The first day of October marks a very important date for most college students. October 1 is the first day students can complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, most commonly known as FAFSA. Many college students apply for the FAFSA to see if they will qualify for Pell grant and other sources of federal funding. Continue reading “SSC Offices Team Up to Offer FAFSA Days”
The Seminole State College President’s Leadership Class poses for a photo with Brent Kisling, Executive Director of the Oklahoma Department of Commerce (center), following the Seminole Chamber of Commerce Forum on Sept. 12. Kisling was this month’s featured speaker. He discussed attracting more businesses to Oklahoma and growing job sectors. Kisling was appointed to his position in January by Governor Kevin Stitt. Continue reading “SSC President’s Leadership Class Attends Chamber Forum”
Seminole State College President’s Leadership Class students learn proper safety techniques before beginning the high course challenge at St. Crispin’s Lodge on Tuesday, September 3. Continue reading “PLC Grow Together Through Team Building Challenges”
Seminole State College has chosen 21 students for Class XIII of the SSC Presidential Leadership program. PLC is a two-year scholarship program created to help students develop leadership skills and provide personal and professional growth opportunities. Continue reading “SSC Welcomes Presidential Leadership Class XIII”
Seminole State College is preparing to open a food pantry for students this fall. The College is currently gathering non-perishable food items and monetary donations to ensure its inventory will meet student needs.
In order to sustain the availability of food for students, SSC has partnered with the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma. According to the Regional Food Bank, Oklahoma is the sixth hungriest state in the United States. Continue reading “SSC to Open Food Pantry for Students This Fall”
Seminole State College students (l-r) Maddie Keiper, of Cromwell, and Jai Gilbert, of Wewoka, enjoy snow cones on Aug. 13 during a “Welcome Week” event sponsored by the campus chapter of the Baptist Collegiate Ministry.
SSC student Mylee Wells, of Shawnee, takes a break between classes to enjoy a sweet treat during a “Welcome Week” event.
Former Seminole State College Vice President for Student Affairs Dr. Mark Ames, along with several other college retirees, helped guide new students last week during SSC’s extended office hours. Dr. Ames retired from the College in 2016. Enrollment at SSC remains open through Friday, Aug. 16.
The first day of the fall semester brought a flood of new students to the Seminole State College campus on Aug. 12. Faculty and staff organized their annual “First Day Experience” and set up stations around campus to welcome students and pass out snacks and bottled water. Vice President for Fiscal Affairs Tony Crouch (right) helps a student locate her classroom Continue reading “Classes Begin at SSC”
Welcome to SSC
Sophomore members of the Seminole State College President’s Leadership Class welcomed freshmen PLC members to campus on Friday as part of a special orientation session prior to the start of classes. Sophomore member Nathan Weeks of Wetumka (left) visits with freshman Jacob Pratt of Bethel (right) during an icebreaker game of bingo.
Checking Out Campus
Sophomore PLC helped the freshmen members get acquainted with campus during a photo scavenger hunt Friday. PLC students Callen Golloway of Blanchard, Kelsey Edminsten of Okemah, Jenny Chen of Tecumseh and Brandon Jones of Seminole stand together in front of the Dan and Andrea Boren Center on campus.
Making New Friends
During the PLC scavenger hunt, Sydney McClaskey of Tecumseh, Jace Wallace of Elmore City and Tiffany Maxey of Catoosa pose under a gazeebo in Cook Commons at SSC.
Seminole State College is offering special hours this Saturday, August 10 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Representatives from admissions, financial aid, the business office and the bookstore will be available on campus to help students enroll and prepare for the start of the fall semester. Free SSC t-shirts and popcorn will be available to those that enroll. Fall classes begin Monday, August 12. Those interested in enrolling should visit the Walkingstick Student Services Building on campus, or call 405-382-9230.