SSC Volleyball Offers Free Game Admission with Canned Good

The first Seminole State College home volleyball game will take place Tuesday, August 27 at 5 p.m. inside the Raymond Harber Fieldhouse. The team will face Oklahoma Wesleyan JV. In an effort to help launch the new food pantry on campus this fall, the team is offering free admission to anyone who donates a canned good or nonperishable food item. For more information, contact Assistant Athletic Director Leslie Sewell at 405-382-9541or

SSC to Open Food Pantry for Students This Fall

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”

Former NASA Commander Delivers Speech at Seminole State College

Former NASA Commander Dr. John Herrington spoke to students, faculty, staff and community members at an event hosted by Seminole State College’s Native American Serving Non-Tribal Institutions program on campus Aug. 15.

Dr. Herrington took to the stage in the Jeff Johnston auditorium to share his story about dropping out of college, finding his purpose, returning to his studies and chasing his dream of space travel. A member of the Choctaw tribe, he became the first enrolled member of a Native American tribe to fly in space in 2002.

President’s Leadership Class Embarks on Scavenger Hunt

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.