Seminole State College will host its annual Night at the Lights on Monday, Dec. 4, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Reynolds Wellness Center. The event is free and open to the public. Guests may enjoy making holiday crafts with SSC students, taking in the “Snowman Wonderland” light display in Magnolia Park and meet with Santa and Mrs. Claus. Free hot chocolate and cookies will be served.
Representatives of the Seminole State College President’s Leadership Class met with Oklahoma Speaker of the House Charles McCall on Nov. 9 prior to his presentation at the Seminole Chamber of Commerce November Forum. The students presented the Speaker with some gifts from the College and spoke with him about their future plans. Pictured (left to right) are Daylan Saxon, Seminole freshman; Sutton Titsworth, Bristow freshman; Alex Harper, Coweta sophomore; Speaker McCall; and Ryan Carlisle, Arapaho sophomore.
Seminole State College Women’s Soccer Head Coach Dan Hill thanks attendees at a send-off event on Nov. 10 in the E.T. Dunlap Student Union. SSC students, employees, community supporters, family and friends lined the walls of the union to wish the team well as they head to the NJCAA Division I National Tournament at the Stryker Sports Complex in Wichita, Kansas. In their first matchup of the tournament, the Trojans will face Cowley Community College on Nov. 12 at 12:30 p.m.
Prior to the event, soccer supporters Ernie Willis (left) and Mark Schell (right) signed a banner encouraging the team.
Goodie bags were provided by the Student Government Association and Seminole Social’s Sarah Contreras (pictured left) provided nutritional beverages to the team.
The women’s soccer team poses in front of the bus before making their departure. The team enters the tournament as the second seed. This marks their fifth consecutive year to compete in the national tournament.
As the team departed, the bus busted through the banner as the crowd cheered.
Speaker Pro Tempore of the Oklahoma State House of Representatives Kyle Hilbert (R-Bristow) visited the Seminole State College campus on Oct. 26. During his tour, the legislator stopped in on a nursing class in the Haney Center.
Rep. Hilbert also met with SSC students who were hosting a business skills seminar for area high school students.
SSC Rural Business Resources Center Director Danny Morgan and Rep. Hilbert then toured the Brian Crawford Memorial Sports Complex.
Hundreds of little ghosts, goblins, superheroes and princesses visited Seminole State College to load up on candy Oct. 26 for the College’s annual Trick or Treat Trail event.
Trick-or-treaters walked along the walking path in Henderson Park as faculty, staff and student organizations passed out candy.
Online Degree Office Navigator Caitlin Brown (left) and Coordinator of Distance Education Laura Votaw (right), dressed as the duo of coffee and doughnuts, greeted costumed visitors and passed out candy at the event.
Seminole State College student organizations and offices will host its annual Trick or Treat Trail event on Thursday, Oct. 26, in Henderson Park on campus. Stations will be set up by students and employees to pass out candy between 5 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. on the walking trail surrounding campus ponds.
The event is free and open to the public. Children are encouraged to wear their Halloween costumes and visit the various stations.
Trick or Treat Trail is coordinated by the college’s Student Life office and organized by Director of Residential Life and Student Activities Melinda Sims. For more information, contact Sims at firstname.lastname@example.org.
“Killers of the Flower Moon” author David Grann presented his research and writing process to a capacity crowd inside Seminole State College’s Jeff Johnston Auditorium on Sept. 21. The event was sponsored by the Native American Serving Non-Tribal Institutions federal grant program. Students, employees, tribal leaders and community members listened as the writer spoke about the journey of crafting the book, which began with a tip from a historian friend about the Osage Nation Museum.Continue reading “The Devil, The Osage and a Cruel Conspiracy: Author Shines Light on Dark History at SSC Event”
U.S. Congresswoman Stephanie Bice visited Seminole State College on Aug. 22. She was greeted by three freshman President’s Leadership Class students from Seminole. The students made Congresswoman Bice an honorary member of PLC and presented her with a welcome package, including the 2023 PLC “Together We Grow” t-shirt. Pictured (left to right): Chairty Hair, Amberlynn Mathews, Rep. Bice and Daylan Saxon.
SSC hosted a luncheon for U.S. Congresswoman Stephanie Bice with several local community leaders. Pictured: (seated, left to right) Seminole City Manager Steve Saxon, Assistant Chief of the Seminole Nation Brian Palmer, Director of the SSC Rural Business and Resources Center Danny Morgan, Brewster and Associates Consultant Karel Brewster and Seminole Chamber Executive Director Amy Britt; (standing, left to right) State Senator Grant Green (District 28), President of BancFirst Debbie Kuykendall, President of Security State Bank Mark Schell, Pam Robinson Real Estate Broker Associate Dillon Robinson, SSC President Lana Reynolds, Congresswoman Bice, Family Medicine Physician Dr. Jenna Geohagan, Superintendent of Seminole Schools Dr. Bob Gragg, State Representative Danny Williams (District 28), President of First United Bank Billy Norton and Seminole City Attorney and Assistant Adjutant General of the Oklahoma National Guard Brad Carter.
The Seminole State College Native American Serving Non-Tribal Institutions federal grant program hosted the Osage ballet “Wahzhazhe” on Aug. 15 in the Jeff Johnston Fine Arts Auditorium.
Students, employees and community members enjoyed the performance, which depicts more than 400 years of the tribe’s history. Following the event, attendees had the opportunity to meet with the ballet dancers.
The Seminole State College Native American Serving Non-Tribal Institutions (NASNTI) grant program will host a performance of the Osage ballet “Wahzhazhe” on Aug. 15 in the Jeff Johnston Fine Arts Auditorium, located on the College’s campus. The event will run from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.Continue reading “Osage Ballet to Perform at SSC”