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Seminole State among top performers in Florida College System

Seminole State among top performers in Florida College System

Seminole State College of Florida has gone gold, achieving the highest level for performance funding...
High school students get hands on with STEM in summer program at Seminole State

High school students get hands on with STEM in summer program at Seminole State

Summer Program at Seminole State's Oviedo Campus gives local high school students the opportunity to...
‘Life After College’ forum to help visually impaired students take next steps

‘Life After College’ forum to help visually impaired students take next steps

On Friday, Feb. 24, Seminole State College of Florida’s Office of Disability Support Services (DSS...
Seminole State remains in top 20 nationally for A.A. degrees awarded

Seminole State remains in top 20 nationally for A.A. degrees awarded

Community College Week's Top 100 list ranks Seminole State College No. 16 in the nation for graduati...
Seminole State student doesn't let Asperger's deter educational goals

Seminole State student doesn't let Asperger's deter educational goals

Seminole State College of Florida student Antonio Hernandez Pumarejo dreams of becoming an entrepren...
Seminole State’s SNA receives Breakthrough to Nursing Award at annual convention

Seminole State’s SNA receives Breakthrough to Nursing Award at annual convention

The Student Nurses Association (SNA) at Seminole State College of Florida has received the Breakthro...
Pharmacy Technology Program at Seminole State ranks among best in nation

Pharmacy Technology Program at Seminole State ranks among best in nation

Seminole State College of Florida’s Pharmacy Technology program is ranked No. 5 in the nation by T...
Seminole State’s online offerings rank among the best and most affordable in Florida

Seminole State’s online offerings rank among the best and most affordable in Florida

Seminole State College of Florida is one of the top 10 online colleges in Florida, according to a ne...
Seminole State receives $1.2 million grant for Educational Opportunity Centers program

Seminole State receives $1.2 million grant for Educational Opportunity Centers program

Seminole State College of Florida has received a U.S. Department of Education (DOE) grant – a five...
Seminole State offering information sessions for master’s degree in international business

Seminole State offering information sessions for master’s degree in international business

The Center for Global Engagement at Seminole State College of Florida is holding information session...
Seminole State College of Florida assisting ITT Tech students

Seminole State College of Florida assisting ITT Tech students

With the announcement Sept. 6, that ITT Technical Institute is closing all of its campuses across th...
Seminole State earns national recognition for commitment to diversity and inclusion

Seminole State earns national recognition for commitment to diversity and inclusion

For the third consecutive year, Seminole State College has been honored with a Higher Education Exce...
Seminole State College online programs set new enrollment record

Seminole State College online programs set new enrollment record

The online programs at Seminole State College of Florida set a new enrollment record for the 2015-16...
Seminole State Respiratory Care students excel

Seminole State Respiratory Care students excel

The latest graduating class in the Respiratory Care Program at Seminole State achieved great success...
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 business

Through a first-of-its-kind partnership with Robert Gordon University (RGU), based in Aberdeen, Scot...
Three honors students earn prestigious Jack Kent Cooke transfer scholarships

Three honors students earn prestigious Jack Kent Cooke transfer scholarships

Flavio Pacheco, Tatiana Calvo and Latifah Maasarani were awarded the Jack Kent Cooke Undergraduate T...
Seminole State partners with Scotland university to offer master’s degree in international business

Seminole State partners with Scotland university to offer master’s degree in international business

Through a first-of-its-kind partnership between Seminole State College and Robert Gordon University,...
Four honors students named to 2016 All-Florida Academic Team

Four honors students named to 2016 All-Florida Academic Team

Based on academic success, leadership skills and community involvement, four Seminole State College ...
Seminole State awards nearly 3,000 credentials in Spring 2016 graduation

Seminole State awards nearly 3,000 credentials in Spring 2016 graduation

Seminole State College awarded nearly 3,000 degrees and certificates, including more than 100 bachel...
Seminole State AVP earns Multicultural Leadership Award

Seminole State AVP earns Multicultural Leadership Award

Janet Balanoff, who has served for two years as Seminole State’s associate vice president of Equit...
New bachelor's in health sciences earns approval from accrediting agency

New bachelor's in health sciences earns approval from accrediting agency

Seminole State College's new Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in Health Sciences has received appro...
Seminole State students remodel bathroom for disabled veteran

Seminole State students remodel bathroom for disabled veteran

The remodel, made possible by a $3,000 grant from The Home Depot Foundation, includes an ADA accessi...
Students win $5,000 in prize money in Seminole State’s inaugural business startup contest

Students win $5,000 in prize money in Seminole State’s inaugural business startup contest

Five students earned $5,000 in prize money for their business proposals submitted in the inaugural S...
Get ahead this summer at Seminole State

Get ahead this summer at Seminole State

Summer Term is just a few weeks away. With classes starting in May and June, now is the time to prep...
President’s and Dean’s List Reception celebrates high-achieving students

President’s and Dean’s List Reception celebrates high-achieving students

“This reception goes above and beyond,” said Cynthia King, 54, who will graduate this sp...
Seminole State student uses business capstone to enhance charity race

Seminole State student uses business capstone to enhance charity race

A Seminole State College student is taking advantage of the business, marketing and project planning...
Seminole State nursing grads shine on licensure exams

Seminole State nursing grads shine on licensure exams

The Nursing Program at Seminole State College is celebrating continued success, as its graduates hav...
Six Spring Term career panels to bring industry professionals to Seminole State

Six Spring Term career panels to bring industry professionals to Seminole State

Seminole State College’s Career Development Center will continue its popular series of career pane...
In Brief: Students from Japan study language and culture at Seminole State

In Brief: Students from Japan study language and culture at Seminole State

Seminole State College has signed a memorandum of understanding with Nagoya College, located in Toyo...
Fall 2015 Commencement culminates Seminole State's 50th anniversary

Fall 2015 Commencement culminates Seminole State's 50th anniversary

Seminole State College's Fall 2015 Collegewide Commencement honored 50 years of student achievement ...
Dr. McGee to receive chief executive leadership award

Dr. McGee to receive chief executive leadership award

Seminole State College President Dr. E. Ann McGee has been selected to receive the Chief Executive L...
Seminole State's fall graduation scheduled for Dec. 16

Seminole State's fall graduation scheduled for Dec. 16

Seminole State College will award more than 3,000 degrees and certificates this fall, including a re...
Female pioneer shaped early days at Seminole State

Female pioneer shaped early days at Seminole State

Renowned economics Professor Lucinda Coulter-Burbach taught a subject ‘usually favored by men’
In Brief: Construction students finish fourth in national competition

In Brief: Construction students finish fourth in national competition

A team of five Seminole State College engineering and construction students finished fourth national...
Seminole State Assessment and Testing Center earns national recognition as “exemplary”

Seminole State Assessment and Testing Center earns national recognition as “exemplary”

Seminole State College’s Assessment and Testing Center is “exemplary,” according to the Nation...
Honors Institute partnering with Central Florida Zoo on courses, internships

Honors Institute partnering with Central Florida Zoo on courses, internships

Starting in the January, students will be able to take classes in Introduction to Zoos and Wildlife ...
Seminole State named a 2016 STEM Jobs Approved College

Seminole State named a 2016 STEM Jobs Approved College

For the second consecutive year, Seminole State College has been recognized as a STEM Jobs Approved ...
BIM Program honored with Florida College System Best Practice Award

BIM Program honored with Florida College System Best Practice Award

Bachelor’s students in Seminole State’s Business and Information Management (BIM) Progra...
New program prepares students for high-demand jobs in manufactured construction

New program prepares students for high-demand jobs in manufactured construction

Seminole State College is helping meet the tremendous demand for workers with skills in manufactured...
Destination: Graduation, new pilot program, helps students stay the course

Destination: Graduation, new pilot program, helps students stay the course

Heart of Florida United Way and Seminole State College are teaming up on a pilot program to help at-...
Seminole State's new supply chain management program hosts economic growth leaders

Seminole State's new supply chain management program hosts economic growth leaders

Florida business leaders and educators from the fields of supply chain management (SCM) and logistic...
Student finishes 3rd in NKBA national bath design competition

Student finishes 3rd in NKBA national bath design competition

A Seminole State College interior design student has been named one of the top student bath designer...
Students: Register early for Spring Term for a chance to win an iPad mini

Students: Register early for Spring Term for a chance to win an iPad mini

Early registration for Spring Term is underway. Returning students who register early will be automa...
Nursing professor, assistant finalists for national community college awards

Nursing professor, assistant finalists for national community college awards

A Seminole State College nursing professor and an assistant to the Board of Trustees are headed to S...
In Brief: Two Seminole State nursing instructors present in Denmark

In Brief: Two Seminole State nursing instructors present in Denmark

Seminole State College Professor Maureen Tremel and Dr. Cheryl Cicotti, associate dean for nursing, ...
Info sessions planned for Seminole State's new B.S. Health Sciences

Info sessions planned for Seminole State's new B.S. Health Sciences

Seminole State College is hosting bachelor’s degree information sessions for its new Bachelor of S...
PBS program to spotlight Seminole State student, professor

