Southern State Community College

Southern State Community College (SSCC) is a public community college based in Hillsboro, Ohio. It is divided into four campuses in Mount Orab ("Brown County campus"), Washington Court House ("Fayette campus"), Hillsboro ("Central campus"), and Wilmington ("North campus"). Southern State Community College was founded in February 1975 as Southern State General and Technical College. The name of the school was changed only a few years later in 1977 to the name it is known by now.[3]

Southern State Community College
Former name
Southern State General and Technical College
TypeCommunity college
Established1975
PresidentDr. Kevin Boys[1]
Students2,722[2]
Location, ,
United States

History

The school was chartered in 1975 as Southern State General and Technical College. A couple of years later in 1977, the name was changed to Southern State Community College.

Construction of facilitates carried on for many of the college's early years. In 1976, South Campus opened in Brown County while former Clinton County Air Force Base buildings were renovated to become North Campus near Wilmington.

In 1981, the college's administrative offices were moved from North Campus to Hillsboro.

References

  1. "Welcome from the President". Southern State Community College. Retrieved 4 March 2018.
  2. As of fall 2016. "Headcount Enrollment at University System of Ohio Institutions, Fall 2007 to Fall 2016" (PDF). Ohio Department of Higher Education. Retrieved 4 March 2018.
  3. "Southern State Community College About Page". Retrieved 25 October 2012.


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