Seminole State College IT Technician Robbie Lindsey was honored at a retirement reception on July 27 in the E.T. Dunlap Student Union on campus. Lindsey worked at SSC for six years. He received both his bachelor’s degree in Engineering and his master’s degree in Computer Science at the University of Oklahoma. He and his wife, Jerrie, reside in Holdenville.
Seminole State College hosted two Summer Academies for Mathematics, Science and Multidisciplinary Studies funded by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education from July 17 to July 22.Continue reading “SSC Hosts Two STEM Summer Camps”
Five Seminole State College GEAR UP students were selected alongside 145 other students from across the United States to attend and participate in the 2022 Youth Leadership Summit (YLS) during the annual National GEAR UP conference July 17-20, 2022, in Washington, D.CContinue reading “Five SSC GEAR UP Students Attend Summit in Washington, D.C”
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.
Oklahoma State Director of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Kenneth Corn was on the Seminole State College campus Thursday to meet with President Lana Reynolds, SSC Rural Business and Resources Center Director Danny Morgan and SSC Educational Foundation Vice Chair Mark Schell. Corn and USDA Director of Business and Cooperative Programs – Rural Development Brian Wiles toured the Brian Crawford Memorial Sports Complex during their visit to Seminole. Pictured (left to right) are: Schell, Reynolds, Morgan, Corn and Wiles.
The Seminole State College Board of Regents welcomed a new member and named an SSC employee to the position of Vice President for Fiscal Affairs at their meeting on July 21.Continue reading “New Regent Takes Oath of Office, Vice President Appointed at SSC Board of Regents Meeting”
Seminole State College GEAR UP program recently completed two different residential camps for high school students in the month of June. The theme for the camps was Career Encounters, based upon the 1977 film “Close Encounters of the Third Kind.” Students toured career technical sites and college programs and then visited various businesses where employees perform the tasks and skills learned in the career tech or college programs.Continue reading “SSC’s GEAR UP Program Hosts Summer Camps”
Members of the Executive Committee of the Oklahoma Association of Community Colleges Two-Year Presidents’ Council met in Seminole on July 19 for their annual planning retreat. Seminole State College President Lana Reynolds (center) completed her service as Chair of the Council in June. Others committee members pictured include (left to right): Redlands Community College President Jack Bryant, Member-at-Large; Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College President Kyle Stafford, Secretary; Connors State College President Ron Ramming, Chair; and Western Oklahoma State College President Chad Wiginton, Vice Chair. OACC comprises 12 member institutions in 30 locations throughout Oklahoma.
Two members of Seminole State College’s Public Relations team won awards at the annual Oklahoma College Public Relations Association conference on July 11, held at the Artesian Hotel in Sulphur. The team members, Web and Multimedia Coordinator Brooks Nickell and Communications Coordinator Josh Hutton, won awards in three categories. Hutton won in the category of Cover Design for the institution’s 2020-2021 Annual Report. The cover celebrated the College’s 90th anniversary with a colorization of the original concept art for SSC’s first campus building, Tanner Hall.Continue reading “SSC Public Relations Team Wins Awards in Statewide Competition”
Former Seminole State College Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Tom Mills has been named to serve as the 11th President of Hill College in Hillsboro, Texas.Continue reading “Mills Named 11th President of Hill College”