PBS program to spotlight Seminole State student, professor

A student and professor at Seminole State College will be featured on WUCF on Saturday, Oct. 3, as p...
Revitalized welding program ignites success

Revitalized welding program ignites success

Last fall, Seminole State's newly reopened Applied Welding Program graduated its first class, and mo...
Seminole State earns second consecutive national diversity award

Seminole State earns second consecutive national diversity award

Seminole State College is one of only five colleges and universities in Florida honored with a 2015 ...
Fall Term career panels bring industry experts to Seminole State

Fall Term career panels bring industry experts to Seminole State

Seminole State College’s Career Development Center will continue its popular series of career pane...
CC Week again places Seminole State among top A.A. producers in nation

CC Week again places Seminole State among top A.A. producers in nation

Seminole State College remains among the Top 30 on Community College Week’s annual list of the Top...
City of Lake Mary recognizes business students following needs assessment survey

City of Lake Mary recognizes business students following needs assessment survey

Students in Seminole State College’s Business and Information Management (BIM) Program are gaining...
In Brief: Paramedic Program praised following CoAEMSP visit

In Brief: Paramedic Program praised following CoAEMSP visit

Seminole State’s Paramedic Program received high praise following a recent visit by representative...
Seminole State approved to offer bachelor’s degree in health sciences

Seminole State approved to offer bachelor’s degree in health sciences

Seminole State College received state approval on Wednesday to begin offering a Bachelor of Science ...
Biological sciences professor named among 100 inspiring women in STEM

Biological sciences professor named among 100 inspiring women in STEM

Dr. Maya Byfield, a professor of biological sciences at Seminole State, was named one of the 100 Ins...
New programs for Fall 2015: Supply chain management, 3D printing

New programs for Fall 2015: Supply chain management, 3D printing

Seminole State College will become the first public college or university in Central Florida to offe...
Seminole State students appearing on HGTV’s ‘Tiny House Hunters’

Seminole State students appearing on HGTV’s ‘Tiny House Hunters’

Two baccalaureate students applied the skills they learned in class to build a tiny house. In August...
Explore construction careers at 'Build Your Future' info session on June 18

Explore construction careers at 'Build Your Future' info session on June 18

With construction jobs on the rise in Central Florida, Seminole State College is hosting an informat...
In Brief: PTK earns Chancellor's Student Service Award

In Brief: PTK earns Chancellor's Student Service Award

Pi Lambda, Seminole State College’s chapter of the honor society Phi Theta Kappa (PTK), is the win...
Online success workshops now available to students

Online success workshops now available to students

Seminole State College now offers free online, on-demand student success workshops through StudentLi...
Seminole State's Spring Commencement celebrates 50 years of student achievement

Seminole State's Spring Commencement celebrates 50 years of student achievement

Students at Seminole State College made history as the first graduating class of the College's 50th ...
College to award more than 3,000 degrees, certificates at Spring Commencement

College to award more than 3,000 degrees, certificates at Spring Commencement

More than 3,000 degrees and certificates have been earned by Seminole State College students this te...
Seminole State ties U.S. record as 4 students earn Jack Kent Cooke scholarships

Seminole State ties U.S. record as 4 students earn Jack Kent Cooke scholarships

Four Seminole State College honors students were surprised with Jack Kent Cooke Undergraduate Transf...
Seminole State receives $900K NSF grant for sustainable engineering program

Seminole State receives $900K NSF grant for sustainable engineering program

The three-year grant will allow Seminole State to strengthen employability for graduates, add course...
Seminole State College, SCPS partner to create county's first collegiate high school

Seminole State College, SCPS partner to create county's first collegiate high school

A partnership with Seminole State College of Florida and Seminole County Public Schools (SCPS) is cr...
Dr. McGee named 2015 UNCF Champion of Education

Dr. McGee named 2015 UNCF Champion of Education

Seminole State College President Dr. E. Ann McGee has been honored with the 2015 Champion of Educati...
Seminole State shares business insight with Russian entrepreneurs

Seminole State shares business insight with Russian entrepreneurs

A delegation of Russian entrepreneurs got an inside look at business in Seminole County at Seminole ...
Nursing grads continue to excel on licensure exams

Nursing grads continue to excel on licensure exams

Graduates of Seminole State College of Florida's Nursing Program have again surpassed state and nati...
Agreements clear way for Chinese baccalaureate students to study at Seminole State

Agreements clear way for Chinese baccalaureate students to study at Seminole State

Agreements approved on Monday, Feb. 16, will bring hundreds of Chinese baccalaureate students to Sem...
Four new career panels to be offered this spring

Four new career panels to be offered this spring

Continuing its commitment to providing students with the best-available career counseling, Seminole ...
Dealertrack partnership gives College's automotive students workforce advantage

Dealertrack partnership gives College's automotive students workforce advantage

Seminole State College automotive students are training using an industry-leading Dealer Management ...
Seminole State's top 14 news stories of 2014

Seminole State's top 14 news stories of 2014

2014 was another year of changes and achievement for Seminole State College of Florida. Here's a loo...
International Studies Certificate offered this spring

International Studies Certificate offered this spring

Seminole State College students now have the option to earn a 27-credit International Studies Certif...
Seminole State awards more than 2,000 degrees, certificates this fall

Seminole State awards more than 2,000 degrees, certificates this fall

More than 2,000 bachelor's degrees, associate degrees and program certificates were awarded this fal...
Seminole State's Commencement Ceremony set for Dec. 14

Seminole State's Commencement Ceremony set for Dec. 14

Seminole State College will award more than 2,000 degrees and certificates this fall, according to t...
Dr. McGee attends White House summit, announces commitment to expand college opportunity

Dr. McGee attends White House summit, announces commitment to expand college opportunity

Dr. E. Ann McGee, Seminole State president, and Dr. Walt Griffin, superintendent of SCPS, joined Pre...
Chemistry of Food course helps students overcome aversion to science

Chemistry of Food course helps students overcome aversion to science

Chemistry of Food and Cooking, a new course offered through the College's Grindle Honors Institute, ...
College library receives largest-ever book donation

College library receives largest-ever book donation

The Seminole State College Library has received the largest book donation in the college’s nearly ...
STEM research program attracts top young minds to Seminole State

STEM research program attracts top young minds to Seminole State

Through Seminole State's STEM research program, brother-and-sister teen prodigies are contributing t...
Scholarships, benefits help Seminole State student-veterans achieve success

Scholarships, benefits help Seminole State student-veterans achieve success

After serving eight years in the U.S. Army and two tours in Iraq, it didn’t take long for Freddie ...
Lerner to serve as general counsel at Seminole State

Lerner to serve as general counsel at Seminole State

After a national search, Elaine Lerner has been named general counsel at Seminole State College. Ler...
Prep course prepares interior designers for NCIDQ exam

Prep course prepares interior designers for NCIDQ exam

Seminole State College will offer a prep course for the National Council for Interior Design Qualifi...
Pilot interior design course explores needs of people with autism

Pilot interior design course explores needs of people with autism

Seminole State College's Interior Design Program is among the first to address autism. The goal for ...
Instructional Design Certificate Program launching in January

Instructional Design Certificate Program launching in January

The five-course (15 credit hours) technology-focused Instructional Design Certificate is ideal for e...
Seminole State earns Military Friendly designation for 2015

Seminole State earns Military Friendly designation for 2015

For the second straight year, Seminole State College has been named to the list of Military Friendly...
Seminole State career panels offer students professional advantage

Seminole State career panels offer students professional advantage

As part of a commitment to provide students with the best-available career counseling, Seminole Stat...
Student named nation's top student bath designer

Student named nation's top student bath designer

Katie Lensmire has won first place in the National Kitchen & Bath Association's Student Design Compe...
The Florida Channel profiles Seminole State

The Florida Channel profiles Seminole State

The Florida Channel, a division of WFSU, has produced a profile exploring the history and academic c...
CC Week: Seminole State No. 15 in nation for A.A. degrees awarded

CC Week: Seminole State No. 15 in nation for A.A. degrees awarded

Seminole State College remains among the Top 20 on Community College Week’s annual list of the Top...
Start of classes marks milestone in Seminole State history

Start of classes marks milestone in Seminole State history

As Seminole State prepares to celebrate this milestone, here's a look at what's new for the 2014-15 ...
DACA students find support, success at Seminole State

DACA students find support, success at Seminole State

Through a program that launched last fall, Seminole State College of Florida has provided full schol...
Business students flourish at national PBL conference

Business students flourish at national PBL conference

Seminole State College's Phi Beta Lambda chapter earned high honors and recognition at the PBL Natio...
There’s still time to start this fall at Seminole State

There’s still time to start this fall at Seminole State

Fall classes start Aug. 25 at Seminole State College of Florida, and it’s not too late to apply fo...
Nursing wins first place at INACSL conference for veteran care poster

Nursing wins first place at INACSL conference for veteran care poster

Seminole State College’s nursing program won first place at the International Nursing Simulation L...
State residency documents no longer required for ESOL, adult ed programs

