SSC Welcomes Students Back to Campus

Seminole State College began its fall semester on Aug. 17. This marks the first time students have met for face-to-face instruction since March. As students arrived on campus, they were greeted by employees who provided free face coverings. The SSC Educational Foundation donated 1,500 masks for the academic year. Pictured: SSC STEM Student Support Services Advisor Kristen Bean (right) passes masks out to students.

Before the semester kicked off, employees and student workers rearranged classrooms for social distancing efforts and stocked sanitization supplies. Language Arts and Humanities Division student workers Maddie Watts (left) and Geoffrey Smith (right) helped prepare classrooms in Tanner Hall.

Assistant Professor of Agriculture Wendy Rich explains to her students how their course will utilize a hybrid learning model, blending online sessions with face-to-face sessions.

SSC Welcomes Campus Residents on Move-In Day

Seminole State College welcomed campus residents and their parents on Move-In Day Aug. 14. Donning masks and carrying suitcases, students settled into their dorm rooms in the Roesler and Seminole Nation Residential Learning Centers. Pictured: Sydney Winchester (left) and her mother, Heather Annis (right), of Prague, carry personal items into the Roesler Residential Learning Center.

SSC Resident Assistants prepared welcome bags in the Seminole Nation Residential Learning Center for incoming students living on campus. The fall semester begins Monday, Aug. 17. Enrollment remains open until Aug. 21.

PLC True Colors Training

True Blue

PLC students then gathered into four different color groups and discussed items they liked and disliked, depending on their personality style. The blue group works to make a list of things they love, which included helping other people, problem solving, music, art and nature. Pictured (l-r) are: Hannah Lay of Seminole, Kristen Casteel of Shawnee, Cale Ashcraft of Seminole, Rylee Treloar of Depew, Kandyce Davidson of Wewoka and Bella McGeisey of Shawnee Continue reading “PLC True Colors Training”

PLC Tour Braum’s Bakery & Processing Plant

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.

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SSC Students Volunteer at Regional Food Bank

Members of Seminole State College’s President’s Leadership Class volunteered at the Oklahoma Regional Food Bank in Oklahoma City on Nov. 7. The students prepared packages of food that will be distributed to participating schools around the state. The bags contained approximately 10 different foods designed to provide nutrition and calories for chronically hungry children over the weekend. During their two hour shift, the group prepared 4,045 meals that will help feed hungry kids. Continue reading “SSC Students Volunteer at Regional Food Bank”

Large Crowd Attends SSC Trick-or-Treat Trail Event

Trick-or-Treat Trail Success

Several hundred kids and family members participated in Seminole State College’s 6th Annual Trick-or-Treat Trail on campus October 28. Tables were set up along the walking trails of Henderson Park with various SSC teams, organizations, students and employees who passed out candy to trick-or-treaters. Continue reading “Large Crowd Attends SSC Trick-or-Treat Trail Event”

SSC Student Attends National Student Government Summit

Seminole State College sophomore Tijah Johnson, of Shawnee, attended the American Student Government Association annual conference in Washington D.C. Oct. 10-13. Johnson serves as the President of the Student Government Association at SSC.

SSC Sophomore and Student Government President Tijah Johnson stands outside of the National Archives during her visit to Washington D.C. for the annual American Student Government Association conference.

During the conference, she attended workshops on leadership, time management, bolstering campus involvement and many other topics. She also toured many landmarks of the nation’s capital.

SSC Baptist Collegiate Ministry Hosts Dodgeball Tournament

The Seminole State College Baptist Collegiate Ministry recently hosted a dodgeball tournament on campus. Multiple student teams and one faculty team competed in the Raymond Harber Fieldhouse. Prize money was awarded to the top three teams. The faculty team, which placed third, donated their winnings to the SSC Food Pantry. Continue reading “SSC Baptist Collegiate Ministry Hosts Dodgeball Tournament”