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Roades named next SSCC president

Dr. Nicole Roades has been selected to replace Dr. Kevin Boys as president of Southern State Community College in July 2022.  Roades, currently the SSCC vice president of academic affairs, was appointed Wednesday by the Southern State Board of Trustees at its regular meeting. She will assume the position July 1. Roades has served in herContinue reading “Roades named next SSCC president”

New Health Science Center

Southern State Community College in Hillsboro now boasts a state-of-the-art Health Science Center that will better prepare nursing and medical assisting students for the healthcare field.  The college announced Friday a dedication ceremony and ribbon cutting slated for Nov. 1 from 4-6 p.m.  Southern State President Dr. Kevin Boys said one would be “hard pressedContinue reading “New Health Science Center”

The Power of Words

A national exhibit surrounding the life of Anne Frank is open to the public at Southern State Community College’s Hillsboro campus, followed by a production of “Diary of Anne Frank” at the beginning of November. “Let Me Be Myself” is the title of the exhibit, which includes 30 three-by-six-foot panels displaying text and images relatedContinue reading “The Power of Words”

Supercomputer at SSCC

A supercomputer capable of searching the outer limits of space for alien life and helping stop the spread of Covid-19 is located close to home at Southern State Community College, where computer science students learned valuable knowledge and skills in their field by building it themselves.  “This is an amazing example of student-selected, project-based learning,”Continue reading “Supercomputer at SSCC”

Pandemic launches SSCC into future

While COVID-19 has brought unprecedented challenges to Southern State Community College and many other education institutions, it has also launched the local community college into the future.  SSCC President Dr. Kevin Boys said the college’s focus on developing personal connections with students while providing robust remote learning options became more important than ever when theContinue reading “Pandemic launches SSCC into future”