Seminole State College Art Club students visited the studio of professional ceramicist Paul Pfrehm recently to learn his process of horse hair raku ceramic firing. Pfrehm, an artist who has a working ceramic studio in Seminole, has shown his artwork in six different galleries in Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma. Continue reading “SSC Art Club Visits Local Accomplished Artist”
Seminole State College President Lana Reynolds was one of several community guest readers to visit Wilson Elementary School last week. President Reynolds stopped by Mrs. Sonia Scott’s third grade class to read “If I Ran the Zoo” by Dr. Seuss as part of the national birthday celebration of the children’s book author.
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Area Seminole State College student McKenna Hanan of Seminole, Okla. recently attended the Nigh Institute Leadership Academy held in Oklahoma City.
Hanan received a George and Donna Nigh Public Service Scholarship this year through the Nigh Institute program funded by the Oklahoma Legislature. During the leadership academy, students visited with members of the House of Representatives and the Senate and attended sessions concerning Oklahoma’s local government, government relations, the national election, public policy and Oklahoma’s economic future. Continue reading “Hanan Attends Nigh Leadership Academy”
The Seminole State College Board of Regents convened Feb. 21 for their monthly meeting. The Board awarded emeritus status to five former employees, approved a program modification to the Business Technology Associate in Applied Science and approved the resignation of Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Tom Mills. Continue reading “SSC Regents Convene and Grant Emeritus Status to Five Former Employees”
Five former Seminole State College employees will be recommended for Emeritus status Feb. 21 to the College’s Board of Regents. A special afternoon reception will be held for those who are awarded the status of Emeritus by the Board at 2:30 p.m. in the Dan and Andrea Boren Center on campus. Colleagues, family and friends of the honorees are invited to attend. Continue reading “SSC Emeritus Status Honorees to be Recognized”
Two Seminole State College employees were recognized for their hard work and dedication during the monthly Seminole Chamber of Commerce Forum on Feb. 14. Assistant Professor of Nursing Laurel Gamble was honored as “Faculty Member of the Month” and Admissions Clerk and VA School Certifying Official Alec Daugherty was honored as “Classified Staff Member of the Month.” Continue reading “Seminole Chamber Honors SSC Personnel”
Three organizations have joined the Seminole Chamber of Commerce and the Seminole State College Board of Regents in passing resolutions supporting local governance of the College. Continue reading “Additional Groups Pass Resolutions Supporting SSC”
A large delegation of campus and community leaders representing Seminole State College attended “Higher Education Day” at the Capitol in Oklahoma City, Tuesday, Feb. 12. The event, sponsored by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education, is held annually to demonstrate grassroots support for Higher Education funding. Continue reading “SSC Delegation Attends Higher Ed Day”
Seminole State College female campus housing residents attended a presentation on healthy relationships at the Enoch Kelly Haney Center recently. Darian Towner—who serves as a Prevention Specialist for House of Hope, a family violence program located in Shawnee—spoke to SSC students about red flags and establishing healthy boundaries.