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September 29, 2016
South Puget Sound Community College’s Campus Activities Board is pleased to host nationally recognized thought leader and social advocate Nikki Silvestri.  Silvestri will spend the evening discussing food justice and climate change, aiming to inspire students and community members in attendance. Silvestri is the Co-Founder and CEO of Silvestri Strategies, a project design and management firm working to support thriving communities, economies, and natural environments.  As the Co-Founder of Live Real and former Executive Director of People's Grocery and Green for All, Silvestri has... More...
September 19, 2016
Recent work between South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) and community partners has won the college’s Natural and Applied Sciences division the Collaborative Opportunities Grant.  The grant, awarded by the American Chemical Society, will support the ongoing development of undergraduate research opportunities for SPSCC students.  This collaborative program enables SPSCC students interact with—and create a bridge to—faculty, four-year institutions, local businesses, and state agencies. One partner in the effort, Dragon Analytical Laboratory, Inc., is helping students learn... More...
September 14, 2016
After a nearly two year closure, the Percival Creek Footbridge on SPSCC's Olympia Campus is projected to re-open in October of 2016. Designed and created in 1989, this historic art piece over Percival Creek has seen damage due to aging, weather, and vandalism, and was closed in 2015.  SPSCC has been working closely with community partners to restore and open the bridge to foot traffic, which is now just around the corner. History of the bridge The Percival Creek Footbridge was obtained through the State of Washington’s Art in Public Places program in 1989. Designed and created by... More...
September 6, 2016
South Puget Sound Community College is pleased to host the experimental artworks of internationally recognized artist Margaret Noble in the upcoming Resonating Objects exhibition.  Resonating Objects is a series of sculptural sound experiences designed to immerse audiences in artifacts of identity and memory through tactile gestures and ephemeral sonic experiences. What: Margaret Noble: Resonating Objects When: Sept. 12 - Oct. 21, 2016 Where: The Gallery at the Kenneth J. Minnaert Center for the Arts Noble’s work is influenced by the beat-driven dance culture of 1980s southern... More...
August 30, 2016
Each year, SPSCC has the honor of recognizing its newest faculty members. This year, the college is especially excited to onboard a group of world-class educators from diverse and remarkable backgrounds. Chad Bacon Advanced Manufacturing Technology Professor, Applied Technology Chad Bacon joins the full-time faculty at SPSCC after more than six years at the college. Dr. Michael Gray Film Production and Media Communication Professor, Humanities & Communication Michael Gray is a lifelong learner and explorer of all things.  His achievement of a bachelor degree, two master's... More...
August 31, 2016
South Puget Sound Community College has released its 2016-17 winter schedules for men’s and women’s basketball. Men’s Basketball Prior to the start of NWAC league games, the Men’s Basketball team will be participating in several scrimmages, games, and tournaments. Non-league tournaments and invitationals Dec. 1-3, Monterey Bay Classic, Monterey Peninsula College, CA Dec. 9-11, Dale Bates International, Eugene, OR Dec. 16-18, Edmonds Crossover, Edmonds, WA NWAC league home games Jan. 11, 8 p.m., Green River Gators Jan. 18, 8 p.m., Pierce Raiders Jan. 28, 3 p.m., Tacoma... More...
August 18, 2016
After a nearly a year of planning, recruiting, try-outs, and summer practices, SPSCC Athletics’ newest recruits prepare to hit the field (Men’s Soccer) and the court (Women’s Volleyball) in just a few short weeks. Men’s Soccer The Men’s Soccer team is entering its second season under Head Coach Chris Crowe, who previously held the position of Assistant Coach for four years.  With only six returning sophomores and the rest new recruits, Coach Crowe expects that the young and eager team will force the competition to bring everything they’ve got to the field.  Coach Crowe shares some... More...
August 10, 2016
South Puget Sound Community College along with Goldsmiths, University of London has implemented a new articulation agreement for studies in Politics.  The agreement allows qualified SPSCC graduates to transfer into Goldsmiths’ Bachelor of Arts in Politics program with advanced standing. The agreement was formalized earlier this month when representatives from SPSCC met at Goldsmiths, University of London to sign the agreement. This agreement offers numerous benefits to SPSCC graduates, including: Students aiming to attain a bachelor’s degree in Politics can swiftly enter into the... More...
August 2, 2016
This year we will Spark. SPSCC today announced its theme and lineup for the 2016-17 Artist & Lecture Series: Spark—the people and events that were catalysts to a movement that changed how we live today. This year's Artist & Lecture Series is about getting students and the community engaged in purposeful discussion that leads to action.  Each guest performer and speaker has established a reputation that inspires and sparks audiences in a unique and powerful way.  SPSCC aims to leverage the influence of this season's seven guest performers to ignite the campus and the... More...
August 1, 2016
The Skokomish Indian Tribe has recently made significant strides in the completion of basic education for adult tribal members—earning a high school diploma as an adult.  Thanks to the hard work of SPSCC Director of Tribal Programming Dr. Shanon Millman and Skokomish Education Director Antonio Sandifer, the Skokomish Indian Tribe has seen seven graduates from the High School 21+ (HS21+) program in less than one year with two more on the cusp of completion.  Two of the graduates have already enrolled in classes at SPSCC. Millman has been with SPSCC for fifteen years, working in the... More...