SSC to Host Constitution Day Event

Seminole State College will host its annual Constitution Day event on Tuesday, Sept. 17, at 1 p.m. in the Enoch Kelly Haney Center Lecture Hall.

The event will feature guest speaker Paul B. Smith, District Attorney for Seminole, Hughes and Pontotoc Counties. His presentation is entitled “Changing American Values; Creating Constitutional Conflicts Impacting Law Enforcement.” Students, faculty, staff and community members are all welcome to attend this free event.  

This activity is being organized by the Social Sciences Division, with help from Phi Theta Kappa and the Student Government Association. For more information, contact Social Sciences Vice Chair Jeffrey Christiansen at 405-382-9233 or j.christiansen@sscok.edu.

Holdenville Society of Painters and Sculptors Awards Scholarship to SSC Student

The Holdenville Society of Painters and Sculptors recently awarded a $500 scholarship to Seminole State College freshman Jaqueline Torres for her accomplishments in art while a senior at Holdenville High School. A pencil drawing by Torres was featured in the Holdenville Society of Painters art show in the spring of 2019. She enjoys working in ceramics and sketching. Torres is presently a business major at SSC with the goal of becoming an accountant one day.

High School Juniors Are Now Eligible for Tuition Waivers at SSC

This fall, high school juniors will have the opportunity to earn college credit through tuition-free enrollment in concurrent courses at Seminole State College.

Qualified students will be able to earn nine credit hours over the course of the fall 2019 and spring 2020 semesters. The concurrent program is already available to high school seniors. Students are only responsible for paying course fees and books. Continue reading “High School Juniors Are Now Eligible for Tuition Waivers at SSC”

SSC Physical Therapist Assistant Program Receives Accreditation

The Seminole State College-Gordon Cooper Technology Center Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) Program was recently award a five-year full accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education.  The program is the result of a three-year partnership between the two institutions, and is one of only eight accredited programs in the state. Continue reading “SSC Physical Therapist Assistant Program Receives Accreditation”

Kay Edwards Memorial Scholarship Recipients Announced

The Seminole State College Professional Staff Council recently awarded the Kay Edwards Memorial Scholarship to current students Adley Dill and Kristen Casteel. The scholarship will provide each student $500 toward their summer semester at SSC. Dill is a health science major and plans to complete the College’s nursing program. Casteel is a social sciences major and plans to transfer to the University of Oklahoma after graduating from SSC to pursue a degree in counseling. Continue reading “Kay Edwards Memorial Scholarship Recipients Announced”