Seminole State College students and personnel visited the State Capitol to join the Oklahoma’s Promise Day celebration on April 9. Since its inception in 1992, the Oklahoma’s Promise scholarship program has awarded college tuition scholarships to more than 85,000 high school graduates, according to the Oklahoma’s Promise 2017-18 Year End Report. Continue reading “SSC Joins Oklahoma’s Promise Day Celebration at the Capitol”
Students from 26 area schools competed in Seminole State College’s 47th annual Interscholastic Meet on March 28.
Individual entries were separated into two divisions. Division I was composed of students from schools classified as 3A, 4A and 5A. Students from 2A and A class schools competed in Division II. Continue reading “SSC Interscholastic Meet Winners Announced”
“You get in the truck. You hear the sirens. Cars are getting out of the way,” Randi Bray said, describing one of the first times she responded to a call for the Wetumka Fire Department. “It’s a kind of scary that forces you to focus, to be aware, and try your hardest to help those in need.” Continue reading “SSC Student Adds Firefighter and Published Poet to her Résumé”
Seminole State College Associate Professor of Mathematics Dr. Linda Goeller will receive the Dale P. Parnell Distinguished Faculty Award at the 2019 American Association of Community Colleges annual convention on April 14 in Orlando, Florida. Continue reading “SSC Professor to Receive National Award for Making a Difference in the Classroom”
Four Seminole State College students were recognized for their academic achievements at the All Oklahoma USA Academic Team and Oklahoma Association of Community Colleges President’s Tuition Waiver Student Recognition Ceremony on March 26. Continue reading “SSC Students Recognized at OACC Ceremony”
Seminole State College hosted its third speech and debate tournament of the academic year on March 15 and 16. The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association’s Southeast Regional was the largest tournament this season, bringing in 16 schools and 293 students and coaches.
The action began 9:00 a.m. Friday and continued with debate rounds through 8:00 p.m. The events continued most of the day Saturday with speeches and acting events until the awards assembly, where performers filled the Jeff Johnston Auditorium to await the results.
Fifty Seminole State College students were inducted into the Alpha Theta Nu Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society for Two-Year Colleges at the Jeff Johnston Fine Arts Center on March 13. Continue reading “SSC Honor Society Inducts New Members”
Several professional women and current college students recently shared their success stories in a program entitled “Women in STEM: We are Unstoppable!” The program was provided to encourage young women to consider a career in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. Continue reading “SSC Hosts Women in STEM Program”
Learning about State Government
Seminole State College Student Government Association members (pictured from left to right) Tijah Johnson of Shawnee, Brittney Moore of Seminole, Ryleigh Lane of Seminole, Allyson Sing of Tecumseh and Kaitlyn Trunk of Okemah pose at the State Capitol during the Oklahoma Student Government Spring Congress on March 9.
Learning about State Government
Seminole State College Student Government Association members attended the Oklahoma Student Government Spring Congress this weekend at the State Capitol. Students completed workshops and visited committee meetings where new resolutions were developed in order to be introduced as new legislation.
Julia Welles, a representative from the Kansas City Art Institute, visited the Seminole State College campus recently and spoke to art students about the institute’s expanding program in visual arts. She discussed different programs of study, which include traditional studio art programs such as painting, printmaking, and sculpture as well as creative writing, fiber, filmmaking, graphic design, illustration and animation. Pictured from left to right are Aiden Pepe, Janell Streater, Lane Jones, Nathan Powell, SSC Assistant Professor of Art Angela Church, Montana Douthit, Kristen Ivey, Tristen Wood and Julia Welles.