State residency documents no longer required for ESOL, adult ed programs

Effective July 1, state residency documents are no longer required for students pursuing adult educa...
Seminole State makes list of top schools for enrollment of Hispanic undergrads

Seminole State makes list of top schools for enrollment of Hispanic undergrads

Seminole State College of Florida is among the top schools for enrollment of Hispanic undergraduate ...
Formerly homeless student-veteran finds calling in fire science

Formerly homeless student-veteran finds calling in fire science

Justin Archer, an eight-year veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps who earned the rank of sergeant and se...
Seminole County students test STEM skills in summer program at Seminole State

Seminole County students test STEM skills in summer program at Seminole State

More than 100 Seminole County high school students tested their STEM (science, technology, engineeri...
Seminole State student receives prestigious Gilman Scholarship to study in Russia

Seminole State student receives prestigious Gilman Scholarship to study in Russia

A Seminole State College student will use the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study ...
A.S. in Fire Science Technology earns FEMA recognition

A.S. in Fire Science Technology earns FEMA recognition

Seminole State College’s Fire Science Program is one of only three in Florida to receive recogniti...
Spring 2014 graduation marks milestone for baccalaureate programs

Spring 2014 graduation marks milestone for baccalaureate programs

For the first time, Seminole State College has awarded degrees to students from all five of its bacc...
Partnership with Aerosim Flight Academy takes flight

Partnership with Aerosim Flight Academy takes flight

Graduates of Sanford-based Aerosim Flight Academy who earn the private, instrument, and commercial F...
College to award 3,000 degrees, certificates at Spring 2014 Commencement

College to award 3,000 degrees, certificates at Spring 2014 Commencement

About 3,000 degrees and certificates will be awarded this term by Seminole State College, according ...
First Generation Freshmen Program to graduate its first students

First Generation Freshmen Program to graduate its first students

Seminole State College's First Generation Freshmen Program is celebrating its 2013-14 successes and ...
Seminole State to explore possibility of Casselberry presence

Seminole State to explore possibility of Casselberry presence

Casselberry has approached Seminole State about partnering with the city on a multiuse development p...
Assigned advisors to help more students with academic planning

Assigned advisors to help more students with academic planning

To better serve students, all Seminole State College of Florida students soon will be assigned a ded...
Florida College System Month celebrates quality, affordable education

Florida College System Month celebrates quality, affordable education

April is Florida College System (FCS) Month. This month, the FCS is recognizing colleges for providi...
Students pay tribute to Officer Robert German, a Seminole State alumnus

Students pay tribute to Officer Robert German, a Seminole State alumnus

Students from Seminole State College of Florida’s Criminal Justice Academy honored Windermere Poli...
Seminole State student named Firefighter of Year

Seminole State student named Firefighter of Year

Seminole State College of Florida student Lt. Tod Zellers of the Seminole County Fire Department (SC...
Students: Share your opinion in online survey

Students: Share your opinion in online survey

More than 18,000 Seminole State College students will be asked to participate in a nationally recogn...
Seminole State remembers Windermere Police Officer Robert German

Seminole State remembers Windermere Police Officer Robert German

Windermere Officer Robert German, a 2007 graduate of the Seminole State College Criminal Justice Aca...
Dr. Bernice King speaks at Seminole State

Dr. Bernice King speaks at Seminole State

Dr. Bernice King, youngest daughter of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., brought a message of nonviolence ...
Seminole High School wins 20th annual Battle of the Brains

Seminole High School wins 20th annual Battle of the Brains

Nearly 100 students from nine Seminole County high schools competed in the 20th annual Battle of the...
Indonesia looks to Seminole State for community education model

Indonesia looks to Seminole State for community education model

A delegation of educators and representatives from institutions of higher education in Indonesia vis...
Amy Lockhart joins Seminole State College District Board of Trustees

Amy Lockhart joins Seminole State College District Board of Trustees

Amy Lockhart has been appointed by Gov. Rick Scott to the Seminole State College District Board of T...
Interior design graduate honored by Florida College System

Interior design graduate honored by Florida College System

Adrienne Craddock, who graduated in 2013 with a bachelor's degree in interior design, has been named...
Balanoff to lead equity and diversity at Seminole State

Balanoff to lead equity and diversity at Seminole State

After a national search, Janet Park Balanoff has been named associate vice president of equity and d...
Sanford mayor, city manager present guest lecture at Seminole State

Sanford mayor, city manager present guest lecture at Seminole State

City of Sanford Mayor Jeff Triplett and City Manager Norton Bonaparte brought City Hall to a Seminol...
AAUW grant helps identify local childcare providers, needs of student-parents

AAUW grant helps identify local childcare providers, needs of student-parents

Seminole State College has been awarded a $5,000 grant from the American Association of University W...
Seminole State partners with SCPS to offer A.A. degree

Seminole State partners with SCPS to offer A.A. degree

Seminole County Public Schools (SCPS) and Seminole State College are partnering to allow students to...
Interior design student places 2nd nationally in green design contest

Interior design student places 2nd nationally in green design contest

A recent Seminole State College bachelor’s in interior design graduate has been named the runner-u...
A year in review: The top 13 news stories of 2013

A year in review: The top 13 news stories of 2013

2013 was another year of changes and achievement for Seminole State College of Florida. Here's a loo...
Welding program re-launches with $100,000 renovation

Welding program re-launches with $100,000 renovation

After a two-year hiatus and $100,000 in renovations to the training lab, the Applied Welding Technol...
More than 3,000 degrees, certificates awarded this term

More than 3,000 degrees, certificates awarded this term

Seminole State College of Florida awarded more than 3,000 degrees and certificates, including more t...
Synchronous online courses offering real-time interaction start Jan. 13

Synchronous online courses offering real-time interaction start Jan. 13

Starting in Spring Term 2014, Seminole State College's Center for Business, Legal and Entrepreneursh...
Seminole State’s online offerings rank among most affordable in Florida

Seminole State’s online offerings rank among most affordable in Florida

Seminole State College is ranked as one of the top 10 most affordable online colleges in Florida, ac...
$100,000 NEH grant to launch diversity initiative

$100,000 NEH grant to launch diversity initiative

Seminole State College has been awarded its first grant from the National Endowment for the Humaniti...
Nursing grads are top in FCS on licensing exams

Nursing grads are top in FCS on licensing exams

Graduates of the Nursing Programs at Seminole State College once again exceeded state and national a...
Construction students awarded $2,000 scholarships from Grainger

Construction students awarded $2,000 scholarships from Grainger

Two Seminole State College construction management students have been selected to receive one of two...
Physical Therapist Assistant grads achieve perfect pass rate on licensure exam

Physical Therapist Assistant grads achieve perfect pass rate on licensure exam

For the sixth time in the last decade, Seminole State College’s Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA)...
Seminole State signs partnership with Denmark college

Seminole State signs partnership with Denmark college

Seminole State College and Basic Health Care College of Fredericia-Vejle-Horsens, Denmark, have sign...
Seminole State named a Military Friendly School

Seminole State named a Military Friendly School

Seminole State College of Florida has been named to the list of 2014 Military Friendly Schools. This...
Seminole State partnering on $1.5 million NSF grant

Seminole State partnering on $1.5 million NSF grant

Seminole State is partnering with Valencia College and Lake-Sumter State College on a $1.5 million i...
Trustees designate Altamonte Springs Campus a public-private partnership

Trustees designate Altamonte Springs Campus a public-private partnership

The Seminole State Board of Trustees moved quickly to respond to a recent law change that allows sta...
ACCE honors Seminole State partner Skanska USA with Founder’s Award

ACCE honors Seminole State partner Skanska USA with Founder’s Award

The American Council for Construction Education (ACCE) has honored Skanska Building USA, a Seminole ...
New for Fall: A.S. degree in entrepreneurship

New for Fall: A.S. degree in entrepreneurship

Students enrolled in Seminole State this fall can choose from a number of new programs, including an...
College rises in 2013 CC Week rankings

College rises in 2013 CC Week rankings

Seminole State College has moved up on Community College Week’s Top 100 list of the top 100 produc...
Grant helps baby boomers enter health careers

Grant helps baby boomers enter health careers

Following a career in restaurant management and a long break from the workplace after being severely...
College freezes tuition again for 2013-14

College freezes tuition again for 2013-14

At its June 17 meeting, Seminole State's trustees voted to hold the line as they did last year for t...
College completion campaign boasts successes

College completion campaign boasts successes

The Florida College System's (FCS) Finish Up, Florida! campaign has succeeded in adding 11,543 gradu...
Networking trips help students land jobs

Networking trips help students land jobs

Terri Walsh and Christine Wright, accounting professors at Seminole State, have expanded students’...
College pilots new veterans' healthcare training

College pilots new veterans' healthcare training

Seminole State conducted a pilot of “Joining Forces and National League for Nursing Simulations: A...
Dr. McGee elected to AACC board of directors

Dr. McGee elected to AACC board of directors

Dr. E. Ann McGee, president of Seminole State College, has been elected to the Board of Directors fo...
4 honors students to attend seminar in Austria

