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Seminole State to award record number of bachelor’s degrees for fall graduation

More than 3,500 students will graduate from Seminole State this fall. The commencement is set for Dec. 13 at 7 p.m. in the CFE Arena at UCF.

Seminole State College of Florida will award more than 3,500 degrees and certificates this fall, including a record number of baccalaureate degrees, according to the College's Department of Enrollment Services.

Students from each of the College’s four schools will cross the stage for Commencement on Wednesday, Dec. 13, at 7 p.m. in the CFE Arena at the University of Central Florida.

Among the graduates this fall will be 203 baccalaureate students – a record for the College – representing five of Seminole State's four-year degrees, including the College’s first-ever class to graduate from its Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in Health Sciences program.

Seminole State offers seven bachelor’s degrees, including its new Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing (BSN).

Chief Executive Officer of Central Florida Regional Hospital, and Chair of the Seminole State College Board of Trustees, Wendy Brandon, will be the keynote speaker at commencement.

With numerous triumphs in the healthcare industry, including leading the opening of the new Oviedo Medical Center, Brandon, Orlando Business Journal’s 2017 Businesswoman of the Year, is one of Central Florida’s foremost healthcare executives. She is also a board member of CareerSource Central Florida, the Seminole County Regional Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Seminole and the Orlando Economic Partnership. She also served on the Foundation for Seminole State College Board of Directors from 2009-2011.

Tickets are required for admission to the graduation ceremony. For those unable to attend, a live video feed of the ceremony will be available online. To learn more, please visit the graduation website.

 

About Seminole State College of Florida: Seminole State College of Florida, established in 1965, serves nearly 30,000 students across six sites in Central Florida. A comprehensive college, Seminole State has awarded more than 100,000 credentials, from bachelor's degrees to high school diplomas, and offers more than 200 degrees, certificates and programs designed for success. For more about the college, visit seminolestate.edu, like us on Facebook.

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