he Seminole State College President’s Leadership Class concluded their fall semester with a trip to Tulsa to visit The Gathering Place – a 100 acre park located along the waterfront of the Arkansas River. Candice Ervin of Holdenville, Kelsey Edminsten of Okemah and Carli Stafford of Wewoka tour the park attractions on electric scooters. Continue reading “PLC Visit The Gathering Place”
Land clearing began Nov. 25 at the future site of the Seminole State College Brian Crawford Memorial Sports Complex. The site is located approximately half of a mile west of the SSC campus on Highway 9, adjacent to the new Seminole High School. Seminole County Commissioner, District II, Tim Porter (left) and Equipment Operator Robert Moon lent a hand in clearing trees and vegetation on the site. Continue reading “Land Clearing Begins at Future Site of SSC Sports Complex”
First United Bank recently sponsored a food drive contest for area schools to benefit the Seminole State College Food Pantry. Classes at the Academy of Seminole, Wilson Elementary, New Lima, Strother and Varnum competed for the prize of a pizza party provided by First United Bank. A winning class was selected at each school. The classes donated hundreds of food items. The end result was so large that Seminole Chemical and Supplies lent a truck and a couple of employees volunteered to help transport the goods. The donations were dropped off Nov. 22. SSC Student Government Association President Tijah Johnson (left), Director of the Interfaith Ministries Food Pantry Bryon Gates (middle) and First United Bank of Seminole Loan Assistant Brent Hoskison stand beside the food items donated to the SSC Food Pantry by area schools.
Seminole State College will host their annual “SSC Night at the Lights” event on Monday, December 2, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the community Snowman Wonderland Light Display showcased at Magnolia Park in Seminole. Continue reading “SSC to Host “Night at the Lights””
The Seminole State College President’s Leadership Class traveled to Tuttle, Oklahoma on November 19 to tour the Braum’s Bakery and Processing Plant. PLC students Trevor Martin of Owasso, Creed Watkins of Duncan, Kandyce Davidson of Wewoka, Channing Wortham of Shawnee and Tiffany Maxey of Catoosa stop for a photo after learning how cookies, ice cream cones and bread are made and packaged at the bakery.
Twenty-five Seminole State College business students and faculty members toured the Stonecipher School of Business at East Central University in Ada on Nov. 6. The students learned about transfer opportunities and available majors.
Peter Simon Performs at SSC
Concert pianist Peter Simon plays a selection from his “Classy Piano Favorites” at Seminole State College on Nov. 18. Many SSC students, employees and community members were in attendance to hear Simon play the music of Brahms, Mozart, Beethoven and several others. Continue reading “Concert Pianist Peter Simon Visits SSC”
The Seminole State College Baseball team recently donated a truckload of non-perishable food items to the College’s Food Pantry. The Food Pantry is currently holding a food drive from Nov. 7-22 in an effort to bolster supplies for those in need over the holidays.
Oklahoma Student Government Association hosted their annual Fall Congress this past weekend, November 9 and 10 at Oklahoma City University. Breaking previous records, the first session of the 39th legislature had over160 participants who represented 22 universities and colleges throughout the state of Oklahoma. Continue reading “SSC Student Government Members Attend Fall Congress”
Ariel Blackwood, an eighth grader and GEAR UP participant at Okemah Middle School, has found her passion with robotics. Blackwood and her sister Rose along with 145 middle school age students had the opportunity to attend the Seminole State College GEAR UP summer camp in May 2019 that emphasized learning experiences in Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM) and included building and assembling roller coasters, robots, and drones. Continue reading “Okemah Eighth Grader Discovers a Passion for Robotics at GEAR UP Camp”