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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.

June 2018

  • SSCC offers free GED prep classesSSCC offers free GED prep classes
  • Adults who want to earn their GED, prep for college, or improve basic academic skills are invited to attend free classes through the Adult Opportunity Center (AOC) at Southern State Community College.

May 2018

  • S.T.E.A.M. Summer Camps at Southern StateS.T.E.A.M. Summer Camps at Southern State
  • Do you know kids who love science, technology, engineering, arts (design), and mathematics? Check out the S.T.E.A.M. Summer Camps offered in Hillsboro and Wilmington through a partnership between Southern State Community College and Southern Ohio Educational Service Center.
  • SSCC healthcare programs celebrate graduationSSCC healthcare programs celebrate graduation
  • Graduates of Southern State Community College's medical assisting and allied health programs were honored April 25 at a Graduate Tea. Graduates from the medical assisting, phlebotomy technician and billing and coding specialist programs attended.

April 2018

  • SSCC Board of Trustees to meet May 4SSCC Board of Trustees to meet May 4
  • The Southern State Community College Board of Trustees will meet 4:30 p.m., Friday, May 4, in Room 184 of the college's Central Campus, 100 Hobart Drive, Hillsboro.
  • SSCC board's finance committee to meet April 19SSCC board's finance committee to meet April 19
  • The Finance Committee of Southern State Community College’s Board of Trustees will meet 3 p.m., Thursday, April 19, in Dr. Kevin Boys' office on the college's Central Campus, 100 Hobart Drive, Hillsboro. The meeting is open to the public.
  • SSCC hosts Healing from Sexual AssaultSSCC hosts "Healing from Sexual Assault" on April 13
  • A seminar on "Healing from Sexual Assault" will be held 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday, April 13, in the auditorium on Southern State Community College’s Central Campus, 100 Hobart Drive, Hillsboro. The event is free and open to the public.

March 2018

  • SSCC Board of Trustees to meet January 17SSCC Board of Trustees to meet March 21 and 22
  • The Southern State Community College Board of Trustees will meet beginning 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 21, and reconvening 9 a.m. Thursday, March 22, in the large conference room at the Ohio Association of Community Colleges offices, 175 S. Third St., Suite 560, Columbus. The meeting is open to the public.
  • Easter Egg Hunt BannerBreakfast with the Bunny on March 24 at SSCC Fayette
  • Breakfast with the Bunny & Easter Egg Hunt will be held 9-11 a.m. Saturday, March 24, at Southern State Community College’s Fayette Campus, 1270 U.S. Route 62 SW, Washington C.H. The egg hunt will begin at 10 a.m. and, in the case of inclement weather, can be held indoors.
  • Image of Dead Man's Cell Phone posterSSCC presents 'Dead Man's Cell Phone' April 6-8
  • SSCC Theatre Company proudly presents Sarah Ruhl’s “Dead Man’s Cell Phone,” playing April 6-8 in the Edward K. Daniels Auditorium on Southern State Community College’s Central Campus, 100 Hobart Drive, Hillsboro. The Friday and Saturday performances begin at 7:30 p.m.; the Sunday matinee begins at 3:30 p.m.

February 2018

  • Image of SSCC engineering studentsSSCC marks National Engineering Week from Feb. 20-23
  • Southern State Community College is celebrating National Engineering Week with open house events on the college’s Central Campus. During the four days of open house events, the engineering lab will be open to the public from 12 noon to 2 p.m. for visitors to meet with engineering faculty, tour the labs, discuss engineering options, and enjoy snacks, games, and freebies.
  • Image of Love, Loss, & What I Wore posterSSCC presents 'Love, Loss, & What I Wore'
  • SSCC Theatre Company proudly presents Nora and Delia Ephron's "Love, Loss, & What I Wore," playing 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 17, in the Edward K. Daniels Auditorium on Southern State Community College's Central Campus, 100 Hobart Drive, Hillsboro.

January 2018

  • Image of Russ BrewerSSCC's Russ Brewer Announces Retirement
  • For the past decade, Southern State Community College has maintained a strong presence in Adams County through the SSCC Enterprise Center in Winchester. Now that plans are underway for the new SSCC Adams County Campus in West Union, the needs served by the Enterprise Center will transition to the future SSCC campus.
  • SSCC Daryl Privott PresentationSix Blocks with Daryl Privott
  • Guest speaker Daryl R. Privott, Ph.D. will present “Six Blocks: Learning How to Overcome Failure in Today’s World” 9-10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 2, on Southern State Community College’s Central Campus, 100 Hobart Drive, Hillsboro.
  • SSCC Board of Trustees to meet January 17SSCC Board of Trustees to meet January 17
  • The Southern State Community College Board of Trustees will meet 12 noon Wednesday, Jan. 17, in the Community Room of the college’s Brown County Campus, 351 Brooks-Malott Road, Mt. Orab. The meeting is open to the public.
  • SSCC Wins Cloud Leadership AwardSouthern State's IT team wins Cloud Leadership Award
  • Southern State Community College has been named a recipient of a Cloud Leadership Award for moving self-hosted technology services to the cloud, as well as embracing additional cloud services to address many strategic needs of the college.
  • SSCC Respiratory Care celebrates graduationSSCC Respiratory Care celebrates graduation
  • Southern State Community College's 11th graduating class in the Respiratory Care program was honored during a Dec. 9 ceremony on the college's Central Campus in Hillsboro.