4 honors students to attend seminar in Austria

Four Seminole State College students will travel to Salzburg, Austria, to participate in the Salzbur...
Student awarded $6,000 Orlando Magic scholarship

Student awarded $6,000 Orlando Magic scholarship

In surprise presentation at her high school on Wednesday, May 1, Seminole High School student Dana L...
College names 2013 Endowed Teaching Chairs

College names 2013 Endowed Teaching Chairs

Four Seminole State College faculty members were honored with $5,000 Endowed Teaching Chair Awards d...
GED test moving to online-only format in January

GED test moving to online-only format in January

Seminole State College will transition to a computer-based only GED test starting in January 2014. T...
Seminole State alumna will attend Cambridge

Seminole State alumna will attend Cambridge

Seminole State College alumna Tatiana Viecco is on her way to Cambridge University in England to ear...
12 GED and AHS graduates receive scholarships

12 GED and AHS graduates receive scholarships

Eight Adult High School students and four GED students were awarded scholarships to continue their e...
Disability job placement rate outshines others

Disability job placement rate outshines others

Students with disabilities at Seminole State College of Florida are exceeding Florida and national j...
World Book Night spreads love of reading

World Book Night spreads love of reading

More than 100 Seminole State College of Florida volunteers spread out across the College’s four ca...
New 4-year programs to graduate first students

New 4-year programs to graduate first students

Students receiving their degrees in two of Seminole State College’s new bachelor’s programs will...
College bans tobacco use on all campuses

College bans tobacco use on all campuses

Seminole State College will become tobacco-free beginning Aug. 26. The College’s District Board of...
Seminole State recognizes 2013 student writers

Seminole State recognizes 2013 student writers

The English Department at Seminole State College recognized the 2013 winners of three student writin...
Survey gauges College's attitudes toward reading

Survey gauges College's attitudes toward reading

The College's Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) Committee is asking students, faculty and staff to comp...
Endowed Teaching Chair Award 2013 finalists

Endowed Teaching Chair Award 2013 finalists

Eight faculty finalists for the 2013 Endowed Teaching Chair Awards have been announced by the Founda...
Math refresher aims to boost students' progress

Math refresher aims to boost students' progress

To help students complete college faster, Seminole State College of Florida will pilot two six-week ...
College to host Startup Weekend Orlando

College to host Startup Weekend Orlando

The Center for Economic Development at Seminole State College will host Startup Weekend Orlando at i...
Florida College System: A $26.6 billion impact

Florida College System: A $26.6 billion impact

A new study finds that the Florida College System – Florida's 28 public colleges – contributes $...
College makes list of top schools for Hispanics

College makes list of top schools for Hispanics

Seminole State College is among the top grantors of associate degrees for Hispanic students in the U...
Seminole High School wins Battle of the Brains

Seminole High School wins Battle of the Brains

More than 60 students from eight Seminole County high schools competed in the 19th annual Battle of ...
College transitions to computer-based GED tests

College transitions to computer-based GED tests

Seminole State College will make the transition to a computer-based-only GED test starting in Januar...
GED classes at Harvest Time International

GED classes at Harvest Time International

Seminole State College is helping adults in Seminole County, including those who are financially dis...
PBL students thrive at district competition

PBL students thrive at district competition

Seminole State College’s Phi Beta Lambda chapter placed first in nine of the 12 events in which it...
Enter the Read to Succeed Essay Contest

Enter the Read to Succeed Essay Contest

The Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) Committee is looking for students who can share their ideas about...
College a finalist for national diversity award

College a finalist for national diversity award

Seminole State College is among a select group of colleges named as finalists in a new program desig...
Tremel earns distinction in simulation education

Tremel earns distinction in simulation education

Maureen Tremel, a nursing professor at Seminole State College, is among the first instructors in the...
$900,000 NSF grant funds STEM pilot program

$900,000 NSF grant funds STEM pilot program

Seminole State College has received a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant totaling almost $900,0...
College to launch 2 fast-track health programs

College to launch 2 fast-track health programs

In response to high demand within the healthcare industry, Seminole State College of Florida will la...
Building L named LEED 'Project of the Year'

Building L named LEED 'Project of the Year'

The College's oldest classroom building has been named the LEED Project of the Year for Commercial I...
Student grows her business class by class

Student grows her business class by class

Launching her own beverage business has been Daisy Gray's passion for years. Now she's building her ...
Grant will fund minority firefighting training

Grant will fund minority firefighting training

Seminole State College has received a $10,000 grant from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation t...
Design grad wants to retrofit homes for injured

Design grad wants to retrofit homes for injured

For Amy McDaniel, a home represents security and comfort, and she plans to use the skills she learne...
Fall 2012 graduation largest in history

Fall 2012 graduation largest in history

Due to record growth, Seminole State moved its graduation to the UCF Arena. A record 3,000 bachelor'...
Projector makes planetarium one of state's best

Projector makes planetarium one of state's best

The Planetarium at Seminole State College is undergoing renovations this month that will make it one...
Summers named AVP for Arts and Sciences

Summers named AVP for Arts and Sciences

Dr. Stephen Summers has been named associate vice president, School of Arts and Sciences at Seminole...
Graduation to feature mace made from ancient tree

Graduation to feature mace made from ancient tree

"The Senator," the Seminole County landmark that had stood for 3,500 years, will live on as a new sy...
Board approves Altamonte Springs master plan

Board approves Altamonte Springs master plan

The District Board of Trustees on Monday, Dec. 3, unanimously approved a master plan for the Altamon...
Local notables' memories form Leu House decor

Local notables' memories form Leu House decor

Seminole State College's interior design students have transformed the Leu House Museum into Leu's H...
Student learning to live with amnesia

Student learning to live with amnesia

After a car crash that left her with amnesia, Nathalie Nazario is relearning everything, from who he...
Seminole State to offer $10K bachelor's degree

Seminole State to offer $10K bachelor's degree

Seminole State College has accepted Gov. Rick Scott's challenge and will begin offering one of its f...
Student nurses win 'Chapter of the Year' award

Student nurses win 'Chapter of the Year' award

The Student Nursing Association (SNA) at Seminole State College received the state's highest award a...
QEP has a name: Read to Succeed

QEP has a name: Read to Succeed

The votes were cast, and now there's a name for Seminole State's Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP): Rea...
Naming rights a great way to support College

Naming rights a great way to support College

The man who established Seminole State College's technology department will be forever associated wi...
Ad campaign wins two regional marketing awards

Ad campaign wins two regional marketing awards

Seminole State's College Relations and Marketing Department has won two district awards for its "Go ...
Nursing graduates achieve perfect score on exam

Nursing graduates achieve perfect score on exam

Graduates of Seminole State College's nursing program have achieved a perfect 100 percent pass rate ...
Math professor receives national award

Math professor receives national award

Martha Goshaw, a mathematics professor at Seminole State College of Florida, has been chosen to rece...
Student uses Army experience to excel in the lab

Student uses Army experience to excel in the lab

Honors student Eric Wilson is working this semester on biology experiments in a laboratory alongside...
Dr. McGee to co-chair national AACC committee

Dr. McGee to co-chair national AACC committee

Dr. E. Ann McGee, president of Seminole State College, has been named co-chair of a working group ch...
Early Childhood program wins advocacy award

Early Childhood program wins advocacy award

Seminole State's Early Childhood Education Program has received "The Outstanding Advocate, 2012" awa...
Master plan expands Altamonte Springs Campus

Master plan expands Altamonte Springs Campus

Architects unveiled a vision for Seminole State College's Altamonte Springs Campus that includes an ...
Dr. McGee wins 'Women of Achievement' award

Dr. McGee wins 'Women of Achievement' award

Dr. E. Ann McGee, president of Seminole State College of Florida, received the Women of Achievement ...
Annual Convocation celebrates achievements

Annual Convocation celebrates achievements

Seminole State College held its seventh annual Collegewide Convocation on Sept. 25, celebrating a ye...
Pathfinder Award goes to Orlando Magic

Pathfinder Award goes to Orlando Magic

Seminole State College of Florida President Dr. E. Ann McGee presented this year's Community Pathfin...
Help name Seminole State's QEP topic

Help name Seminole State's QEP topic

The Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) Team needs your help as it looks for a name for a new initiative ...
Iranian student relishes freedom of expression

Iranian student relishes freedom of expression

Ali Akbari Torkamani arrived in the United States from Iran in 2011, and is determined to take advan...
College earns its first LEED certificate

College earns its first LEED certificate

Seminole State's oldest classroom building, which was renovated in 2011, has earned gold LEED certif...
Students receive Hispanic Heritage Scholarships

Students receive Hispanic Heritage Scholarships

Seminole State students Monica Figueroa and Ingrid Redondo have won scholarships worth $5,000 each f...
Hiroshima survivor Koko Kondo to speak Sept. 20

Hiroshima survivor Koko Kondo to speak Sept. 20

Atomic bomb survivor Koko Tanimoto Kondo will speak at Seminole State College on Sept. 20. Kondo wil...
Tips to help students cut costs and save money

