SSC Regents Approve Mask Requirement Amid COVID-19 Concerns

The Seminole State College Board of Regents approved a measure that would make the wearing of face coverings mandatory on campus at their meeting on July 23. 

To open the meeting, Seminole attorney Ed Cadenhead administered the oath of office for Chair Curtis Morgan. Morgan was recently reappointed by Governor Kevin Stitt. His new seven-year term as a Regent will conclude on July 1, 2027. Continue reading “SSC Regents Approve Mask Requirement Amid COVID-19 Concerns”

Enrollment Open for Final Slate of Summer Courses at SSC

The final slate of five-week summer courses begins July 20 at Seminole State College. Enrollment personnel can be reached during the week from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Monday and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday. Campus offices are closed on Fridays during the summer session.

All summer courses will be conducted online to ensure student safety during the COVID-19 pandemic.

For help with enrollment, students may email the admissions office at or call 405-382-9230. The advising office can be reached at or 405-382-9797. For any questions regarding financial aid, email or call 405-382-9247. Students are encouraged to make an appointment before visiting the Walkingstick Student Services Center and to wear a mask when visiting campus.

Clear protective barriers have been installed in areas serving the public in the Walkingstick Student Services Center and the SSC Bookstore. Current and prospective students may enter SSC buildings for enrolling, paying of bills and advising on a limited basis. Testing is available to students by appointment only. The number of students allowed in office areas and the SSC Bookstore is limited. Students may bring one person into the building with them. Employees and students will be required to wear face masks during personal interactions. Campus guests will be subject to health screening questions and temperature checks when entering SSC buildings.

SSC students can receive associate degrees in 18 transfer degree programs including majors in agriculture, art, biology, business, child development, computer science, criminal justice, elementary education, enterprise development, health, physical education and recreation, health sciences, liberal studies, pre-engineering, psychology, secondary education and social sciences.

The College also offers several enter-the-workforce degree programs, including business technology, engineering technology, medical laboratory technology, nursing and physical therapist assistant. 

Class schedules detailing course offerings are available on the College’s website at

For more information on classes or enrollment at Seminole State, contact the SSC Admissions Office at 405-382-9230.

SSC Student-Athletes Receive Academic All-American Honors

SSC Student-Athletes Receive Academic All-American Honors

Forty-seven student-athletes and five athletic teams at Seminole State College have been recognized for their outstanding academic achievements this year by the National Junior College Athletic Association.  The NJCAA All-American Student Athlete Awards are divided into the three groups based on GPA – First Team requires a 4.0 GPA, Second Team requires a GPA between 3.80 and 3.99, and Third Team requires a GPA between 3.60 and 3.79.

SSC student-athletes recognized as First Team are: Aubrey Adams ­– Soccer; Brett Biggs – Baseball; Bianca Coleman – Soccer; Tucker Dunlap – Baseball; Peyton Galyean – Golf; Seth Hopkins – Baseball; Bobbi Leitha – Softball; Sydney Martin – Softball; Trevor Martin – Baseball; Mia Meshell – Softball; Grant Murphey – Golf; Brayden Rodden – Baseball; Brock Rodden – Baseball; Jace Wallace – Basketball.

Student-athletes recognized as Second Team are: Lariah Allen – Volleyball; Isaac Bloomer – Baseball; Juni Ejere – Soccer; McKayla Franks – Softball; Taia Harris – Softball; Jason Houpt – Basketball; Matthew Kaiser – Baseball; Tiffany Maxey – Volleyball; Skylar McCord – Softball; Sunny Middleton – Volleyball; Madison Murphy – Volleyball; Jayden Smith – Basketball; Maddux Solomon – Baseball; Shelby Stevenson – Softball; Anthony Thomas – Basketball; and Conner Womack – Baseball.

Student-athletes recognized as Third Team are: Kirstyn Anderson – Volleyball; Dixie Anderson – Soccer; Charley Barnhart – Softball; Evan Barron – Baseball; Shianne Eddings – Softball; Shakyrah Gladness – Softball; Sierra Gordan – Basketball; Noah Grimett – Baseball; Shayla Harper – Softball; Kordell Jiles – Baseball; Rylee Keith – Softball; Anthony Kinser – Basketball; Taylor Rowley – Softball; Brett Russell – Baseball; Hailey Satterfield – Soccer; Jocee Sparks – Softball; and Creed Watkins – Baseball.  

The NJCAA has also recognized five SSC athletic teams for ending their seasons with a 3.0 GPA or above. Softball held a 3.59 GPA, volleyball held an overall team GPA of 3.53, the men’s Golf team held a 3.25 GPA, women’s Golf achieved a 3.15 GPA and the baseball team reached a 3.04 GPA.

SSC GEAR UP Students Selected for National Youth Leadership Summit

  The Seminole State College GEAR UP program was notified by the National Council for Community and Educational Partnerships (NCCEP) to select seven students and one alternate to attend the National Youth Leadership Summit (YLS). The YLS was set to take place in July and held in Washington DC. Students completed an application process, which included a parent permission form, submitting copies of academic transcripts, recommendations from school personnel and essays. The following students were selected: Brogan Culwell of Asher, Giulietta Cook of Konawa, Reiden Walker of Okemah, Benjamin Foster and Brooke Stanley of Prague, Madison Hinkle and Austyn White-Richards of Varnum, and Jackson Reid of Wetumka. Continue reading “SSC GEAR UP Students Selected for National Youth Leadership Summit”

Four Students Receive Don Gill Scholarship at SSC

Four students residing in Seminole County were recently awarded the Don Gill Scholarship at Seminole State College.

The four recipients are Britlee Morris of Wewoka, Hannah Potter of Seminole, Taegan Freeman of Seminole and Alexandra Newton of Seminole. Morris graduated from New Lima High School earlier this spring. Potter is a recent graduate of Varnum High School. Freeman and Newton are returning SSC students. Continue reading “Four Students Receive Don Gill Scholarship at SSC”

Donahos Make Donation to Brian Crawford Memorial Sports Complex

Seminole residents Marci (left) and Dale (right) Donaho recently donated $3,000 to the Seminole State College Educational Foundation in support of the Brian Crawford Memorial Sports Complex. Marci Donaho currently serves as the Executive Director of the Jasmine Moran Children’s Museum, a member of the Seminole Public School Board and as a Regent for SSC. Dale Donaho retired from Gordon Cooper Technology center, where he served as the Coordinator of the Central Oklahoma Tech Prep Consortium. Continue reading “Donahos Make Donation to Brian Crawford Memorial Sports Complex”

SSC Upward Bound Program Provides Meals to Students

Seminole State College’s Upward Bound chapter is providing meals to students enrolled in the program every week until July 2. Upward Bound coordinators Anna Skender, Amber Cooper, Ronnie Williamson and Matt Kappele deliver the meals to homes and local schools. The program has served meals to 250 participants.

Upward Bound student Jael Salceda (left) receives a sack lunch from SSC Upward Bound Coordinator Amber Cooper.
SSC Upward Bound Coordinator Ronnie Williamson (left) passes out meals to students Ashlynn McCoy (center) and Bethany Randall (right).