SSC to Host Summer Camps for Kids

Seminole State College will begin hosting its annual Kids on Campus Summer Camps beginning on June 13. SSC camps provide an opportunity for children to learn new skills, explore new interests and make new friends. The College offers instruction provided by faculty, staff, and local area educators that have expertise in their field and love working with children. June Camp offerings include: Ceramics (Pottery), Picasso Art, Minecraft Gaming, Print Making, Legos and Concepts of Music. All camps are designed for grade-school age children (K-6th grades). Lego Camp is appropriate for even younger children (4-5 years old). Children can register for multiple camps. All camps are two weeks long, Monday-Thursday, for eight days total, and cost $79. June camps begin Monday, June 13 and end Thursday, June 23.

Sign up here, or click Kids on Campus Summer Class Camps under “Announcements” on the College’s website, sscok.edu. For more information, call Stephen Brooks, Business and Industry Coordinator at 405-382-9261 or email him at s.brooks@sscok.edu.

Exotic Animals Prowl SSC for Campus Event

Seminole State College’s Student Activities welcomed exotic animals to campus on April 6. Extreme Animals, of Oklahoma City, brought in various animals, including a wallaby, a bearded dragon, a python and many others. Students were able to interact with the animals, under the supervision of Extreme Animals staff.

SSC students take turns holding Sally, a wallaby, which are members of the kangaroo family and native to Australia.
SSC students take turns holding Sally, a wallaby, which are members of the kangaroo family and native to Australia.

Melissa Meadows, owner of Extreme Animals, talks about the albino Burmese python named Cleopatra as a student holds on to the reptile.
Melissa Meadows, owner of Extreme Animals, talks about the albino Burmese python named Cleopatra as a student holds on to the reptile.

WATCH: 2021 Commencement Ceremony Livestream

While in-person attendance will be limited at this year’s Commencement Ceremony to accommodate social distancing, you can still watch the event live in the space below or on our Facebook page.

When the event begins on May 7 at 10:30 a.m., you’ll be able to view the livestream in the space below. Until the video goes live, you may see a “Video Unavailable” message. 

If, for whatever reason, the video is not displaying at the time the event goes live, you may also view the livestream directly here.

How Adversity Inspired One SSC Student to Pursue a Career in Nursing

Seventy-two days – that is how long Seminole State College nursing student Devin Fluitt and her fiancé Westy Carpenter watched their twin daughters fight for their lives in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Her baby girls, Denton and Blakely, were born prematurely at 27 weeks in the Norman Regional HealthPlex Hospital in September of 2016. Continue reading “How Adversity Inspired One SSC Student to Pursue a Career in Nursing”

SSC President’s Leadership Class Attends Voter Engagement Event

Members of the Seminole State College President’s Leadership Class attended a voter engagement event held in the Utterback Ballroom on campus Sept. 17. The event featured a pre-recorded interview with U.S. Congresswoman Kendra Horn, a pre-recorded video from State Regent and former State Attorney General Mike Turpen and a virtual panel discussion featuring State Labor Commissioner Leslie Osborn, State Senator Zack Taylor (District 28) and State Representative Jason Dunnington (District 88). Continue reading “SSC President’s Leadership Class Attends Voter Engagement Event”