Tips to help students cut costs and save money

September is College Savings Month, so it's a great time for students to think about how to reduce t...
Seminole State professor receives national award

Seminole State professor receives national award

Susan Dooley, professor of Medical Transcription at Seminole State College, has received the Educato...
Bachelor's degree students fuel growth for fall

Bachelor's degree students fuel growth for fall

Enrollment is up nearly 5 percent for Fall Term fueled, in part, by the addition of bachelor's degre...
Three students to attend GOP Convention in Tampa

Three students to attend GOP Convention in Tampa

The Washington Center is sponsoring three Seminole State honors students are taking part in the Repu...
Seminole State students explore Western Europe

Seminole State students explore Western Europe

Seminole State College students joined faculty, staff and community members to explore destinations ...
Dr. Laura Ross named VP of Academic Affairs

Dr. Laura Ross named VP of Academic Affairs

Dr. Laura Ross, who has been with Seminole State for more than two decades, has been named vice pres...
New programs, more hybrid classes for fall 2012

New programs, more hybrid classes for fall 2012

For students who are juggling jobs with college classes, Seminole State College has good news: The f...
Topic chosen for Seminole State's QEP

Topic chosen for Seminole State's QEP

Seminole State will focus on improving reading comprehension as part of its Quality Enhancement Plan...
New Testing Center opens at Sanford/Lake Mary

New Testing Center opens at Sanford/Lake Mary

To improve service to students and faculty, the College has opened a second Testing Center on the Sa...
College to participate in new veterans program

College to participate in new veterans program

Thanks to a federal ruling, unemployed veterans who attend Seminole State College are now eligible f...
PBL scores big at national business competition

PBL scores big at national business competition

Seminole State College's Phi Beta Lambda chapter earned high honors and recognition at the PBL Natio...
Board approves Capital Improvements Program

Board approves Capital Improvements Program

At its June 25 meeting, the Board of Trustees approved the Capital Improvements Program presented by...
College holds the line on tuition and fees

College holds the line on tuition and fees

The Board of Trustees has approved the College's 2012-13 budget, which includes no tuition or fee in...
Healthcare professor receives national honor

Healthcare professor receives national honor

Dr. Carol Clayton, program manager for Seminole State's Physical Therapist Assistant Program, has re...
Seminole State alumna graduates from Harvard

Seminole State alumna graduates from Harvard

Seminole State College graduate Lalita Booth, whose inspiring story of progressing "from homeless to...
College among top 100 for 2-year degrees in 2012

College among top 100 for 2-year degrees in 2012

Community College Week's Top 100 list ranks Seminole State No. 20 in the nation for graduating stude...
Student Affairs Division wins statewide award

Student Affairs Division wins statewide award

The Division of Student Affairs at Seminole State College of Florida won the Exemplary Practice Awar...
Nursing professor named to prestigious academy

Nursing professor named to prestigious academy

Seminole State College nursing Professor Maureen Tremel has been named a Fellow of the National Leag...
Photography professor to exhibit work in Mexico

Photography professor to exhibit work in Mexico

Seminole State College photography Professor Chris Bolton has been invited to show an exhibition of ...
College to offer pharmacy program in Fall 2012

College to offer pharmacy program in Fall 2012

To accommodate the growing need for pharmacy technicians in Central Florida, beginning in August, Se...
Bob Ledford interviewed by CMF Public Media

Bob Ledford interviewed by CMF Public Media

Oviedo Campus Provost Bob Ledford sat down for an extensive interview with Stephen McKenney Steck of...
Three GED graduates awarded scholarships

Three GED graduates awarded scholarships

A total of $4,000 was given to recipients to continue their education at Seminole State College.
Five Adult High School grads earn scholarships

Five Adult High School grads earn scholarships

A total of $15,000 was given to recipients to continue their education at Seminole State College.
Orlando Magic scholarships awarded to 3 students

Orlando Magic scholarships awarded to 3 students

In surprise presentations at their high schools on Monday, April 30, three high school students were...
College names 2012 Endowed Teaching Chairs

College names 2012 Endowed Teaching Chairs

Four Seminole State College of Florida faculty members were honored with $5,000 Endowed Teaching Cha...
McGee completes Fulbright-funded Russia trip

McGee completes Fulbright-funded Russia trip

Dr. E. Ann McGee, president of Seminole State College of Florida, recently returned from three weeks...
Jolene  Hale named manager of QRT Grants program

Jolene Hale named manager of QRT Grants program

Jolene Hale oversees the Quick Response Grants Program at Seminole State. The program provides state...
Seminole State graduates largest class

Seminole State graduates largest class

Seminole State College graduated its largest class on Friday, April 27, awarding more than 1,600 ass...
43rd Annual Student Art Exhibit awards announced

43rd Annual Student Art Exhibit awards announced

The Fine Arts Gallery at Seminole State College has announced the award winners in the 2012 student ...
Student wins $30,000 transfer scholarship

Student wins $30,000 transfer scholarship

Honors student Charles Bilyue, who postponed college for 10 years because of family and personal iss...
Student wins national kitchen design competition

Student wins national kitchen design competition

Interior design student Alice Mulcock has taken first place in the National Kitchen & Bath Associati...
Seminole State to host AACC convention

Seminole State to host AACC convention

As the host college for the event, Seminole State's programs will be highlighted, and more than 70 f...
Angela Kersenbrock receives national award

Angela Kersenbrock receives national award

Angela Kersenbrock, associate vice president for Career and Professional Programs at Seminole State ...
College makes list of top schools for Hispanics

College makes list of top schools for Hispanics

Seminole State College is among the top grantors of Associate in Arts (A.A.) degrees for Hispanic st...
Oviedo expo highlights student entrepreneurs

Oviedo expo highlights student entrepreneurs

Student entrepreneurs will take center stage at the Spring Student Entrepreneur Expo at Seminole Sta...
Seminole State recognizes student writers

Seminole State recognizes student writers

The English Department at Seminole State College recognized the winners of three student writing com...
Planetarium debuts new show in April

Planetarium debuts new show in April

The Planetarium at Seminole State College will explore the past, present and future of space explora...
Online tutoring now available to all students

Online tutoring now available to all students

All Seminole State students now have access to online tutoring services and resources through Smarth...
Seminole State grad shares success tips in book

Seminole State grad shares success tips in book

Isa Adney, who now works in the College's Student Life Office, is paying it forward with a new book ...
Brain Bowl Team takes 3rd place in state event

Brain Bowl Team takes 3rd place in state event

Seminole State's Brain Bowl team took third place at the Florida College System Activities Associati...
Childcare program achieves a first for Florida

Childcare program achieves a first for Florida

The Early Childhood Education Program at Seminole State College is the first in Florida to achieve n...
1960s activist Tom Hayden to speak March 15

1960s activist Tom Hayden to speak March 15

Tom Hayden, founder of the 1960s activist movement Students for a Democratic Society, will present "...
Russian educators visit Seminole State College

Russian educators visit Seminole State College

Six officials from Russian colleges saw firsthand some of Seminole State College's cutting-edge prog...
STEM program alumnus a finalist in Intel program

STEM program alumnus a finalist in Intel program

Neel Patel, a Seminole State College dual enrollment-STEM Research Program alumnus, placed sixth out...
Brain Bowl Team wins FCSAA regional competition

Brain Bowl Team wins FCSAA regional competition

For the third straight year, Seminole State's Brain Bowl team won all of its games and won the FCSAA...
Dr. McGee selected for Fulbright to visit Russia

Dr. McGee selected for Fulbright to visit Russia

Dr. E. Ann McGee, president of Seminole State, has received an award from the J. William Fulbright F...
Students to visit historic civil rights sites

Students to visit historic civil rights sites

During spring break, Seminole State students will travel to Memphis, Tenn., Birmingham and Selma, Al...
Minton named new associate dean of mathematics

Minton named new associate dean of mathematics

Tommy Minton, who taught mathematics at Seminole State for nearly seven years and most recently serv...
Study abroad with Seminole State in 2012

Study abroad with Seminole State in 2012

Students, faculty, staff and community members will have the opportunity to travel to Ireland or Lon...
Training exposes firefighters to hybrid vehicles

Training exposes firefighters to hybrid vehicles

Seminole State College is the first in Florida to offer training to help first responders confidentl...
Orlando Magic donate $75,000 to Seminole State

Orlando Magic donate $75,000 to Seminole State

The Orlando Magic Youth Fund presented a check for $75,000 to Seminole State President Dr. E. Ann Mc...
Two GED graduates awarded scholarships

Two GED graduates awarded scholarships

Two outstanding GED students were presented scholarships to continue their education at Seminole Sta...
Law enforcement awards at Seminole State

Law enforcement awards at Seminole State

Eleven awards were presented on Dec. 12 to the top students in each of the four graduating classes a...
Looking back at 2011: A year in review

Looking back at 2011: A year in review

The year 2011 was one of changes and achievement for Seminole State College, its students, faculty a...
Honors student named Leaders of Promise scholar

