be 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 4 through Thursday, Jan. 7; 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 8; and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 9. Students are encouraged to come register for classes before the spring semester begins.

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