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New report ranks Wash. state's community colleges as best in U.S.

August 19, 2019

Article via KOMO News
By KOMO News Staff

Washington state's community college system is the best in the nation, according to a new study released Monday.

The new report, by personal finance website WalletHub, ranked hundreds of U.S. schools in the American Association of Community Colleges based on 19 different criteria, including costs, efficiency, retention rates, graduation rates and career outcomes.

Welcome Week 2019

August 19, 2019

Welcome Week is a great way for new (and returning) students to get connected and feel supported on campus. Join us for Welcome Week 2019 from Sept. 23 to Oct. 6.

Welcome to SPSCC

Sept. 23 & 24, 7:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Parking Lots, Foot Paths, All Across Campus
StudentLife wants to welcome you to your first days at SPSCC! Need help finding class? Want some free SPSCC swag? Find someone in a student life t-shirt and ask for help!

15 years later: meet alumna Doty Catlin - Advance cover story

August 13, 2019

It was Doty Catlin’s second attempt at college. Back in 1990, she began at Grays Harbor College, but her studies quickly halted after getting married and having a baby. But when Doty enrolled at SPSCC in 2002, she was a recently single mom who knew that going back to school would provide a sound future for her daughter. “She was 11 when I started at SPSCC, in junior high.”

Watch Doty's video profile on YouTube >

SPSCC welcomes Andrew Green as Head Men’s Basketball Coach

July 22, 2019

Though it’s a big change of scenery for the Marceline, Missouri native, Andrew Green admits the Pacific Northwest has long been a target for him, his wife Marilyn, and their shih tzu-terrier Pearl—with the city of Olympia being the perfect size for their family, and SPSCC representing an opportunity to work within the community college system.

Eugene’s Ninkasi Brewing says it will open pub in Tumwater

July 20, 2019

Article via The Olympian
By Rolf Boone

Eugene-based Ninkasi Brewing announced Friday it plans to open a pub and work with South Puget Sound Community College at the Tumwater Craft District now under construction on Capitol Boulevard near E Street.

The Tumwater Craft District, the craft brewing and distilling destination now taking shape on a hillside near Capitol Boulevard, received a major boost Friday after Eugene-based Ninkasi Brewing announced a partnership with the district.