South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) today announced that SPSCC president Dr. Timothy Stokes was awarded the 2018 Pacesetter of the Year award by the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR), District 7. He was recognized at an awards ceremony at the NCMPR District 7 conference in Boise, Idaho, on Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018.
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By Tom Simpson
Last June, the Broadway revival of Tony Kushner’s Angels in America won Tony awards in multiple categories, including best actor for Andrew Garfield and best revival of a play. Director Lauren Love is now bringing this 25-year-old, groundbreaking drama to South Puget Sound Community College’s stage.
South Puget Sound Community College presents its first 2018-19 Artist & Lecture Series speaker, Alina Fernández, on Oct. 18, 2018, at 7:30 p.m. in the Kenneth J. Minnaert Center for the Arts.
Fernández is a novelist, activist, and radio show host, internationally famous for her autobiography "Castro's Daughter: An Exile's Memoir of Cuba." She will speak of growing up in Cuba as Fidel Castro's daughter in the political environment of the 1960's and 70's and her later departure, as well as provide insight into the country's future and great potential.
All student services in The Center for Student Success (Bldg. 22) will close at 2 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 5, 2018, for The Experience annual fundraising event. The One Stop, Start Here desk, Library, Assessment Center, tutoring centers, and other services will remain closed for the weekend; they will resume regular hours on Monday, Oct. 8, 2018.
Article via Nisqually Valley News
Yelm Community Schools has expanded its educational vision beyond the walls of K-12. Through new partnerships with South Puget Sound Community College, Yelm Timberland Library and the South Sound YMCA, 25 local adults are currently earning their high school diplomas at Yelm Extension School this fall. The class is full, and more are waiting to sign up.
In 2004 archaeologist Dale Croes and Native American basketmaker Ed Carriere began an unusual collaboration to study and eventually reconstruct ancient baskets from the Pacific Northwest. Croes is a retired SPSCC faculty member and Thurston County resident.
Article via American Archaeology
By Julian Smith
This year, South Puget Sound Community College is delighted to welcome 16 additional members across four divisions to the ranks of its full-time faculty. While some faces may be familiar and others brand new, they all bring a valuable diversity of backgrounds, education, and life experience to the college community.
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