Honors student named Leaders of Promise scholar

Seminole State honors student Christopher Posey has won a Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise scholarship t...
Seminole State bachelor's grads make history

Seminole State bachelor's grads make history

Eighteen interior design students become the first to be awarded a four-year degree in the college's...
Seminole State among nation's fastest growing

Seminole State among nation's fastest growing

Seminole State College is again No. 2 among Florida's fastest-growing state and community colleges, ...
Students' electric car on display at auto show

Students' electric car on display at auto show

Students in Seminole State's Automotive Technology program transformed a 1999 Chevrolet Cavalier Z24...
Business expo features student entrepreneurship

Business expo features student entrepreneurship

In an economy that has shed millions of jobs, some students at Seminole State College have decided t...
College, SCPS partner to help at-risk students

College, SCPS partner to help at-risk students

Seminole State College will set aside up to $800,000 during the next four years for scholarships for...
Students deck halls of Leu House for holidays

Students deck halls of Leu House for holidays

Interior design students have once again used their creativity to transform the Leu House Museum int...
Nursing grads earn top scores once again

Nursing grads earn top scores once again

Graduates of the Nursing Program at Seminole State College once again exceeded state and national av...
Input sought as QEP narrowed to top 18

Input sought as QEP narrowed to top 18

The QEP Committee is asking all faculty, staff and students to complete an online survey by Friday, ...
Grants total $1.5 million for adult education

Grants total $1.5 million for adult education

Funding for School of Academic Foundations programs will support the College's efforts to transition...
Student veterans help peers reach college goals

Student veterans help peers reach college goals

For Beverly Bonilla-Flores, service is second nature. While in the Navy, she was deployed to Iraq an...
Construction students eligible for scholarships

Construction students eligible for scholarships

Seminole State College is awarding $95,000 in scholarships to enhance the skills of entry-level cons...
Nursing Program wins Best Practice Award

Nursing Program wins Best Practice Award

The Nursing Program at Seminole State College of Florida received the 2011 Chancellor's Best Practic...
Gain edge in job market with College's help

Gain edge in job market with College's help

For students, internships or work experience could be the key to beating the competition in a diffic...
Alumni: Preparation is key to smooth transfer

Alumni: Preparation is key to smooth transfer

Nearly 50 percent of Seminole State's 32,000 students are pursuing Associate in Arts (A.A.) degrees ...
Music Program offers new Sunday recital series

Music Program offers new Sunday recital series

The Fine Arts Department at Seminole State College of Florida is launching Applause, a Sunday recita...
Make your suggestions for the QEP

Make your suggestions for the QEP

Seminole State College is developing a long-term plan aimed at enhancing student learning, and would...
2 honors students selected for NASA program

2 honors students selected for NASA program

Seminole State College honors students Matthew Hopper and Brandon Carpenter are among just 48 studen...
Community Pathfinder Award goes to Bill Vogel

Community Pathfinder Award goes to Bill Vogel

Seminole State College of Florida President Dr. E. Ann McGee presented this year's Community Pathfin...
Student wins $5K Hispanic Heritage Scholarship

Student wins $5K Hispanic Heritage Scholarship

The Hispanic Heritage Scholarship Fund of Metro Orlando has awarded a $5,000 scholarship to Edwin Pe...
Grant helps pay for Harvard EMS training

Grant helps pay for Harvard EMS training

Angel Nater, program manager for Emergency Medical Services at Seminole State College, will attend a...
Creative writing professor wins poetry prize

Creative writing professor wins poetry prize

Seminole State College of Florida English Professor Webb Harris Jr.'s poem "Admonition" won the Thom...
Students feel 'responsibility' after Japan trip

Students feel 'responsibility' after Japan trip

After hearing survivors of the atomic bombings in Hiroshima and Nagasaki tell their stories, Seminol...
A decade later, Seminole State remembers 9/11

A decade later, Seminole State remembers 9/11

The attack on Sept. 11 touched the lives of Americans a decade ago and continues to have an impact. ...
3rd floor of building L a model of green design

3rd floor of building L a model of green design

Students taking classes in the newly renovated third floor of building L on Seminole State's Sanford...
2011-12 Leadership Academy participants

2011-12 Leadership Academy participants

Congratulations to the 23 faculty and staff members who have been selected for the Seminole State Le...
Fall Term brings new financial aid rules

Fall Term brings new financial aid rules

New federal regulations governing financial aid will affect students beginning with the Fall Term. T...
Student writes book to honor his native Haiti

Student writes book to honor his native Haiti

Jimmy Demosthenes wrote 'Haiti: Courage and Resilience of a Great Nation' to share his homeland's hi...
Demo shows which materials weather storms best

Demo shows which materials weather storms best

Seminole State construction, architecture and design students saw firsthand how different constructi...
Altamonte Springs offers early bird classes

Altamonte Springs offers early bird classes

Early birds who like to make the most of their mornings can earn college credit and still be at work...
NASA selects planetarium for video project

NASA selects planetarium for video project

NASA has selected the Planetarium at Seminole State College to help create an interactive video pres...
Students travel the globe with Seminole State

Students travel the globe with Seminole State

Seminole State College students, faculty, staff and community members visited Southeast Asia, Easter...
Altamonte Springs expansion moves forward

Altamonte Springs expansion moves forward

Seminole State College is moving ahead with plans to expand its Altamonte Springs Campus. On June 20...
Legislative actions mean changes for students

Legislative actions mean changes for students

As a result of decisions by Florida's lawmakers, students returning to Seminole State College of Flo...
Seminole State among top 100 for 2-year degrees

Seminole State among top 100 for 2-year degrees

The College ranks No. 42 for its number of students graduating with A.A. and A.S. degrees, according...
College recognizes RN grads

College recognizes RN grads

More than 100 registered nursing students graduated in Seminole State College of Florida's 31st Nurs...
Nursing welcomes international visitors

Nursing welcomes international visitors

Seminole State College will co-host the 10th Annual International Nursing Simulation/Learning Resour...
Seminole State graduates firefighting students

Seminole State graduates firefighting students

Seminole State College's Fire Academy program graduated 45 students on Wednesday, June 8, at 7 p.m. ...
Cyber security program graduates first class

Cyber security program graduates first class

Seminole State College of Florida's Cyber Security Training Program, a partnership between the Colle...
Seminole State ranked in top 100 for diversity

Seminole State ranked in top 100 for diversity

Seminole State College is graduating higher numbers of minority students than many institutions in t...
Student selected for congressional internship

Student selected for congressional internship

Seminole State's Sebastian Sanchez is spending his summer in Washington, D.C., as part of the Congre...
$5 million award for higher education partners

$5 million award for higher education partners

Seminole State College of Florida President Dr. E. Ann McGee joined University of Central Florida Pr...
Student wins first place in national competition

Student wins first place in national competition

Interior design student Mary Anne Jarrell took first place in the National Kitchen & Bath Associatio...
Service leads to honor for three students

Service leads to honor for three students

Three Seminole State College students have been accepted into the Stetson University Bonner Leader P...
New software helps students master algebra

New software helps students master algebra

ALEKS, which stands for Assessment and LEarning in Knowledge Spaces, is an interactive, Web-based pr...
Internships are a must in today's economy

Internships are a must in today's economy

College students are learning that, in today's economy, education plus experience are the prerequisi...
Five GED graduates awarded scholarships

Five GED graduates awarded scholarships

More than $4,200 was given to recipients to continue their education at Seminole State College. The ...
Four Adult High School grads earn scholarships

Four Adult High School grads earn scholarships

A total of more than $10,000 was given to recipients to continue their education at Seminole State C...
Student wins $30,000 transfer scholarship

Student wins $30,000 transfer scholarship

Honors student Daniel Leon is one of only 60 students in the nation to win a Jack Kent Cooke scholar...
Student to help NASA develop robotic rovers

Student to help NASA develop robotic rovers

Brian Webb, a student in the Art & Phyllis Grindle Honors Institute, is one of 80 students selected ...
Christi Ashby is distinguished alumna

Christi Ashby is distinguished alumna

Christi Ashby, editor and publisher of the women's magazine Orange Appeal, was awarded the Seminole ...
Honors students selected for global seminar

Honors students selected for global seminar

Sophomore Amanda Palmeira and freshman Lauren Vinson will travel to Austria this summer as part of t...
Brain Bowl team competes in national tournament

Brain Bowl team competes in national tournament

For the second year in a row, Seminole State College's Brain Bowl team members competed in the Natio...
Honors student wins prestigious scholarship

Honors student wins prestigious scholarship

Seminole State honors student Juan Robayo has been named to the 2011 Coca-Cola Community College Ac...
English Department recognizes student writers

English Department recognizes student writers

The English Department recognized the winners of three student writing competitions during a ceremon...
Early College gives high schoolers a head start

Early College gives high schoolers a head start

More than 400 Seminole County high school students take classes at Seminole State College though Ear...
Dance challenge to benefit Nursing Program

Dance challenge to benefit Nursing Program

The Nursing Program is selling a limited number of tickets to the May 22 event.
Honors student receives Guistwhite Scholarship

