USDA Visits SSC

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.

Pictured (left to right) are: Schell, Reynolds, Morgan, Corn and Wiles.

Presidential Summit

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.

Streater Makes Large Donation to Leadership Program at SSC

Seminole State College President Lana Reynolds (left) visits with Seminole businessman and real estate developer Brandon Streater (right) about the President’s Leadership Class program at the College.

Seminole State College President Lana Reynolds (left) visits with Seminole businessman and real estate developer Brandon Streater (right) about the President’s Leadership Class program at the College. Streater, a former member of the PLC program, recently gave a gift of $10,000 to support the student leadership program.

Streater said, “Being in PLC opened my eyes to possibilities of what I could do with my life and helped me set career goals. I travelled the state and I met people who influenced my future. It feels great to be able to give back to the college that meant so much to me, and to help other students benefit from PLC.”

Wallace Attends Nigh Leadership Academy

Seminole State College freshman Hailey Wallace, of Wellston, recently attended the Nigh Institute Leadership Academy held in Oklahoma City.

Wallace joined college students from across the state for the three-day academy. Over the course of the event, Wallace and her peers toured the Oklahoma City Memorial, visited the Bob Funk Ranch and experienced the First Americans Museum.

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SSC Postpones Commencement Service, Helps with Recovery Effort following Tornado

Seminole State College has cancelled its annual Commencement Ceremony set to be held on May 6 due to the effects of Wednesday evening’s tornado in Seminole.

Emergency response coordinators advised the College to not host the event due to the potential for intermittent loss of power and general safety issues.

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Enrollment Opens for Summer and Fall Courses

Seminole State College will open enrollment for the 2022 Summer and Fall semesters March 28. Course offerings and application information can be found at www.sscok.edu. Seminole State college will host on campus and community enrollment events for new students throughout the month of April. No appointment is needed but events take place throughout April to better serve the community. Continue reading “Enrollment Opens for Summer and Fall Courses”