April is Florida College System (FCS) Month. This month, the FCS is recognizing colleges for providing access to high-quality, affordable education for nearly 60 years.
Seminole State College of Florida is the eighth-largest institution in the FCS. Florida's 28 public colleges operate 178 sites throughout the state and serve 850,000 Floridians.
In his proclamation, Gov. Rick Scott said, "Nine of the top 10 fastest growing occupations require educational attainment beyond high school, and the Florida College System plays a critical role in educating and preparing Florida's workforce."
Here are a few highlights from the FCS:
"Our colleges provide high-quality education at the certificate, associate and baccalaureate levels that help students succeed in continuing their education or entering the workforce," said FCS Chancellor Randy Hanna. "And our colleges continually lead national rankings. …I invite you to join me in celebrating the Florida College System throughout the month of April."
Nationwide, state and community colleges are celebrated with National Community College Month.
Construction of Seminole State College’s new Student Services Center on the Sanford/Lake Mary Campus has reached a milestone. On Feb. 22, students, faculty and staff joined crews from Charles Perry Partners, Inc. to celebrate with a Topping Out ceremony.Read More »
On Friday, Feb. 24, Seminole State College of Florida’s Office of Disability Support Services (DSS) and Lighthouse Central Florida’s Vocational Rehabilitation Department will host a forum on the Sanford/Lake Mary Campus, titled “Life After College” for students living with blindness or visual impairment.Read More »
Four student-leaders from Seminole State College of Florida’s Environmental Initiative Clubs presented research projects at The National Council for Science and the Environment’s (NCSE) 17th National Conference & Global Forum on Science, Policy, and the Environment in Washington, D.C., Jan. 23-26.Read More »