Honors student receives Guistwhite Scholarship

Daniel Leon is one of only 20 students across the country to be named a 2011 Guistwhite Scholar. He ...
Seniors use waivers to pursue their passions

Seniors use waivers to pursue their passions

A program, allowed by Florida statute and initiated by the College's District Board of Trustees, giv...
Seminole High School wins Battle of the Brains

Seminole High School wins Battle of the Brains

Seminole High School's Orange Team won the 17th Annual Battle of the Brains at Seminole State Colleg...
Seminole State students learn rare art of fresco

Seminole State students learn rare art of fresco

At Seminole State College of Florida, students have the rare opportunity to study the art of fresco,...
2-year degrees a step toward high-paying jobs

2-year degrees a step toward high-paying jobs

A two-year degree is a great steppingstone into a high-paying career, but a four-year degree is cruc...
College awards first Paul M. Wegman scholarship

College awards first Paul M. Wegman scholarship

Amy Blaker has been awarded Seminole State's first Paul M. Wegman Endowed Scholarship. Blaker, 25, w...
Honors book club to discuss 'Teacher Man'

Honors book club to discuss 'Teacher Man'

The Art and Phyllis Grindle Honors Institute Book Club will host a discussion of 'Teacher Man,' by t...
Free training helps displaced workers find jobs

Free training helps displaced workers find jobs

Seminole State College has received contracts totaling $345,000 from Workforce Central Florida to pr...
SBDC to offer Kauffman FastTrac program

SBDC to offer Kauffman FastTrac program

The Small Business Development Center at Seminole State College will conduct the eight-week Kauffman...
Hugh Moore named associate dean

Hugh Moore named associate dean

Hugh Moore has been named associate dean of the Business, Legal and Office Administration Department...
Small Business Services offers class for boomers

Small Business Services offers class for boomers

The Small Business Services Department at Seminole State College of Florida and the City of Casselbe...
Law enforcement awards honor top students

Law enforcement awards honor top students

Ten awards were presented on Dec. 14 to the top students in each of the three graduating classes at ...
Students snapping up College merchandise

Students snapping up College merchandise

Look around any Seminole State campus, and you'll see lots of students sporting Seminole State merch...
Two GED graduates awarded scholarships

Two GED graduates awarded scholarships

At the Dec. 9 graduation, a total of $1,000 was given to two students so that they can continue thei...
AAA funds automotive scholarships

AAA funds automotive scholarships

Employees at the AAA National Office in Heathrow raised $2,200 for scholarships for automotive stude...
Sabrina O'Bryan is distinguished alumna

Sabrina O'Bryan is distinguished alumna

Sabrina O'Bryan, assistant county manager for Seminole County, was awarded the Seminole State Colleg...
Students dress up Leu House for holidays

Students dress up Leu House for holidays

Interior design students at Seminole State College of Florida used their creativity to transform the...
Enroll now for baccalaureate prerequisites

Enroll now for baccalaureate prerequisites

The Admissions Office is urging new graduates who are interested in one of the College's five bachel...
College's double-digit growth continues

College's double-digit growth continues

Seminole State College is No. 2 among Florida's fastest-growing community and state colleges, accord...
See students' work at Neiman Marcus

See students' work at Neiman Marcus

The Interior Design Program at Seminole State College and Neiman Marcus Orlando are partnering to pr...
Nursing students win award at state convention

Nursing students win award at state convention

At the Oct. 28-30 Florida Nursing Student Association Convention, Seminole State College of Florida'...
FCA names Laura Dickinson Teacher of the Year

FCA names Laura Dickinson Teacher of the Year

The Florida Communication Association has named Seminole State College of Florida professor Laura Di...
Veteran enrollment jumps 20 percent

Veteran enrollment jumps 20 percent

Between Fall 2009 and Fall 2010, the number of veterans registered at Seminole State jumped 20 perce...
Live-fire props provide real-world experience

Live-fire props provide real-world experience

Fire Science students at Seminole State College of Florida now have even more options for training, ...
ELS practice tests win fans worldwide

ELS practice tests win fans worldwide

Since the English Language Studies' quizzes for speakers of other languages were placed on the Colle...
FCS chancellor discusses higher education

FCS chancellor discusses higher education

Dr. Willis Holcombe, chancellor of the Florida College System, spoke at Seminole State College on Th...
Honors student can add researcher to resume

Honors student can add researcher to resume

When Michael Myerson isn't in class or studying, he's in front of a screen playing video games. The ...
STEM program a finalist for statewide award

STEM program a finalist for statewide award

Seminole State College of Florida's STEM Research Program was one of three finalists for the 2010 Ex...
Seminole State expands bachelor's offerings

Seminole State expands bachelor's offerings

The Florida Board of Education approved Seminole State's application to begin offering B.S. degrees ...
Register now for 2011 Travel Study programs

Register now for 2011 Travel Study programs

Students, faculty, staff and community members can travel to Spain, Egypt or Southeast Asia as part ...
Interactive technologies help students find jobs

Interactive technologies help students find jobs

The Seminole State College Career Development Center has launched a Facebook page and live chat serv...
Japan trip leaves lasting memories

Japan trip leaves lasting memories

Seminole State students who traveled to Japan as part of the American University Nuclear Studies Ins...
122 law enforcement students graduate

122 law enforcement students graduate

Eleven awards were presented on Aug. 19 to the top students in each of the four graduating classes f...
Scholarship will help student with 'green' dream

Scholarship will help student with 'green' dream

Interior design student Adrienne Nunez has won a $1,000 scholarship from the Central Florida Chapter...
College expects record enrollment for Fall 2010

College expects record enrollment for Fall 2010

Fall Term 2010 is shaping up to be another record-breaker for enrollment at Seminole State College o...
Programs take students to Europe, Asia

Programs take students to Europe, Asia

More than 60 students, faculty, staff and community members spent the summer abroad as part of Semin...
Seminole State, UCF partner on new IT degree

Seminole State, UCF partner on new IT degree

Seminole State College of Florida students who graduate with an Associate in Science degree in compu...
Seminole State transitions to new loan program

Seminole State transitions to new loan program

Seminole State College is now using the new Federal Direct Loan Program (FDLP) to offer student loan...
Oviedo woman an NKBA 'outstanding student'

Oviedo woman an NKBA 'outstanding student'

Seminole State College of Florida student Kristin Sellers was recently recognized by the National Ki...
High school girls learning that IT can be fun

High school girls learning that IT can be fun

Thirty-eight high school students from Oviedo and Winter Springs have been taking part in the Tri-Re...
Seminole State graduates largest nursing class

Seminole State graduates largest nursing class

A record 191 registered nursing students graduated during Seminole State College of Florida's 30th N...
Students will visit Japan this summer

Students will visit Japan this summer

Two Seminole State students will spend part of their summer in Japan, learning firsthand about the a...
Seminole State is again among paper's Top 100

Seminole State is again among paper's Top 100

The College ranks No. 21 in the number A.A. degrees awarded in Community College Week's annual ranki...
Students spend summer conducting research

Students spend summer conducting research

The STEM Research Program allows students to conduct research and to have the results published in u...
Dr. Laura Ross named Dean of Arts and Sciences

Dr. Laura Ross named Dean of Arts and Sciences

Dr. Laura Ross has been named Dean of the Arts and Sciences Division at Seminole State, effective Ju...
Seminole State alumna receives Audubon award

Seminole State alumna receives Audubon award

Seminole State alumna Suzanne Lewis is one of four recipients of the National Audubon Society Women ...
New Interior Design program manager named

New Interior Design program manager named

Cheryl Knodel became program manager for Seminole State College's Interior Design Program effective ...
Five GED graduates receive scholarships

Five GED graduates receive scholarships

Five outstanding GED students were presented scholarships to continue their education at Seminole S...
Dr. McGee receives PTK gold medallion

Dr. McGee receives PTK gold medallion

Dr. E. Ann McGee received the first-ever President's Council Gold Medallion from Phi Theta Kappa Int...
Three professors selected for NEH workshops

Three professors selected for NEH workshops

Seminole State College of Florida professors have been selected to attend summer study workshops sup...
Students honor interior design founder with luncheon

Students honor interior design founder with luncheon

To honor Interior Design Program Manager Jill Smith, the student chapters of the American Society of...
Student wins $30,000 transfer scholarship

Student wins $30,000 transfer scholarship

Tatiana Viecco, 21, arrived in the United States from Colombia six years ago speaking no English. Th...
Seminole State hosts Israeli visitors

Seminole State hosts Israeli visitors

Seminole State College of Florida welcomed five guests from Israel on Thursday, April 22, as part of...
Interior Design student's work on display

Interior Design student's work on display

Nadia Diaz, a student in Seminole State's Interior Design program, is among the designers whose entr...
Students named to All-Florida Academic Team

Students named to All-Florida Academic Team

Honors students Lani Milton and Tatiana Viecco have been named to the Phi Theta Kappa 2010 All-Flori...
Student selected for global outreach conference

