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.

SSC GEAR UP Program Donates School Supplies to Local High School Students

Seminole State College GEAR UP Student-Parent Coordinators recently purchased school supplies for local high school students. Each freshman and sophomore student from the 10 SSC GEAR UP school district cohorts will receive various school supplies, including mechanical pencils, loose leaf paper, a pencil bag, ink pens, a highlighter, a three-ring binder with dividers and post-it notes. Continue reading “SSC GEAR UP Program Donates School Supplies to Local High School Students”

Foundation Donates Face Coverings for Employees & Students

The Seminole State College Educational Foundation recently donated more than $6,000 for the purchase of over 1,500 branded face coverings for employees and students at SSC. The face coverings are part of the College’s ongoing commitment to safeguarding student, employee and community health. SSC Educational Foundation President Lance Wortham (left) and SSC Student Government Association President Kelsey Edminsten (right) pose next to face coverings donated to the College. Face coverings are also available for purchase at the campus bookstore. The fall semester begins Aug. 17 at SSC.