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There’s always something exciting to announce at Southern State—cool upcoming events, new academic programs, celebrations of student success. Check out our press releases to local media and keep your thumb on Southern State’s pulse!

Check out the Archive for press releases from previous years.

July 2015

  • Upcoming info sessions for SSCC programsUpcoming info sessions for SSCC programs
  • Southern State Community College is hosting informational sessions for several of its technical programs which are offered at both campus and offsite locations. The info sessions are being held at the locations where those programs are offered. Fall semester classes begin Aug. 24 and registration is now underway.
  • Southern State announces new GED site in West UnionSouthern State announces new GED site in West Union
  • Southern State Community College announces the opening of a new GED preparation site in West Union. Beginning in August, the college’s Adult Opportunity Center will offer its GED prep classes from 8:30-11:30 a.m. and 5:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at the West Union Church of Christ on 270 Lloyd Road (across from the high school).

June 2015

  • 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee SSCC Theatre presents “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” July 24-26
  • SSCC Theatre will present “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” at 7:30 p.m. on both Friday, July 24, and Saturday, July 25, and a family-friendly lite version at 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 26, in the Edward K. Daniels Auditorium on the Central Campus of Southern State Community College, 100 Hobart Drive, Hillsboro.
  • 2015 Hillsboro Elks SSCC Scholarship SSCC awards Hillsboro Elks Scholarship to Maverick Ward
  • Southern State Community College is proud to announce the recipient of the Hillsboro Elks Scholarship for 2015. The SSCC Foundation and the Hillsboro Elks presented the award to Maverick Ward, a 2015 graduate of Hillsboro High School.

May 2015

  • Marilyn Jones State Nursing Educator AwardSSCC instructor wins state nursing educator award
  • A nursing instructor with Southern State Community College has been awarded the Excellence in Practical Nursing Education Award from the Ohio Organization of Practical Nurse Educators (OOPNE) at the state conference in March.

April 2015

  • SSCC Commencement Address delivered by Dr. RandellDr. Randall to deliver SSCC commencement address
  • Southern State Community College is pleased to announce Thomas Randall, M.D., has been selected to deliver the commencement address for the college’s 40th graduating class. Commencement will begin 7 p.m. Friday, May 8, in The Patriot Center on Central Campus, 100 Hobart Drive, Hillsboro.

March 2015

  • SSCC New TrusteesDe Bruin, Prickett, Rudduck sworn in as SSCC trustees
  • At the March 18 meeting of the Southern State Community College Board of Trustees, Clinton County Common Pleas Court Judge Tim Rudduck presided over the swearing in of Brian De Bruin, Brian Prickett, and Kyle Rudduck, whose appointments fill the final vacancies on the college’s board.

January 2015

  • SSCC 9th Respiratory Care Class SSCC Respiratory Care celebrates graduation
  • Southern State Community College’s ninth graduating class in the respiratory care program was honored during a recent ceremony on the college’s Fayette Campus in Hillsboro.
  • Connect to College Days SSCC campus in Mt. Orab to host college visit day Jan. 23
  • Are you thinking about attending college but have questions about how to get started? Then your very first step is attending Southern State Community College’s "Connect to College" visitation day Friday, Jan. 23, at SSCC’s Brown County Campus, 351 Brooks Malott Road, Mt. Orab.
  • Chansellor D. Stroud, Kelly L. Grogan, Cambriah J. Shelton, Ryan O. Coleman SSCC Basic Peace Officers complete training
  • The cadets of Southern State Community College’s Basic Peace Officers Training Program were recognized at a special ceremony held December 16 at the college’s Fayette Campus in Washington Court House.