Celebrating Seminole State College Graduates!


Congratulations to all the recent graduates of Seminole State College!  

As you embark on the next chapter of your journey, we applaud your achievement and emphasize the importance of programs like Destination Graduation. These initiatives provide crucial support and opportunities for students navigating challenges on their academic journey. 

Destination Graduation: Making College Accessible 

Destination Graduation is a collaborative effort between Heart of Florida United Way and Seminole State College with the support of Truist Bank. Our collective goal is to make college more accessible. Through this program, we provide essential support to students facing financial barriers, ensuring they have the necessary resources to stay on track and graduate. 

Benefits of Destination Graduation 

  • Enhanced Graduation Rates: Increased success for low-income, first-generation, and Veteran students 
  • Personalized Support: Access to community and campus resources guided by dedicated case managers 
  • Financial Assistance: Direct aid to prevent college dropout due to non-academic challenges 

Who Can Benefit from Destination Graduation 

  • Low-Income Students: Students facing financial hardship can benefit from the financial assistance and support services offered by Destination Graduation. 
  • First-Generation Students: For students who are the first in their family to attend college, the program provides valuable guidance and support to navigate the unfamiliar terrain of higher education. 
  • Veteran Students: Veterans transitioning to civilian life and pursuing higher education can access specialized support tailored to their unique needs through Destination Graduation. 

Support for When Life Happens 

Life is full of unexpected challenges, and at Heart of Florida United Way, we understand that sometimes, students need a helping hand to overcome obstacles and reach their academic goals. Whether it’s financial hardship, personal setbacks, or academic struggles, our program is here to provide the support you need to stay on track and graduate. 

Need support? 

Contact us to schedule an appointment and learn how Destination Graduation can support you. 

Call 407-362-8052 or email DestinationGraduation@hfuw.org  

Once again, congratulations to this year’s Seminole State College graduates! We are excited to see where you go from here!