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”

SSC Welcomes Students Back to Campus

Seminole State College began its fall semester on Aug. 17. This marks the first time students have met for face-to-face instruction since March. As students arrived on campus, they were greeted by employees who provided free face coverings. The SSC Educational Foundation donated 1,500 masks for the academic year. Pictured: SSC STEM Student Support Services Advisor Kristen Bean (right) passes masks out to students.

Before the semester kicked off, employees and student workers rearranged classrooms for social distancing efforts and stocked sanitization supplies. Language Arts and Humanities Division student workers Maddie Watts (left) and Geoffrey Smith (right) helped prepare classrooms in Tanner Hall.

Assistant Professor of Agriculture Wendy Rich explains to her students how their course will utilize a hybrid learning model, blending online sessions with face-to-face sessions.

SSC Welcomes Campus Residents on Move-In Day

Seminole State College welcomed campus residents and their parents on Move-In Day Aug. 14. Donning masks and carrying suitcases, students settled into their dorm rooms in the Roesler and Seminole Nation Residential Learning Centers. Pictured: Sydney Winchester (left) and her mother, Heather Annis (right), of Prague, carry personal items into the Roesler Residential Learning Center.

SSC Resident Assistants prepared welcome bags in the Seminole Nation Residential Learning Center for incoming students living on campus. The fall semester begins Monday, Aug. 17. Enrollment remains open until Aug. 21.

PLC True Colors Training

True Blue

PLC students then gathered into four different color groups and discussed items they liked and disliked, depending on their personality style. The blue group works to make a list of things they love, which included helping other people, problem solving, music, art and nature. Pictured (l-r) are: Hannah Lay of Seminole, Kristen Casteel of Shawnee, Cale Ashcraft of Seminole, Rylee Treloar of Depew, Kandyce Davidson of Wewoka and Bella McGeisey of Shawnee Continue reading “PLC True Colors Training”

PLC Tour Braum’s Bakery & Processing Plant

The Seminole State College President’s Leadership Class traveled to Tuttle, Oklahoma on November 19 to tour the Braum’s Bakery and Processing Plant. PLC students Trevor Martin of Owasso, Creed Watkins of Duncan, Kandyce Davidson of Wewoka, Channing Wortham of Shawnee and Tiffany Maxey of Catoosa stop for a photo after learning how cookies, ice cream cones and bread are made and packaged at the bakery.

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