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Campus Closing 6/30

June 30, 2022

UPDATE: 5:30 P.M.

Law enforcement has cleared campus of the threat from this afternoon.

SPSCC will remain closed for the rest of today, June 30.

Serendipity Children's Center at SPSCC will be open on Friday.

For other updates to activities on Friday or the weekend, please check directly with the event host.


The SPSCC Olympia Campus is closing immediately on Thursday, June 30.

Building 22 Closure 6/27

June 27, 2022

Building 22, the Center for Student Success, is closed starting at 12 p.m. today, June 27.

The closure is due to today's extreme heat and problems that occurred with the cooling system over the weekend.

Virtual services remain open as usual. Operations should return to normal on Tuesday, June 28.

Meet Alumna Crystal Maynor

June 22, 2022

“That was the biggest shock to me. To have the small-town feel of a tight-knit community in a city like Olympia is just absolutely amazing. Especially considering how much the community comes together to support SPSCC and its students.”

Alumna Crystal Maynor graduated from SPSCC’s Paralegal program in 2018. She now lives in Michigan and works as a paralegal at a medical malpractice law firm. From a young age, Crystal knew she wanted to be involved in the field of law.

One SPSCC Faculty Member Awarded Tenure

June 15, 2022

South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) and the Board of Trustees awarded tenure to one faculty member at the Board of Trustees meeting on June 14, 2022.

Congratulations to Kamara Taylor (Psychology) on her accomplishments and dedication to SPSCC students and the community. Her tenure will be effective winter 2023.

Meet SPSCC’s 2022 Outstanding Student Award Recipients

June 13, 2022

South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) presented students Molly Echols, Yuho Fujii, and Jemal Ozkara with the 2022 Outstanding Student Award at the SPSCC Commencement Ceremony on June 10, 2022.

Molly, Yuho, and Jemal were nominated by college staff and faculty to recognize each student’s personal growth, academic achievement, and contributions to the college and community during their time at SPSCC. Each student was awarded a $500 scholarship from the SPSCC Foundation.

Class of 2022 Scholarship Recipients Honored with Commemorative Foundation Scholar Pin

June 10, 2022

Our Foundation team is so proud to honor SPSCC's graduating class of 2022. This year's cohort has weathered COVID and navigated a myriad of challenges over the past two years to reach this achievement. At this year's Commencement ceremony we will honor the scholars who have received support from the SPSCC community though scholarships by giving each recipient an SPSCC Foundation Scholar commemorative pin in recognition of their tenacity, commitment, and resilience.