Seminole State College’s nursing program was recently awarded a congressionally directed grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) in the amount of $1,050,000. The grant, to be distributed over the next three years, is set to bring transformative changes to SSC’s Nursing Department, particularly focusing on the development and expansion of simulation labs.Continue reading “SSC Nursing Program Receives Million-Dollar Grant”
Graduates of Seminole State College’s Physical Therapist Assistant program recently achieved a 100 percent pass rate on their licensure exams from the Oklahoma Medical Board.
This marks the second year in a row for SSC’s PTA program to achieve a perfect pass rate.
“This cohort demonstrated true grit and resilience throughout the program and into their clinical experiences. We received excellent feedback from our clinical partners regarding their performance and expect that they will all have bright careers in the field of physical therapy,” Shakira Stafford, SSC PTA Program Director, said.Continue reading “Physical Therapist Assistant Program Achieves 100 Percent Pass Rate”
Seminole State College will host its annual Constitution Day event on Sept. 15 at 10 a.m. in the lecture hall located just inside the Enoch Kelly Haney Center. This year’s event will feature a presentation by Professor of Government Jeffrey Christiansen titled “James Madison: Father of the Constitution.” The event is free and open to the public. Continue reading “James Madison’s Influence to Be Explored at SSC’s Constitution Day Event”
There is still time for high school juniors and seniors to enroll in concurrent classes at Seminole State College before the fall semester begins on Aug. 14, with late enrollment open until Aug. 18. Concurrent enrollment helps students earn college credit hours before their high school graduation.
“We place tremendous emphasis on partnerships with local high schools, ensuring that our concurrent students receive the necessary resources and support to thrive academically,” Vice President for Student Affairs Dr. Bill Knowles said. “With concurrent enrollment, high school students can effectively prepare for their future goals while earning valuable dual credit.”Continue reading “SSC’s Concurrent Enrollment Aids High School Students’ Higher Education Journey”
Seminole State College STEM Division Chair and Associate Professor of Mathematics Emily Carpenter (left) and Assistant Professor of STEM Melissa Bryant (right) attended the ninth annual CAST UDL Symposium from July 31 to Aug. 1 in Denver, Colorado. UDL, or Universal Design for Learning, is a framework for addressing the educational needs of diverse and variable learners. The goal of UDL is to eliminate inequities in education. Carpenter and Bryant’s attendance and professional development at the event was made possible through the SSC Native American Serving Non-Tribal Institution (NASNTI) federal grant program.
With the fall semester beginning Aug. 14, Seminole State College will hold extended enrollment hours to cater to prospective and returning student schedules from Aug. 7 to Aug. 12.
During the week of Aug. 7, SSC will provide guided campus tours, along with complimentary t-shirts and popcorn for attending students. Additionally, students will have the opportunity to participate in a raffle with the chance to win either a $250 or $500 tuition waiver. The drawing for the raffle is scheduled to take place at 1 p.m. on Aug. 12.Continue reading “SSC Extends Office Hours Ahead of Aug. 14 Start Date”
Members of the Oklahoma National Guard will now have the cost of their tuition, fees and textbooks covered when attending Seminole State College. Beginning with the fall semester, which starts Aug. 14, SSC is extending textbooks waivers to add to the benefits members of the National Guard receive through the Oklahoma National Guard Educational Assistance Program (EAP).
“In appreciation of their service, we wanted to extend textbook waivers to students who qualify for EAP. We want to ease the financial burden of obtaining course materials,” SSC Vice President for Fiscal Affairs Melaine Rinehart said.Continue reading “Oklahoma National Guard Members Receive Tuition and Textbook Assistance at SSC”
Seminole State College will host a free two-day Reach Higher: Reconnect event to help working adults learn more about completing their degrees on Tuesday, June 20, and Wednesday, June 21.
From 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., prospective students can visit the Tanner Hall building for light refreshments and to speak with advisors, financial aid specialists, the admissions team and take a campus tour.Continue reading “SSC to Host Event for Working Adults Looking to Finish Their Degrees”
Seminole State College has released the names of honor roll students for the 2023 spring semester. Three separate honor rolls recognize students for their academic achievements.
The President’s Honor Roll is comprised of students who maintain a perfect 4.0 grade-point-average in at least 12 credit hours of coursework.
Students named to the Vice President’s Honor Roll must have a 3.5 grade-point-average or better and no grade below a “C”.
The Part-Time Students’ Honor Roll is for students who maintain a 3.5 grade-point-average with no grade below a “C” in at least six, but less than 12 college credit hours.Continue reading “Spring Honor Roll Recognizes SSC Students”
Seminole State College students completing degree requirements at the end of the 2023 spring and summer semesters, along with 2022 fall graduates, participated in the College’s annual commencement exercises on Friday, May 5.Continue reading “SSC Announces Expected Graduates”