Twelve Seminole State College sophomores in the Seminole State College President’s Leadership Class received awards recognizing their completion of two years in the program on May 1. Members enjoyed a luncheon with SSC President Lana Reynolds and Director of Community Relations and PLC sponsor Kim Pringle to celebrate the occasion. PLC students pictured are: (back row, left to right) Jeremy Slate of Carrolton, Texas, Thomas Choate of Seminole, Brent White of Shawnee, Keegan Magee of Aurora, Texas, Blake Parrick of Stroud; (front row, left to right) Frank Bourlon of Shawnee, Allyson Randall of Okemah, Erin Bronson of Shawnee, Hailey Wallace of Wellston and Grant Jones of Little Rock, Arkansas. Not pictured but also completing two years in the PLC program are: Jordan Lewis of Seminole and Kaden Morris of Holdenville.
Category Campus Life
SSC Named Certified Healthy Campus
Seminole State College has been recognized by the Oklahoma State Department of Health as a Certified Healthy Campus. James Fife, Health Educator II with the Oklahoma State Department of Health, (pictured at far right) presented the College its “Excellence Certification” this week.
Accepting the award on behalf of SSC are (pictured left to right): Director of Board Relations and Administrative Operations Mechell Downey, President Lana Reynolds, and Holly Wilson-Byrd, Director of Human Resources. Downey and Wilson-Byrd were responsible for nominating SSC for the honor.
Certified Healthy Campus was created in 2011 to recognize both public and private post-secondary campuses and career technology centers that promote health and wellness for their faculty, staff, students, and even visitors. Promotion of health and wellness can be done in a variety of ways including passing policies that encourage healthy lifestyles and making facilities available for physical activities.
SSC Announces Creativity Symposium Lineup
The Language Arts and Humanities Division at Seminole State College has released the full lineup of performers for its Howlers and Yawpers Creativity Symposium on Sept. 28 and 29, from 8 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. each day.Continue reading “SSC Announces Creativity Symposium Lineup”
SSC Student Government Association Names New Officers
The Seminole State College Student Government Association has selected its officers for the 2022-2023 academic year. The three officers were welcomed into their new roles at a luncheon with SSC President Lana Reynolds (far left) on Sept. 6. Posing for a photo alongside President Reynolds, the SGA officers are (left to right): President Georgia Ledford, of Tecumseh; Vice President Danielle Sullivan, of Holdenville; and Secretary Katherine Nicole Cheatwood, of Seminole.
SGA is dedicated to promoting the interests of the total student body by formulating and proposing ideas to the SSC administration. Recruitment Specialist Caitlin Brown serves as the sponsor for the student organization.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
WATCH: Author and Filmmaker LeAnne Howe, Presented by NASNTI
LeAnne Howe, an author and filmmaker, will speak to the Seminole State College campus community at 11 a.m. on Aug. 19 via Zoom, the video conference software. Click here to join the Zoom session. Continue reading “WATCH: Author and Filmmaker LeAnne Howe, Presented by NASNTI”
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.
WATCH: Spring Recognition Banquet Livestream
The Seminole State College Educational Foundation will host its annual Spring Recognition Banquet on April 29. Watch the livestream here. Continue reading “WATCH: Spring Recognition Banquet Livestream”
SSC Honor Society Inducts New Members
Twenty-nine Seminole State College students were inducted into the Alpha Theta Nu Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society for Two-Year Colleges on Oct. 20. Continue reading “SSC Honor Society Inducts New Members”