The Seminole State College President’s Leadership Class visited the Oklahoma State University Challenge Course on Aug. 31. Continue reading “Leadership Students Participate in Teambuilding Exercises”
U.S. Congresswoman Stephanie Bice visited Seminole State College on Aug. 22. She was greeted by three freshman President’s Leadership Class students from Seminole. The students made Congresswoman Bice an honorary member of PLC and presented her with a welcome package, including the 2023 PLC “Together We Grow” t-shirt. Pictured (left to right): Chairty Hair, Amberlynn Mathews, Rep. Bice and Daylan Saxon.
SSC hosted a luncheon for U.S. Congresswoman Stephanie Bice with several local community leaders. Pictured: (seated, left to right) Seminole City Manager Steve Saxon, Assistant Chief of the Seminole Nation Brian Palmer, Director of the SSC Rural Business and Resources Center Danny Morgan, Brewster and Associates Consultant Karel Brewster and Seminole Chamber Executive Director Amy Britt; (standing, left to right) State Senator Grant Green (District 28), President of BancFirst Debbie Kuykendall, President of Security State Bank Mark Schell, Pam Robinson Real Estate Broker Associate Dillon Robinson, SSC President Lana Reynolds, Congresswoman Bice, Family Medicine Physician Dr. Jenna Geohagan, Superintendent of Seminole Schools Dr. Bob Gragg, State Representative Danny Williams (District 28), President of First United Bank Billy Norton and Seminole City Attorney and Assistant Adjutant General of the Oklahoma National Guard Brad Carter.
Seminole State College has selected 21 freshmen students for Class XVI of the President’s Leadership Class. PLC is a two-year scholarship program created to help students develop leadership skills and provide personal and professional growth opportunities.
The freshmen met for an orientation session at the College prior to the start of classes. They, along with their parents, attended a reception held at the Jasmine Moran Children’s Museum on Monday, August 21, where College administrators and Eileen Castle, the Executive Director of the museum, spoke.Continue reading “SSC Announces New President’s Leadership Class”
Seminole State College welcomed the incoming freshman class of President’s Leadership Class students at an orientation event on Aug. 11. Students were welcomed by SSC staff and administrators, including Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Amanda Estey (pictured).
To help new students familiarize themselves with the campus, PLC students participated in a scavenger hunt. Pictured (back row, left to right): Joriana Johnson of Wewoka, Charity Hair of Seminole, Jesse Jones of Tecumseh, Cooper Hamilton of Tahlequah, Jordan Long of Moss, Alex Harper of Coweta, Easton Guest of Sperry, Daylan Saxon of Seminole, Cole Giard, Piedmont and (front row, taking the photo) John Mahalik of Carrolton, Texas.
Twelve Seminole State College sophomores in the Seminole State College President’s Leadership Class received awards recognizing their completion of two years in the program on May 1. Members enjoyed a luncheon with SSC President Lana Reynolds and Director of Community Relations and PLC sponsor Kim Pringle to celebrate the occasion. PLC students pictured are: (back row, left to right) Jeremy Slate of Carrolton, Texas, Thomas Choate of Seminole, Brent White of Shawnee, Keegan Magee of Aurora, Texas, Blake Parrick of Stroud; (front row, left to right) Frank Bourlon of Shawnee, Allyson Randall of Okemah, Erin Bronson of Shawnee, Hailey Wallace of Wellston and Grant Jones of Little Rock, Arkansas. Not pictured but also completing two years in the PLC program are: Jordan Lewis of Seminole and Kaden Morris of Holdenville.
The Seminole State College President’s Leadership Class joined organizations across Seminole to lend a hand with the Community Clean Up on April 19 in observance of Earth Day. Prior to their volunteer work, Assistant Professor of Life Sciences Dr. Noble Jobe spoke to students about sustainability.
Members of the Seminole State College President’s Leadership Class toured the Port of Catoosa, northeast of Tulsa on March 28. The shipping complex and 2,500-acre industrial park has an estimated $300 million economic impact on the state. The complex hosts over 71 companies and employs more than 2,600 Oklahomans. Millions of tons of bulk freight are moved by barge each year through the Port of Catoosa, which is one of the largest, most inland river-ports in the United States.
PLC students also stopped by the Blue Whale of Catoosa, a waterfront attraction along Route 66, just east of the town of Catoosa.
The Seminole State College President’s Leadership Class toured the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs in Oklahoma City on March 9. Mark Woodward (left), OBN Public Information and Education Officer, and Agent Anthony Moore (right) spoke with the students about a wide array of activities the OBN tackles, including the monitoring of marijuana grow operations in the state, safe disposal of prescription and illegal substances, as well as various training for officers within OBN.
Agent Shaun Manes (left) demonstrated how OBN utilizes drones in investigations. PLC students also learned about the K9 program and heard from OBN Director Donnie Anderson, OBN Agents Anthony Moore, Dallas Lang, Attorney General Office Agents Christopher Culbreath and Brent Green.
A large delegation of campus and community leaders representing Seminole State College attended Higher Education Day at the Capitol in Oklahoma City, Tuesday, Feb. 14. The event, sponsored by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education, is held annually to demonstrate the value and importance of higher education in the state.Continue reading “SSC Delegation Attends Higher Ed Day”