Former Belles Basketball Coach to Be Featured in Docuseries on the History of Women’s Collegiate Basketball

Former Seminole State College Belles Head Basketball Coach Dixie Woodall was recently interviewed by TV sports analyst Brenda VanLengen for her upcoming docuseries If Not for Them. The series focuses on the women who grew the sport of women’s basketball before Title IX, which ensured the right for young women to participate in collegiate athletics. Continue reading “Former Belles Basketball Coach to Be Featured in Docuseries on the History of Women’s Collegiate Basketball”

SSC Upward Bound Math/Science Programs Receive Grant Renewal

Seminole State College recently received notification from the U.S. Department of Education of the renewal of two federal Upward Bound Math/Science grants.  Together, Upward Bound Math/Science I and Upward Bound Math/Science II will receive over $2.9 million in grant money over the next five years, beginning in September. The grants will provide the institution $595,202 annually, with UBMS I receiving $297,601 per year to serve 52 participants and UBMS II receiving $297,601 per year to serve 62 participants. Continue reading “SSC Upward Bound Math/Science Programs Receive Grant Renewal”

SSC Welcomes Students Back with Campus Activities

: The fall semester began Monday, Aug. 15 at Seminole State College. Campus Activities and Events is hosting a number of events and giveaways as part of the College’s Welcome Week tradition, including a game show, movie night, free air brush t-shirts, free snow cones and a dodgeball night. Extended enrollment remains open at the College through Aug. 19. Continue reading “SSC Welcomes Students Back with Campus Activities”

National Disaster Relief Official Visits Seminole

The Associate Administrator for the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) National Office of Disaster Assistance was in Seminole last week to meet with various disaster relief agency representatives and community leaders. Francisco Sanchez, Jr., spoke with the group Thursday morning in the Seminole State College Haney Center Board Room. Prior to being named to his national position, Sanchez served as Deputy Homeland Security and Emergency Management Coordinator for the Harris County (Texas) Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management. Sanchez and those attending discussed ways to better coordinate and complement services offered to Seminole following the May 4 tornado, as well as how to improve all response efforts following disasters.

Pictured, Various disaster relief agency representatives and community leaders meet in the Seminole State College Haney Center Board Room to discuss ways to better coordinate and complement services offered to Seminole following the May 4 tornado, as well as how to improve all response efforts following disasters.
Various disaster relief agency representatives and community leaders meet in the Seminole State College Haney Center Board Room to discuss ways to better coordinate and complement services offered to Seminole following the May 4 tornado, as well as how to improve all response efforts following disasters.