Seminole State College (Oklahoma)

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Seminole State College
Established1931 (1931)
PresidentLana Reynolds
AthleticsTrojans
Websitewww.sscok.edu

Seminole State College is a public community college in Seminole, Oklahoma.

History[edit]

The college was founded as Seminole Junior College in 1931 and was renamed Seminole State College in 1996.[1]

Campus[edit]

The campus is in Seminole, Oklahoma at the junction of Highway 9 W and U.S. Route 270.

Organization and administration[edit]

The college president is Lana Reynolds. A lifelong resident of the Seminole, Oklahoma area, Reynolds began as Director of Public Relations for the college in 1987. She is a 1981 graduate of Oklahoma Christian University. She was named an Outstanding Alumna of her alma mater in 2017. [2]

Academic profile[edit]

The college provides one and two-year programs of collegiate-level technical-occupational education.

Student life[edit]

Sport[edit]

The college athletics teams are nicknamed the Trojans. The head men's basketball coach is Don Tuley.

Notable alumni[edit]

  • Nick Blackburn, MLB player, a starting pitcher for the Minnesota Twins.[3]
  • Anthony Bowie, former NBA player
  • Jimmy Youngblood, former pro wrestler, played minor league baseball in the Philadelphia Phillies organization.
  • Éric Gagné, MLB player, Cy Young Award winner in 2003, closer for the Los Angeles Dodgers
  • Ryan Franklin, Former professional baseball player
  • Evan Gattis, MLB player, designated hitter, catcher, and left fielder for the Houston Astros.
  • Simone Edwards, WNBA player, forward center, and first Kodak All-American in Seminole's school history.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.sscok.edu/Cat1%2712-aboutSSC/Affil.html Seminole State College - Who are We?
  2. ^ "About SSC". Seminole State College. Archived from the original on 24 October 2016. Retrieved 20 May 2017.
  3. ^ "Nick Blackburn Stats". Baseball Almanac. Retrieved December 10, 2012.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°14′54″N 96°42′16″W / 35.24839°N 96.70443°W / 35.24839; -96.70443