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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!

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May 2017

  • Kristy Wilkin sworn in as Southern State trusteeKristy Wilkin sworn in as Southern State trustee
  • At the May 5 meeting of the Southern State Community College Board of Trustees, Highland County Common Pleas Court Judge Rocky A. Coss presided over the swearing in of Kristy S. Wilkin who was appointed by Gov. Kasich for a term through May 11, 2022.

March 2017

  • SSCC welcomes Canadian folk group on April 26SSCC welcomes Canadian folk group on April 26
  • Southern State Community College will welcome the Canadian progressive folk group Le Vent du Nord 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 26, in the Edward K. Daniels Auditorium on SSCC’s Central Campus.
  • SSCC Theatre presents ‘Waiting for Godot’ April 7-9SSCC Theatre presents ‘Waiting for Godot’ April 7-9
  • SSCC Theatre will present Samuel Beckett’s “Waiting for Godot” on April 7 and 8 (at 7:30 p.m.) and April 9 (at 3:30 p.m.) in the Edward K. Daniels Auditorium on Southern State Community College’s Central Campus.
  • SSCC Board of Trustees to meet March 29 and 30SSCC Board of Trustees to meet March 29 and 30
  • The Southern State Community College Board of Trustees will meet beginning 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 29, and reconvening 9 a.m. Thursday, March 30, in the large conference room at the Ohio Association of Community Colleges.

February 2017

  • College Credit Plus process for 2017-18 now underwayCollege Credit Plus process for 2017-18 now underway
  • Students intending to participate in College Credit Plus (CCP), the program that provides Ohio students with the opportunity to earn college credit while still in high school, can now begin the notification process for the 2017-18 school year.
  • SSCC hosting Open Houses for GED sitesSSCC hosting Open Houses for GED sites
  • Interested in earning a GED? Southern State Community College is planning informational Open House events at its GED prep site locations throughout February and March.
  • Lynn Stevens sworn in as Southern State trusteeLynn Stevens sworn in as Southern State trustee
  • At the Jan. 25 meeting of the Southern State Community College Board of Trustees, Fayette County Probate Court Judge David B. Bender presided over the swearing in of Lynn S. Stevens of Highland County whose appointment will continue through May 11, 2022.

January 2017

  • Southern State announces new GED site in ManchesterSouthern State announces new GED site in Manchester
  • Southern State Community College announces the opening of a new GED preparation site in Manchester. In February, the college’s Adult Opportunity Center will begin offering its GED prep classes from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at Manchester Education and Activity Center.