With midterms finished and Spring Break over, it’s time to gear up for Spring B Session. The academic year is coming to an end, but Seminole State still has a robust list of exciting ways to help you make the most of your springtime experience.
Check out just a few highlights from the dozens of events, activities, shows and exhibits occurring throughout the remainder of the Spring Term.
Bachelor’s Degree Expo
Want to learn more about our bachelor’s degrees? Then this March 25 expo is for you! Ask experts and faculty representatives any questions you have about Seminole State’s degree programs, or get the lowdown on financial aid and scholarship opportunities. You can even learn how to maximize your college experience by joining clubs and getting involved with Student Life. Free food and prizes will be available.
The spring Fine Arts season is all about highlighting concerts, plays and art exhibits presented by Seminole State’s students.
Check out some of the best art produced by Seminole State students at the Fine Arts Gallery’s 45th annual Juried Student Art Exhibit, which runs April 17-May 15. The annual exhibit gives students a chance to win prizes and show off their work in photography, painting, printmaking, drawing, sculpture, ceramics and more. Stop by and be a part of the experience!
Students also are invited to show off their written and spoken work in Tuesday Voices, the monthly open-mic poetry reading sponsored by Seminole State’s English Department. Whether you are a poet or just a poetry lover, this event gives you an outlet to share original works or discuss your favorites.
The Fine Arts Theatre is proud to present A.R. Gurney’s “The Dining Room,” which opens April 4 and runs through April 13. This poignant comedy tells overlapping vignettes of life in 20th-century New England, all centered on a dining room table. And don’t miss “Spring into Dance,” Seminole State’s annual celebration of life and movement. This always-popular show runs only three days, April 25-27, so mark your calendar!
Rounding out the Fine Arts menu, the Music Department will sponsor 10 open events and concerts to entertain audiences with local and worldwide musical experiences. Audiences can learn about Brazilian and Caribbean music at the April 9 ArtsMatters event presented by Chuck Archard, artist-in-residence at Rollins College; or check out the work of Seminole State’s bands and ensembles through the Encore! Concert Series. The season culminates April 29, with “Rock the Night Away.”
Whether you’re looking to work up a sweat or cheer from the sidelines, Intramural Sports offers you many opportunities to take advantage of Central Florida’s gorgeous spring weather! Throughout April, join your friends or make new ones in 4-on-4 flag football or 5-on-5 basketball. Both leagues will run three weeks, followed by a single-elimination championship tournament. Be sure to register your team by March 24!
For a more spectator-oriented athletics experience, you can cheer on the Raiders in baseball and softball as they fight for a conference championship and postseason tournament berth. With home games in both sports occurring at least once every week until the end of April, it’s easy to show your Seminole State pride and root for the home team. Visit the Athletics page for more information, as well as full schedules and results.
There are many other ways Seminole State can help you get involved around campus or in the community. The Office of Student Life offers about 50 student-run clubs and organizations to join. That’s in addition to several game days, themed events and Student Government Association activities planned for each of Seminole State’s four campuses. And if you’re looking to help serve your community, there are still several volunteer opportunities sponsored by Student Life.
For a cosmic perspective, catch a show at the Emil Buehler Perpetual Trust Planetarium! With a variety of shows every Friday and Saturday night through the end of April, there’s plenty to learn about our solar system and beyond. Check out brand new shows like “Port of Call: Mars” and old classics like “Central Florida Nights,” which teaches viewers about the lay of the current night sky. Observers can also stop by the nights of April 7 and 8 for a free viewing of Mars as it enters opposition – its closest, brightest approach to Earth.
Career Development Center
Graduating soon or looking for a summer job or internship? Seminole State’s Career Development Center has many upcoming events and workshops that can help you find your way, as well as dozens of online resources. Make connections at upcoming career fairs and networking events, or start online with Career Link.
In addition to these events, the Career Development Center will also host nine resume reviews – at least two on each campus in March and April. Bring your resume and get it revamped before you head out into the job market!
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