Former Seminole State College Trojans baseball player Abraham Toro made his Major League Baseball debut for the Houston Astros on August 22. Continue reading “Former SSC Baseball Player Makes Major League Debut”
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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”
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.
The Seminole State College Board of Regents convened Aug. 15 for their monthly meeting. The Board held an election of officers, approved a revision to a non-discrimination policy and reviewed and approved institutional documents related to the College’s mission. Continue reading “SSC Board of Regents Appoints New Officers”
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.