In honor of Martin Luther King Day, Seminole State College hosted a special MLK program on Jan. 16 featuring guest speaker Judge Tammy Kemp of the Texas 204th District Court. During her presentation, “My Journey to the Courtroom,” Judge Kemp discussed her path to becoming a judge and all of her experiences along the way. She recently presided over the controversial case of Amber Guyer, a former Dallas policewoman who was tried for the murder of Botham Jean. Judge Kemp is a native of Wewoka, Oklahoma. She earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance and a Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Oklahoma. After graduating law school, she worked as an Assistant Attorney General and an Assistant Secretary of State for the State of Oklahoma, before relocating to the Dallas area. Continue reading “Honoring MLK Day”
In honor of Martin Luther King Day, Seminole State College will host a special MLK program on campus Thursday, January 16.
The event will feature guest speaker Judge Tammy Kemp of the Texas 204th District Court. The event will begin at 11:00 a.m. inside the Jeff Johnston Fine Arts Center on campus and is free and open to the public. Continue reading “SSC Set to Honor MLK Day”
Seminole State College hosted an Appreciation Luncheon for members of the Seminole Pink Ladies hospital volunteer association on Wednesday. For decades, the group has provided scholarships for nursing students at the College. The event was attended by 35, including Pink Ladies and representatives of Alliance Health of Seminole and Seminole State College. Continue reading “SSC Hosts Appreciation Luncheon for the Seminole Pink Ladies”
Seminole State College will host their annual “SSC Night at the Lights” event on Monday, December 2, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the community Snowman Wonderland Light Display showcased at Magnolia Park in Seminole. Continue reading “SSC to Host “Night at the Lights””
Peter Simon Performs at SSC
Concert pianist Peter Simon plays a selection from his “Classy Piano Favorites” at Seminole State College on Nov. 18. Many SSC students, employees and community members were in attendance to hear Simon play the music of Brahms, Mozart, Beethoven and several others. Continue reading “Concert Pianist Peter Simon Visits SSC”
Concert pianist Peter Simon will entertain area residents at a free public concert at Seminole State College on Monday evening, November 18. The “Classy Piano Favorites” program will begin at 7 p.m. in the Utterback Ballroom of the Enoch Kelly Haney Center on campus. Continue reading “International Concert Pianist Peter Simon to Perform at SSC”
Trick-or-Treat Trail Success
Several hundred kids and family members participated in Seminole State College’s 6th Annual Trick-or-Treat Trail on campus October 28. Tables were set up along the walking trails of Henderson Park with various SSC teams, organizations, students and employees who passed out candy to trick-or-treaters. Continue reading “Large Crowd Attends SSC Trick-or-Treat Trail Event”
Seminole State College hosted a ribbon cutting to commemorate the opening of its Food Pantry and Help Center on Oct. 24 at the Boren Library.
Close to 100 community members, faculty, staff and students attended the reception and toured the facilities. Continue reading “SSC Hosts Ribbon Cutting for Food Pantry and Help Center”
The Seminole State College Help Center, in partnership with the Children’s Hospital Foundation, will sponsor two free screenings of the documentary “Resilience: the Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope” on Oct. 29 at 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. in the Enoch Kelly Haney Center lecture hall. Both showings are open to the public. Continue reading “SSC Help Center to Host Free Documentary Screening”
Student Support Services and STEM Student Support Services recently hosted “First Days Fiesta” at SSC. The orientation event was offered on two separate days to participants of both programs and the purpose was to help new students get to know one another and become more acclimated to college. Continue reading “SSC Grant Programs Host Orientation Event”