Saturday, Jul 23, 2016
Subscribe to our News RSS

Featured Story

Schaffner addresses graduates

Dede Schaffner, the 2009 Distinguished Alumna for Seminole State College of Florida, spoke at the Dec. 18 graduation. Nearly 1,200 students graduated in the first ceremony since the College changed its name on Sept. 21.
 
Schaffner, who is a member of the Seminole County School Board, served as chairman of the college's board from 1999-2001 and is also on the board of directors for the Foundation for Seminole State College.  
 
A respected advocate of public education, Schaffner is also a Seminole State alumna. In 1984 she and her late husband, Bill, started the first Dream Auction, the Foundation's biggest fund-raiser. The auction, now known as the Dream Gala, has generated more than $1.5 million to help students pay for their education.  
 
Most recently, Schaffner was named the recipient of the 2009 Southern Regional Trustee Leadership Award by the Association of Community College Trustees.
 
Photo:  Dede Schaffner with Scott Howat, vice-chairman of the Board of Trustees for Seminole State College
 

Foundation »

Foundation exceeds comprehensive campaign goal with $1 million commitment from Florida Hospital

Foundation exceeds comprehensive campaign goal with $1 million commitment from Florida HospitalPublicly launched in February 2015, the Foundation’s comprehensive campaign’s goal was $12 million. With Florida Hospital’s commitment, the three year campaign concludes with $13.553 million raised to provide scholarships, student support services and student spaces.Read More »

Campus Announcements »

Seminole State Respiratory Care students excel

Seminole State Respiratory Care students excelThe latest graduating class in the Respiratory Care Program at Seminole State achieved great success.Read More »

Campus Announcements »

Seminole State to offer information sessions for new master’s degree in international business

Seminole State to offer information sessions for new master’s degree in international businessThrough a first-of-its-kind partnership with Robert Gordon University (RGU), based in Aberdeen, Scotland, the College will offer the program at its Heathrow Campus starting this fall. The information sessions will focus on admissions requirements, courses, costs and more.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 »