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Time capsule sealed at Oviedo Campus

College officials placed a time capsule in the Oviedo clock tower.

To mark the 10th anniversary of the Oviedo Campus at Seminole State College of Florida, a time capsule was installed inside the iconic clock tower.

The capsule, a first for Seminole State, is scheduled to be opened in 2026. The Campus Provost Office contacted Student Government Association leaders; College administrators, faculty and staff; and the City of Oviedo for their suggestions.

Here are the items placed in the time capsule during the morning ceremony:

  • Oviedo groundbreaking program (1998)
  • Oviedo dedication program (2001)
  • DirectConnect to UCF brochure
  • Copy of 10th Anniversary Celebration program (2011)
  • Bookmark from groundbreaking (1998)
  • Flash drive with current catalog on it (2011)
  • Pathways brochure (Degrees of Success) (2011)
  • Clock giveaway (2011)
  • Catalog 2000-2001
  • 2 options for Oviedo master plan, 8 1/2 x 11 color photocopies (2011)
  • City of Oviedo resolution (unframed) (2011)
  • 1 SCC T-shirt
  • 1 Seminole State T-shirt
  • Seminole County map
  • Debbie Socci's environmental paper about the campus
  • Professor Barbara Hunnicutt's booklet "Landscape Plants of Seminole Community College"

Here are the additional items placed in the time capsule after the ceremonies:

  • Copy of Oviedo 10th Anniversary Celebration invitation
  • Student Services brochure (2001)
  • 2001 class schedule
  • 1-page flier for Oviedo 10th Anniversary Celebration
  • Flash drive with video highlighting history (2011)
  • City of Oviedo map
  • History of Oviedo/Economic Development booklet
  • County commitment agreement from 1999
  • 3 resolutions from the City of Oviedo (1999, 2006 and 2007)
  • "In your back yard" poster/flier advertising Fall 2001 classes
  • A picture of Elf, the kitten that was abandoned on campus and adopted in 2007
  • A laminated Academic Success Center sign

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