Student selected for global outreach conference

Daniel Leon, a member of Seminole State's Art & Phyllis Grindle Honors Institute, will attend former...
English Department recognizes student writers

English Department recognizes student writers

The English Department recognized the winners of three student writing competitions during a ceremon...
Students compete for Ford/AAA Auto Skills title

Students compete for Ford/AAA Auto Skills title

High school juniors and seniors from across Florida will compete Friday, April 16, in the Ford/AAA A...
Free digital media training for shuttle workers

Free digital media training for shuttle workers

Seminole State College of Florida is expanding its online digital media workforce training to help a...
Learn more about finishing your degree with UCF

Learn more about finishing your degree with UCF

All Seminole State students are invited to learn more about transferring to the University of Centra...
Study abroad opportunities announced for 2011

Study abroad opportunities announced for 2011

Students, faculty, staff and community members can travel to Spain, Egypt or Southeast Asia as part ...
Toys teach students the importance of play time

Toys teach students the importance of play time

Students don't usually attend college to play with toys, but that's what students in Educational Pra...
Crooms senior wins Seminole State scholarship

Crooms senior wins Seminole State scholarship

A team from Seminole High School won the trophy at the College's annual math contest on March 20. An...
Seminole State, UCF dedicate Partnership Center

Seminole State, UCF dedicate Partnership Center

Officials from Seminole State and the University of Central Florida kicked off a weekend of celebra...
Two nursing professors selected for safety panel

Two nursing professors selected for safety panel

Latoya Wells and Marilyn Wells of Seminole State's nursing faculty will take part in the Quality and...
Seminole High School team wins Battle of the Brains

Seminole High School team wins Battle of the Brains

Sixty-two students from seven Seminole County high schools competed in the 16th annual Battle of the...
Education conference draws 500 to Seminole State

Education conference draws 500 to Seminole State

More than 500 early childhood educators from across Florida attended the Sixth annual Early Learning...
College hosts visitors from 10 countries

College hosts visitors from 10 countries

Ten international educators, part of a State Department program, spent some time in the English Lang...
International Book Club announces spring selection

International Book Club announces spring selection

Students, faculty, staff and community members are invited to read "Interpreter of Maladies," a coll...
Nursing students excel on licensure test

Nursing students excel on licensure test

Graduates of Seminole State achieved the highest pass rate of all Central Florida graduates in Assoc...
High enrollment spurs faculty expansion

High enrollment spurs faculty expansion

In response to continuing enrollment spikes, Seminole State has filled 10 regular, full-time faculty...
College's Partnership Center gets an A from students

College's Partnership Center gets an A from students

Students taking classes in the new $33 million Partnership Center at Seminole State College of Flori...
Seminole State welcomes its first baccalaureate students

Seminole State welcomes its first baccalaureate students

More than 40 students at Seminole State College of Florida are making history this month as the Coll...
Four GED students awarded scholarships

Four GED students awarded scholarships

Four outstanding GED students received scholarships to continue their education at Seminole State Co...
Training offered for displaced media professionals

Training offered for displaced media professionals

Seminole State College, in partnership with Workforce Central Florida, is sponsoring free digital me...
The changing face of Seminole State

The changing face of Seminole State

More and more recent high school graduates are choosing to spend their first two years of college at...
Welcome, baccalaureate students!

Welcome, baccalaureate students!

Spring Term 2010 marked the start of Seminole State's first four-year degree program. On Monday, Jan...
Welcome, baccalaureate students!

Welcome, baccalaureate students!

Spring Term 2010 marks the start of the College's first four-year degree program -- a BAS in interio...
Schaffner addresses graduates

Schaffner addresses graduates

Distinguished Alumna Dede Schaffner was the guest speaker for Seminole State's December Commencement...
AAA employees fund automotive scholarships

AAA employees fund automotive scholarships

Employees at the AAA National Office raised $2,000 to fund automotive scholarships at Seminole State...
Students flocking to honors program

Students flocking to honors program

Recession-savvy honors students are choosing Seminole State for their first two years of college.
Student wins travel scholarship

Student wins travel scholarship

Brava Reyes will travel to Seville, Spain, in the spring after winning a $4,500 Benjamin A. Gilman I...
A decade of change at Seminole State

A decade of change at Seminole State

The first decade of the new millennium has been one of historic growth and change at Seminole State ...
Nearly 1,200 graduating this term

Nearly 1,200 graduating this term

It's graduation season at Seminole State. This will be the first graduation since the Sept. 21 name ...
College's growth surge continues

College's growth surge continues

Seminole State is No. 2 among Florida's fastest-growing two-year colleges, according to Community Co...
Vet finds success at Seminole State

Vet finds success at Seminole State

Army National Guard member Tara Guyher enrolled in classes after a 10-month tour of duty in Iraq.
Schaffner receives ACCT award

Schaffner receives ACCT award

Dede Schaffner, former Seminole State trustee, won the 2009 Southern Regional Trustee Leadership Awa...
Apply for scholarships online

Apply for scholarships online

Seminole State students can now apply for scholarships online through a new system.
Tables turned on students, employers

Tables turned on students, employers

A reverse career fair, held Nov. 4 and sponsored by the Career Development Center, allowed students ...
Nursing grads continue their streak

Nursing grads continue their streak

Seminole State nursing graduates' NCLEX test scores once again exceed state averages.
Students hold 2nd Green Trade Show

Students hold 2nd Green Trade Show

This year's event attracted even more vendors, and students were impressed by the array of products ...
Waldorf Astoria salutes Dr. McGee

Waldorf Astoria salutes Dr. McGee

Seminole State's president was recognized as one of the 'first ladies of Orlando' during the hotel o...
Big crowds attend annual events

Big crowds attend annual events

More than 2,000 high school and college students and parents participated in University Quest and Co...
Faculty attend NLN in Philadelphia

Faculty attend NLN in Philadelphia

Four members of Seminole State's Nursing program attended the annual nursing education conference.
Honors student competes again

Honors student competes again

Trishelle Copeland-Johnson will take part in her second national poster competition at Oak Ridge, Te...
AGC student chapter opens

AGC student chapter opens

Students formed their own chapter of Associated General Contractors of America on Sept. 25.
Community Pathfinder: Dede Schaffner

Community Pathfinder: Dede Schaffner

Dr. McGee presented the longtime trustee with the award at the Collegewide Convocation on Sept. 29.
Honors student in SULI Program

Honors student in SULI Program

Trishelle Copeland-Johnson researched cartilage repair through the Science Undergraduate Laboratory ...
Online classes surge 62 percent

Online classes surge 62 percent

Students and faculty appreciate the flexibility that distance learning offers.
Students give high marks to CPS

Students give high marks to CPS

They like the Center for Public Safety's roomy classrooms and high-tech atmosphere. The $17.6 milli...
MyMail offers students e-mail access

MyMail offers students e-mail access

Students are encouraged to communicate with the College and their professors via the free and secure...
Professor achieves LEED credential

Professor achieves LEED credential

Cheryl Knodel is now a LEED Green Associate.
Construction student finds her niche

Construction student finds her niche

Andrea Hart tried several majors before discovering her talent for construction management.
Grant supports women in science

Grant supports women in science

The $10,000 grant, awarded by the PBS&J Foundation Inc., will provide resources for SCC students who...
August law enforcement awards

August law enforcement awards

An academic award was presented to the top student in each of the graduating classes.
New orientation simplifies process

New orientation simplifies process

Student Success Services found a way to simplify the orientation process and also save the College t...
Cynthia L. Drago joins Board

Cynthia L. Drago joins Board

Gov. Crist has appointed Cynthia L. Drago to replace Dede Schaffner on SCC's District Board of Trust...
Open enrollment now under way

Open enrollment now under way

Students are encouraged to enroll as soon as possible, since SCC is expecting record enrollment this...
Course lets students do own research

Course lets students do own research

Students in the new STEM program will learn research skills and work with mentors at area labs. Two ...
SCC receives early learning grant

SCC receives early learning grant

Early Learning Coalition of Seminole County's $65,152 grant will provide training for childhood educ...

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Seminole State open for normal business operations, classes underway

Seminole State open for normal business operations, classes underwayUpdated: Sept. 19 at 4:13 p.m. Seminole State College of Florida is open for normal business operations, and classes are underway. Here’s what you need to know as the College resumes its normal schedule.Read More »

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Seminole State receives 4th consecutive national award for excellence in diversity and inclusion

Seminole State receives 4th consecutive national award for excellence in diversity and inclusionSeminole State College of Florida is one of only five Florida colleges and universities 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. This is the fourth consecutive year that Seminole State has been named as a HEED Award recipient. Only 80 colleges and universities nationwide were selected for the award.Read More »

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Seminole State announces 2017-18 cultural arts season

Seminole State announces 2017-18 cultural arts seasonThe Center for Fine and Performing Arts at Seminole State College will kick off its 2017-18 cultural arts season with a theater production of the drama “Almost, Maine,” a gallery exhibit displaying the sculptural photographs of Brooks Dierdoff, and a series of student music recitals.Read More »

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