More than 3,000 bachelor’s degrees, associate degrees and program certificates – a record number – will be awarded this term by Seminole State College of Florida, according to the Department of Enrollment Services.
Students will cross the stage on Sunday, Dec. 16, at 2 p.m. during Seminole State's Fall 2012 Commencement in the University of Central Florida Arena. In a move driven by Seminole State’s growth, this will be the first time in 40 years that Commencement will take place off-site.
Graduates of all Seminole State programs, including 14 who earned bachelor’s degrees, will participate.
Dr. John Hitt, who recently celebrated his 20th anniversary as president of the University of Central Florida, will provide the keynote address.
Under Hitt’s leadership, UCF partnered with Seminole State to create DirectConnect to UCF, which provides guaranteed access to UCF for Seminole State students. More than 10,000 Seminole State students participated in the program.
In another first for Seminole State, the College will introduce its ceremonial mace during the ceremony. The mace was crafted from a six-foot branch of “The Senator,” one of the world’s oldest bald cypress trees and the largest native tree in Florida.
For more information about Commencement, visit Seminole State's Commencement website.
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 »
The Seminole State College of Florida Forensics Team (speech/debate) took home seven awards in the Florida College Systems Activities Association (FCSAA) Forensics Championship at Florida State College of Jacksonville on Feb. 2-4.Read More »