(UPDATED: June 13, 2016 at 5 p.m.) Seminole State College will continue to provide counseling support to students and employees who want to talk to someone following the Pulse tragedy.
Seminole State College student Luis S. Vielma, 22, is among those killed in the mass shooting at the Pulse night club in Orlando this weekend. He was an Emergency Medical Services student and was enrolled in a CPR class this summer.
Seminole State continues to have counselors on the Sanford/Lake Mary, Altamonte Springs, and Oviedo Campuses during normal business hours on campus. Students at the Heathrow Campus should visit the Sanford/Lake Mary Campus.
Students can also call the Counseling hotline at 407.416.9976, and employees can call EAP at 1.800.272.7252 free, 24/7.
Other agencies such as the Heart of Florida United Way have also pledged ongoing emotional support, information and assistance through the 2-1-1 Information and Assistance Crisis Helpline. The 2-1-1 Information and Assistance Crisis Helpline is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, via phone, text, chat or email. Simply dial 2-1-1, text your zip code to 898-211, or visit the 2-1-1 website.
Saturday, June 9, at Orlando City Hall, as part of an ongoing effort to honor those whose lives were lost in the Pulse nightclub tragedy, The 49 Fund at Central Florida Foundation awarded Seminole State College of Florida student Courtney Ring a scholarship in the amount of $4,900, for her leadership, academic excellence and commitment to serving the community.Read More »
Scholarships for Fall Term 2018 are available for qualified students through the Foundation for Seminole State College. The deadline for students to apply is 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, July 15.Read More »
On Wednesday, May 30, in the north concourse, beneath the supporter’s section at Orlando City Stadium, Orlando City Soccer Club unveiled its new mural, which was uniquely designed by Seminole State College of Florida alumna Danielle Schwiegerath-Head.Read More »