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SSC Named Certified Healthy Campus

SSC Named Certified Healthy Campus   Photo: Healthy Campus Seminole State College has been recognized by the Oklahoma State Department of Health as a Certified Healthy Campus. James Fife, Health Educator II with the Oklahoma State Department of Health, (pictured at far right) presented the College its “Excellence Certification” this week. Accepting the award on behalf…

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Connors State College to Host All-School Reunion on October 29th

Connors State College to Host All-School Reunion on October 29th Warner, Okla. (9/8) – Connors State College was founded in 1909 with the intent of providing rural farm children secondary education with a farm-life emphasis. In the 100-plus years since, the story of Connors State College has been one of hope, challenges, triumphs, and excellence.…

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SSC to Host Creativity Symposium

SSC to Host Creativity Symposium   The Language Arts and Humanities Division at Seminole State College will host its Howlers and Yawpers Creativity Symposium on Sept. 28 and 29, from 8 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. each day. The free symposium will be held in the Jeff Johnson Fine Arts Center on the SSC campus. The…

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BARKING WATER MUSIC FESTIVAL RETURNS TO WEWOKA

BARKING WATER MUSIC FESTIVAL RETURNS TO WEWOKA   After two years of silence, the sound of music will return to downtown Wewoka, OK. The Barking Water Music Festival will be held September 10, at 7:00 p.m. in front of the Seminole County Court House. Festival executive producer, Teresa Smart is excited to invite all music…

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Addressing mental health needs in families

Addressing mental health needs in families The last couple of years have been stressful, and while mental health issues have always been common, there has been a significant increase in mental health conditions in both adults and children since the pandemic. Matt Brosi, Oklahoma State University Extension family sciences specialist, said many of the issues…

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SSC Announces New President’s Leadership Class

SSC Announces New President’s Leadership Class Seminole State College has selected 29 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…

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Initial and continued claims decrease

Initial and continued claims decrease Oklahoma ranked a national leader in technology jobs growth in August OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma Employment Security Commission (OESC) reports that initial and continued claims decreased for the week ending Aug. 6, while the four-week moving average increased slightly for both initial and continued claims. “This week’s decrease in…

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SBA economic injury disaster loans available to Oklahoma small businesses

SBA economic injury disaster loans available to Oklahoma small businesses Small nonfarm businesses in 22 counties in Oklahoma and neighboring counties in Arkansas, Kansas and Missouri are now eligible to apply for low interest federal disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration, announced Director Tanya N. Garfield of SBA’s Disaster Field Operations Center-West. These…

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OSU freshman enrollment hits all-time high

OSU freshman enrollment hits all-time high Incoming class tops previous record by more than 375 students  (STILLWATER, Okla., Aug. 18, 2022) — Oklahoma State University is preparing to welcome its largest, most diverse freshman class in history. With 4,668-plus first-time freshmen enrolled, the class of 2026 eclipses previous records and represents an increase of more than…

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