South Puget Sound Community College hosted the 22nd annual All-Washington Academic Team ceremony on Thursday, March 23, and honored two of its most distinguished students. Marina Bae Graham and Gyanna Lam were recognized for their outstanding academic achievements, extracurricular experiences, and their roles within the Phi Theta Kappa international honor society.
The historical 2016-2017 Clippers Men’s Basketball season came to an end on Friday, March 10, when the Clippers lost to the RiverHawks of Umpqua Community College 66-53 at Everett Community College. The Clippers were the lone Regional Champion to advance to the Elite 8 of the NWAC Championship.
South Puget Sound Community College is calling for applicants to the Next Step Scholarship. Current SPSCC students who plan to transfer to University of Washington Tacoma should apply by April 10 at 5:00 p.m. for The Next Step Scholars Endowment.
The SPSCC Nursing Program is taking steps toward national program accreditation through the National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (NLN CNEA), a new national accrediting body for all types of nursing programs. Earning national accreditation is an important next step for the program: national accreditation will affirm the quality of the program as well as meet the requirements that Washington State has set for the national accreditation of all nursing programs in the state by 2020.
The Art Department at South Puget Sound Community College is thrilled to host Pittsburgh artist Kevin Snipes for a series of “unconventional pottery” demonstrations and lecture on March 21, free to the public. The day-long workshop will demonstrate Snipes’ layered approach to construction and surface decoration of pottery, as well as discuss the ideas that instigate his narrative illustrations.
“It’s the best team in South Puget Sound history,” Coach Aaron Landon said. “... It was really hard to come up short, but it’s just a really exciting time at South Puget Sound. “We’ve got really good people at the college. You can quote me on it — we’ll be good again next year.”
South Puget Sound Community College will host the 22nd annual All-Washington Academic Team ceremony on Thursday, March 23, 2017. The top students from each of Washington State’s 34 community and technical colleges will be honored in this annual recognition ceremony. The keynote will feature a message from Marty Brown, Executive Director of the Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges.
Jayda has always known that she has an analytical mind. She also wants to serve those around her. That’s why she worked in various clerical roles for state agencies, supporting teams and getting behind the mission of each agency. But it wasn’t until 2004, when she started in the Office of Financial Management, that Jayda found her calling in state accounting.
Clippers Women’s Basketball wrapped up their 2016-2017 season March 1 at home versus western region champion Lower Columbia, falling in a tight contest to the Red Devils 69-58. The home finale also served as the last game in a Clipper uniform for seven sophomores; they were recognized prior to the start of the game at “Sophomore Night”.
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