Saturday, Oct 1, 2016
Subscribe to our News RSS

Featured Story

Sabrina O'Bryan is distinguished alumna

Fall commencement took place Dec. 10.

Sabrina O’Bryan, assistant county manager for Seminole County, was awarded the Seminole State College of Florida Distinguished Alumni Award during the commencement on Dec. 10.

O’Bryan graduated from Seminole State in 1995 and was hired by Seminole County in 1998 as a senior staff assistant.

District Board of Trustees member Scott Howat presents Sabrina O'Bryan with the Distinguished Alumni award.

As she moved up the career ladder, she attended Barry University, receiving her Bachelor of Science in professional administration in 2005.

In 2008 she completed the Leadership Seminole program. Her diverse background also includes more than 10 years of experience in the county’s Economic Development, Information Technologies and Environmental Services departments. O’Bryan also chairs the county’s Charitable Giving Committee and has served as a Seminole County Regional Chamber Ambassador and as a member of the chamber’s Industry Recognition Committee.

O’Bryan, who lives in Oviedo, says her time at Seminole State taught her “the value of finishing what you start.” Relying on grants and a series of part-time and full-time jobs, O’Bryan took four years to complete her two-year degree at the College. “I handled it in manageable chunks, semester by semester, and learning to do that dictates how you do everything else throughout your life,” she says.

Married with three children, O’Bryan says she continues to apply that strategy as she juggles her professional and personal responsibilities.

The Distinguished Alumni Award honors Seminole State graduates who have demonstrated service to the College and/or community; have achieved success in their chosen field; and who are considered role models for Seminole State students.

Campus Announcements »

Student awarded $5K Hispanic Heritage Scholarship

Student awarded $5K Hispanic Heritage ScholarshipThe Hispanic Heritage Scholarship Fund of Metro Orlando has selected a Seminole State College of Florida student to receive a $5,000 scholarship.Read More »

Education News »

Seminole State College of Florida assisting ITT Tech students

Seminole State College of Florida assisting ITT Tech studentsWith the announcement Sept. 6, that ITT Technical Institute is closing all of its campuses across the country, including its location in Lake Mary, Seminole State College of Florida is ready to help students looking for a new educational institution.Read More »

Education News »

Seminole State earns national recognition for commitment to diversity and inclusion

Seminole State earns national recognition for commitment to diversity and inclusionFor the third consecutive year, Seminole State College has been honored with a Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education.Read More »

Our Social Media
 

Featured Video

View All Videos »

Submit a News Story

Do you have a story that you would like us to cover? Send us the info and, if available, a related photo.

Submit story and/or photo Submit story
and/or photo

Media Relations »